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[9 Mar 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

Desktop hang is normal problem in windows (2000, xp etc). When I logging on, desktop never shows up, I am not able to access any application, even not able to access start menu. After small hard work, I understand that my desktop is hanged. Some time it might be happen that explore.exe is running in …

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[25 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]

As we know E-mail services are useful for communication and for all banking transactions. Don’t go for any disposal or temporary e-mail services for those you are not sure. Some e-mail services (like g-mail, yahoo mail, rediff mail)those who uses good encryption and decryption algorithms like MD-5,Message Digesting are really secure but sometime giving error …

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[8 Sep 2008 | One Comment | ]

Virtual memory is a very important aspect of most operating systems on computers. Most computers have something like 64 or 128 MB of RAM available for use by CPU. Often, that amount of RAM is not sufficient to run all of the programs that users expect to run at once.
If you set the virtual memory …

Browsers, Troubleshooting »

[6 Sep 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Sometime in offices and colleges, we are not able to access our favorite sites (like orkut).Glype proxy is free web-script that allows anonymous browsing and bypassing network filter.
We all know very well just because of images and flash content, pages take lot of time to load. Glype Proxy seems to be a good …

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[5 Sep 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

When we re-install system or add any new hardware, at times it is bit difficult to install driver for them, although it is available with us on the disc. People love to install all the drivers available on disc which takes unnecessary space, but what if we have the lost the disc? In this post …

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[2 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

Everyday while stumbling, I come across several posts on how to increase the speed of firefox? But what I practically observed is, all the tips don’t actually work.
Which will work and why?
Monzilla firefox is which has a feature ‘pipelining’ which really makes it faster than another browser. By default it is disabled, so enable it …

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[30 Aug 2008 | 11 Comments | ]

How to remove your BIOS password password 
Sometimes it happens that you forget your bios password or anyone will give password to your computer without your knowing. At that time it is difficult to get that password. If you don’t get password then it’s difficult to boot or reboot your operating system again. To avoid …

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[28 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Sometime it might happen that your system automatically restarted while working. I don’t need to tell causes of improper shutdown, right ???? It happened with me twice. First I thought it happen due to lose power connection problem or cable fault. I keep working on it then I realize it happen because some system files …

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[27 Aug 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

Pop-up messages
When we are installing software, tools in our system then we are always receiving some pop-up messages to keep that software updated. We are clicking on it for ok, cancel, not now, ignore, and ask me later, abort.
Sometime hackers send you such Pop-messages to hack your system. When you click on ok, cancel, not …

Browsers, Troubleshooting »

[26 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Boost your any browser with cache
Sometime it might happen that our internet speed is good but accessing information is slower. It depends upon browser. When first time I am using internet browser, at that time I noticed that what I upload it looks different than I uploaded. Now days I am using …

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[25 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Last week i read some articles on defragmentation utilities and defragmentation , but nobody tell when it is really required and how secure it is ? So here i want to share these things.
Fragmentation is caused by creating and deleting files and folders, installing new software, and storing various files, downloading files from the Internet. …

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[22 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

Clean the RAM of your computer
Once in a blue moon, you required to clean your RAM. Like when programs get dump into your RAM and then you are facing problem to start your computer.
There are three reasons to clean your RAM
1) To remove dust.
2) To remove moisture from RAM specially in rainy season
3) If …

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[21 Aug 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

If your screen resolution makes screen items too small to view comfortably, you can increase the DPI to compensate.

right click on empty space of screen ,select properties option, go to the setting, click on advanced option

you will see DPI setting option ,in drop down box select custom setting

one window will appear for …

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[20 Aug 2008 | No Comment | ]

Your computer is not working?
Sometimes your computer didn’t get shutdown properly, like because of power failure.When again you start your computer then it doesn’t start, but you realize that system’s CPU [processor and fan] is working. Because when your computer get shutdown improperly, at that time programs lies [dump] in RAM .where RAM is volatile …

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[19 Aug 2008 | 4 Comments | ]

Change your cmos battery
If your computer is losing its time or date settings, or you are receiving a message CMOS Read Error, CMOS checksum error, or CMOS Battery Failure.
How to resolve this problems

First attempt to leave the computer on for 24 hours. In some cases this can charge the battery and resolve your issue.
This often …