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.
1. Open Command Prompt by typing Continue reading “Steps to Block Websites”
Who doesn’t like holidays? Yes everyone does, that is why even Tech Salsa has decided to go on a vacation to relax and enjoy a bit.
Hi friends I am going on a vacation and will be out of touch with you for few days (not much though) but will return soon and continue from where I am leaving. I will be back with more stuff of your interests. So be in contact. 🙂
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”
We like to spend our most time on PC either doing some work or just chilling out. Keyboard shortcuts make our difficult task easy and we also stress out less. There are whole lots of key shortcuts available and I would not waste time discussing those already known shortcuts.
So here is a list of least known shortcuts that may come useful if our mouse is not working.
- We know to go back in the browser we use “Backspace” but do you know the key to go forward? Use keys “Alt + right arrow” to go forwards. Alternatively you could use “Alt + left arrow” to go back.
Now that we know the difference between virus, worm and Trojan lets get on the work to detect and remove some common viruses. This tutorial will help you remove the Newfolder.exe virus from your computer and let it breath free.
Removal through Tool:
Run the following tool in safe mode and the virus cleaned in seconds, yes it is that easy.
1. Find out all the locations of the “newfolder.exe” virus.
2. Open the task manager and end the newfolder.exe process running in background. Continue reading “Remove Newfolder.exe Virus easily”
Before discussing further topics on viruses and their removal let’s first have a look at the differences between viruses, worms and Trojan horses. For sure, these are some malicious programs that can cause damage to our computer and the data stored on it.
What is a virus?
Virus is some computer code written in some language and can spread from one system to another on its own. It can also replicate on its own and poses threat to hardware, software and the data stored. But if you also wished to make your own virus then read this post of mine.
What is a worm?
A worm is just another class of virus and is capable to replicating on its own automatically. They can replicate in large volumes Continue reading “What are viruses, worms and Trojan horses?”
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”
Our dear systems are much prone to the virus attacks and the most common virus that has infected the most PCs is the worm Win32.Brontok.A@mm. Brontok virus can be most destructive and of course disables our Folder Option, Task Manager and Registry Editor.
If you want to know “How to enable Folder Option, Task Manager and Registry Editor disabled by virus” then read this post of mine. Brontok virus is from Indonesia and shows some error message at start up. Continue reading “Remove and Clean Brontok Virus”
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”
We all know how to boot from Bootable CDs but we don’t usually know that we can make our Pen Drives also known as USB Flash Drives and Thumb Drives to boot. Well the Floppies are history now and the new technologies being developed day by day urged me to figure out “How to Boot from Pen Drive”.
To Boot from USB Drives we need first need to make it Bootable, this is how we can do it:
You need to download a small application called MakeBootable Continue reading “Boot Windows from Pen Drive or USB Flash Drive”
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”
We often use Run command to either run a process or launch an application but what Run command does is that it saves the command last used by us. When we use the Run command next time either by clicking Run from Start Menu or by pressing Windows key + R, we see the last command typed and used by us in the Run.
So it can be very annoying to see the last used command and the important thing is that it can’t even be erased by deleting cookies and other stuffs. So if you want to clear the history of commands used in the Run, then this fix is just for you.
1. Open the Registry Editor that is type Regedit.exe in the Run command. Continue reading “Clear History from Start Menu’s Run Command”