Archive for the ‘Tricks’ Category

How to disable or automatically clear my recent documents list on shutdown:-

The My Recent Documents folder display a list of files and documents that you have used recently. At times it can also be a threat to your Privacy. It is really very annoying to Clearing it manually. You can make this folder Empty whenever you Shutdown or Logoff your Computer or you can also stop all your recently opened documents from being saved in a list.

So Here is the Trick on how to do it:-

A ) Empty My Recent Documents Automatically on Shutdown or Logoff

1) Go to Run and then type gpedit.msc and press enter
2) Then Navigate to User Configuration > Administrative Template > Start Menu and Task Bar
3) Then on the right side look for the “Clear history of recently opened documents on exit” option.
4) Double Click it & select Enable Option & then just Apply it.

B) Disable Recent Document History

1) Go to Run and then type gpedit.msc and press enter
2) Then Navigate to User Configuration > Administrative Template > Start Menu and Task Bar
3) Then on the right side look for the “Do not keep history of recently opened documents” option.
4) Double Click it & select Enable Option & then just Apply it.

you can do the same thing with Registry editor also.

That’s It….

How to adjust/set MP3 audio files to play at the same volume?

Most of the songs don’t play a the same volume. Some times, they are either really loud or really low as compared to a normal MP3 recording. This is very tedious because due to different volume levels of songs, you have to constantly adjust volume of your speakers. So here is the Tip on How to set same volume for all MP3 songs without Loosing any quality:-

Just Download MP3Gain – the Automatic MP3 Volume Normalizer


MP3Gain is a simple application that analyze and automatically adjust your MP3 files so that they play at the same volume.It performs statistical analysis to determine how loud the Music file actually sounds to the human ear.The changes MP3Gain makes are completely lossless, there is no change or loss in quality because it adjusts the MP3 files without decoding or re-encoding. You can change the volume as many times as you want. It is an open source application available for download online as an application or project containing the entire source code.

How to view/check the contents of Zip/Rar/Iso Files Before Downloding Them:-

Generally the Files to be downloaded are in Zip/rar format, Because
the size of the file gets compressed by this way But Some times after downloading the archive we realize that the file which we were looking for is not there or It Contain some suspicious program or virus.
In such situations our time gets wasted and viruse can also harm our Computer.

So Here is The Software Archview::Firefox Add-ons that allow you to view the contents of an Archive before downloading. And using it you can even download a single file from the archive.

archview::Firefox Add-ons

It supports rar,Zip & iso file types. Archview attach itself to the status bar of the Firefox and whenever we click on any zip or rar or iso file. It Displays the content immediately.

& The Other Thing is that it allows you to download individual files from archive, so you wont have to download extra files in the archive.

If you are a Firefox user you Should Download it. It will Definitely save your time and Bandwidth.

That’s It…

How to extract saved password from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Yahoo Messenger, Gtalk And Msn

We all use the web browsers to surf the internet and often save our username and password in the browser. It is quite dangerous to save your password in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or even in Messengers. Whenever you select “Remember my Password” option, then your password is automatically saved into your Computer, for further use. The saved Password can be retrieved quite easily. It is more dangerous when you are using public computers. In that case, anyone can easily extract your password and misuse it.

Here is the Tip on how to Extract Saved Passwords:-

1) Internet Explorer
You can Download the Software IE PassView

IE Pass view

IE PassView is a small utility that reveals the passwords stored by Internet Explorer browser. It supports all the version including Internet Explorer v4.0 v6.0, 7.0, Beta version 8.0.

2) Google Chrome
You can Download the Software Google Chrome Pass

chromepass software

ChromePass is a small password recovery tool that allows you to view the usernames and passwords stored in Google Chrome Web browser. For each password entry, the following information is displayed: Origin URL, Action URL, User Name Field, Password Field, User Name, Password, and Created Time. You can also save them in Text and XML Files.

3) Messengers like Yahoo, Gtalk, and Msn
You can use the Download Messenger Key

messengerkey software

Messenger Key is a freeware utility to recover passwords of your favorite messengers. Messenger Key recovers passwords for ICQ, MSN, Google Talk and Yahoo instant messengers. All Versions are Supported.

4) Mozilla FireFox

First way:-

You can Easily see the Password in Mozilla Firefox without using software,
Just Follow the following steps:-

I. Open Mozilla then Go to tools
II. Select options tab
III. Then Choose Security
IV. In the second box titled “passwords” you will see “SHOW PASSWORDS option there, just Click it.
V. Now You will see the username and password.

Second way:-

You can also download the Software Password Fox

passwordfox software

PasswordFox is a small password recovery tool that allows you to view the usernames and passwords stored by Mozilla Firefox Web browser. For each password entry, the following information is displayed: Record Index, Web Site, User Name, Password, User Name Field, Password Field, and the Signons filename.

It is also quite easy to retrieve save passwords using JavaScript. If you need that code, do add your email id while posting your comment.


That’s It…

How to set dynamic website as desktop wallpaper

We can easily place fully functioning Website as our Desktop Wallpaper instead of still JPG/GIF/PNG images.

Here is the Trick On how to do it:-

1. Right Click on the Desktop.

2. Go to Properties.

3. Then under Desktop Tab select Customize Desktop.

4. Then under Web Tab select New and type the address of the Website .

5. You will get message With Caption “Add Item to Active Desktop” click Ok, it will synchronize and will take few seconds.

6. Apply the settings and click Ok.

7. Then you will get website you have entered in small window, Now you can maximize that window to set it as wallpaper.

8. If you want to change the wallpaper just minimize it and set any wallpaper or website you want.

How to secretly hide any file inside JPG/GIF image file without using any software

We can easily hide video clips, pdf, mp3, text files, Office documents, zipped files, webpage or any other file format inside a JPEG/GIF image.

Here is the trick on How to do it:-

1) Just zip the various word Documents into one rar File.
2) Take any jpg/gif picture of any size and Dimension.
3) Copy the two Files in Same Folder. Let’s say we have copied the file in D: Drive.
4) Now open the Command prompt window. Move to the Destination Folder, in this case we will just type
d: and press enter (as our rar file and image are saved in D: drive)
5) Just Type the following command:

copy /b image.jpg + hide.rar newimage.jpg

(Here image is the name of the original image,
hide.rar is the name of the rar file we want to Hide,
and new_image is the name of the disguise image which contain both rar file and the image)

6) To get the original rar file, just rename newimage.jpg to newimage.rar and than extract it using 7-zip or Winrar.

Similarly we can hide other files like videos, mp3 and other secret documents.
Just Zip all the Files into Single rar files and Follow the above Steps.

That’s it!!!


Automatically close not responding programs:-

Some time programs become non-responsive. When we see in task manager their Status will be not responding instead of Running. Then we had to manually end the program by clicking on the End Task Tab in the task manager.

The Program became ‘Not Responding’ due to many reasons. Maybe there is a programming error and the application fall in a never-ending loop. It may be due to malfunctioning of any hardware or The application is still performing the previous function and you are trying to perform next function and sometimes System tends to hang.

We can set the windows to end them automatically as they become ‘Not Responding’. so here is the trick for it.

Open Registry by going to Start then Run and Enter regedit.
than Navigate to

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\ Desktop

In Right side panel look for ‘AutoEndTasks’ and Modify its value to 1.

You can also set time for waiting before ending the application if an application becomes not responding.

For this setting on the same panel find the ‘WaitToKillAppTimeout’ key and change its value to the time after which you want to kill a not responding application.(Time here is in Milliseconds)

That’s It..

How to open Microsoft Office 2007 Documents In Office 2003 or office 2000

Many of us have face the problem that we are not able to open Microsoft office files with extensions “.docx” – Word Document , “.xlsx” – MS excel file and “.pptx” – Powerpoint presentations in Microsoft office 2003 or office 2000.
This is because the documents saved in the office 2007 are not backward compatible directly. But there is a very useful and easy add-on available from Microsoft itself.

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack

This compatibility pack will let you open the newer MS office documents with extensions .docx , .xlsx and .pptx with the older versions of MS Office 2003 and Office 2000. You will also be able to open, edit, and save files using the file formats new to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007. You simply need to download Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack and install it on your computer which has the older version of MS office.
That’s It!!!