Know everything about your computer, No installation

October 9th, 2009 No comments

Windows OS may tell you a lot about your computer, but in case you need to know all the details of hardware and software of your PC you need something else like Belarc Advisor,which is free to download, which could tell you: System Serial Number, Chassis Serial Number, Board Type, Memory modules with slot numbers,

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One Million Virtual Machines, to beat the BotNet

August 20th, 2009 No comments

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 Read more…

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How to remove USB flash drive easily and safely?

August 17th, 2009 No comments

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. Read more…

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Build Your Own Operating System

July 10th, 2009 No comments

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. Read more…

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

June 10th, 2009 No comments

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. Read more…