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Quickly eject USB devices

29May2008 Filed under: Tips and Tricks, Windows

USB devices are really common these days, especially pendrives because they are much easier to use than the bulky DVDs, CDs or even the now obsolete Floppy Disks. Furthermore, pendrives are very cheap nowadays and the price is still dropping! One 8GB pendrive now should cost less than MYR10. But, the problem is that while […]

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I have a small Workgroup network in my office, and the benefit of having a network like this is that you can transfer and share files between the computers easily without the need to use medias such as a pendrive. These computers are hooked up through a simple modem router which costs less than RM250 […]

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Can you believe this? Steve Ballmer (CEO of Microsoft) was seen with a MacBook at the podium while he gave his presentation. Not sure if he was actually seen using the MacBook though. Haha… anyway, as some Flickr commenters pointed out Steve Ballmer didn’t actually use the MacBook for his presentation. The picture was real […]

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I hear so many people complain about Windows Vista lately. I do have a few complaints about Vista myself, but overall I think it’s still a pretty good Operating System, including its bundled Disk Defragmenter which is located in System Tools, under Accessories. Let’s start the Windows Vista Disk Defragmenter and have a look. Looks […]

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I bet that picture caught your interest. Who doesn’t want to get a free Windows yeah? Now, before you go and search Microsoft’s website for a free edition of their their ‘over the top expensive and fairly new’ Operating System, you might just want to finish reading this article first. You just might change your […]

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Windows has blocked some Startup Programs

22Apr2008 Filed under: Tips and Tricks, Windows

If you have followed my tip to make Windows Vista run faster, you will receive the following annoying Windows warning message in the notification area at the far right end of the taskbar: Windows has blocked some startup programs. This problem occurs because a program or service that you have earlier restricted to start using […]

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Of course there are numerous ways you can do to tweak your Windows Vista system to make it run faster. You could do the following: De-fragment your hard disk Apply windows updates Uninstall unnecessary software Do a through scan and remove viruses and trojans Clean up the Windows Registry Optimize the RAM and virtual memory […]

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What is svchost.exe?

27Mar2008 Filed under: Computing, Tips and Tricks, Windows

This article interests you because you have been wondering why on earth there are so many processes running with the weird name svchost.exe. Nope, you can’t stop them or your system may crash faster than you know it. What is svchost.exe? Is it a virus or trojan?! Fear not. Svchost.exe is actually a system process […]

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Running Telnet on Windows Vista

26Jan2008 Filed under: Tips and Tricks, Windows

I know people might have forgotten what’s Telnet already because this ancient old program is not secure and people have more favor for secure Telnet and SSH clients such as Putty. Telnet is not even installed in standard Windows Vista installation. Nevertheless, Telnet is still useful if you just want to use it to troubleshoot […]

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I am sure by now you have enjoyed to the max the excitement of putting a web messenger on your website or blog. Your visitors can now chat and interact with you directly. Your website or blog has become more lively and interactive! First in Malaysia (after mine lar)!!! 🙂 You may have also grabbed […]

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