Cool Keyboard Tricks (Windows) : Make a Disco

Cool Keyboard Tricks (Windows) : Make a  Disco
Keyboards usually have small LEDs which indicate whether different types of locks are activated or not. Here is a trick to use the lights of your keyboard in a more creative manner in Windows.

Change Processor Name Permanently

Change Processor Name Permanently
A while ago on Tweak And Trick, I published an article on changing your processor name. But recently, Anil Kumar pointed out that the trick only changed the name temporarily.

Why Facebook is Blue in Color?

Why Facebook is Blue in Color?
When you open Facebook, the first thing that you notice is the blue color it uses. Ever wondered why is Facebook so blue in color and not changing its color scheme?

Change Facebook Theme, Color & Appearance

Change Facebook Theme, Color & Appearance
Facebook is a social networking site which enables people to connect with friends and people around. That's how Facebook is usually introduced. However, Facebook is beyond the need of being introduced as almost everyone is on it. Despite its popularity, Facebook has one flaw; the default blue theme is really boring.

Download Facebook Account's Pictures and Data

Download Facebook Account's Pictures and Data
OK. So you are an active Facebook User. Imagine, just imagine, some grieved enemy of your reports your posts, and Facebook ends up deleting your account. How would you feel?

Internet

Internet
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What is a Blog?

What is a Blog?
I recently started blogging at this blog. When I informed some of my friends that I have started a blog, the first thing they did was to ask a question. Neither about the topic of my blog nor about its address. The first question they asked was 'What is a Blog'?

Show Administrator Account on Welcome Screen In Windows

Show Administrator Account on Welcome Screen In Windows
Windows automatically creates an Administrator account during installation process which is by default hidden from view on the welcome screen. This article will show you a trick using which you can easily show and enable the administrator account on the welcome screen in Windows.

Ways to Unblock Restricted Websites

Ways to Unblock Restricted Websites
One way of accessing blocked websites is through the use of proxy websites. However, it is not possible to use them to unblock each web site. If the website you wish to visit falls in this category, then you must use the methods given in this article. Beforehand, I would like to make it clear that different websites are blocked differently.

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Problems with FolderProtector

Password Protect folders in Windows without any Software

Password Protect folders in Windows without any Software
Most of us have private data. Not all of us have a private computer to keep that data. So, we just end up with other people viewing that data. Although password protecting software do work, it is almost useless to hide private data with these software(because we are always questioned as to what it is that we are hiding with the help of these software).

Security

Security
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Software

Software
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How to Access Blocked Websites, View Restricted Sites

How to Access Blocked Websites, View Restricted Sites
Most of us find ourselves in situations where a website we wish to visit is blocked by a software or by our ISP (Internet Service Provider). So the question arises, how can we access blocked websites? The answer to this is simple: Proxy websites. Before going into details, let us know a bit about these proxy websites. 

Epic Browser: The safest, intuitive way to browse the web

Epic Browser: The safest, intuitive way to browse the web
"Meet Epic. Your New Best Friend." says the opening lines of the webpage at EpicBrowser.com and I do not totally disagree. Epic Browser is the first browser with the made in India tag and which proudly says that it is made for Indians. Epic has left the top browsers like Google Chrome and the original Mozilla Firefox tasting the dust in terms of security.

Get Popular on the Internet

Get Popular on the Internet
We all wish to be popular. But unfortunately, getting popular is not so easy in the real world. However, in the cyber world of which we all are part of, it is not so tough if you follow some tips given below. Now what are you waiting for? Bring your pen and paper start taking notes on how to become famous.

Make Undeletable, Unrenamable Folders

Make Undeletable, Unrenamable Folders
Have you ever wondered how you can make a folder which neither can be deleted nor be renamed. Well, if you have, then you have come to the right place. With this trick, you will be able to create folders in Windows which cannot be renamed or deleted.

Disable USB ports on Windows PC via Registry

Disable USB ports on Windows PC via Registry
With this trick, you can disable access to your USB(Universal Serial Bus) ports on your Windows based PC to prevent people from taking out data without permission or spreading viruses through the use of USB (pen and flash) drives.

Make your Computer Welcome You

Make your Computer Welcome You
Do you watch movies? Have you always loved the way how Computers in movies welcome their users by calling out their names? I bet that you too would want to know how you can achieve similar results on your PC and have a computer said welcome.

A fast way to open PDF files

A fast way to open PDF files
If you are like most computer users who consider that Adobe Reader takes ages to open PDF files, then this article is for you. Before that, let's know a bit about PDF format. Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 for document exchange.

Notepad Tricks and Tips

Notepad Tricks and Tips
With these tricks, you will be able to find out the tricking ability of Microsoft Notepad. But before that, do you know:-
  1. The number of the flight that attacked World Trade Centre? 
  2. How much control the President of United States has over Microsoft?
  3. How worried Microsoft is about their reputation?

A different way to browse the web

A different way to browse the web
Web Browsers allow us to browse the web in an easy manner. Personally, I am bored trying to browse the web with the same type of address bar and stuff. If you too are bored with browsing the web in the orthodox manner and wish for a new and unique way, then this is a must read article for you.

Have a Personalized Logon Wallpaper in Windows XP

Have a Personalized Logon Wallpaper in Windows XP
Have you always wanted to have your image displayed as a log on banner whenever you start your PC? This article explains the exact procedure required to have your own photo or your pet's photo displayed as one such banner. With this trick, you can have a personalized wallpaper which would appear before your log in screen each time you start your computer.

5 Essential free Software for Windows PC

5 Essential free Software for Windows PC
Imagine, you have a new high end PC with Windows installed. You switch on the PC in excitement only to ask yourself the question, what should I do now? Even the most high end hardware is useless without the right software. This article deals with such five essential software for your PC that do not put any dent on your pocket. For convenience purposes, each software is provided according to the category of its usage. So lets begin.

How to Improve Cyber Security

How to Improve Cyber Security How to make your PC secure from all the threats in the online world and improve cyber security? Not sure? Then read on. Here is a list of things you should know to improve your online cyber security:-

PC Security Tips : Make Computer Secure

PC Security Tips : Make Computer Secure
These are some general tips that will allow you to use your security software in the best possible manner.

Anti-virus

1. Never, ever turn off the resident protection of your antivirus even if it decreases performance. Upgrade if necessary.

2. Keep your virus definitions up-to-date. Use the automatic update feature of your anti-virus and try not to ignore the "Do you want to update now" message however often it might pop up.

Create a Shortcut to lock your Computer

Create a Shortcut to lock your Computer
Have you ever left your PC in a hurry? Have you ever felt that it is a pain to lock your system in the simple way by doing CTRL+ALT+DEL? I would imagine that you have and then, this trick is for you. This trick enables you to create a shortcut to lock your computer instead of doing the regular CTRL+ALT+DEL, thus providing you a way to quickly and easily get away from your PC whenever you are in a hurry.

Make your Computer Talk with VBScript

Make your Computer Talk with VBScript
Have you ever wondered how can you make your computer speak whatever you input to it like in the movies? Would it not be fun? If only it was possible! Rejoice, because now it is possible. Well, if you wish to know how to do this, then you have come to the right place. With this trick, you can create a script in Windows which will make your computer speak whatever you input to it.

Change your Processor's Name

Change your Processor's Name
Are you bored with your old processor? Do you want a new processor with a breath-stopping name but are not going to upgrade any time soon? No need to worry. You can still have that new processor's name displayed in your computer. Well not only that, you can also have a better one than the one you are planning to buy. Just follow this trick.

Use Keyboard as Mouse [How To]

Use Keyboard as Mouse [How To]
If your mouse is not working and you don't wish to wait till you get a new mouse, you would definitely like to know how you can use your keyboard as mouse. It is easy to use your mouse as keyboard in Windows using the On Screen Keyboard utility, but it is also possible to do the reverse.

Watch ASCII Star Wars in Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 & 10

Watch ASCII Star Wars in Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 & 10
Every one of us has watched Star Wars on television, computer or in a theater. It is the same movie with aliens fighting each other for galaxies and such stuff. There is nothing new in it. But wait, have you watched an ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange) version of Star Wars and that too in Windows using telnet? A network protocol known only to computer wizards. Well if you have not, then you must do it now!

Have a functional Website as your wallpaper

Have a functional Website as your wallpaper
Wallpapers are probably the first thing which we get bored of in our computers. Most of us have an image or Windows Dreamscene as wallpaper, but instead of having them, why not stand ahead of the crowd and have a functional website as your cool wallpaper in Windows?

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