Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Sunday, February 18, 2007
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Turn on File Extensions
a) go to any folder, e.g. Documents
b) Layout > Show Classic Menus
c) Tools > Folder Options > View Tab
d) Untick "Hide Extensions of Known File Types"
e) close, return to Layout and put it back as it was
Showing file extensions are helpful for finding virus. A double extension will be most propably virus.
Posted by vince at 5:01 AM
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
You can use md5sum command in linux to generate and check md5 checksum values. It is particularly useful to check integrity of downloads especially ISOs
generates a value. Check this against the download providers value. If it is same then download ok; else redownload.
Posted by vince at 6:47 AM
Delete Hibernate File
When you use hibernate in Windows Vista, it creates a file called hiberfil.sys. This file can grow rather large and you may want to remove it. A simple way to delete it:
a) log on as the Administrator
b) start Command Prompt then type: powercfg -h off
c) hit enter
Posted by vince at 4:30 AM
Enable Auto-Logon in Windows Vista
a) click Start and type 'netplwiz' or click that name on the Start menu
b) in the GUI window that comes up, uncheck the "Users must enter a username and password to use this computer" box
c) click 'Apply'
d) in the new dialog box that opens type the name of the account you want to auto-logon by default (if the account is not normally passworded then it blank)
e) click OK and exit
Posted by vince at 3:35 AM
Start > Run .
Type regedit. Then modify the values. Create if it already not there.
Value: 1=Enablethis key, that is DISABLE TaskManager
Value: 0=Disablethis key, that is Don't Disable, Enable TaskManager
Posted by vince at 3:26 AM
ENABLING 3D GRAPHICS
Well enabling 3D Graphics in Linux was never so easy........
All hats off to Novel.......
You first need to install your Graphics Card Drivers…
Click Installation Source
Under SERVER NAME, place an entry:
Provided you have an Nvidia Graphics Card, as I am having 6200 Turbocache GT Nvidia
Under DIRECTORY ON SERVER, place an entry:
Or just place an entry
under the SERVER NAME.
When you add the above address and click next, a warning message about an unknown GPG key will come up. Click the checkbox next to Do Not Show This Message Again and click Yes. The next screen will ask if you'd like to import the aforementioned GPG key. Click Import.
Apply the changes & and exit Installation Source application
Under the Application YAST, click Software Management and search for:
Install these drivers and reboot the machine.
Go to Desktop Effects under control panel and enable 3D graphics…..
Bang you are done with the settings …Enjoy the highly optimized 3D revolution..
Well all MP3s can be played using Helix Banshee Audio Player. It’s installed by default.
Using YAST change the installation source to:
Using Yast and Soft Management search for the video player Xine and w32 codecs.
Install the video player xine and win32 codecs, using which you would be able to play all videos.
Posted by vince at 1:43 AM