How to defrag pagefile.sys and hiberfil.sys with PageDefrag

April 18th, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: How-To

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When a computer is running slow one of the common techniques techies use is the defragmentation tool that comes with windows OS to organize the data on the disk to make file access quicker, but one of the limitations that the generic defrag tool has is that misses to defrag files exclusively used by the […]

Monitor Active TCP/UDP connections on your computer with TCPVIEW

April 17th, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

tcp udp monitor

TCPVIEW is a TCP and UDP port connection monitor that let you see a detailed list of connections established on your system; pretty much like the DOS command netstat does, but besides the cute interface TCPVIEW offers some other conveniences. As you can see from the picture above, tcpview gives you the name of the […]

Internet Connection problems- Proxy Server settings messed up

April 9th, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Windows XP Tips

proxy-server

Sometimes when troubleshooting Internet Connection problems we seems to try everything; from the basic to the most advance techniques, but sometimes nothing seems to fix the problem until we check some hidden settings that we never suspect might cause great frustration. Some Internet service providers somehow like to use proxy server settings on your browser […]

Adding a URL to trusted sites in Internet Explorer with a logon script

April 3rd, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Networking

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Well, this post is probably more directed to those folks that work on a large network with active directory and the ability to make changes on remote systems on a network. The other day I needed to add a URL to the trusted Sites zone in Internet explorer in a bunch of user computers, and […]

Download movies for free with utorrent

January 30th, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Reviews, Tools Review

The other day I was searching for a site where to download movies and I stumbled with a nice site which promised to allow me to download just about any movie I could think of in the world. I signed up for 29.99 to their service, and to my surprise I found out I have […]

DPI settings on windows XP

January 23rd, 2008 by Aseem Kishore File in: Windows XP Tips

DPIsettings

DPI (dots per inch) settings control the images resolution on your computer, the higher the DPIs the sharper the image will be. You can change the DPI settings to fit your liking. On windows XP right-click on an empty area on your desktop and go to properties>settings>advanced You can change the DPI settings to: Normal […]

Windows Vista Boot Process different than Windows XP

November 19th, 2007 by Aseem Kishore File in: Windows Vista Tips

Windows Vista boot-up process is slightly different than windows XP, and to have an understanding on how windows vista boot process differ from windows XP, we should start by reviewing the XP process, follow by vista boot process, then we shall review the changes after that. Windows XP boot up process: System is powered on […]

Dual Booting Windows XP with Windows Vista

November 4th, 2007 by Aseem Kishore File in: How-To

As you probably already know, windows vista is the latest operating system from Microsoft in the market, and as you also might know many people are reluctant to new products or technologies, which is also understandable. Many products are not that good right off the bat, they need improvements, patches, etc. so most people wait […]

Transferring User Files and Preferences to a new Computer

September 27th, 2007 by Aseem Kishore File in: Windows XP Tips

Windows XP offers a utility that helps you transfer user settings, preferences and files from one computer to another, User State Migration Tool (USMT) transfer user settings files, folder, display properties, taskbar options, browser favorites and e-mail settings from one computer to another. This tool provides a smooth transition to a computer migration, please notice […]

What is the difference between WPA and WEP Wireless Security encryption?

September 20th, 2007 by Aseem Kishore File in: Networking

Wireless Internet access has become the norm in most houses in the US these days, everyone has a wireless router, but what most people don’t know is keeping this router secure, what data encryption should you use? WEP or WPA? What is the difference? WEP (wired Equivalent Privacy) is the older form of encryption developed […]