Category Archives : Windows

Daily Computer Tips – Share Your CD or DVD Drives In Windows

Most desktop computers come with optical drives. These drives are used to run programs compiled on a CD or DVD disc, watch movies from a DVD disc and other useful means. On the other hand, most laptops, especially netbooks and those thin laptops don’t come with optical drives. You can’t insert a CD or DVD […]



Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Version 2.0 Released

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, the powerful anti-malware software which detects viruses, warms, Trojans, rogue software and spyware has just been updated to version 2.0. This software scans and detects all these nasty programs easily, allowing you to remove them with a single click. If your Windows computer is running kind of slow, and you’re seeing a lot […]

Samba In Ubuntu Linux – Installing And Configuring Samba

This is a new series that will describe the installation, configuration and management of Samba Linux in Ubuntu. This series is going to start with this post and will explain how to install and setup the basic configuration of Samba in Ubuntu. Further posts will go into more details on managing users, shares, and Samba […]


Blogging Tips – How To Find Google IP Address Ranges

One of our readers asked us a question yesterday about how did we find out Google public IP address ranges in this blog post. Well, the answer is simple. We ran the nslookup command against Google DNS to get associated records for their domain’s netblocks. If you ever wanted to white-list or use any of […]

Another Useful Way To Access All Programs In Windows 8

It seems like the default Start Screen (Metro) in Windows 8 and 8.1 may be with us for sometime. Microsoft may not change it for the previous Start button that was in previous versions of Windows. With the new Metro style Start Screen, many new users are having difficulties access all programs in Windows 8. […]