Archive for June, 2009

Hide Files and Folders in a Calculator

Having read the title of this post you may be wondering if it’s really possible. Yeah! It is possible. Steve posted an article on Safe calculator. As the word suggests, it’s a calculator with a safe which is capable of storing and keeping your files and folders safe. The safe calculator looks just like the default calculator in Windows and in fact it can even perform calculations just like any other calculator. When you start Safe Calculator it will look just like the below pic.

Remove Suspicious Autorun Files

With the growth in internet, malwares are increasing too. Nowadays most of the malwares use the ‘autorun.inf’ file to infect computers and most of us are completely unaware of it. This is usually in the case of pen drives, hard disk drives, etc. When a device is infected with a malware and an ‘autorun.inf’ file is dropped, the shell menu is normally modified to execute the malware whenever the unsuspecting user double-clicks the infected drive.

Download Free MP3 Cutter

Sometimes we need an editing tool in order to simply cut a MP3 files. But we don’t find the right tool to do so. And even if we do find one, then it turns out to be expensive. I came across good freeware- MP3 Cutter which allows you to cut mp3 files with ease. The file can be saved once you cut it. It also retains the same quality as the full song did. This software is really helpful if you are making MP3 ringtone for your mobile.

How to Disable Sticky Keys in Windows

Stickykeys is a feature of Windows operating system. It allows the user to press a modifier key, such as Shift, Ctrl, Alt, or the Windows key, and have it remain active until another key is pressed. If you play games then you might have had an annoying experience with this feature while pressing a key like ‘shift’ for five times.

NTFS Undelete- Recover Deleted Files on a NTFS File System

I came across a freeware- NTFS Undelete which allows you to recover deleted files. It recovers files directly from hard drive, and it will work even if you empty the Recycle Bin. It will not only recovers deleted and erased files from an NTFS file system but it also recovers from other file systems like FAT and FAT32.

How to Set an Auto Reply Message in Google Talk (GTalk)

I came across a small app known as GTalk Auto Reply which allows you to set an automated message in Google Talk when you’re away. This automated message is displayed whenever any of your friends sends you a message.

WinX- Free iPhone/ iPod Video Converter

WinX is a free video convertor exclusively designed keeping the iPhone in mind. It converts various kinds of video formats including AVI, RM, RMVB, MPEG1/2, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, DivX, XviD, FLV in order to be transferred to iPod and iPhone. The interesting part about this app is that it’s quite fast. It offers stunning high converting speed, up to 300%-500% real time.

How to Add an Alternate Name to your Facebook Profile

Some of us like to add out pet names to our social networking profiles. But, if you’re using Facebook then it wasn’t actually possible to do so. But you can do it now by going to Settings. The alternate name added is displayed in brackets next to your actual name.

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