Category Archives: Windows

[HOWTO] Install Selenium Module for PHP in Netbeans 7.0 beta

If you are using Netbeans 7.0 beta, the plugin list may not show Selenium Module for PHP. To install it, navigate to Tools>Plugins>Settings and click on Add. Then, in the name field, enter something like “Netbeans 6.9 beta” and in the URL field, enter the following URL: Continue reading [HOWTO] Install Selenium Module for PHP in Netbeans 7.0 beta

[SOLVED] Fix the “EXEs opening with a single program” problem in Windows 7

I was using a friend’s computer with Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit with IDM installed. Once an EXE was downloaded, I clicked on “Open With” instead of Open and selected an application (WinRAR). Since the downloaded EXE file was a self extracting archive, I just wanted to view the contents using WinRAR. However, I neglected the grayed tick mark in “Always use the selected program to open this kind of file”. After that, every program started opening with WinRAR. Even if you manage to delete the offending program somehow, you will get a “Windows cannot find .exe file. Make sure you typed the name correctly” and the problem will still not be fixed.

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[HOWTO] Install Firebug in Firefox 4

The latest stable version of Firebug is 1.6 which is compatible with Firefox 3.x. If you have Firefox 4 as your default browser, you may be miss this extension. Firebug 1.7 is under development and the latest version available at the time of this writing is 1.7X.0a7. You can install it from Firebug 1.7 releases page. Note that it is still in alpha stage of development and may have several bugs.

[GUEST POST] Android and Windows Mobile – Choose One

Note: This is a guest post by one of the readers, Saksham.

Android is the most popular cell phone podium with quick expansion of market share and handsets through the OS being flaunted on the online. Android has appeared in a short instance, and successfully it has enter into the market. Windows Mobile has observed current renew and is frequently getting punched for being an old elegant phone podium. Have a look through the main aptitudes plus contrast Android to Windows Mobile at below

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[HOWTO] Install Virtualbox on Linux Mint Julia with USB Support and Shared Folders

There are many Virtualization solutions that run on Linux and of course Linux Mint. Oracle Virtualbox is a virtualization software available for Linux, Solaris, Windows and Mac, . It is available from the Linux Mint Julia Repositories and can be installed directly via Software Manager. However, if you install the open source version i.e. virtualbox-ose package, you will not be able to connect your USB devices and share folders between Guest and Host machines. File sharing can be set up in other ways, but if you wish to use one of your USB devices which has no Linux drivers, you may need to install Windows inside Virtualbox and connect your devices so that you can install drivers inside. In that case, you will need to install closed source edition of Virtualbox i.e. virtualbox-nonfree.

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[HOWTO] Reset 30 day trial period of Kaspersky Pure, Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 and other products

Disclaimer: This guide is for educational purposes only. If you wish to use Kaspersky products for more than 30 days, you must buy them from Kaspersky. I (or anyone else except you) am not responsible for any harm done to your installation or OS or Computer using information on this site. You have been warned.

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[HOWTO] Test your newly moved website before DNS update takes place

I recently moved some of my websites to new VPS. That requires DNS changes and I updated DNS on my domain registrar. I was not sure how my sites would adapt to new host and decided to test them. To do so, I changed hosts file such that the browser is pointed directly to new host instead of querying DNS server for the IP. Then I could browse my new site just fine after a few refreshes.

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