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  • Make good use of your Computer Accessories

    Don’t throw your old computer accessories .. Make them useful like the flower set made from the keyboard components.

  • 5 useful Windows XP tricks

    You know that feeling you get when your friends or family see you do something on your computer that they’ve never seen before? If you haven’t had this opportunity, here’s where you start. If you have, then you know that you’re feeling like the world’s coolest power-user when this happens. Knowledge is power! Here are […]

  • Install recovery console in system startup

    I recommend that every single Windows user should have the Recovery Console installed on their system startup. I wonder why Microsoft have not included it by default as it is very useful if Windows crashes and refuses to start. Anyways, you can install recovery console by yourself with the help of following steps: Insert the […]

  • Get open with dialog when opening Windows drives?

    Recently, I had been facing this problem on all the virus hit systems on one of my client’s network. The problem was that I was getting the “Open With” dialog every time I double clicked any drive in My Computer. I had to select Internet Explorer from Open With dialog to open the drives. One […]

  • Show desktop missing in Quick Launch

    If you have accidentally deleted the show desktop icon in your quick launch toolbar, then you can restore it from the following place: C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch Where C:\ is your Windows drive. If unfortunately, you can’t find the quick launch file from the above location, then you can create the shortcut yourself […]

  • Delete folders without asking in Linux – rm

    And I forgot it ………… I was about to delete a folder which had many sub folders and files. I remembered that rm was the command to do it but it was asking me about every single file if I wanted to delete that file. It was frustrating enough and then I opened up my […]

  • Clear DNS Cache in Linux

    Previously I have posted how to clear DNS cache in Windows, now I thought of writing the same but for Linux. So here’s how you can clear your DNS Cache in Linux. This is specific for Redhat Linux. I don’t know if it will work on other Linux or not. Please tell your experiences. Issue […]

  • Run Programs as different user in Windows – RunAs

    One of the things I love about my Linux machine is that I can logon as a restricted user and whenever there is an application that needs administrative previllages, it prompts me for the root password. While Windows requires logging in as an administrative user to do all this. However, there is a trick that […]

  • The command prompt does not recognize any of your commands

    When you type any command in the command prompt in Windows, it says that it can’t recognize the command you’ve typed. There are two possibilities: First that you have typed the command incorrectly. Check your spellings. Second that you have actually typed the command correctly but it is not in the directories where command prompt […]

  • Show Hidden Files and Folders not working?

    A few days back, a client came to me and told me that he was having trouble with his Windows XP. The show hidden files and folders was not working at all. If he selected the radio button “Show hidden files and folders”, and then press Ok .. the changes would just disappear upon opening […]