Category Archives: Debugging

One Million Virtual Machines, to beat the BotNet

BotNet is a collection of autonomously and automatically running software robots on infected computers, controlled by some remote command center, used for the purpose of internet frauds and other online crimes. Now even cellphones are potential target of BotNet. According to some authentic report, there are more than 9% of the computers on the internet which are part of BotNet now. According to CIA World Fact Book, there are about 1.3 billion user devices Continue reading

How to remove USB flash drive easily and safely?

Every time i try to remove my USB drive, i need to close some windows, some times i need to close some applications, still sometimes i see myself removing it forcibly. But that was until now. Now i use ejectUSB. What it does is, it closes all programs running from a specified drive or folder and then tries ejection. Additionally, it flushes the cache, closes explorer windows, removes registry entries and removes Recent Document shortcuts referencing the specified drive or folder. You can download ejectUSB, as it is freeware. Continue reading

Build Your Own Operating System

Select and add modules before you actaully build and install operating system. Want to make a multimedia operating system chose your modules from the list. Just want to have graphic, editor and artwork tools, you can select those only.  SLAX is very small, fast and eye candy Linux operating system with modular approach. It runs from the CD without installing the OS on the hard disk. You can even run it on a computer which is not having a hard disk or even on a computer wth crashed windows operating system. It can also work as a live CD which you can use on any computer and start working. Continue reading

How a live CD can save your day , or your life.

Crashed your computer’s Operating System, need to access data residing on the hard disk. Broken hard disk, need to access internet to send some important e-mail. Need to debug your hardware, but don’t want to play with  your current operating system.

Live CD is the answer to these problems, live CD contains an operating system with which you can boot your computer and use all the available computer resources. If you are worried that it can alter your current operating system , no it can not. Once you have the operating system running from the live CD, try exploring different options. Continue reading