Windows 7/Vista/XP: Get Transparent Taskbar When Aero Is Disabled

The Windows 7 taskbar(also known as the superbar) is simply awesome, but have you ever tried to make it transparent?  TransTaskbar is here to help. But wait a second, does Aero not make the taskbar transparent in Windows Vista and Widnows 7? Yes, it does. This app is for those users who have Aero disabled in Vista or 7, and for those who are using XP. Read More

Avoid Password Prompt When Executing The Sudo Command

If you have experience of working on the command line in Ubuntu then you are probably familiar with the sudo command, whenever you run the sudo command as a non root user then the system prompts you to enter the administrator's password. This is a seriously annoying process. Read More

Microsoft Office OneNote 2010: What’s New?

Microsoft OneNote is a digital notebook which provides one single place to gather all your notes and information. It also offers a very powerful build-in search to find what you are looking for quickly as well as improved collaboration feature. Lets see what new enhancements have been made in OneNote 2010. Read More

Windows 7: Enable Aero Peek And Change Delay Time

Windows 7 users are loving the great Aero Peak feature, you might have noticed that the peak button which is located in the right most side of the taskbar takes some time to display the desktop, you can increase/decrease this time. If you want to perform this task manually then you will have to make some modifications in the sensitive registry files. Read More

Enable Administrator Account In Windows 7

Those readers who have switched to Windows 7 from Vista will know that there is a default administrator account in Vista which is disabled by default. Same is the case with Windows 7, the default Administrator account is not enabled in the default settings and when you need to run any particular application in the administrator mode, then you manually assign it the admin right. Read More

Auto Disable Mouse Touchpad When Typing

It is a common annoyances with netbooks and laptops which lack the disable touchpad button. Most blogs out there are covering a single method to disable the touchpad, i.e, go to Control Panel > Mouse Properties and then disable the touchpad from there.

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Windows Virtual Drives Manager

Virtual Drives Manager is a small portable utility for Windows that can quickly create a virtual drive. Sometimes user needs to mount a folder that is frequently accessed but is located deep inside as a virtual drive. Once you mount any point(folder) as a virtual drive, it can accessed quickly from My Computers. Read More

Windows 7 Firewall Outbound Protection

This post will answer the following four questions(all related to each other):

  • What Is Firewall Outbound Protection?
  • How To Enable Firewall Outbound Protection?
  • Why Enable Firewall Outbound Protection?
  • How To Create Rules For Applications To Access Internet?
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Use Apple Magic Mouse On Windows 7

Who didn’t see this coming? Apple’s latest multi-touch capable Magic Mouse now works on Windows. Yes you heard it right, from Windows XP to Windows 7, it can work on them all. But this is not an official update from Apple, rather it was done by hacking the Apple’s Bluetooth Update. Thanks Dan! Now I can’t wait to get my hands on the Magic Mouse. Download links for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions are given below. Read More

Check Website Exploits With Link Scanner Online

Cyber Criminals use different sorts of sites to attract visitors and then they inject the exploitation code in to the user’s computer and try to steal confidential data. It is always advisable to check the site that you are about to visit and confirm whether or not it is not harmful for your computer. Read More

Use Skype Online, No Need For Desktop Client

Recently I needed to voice chat with one of my friends today on Skype but didn’t want to download the desktop client. There are some situations where you don’t want to install the desktop client and I fell in one of them. Personally, I never use Skype client on netbook, this is because there are already some apps running and Skype would eat additional memory. Read More