Here’s a nifty little trick for creating a text file listing of the contents of a folder, without using any extra software. Step one is to note down the path and name of the folder concerned; if it’s a long one, click on the folder icon in Windows Explorer so that it’s displayed in the …

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Who or what is your computer talking to right now? You may think that just because your web browser or email program is not running your PC is offline. Think again. If you have a broadband connection then the chances are it is constantly chattering away, sending and receiving data. Most of it is innocuous …

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To do this you need a tool called UnPlug which is a Firefox Add-On, so you don’t have to be a genius to understand that you need Firefox. UnPlug is an extension which lets you save video and audio which is embedded on a webpage, it’s a video download tool. You can install it from …

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If you’ve installed any Microsoft updates recently you may recall seeing something called Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) in amongst the bits and pieces you are urged to install. WGA is meant to validate your copy of Windows, but at the same time WGA also installs something called the Windows Genuine Advantage Notification tool. This is …

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Gmail’s huge success owes itself in large part to the wide range of applications, browser add-ons, styles, scripts and bookmarklets that work with it. From the get-go Google’s stayed out of developers’ way and turned a blind eye to unofficial Gmail add-ons, even ones that may very well violate its terms of service. Smart move: …

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Now that we all know the hidden pages in Firefox, it’s time to go a bit deeper into tweaking your browser for optimal use. All of the operations will be made in the about:config page, so save your important stuff, open up a new tab, write about:config in the address bar and be prepared. I …

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The best text editor, Notepad++ just got even better with the latest release. Whether you are a serious coder or if you just need to edit a few text files, then Notepad++ is the text editor for you. Old versions of Notepad++ included tabbed editing so that you could have multiple files open in one …

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One of the biggest complaints a Firefox evangelist encounters is “it doesn’t act or feel like browser X.” Internet Explorer users complain that Firefox doesn’t look like what they’re used to. Opera, Safari, and Netscape users complain that it’s missing many of their favorite features. And the social networking gurus point to the powerful social …

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If you forgot your Windows password you will not be able to login to Windows. So what to do in this case ? Is there a way to reset the Windows password ? Answer is yes, there is a way to reset or change the password. Let’s see how we reset windows password. There is …

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Ever since Apple switched over to Intel processor, the same processors that are used in some PCs, it has been possible to run Windows on the Apple hardware. Why would you want to do this? While OS X is a pretty OS, Windows applications will not run on it. The only way to run Windows …

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