Tips N Tricks

How to Manage Windows Firewall [ Basic]

Firewall is like a security guard in any company which determines if any person or material is allowed to connect to outside world or any connection from outside can enter your system.  It has been asked to follow some rules, which in Windows are called as Inbound and Outbound rules, before any thing goes out or comes in. Now what ...

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Robocopy : The Daddy of all Copy utilities [ Windows ]

Robocopy , A gui version of Copy Command in windows,  which allows you to use all advanced options of copy command without using the command line. The power of  Robocopy makes serious file replications or drive replication mush easier job. You can create full mirror duplicates of two file structures , which includes sub directories and files without copying any ...

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How to Forward / Reply with selected parts of an email

FOrwarding, Replying emails become a messy business when it becomes a chain mail. In short when a mail contains either all previous conversations of mail along with the original one in case of reply or all forward junk information when you forward. Most of the time these extra might not be required. You might want to send only a part of ...

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Find Product key (CD key) for Windows and other installed softwares

There could be several scenarios when somehow you have lost the key for one of your already installed application. This small application Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder, retrieves the Product Keys for applications installed on your System. You need to download it, as a 330 Kb zip file, unzip it, and run the keyfinder.exe, it will show you the Product keys ...

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How to point to specific time in YouTube videos

Sometimes in you tube videos you might find something in a video which is intresting and share it with your friends. But when you share the URL with them they need to wait till the movie dowloads and then drag and find where it is. You can at the most tell them whats the exact time slot from where they ...

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Download Windows Media Player 12 ( WMP ) Skin ( Vista Only )

If you do not intend to download windows media player 12 , you can always try to use the skin of Windows Media player 12 on Windows Media Player 11 ( Vista ) to get same kind of look and feel. Remember this will not convert your media player in Vista to Media player in Windows 7. iurst thing first, ...

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Download Windows Media Player 12 ( WMP) for Vista

Windows 7 holds the next media player version 12. You can download this version ( Thanks to Devian Art people ) and run it on Windows Vista. Its not available as a separate download but it had been extracted from Windows 7 builds and works on Vista. This might not work in XP  but you can try at your own ...

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Delete Twitters direct messages ( DM ) in a click

Direct messages are like mails sent to you directly starting with d twitter id message . With time you will collect lot of direct messages and twitter has no implementation as of now to select all the direct messages and delete it or delete direct messages from a particular user. However with this Bookmarklet: DM Whacker  ( right click and save it ...

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Prevent accidental or forced shutdown with Shutdown Guard

There are lot of cases when you shut down your computer accidentally or just think I should not have done. May be your friend did even when you asked him not to shutdown. These things happen and you really can help it either. The idea of preventing shutdown can be done by a registry hack where we talked on how ...

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Find and Manage Windows Directory Usage in Statistics style

May a times we just keep loosing space in our hard drive. We just dont know where all the space is going even though we all try to run clean up utility and keep checking here and there for un wanted file. It just dont seem to work and you are either lost or call a friend for some help. ...

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Run Vista Aero glass effects in Windows XP

Fast Aero allows you to get aero glass effects in windows XP which is available in Windows Vista. And the best part is you just need to run it instead of installing like themes. Basically this program simulates the Windows Vista Aero effects like transparent borders, making your windows backgroud translucent, thus giving your a close look of aero effect on ...

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Generate unlimited fake email in a minute [ Spam Trap ]

Its never a good idea to submit your email id online if you are not sure or don’t trust it. You can always create some random email id  fake ones and use it. However if you are running short of fake email id , Spam Trap is one software that you need. This is a very simple application which gives ...

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