Monthly Archives: May 2008

Microsoft Management Console – make administrative tasks easy

This is the start of a series of posts that will guide you through using Microsoft Management Console to manage your system. In this post most of the text has been excerpted from the MMC help file. The MMC allows

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Image not shown properly in Microsoft Office

This is the screen shot of a Microsoft Office document with an image inserted into it. The top one is the original image. But Office kept on showing it with white portions as black. This is shown at the bottom

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Process Explorer NT – the real task manager

Process Explorer NT is the replacement for the default Task Manager in Windows from Microsoft (links are given at bottom of page). It is also available from Sysinternals which is now a part of Microsoft. Among the many tools they

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How to open unknown files – without extension

There are times when we are not quiet sure which program could be used to open a file. Worst case scenario is when the file doesn’t have an extension. Here are some ways in which you can recognize/open such files.

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Best (free) ways to download video from sharing sites

Here are some methods you may try to save the Videos from various sharing site. Most of them work with more than one site. All of them have been tried by me. 1. Real Player Browser Plugin You can use

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Browser hogging CPU when taking wordpress write post page!

Does anybody notice the rising CPU usage of your browser when you are at the create post page (Tiny MCE) of your self hosted WordPress blog? Previously when I was using Firefox the CPU usage rose to 50 percent and

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FireFox 3 beta, looks good, succumb your addons

Today I downloaded the firefox 3 beta version. It is the latest version available and is in beta testing stage. Mozilla has added a list of improvements to the what’s new page. Mozilla has changed the entire look and architecture

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Best free online file converter cum video downloader

Last week I posted about ZAMZAR the Free online file converter. ZAMZAR had a better paid version too. If ZamZar was amazing here is another free online file conversion, video downloading and file sending tool which can be called the

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Yahoo search suggest, a step ahead of Google

Google had added a Search suggest feature in their Google Labs some time ago. It will show autocomplete terms as you typed in your search term. But the feature was never added to the standard google interface. Here is a

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How to prevent access to select drives using Registry

How do you prevent others from accessing data from some drives!? Using the Windows registry you can not only prevent them from accessing your data, but also throw and error message right on their face while they try to do it.

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