Syncing firefox bookmarks sync key

by admin on September 22, 2014

Recently I had to switch to a new laptop at my workplace.  I had to return the old one before I can get the new one. I had saved all bookmarks, passwords and other preferences information to my sync account provided by Firefox.  I saved the username and password of the account and also the […]


Copy contacts to Nokia Lumia Windows phone

by admin on February 22, 2014

We can copy phone contacts, messages, photos from a Nokia basic model phone to Nokia Lumia Windows phone by doing the following steps. The steps are verified to be working for Windows 8.0 First thing you need to do is to enable Bluetooth on both the mobiles. Now perform  all the below steps on your […]


Setup OneNote to store files on skydrive

by admin on October 14, 2013

If you want to access your OneNote notes from multiple computers, you can store them on Microsoft Skydrive. The setup is very simple, it does not any additional steps compared to storing the notes on local computer. Creating OneNotes on web/skydrive 1. First thing you need to do is create a new note book. Click […]


Puttycm Windows 8

by admin on September 8, 2013

PuttyCM is a multi tabbed ssh/telnet client for Windows OS. Download Putty connection manager Install the above and Windows 8 setup will automatically download the required versions of .Net Framework. When I installed it on my system, it downloaded 2.o initially and then later downloaded version 3.5 also. It requires these versions even though the […]


I’m sharing one very useful tip for Outlook users. When you are sending an email to bigger audience, you might not want the recipients to do ‘Reply all’ on the email. Otherwise it might create lot of spam which the other recipients of the email would not want to receive. And surely you would not […]

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2 ways to find Windows install date

by admin on July 7, 2013

When we install Windows on a computer, the installation time is recorded in the system. We have multiple ways to find the installation date. Using Systeminfo command Run the below command from Windows command prompt. systeminfo | findstr /C:”Install Date” C:\>systeminfo | findstr /C:”Install Date” Original Install Date: 2/16/2013, 2:57:47 PM As you can see […]


How to convert Outlook email to pdf

by admin on June 6, 2012

If you want to save one of your outlook emails as a pdf file, then you can do that by following the below steps. Outlook does not have any direct feature to do this, so we use MS Word as an intermediate place holder in the conversion to pdf file. Open the email and copy […]


Like in XP, Windows 7 also enables offline files feature for redirected folders automatically.  User’s explicit action is not required to cache the files of these folders locally. This provides access to the files without any disruption even if the network in down. How to disable offline files for redirected folders in Windows 7? This […]