Are you frustrated that your Windows XP takes to much time to shutdown when your rushing to go somewhere else? If this is the situation that you want to shutdown the computer in hurry, you can make some tweaking to your registry so that it will help you to speed the this process. We have written much about windows registry in the past couple of weeks that it is used to store information and system settings.Read More
Do you want to share large files up to 2 GB but unable to get through? The most common way of sharing files is to send as an attachment to the email, but most email services limits the file size of an attachment to 10MB, 20MB or even lesser which restricts you to send a small video clip or even a high resolution picture to your family and friends. Instead there are a number of free web services that allows you to share files up to 1GB or even 2 GB. Sending large files has never been easier over the internet, we have selected the most reliable services for you to take a look at.Read More
Are you looking for a way to call to any telephone number from your PC? Seems impossible, right? But remember, nothing is impossible. FreeRinger is one online service that lets you dial from your PC to any telephone number from more than 30 countries(they include, Argentina, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Switzerland, United States, United Kingdom, and many more).Read More
Do you think someone is spying on the websites you’ve been browsing even though you have been clearing up your internet history and cache? If you are using a computer at office or public computer then your privacy maybe at stake because of spying software installed on the computer. Many Google Chrome users may think incognito mode is enough for stealth browsing but browsing with Vanished is much more than that. With Vanished you can browse any website privately and it allows you to hide the pages you want to surf.Read More
Are you looking for converting Microsoft Excel from .xlsx format to .xls? We have listed three simple methods through which you can convert the formats within seconds.Read More
Do you want to manage all your email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL, etc from Gmail? Instead of checking different email accounts on their websites respectively, you can now manage all your email accounts from Gmail. All you need is to enable POP3 from your Yahoo, Hotmail, or any other account, POP 3 is a protocol that enables your emails to be accessed through any email client like MS Outlook, Outlook Express, or Mozilla Thunderbird etc.Read More
Is your PC running extremely slow and keep freezing or crashing all the time? Do you receive mysterious error messages? These errors are generally caused by instable registry. Windows Registry is a part of operating system that stores settings and options of the system and it contains data including all hardware information, software user preferences, install and uninstall information. All the changes in the system are reflected and stored in registry. It is constantly in use of the operating system and because of this it gets bogged down easily.
NTRegOpt is a registry compactor that improves system performance, it works by recreating each registry hive "from scratch", thus removing any slack space that may be left from previously modified or deleted keys. The program does NOT change the contents of the registry in any way, nor does it physically defrag the registry files on the drive. The optimization done by NTRegOpt is simply compacting the registry hives to the minimum size possible.Read More
Note: To clear the confusion, Google Apps Gmail Account is an email address that ends with a custom domain name(e.g email@example.com) and vanilla Gmail Account is an email address that ends with Gmail domain(e.g firstname.lastname@example.org)Read More
Note: If you want to create a VPN(Virtual Private Network) between two computers you can check this tip.
Are you looking forward to connect two computers or laptops wirelessly so you can share some files? Or do you want to connect them over Home/Office Networks? You can do this by creating a wireless ad-hoc connection which is a build-in feature of Windows Vista. But what if you are using Windows XP? Those people who are looking for a simple software that can do everything without touching any setting in their Windows, should check out WiPeer.Read More
In Windows, NoFolderOptions policy hides the folder options from control panel and even disables the Show Folder and Search options from the command under Tools Menu in Windows Explorer. If your computer is not a part of an office environment or any other organizational network than you might be having a risk of a virus which disables these options as a part of infection. This policy in the registry also hides the file extensions to known file types so that the virus may infect your system in stealth. To enable this option, follow these simple steps.Read More
Are you are curious to find out when was the last date and time the computer was shut down? If you are monitoring when the computers in the office environment or at home were last shutdown then you might want to know the exact date and time. Many office employees do not shutdown their computers and at home heavy downloader's might not remember when there last shutdown occurred.Read More
Are you always carrying a USB Flash Drive around? If yes then you can get a lot of useful applications on your USB drive instead of just carrying them around with backup files. We have gathered 6 applications that will transform your USB drive into a power device for doing tasks ultra quickly on the go.
Note: If you don’t like carrying software on your USB because they will mix with other files, just like I worry. Then make a folder named “Power Tools” in your USB and move all these software there. You can later hide this folder and work with your USB like you normally would.
….And if you are an uber geek like me and always carry your iPod around, then it is better to carry these software in your iPod.
Do you want to send a fax to someone living in US or Canada for free? Or do you want to send a document online instead of printing it and then sending it via fax machine? It is possible to send a free fax online even if you don’t have a Fax machine(but you will need a fax number). The one service I prefer to use is FaxZero. It is simple, fast and needs no registration at all.Read More
Do you use different passwords for different websites? It is difficult to remember all the passwords and even more worse to manage them. Those who forget their passwords have to use Forgot Password option in some websites. I have subscribed to more websites than I can count, and managing all the passwords is like feeding a hand to a lion! Thankfully there is one online password management service that rescued me from this mess.Read More