Tips and Tricks

Windows Vista Tips: Disable Autoplay in Vista

Posted by on February 18, 2008

Windows Vista Tips: Disable Autoplay in Vista

Earlier I had written about different methods to disable autoplay of removable drives in Windows XP. Vista provides more option in auto play than in XP and disabling auto play also has many ways. There are many methods to disable auto play depending on whether you want to disable globally or for independent drives. 1.(…)

Create Graphs for your Adsense Reports with GraphSense

Posted by on February 14, 2008

Create Graphs for your Adsense Reports with GraphSense

Google Adsense is the most popular monetenizing program for websites, but the Adsense reports are very simple and does not show any charts and graphs, so that we can have better information. Graphsense is a Firefox add-on which has the ability to plot graphs for your Adsense reports. Once you install add-on, select ‘advanced report’(…)

9 WordPress Admin Themes to Spice up Dashboard

Posted by on February 13, 2008

9 WordPress Admin Themes to Spice up Dashboard

The WordPress dashboard or the control panel has all the functionality and is simple to use. But you may get bored with the default theme of dashboard. The WordPress control panel theme can be changed with the help of Admin themes. Here is a list of top plugins to change the layout and visual design(…)

Windows XP Tips: Install/Uninstall Applications in Safe Mode

Posted by on February 13, 2008

When you install any software, if the installation is not proper or because of some other reasons sometimes, Window refuses to boot after restart. Windows can be booted in safe mode in such circumstances, but the installer will not work. When yo reboot in safe mode, you need to create a registry entry for Windows(…)

Windows Live Writer: Save Drafts Automatically

Posted by on February 8, 2008

Windows Live Writer: Save Drafts Automatically

Whenever you are writing long articles for your blog using Windows Live Writer, its necessary to save the drafts at regular intervals. Its irritating when your work disappears due to an unexpected error or crash. Windows Live Writer also can save articles automatically at regular intervals. This will prevent you from losing your important data,(…)

Windows XP Tips: Delete Contents from Folder without Deleting Folders

Posted by on February 8, 2008

Windows XP Tips: Delete Contents from Folder without Deleting Folders

There may be many instances where you would want to delete all the contents inside the folder, but wanted to maintain the folder structure as such. By default Windows does not provide any such option. If there are lots of folders inside a particular folder maintaining a folder structure, then its difficult to delete contents(…)

Docx File Converter: 3+1 Ways to Convert and View Docx files

Posted by on February 7, 2008

Docx File Converter: 3+1 Ways to Convert and View Docx files

Docx is the new file format of Word 2007 and this is the default format of Word 2007. This format cannot be opened in previous versions of Word unless you have the office compatibility pack installed. Incase you do not wish to install the compatibility pack, there are online converters to do the job of(…)

Windows XP Tips: Reorganise Windows Folders

Posted by on January 22, 2008

Windows XP Tips: Reorganise Windows Folders

Whenever you create a new user account in Windows, it creates a lot of folders like “My Documents“, “My Music” etc. Most of the times when you save documents or download music or pictures, these are saved in these folders and all these data are stored in default drive of OS. In case Windows crashes(…)

Windows XP Tips: Customize Folders

Posted by on January 22, 2008

Windows XP Tips: Customize Folders

If you create lot of folders on your desktop or on your drives, then it becomes difficult to identify each one of them because of the plain yellow color of folders in XP. So why not customize the looks of folders a bit. Customizing folders is pretty easy task. Right click on the folder and(…)

Window XP Tips: Turn off Autoplay

Posted by on January 23, 2008

Window XP Tips: Turn off Autoplay

Autoplay play feature is not only available in CD drives, but also on the flash drives and external hard drives that you connect to your PC. In any case your external drives or CDs are infected with virus or malwares, then chances are there that your PC could also be infected with the autoplay feature.(…)