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Configuring MS SQL Server for Remote Access

Open cliconfg from a RUN prompt and make sure TCP/IP is an enabled protocol.For SQL 2005/2008/2008 R2: Check the Services tool, Start > Administrative Tools > Services, to see that the service named SQL Server (MSSQLSERVER) is started.For MS SQL 2012: Use the Windows key or hover over the left […]

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Unable to setup Default Printer, error message: 0X00000709

    a) Click on Start. b) Type regedit in the start search and click Enter. c) Move to the location mentioned below. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows d) In the right column, you will find key Device, change the value to your Printer name. e) It is of the format for example: […]


Take a screenshot in Windows XP

  There are only two ways to take a screenshot in Windows XP. A tap of the Print Screen button will copy an image of your entire screen. This image must then be pasted (this can be done by pressing the Control and V keys at the same time) in […]

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Take a screenshot in Windows Vista and Windows 7

In addition to the two Print Screen methods detailed above, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users can also utilize the Snipping Tool. This feature is available on all versions of Windows, with the exception of Starter and Basic editions, and Windows XP. To open the program, click the Start button, […]


Take a screenshot on a Windows tablet or smartphone

  Windows tablet owners can take a screenshot by pressing both the Windows button and Volume-down key at the same time. You will find the image in the Screenshots folder in the Pictures library. On Windows Phone 8.1, this can be done by pressing the Power button and Volume-up key […]

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Take a screenshot in Windows 10 and Windows 8

  Users with a Windows 10 or Windows 8 machine have the added ability to take screenshots that automatically save to a special folder. Pressing both the Windows and Print Screen key at the same time will capture the entire screen. This image will automatically be saved to a Screenshot […]


20 must-know keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10

Windows 10’s newest features Windows key + A: Open the Action Center Windows key + C: Launch Cortana in listening mode (for voice commands) Windows key + I: Open the Settings app Windows key + S: Launch Cortana Windows key + Tab: Open Task View Windows key + Ctrl + […]

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Create a desktop shortcut to a website

  Resize the window so you can see both your computer’s desktop and the Browser  window on the same screen. Click the icon on the left of the address bar (where the URL is shown). While still holding the mouse button down, move the pointer to the desktop, then release […]


Downloading Torrent Using Internet Download Manager

The transfer speed for torrents depends on seeds it has. It will make difficult for you to download files with very low or no seed counts. However with the assistance of this trick you’ll be able to download torrent file with IDM. This tool can be really helpfull when you […]

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How to encrypt and password-protect ZIP files ?

The .zip format supports two forms of encryption and password protection. The first, nicknamed ZipCrypto, is relatively easy to crack. I’m not saying that anyone could do it, but the Info-ZIP organization calls ZipCrypto ”quite weak”—a view shared by other organzations as well. You’d be far safer using the other […]