Archive for July, 2009

Write Protect USB Drive

Nowadays most of us use pen drives for storing data as it’s easy to carry and there are lot of portable apps which make pen drives an essential thing. But, unfortunately most of the viruses at present target pen drives. So how do you protect our pen drives? We can use a USB antivirus like MX One or use a write protecting tool.

iCalcy- iPhone Calculator for Windows

Previously I had written an article on Safe Calculator which allows you to not only calculate but also keeps files and folders hidden and safe. Today, I’m going to share with you another calculator known as iCalcy. Well, this calculator is not like Safe Calculator and doesn’t keep files and folders safe.

Measure Things on Screen

Ever wanted to measure objects and other stuff on screen? I came across a Screen Ruler which helps you to do so. It allows you to accurately measure anything on your screen. This is especially useful when measuring graphics, web page browser sizes or anything for that matter. Screen Ruler can display Pixels, Inches, Picas or Centimeters.

Freewares to Fix Dead Pixels on LCD

Defective pixels are pixels on a liquid crystal display (LCD) not performing as expected. They are basically of three types; dark dot defects, bright dot defects which show white dots on screen and partial sub-pixel defect which is a manufacturing defect in which the RGB film layer was not cut properly.
When a LCD gets such a problem you end up seeing tiny red, green, or white dots on your screen as shown above. In certain cases we can get rid of such dots provided they are stuck pixels.

How to Install Windows 7 from Pen drive

Most of us nowadays like to install Windows from pen drives. Now the question arises, ‘why do people prefer installing Windows from pen drive instead of DVD roms?’ Well, there are two main reasons. Firstly, a fresh install of Windows 7 DVD takes around 20 minutes! Isn’t that lot of time? Secondly, you come across certain instance where you don’t have a DVD rom or there’s only a CD rom. Well, there may be several other reasons such as pen drives are easy to carry, more durable and so on.

Windows 7 RTM on July 24

Windows fans are eagerly waiting to get their hands on the final build on Windows 7. Well, there’s good news for all you fans out there. Today Microsoft will officially announce the final Windows 7 RTM on WPC09 (Worldwide Partner Conference) in New Orleans and this RTM build will be available to MSDN and MS Connect users on July 24.

Compressed Counter Strike 2D Game

I’m pretty sure you have heard of Counter Strike. Well, if not then it’s one of the popular multiplayer games ever made. I came across a similar game but it’s in 2D and is just 6mb in size! The interesting part about this game is that you can even play multiplayer in it. Now ain’t that amazing?

Merge Two Exe Files

Here’s a small app that I came across on technixupdate which allows you to merge two exe files. Now you may be wondering what’s the use of merging two exe files? Well, the answer is simple. If you want to launch two exe files with just one click then this is what you do.

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