You may get this error 0x8000ffff while running Windows Update on a Vista machine. Microsoft has released a free tool which can be used to fix this issue. To download this tool just click Fix It Button below.
Personal Folders Backup is an Outlook Add-in which can be used to take automatic backup of .PST files. Each .PST file contains all of your Outlook folders, including the Inbox, Calendar, and Contacts.
Backing up your Microsoft Outlook information is quicker and easier with the Personal Folders Backup utility. This add-in supports Outlook Outlook 2007,,2003 and 2002 .
You can follow below simple steps to clear Google search history on iPhone :
- Launch you Safari browser
- Jump to Settings -> Safari ( see the image below)
- Change default search engine (switch from Google to Windows Live or vise versa)
- Launch Safari
- Go to Settings ->Safari
- Clear HIstory, Cookies, and Cache
- Change search engine back to the original one.
Here you should note that you must switch search engines else the trick won't work.
RichCopy is an advanced file copy tool from Microsoft which allows you to copy multiple files at the same time with Pause and Resume support.
- Improved copy performance
- Profile based copy option
- Multiple source
- Increased supported copy threads
- Detail file / directory filtering
- Full command line support
- Optimized copy method
You can use "Skype Call Recorder" a free software to easily record calls make on Skype.
Features of "Skype Call Recorder" :
- Can save call record to compact mp3 files.
- Automatically call recording
- Records simultaneously made calls in different files
- Simple and easy to use interface. Just install and ready to use.
Personal Video Database is a free video catalog software application with user friendly interface and many useful functions. This program helps users create their Movie collection easy and fast.
Personal Video Database Features :
- A possibility to save Posters, Screenshots and Covers for each Movie
- Different Import / Export Plugins (for example: import movie information from the web)
- TV Series support
- Easy to use User Interface
- Many different information fields (not needed fields can be hidden)
- Many configuration options to make the Program in the way you like
- Powerful filtering and grouping
- Unicode support
- Password protection
Internet Explorer 7 and earlier versions are configured to download maximum number of 2 files that you can download at one. For Internet Explorer 8 this values is set as 6.
Microsoft provides a free tool which will increase the number of files that you can download at one time to 10. This will help you reduce the time taken in downloading file from Internet.
You can easily restore Internet Explorer Icon on desktop by following below steps:
- Right Click on Desktop
- Click Properties
- In properties dialog click Desktop Tab
- Now click Customize Desktop button
- In the Desktop Items dialog Check Internet Explorer and press ok button ( see the below image).
You can also fix this issue by running a free tool from Microsoft. To download just press Fix This button.
Red Button is a free utility software which can be used to tune up your Windows machine to run faster and Safer.
- Cleans the junk and free up space occupied by system on a disk.
- Switch off and remove unnecessary, disturbing to work components .
- Increase speed of loading, work, turn off of system.
- Raise safety and convenience of system .
- Reduce degree of influence on environment .
- Lower system charges.
WinBin2Iso is a small program which can be used to convert .Bin CD images to ISO images.
WinBin2Iso Features :
- Files over 2GB are also no problem.
- Fast and quick conversion.
- No installation required, can be executed easily from anywhere.
- Portable, can carried on a small usb-stick or other memory device.
Another set of six Blogger Templates. You can get lots of free blogger templates with various styles and themes including most popular 3 column Templates, Adsense Templates from my Blog Templates gallery.
|Reflection Blogger Template|
|BlackSplat Blogger Template|
|Online Magazine Blogger Template|
|DfMarine Blogger Template|
|Minima Full Widget Blogger Template|
|Magazine 3 Blogger Template|
The Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool can help troubleshoot some of the most common connection problems in a home networking environment.
To diagnose network connectivity status, the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool analyzes the following tests:
- IP configuration test
- Default gateway test
- Winsock test
- DNS test
- Firewall test
- Internet connectivity validation test
How to run the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool
- In Microsoft Internet Explorer, click Diagnose Connection Problems on the Tools menu.
- Click Start, click Run, type %windir%\network diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe, and then click OK.
- Run Guided Help for Microsoft Knowledge Base article 326155.
Heatmap Studio is a small application designed to generate heatmaps based on data for the purpose of visualizing data in something other than spreadsheet form. The application supports 3 different types of heatmaps, standard data set imported heatmaps, application mouse movement monitoring heatmaps, and google overlayed heatmaps. The google maps type allows you to import Latitude and longitude information to generate heatmaps on a google map interface!
You will require .Net Framework 3.0 to run this application.
You can get lots of free blogger templates with various styles and themes including most popular 3 column Templates, Adsense Templates from my Blog Templates gallery.
|FTW Blogger Template|
|Turn Out Mag Blogger Template|
|Recipes Blogger Template|
|ImpreZZ Blogger Template|
|Aerodrome Blogger Template|
|Lagnite Blogger Template|
Cobian Backup is a free backup utility for Windows XP as well as having a support for other windows OS's. Cobian Backup is a multi-threaded program which can be used to schedule and backup your files and directories from their original location to other directories/drives in the same computer or other computer in your network. FTP backup is also supported in both directions (download and upload).
Cobian Backup exists in two different versions: application and service. The program uses very few resources and can be running on the background on your system, checking your backup schedule and executing your backups when necessary.
Microsoft Office users can now import and export to Open Document Format. The Sun ODF Plugin for Microsoft Office gives users of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint the ability to read, edit and save to the ISO-standard Open Document Format (ODF).
ODF plugin works with Microsoft Office 2007 (Service Pack 1 or higher), Microsoft Office 2003, XP and Microsoft Office 2000. The ODF Plugin seamlessly integrates with the Load and Save As dialog and the Save (Ctrl+S) shortcut of Microsoft Office Word. A new toolbar in Microsoft Office Excel and Microsoft Office PowerPoint simplifies the import and export of ODF documents.
ArtSee is a Portable Picture Viewer that can be used to display a slideshow of pictures, photos or images from a directory tree. The slideshow of images can be displayed full screen, as a background wallpaper and even as a screensaver. BMP, EMF, GIF, ICO, JPG, PNG and TIF image files can be displayed. The Viewer ships with plenty of options including the ability to edit the transition effects, adjust the delay between image rotation and much more.
- Slideshow (slideshow, timer)
- Sort (forward/reverse/random, name/created/modified/accessed)
- Layer (normal, fullscreen, wallpaper, stay on top, blend, opacity)
- Loop (loop, pause, exit, reshuffle)
- Navigate (next & previous w/gears, first, last, current)
- Scroll (mouse, arrow keys w/ gears, autoscroll)
- Folder (browse, current, refresh, subfolders, hidden folders, peek, autorefresh)
- Find (find/filter/exclude, find next, bookmark, goto mark, goto)
- Formats (bmp, emf, gif, ico, jpg, png, tif)
- Favorites (send shortcut, send to desktop, send copy, copy to desktop, view favorites/desktop/target, folder)
- Wrap (resize window to wrap around each image)
- Crop (remove borders and unused background)
- Squeeze (scale down to fit window/desktop)
- Shrink (scale down to fit one side)
- Stretch (scale up to window/desktop)
- Zoom (in, out, 100%, 1% gear, zoom lock, zoom step, zoom/scale quality)
- Rotate (rotate, rotate left, rotate lock, aspect filter, flip horizontal)
- Layout (centered, corners, roaming)
- Collage (fixed-size roaming images)
- Transitions (select effects, overlap/wipe)
TTSReader is a full-featured, text-to speech software package that allows reading text aloud as well convert them to mp3 or Wav files. TTSReader is freeware, therefore you can download and use it free of charge.
Features of TTSReader:
- Intuitive user interface design
- Automatic highlighting of currently read text
- Reading to wav
- Reading to mp3, with adjustable settings
- Pronunciation corrections
- Support for both SAPI4 and SAPI5 voices
- Floating toolbar.
- Support for rich text formatting
- Skipping of sentences or paragraphs while reading
- Auto-reading the clipboard
- Reading with control tags
- Global hotkeys
- Documentation provided for all features
Starting with the release of Windows Vista, the Windows Help program will not be shipped as a feature of Windows. You will require to download WinHlp32.exe in order to run 32 bit .hlp files. After download copy the file to Drive:\\Windows\system32\ directory.
*Note:This download is available to customers running genuine Microsoft Windows.
Ever get tired of searching for a setting inside the control panel?Inside Windows Xp are hundreds of settings that require endless clicking through the Operating System that can get really frustrating.Windows in a box was designed to eliminate all that.Sits on your desktop,easy to navigate,and puts an end to all the frustration of endless searching for settings. Spyware, Adware and Malware free.
Windows in a Box Features:
- Nothing to install, runs from the Desktop.
- Uses very little Memory.
- Access almost all the functions and settings of Windows Xp.
.CRW is Canon digital camera RAW image format file. You can use XnView, a popular utility for viewing and converting graphic files.
Get Google tips on Analytics and AdWords. This is a four part tutorial. Details of the first part can be found at below Google Adwords URL:
For a quick reference you can watch below videos :
Google Analytics in 60 Seconds: Find the Best Keywords
Google Analytics in 60 Seconds: Location Targeting
Google Analytics in 60 Seconds: Find Poor Performing Campaigns and Keywords
Google Analytics in 60 Seconds: Placement Targeting
Google Analytics in 60 Seconds: Identifying High Spenders
Google Analytics in 60 Seconds: Conversion Funnels
Google Analytics in 60 Seconds: Tracking Ecommerce with Google Analytics
Get the latest election news, MP profiles, constituency statistics, candidate quotes, polling booth locations and more, all personalised to your location. Just specify your city or town, and get election information relevant to you.
People from across India can use the centre to do the following:
- Confirm their voter registration status
- Discover their polling location
- View their constituency on a map
- Consume relevant election-related news, blogs, videos, and quotations
- Evaluate the status of development in their constituency across a range of indicators
- Learn about the background of their Member of Parliament and this year's candidates
Find more details at Official Google India Blog:
Many times you find Firefox Download Manager dialog annoying when you are downloading files one by one and it keeps notifying about the download by poping up in front of the screen.
You can hide this dialog and let the download progress in the background. Still you can access the download dialog from the Tools->Downloads menu or double click the statusbar if download is in progress.
Follow below steps to disable Download Dialog:
- Type about:config in the addressbar
- Filter the list with download keyword (see the image below)
- Look for "browser.download.manager.useWindow". if the value beside is true just double click it to make false.
FBackup is a backup software free for both commercial and personal use. This means that you can save some money by not having to buy another backup program. The two main functions of a backup program are the backup and restore operations. FBackup makes them easy for you, by offering friendly wizards. You start a new backup wizard, select what, where, how and when to backup, and the backup is ready to run. If you have to restore files, you'll open a restore wizard and it will ask you where you want the files to be restored.
- It’s free for personal and commercial purposes.
- Automatic backups.
- Backup with standard zip compression.
- Exact copies of files.
- Run actions before/after backup.
- Easy to use.
- Automatic updates.
- Multiple backup destinations.
- Backup plugins.
- Backup open files.
- Multi-language Support.
On Google Earth for iPhone users already have Panoramio pictures all over the glob. Today Google has introduced a new feature the "Places" layer into the Google Earth for iPhone experience. This new layer uses the same data you're used to seeing in the "Places" layer on the desktop Google Earth client, but with a brand new styling designed to fit better to the iPhone. Find more details at Google Latlong Blog:
We all are spectators how Gmail changes the emailing history. Congratulations to Google and Gmail team for successful 5 years jourey. Find out more at Official Google Blog:
It has been found Google Trends data can help improve forecasts of the current level of activity for a number of different economic time series, including automobile sales, home sales, retail sales, and travel behavior.
Find out more details at Official Goole Reaserch Blog:
iChm is an open source full featured CHM viewer for iPhone, iPhone Touch and Mac OSX.
Features of iChm:
- Fully built with Cocoa. No ugly window and slow rendering.
- Tab browsing
- Search through the chm file. Automatically sorted by relevance.
- Find in the page
- Find by Index
- Text encoding switching
- Tag powered bookmark
- Export whole file to PDF
- Text zoom
- Automatically locate current document in table of content
- Localized in Chinese, German, Spanish and Dutch.
Many times we find ourselves in a situation where we have word on the tip of tongue but we just couldn't remember it? Here Google Brain Seach comes for rescue. Using new CADIE technology, Google can now index the content of your brain to make it searchable, thus bringing you aided retrieval of memories. Check out this video to see how it works:
Find more details at Official Google Mobile Website:
Google suggest has been ipmroved to show suggestions based upon region or culture. Definitely this will improve end user experience which Google has mastered.
Find more details at Official Google Blog:
ImageGrab is a free utility which can be used to extract images from all kind of videos, also from VideoCDs or SVCDs, and even from live video streams which are delivered to the computer by a webcam, a camcorder or an analog video capture card. It includes a multimedia player able to play the video even in fullscreen, to seek precisely in the video, frame by frame.