Manually remove virus/trojans

on Friday, February 26, 2010

You can remove some viruses/trojans manually, if you know their file name and where they are residing in your computer.  While this tutorial cannot assure that you can remove all the Viruses/trojans, it can help you remove some of them very efficiently. 

When you notice that your PC is behaving abnormally, or suspect a virus inside it, the first thing you should be doing is to run the System Configuration Utility or the MSCONFIG.  This can be run by typing "msconfig" (without quotes) in the Run Dialogue box.  In the Startup tab of Configuration Utility, check for any unwanted or unfamiliar names.  If you find one de-select it and go to its location and try deleting it.

Five Portable Programs to keep in your USB Drive

on Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Here is a list of programs which you should consider storing in your USB Drive.  They are all portable which means that you need not install them.  They can run with a mouse click or double click.  

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool : While you are away from your own computer, it is always possible to come across a Virus.  So, this free portable tool from Kaspersky is a must in everyone's USB drive.  While it cannot give real time protection, it can scan and disinfect viruses that are currently residing in any computer.

Simple Automatic Shutdown Timer for Windows.

on Sunday, February 7, 2010

Here is a way to create a simple automatic shutdown timer for Windows.  This is basically a batch program which lets user input the time in seconds to shutdown.

The program asks user to input the time in seconds after which the computer is required to be shut down.  This is particularly useful if you need to give your child the permission to use computer or internet for a fixed time.

This is how we do it.

Save ink with Ecofont

on Saturday, February 6, 2010

While printing, Ecofont makes holes in the fonts which has no effect on legibility.  Apart from making you save ink, it also saves the environment.

It is indeed fascinating to read that the Ecofont can help you save upto 25% of your ink.  You can also work with your favourite font and print using its Eco-variant with a single press of a button.

Free SMS sending application : Windows

on Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Net-SMS is a very simple and easy to use application which can be used from Windows Platform.  This is a very small application and is java based.  

Hidden Music File Windows XP

on Monday, February 1, 2010

Many of us might have listened to that beautiful piece of music XP played, when you first set up it.  The music file is hidden and the path to the file is as follows:

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