Restrict Websites From Opening in any Browser on Your Computer

Blocking any website access in your computer can be done by simply editing a file. That too without using any external tool. This trick is enough to make your children safe from internet or to make fool any non-techie guy. This is based on editing a Windows Hosts file which is used for DNS lookup by the OS.

Find Some Unsaid Details of Your Computer

Using WMIC service, you can obtain some important information about your computer that are probably not known to you. These information are related to BIOS, CPU, Desktop, RAM, Operating System, Registry, Startup and much more.

[Rumour] Increase Internet Speed By 20%, Bandwidth Being Reserved For Windows

I have seen a number of technical articles and newsgroup stating that Windows always reserves 20 percent of the available internet bandwidth for their own purposes and QoS. They also describe techniques to get that back and improve internet connection speed. But, according to Microsoft, these claims are absolutely incorrect. Here's the full story...

Quickly Lock Your Computer With Shortcut Key

You shouldn't forget to lock your PC, even when leaving for a short while. 'Log Off' and 'Lock' are different things. This article describes how to quickly lock your computer running windows OS. Also few other useful Windows logo shortcut keys that you can use and save time...

Hide Any File Behind Another File

We know so many methods to hide a file. But the trick I am going to explain below is an amazing one. Using this trick, you can hide any type of file behind another one. No one ever thinks about a file as having to the ability to hide other files.

Lock Your Computer When Wrong Password Is Entered 3 Times

Here we will use Windows security settings to temporarily lock out the account for xx minutes whenever the wrong password is entered x times. This will prevent the hacker from being able to repeatedly guess your password by making it a longer time job.

Reset Windows Password Using a Live Ubuntu Disc

If you have forgotten your administrator password for Windows, worry not - you don't have to do a fresh install of Windows. You can use a Ubuntu Linux live CD or live USB to reset the password. This tutorial will show you how to do that, step by step...

Install Windows 7/Vista/XP From USB Flash Drive

Many times we wish to reinstall OS but we can't due to failure of CD/DVD media or something else. However any USB drive can be used for installing Windows OS by making it bootable. The method is very simple and you can do it yourself...

Hide Windows Hard Disk Partition Drive

Windows provides very simple way to hide any of the hard disk partition of your computer. This is very usefull when you don't want to expose your important drive to anyone. There are two methods, one is using DOS command and other using registry editing. Here is how to...

Microsoft Warning on Zero-Day Windows Hole

Microsoft confirmed : Hackers have been exploiting a bug in Windows "shortcut" files. The exploit works even when AutoRun and AutoPlay are disabled. The rootkit also bypasses all security mechanisms in Windows, including the User Account Control (UAC) prompts in Vista and Windows 7...

Edit Hidden Controls For Windows OS

In windows various settings and user configuration like 'Group Policy', 'User Passwords' etc are not exposed directly to the user. Yet these settings can be edited using these commands...