Saturday, 29 June 2013

Nokia's backup(*.nbu) viewer

The contents of the backup file of the Nokia done with PC suite(*.nbu) can be viewed with this

software.

nbuexplorer

 

Download from http://sourceforge.net/projects/nbuexplorer/

Foxit Reader: A good pdf reader

This is my favorite pdf reader. Because

  • It can add bookmark

  • It can make comments

  • It can make pdf from other files

  • It can make annotation

  • It has reading(audio) ability

  • It has sharing options

Improving Typing speed

The only way to improve typing speed is practice . Like any other skills it's a matter of practice.

Download the tutor from http://www.rapidtyping.com/. More instructions can also be found on this websites.

After installing, open and select your language and keyboard.

rapidtyping

 

Now practice every day. Any number of lessons of your choice.

MORE:

Linux users may check "KTouch"

There is chrome extension called "Type-fu"

Firefox add-on "Addictive Typing Lessons 4.0"

Another interesting freeware "TypeFaster Typing Tutor"

Last piece "Practice make perfection"

Thursday, 27 June 2013

Keeping, Generating & Using many password: KeePass

Most of us are having a lots of account and a lot of password. Here is the solution to keep many password in single file with security.

1.Download and install KeePass 2.x ( Portable version is also available)

First create a database(file to save password in encrypted form). Now type your Master Password(only one you should remember must).keepass1

2. Here is how to add passwords to the database. Just select from categories first then add by clicking the icons above.  Now enter your Title,username,password,URL,etc.

keepass2

3. Use Auto-fill option

Just put in the place where you have to enter user name , just press "Alt + Ctrl + A". Then it's get filled automatically(username and password)

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Generating strong password:

This can be done while you entering new password into database.Just click on the generate button.

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MORE:-

1.Keep on the file '*.kdbx' and open(then enter master password) it in which PC you want to use those passwords.

2. Dotnet pack may be required to run this. It can be found any site like "Softpedia, filehippo etc. ". Use google and download it.

3. Visit home site. Find even more including Android...

http://keepass.info/download.html

4. If you are using an older(1.x ) version then you can import it (File> Import)

5. If you are enabling auto-type feature with Two-channel auto-type obfuscation, it is more useful to get rid of Keyloggers

(Keyloggers: softwares or hardwares that stores each key presses there by allow an attacker to get the password )

DOS game and apps on Windows 7 & 8

First download and install "Dosbox". Here is what you get.

dosbox1

Now download and install "Dosblaster". That make things easier.

dosbox2

Now select your game using File menu. You can use category to seperate Games, Apps etc. Also you can change game settings which is shown near to Category.

Here is my DOS game

 dosbox3

Commandline options for dosbox:

1. mount t c:\dave\

t ==> this is a letter that used to act as a directory

c:\dave\ ==> replace this with your path to game or app

2. t:

changing to directory t

3. dave

enter the name of exe file

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Launchy: Search your files faster

This is a application that can be used to access anything faster(*.*). The format and location are to be set to your choice.

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It can be downloaded from launchy.net.

Before using it. It must be configured. Select options by right clicking(or Ctrl + ,).

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Now select catalog. Then add locaions and filetypes

launchy3Using + button add location and filetype.

Now press "Rescan Catalog". Then you are done.

Tip:-

Usually the shortcut set is "Alt + Space". You can change it from General tab of the above figure. I use "Alt + X" since i use "Alt + Space - c" to close the windows.