I have a feeling that Microsoft Outlook might not survive longer than expected, while Thunderbird has finally gotten a serious competitor today.
We all know that Windows allow users to add/remove startup programs quickly, but what if you want to change the startup order?
is a free add-in for Excel 2010/2007 and Excel 2003 that adds various tools and keyboard shortcuts to speed up the construction of financial models. According to the developer, it can trim the time required to perform common tasks by upto 75%.
is a tool from Microsoft Technet that displays the information regarding your system like the computer name, IP address, service pack, Network Address, Network Type, etc on your Windows desktop for quick overview.
Whenever you create a user in Ubuntu it's respective directory is created in the /home partition of the system. Whenever you remove a user the system deletes it's entries from each and every location, except it's relevant directory in /home. Linux Distributions do not remove the home directory of a user when the user is deleted. Let me guide you how to remove a user along with its home directory.
Driver Dumper(Dr. Free Data Backup)
is a new tool that allows users to backup partition or whole hard drive in the exact same state to any external or internal drive.
Windows is not so good at finding driver updates and when users start migrating to Windows 7 finding the right driver will become quite a challenge. In most cases Windows will search for drivers and give up after some time, thus showing “Unknown Device” prompt.
Sometimes a software can be used to solve more than one problem. We reviewed eDoc Organizer
before that allows users to organize documents. It also has a build-in scanner with a feature to append one page after another and then save them all as one XPS document.
Also check out a much easier and simpler method which uses iCopy here
What Is XPS Format
XPS(XML Paper Specifications) is a free electronic paper format developed by Microsoft. It was developed to be an alternative to the widely popular PDF format. In most cases, 3rd party scanning tools in Windows will save documents in XPS format. Read More
eDoc Organizer is a free document management software that allows users to scan and import documents. You can import Word document, Excel spreadsheet, PowerPoint presentations, PDF documents, and XPS documents. Read More
If you are a web developed who is looking for a way to test his newly designed website on various versions of Internet Explorers, then give IETester
The Shutdown Event Tracker
is a workstation or server feature. It helps you track the reason for system shutdowns, you can then use this information to analyze shutdowns and thus it helps you in developing a more comprehensive understanding of your system environment. By default, this feature is not enabled in Windows 7, simply follow these steps to enable this feature in Windows 7.
No doubt Windows does a great job when it comes to checking security and Windows product updates. But it doesn't check for latest versions of all installed 3r party software. FileHippo Update Checker
is a lightweight tool which resides in the system tray and notifies you about the available updates of all software installed on your computer.
Whenever you install any particular application in Ubuntu it's launcher is placed in the appropriate category like Applications, Accessories, Places, or System. But if you are unable to locate any installed application there, then the best way to launch it is through the Run Application
Dialogue box. You may open the Run Application
dialogue box by pressing Alt + F2.
I spend an entire day playing around both Google Docs and Microsoft Web Apps. Even though I am using Google Docs for the past one year, I believe Microsoft Web Apps will be a serious challenge to Google in 2010 but will users migrate? Will I migrate? Now that’s a tough question. Read More
By now we all know that Microsoft has opened Web Apps technical preview for a limited number of beta testers. If you are curious, can’t wait, and want to try it out now, then follow the simple trick below. Read More
Like promised, here are five different ways to upload documents to Google Docs. Note that these methods can be applied with all documents that are supported by Google Docs, except in some cases where PDF or other formats are not supported. Read More
Looking for a quick way to upload documents to Google Docs. One of the most common way is to visit the Google Docs website, hit Upload, choose document, and so on. But there is an easier method to upload the documents directly from the desktop.
Since I am playing around Windows Registry, tweaking it is an integral part of testing. Many tools don't remove their registry keys even after they are uninstalled. Once the registry becomes cluttered, there comes a time for cleaning all junk keys and optimizing it for faster performance. I covered Auslogics Registry Cleaner
before, but it only cleans the registry and does not optimize it.
This is an exciting news for all Facebook users out there, now you can login to facebook.com using your Vanity URL username. When Facebook first announced the introduction of vanity URLs, more than 50 million people grabbed it immediately.