Create your own shortcuts in Windows

If you are a regular user of Windows and its many functions then surely you know some keyboard shortcuts for faster access to your most important programs and major services. As well as predefined shortcuts, there are programs designed to create our own list so that access to a particular application to be customized.


How can create own shortcuts in Windows
The first thing we are going to do will be to search the direct access to a specific program. In the shortcut menu go to the Properties option, and in the Shortcut tab we edit the field which says shortcut key. Continue reading “Create your own shortcuts in Windows”

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Never Lose Money On Downtime With Website Monitoring Services

If you are running a business website online, then the most important thing that you need to consider is to not suffer from excess periods of downtime as it might end up being a lot of expensive for your e-business.

web monitoring

There are even times when frequent downtime of websites has led to the downfall of business online. Hence, if you are looking to make it big with your online business, it is vital for you to have a website that has maximum uptime and visibility on the internet in order to grab the attention of internet users as well as popular search engines. This article will tell you how web monitoring service providers offer you the best chances of staying live on the internet for longer periods of time and how you will be able to cut down on your expenses by accepting their services. Continue reading “Never Lose Money On Downtime With Website Monitoring Services”

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Superior alternatives to: Windows Media Player

Today we talk about the best alternatives to the media player included in the operating system; in other words, Windows Media Player.

Windows Media Player

As we have seen through this post, most of the applications that come by default are the most used, especially for novice users and the Media Player is not far behind. However, this piece of software has a few problems such as its low media format support and an interface that appeals to few. Continue reading “Superior alternatives to: Windows Media Player”

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When your hard drive becomes unrecoverable

It has happened to all: suffer the unpleasant experience that one day of these Windows or Linux or the operating system that we have, to an unrecoverable error, strange and incomprehensible, and that our computer can not load the operating system.

hard drive becomes unrecoverable

There are tools that can be responsible for correcting errors, if we can still get into Windows, as well as Linux distros that are specially made to correct any problems with the hard drive.

Although the Windows Recovery option is recommended by many specialized sites, the truth is that rarely can correct the problem, on the contrary, the disc in question may be worse than before, according to the magnitude of the errors. Continue reading “When your hard drive becomes unrecoverable”

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Automate tasks in Gnome with Dothisnow

Many operations, such as backing up important files or changing the wallpaper are activities that we do periodically, but we don’t want to do it or have no time for this.


Fortunately now you have dothisnow for help. Dothisnow is so advanced that it can change your desktop background, change pidgin status, play music, create screenshots and much more. Continue reading “Automate tasks in Gnome with Dothisnow”

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Can XFCE Desktop Environment, be an alternative to Gnome and Kde?

In the Linux world with Ubuntu dominating the market to discuss about the comparison of Desktop Managers available for Linux is of good importance. By default Ubuntu comes with gnome desktop environment and Kubuntu comes with kde as the desktop manager.

XFCE desktop environment

Considering the case of someone who is interested in trying out something different xfce might be fun. Xfce is a new desktop environment aimed at unix like operating system, providing nice features at smaller size and resources. Xfce can be installed in many platforms like freebsd, linux, solaris, cygwin and even macos. Xfce is definitely worth a look for users, who is interested in nice look and feel without sacrificing system resources. xfce is based on gtk+ 2 just like gnome. It uses xfwm window manager. The latest available version of XFCE is XFCE 4.6. Continue reading “Can XFCE Desktop Environment, be an alternative to Gnome and Kde?”

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Softwares To Keep Your System Healthy

Everyone who uses a computer always think to keep it healthy. But most of them do not know how to do it. So here suggest some really good piece of software which enables them to appear new and continue all the day long. First of all avoid installing junk softwares which are unhealthy for a PC as it simply creates registry entries and when uninstalled leaves behind traces of its files. It may even corrupt the registry and OS. Here is a list of softwares you must have.


One of the free software which is a must for every windows PC is CCleaner. It is small software which cleans junk files and registry values and one can control startup programs with it. It helps to speed up the PC during bootup and working. CCleaner is one of the best programs available for windows for free. Continue reading “Softwares To Keep Your System Healthy”

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How To Speed The Firefox WebBrowser

Have you ever felt that your firefox is too slow or too irresponsive. Here are a few tricks to make it speed up and cruise through the internet.

  • Type “about:config” into the address bar and hit return.
  • Search for the following entries and change their values to the following:

    Set “network.http.pipelining” to “true”

    Set “network.http.proxy.pipelining” to “true”

    Set “network.http.pipelining.maxrequests” to some number like 30.

  • Right click anywhere and new->integer and name it “nglayout.initialpaint.delay” and set its value to “0″.

    This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts on information.

  • This is an effective tweek named Vacuum Method. Follow the given instructions.

    1. Go to Tools -> Error Console
    2. Paste the following in the “Code:” text-box: Components.classes[“;1”].getService(Components.interfaces.nsPIPlacesDatabase).DBConnection.executeSimpleSQL(“VACUUM”);
    3. Press Enter
    4. Your firefox will freeze for a moment and after, it becomes faster.

These will make your firefox faster up tp 300%.

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