Tips N Tricks

Use Windows Vista Resource Monitor to track running programs

By default all versions of Windows do provide a task manager where you can see the programs running, cpu usage and memory. But with Windows Vista there comes another out of the box feature called as Resource Monitor. This program categorizes all the running programs according to their usage in the filed of Network, Disk, Memory and CPU. So now ...

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Enable spell check for Yahoo Messenger ( Vista Version )

Yahoo Messenger for Vista might be missing some features like Web cam support till now but its really cool over all. This is a quick post that if you want to do a spell check as you write in the chat window , yahoo messenger for vista has this option. You just need to enable it. Go to preferences. And ...

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Transpose Excel cells ( Row to Column and reverse ) quickly

This is a nice  office trick if you want to transpose or change set of cells in excel files from row to column or column to row quickly.  Here are the steps Select the cells and copy it. Now select anywhere you want to transpose and hit ALT + E > S  and then select Transpose. Related : Moving Quickly ...

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Canon A580 : Best Digital Camera under 10000 RS ( INR )

Canon A580 is probably the best digital camera which balances out both price and quality. Its priced 10000 RS ( INR ) with a megapixel of 8 , 4X optical and 16X digital zoom and with 2.5 inch LCD screen. After quite a long hunt a saw a review of can a580 review on TV from tech2.com guys. Even they ...

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Shut Down / Re-boot / Logoff Computers on Network [ Windows ]

If you have a group of computers running on a network and you are planning to reboot or shutdown or may be logoff all the users in one shutdown then you need to try this inbuilt utility of Windows. Type in Shutdown -i in run dialog box and you would see the GUI which allows you to add set of ...

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Replace any word on a web page with your choice

Word Replacer is an online service which allows you to replace any word on any web page with you own. The next is you can share the URL of the new page with your friends. This is a wonderful tool and you can use it at two places as far as I see. Suggest you friends a better replacement of ...

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Running Traceroute command online ( tracert )

Tracroute ( tracert ) is command line tool which allows you to find how the packets or the ping you send from your computer to another hop and how much time do they take. Why do we do this ? Sometimes you might find you site loading slow and you start thinking that the your HOST has some problems. In ...

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Duplicate, Merge and Detach Firefox Tabs with Keyboard Shortcuts

Lets get to the point. We all use tabs in Firefox but there you cannot actually do anything much with it except you can open a new one or may be you can duplicate it using mouse. What if you can do the following also:- Duplicate a tab with keyboard shortcut and open it right next to window you want. ...

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Backup from already installed drivers in Windows

In case you have lost your drivers cd , lets say Graphics Card and you cant find it any where then you need Double Driver which will allow you create a back of the already installed driver and restore it next time you install windows. You can Create Backups, Restore, Create drivers list and print. This is something very unique ...

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Finding programs which are using Internet connection [ Windows ]

Rarely but sometimes you need to find what programs access your internet connection. Some programs we know like Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk and things which we use commonly but if you have suspicion that something else is also using the internet connection its time to check in for TCP view. TCP view is small program which tells you which running program ...

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Want to change monitors resolution quickly ? Try Quick Res

In case you are tried of going through 3-4 steps to change your monitor resolution here is a quick remedy for Windows XP users. Quick Res is small tool which sites in your system tray and gives you shortcuts to change your monitors resolution quickly. Just right click and select resolution and frequency. Too bad its not supported for Vista ...

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How to find your system uptime [ Windows Only ]

In case you need to find how long your computer is up and running there is one useful command which lets you know along with hell lot of other information like system name, Os, Processors detail. However finding from how many hours your computer is turned on is nice just in case somebody is lying to you. Open up command ...

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