When you’re left out with no optical drive, or you’re on a netbook and are looking to do a fresh installation of Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008, a USB Installer might come handy. This quick article will help you create a self-bootable USB drive installer for Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server
My previous post should have helped you learn to create Virtual Hard Disk Drives. Now if you don’t find the use of a Virtual Drive you created, you can easily remove it. Here’s how. Before you proceed, be sure to take a backup of files you have in your virtual HDD. (if needed) Open Disk
Have you ever wished you had an extra Disk Drive to set aside your documents, files, etc.? This is one of the new features of Windows 7, that helps you create Virtual Disk Drives, similar to your Hard Disk drives. If you are not a Windows 7 user, you can always use TrueCrypt, a freeware
When you open the Task Manager in Windows 7, you’ll only be presented with processes that run under your user account, even if you are an administrator. The process list includes few System processes. And you’ll have to click the ‘Show processes from all users’ button every time to view all running processes and that’s
System Restore is a part of your Windows Operating System that was debuted in Windows Millenium and helps recovering your files and settings from previous copies. But this can eat up your drive space, similar to Dr.Watson. If it eats up way too much of your hard disk space, here’s the solution for it. Tweaking
When I come across files with unknown extension, I prefer to open it with Notepad. The same when it comes to files like PHP, HTML, CSS and the likes. Adding a context menu option, to open with notepad, helps you quickly open up files without having to go through the long ‘Open with’ way, obviously
A solution to fetch subtitles and to make them work on WMP or VLC
A solution to the common problem faced by many
If you’ve been using the power button to force shutdown your PC, try this Command Line trick to Force Shutdown and to Force Restart your PC. This Command Line trick allows you to specify normal Shutdown/Restart or if you want to Force Shutdown/Restart and also allows you to specify the time to wait before Force
To create a simple LAN connection between two PCs/Laptops, the only hardware requisite is an Ethernet Crossover Cable. Ethernet Crossover Cables are easily available in the market. You can buy one online starting from $1 or you can go for a branded one from Belkin (available at buy.com) for $3. Places your can buy Crossover
If you have come across File Systems, you surely must be knowing a file system known as NTFS. NTFS stands for New Technology File System.
Everyone knows this famous doc that detects and diagnoses application errors and stores them in files User.dmp and DrWtsn32.log. The DrWtsn32.log file is appended (added to the existing information) each time an application error occurs and the User.dmp file is overwritten (replaced) each time. The log produced by it may shoot up to several GBs
Command Line Parameter helps you to open any Application or Module without any fuss! Here’s a collection of Command Line Parameters that I use often. I will keep updating this list!!