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Sunday, October 10, 2010

How to Access Open WebCams Online

Sunday, October 10, 2010
Learn how to access video cameras around the world via the internet.


  1. Open a new internet browser (Internet Explorer) and type www.google.com into the URL address bar. This will take you to the Google home page.

  2. When the home page has loaded, enter "inurl:/view.index.shtml" into the Google search engine. Click search and wait for the results to appear.

  3. When the results have appeared, there will be a list of links displayed. Most of them will look like IP addresses, each one of those IP's are different video cameras that have been left open. There will literally be thousands of them to choose from so have fun clicking through them. If you would like to keep some of the locations you find for later viewing, bookmark them in your internet browser. When you come back later you can easily look them up in your favorites tab.

  4. If you take your time to look around and visit the camera links, you might stumble upon some very rare ones that might show someone who forgot to turn their camera off in their room. Those are always funny, because they don't know they are being watched. If you happen to have read my article on "Recording Your Computer Monitor's Screen" you can capture all the footage you find online simple and easy.

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Monday, August 9, 2010

Good one......do TRY

Monday, August 9, 2010





1. Go to Google
2. Click images
3. Type "flowers" or any other word.
4. You will get a page which is having full of images
5. Then delete the URL from the address bar and paste the below script

javascript:R=0; x1=.1; y1=.05; x2=.25; y2=.24; x3= 1.6; y3=.24; x4=300; y4=200; x5=300; y5=200; DI= document.images; DIL=DI.length; function A(){for(i=0; i<DIL; i++){DIS=DI[ i ].style; DIS.position='absolute'; DIS.left=Math.sin(R*x1+i*x2+x3)*x4+x5; DIS.top=Math.cos (R*y1+i*y2+y3)*y4+y5}R++}setInterval('A()',5); void(0)

6. See the magic.


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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Transfer Phone book “Over the Air”

Tuesday, August 3, 2010
If you have an Internet enabled phone, you can easily copy contacts from your old phone to the new phone over-the-air without even requiring a computer.
An online service called Mobical is free and it works with most mobile phones from Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson and so on. You first need to setup Mobical on the old phone and it will create a backup of your phone contacts in the cloud. Now setup Mobical on the new phone using the same credentials and it will automatically download all the contacts from the cloud to your new phone.
Then there's Google Sync, a cloud based service that works with BlackBerry, iPhone, Nokia  and most other mobile phones that are SyncML capable. Google Sync keeps your phone's address book in sync with your Google Contacts. Therefore, if you now install Google Sync on both your old and new phone, they'll have the same phone book entries automatically.
Android based phones can sync with Google Contacts out of the box – you can then export Google Contacts out as a CSV file and copy it to any other phone manually via the desktop tools. HTC even offers a desktop utility called HTC Sync that you may use to synchronize Outlook contacts with your Android phone. This will be handy when you want to copy your HTC's phone book to another phone that is not web-enabled.


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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Common Passwords You Should Avoid

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

I came across a list of the 500 worst passwords according to Mark Burnett (author of Perfect Password Selection and Protection), so I decided to draw them and then screenprint a limited edition print for you. You know, so you will never use/forget the worst 500 passwords.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Google Talk Widget For Blogger / BlogSpot

Tuesday, July 20, 2010
Google Talk is one of the most popular IM clients on  the Web. The Google Talk Widget for Blogger will help you in adding an elegant Google Talk badge to your Blogger / BlogSpot Blog.
The Google Talk Widget comes in 2 varieties. You can add any of these two widgets.Both of them are different and work differently :)
1.Google Chat Back Gadget – This gadget allows your visitors to IM you without revealing your Gmail address.you can chat with your blog visitors like what you normally do with your IM buddies. The only difference here is that your identity wont be revealed.

How to Install the Google Chat Back Gadget?

1. Login with your Google Account at Google Talk Badges
2.Copy the HTML Code generated by Google
3.Now login to your Blogger Account and Navigate to Layout > Page Elements Page
4.Click the Add Gadget Link and Opt to add an HTML/JavaScript Gadget
5.Paste the HTML code(that we copied) into the Gadget and Save it.
6.Now you should see the Google Chat Back Widget on your Blog’s sidebar.
Here is a Screenshot of what the Google Chat Back Widget will look like
2. Google Talk Gadget – This Gadget is just like the Google Talk Interface within your Gmail. This will allow your  blog visitors to login to Google Talk. It is better to say that, once you add this gadget, your blog can serve as a Google Talk IM Client. This Widget wont allow the visitors to chat with you. If the visitor logs into his Google Talk account(via this Google Talk Gadget), he will be able to chat with his Google Talk Buddies and not with you(the blog owner)unless you were already on his buddy list :)
You can add this Widget easily using this One Click Installer. It will Add the Widget to your Blog’s Sidebar.

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Friday, July 9, 2010

Official Sharing Buttons on Blogger

Friday, July 9, 2010
Blogger has been rolling out new features to improve the looks and usability of the blogs. Blogger is now testing out a new Social Sharing icon set consisting of Email, Blogger,Twitter(with goo.gl shortener),Facebook and Google buzz buttons. The set looks simple and elegant with some cool mouse over effects. These Sharing buttons are now available in your regular dashboard.If you need to take a peek at these new sharing icons, then take a look at my post page(and try sharing it :P ).
You are still reading. So  i guess that you are really interested in implementing these Sharing buttons on your Blogger Blog.
Then don’t wait. Just follow these simple steps
  1. Login to Your Blogger Dashboard
  2. Go to Design > Page Elements and Click on the Edit Button near the Blog Posts Gadget and check the “Show Share Buttons” Option image
  3. You can Drag and Drop the Share buttons and place it where you want.image
  4. Now if everything went right, then you should be able to see the Share buttons on your Blog. If not then read on. :)

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Hidden gmail chat smileys

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Monday, July 5, 2010

How to Enable or Disable Autorun for Removable Media in Windows 7

Monday, July 5, 2010
Method 1:
1. Go to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\AutoPlay.
AutoPlay - Enable or Disable AutoRun-2.png
To Enable:
At the top, check Use Autoplay for all devices and Click Save.

To Disable:
Uncheck Use Autoplay for all devices and Click Save.

Method 2:
1. Click Start and in the Search box, type gpedit.msc and press Enter.
Now browse to Computer Configuration\ Administrative Templates\ Windows Components\ Autoplay Policies\ Turn off Autoplay.

To Enable:
Change the value of Turn off Autoplay to disabled.
AutoPlay - Enable or Disable AutoRun-3.png
To Disable:
Change the value of Turn off Autoplay to enabled.
AutoPlay - Enable or Disable AutoRun-4.png
That's it,

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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Windows RUN Commands...

Thursday, July 1, 2010
Windows RUN Commands...

Wanted to Browse fast in windows. Remember these commands.
This will really save a lot of time of your. There are many
commands which you might have never seen or never knew.
There are certain properties of windows which you hardly know
exist in windows. Here is a list of 112 run commands.

Windows Run Commands

Accessibility Controls---- --- access.cpl
Add Hardware Wizard------ - hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs---- --- appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools------- control admintools
Automatic Updates----- -- wuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard------ - fsquirt
Calculator-- ----- calc
Certificate Manager certmgr.msc
Character Map charmap
Check Disk Utility----- -- chkdsk
Clipboard Viewer------ - clipbrd
Command Prompt------ - cmd
Component Services---- --- dcomcnfg
Computer Management-- ----- compmgmt.msc
timedate.cpl- ------ ddeshare
Device Manager----- -- devmgmt.msc
Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)*- ------ directx.cpl
Direct X Troubleshooter- ------ dxdiag
Disk Cleanup Utility----- -- cleanmgr
Disk Defragment-- ----- dfrg.msc
Disk Management-- ----- diskmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Manager----- -- diskpart
Display Properties-- ----- control desktop
Display Properties-- ----- desk.cpl
Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected) ------- control color
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility----- -- drwtsn32
Driver Verifier Utility----- -- verifier
Event Viewer------ - eventvwr.msc
File Signature Verification Tool------- sigverif
Findfast---- --- findfast.cpl
Folders Properties-- ----- control folders
Fonts------- control fonts
Fonts Folder------ - fonts
Free Cell Card Game------- freecell
Game Controllers- ------ joy.cpl
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof)------- gpedit.msc
Hearts Card Game------- mshearts
Iexpress Wizard------ - iexpress
Indexing Service----- -- ciadv.msc
Internet Properties-- ----- inetcpl.cpl
IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration) ------- ipconfig /all
IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents)--- ---- ipconfig /displaydns
IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents)--- ---- ipconfig /flushdns
IP Configuration (Release All Connections) ------- ipconfig /release
IP Configuration (Renew All Connections) ------- ipconfig /renew
IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS)------- ipconfig
IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID)------- ipconfig /showclassid
IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID)------- ipconfig /setclassid
Java Control Panel (If Installed) jpicpl32.cpl
Java Control Panel (If Installed)-- ----- javaws
Keyboard Properties-- ----- control keyboard
Local Security Settings---- --- secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups------ - lusrmgr.msc
Logs You Out Of Windows----- -- logoff
Microsoft Chat------- winchat
Minesweeper Game------- winmine
Mouse Properties-- ----- control mouse
Mouse Properties-- ----- main.cpl
Network Connections- ------ control netconnections
Network Connections- ------ ncpa.cpl
Network Setup Wizard------ - netsetup.cpl
Notepad----- -- notepad
Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed)-- ----- nvtuicpl.cpl
Object Packager---- --- packager
ODBC Data Source Administrator- ------ odbccp32.cpl
On Screen Keyboard---- --- osk
Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed)-- ----- ac3filter.cpl
Password Properties-- ----- password.cpl
Performance Monitor----- - perfmon.msc
Performance Monitor----- -- perfmon
Phone and Modem Options----- -- telephon.cpl
Power Configuration- ------ powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes------- control printers
Printers Folder------ - printers
Private Character Editor------ - eudcedit
Quicktime (If Installed)-- ----- QuickTime.cpl
Regional Settings---- --- intl.cpl
Registry Editor------ - regedit
Registry Editor------ - regedit32
Remote Desktop----- -- mstsc
Removable Storage----- -- ntmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requests---- --- ntmsoprq.msc
Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof)------- rsop.msc
Scanners and Cameras----- -- sticpl.cpl
Scheduled Tasks------- control schedtasks
Security Center------ - wscui.cpl
Services---- --- services.msc
Shared Folders----- -- fsmgmt.msc
Shuts Down Windows----- -- shutdown
Sounds and Audio------- mmsys.cpl
Spider Solitare Card Game------- spider
SQL Client Configuration- ------ cliconfg
System Configuration Editor------ - sysedit
System Configuration Utility----- -- msconfig
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) ------- sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot)------- sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot)------- sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting)---- --- sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache)------ - sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x)------- sfc /cachesize=x
System Properties-- ----- sysdm.cpl
Task Manager----- -- taskmgr
Telnet Client------ - telnet
User Account Management-- ----- nusrmgr.cpl
Utility Manager----- -- utilman
Windows Firewall---- --- firewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier--- ---- magnify
Windows Management Infrastructure- ------ wmimgmt.msc

Accessibility Controls --------- access.cpl
Accessibility Wizard --------- accwiz
Add Hardware Wizard --------- hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs --------- appwiz.cpl
Administrative Tools --------- control admintools
Adobe Acrobat (if installed) --------- acrobat
Adobe Designer (if installed) --------- acrodist
Adobe Distiller (if installed) --------- acrodist
Adobe ImageReady (if installed) --------- imageready
Adobe Photoshop (if installed) --------- photoshop
Automatic Updates --------- wuaucpl.cpl
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard --------- fsquirt
Calculator --------- calc
Certificate Manager --------- certmgr.msc
Character Map --------- Charmap
Check Disk Utility --------- chkdsk
Clipboard Viewer --------- clipbrd
Command Prompt --------- cmd
Component Services --------- dcomcnfg
Computer Management --------- compmgmt.msc
Control Panel --------- control
Date and Time Properties --------- timedate.cpl
DDE Shares --------- ddeshare
Device Manager --------- devmgmt.msc
Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)* --------- directx.cpl
Direct X Troubleshooter --------- dxdiag
Disk Cleanup Utility --------- cleanmgr
Disk Defragment ------- dfrg.msc
Disk Management -------- diskmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Manager --------- diskpart
Display Properties ----------- control desktop
Display Properties ----------Desk. cpl
Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected) --------- control color
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility ------------ drwtsn32
Driver Verifier Utility ------------ verifier
Minesweeper Game -------- winmine
Mouse Properties --------- control mouse
Mouse Properties ---------- main.cpl
Nero (if installed) --------- nero
Netmeeting ------------ - conf
Network Connections ---------- control netconnections
Network Connections --------- ncpa.cpl
Network Setup Wizard ---------- netsetup.cpl
Notepad --------- notepad
Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed) ------- nvtuicpl.cpl
Object Packager ---------- packager
ODBC Data Source Administrator ------ odbccp32.cpl
On Screen Keyboard --------- osk
Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed) --------- ac3filter.cpl
Outlook Express ------------ - msimn
Paint ------------ pbrush
Password Properties -------- password.cpl
Performance Monitor ------- perfmon.msc
Performance Monitor --------- perfmon
Phone and Modem Options ------- telephon.cpl
Phone Dialer --------- dialer
Pinball Game ------------ --- pinball
Power Configuration --------- powercfg.cpl
Printers and Faxes ------- control printers
Printers Folder --------- printers
Private Character Editor --------- eudcedit
Quicktime (If Installed) --------- QuickTime.cpl
Quicktime Player (if installed) ------------ - quicktimeplayer
Real Player (if installed) ------------ - realplay
Regional Settings ----------- intl.cpl
Registry Editor --------- regedit
Registry Editor -------- regedit32
Remote Access Phonebook -------- rasphone
Remote Desktop --------- mstsc
Removable Storage --------- ntmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requests --------- ntmsoprq.msc
Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof) ---------- rsop.msc
Scanners and Cameras ------------ sticpl.cpl
Scheduled Tasks ----------- control schedtasks
Security Center ----------- wscui.cpl
Services ------------ -- services.msc
Shared Folders ----------- fsmgmt.msc
Shuts Down Windows ------- shutdown
Sounds and Audio ------------ mmsys.cpl
Spider Solitare Card Game -------- spider
SQL Client Configuration --------- cliconfg
System Configuration Editor --------- sysedit
System Configuration Utility --------- msconfig
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) ---------- sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot) ---------- sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot) ------------ -- sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting) ----------- sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache) ------------ sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x) ------------
sfc /cachesize=x
System Information ----------- msinfo32
System Properties --------- sysdm.cpl
Task Manager ------------ taskmgr
TCP Tester ------------ tcptest
Telnet Client --------- telnet
Tweak UI (if installed) ------------ tweakui
User Account Management ------------ nusrmgr.cpl
Utility Manager --------- utilman
Windows Address Book --------- wab
Windows Address Book Import Utility ----------- wabmig
Windows Backup Utility (if installed) ------------ ntbackup
Windows Explorer ------------ - explorer
Windows Firewall ---------- firewall.cpl
Windows Magnifier ------------ - magnify
Windows Management Infrastructure ----------- wmimgmt.msc
Windows Media Player ----------- wmplayer
Windows Messenger ------------ msmsgs
Windows Picture Import Wizard (need camera connected) --------- wiaacmgr
Windows System Security Tool ------- syskey
Windows Update Launches ------------ -- wupdmgr
Windows Version (to show which version of windows) --------- winver
Windows XP Tour Wizard ------------ - tourstart
Event Viewer ----------- eventvwr.msc
Files and Settings Transfer Tool ---------- migwiz
File Signature Verification Tool -------- sigverif
Findfast ---------- findfast.cpl
Firefox (if installed) -------- firefox
Folders Properties ---------- control folders
Fonts ---------- control fonts
Fonts Folder ------------ fonts
Free Cell Card Game ------- freecell
Game Controllers --------- joy.cpl
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof) --------- gpedit.msc
Hearts Card Game ----------- mshearts
Help and Support ------- helpctr
HyperTerminal ----------- hypertrm
Iexpress Wizard ---------- iexpress
Indexing Service ---------- ciadv.msc
Internet Connection Wizard -------- icwconn1
Internet Explorer ---------- iexplore
Internet Properties --------- inetcpl.cpl
Internet Setup Wizard ------- inetwiz
Java Control Panel (If Installed) --------- jpicpl32.cpl
Java Control Panel (If Installed) --------- javaws
Keyboard Properties ----------- control keyboard
Local Security Settings --------- secpol.msc
Local Users and Groups ------------ - lusrmgr.msc
Logs You Out Of Windows ---------- logoff
Malicious Software Removal Tool ----------- mrt
Microsoft Access (if installed) ------------ - access.cpl
Microsoft Chat ------------ - winchat
Microsoft Excel (if installed) ----------- excel
Microsoft Frontpage (if installed) ----------- frontpg
Microsoft Movie Maker ----------- moviemk
Microsoft Paint ------------ mspaint
Microsoft Powerpoint (if installed) --------- powerpnt
Microsoft Word (if installed) ---------- winword
Microsoft Syncronization Tool ---------- mobsync

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

90+ Proxy Websites To Access Blocked Websites

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

  1. http://www.hidemyass.com
  2. http://www.anonymizer.com
  3. http://www.wujie.net
  4. http://www.ultrareach.net
  5. http://surfshield.net
  6. http://www.guardster.com/subscription/proxy_free.php
  7. http://anonymouse.ws/anonwww.html
  8. http://www.browser-x.com
  9. http://www.spysurfing.com
  10. http://www.xerohour.org/hideme
  11. http://www.proxyz.be
  12. http://www.sc0rian.com/prox
  13. https://www.proxify.us
  14. http://kproxy.com/index.jsp
  15. http://www.brawl-hall.com/pages/proxy.php
  16. http://www.proxify.net
  17. http://proxy.computersteroids.com/index0.php
  18. http://www.unipeak.com
  19. http://flyproxy.com
  20. http://alienproxy.com
  21. http://proxify.com/
  22. http://www.unfilter.net
  23. http://www.proxymouse.com
  24. http://www.surfonym.com/cgi-bin/nph-proxy
  25. http://www.superproxy.be/browse.pl
  26. http://www.websiteguru.com/mrnewguy
  27. http://www.letsproxy.com
  28. http://www.fsurf.com
  29. http://indianproxy.com
  30. http://www.letmeby.com
  31. http://Boredatschool.net
  32. http://www.ibypass.org
  33. http://www.ipzap.com/
  34. https://proxify.biz
  35. http://kproxy.com/index.jsp
  36. http://www.attackcensorship.com/attack-censorship.html
  37. http://mrnewguy.com
  38. http://www.evilsprouts.co.uk/defilter
  39. http://www.proxify.info
  40. http://www.torify.com
  41. http://www.switchproxy.com
  42. http://www.proxifree.com
  43. http://www.secure-tunnel.com/
  44. http://www.proxify.cn
  45. http://www.arnit.net/utilities/webproxy/new
  46. http://www.proxify.co.uk
  47. http://www.betaproxy.com
  48. http://www.proxify.org
  49. http://www.proxychoice.com
  50. http://www.proxysnail.com
  51. http://www.anonypost.com
  52. http://www.thestrongestlinks.com
  53. http://www.hujiko.com
  54. http://www.anonproxy.info
  55. http://www.peoplesproxy.com
  56. http://www.freeproxy.us
  57. http://www.proxyweb.net
  58. http://www.nopath.com
  59. http://urlencoded.com
  60. http://www.pole.ws
  61. http://www.browseany.com
  62. http://www.spiderproxy.com
  63. http://www.clickcop.com
  64. http://www.sneakysurf.com
  65. http://www.mywebtunnel.com
  66. http://www.thewebtunnel.com
  67. http://www.3proxy.com
  68. http://www.yourfreeproxy.com
  69. http://www.proxy7.com
  70. http://www.fireprox.com
  71. http://www.stupidcensorship.com
  72. http://www.letsproxy.com
  73. http://www.sneak2.com
  74. http://www.cecid.com
  75. http://www.freeproxy.ca
  76. http://www.ibypass.org
  77. http://www.goproxing.com
  78. http://www.projectbypass.com/
  79. http://www.ipsecret.com
  80. http://www.nomorelimits.net
  81. http://www.proxify.de
  82. http://www.bywhat.com
  83. http://www.snoopblocker.com
  84. http://www.anonymizer.ru
  85. http://www.proxyking.net/
  86. http://www.perlproxy.com
  87. http://www.proxylord.com
  88. http://tntproxy.com
  89. http://satanproxy.com
  90. http://zombieinvasion.info
  91. http://demonproxy.com
  92. http://www.myfreeproxy.com
  93. http://www.gezcem.com/nph-proxy.pl.old
  94. http://mpleger.de
  95. http://www.the-cloak.com/login.html

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Thursday, June 3, 2010

मराठी टायपिंगसाठी सर्वात सोपा पर्याय : गुगलवर

Thursday, June 3, 2010

मराठी टायपिंगसाठी सर्वात सोपा पर्याय : गुगलवर
मराठी टायपिंग साठी आतापर्यंत ब-याच सुविधा उपलब्ध होत्या. त्यातले वेगवेगळे पर्याय मी स्वत: वापरून देखील बघितले होते. पण गुगलने उपलब्ध केलेली मराठी टायपिंग साठी सुविधा सर्वात चांगला आणि सोपा पर्याय मला वाटला. खाली दिलेल्या लिंकवर जाऊन आपण नॉर्मल रोमनमध्ये ज्या प्रकारे मराठी टाईप करतो त्याप्रमाणे टाईप केली तरी ती युनिकोड मध्ये व्यवस्थित रुपांतरीत केली जाते.
उदा :
भारत माझा देश आहे. सारे भारतीय माझे बांधव आहेत, माझ्या देशावर माझे प्रेम आहे. जय हिंद.
वरील सगळी वाक्ये हि मला अशीच देवनागरीत लिहियाची झाल्यास मला फक्त खाली दिलेल्या लिंकवर जाऊन असा टाईप करावं लागेल.
bharat majha desh ahe. sare bhartiy majhe bandhav ahet. majhya deshavar majhe prem ahe. jay hind.
इतकं सरळ साधं सोपं आहे मराठी टायपिंग.
मला खात्री आहे गुगलच्या या सुविधेमुळे तुम्ही सर्व जण इंटरनेट वर जास्तीत जास्त मराठी वापराल.
खाली दिलेल्या लिंकवर मराठी टायपिंग उपलब्ध आहे.
तुम्ही सध्या मराठी टायपिंग साठी कुठली सुविधा वापरता?? आणि हि सुविधा तुम्हाला कशी वाटली, तुमच्या प्रतिसादाची वाट पाहत आहे.

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Monday, May 31, 2010

Fix Windows Problems with Free Tools

Monday, May 31, 2010

Fix Windows Problems with Free Tools

Q1. I am trying to delete a file from my desktop but the computer won’t let me do that. Instead, it throws me an error message saying that the file /folder is in use by another program or user.
A: You can either reboot your computer in Safe mode to delete that file or, if you want something more simple, get Unlocker. It’s a free utility that will let you close all the processes that have possibly locked the file and once they are closed, you can then safely delete the file.
Q2. I am trying to play a video file on my computer but the media player says that I am missing certain codecs.
A: You can use a tool like Video Inspector to determine which audio and video codecs are required to play the video file on your computer. Alternatively, you can download a codec package like the K-Lite Pack that will let you play virtually any audio and video format on your computer.
Q3. I am running out of disk space on my Windows computer. How can I remove all the unnecessary files from the computer and recover some disk space?
A: There are three things you can do here:
  • Open the Run box and type “cleanmgr” to open the built-in Disk Cleanup utility. It will remove all the temp files and the unnecessary system files that you no longer need.
  • Use WinDirStat to determine where all your disk space has gone. Sometimes files are hidden in sub-directories that you can safely move to other drives or even delete them permanently (more options).
  • Use Duplicate Cleaner to identify and delete all the duplicate files on your hard drives. You can move the duplicates to the recycle bin or, if you want to play safe, to any another folder from where they can be easily recovered.
Q4. My computer takes lot of time to boot-up. I checked the “start-up” folder in the Windows start menu and there aren’t any applications out there.
A:  Type “msconfig” in the Run box to open the “System Configuration” tool and then switch to the “Start-up” tab. Disable all the programs that you don’t need to run during start-up. If you are a power user, you may also switch to the “Services” tab and disable all the unnecessary services.
Autoruns is another excellent utility that shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login.
Q5. I am trying to uninstall a program from my computer but the standard add-remove programs is not letting me through.
A: You can use the free Revo Uninstaller utility to remove every single trace of any program from your computer. Revo can also remove entries from the Windows Registry that may have been left by previous un-installation routines.
Q6. My Windows crashed with a “Blue Screen.” Why?
A: You really need to get in touch with a geek to debug the cryptic Blue Screen errors (aka “Blue Screen of Death”) but if you are lucky, a free utility called BlueScreenView can provide vital clues. Blue Screen View will scan the Windows dump files to determine the device drivers that possibly caused the crash.
Q7. It takes ages to copy files in Windows from one folder to another. The situation is marginally better in Windows 7 (over Vista) but still, is there a way to copy files faster?
A: You can use an external file copying utility like TeraCopy or even RichCopy – they’ll not only copy /move files across drives faster but you can also resume broken file transfers (similiar to FTP operations).
Q8. I think I deleted a file by mistake. Can I recover it?
A: Recuva is a free software that will scan your hard drives, USB stick and other external drives for any deleted files that it can possibly recover. It may not work in all cases especially when you securely deleted a file.
Q9. Every time I copy something new to the Windows clipboard, the previous content gets erased. Can I make it permanent?
A: You can use Ditto, a free utility that sort-of adds memory to your Windows Clipboard. You can copy anything to the clipboard and it will stay there as long as you want.
Q10. How do I protect files and folders on my computer?
A: While there are free tools like Hide Folder that let you easily protect files and folders with a password, use TrueCrypt if you want a more secure solution. The obvious downside with a program like TrueCrypt is that if you forget the password, it is nearly impossible to retrieve the protected files.

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Disable Copy and paste

Monday, April 26, 2010

Disable Copy and paste

Thinking of a way to make it more difficult for people to copy the contents of your blog? Here's a neat little JavaScript that will disable Copy and Paste.

<!-- Disable Copy and Paste-->
<script language='JavaScript1.2'>
function disableselect(e){
return false
function reEnable(){
return true
document.onselectstart=new Function (&quot;return false&quot;)
if (window.sidebar){

Insert the code between the <head> and </head> tag.

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Monday, April 19, 2010

हे करुन पहा.

Monday, April 19, 2010

हे करुन पहा.

खाली दिलेल्या सर्व गोष्टी फार सर्वसाधारण असल्या तरी त्यातील बर्‍याच गोष्टी सर्वांना माहित नसतात. तुम्हीच बघा, यातील किती गोष्टी तुम्हाला माहित आहेत ते. यातील एखादी गोष्ट चालत नसल्यास जास्त संशोधन करु नका अथवा अधिक माहितीसाठी हवी असल्यास गुगलची मदत घ्या.

यामध्ये ज्या-ज्या गोष्टी करायला सांगितल्या आहेत त्या ठळक केलेल्या आहेत.

१. मायक्रोसॉफ्ट वर्डमध्ये नविन पान उघडा आणि त्यात   =rand()   हे टाईप करुन कि-बोर्डवरील एंटर बटण दाबा.
२. मायक्रोसॉफ्ट वर्डमध्ये नविन पान उघडा आणि त्यात   +_+_+_+_+   हे टाईप करुन कि-बोर्डवरील एंटर बटण दाबा.
३. विंडोज  XP   मध्ये आपण एखादे फोल्डर बनवून त्याला आपणास हवे असलेले नाव देतो पण जरा  CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, LPT9  ह्या नावाचा फोल्डर बनवून तर दाखवा.
४. Notepad  प्रोग्राम सुरु करा. आता त्यामध्ये इतर काहिही टाईप न करता फक्त
it's our our india   एवढेच टाईप करुन फाईल सेव्ह करा आणि २ मिनिटांनी तीच फाईल पून्ह उघडून बघा.
५. Notepad  प्रोग्राम सुरु करा. आता त्यामध्ये इतर काहिही टाईप न करता फक्त   .LOG   एवढेच टाईप करुन फाईल सेव्ह करा आणि २ मिनिटांनी तीच फाईल पून्ह उघडून बघा.
६. विंडोज  XP  मध्ये  Solitaire  हा गेम सुरु करा. आता कि-बोर्डवरील शीफ्ट आणि अल्टरचे  ( Shift + Alt )   बटण दाबून वरील  २ चे बटण दाबा.  तो गेम आपोआप पूर्ण होईल.
७. विंडोज  XP  मध्ये  FreeCell  हा गेम सुरु करा. आता कि-बोर्डवरील कंट्रोल आणि शीफ्ट ( Ctrl + Shift )   बटण दाबून वरील  F10 चे बटण दाबा. आता ' Abort '  ह्या बटणावर क्लिक करा. आता कुठलाही पत्ता पकडून कुठल्याही पत्त्यावर न्या आणि ' OK '  ह्या बटणावर क्लिक करा. तो गेम आपोआप पूर्ण होईल.
८. इंटरनेट एक्सप्लोररमध्ये एखादी वेबसाईट टाईप करताना आपण सुरुवातीला www.  आणि शेवटी  .com  टाईप करतो. त्याएवजी फक्त त्या वेबसाईटचे नाव टाईप करुन कि-बोर्डवरील कंट्रोल आणि एंटर ( Ctrl + Enter )  चे बटण दाबा. त्या वेबसाईटचे नाव आपोआप पूर्ण होवून ती वेबसाईट सुरु होईल.
९. रात्रीच्या वेळेस संगणकावर काम करताना डोळ्याना फार त्रास होतो. दिवसा आपल्या आसपास इतर प्रकाश असल्याने त्यावेळेस संगणकावर काम करताना संगणकाच्या स्क्रिनचा एवढा त्रास होत नाही जेव्हा आपण रात्री संगणकावर काम करीत असताना होतो. अशावेळी रात्री संगणकाचा प्रकाश इतर आसपासच्या प्रकाशाच्या मानाने प्रखर असतो अशा वेळेस डोळ्याना त्रास होतो. यासाठी कि-बोर्डवरील शीफ्ट आणि अल्टरचे  ( Shift + Alt )   बटण दाबूनPrint Screen '  चे बटण दाबा आणि ' OK '  ह्या बटणावर क्लिक करा.  परत व्यवस्थित करण्यासाठी हिच क्रिया करा. ठेवून कि-बोर्डवरीलच ' 
१०. फक्त तीन बटणांमध्ये विंडोज  बंद करण्यासाठी इतर कुठलीही बटणे न दाबता विंडोजचे बटण एकदा दाबूनU'  हे बटण दोन वेळ दाबा. कि-बोर्डवरीलच  '
११. कुठलाही प्रोग्राम/सॉफ्टवेअर बंद करण्यासाठी कि-बोर्डवरील अल्टर आणि वरील  F4  ( Alt + F4 )  बटण दाबा.
१२. कॉम्प्युटरची स्क्रिन फिरविण्यासाठी कि-बोर्डवरील कंट्रोल आणि अल्टर ( Ctrl + Alt )   बटण दाबून ठेवून कि-बोर्डवरीलच चार बाणांपैकी कुठल्याही बाणावर क्लिक करा.
१३. ' System Properties '  सुरु करण्यासाठी कि-बोर्डवरील विंडोजचे बटण दाबून  कि-बोर्डवरीलच   Pause/Break   चे बटण दाबा.
१४. विंडोजमध्ये कुठल्याही ठिकाणी चालू पान  Refresh  करण्यासाठी कि-बोर्डवरील  F5  हे बटण दाबा.
१५. अनेक सॉफ्टवेअर्स चालू असल्यास एका सॉफ्टवेअर मधून दुसर्‍या सॉफ्टवेअरमध्ये जाण्यासाठी अल्टर आणि टॅब ( Alt + Tab )  या बटणाचा वापर करावा.
१६. विंडोजमध्ये Start  ह्या बटणावर क्लिक करा. आता त्यावरील Run  ह्या बटणावर क्लिक करा. आता काहिही न करता सरळ  telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl  हे टाईप करा अथवा कॉपी करुन पेस्ट करा ' OK '  ह्या बटणावर क्लिक करा.  बघा जूना स्टारवॉरचा चित्रपट सुरु होईल आणि नाही झाला तर दुसर्‍या कॉम्प्युटरवर प्रयत्न करा.
१७. आपण जर इंटरनेट एक्स्लोरर वापरत असाल तर त्याच्या ऍड्रेसबार वर खाली लाल रंगामध्ये दिलेली ओळ कॉपी/पेस्ट करुन एंटर मारा. तुम्हाला इंटरनेट एक्स्लोररचे ते पान थरथरताना दिसेल.

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

50 expert tips to make pc faster

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

50 expert tips to make pc faster

The road to a faster PC starts by properly optimizing your hardware. While some of these procedures can be risky, they can also prove very effective, often delivering direct and noticeable performance gains in every area of your system.

1. Update the BIOS

Upgrading your PC's BIOS, or firmware in other devices like the router, could be a quick way to improve performance, fix bugs and even add new features. Look for the current BIOS version number on your boot screen or in the BIOS set-up program and then visit the manufacturer's site to check for recent upgrades.

2. Disable unwanted devices

Speed up the boot process by turning off motherboard devices that you're not using, such as integrated sound, graphics, extra network ports and so on. Look for a BIOS set-up menu called something like Integrated Peripherals to find the options that you need.

Once Windows starts, launch Device Manager (devmgmt.msc), locate any remaining unwanted devices, right-click them and select 'Disable' to save more resources. Be careful, though – disable the wrong device and you're likely to find that your PC won't be able to reboot. If you're in any doubt about what a service does, look it up on the internet or leave it well alone.

3. Kick-start your PC

Optimizing your BIOS settings will make for a quicker boot. Turn off the extended memory test, since it's useless, then turn on a QuickBoot or FastBoot mode (the names may vary) for a little extra speed.

Next, browse your BIOS set-up program looking for the boot order settings (often found under a Boot or Startup | Boot menu), which is a list that determines where your system looks for bootable devices.

Make sure that your hard drive comes right at the top of the list to avoid your system wasting time checking other devices. If you need to boot from CD later on (typically to install a new operating system or run a Live CD), you can temporarily change it back.

4. Get rid of USB checks

If you leave a USB drive connected to your PC and it appears in the boot order before your hard drive, then your PC will give the drive some time to initialise before checking whether it's bootable. In some BIOSes this time is called the USB Mass Storage Delay, and it can be determined by you.

If you never boot from a USB drive then set this to the lowest available figure to minimise any delay. If you find that you need to boot from a USB device in the future, simply increase the figure again.

5. Overclock the CPU

Overclocking your CPU – or running it faster than its rated speed – can get you 10 to 20 per cent more performance for a few minutes' work. There are risks, though. More speed means more heat and maybe more voltage too.

You'll use more power, and components will have a greater chance of failing – so don't try this unless you're willing to accept the risks of doing so. Assuming you are, launch your BIOS set-up program and look for the overclocking settings (try the Advanced menu). Exactly what's available depends on your hardware, but in principle increase your CPU and memory frequencies just a little.

Boot your system and stress-test it with tools such as memtest86+ and OCCT to confirm that all is well. If it is, increase the frequencies a little more, and see what happens; if not, reduce the frequencies or increase the voltages (VCore, memory voltage), which should allow you to run a little faster (although doing this also risks burning out your components).

Don't do anything until you know what's appropriate for your hardware, though. The Extreme Overclocking forum is a great place to find out more.

6. Safely overclock the CPU

If you've got an Intel Core 2 Duo or Core i7 CPU, check your BIOS for a setting like 'Intel Dynamic Acceleration' or 'Turbo Mode', and ensure it's turned on. This handy setting will automatically overclock one core while shutting off the others, improving single-threaded performance.

If you're already overclocking, though, this setting stands a good chance of locking up your PC. Disable it and you may be able to push things just a little bit further.

7. Clean your laptop fan

Over time, the fans and vents on a laptop will become covered with dust, hairs and assorted gunk. The system then runs hotter, so your fan is on for longer and battery life falls. Worse still, your CPU speeds may be throttled to try and reduce the temperature. It's a very good idea to open the case and carefully clean away any dust to make sure that the airflow is unobstructed.

8. Speed up graphics

Overclocking your graphics card can give games a little extra zip. How you get to the right settings will vary, but on our test PC, you right-click the desktop, select Nvidia Control Panel | Adjust GPU settings and choose 'Custom clock frequencies' to find the 'Core bus and memory bus' figures.

Increase them just a little to give more speed. After that, it's much like overclocking your CPU: test that everything is OK, increase the clock rate again if it is, wind the settings back a little if your PC crashes and repeat until your system is stable. You can read more on ATI and Nvidia tweaks at TweakGuides.

9. Safely speed up graphics

Some BIOSes offer very basic PCI Express graphics card overclocking with a setting called 'PEG link mode'. If you don't intend to try more intensive overclocking, set this to its highest setting (usually Faster) and you should see a little extra speed.

10. Optimise the RAM

It takes time to access your RAM, but you can minimise this delay by playing around with the BIOS memory timings. There's normally a timing entry set to By SPD, which means that your system uses the default timing values set by your RAM. Set this to Disabled or User defined and you can choose your own timings.

Look for CAS Latency, say, reduce it by one setting, reboot and test that your system is working correctly. Repeat until your PC becomes unstable, then increase the value by one and move on to something else (check your BIOS documentation for more).

Crashes here could stop your PC booting at all, even into the BIOS, so make sure that you know how to reset your BIOS to its default settings before you start messing around with any values.

11. Edit the BIOS

If your Nvidia drivers are proving unhelpful, then there is another way to ramp up your graphics performance – edit the BIOS directly. Of course, this is also the quickest way to trash your card altogether. Don't try this unless you're willing to take the risk.

To do it, download a copy of Nibitor and then run it. Click Tools | Read BIOS | Select device, choose your graphics card and click 'OK', then click Tools | Read BIOS | Read into Nibitor to start experimenting. Annoyed that you can't change the shader clock in the driver?

Just click the Clock rates tab and change it to whatever you like. Tweak the other settings, click File | Save and then use a tool like NVFlash to update your card. See www.mvktech.net for more detailed instructions.

12. Stop network throttling

Windows Vista limits network transfers when you're playing multimedia files to stop your music or video skipping. Great idea, but it can reduce performance on some high-speed network connections.

To fix this, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Multimedia\SystemProfile and create a new DWORD value called NetworkThrottlingIndexValue.

Set this to values between one and 70 (10 is the default, higher values mean less throttling) or FFFFFFFF to disable throttling completely.

13. Turbocharge GMA

Many laptops use Intel's Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) video chipset, which is too slow for most games or other graphics-intensive packages. Some low-voltage GMA chipsets are drastically underclocked, though, and are able to perform far better than the default settings suggest.

GMABooster takes advantage of this to increase your GMA clock rate by x2.4, without voltage changes or affecting system stability.

14. Disable acoustic mode

Some BIOSes contain a setting that makes your hard drive run more quietly. This sounds great, but unfortunately it negatively affects performance.

If you're more concerned with increasing your system's speed than reducing the amount of noise it makes, check your BIOS program for a setting like HDD Acoustic mode (it's in the Performance section on Dell desktops, for example) and make sure that it's set to 'Performance' rather than 'Quiet'.

15. Enlarge the cache

Windows Vista stores your hard drive writes in a cache. This helps it to write data more efficiently and improves performance. To run faster still, launch devmgmt.msc, expand the Disk Drives section, right-click your drive, select Properties | Policies and check Enable advanced performance.

Windows now uses a larger cache and writes from it less often, improving performance but also increasing the risk of data loss if the drive loses power.

16. Use ReadyBoost (or not)

Windows Vista can use high-speed USB flash drives to cache data and hopefully improve performance. To try it out, plug in a USB device and then confirm that you'd like to use it with ReadyBoost if you're asked. If you're not, go to Computer, right-click the device and select Properties.

If the feature can be used, there will be a ReadyBoost tab; click this, select Use this device, choose the space that you'd like to give to Windows and click OK.

Alternatively, if you have no interest in using ReadyBoost, turn it off to save a few system resources. To do this, launch services.msc, double-click ReadyBoost, click Stop and set Startup type to Disabled.

17. Avoid Wi-Fi interference

Poor wireless network performance is sometimes down to interference, perhaps because your neighbours are also running a Wi-Fi network on the same channel. To find out if this is happening, run a network detector like Inssider or Vistumbler to see what's going on.

If you find that your neighbours already have wireless kit working on channel 11 (a common default) then switch your kit to channel six, say, to see a real performance boost.

18. Try CompactFlash cards

They're more expensive and less portable than USB flash drives, but CompactFlash cards can be much faster to use. If your system has an internal reader (so not one connected via US then give one a go; we tested the SanDisk Extreme IV CompactFlash card and found that it delivered speeds of over 40MBps, more than twice what you'll see with many USB drives. It also worked with ReadyBoost on our PC and delivered a noticeable improvement in performance.

19. Reformat your USB drive

If you must stick with USB drives instead of switching to CompactFlash cards, make sure that they're formatted using the best filesystem. NTFS delivers the worst performance, so avoid it like the plague.

FAT32 is better, but if you only need to use the drive on Vista systems then use exFAT for the best speeds.

To reformat your USB drive, right-click on it, select Format and then choose either FAT32 or exFAT in the File System list. See TestFreaks for some benchmark figures.

20. Up the DRDY thingy

The BIOS DRDY (Device Ready) timing setting configures how quickly IDE or SATA devices will become available after they've completed their existing commands.

Changing this setting to its highest possible option (which is usually Optimise) will improve system performance a little, but it could also result in a crash or even data loss. As always with potentially dangerous tweaks, experiment with it at your own risk.

21. Streamline PC startup

Your PC will boot more quickly if you give it less work to do during the start-up process. Remove discs from your DVD drives and Windows won't wait while they spin up. Unplug USB devices that you won't be using for a while, and your system won't load drivers unnecessarily.

Finally, use Autoruns to display and strictly limit the number of programs that launch when Windows starts, and Startup Delayer to postpone the launch of non-critical start-up programs for a minute or two, letting your PC focus on booting up instead of running apps.

22. Disable services

Save your system resources by disabling unnecessary services. If you have Windows Vista and don't use Media Center, for instance, then launch services.msc, double-click the Windows Media Center Extender, Receiver and Scheduler services and set their Startup Type to Disabled. Black Viper's website has more.

Vista users can also delay the launch of non-critical services, which can help your PC to start a little faster. To try this out, launch services.msc, double-click something you won't need immediately and set its Startup Type to Automatic (delayed start). Now reboot to see if it makes a noticeable change.

23. Decrease waiting time

If your PC has two or more operating systems then you'll see a boot menu when it starts. To decrease the amount of time it waits before choosing the default setting, right-click Computer, select Properties | Advanced system settings | Startup and recovery settings, choose your default OS and set the Time to display list of operating systems to something like 10 seconds.

24. Log in automatically

If you're the only person who uses your PC, you can save time by logging in automatically. Be aware that this does introduce a security risk, however, as anyone with access to your system can do the same thing.

Launch the command control userpasswords2, uncheck Users must enter a user name and password, click OK, enter the log-on user name and password if you're prompted and click OK again to enable automatic login.

25. Browse the event viewer

Windows Vista analyses every boot and shutdown, then records any programs that are slowing you down. To have a look for yourself, launch eventvwr.msc, expand Applications and services logs | Microsoft | Windows | Diagnostics – performance | Operational, and click on the Warning, Error and Critical events.

Sometimes Vista gets this wrong, but if the same name keeps coming up then remove, update or reinstall the app to speed up your PC.

26. Prioritise programs

If you're running lots of programs simultaneously but one is particularly important, you can make the CPU give it a high priority. To do so, press [CTRL]+[Shift]+[Esc] to launch Task Manager, right-click the app and select Go to process.

Then right-click the process, select Set priority | Above normal, and it may now get more CPU time. Alternatively, set a resource-hogging app to Below normal priority and other programs should become faster. Don't tweak critical or system processes, though, or your PC may crash.

27. Recover Vista resources

If you don't use the sidebar then right-click it, select Properties and clear Start Sidebar to prevent it loading in future. If you've installed your own antivirus software then you don't need Windows Defender.

Launch Defender; click Tools | Options, scroll down to Administrator options and deselect the Use Windows Defender box. You can also either turn off Aero to save a big chunk of RAM, or optimise it by right-clicking Computer, selecting Properties | Advanced | Performance settings and choosing Adjust for best performance.

The indexing service is useful, helping you find files and folders at speed, and it only runs when your PC is idle. Still, some say turning it off makes a real performance difference. If you rarely use the search function then launch services.msc, double-click Windows Search, click Stop and set Startup Type to Disabled to turn it off.

28. Replace Windows search

If you have turned Windows searching off, replace it with the utility Everything. This runs far more quickly, and it builds its database from the NTFS Master File Table, so no disk crawling is required.

It only works with NTFS though, and can't search the contents of files. If your search problems are with Outlook, take a look at Xobni, which the authors say is up to 50 times faster than the default Windows keyword search.

29. Copy more quickly

If Windows takes forever to copy files, use TeraCopyor FastCopy instead. These apps deliver better performance and handy extras like the ability to pause the copy process.

Use Fling to schedule network or FTP transfers to take place when you're not around.

30. Use speedy DNS servers

When you enter a domain name into your browser, is has to be resolved into an IP address by your ISP's DNS server. If this is overloaded then there will always be a browsing delay. Fortunately, OpenDNS has fast alternative DNS servers that you can use for free.

To try OpenDNS, launch NCPA.CPL, right-click your internet connection and select Properties. Click Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and hit Properties (use v4 on Vista), then choose Use the following DNS server addresses and enter in the Preferred and in the Alternate boxes.

31. Put your PC to sleep

If you have Vista, choose Sleep rather than Shutdown to save some time the next time you want to use your machine. Windows saves the state of your PC rather than closing it, which means it turns off (and reboots later) far more quickly. Or at least that's the plan.

If Sleep won't work for you then it's probably a driver problem. Check the Event Log to see what's going wrong.

32. Reduce task switching

Regular editions of Windows switch rapidly from one program to another, ensuring a responsive user interface. But each task switch is an overhead, wasting CPU time. If you don't need a highly responsive interface – you're using Microsoft Office rather than playing 3D games, say – then giving each app more CPU time before moving to the next will cut task switching, making your PC more efficient.

Right-click Computer, select Properties | Advanced system settings | Performance settings | Advanced and select Adjust for best performance of the background services. Restore the normal setting if apps seem less responsive.

33. Clean up your disk

Removing junk from your drive can improve performance, even if it still has hundreds of gigabytes of free space. Uninstall unwanted programs with Windows or Revo Uninstaller. Likewise, stubborn security programs can be expunged using AppRemover.

Next, try Windows Disk Cleanup or CCleaner to remove redundant files. Manually browse the Program Files and Windows\Temp folders for unnecessary files and folders (only delete what you're sure is safe to go.)

Finally, click Start (then Run if you're using XP or earlier), type %TEMP% and hit [Enter] to inspect and clear your User Temporary Files folder.

34. Move your paging file

Relocate the Windows paging file to a second physical drive (not a partition) different to the one that your applications are on to enable your PC to read and write to both simultaneously. This will speed things up noticeably.

To do this, right-click Computer, select Properties and click Advanced [System Settings] | Performance settings | Advanced | Change. Clear Automatically manage paging file,click your current drive, select No paging file and then Set.

Next, select the drive you want to use for the paging file, select System managed size, click Set, then OK and reboot to see the results.

35. Accelerate explorer

By default Windows XP regularly scans for new network printers and folders, adding anything it finds to My Network Places or the Printers folder. But if you rarely access network resources then this just slows you down.

Click Start | Control Panel | Appearances and themes | Folder options | View, and clear Automatically search for network folders and printers to stop it doing so.

36. Remove fonts

Most PCs accumulate fonts over time, reducing performance as your system spends time processing them. It's a good idea to remove fonts you never use, as long as you're careful – deleting important fonts can have all kinds of strange effects.

Opt for the odd script, foreign or symbol fonts first. If in doubt leave it alone, and copy all your fonts to a back-up folder first so that they're easily reinstalled.

37. Defrag thoroughly

The regular Windows defrag tool can't defragment files that are open for exclusive access, which means that your paging and Registry files remain untouched. Fortunately there's a free tool that can help. PageDefrag runs during the boot process and can defragment these system files without any trouble.

It's also worth trying a commercial app. PerfectDisk delivers the best results in our experience – get the 30-day trial and see how it works for you.

38. Go for speed over power

Windows Vista's power options can turn off many optimisations in its effort to save energy, so if you prefer speed then it's important to confirm you're set up correctly.

Click Control Panel | System and maintenance | Power options and make sure you're using the High Performance plan. Next, click the Change plan settings link under High performance to make sure that you're using the fastest option for each setting.

39. Speed up the Start Menu

Make Windows open menus more quickly with a quick Registry change. Just go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop, double-click MenuShowDelay and change it from the default 400 (milliseconds) to something smaller: 100ms works for us. Restart Windows to see the results.

40. Tune NTFS

If you don't use old 16-bit software, launch REGEDIT and browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem, then set NtfsDisable8 dot3NameCreation to 1.

Windows will no longer create DOS-style shortened versions of file names, speeding up file creation. Set NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate to 1 and Windows won't update the Last Access date on a folder when you view it, delivering a small boost to drive performance. These options can break older software, so test your PC thoroughly afterwards.

41. Optimise Firefox

Firefox stores its data in self-contained SQLite databases, and these can be compacted in order to recover a little performance. You could do this by downloading the command-line tool Sqlite3 and then using the command for %i in (*.sqlite) do @echo VACUUM; | sqlite3 %i to compact all SQLite files in the current folder.

However, it's much easier to install the SQLite Manager Firefox add-on. After you've done this, navigate to Tools | SQLite Manager | Database | Connect database and browse to one of the large .sqlite files in your Mozilla profile.

Note its current size, click Database | Compact database, and check the size again – our urlclassifier3.sqlite database dropped by 40MB.

42. Speed up iTunes

Help iTunes run a little faster by disabling features that you don't use. If you don't ever look at the Genius recommendations, click Store | Turn off Genius to give a small performance boost.

If you're not on a large network or don't want to share your library, click Edit | Preferences | Sharing and turn off Look for shared libraries and Share my library.

If you don't use Apple TV, click the Apple TV tab and clear Look for Apple TVs. Finally, click the Devices tab and clear any unnecessary Look for... options.

Large libraries are the main reason for poor iTunes performance. Click Music in the Library section, then hold down [Shift] and choose File | Show exact duplicates to look for multiple copies of songs. Delete any you don't need and then browse the library to remove other songs you don't play any more.

43. Install only what you need

If you normally select the Complete option when you install a program, you might end up with all kinds of features that you never use. Get in the habit of selecting the Custom option instead, and pick only what you need.

44. Upgrade your software

UpdateStar will scan your programs and report any it recognises that have updates available. Installing these should get you bug fixes, more features and better performance. Similarly, DriverMax will identify outdated drivers, then download and install updates.

45. Fix Internet Explorer 8

If IE8 seems very slow and unreliable then your upgrade from IE7 may have broken some DLL registrations. To fix this, open a command window (if you're running Vista, right-click cmd.exe and select Run as Administrator) and type regsvr32.exe actxprxy.dll. Press [Enter], then reboot your PC to see if the browser has got any faster.

46. Block Flash applets

Flash applets use up system resources and can slow down your browser. Often these applets take the form of unwanted adverts, so it's a good idea all round to block them and recover the resources to give improved performance.

Firefox users need only install FlashBlock to kill unwanted Flash apps, and if you install Adblock Plus as well, annoying ads and banners will become a thing of the past. Meanwhile IE8 can now selectively block Flash applets, too.

Click Tools | Manage add-ons, select Toolbars and extensions and opt to show all add-ons. Double-click the Flash add-on and click Remove all sites | Close. All Flash applets will now be blocked.

However, if an applet is trying to run on a site you trust, click the warning bar, select Run add-on, add it to your allow list and Flash will be launched automatically on your next visit.

47. Tweak Microsoft Word

Simplify and speed up document displays by using a single typeface instead of many. To set this up, go to Word options, select Advanced, scroll to Show document control and select Use draft font....

If you're happy with your spelling, or at least content to check it when the document is done, turn off Word's AutoCorrect options (in the Proofing section of Options) to save some resources.

If you have a fast printer then Word's default background printing can slow you down (Clear Print in background in the Print section of Options). A corrupted or bulky normal.dotm template may also negatively affect speeds.

To sort this out, lose Word, locate the normal.dotm file in your profile and rename it normal.dotm.old. You'll lose your custom settings, but it may help to speed up the application. If you find that this doesn't help, restore the previous normal.dotm to get your settings back.

48. Stop sharing

Windows Media Player's media sharing functionality can be a real resource hog. To turn it off, right- click the Library tab, click on Media sharing and clear the Find media and Share my media options.

Next, launch services.msc, double-click Windows Media Player, click Stop and set its Startup Type to Disabled to save yourself some CPU time.

49. Clean your outlook inbox

The more messages Outlook stores, the slower it gets, so if you want to improve performance then some pruning is in order.

Most email responses contain copies of the original message, so you should be able to delete earlier messages without losing information. Thread Compressor is a free Outlook add-in that will do this automatically. Save All Attachments will save all the attachments in multiple emails, and then remove them.

50. Disable add-ons

Removing unwanted add-ons frees up system resources and can make your apps more stable.

In Microsoft Word 2007, click the Word button, then click Word Options | Add-ins. Choose the type of add-on you'd like to view in the Manage list, click View and remove anything unnecessary. Repeat the process in Outlook 2007 by clicking Tools | Trust Center | Add-ins.

In Adobe Reader, click Help, select About Adobe plug-ins and note the filename of anything you don't need. If you never want to save PDFs to RTF, say, then include SaveAsRTF.API.

Close Reader, go to the plug-ins folder – probably Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\plug_ins – and rename the unwanted plug-ins, for example changing SaveAsRTF.API to SaveAsRTF.API.OLD

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"Access Orkut Using Proxies In Blocked"


"Access Orkut Using Proxies In Blocked"

Many schools, colleges, offices have blocked access to orkut. Without their consent and permission, no one can open orkut there. There is no way to bypass network settings and access Orkut in blocked places. The only solution is to use proxy to access orkut in school, college and working offices etc.

Using a proxy means using someone's network on your system. The system administrator might have blocked any access to orkut from your internet connection, but then you can go to a proxy website and use their network connection to open Orkut.com. This is pretty simple and there is no way for your network administrator to know about this.

There are several proxy servers available today. But be careful while using them. Because few times they use softwares to note down the informations provided by you. There is a bright chance that, they will get your account details logged in their database as soon as you type your Orkut login ID and Password. So, use the trusted proxies only.

Below I am providing you a detailed proxy list. use them to bypass your network administrator settings and use Orkut in your school, college, office and prohibited places.


Now enjoy using your favourite social network Orkut, from anywhere!

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Friday, April 9, 2010

Complete List of Windows XP Keyboard Shortcuts

Friday, April 9, 2010

Complete List of Windows XP Keyboard Shortcuts

General keyboard shortcuts
CTRL+C (Copy)
CTRL+X (Cut)
CTRL+V (Paste)
CTRL+Z (Undo)
CTRL+B: Bold
CTRL+U: Underline
CTRL+I: Italic
DELETE (Delete)
SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin)
CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item)
CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected item)
F2 key (Rename the selected item)
CTRL+RIGHT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next word)
CTRL+LEFT ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous word)
CTRL+DOWN ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the next paragraph)
CTRL+UP ARROW (Move the insertion point to the beginning of the previous paragraph)
CTRL+SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Highlight a block of text)
SHIFT with any of the arrow keys (Select more than one item in a window or on the desktop, or select text in a document)
CTRL+A (Select all)
F3 key (Search for a file or a folder)
ALT+ENTER (View the properties for the selected item)
ALT+F4 (Close the active item, or quit the active program)
ALT+ENTER (Display the properties of the selected object)
ALT+SPACEBAR (Open the shortcut menu for the active window)
CTRL+F4 (Close the active document in programs that enable you to have multiple documents open simultaneously)
ALT+TAB (Switch between the open items)
ALT+ESC (Cycle through items in the order that they had been opened)
F6 key (Cycle through the screen elements in a window or on the desktop)
F4 key (Display the Address bar list in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
SHIFT+F10 (Display the shortcut menu for the selected item)
ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the System menu for the active window)
CTRL+ESC (Display the Start menu)
ALT+Underlined letter in a menu name (Display the corresponding menu)
Underlined letter in a command name on an open menu (Perform the corresponding command)
F10 key (Activate the menu bar in the active program)
RIGHT ARROW (Open the next menu to the right, or open a submenu)
LEFT ARROW (Open the next menu to the left, or close a submenu)
F5 key (Update the active window)
BACKSPACE (View the folder one level up in My Computer or Windows Explorer)
ESC (Cancel the current task)
SHIFT when you insert a CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive (Prevent the CD-ROM from automatically playing)
CTRL+SHIFT+ESC (Open Task Manager)

Mouse click/keyboard modifier combinations for shell objects

SHIFT+right click: Displays a shortcut menu containing alternative commands
SHIFT+double click: Runs the alternate default command (the second item on the menu)
ALT+double click: Displays properties
SHIFT+DELETE: Deletes an item immediately without placing it in the Recycle Bin

Dialog box keyboard shortcuts
If you press SHIFT+F8 in extended selection list boxes, you enable extended selection mode. In this mode, you can use an arrow key to move a cursor without changing the selection. You can press CTRL+SPACEBAR or SHIFT+SPACEBAR to adjust the selection. To cancel extended selection mode, press SHIFT+F8 again. Extended selection mode cancels itself when you move the focus to another control.CTRL+TAB (Move forward through the tabs)
CTRL+SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the tabs)
TAB (Move forward through the options)
SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the options)
ALT+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
ENTER (Perform the command for the active option or button)
SPACEBAR (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)
Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
F1 key (Display Help)
F4 key (Display the items in the active list)
BACKSPACE (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box)
CTRL+TAB (Move forward through the tabs)
CTRL+SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the tabs)
TAB (Move forward through the options)
SHIFT+TAB (Move backward through the options)
ALT+Underlined letter (Perform the corresponding command or select the corresponding option)
ENTER (Perform the command for the active option or button)
SPACEBAR (Select or clear the check box if the active option is a check box)
Arrow keys (Select a button if the active option is a group of option buttons)
F1 key (Display Help)
F4 key (Display the items in the active list)
BACKSPACE (Open a folder one level up if a folder is selected in the Save As or Open dialog box)

Microsoft natural keyboard shortcuts
Windows Logo (Display or hide the Start menu)
Windows Logo+BREAK (Display the System Properties dialog box)
Windows Logo+D (Display the desktop)
Windows Logo+M (Minimize all of the windows)
Windows Logo+SHIFT+M (Restore the minimized windows)
Windows Logo+E (Open My Computer)
Windows Logo+F (Search for a file or a folder)
CTRL+Windows Logo+F (Search for computers)
Windows Logo+F1 (Display Windows Help)
Windows Logo+ L (Lock the keyboard)
Windows Logo+R (Open the Run dialog box)
Windows Logo+U (Open Utility Manager)

Accessibility keyboard shortcuts
Right SHIFT for eight seconds (Switch FilterKeys either on or off)
Left ALT+left SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN (Switch High Contrast either on or off)
Left ALT+left SHIFT+NUM LOCK (Switch the MouseKeys either on or off)
SHIFT five times (Switch the StickyKeys either on or off)
NUM LOCK for five seconds (Switch the ToggleKeys either on or off)
Windows Logo +U (Open Utility Manager)

Windows Explorer keyboard shortcuts
END (Display the bottom of the active window)
HOME (Display the top of the active window)
NUM LOCK+Asterisk sign (*) (Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder)
NUM LOCK+Plus sign (+) (Display the contents of the selected folder)
NUM LOCK+Minus sign (-) (Collapse the selected folder)
LEFT ARROW (Collapse the current selection if it is expanded, or select the parent folder)
RIGHT ARROW (Display the current selection if it is collapsed, or select the first subfolder)

Shortcut keys for Character Map
After you double-click a character on the grid of characters, you can move through the grid by using the keyboard shortcuts: RIGHT ARROW (Move to the right or to the beginning of the next line)
LEFT ARROW (Move to the left or to the end of the previous line)
UP ARROW (Move up one row)
DOWN ARROW (Move down one row)
PAGE UP (Move up one screen at a time)
PAGE DOWN (Move down one screen at a time)
HOME (Move to the beginning of the line)
END (Move to the end of the line)
CTRL+HOME (Move to the first character)
CTRL+END (Move to the last character)
SPACEBAR (Switch between Enlarged and Normal mode when a character is selected)
RIGHT ARROW (Move to the right or to the beginning of the next line)
LEFT ARROW (Move to the left or to the end of the previous line)
UP ARROW (Move up one row)
DOWN ARROW (Move down one row)
PAGE UP (Move up one screen at a time)
PAGE DOWN (Move down one screen at a time)
HOME (Move to the beginning of the line)
END (Move to the end of the line)
CTRL+HOME (Move to the first character)
CTRL+END (Move to the last character)
SPACEBAR (Switch between Enlarged and Normal mode when a character is selected)

Microsoft Management Console (MMC) main window keyboard shortcuts
CTRL+O (Open a saved console)
CTRL+N (Open a new console)
CTRL+S (Save the open console)
CTRL+M (Add or remove a console item)
CTRL+W (Open a new window)
F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
ALT+SPACEBAR (Display the MMC window menu)
ALT+F4 (Close the console)
ALT+A (Display the Action menu)
ALT+V (Display the View menu)
ALT+F (Display the File menu)
ALT+O (Display the Favorites menu)

MMC console window keyboard shortcuts
CTRL+P (Print the current page or active pane)
ALT+Minus sign (-) (Display the window menu for the active console window)
SHIFT+F10 (Display the Action shortcut menu for the selected item)
F1 key (Open the Help topic, if any, for the selected item)
F5 key (Update the content of all console windows)
CTRL+F10 (Maximize the active console window)
CTRL+F5 (Restore the active console window)
ALT+ENTER (Display the Properties dialog box, if any, for the selected item)
F2 key (Rename the selected item)
CTRL+F4 (Close the active console window. When a console has only one console window, this shortcut closes the console)

Remote desktop connection navigation

CTRL+ALT+END (Open the Microsoft Windows NT Security dialog box)
ALT+PAGE UP (Switch between programs from left to right)
ALT+PAGE DOWN (Switch between programs from right to left)
ALT+INSERT (Cycle through the programs in most recently used order)
ALT+HOME (Display the Start menu)
CTRL+ALT+BREAK (Switch the client computer between a window and a full screen)
ALT+DELETE (Display the Windows menu)
CTRL+ALT+Minus sign (-) (Place a snapshot of the entire client window area on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing ALT+PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)
CTRL+ALT+Plus sign (+) (Place a snapshot of the active window in the client on the Terminal server clipboard and provide the same functionality as pressing PRINT SCREEN on a local computer.)

Microsoft Internet Explorer navigation
CTRL+B (Open the Organize Favorites dialog box)
CTRL+E (Open the Search bar)
CTRL+F (Start the Find utility)
CTRL+H (Open the History bar)
CTRL+I (Open the Favorites bar)
CTRL+L (Open the Open dialog box)
CTRL+N (Start another instance of the browser with the same Web address)
CTRL+O (Open the Open dialog box, the same as CTRL+L)
CTRL+P (Open the Print dialog box)
CTRL+R (Update the current Web page)
CTRL+W (Close the current window)

Other information
Some keyboard shortcuts may not work if StickyKeys is turned on in Accessibility Options.
Some of the Terminal Services client shortcuts that are similar to the shortcuts in Remote Desktop Sharing are not available when you use Remote Assistance in Windows XP Home Edition.

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