In windows7 the desktop wall paper can be set against any change. Often people in an organization wants to put a wallpaper which is fixed and cannot be changed by any other user on that computer. The windows Group policy editor setting could be useful for this. This trick allows you to prevent wall paper change done by different users and keep one fixed fore ever or as far as you want.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Saturday, May 14, 2011
A "Send To" menu that got when right clicking a file in windows explorer allows you to copy or send the specified file to another location including USB pen drive, CD-RW/DVD-RW, or to a third-party application.
This article will give an idea of how to add an option in send to menu in windows7.
By default, Send To menu contains items such as Desktop, Documents and removable devices. We can display more folders under user profile to Send To menu in windows7. To do this press shift when you right click on an icon. So the corresponding item will be included in the list.I think this is the simplest way of adding an item in Send To.
We know that control panel is an important place to manage and control all activities carried out by the operating system. We can tweak different settings using control panel applets. Unlike former windows versions like XP, windows7 control panel have a slight difference. Here we see the applets in small and large icons and as categories. However it is difficult to find a specific applet from this kind of user interface for a beginner.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
When you try to run turbo c++ IDE on latest version of windows like Windows7 or Vista, you may get the error message that 'The system does not support full screen mode. Choose close to terminate the application.'
The problem is that turbo C is very old DOS program. It's better to move on to an up to date compiler like visual c++ Express which is free and you certainly would have a better experience.
Anyway if you are up with turbo c++ and used to it, I have 3 tricks to run it full screen on windows7 and vista. The tricks can be simply classified based on which works on all versions of windows7 and one which only works under Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Professional, and Windows 7 Ultimate.
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Google chrome, the free web browser which comes with minimal design with sophisticated java technology to load web pages faster than any other browser. A few days ago, google released the google chrome 12 beta version to overtake a firefox 4 update. The beta version of chrome 12 is available to download. The download link I provided here will bring you the latest chrome beta standalone offline download.
Features Chrome 12 (12.0.742.30 Beta ) :
- New feature of Tab Multi-Select – The ability to select multiple tabs, using the ctrl key, and you may put actions on it at ones like reload all at ones.
- Improved bookmark animations for MAC
Not so many features but remember it's beta now, Chrome 12.
We have lots of 3g data cards available in India with unlimited usage at little higher price but reliance netconnect and BSNL 3g would be a fair choice in terms of speed and coverage. Broadband plans with wire or wireless connections may have one drawback, lack of bandwidth cut down the available speed. It may due to operators decision to avoid overloading the servers.
Here's a useful firefox addon that allows you to record voice without opening another sound recording software. You can record your voice within the we browser itself. This experimental plugin has been preliminarily reviewed by Mozilla.
Saturday, May 7, 2011
Intel has announced their second generation of its iCore processors which are also codenamed as Sandy Bridge. Earlier, if you your computer doesn't have a dedicated graphics processor(means a graphics card, AGP) you could not play heavy duty games. But this is now possible with this new processors designed to handle high definition graphics and heavy textured multimedia games.
Moreover, if you wish to beam your HD content right on to your TV wirelessly, you could do that too. The Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) feature of the processors add full HD 1080p and content protection.
With the quick sync video technology, videos can be converted from one format to another in less than 20 seconds. Normally this would take approximately 4 minutes or even more.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Do you ever wanted to save web pages as PDF files? Everyone does. Unfortunately there is no inbuilt options for that to export as PDF in web browsers like IE,chrome or firefox. But this awesome firefox addon from pdfcrowd.com makes it possible to store the web page in more compact and portable form, infact save as PDF.
However for full access to all their features, you need a license, but the basic mode is free to use. Just download the Firefox extension, install and restart browser.
Sunday, May 1, 2011
The sony ericsson K series mobiles are much popular as they include some fine classic phones like K510i. Nowadays the pc suite come along with mobile phone is only compatible to Windows Xp and lower version. So there are many problems in connecting phone to PC and using phone networking wizard there by using mobile internet on PC.