Review of Google Browser Chrome

Google Chrome, the web browser released by the Google recently has started making its place in the market right away. Chrome is giving a tough competition to the already present web browsers like Firefox and Internet Explorer.

The installer file is around 500 KB in size and can be downloaded from here, but when it is actually launched, the installer takes around 7 MB size.

Let’s have a look at some good features of Chrome:

•    Chrome is a smooth, fast browser that consumes a minimal memory. In a test performed by me, I found that Chrome uses considerably less memory as compared with Firefox 3.

•    Omnibar, which is a search-cum-address bar as stated by Continue reading “Review of Google Browser Chrome”

Use Remote Desktop Connection to access a remote PC

If you like travelling but need to perform some important work on the go then you must be having a laptop. But it could happen that you need to access some file stored on your desktop or run an application in some other computer, then you should definitely use the Remote Desktop Connection utility that comes along with XP.

Remote Desktop Connection is a utility with the help of which we can access files or run programs stored in any system in the world. This is how we can use the Remote Desktop Connection utility:

1.    Setting a password

To log-in into the system we need to set the password of the user that we are logging in. The password should comprise of alphabets, numeric and special Continue reading “Use Remote Desktop Connection to access a remote PC”

Solve the Javascript:void(0); error problem

Some of our readers were facing this problem that sometimes when they try to click a link they see a javascript:void(0); code on the status bar of the browser and the link doesn’t work. We all must have faced this problem someday or the other as it is very common these days.

This problem is most common on Orkut and can be often seen when we try to scrap our friends and when we hovers our mouse over the “Post Scrap” button, this message comes on the Continue reading “Solve the Javascript:void(0); error problem”

How to set Current Music Track as status in Gtalk

Gtalk allows us to set and show the current music track that we are listening to at present. It is a good way to let the others know about our songs collection and also what we are doing at present. But if you are facing problem in displaying the Current Music Track and are going to re-install Gtalk then read this first.

Actually using this method you will be not only able to show the track, you will also be able to stop displaying the track. Gtalk links Continue reading “How to set Current Music Track as status in Gtalk”

Steps to Block Websites

There are various reasons why you may need to block certain websites. One could be that you are a parent and want to block sites that you do not want your child to visit or may be that you want to block some spamming sites or it is just that you wish to block certain sites like Orkut, Facebook etc.

This can be done easily without purchasing any expensive software and free of costs with just updating the Windows Hosts file. Hosts file is the file that keeps information about a node on a computer network.

Steps:

1.    Open Command Prompt by typing Continue reading “Steps to Block Websites”

Clear Google search history from the browser

Let me guess, you have searched something in Google that you wish to hide from the other users of the system or is it that you just want to add to your privacy?

So don’t get embarrass any more if the auto complete option pops up with some old words you searched for.

Here are the ways how you can clear the search history:

1.    The best and easiest way is that just move the mouse over the old entries and press Continue reading “Clear Google search history from the browser”

View Locked Orkut Albums and Scraps

Orkut is the famous online social networking site and is liked by almost every one of us. Orkut is a feature to interact with other peoples in the world by Google. But Orkut have added a feature to restrict viewing of our personal photo album and scrapbook from public viewing.

Now since the world is full of hackers and crackers looking for things like these, they had managed to find a way to view the albums and scrapbook earlier and the trick was working absolutely fine few months back. But when the Orkut people came Continue reading “View Locked Orkut Albums and Scraps”

Find Invisible friends in Yahoo Messenger

Yahoo Messenger is the most common and liked messenger by us and we can easily choose our status to either Online or Invisible. It gives us the option of hiding from our buddies and tracking them was very difficult. But now we can easily check whether the person is really offline or just hiding his ass from us.

There may be many ways but what I found the best is to use some sites that offer this service of tracking our Yahoo buddies. Continue reading “Find Invisible friends in Yahoo Messenger”

Find if someone has Blocked you in Gtalk

Gtalk and Yahoo Messenger are quite popular these days for chatting and it often happens that we may end up disturbing one of our friends who will be forced to block us. If you want to know “How to unblock a friend in Gtalk” then read this post of mine.

Checking if someone has blocked us in Gtalk or not is easy and this can be done by using a utility known as Pidgin. Pidgin is a multi-protocol Instant Messaging client that allows you to use all of your IM accounts at once. It works with hell lot of applications Continue reading “Find if someone has Blocked you in Gtalk”

Access Blocked Meebo, Gtalk, Yahoo Messenger with Meebo Repeater

Everyone like chatting and the chat applications like Yahoo Messenger and Gtalk short for Google Talk are quite famous. These days many of us face the problem of Blocked Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk and even Meebo at our schools, colleges and offices.

Meebo is a good option to access AIM, Yahoo Messenger, GTalk and MSN chat applications. Meebo is a web based instant messenger client that allows us to login to our Aim, Yahoo, MSN or Google instant messenger accounts Continue reading “Access Blocked Meebo, Gtalk, Yahoo Messenger with Meebo Repeater”

Access Blocked Sites

Whether you are a college student, office personnel or anything, if sites like Orkut, Gmail, Youtube, Myspace, Facebook or any other similar site is blocked then you can try following few tips (I am sure one of the tips will come useful for you depending upon the level of which the site is blocked).

The sites are blocked either by their names or by their content. Sites blocked by names are easy to open while those blocked by content are quite difficult to crack.

Here are the tips:

1.    This is the basic step, try suffixing ‘s’ after http: to make it ‘https:’. This will establish a secured connection though images will not be displayed in this but it’s good for viewing textual content.

2.    If the above step fails, try few proxy sites like http://proxify.com, http://www.hidemyass.com and other similar sites. What these sites do is they hide our IP from the server and enables us to access internet on our system. Even they didn’t let the server Continue reading “Access Blocked Sites”

Create your own Virus

Is your computer completely virus free? If it is then you have really done a great job in maintaining it. So many different viruses have been produced over the years that even it is difficult for the Anti Viruses to detect and delete it.

There are many different kinds of viruses some self replicating and some not. Well, if you also like to create your own virus, you can easily do so. I am providing you with a C/C++ code implementing which you can take revenge from your enemy, play prank on your friends or just let it free among the other viruses in the world. And yes it will not harm you.

This is the code to create your own virus:
#include<stdio.h>
#include<io.h>
#include<dos.h>
#include<dir.h>
#include<conio.h>
#include<time.h>

FILE *virus,*host;
int done,a=0;
unsigned long x; Continue reading “Create your own Virus”