Monthly Archives: June 2008

Virus infection by autoplay, how to prevent it

One of the main reasons of rapid spreading of viruses is due to the presence of Autoplay in Windows. Autoplay feature was originally introduced to enhance user experience. An easy way for a virus to enters a PC is through

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How to view all drives, Disk Management under Windows

The Disk Management object under Microsoft Management console can be used to Change Drive letter association, find unrecognized partitions or Mount a logical drive into a folder as in Linux. If you want to prevent access to a drive, read

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Open and save Office 2007 files in Office XP and 2003

The easiest way to enable support for the new Office 2007 file formats in Office XP is to install the Migration pack provided by Microsoft free of cost. With the introduction of the XML standard in file format, the new

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Microsoft should be penalised

Microsoft has made a big issue with patent infringements by Open Source Software including Linux, they need to look at their own products too. With their unstated theme “Do no Good” Microsoft had recently stated in a press release that

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Firefox 3 beta gulping down I/O resources – simple solution

Ever since FireFox 3 beta was released it caused more problems than it actually solved. With addons not working, history clearing problems and even installation issues its time for a change. The new issue is with I/O resource consumption by

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Get the color palette used on any web page with Palette Grabber

Palette Grabber is a simple plug in for Firefox made by Konstantine Prevas. It will get the colors used on a web page at the click of the mouse. You can save the color palette in the following formats -

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How to get icons from exe and dll files of programs

The icons that are used by programs such as Photoshop or Microsoft Office are actually stored inside the exe or dll files coming along with the program. To capture and save these icons you can use two methods. One is

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Start a personal or group web site for free at Google sites

Google Sites” is now available for free public registration and use. With Google sites you can start a personal or group managed web site. You can upload content and manage all your files from one location. You can also decide

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