Help: I Can’t Open .EXE Files! 4

Help: I Can't Open .EXE Files!
Actually, this is the exact query that I got: In my system all exe files are being opened with notepad!!! Thats more or less what I got in a conversation a few minutes ago. Now, this particular question isn’t particularly new, and it can be caused by an overzealous tinkerer or a malicious code (if ...

Google announces the Chrome Operating System 1

Google announces the Chrome Operating System
Google has created another stir in the technology community again with the announcement of the launch of their new Chrome Operating System. Thats right. Operating System. Like Microsoft-makes-Windows-Operating-System Operating System. The details are pretty sketchy, but here’s what we know so far…

Google it with Bing!

At various odd points in conversation, such as when comparing the proper noun Xerox to the verb Photocopying (my Indian friends are well aware of the unawareness of the distinction), I usually drag in how we’re going to Google anything we want to find. “Where are my car keys?” “I don’t know, google it, maybe ...

Find Anything (on your desktop) with Everything 1

Find Anything (on your desktop) with Everything
Don’t you just love those little programs that do that one small thing, oh so perfectly? (Remember the Norton User Access Control tool?). Well, this little program is also just as awesomeous.

Asp.NET Mail using Gmail SMTP Tutorial 15

Asp.NET Mail using Gmail SMTP Tutorial
It’s very useful to learn how to set up to send mail using Asp.NET, both GMail and Asp.NET are widely used and trusted. One advantage is flexibility: If you’re a setting up a large email system for mass mail-outs to Foxy Bingo customers and other gaming fans, or if you’re a smaller, family business who is just ...

PHP Mail using Gmail SMTP Tutorial 108

PHP Mail using Gmail SMTP Tutorial
Alright, this was one of the queries I got a few days back. I finally got the time to pour some time on it. So here is the tutorial for sending PHP Mail using Gmail as your SMTP engine.

Swine Flu Fun 1

Swine Flu Fun
Alright, aside from that visual pun above, most of you may well know that something very delicious dangerous going by the name of the Swine Flu, is flying around (literally: it’s airborne). My dear friend Ananth (yes, you only :)) suggested I do a post with the content of an email, that he forwarded for ...

Norton Vista User Access Control Tool 1

Norton Vista User Access Control Tool
If you’ve used Vista, or rather, if you are still using Vista, you’ll know one of the most annoying this about it is probably the User Access Control. I’m talking about the ridiculously annoying pop up that comes up everytime you do anything beyond basic usage. This means opening up any options, applying any settings, ...

GRE Dates for Hyderabad and Kolkata, 2009 5

GRE Dates for Hyderabad and Kolkata, 2009
I was just asked to look up the dates for, well, the GRE, so I did. Then I wondered if it would the last of such request that I might get. And hey, I had a semi-permanent place to post things, now didn’t I? Anyways, click to read after the jump for the screenshot images ...

A few good Google + Gmail updates. 2

A few good Google + Gmail updates.
Google has always had a very special place in my browser heart, and for that reason, I thought I’d do a little update post on some new Googly things out in the wild. GMail Inbox Preview First of all, for those of you who use Gmail, you know it can be a real pain in, ...