How To Download Windows 7 SP1 And Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate

Microsoft has just released the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate on the 26th of October, 2010. That is a mouthful of words, which if you didn’t get it – refers to the Release Candidate version of Windows 7 SP1, and also Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Which […]

Google New: So What’s Really New At Google?

These days, with so many new features, software, browsers, plug-ins, and whatnots, coming out of the Mountain View, California company, how does one keep up with the relentless outpouring of new stuff from Google? Easy! **With triumphant music blaring in the background!** Introducing the new Google New! Google New is a one-stop page to help […]

How to access Google Instant even if it is not available to your country

By now, you would have heard of Google Instant, which is Google’s most recent improvement to their search engine. It is kinda like a digital version of Instant Coffee, getit? First deployed by Google since Sept 8, 2010, and so far only available on Google domains in United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Russia […]

How To Resuscitate Windows Explorer (In Windows 7)

There are times when Windows Explorer dies on you and takes with it, the Windows’ desktop and toolbar, together with the system notification area (aka system tray). Or Windows become annoyingly SLOW and something appears to be HOGGING your processor. Upon checking the Task Manager, you might see “Explorer (Not Responding)”, which can go on […]

How To Easily Disable Auto Start Up For Any Program In Windows

This requires you to have a certain amount of Windows skill, esp Regedit knowledge for the part that calls for it. *Note that by using Regedit – though it has been built into every Windows since Windows 95 – is not encouraged by Microsoft, which has disclaimed all responsibility if you messed up your Windows […]

How To Make Gmail Your Default Email Client

Sometimes, you really need to keep things simple. You don’t really want the full power of a Microsoft Outlook, Windows Mail, Outlook Express or Mozilla Thunderbird to handle the simple job of shooting an email as these programs tend to be overloaded. This is when promoting Gmail to the lofty position of default email client […]

Why I uninstalled AVG Anti-Virus Free and moved back to Avira AntiVir

I must admit that I am a cheapo. I almost always use open source or freeware, and rarely go for shareware or payware. And when it comes to freeware anti-virus, I usually choose among AVG Anti-Virus Free, Avira AntiVir or Avast. Usually, I have both AVG and Avira between Windows OSes (in different partitions) and […]