An Excellent alternative for Windows Explorer

on Sunday, November 28, 2010

FreeCommander is a very good alternative for Windows Explorer.  Apart from being free, it has excellent capabilities. It uses Dual Panel technology and is capable of reading RAR files. It has a built in FTP client, multi rename tool and enables users to modify file date and attributes.   

alternative for Windows Explorer

How to remove SemiAntiVirus.vbs

on Saturday, November 27, 2010

SemiAntiVirus.vbs is a Visual Basic Script and is a virus.  It exploits the capability of Visual Basic Scripts to access file system and Windows Registry.  When I ran a scan on, the file was displayed as having a virus named!IK.  
The Script alters the system registry and changes the title of Internet Explorer to LRI Internet Explorer.  Let us see how we remove the virus.

Install Windows XP in less than 15 minutes

on Sunday, November 21, 2010

Windows XP, the most popular OS from Microsoft requires around 40 minutes to set itself up.  The installation time can be reduced to near 15 minutes.  This will be particularly helpful for those who frequently setup Windows XP.  This is how we do it.
Install windows xp in less than 15 minutes

1.   Boot from Windows XP disk.

2.   After the setup has copied all the files which are required for installation of Windows XP, it will prompt you to indicate a location to install the OS.

3.   After having selected the drive, the setup would now format it and reboot.

How to Delete an "Undeletable" File

on Saturday, November 20, 2010

Very often we come across some files which we find are undeletable.  System will simply not allow you to delete them, no matter you are in the normal or the safe mode.  This situation is very common now a days and is mostly due to virus activities.

Delete and undeletable file

Torrent downloader for Firefox

on Sunday, November 14, 2010

FireTorrent is a Firefox addon which integrates BitTorrent client into the Firefox browser.  You can download your torrents via your browser using the addon.  

The Best Free File Recovery Software

on Saturday, November 13, 2010

Recuva is a free software which helps you in recovering your files which got deleted accidentally.  This can be documents, photos, music, video, compressed files and even mails.  The software also works on rewritable media and can even recover deleted photos and images from your camera's memory card.

Right Click to open Command Prompt inside any Directory

on Monday, November 8, 2010

If you use the Command Prompt very frequently, you might had thought of opening the Command Prompt right where you want to.  By Default the command prompt opens in your user profile's home directory.  There is a way of bringing it on in to the right click menu and then you can be able to open Command Prompt in every Folder.  In Windows 7, this is fairly simple.  Select the folder you wish to open the Command Prompt.  While keeping the Shift key pressed, right click the folder.  You will get the option "Open Command Window Here".

In Windows XP, we will have to edit the Registry for it.  Lets see how we do it.

1.   Open Registry Editor by typing "regedit" (without quotes) in the Run menu.

2.   Navigate to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell.

Free Online File Converter

on Saturday, November 6, 2010

We use a lot of applications to convert our files to another format to be able to be played/viewed in portable players.  I found out a site which does Audio, Video, Image, Document, Ebook conversions and Hash Generation.  

In Audio conversions, you have an option to convert your files to AAC, FLAC, M4A, MMF Ringtone, MP3, OGG, WAV and WMA formats.

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