Tag Archives: tutorials


Disable Windows Vista Update

Hi, Yes this annoying vista’s a general mundane problem “automatic update” is a real pain. Well to stop that filthy prompt you can write the following line in the command prompt(make sure you open it

Read More

Disable Vista System Beep

Hiya, Just a small tweak wanted to share with you guys, i will tell you how to mute/stop that shrill System beep in Windows vista, that you sometimes  get to hear when working with MS

Read More

Test Your Broadband Speed

Want to check if you are getting the promised broadband speed? Here’s a site that can help Log on to Speedtest.net, a website that provides an application which runs a small test on your Internet

Read More

Add Business to Google Maps and vitness Google’s Automated Phone Verification

Yo Guys !!

Well today i was just finding some Petrol Pumps near my workplace and suddenly i realized that our office (Noida Region) was no where listed on google map, though the head office has its own identity shinning right in the middle of Hyderabad. This ignited the finicky nature of mine, and went deep down into google maps and realized that its so easy to add your Business/workplace into google maps.

Definitely i (not me alone) appreciate google, offering everything free of cost. So let us give a try. A simple Ajax powered form without any submit button, now that is where google rox 😀

The First option was to add the company name followed by its address, woooo… it was simultaneously locating if the inputed address was valid or no, i mean does that location practically exist, or is just fake. I was charmed by this .. cause the script was finding some square feet from the whole globe :p

Read More

How Currency rate is decided? (Currency Fluctuation)

This Blog Entry is Requested by my friend Kunal Kaushal and is moderated by Payal Jain

dollar.jpg A market based exchange rate will change whenever the values of either of the two component currencies change. A currency will tend to become more valuable whenever demand for it is greater than the available supply. It will become less valuable whenever demand is less than available supply (this does not mean people no longer want money, it just means they prefer holding their wealth in some other form, possibly another currency).

Increased demand for a currency is due to either an increased transaction demand for money, or an increased speculative demand for money. The transaction demand for money is highly correlated to the country’s level of business activity, gross domestic product (GDP), and employment levels. The more people there are out of work, the less the public as a whole will spend on goods and services. Central banks typically have little difficulty adjusting the available money supply to accommodate changes in the demand for money due to business transactions.

Read More

Full Form of few IT Companies

Did You Know How These Names Came About!

Adobe – came from name of the river Adobe Creek that ran behind the house of founder John Warnock.

Apache – It got its name because its founders got started by applying patches to code written for NCSA’s httpd daemon. The result was ‘A PAtCHy’ server — thus, the name Apache

Apple Computers – favourite fruit of founder Steve Jobs. He was three months late in filing a name for the business, and he threatened to call his company Apple Computers if the other colleagues didn’t suggest a better name by 5 o’clock.

Read More

How to open WINMAIL.DAT files

Today my brother asked me what are dat files and how to open them. Recalling the history of 2-3 years, i told him that dat files were used for VIDEO CDs formats (as he is a layman) and if he can see a video playing when opened in Window Media Player then the files are of his use, other wise that dat file is useless for him.

But he claimed that it is urgent for him, as he got this as an attachment from a foreign college where he is suppose to go next month. Oh Mann! now what is that for ?

I was aware of the fact that, Dat files are usually used to store data which can only be accessed using third party software or any application, and can’t be opened simply double clicking the file.

So i asked him to send me those files. I started to search about this file, the file name was winmail.dat(most probably you are here using these keywords only). This format is actually used by Outlook express to send the attachments, yeah the filthy Microsoft has to play around with its tricks. So when someone sends an attachment using outlook express the attachment sometimes is encoded using .dat file and the users are unable to open these attachments using webmail like rediff etc etc.(i doubt gmail can crack these dat files, after all google rox). Guys it took 5mins for me to crack those files using and here are the two solutions which i would recommend :

Read More

Configuring Outlook Express

Many of my friends and client one or other day ask me about how to use Outlook express. Or they receive email which shows the images embedded in them instead of an attachment(HTML emails), well the answer is that these emails are sent using outlook express. Errr.. what is that for ? Outlook express is an email client by microsoft, by default the client comes with the name windows email (with the process name msimn.exe) and the advanced version which integrated with your scheduler, day planners etc with the name Outlook Express and is installed with your Microsoft Office’s install. It is quite easy to configure these email clients and once they are done it is easy to use.

So why the heavens would one want this client when we can certainly open the site http://gmail.com or http://mail.yahoo.com and check email at one go ? Well outlook express is used when you need to download your emails into your computer so that you can read them even while you are not connected to internet. Please mind it you can only read the emails which are already downloaded without using internet.

And yeah it is worth mentioning that many popular email service providers like gmail, yahoo let us access email through these clients using POP3 access. Now coming straight to the point without wasting much of your time.

Read More