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Note down your GMail Verification Number

Note down your GMail Verification Number

In the past few weeks, many people’s GMail accounts are getting locked out for no apparent reasons. If your account is also locked out, what would you do? Google says that since it asks for so little personal information when you sign up, verifying ownership is difficult when they’ve locked down an account because it may have been compromised. But […]

     
 
 

How to Fix svchost.exe Memory Hogging Issue?

How to Fix svchost.exe Memory Hogging Issue?

More often than not, after windows start-up, my PC was getting too slow and unresponsive. When i saw the task manager, I noticed that there were quite a few instances of svchost.exe process and CPU usage was nearly 100% due to them. Svchost.exe is actually a system process belonging to the Microsoft Windows Operating System. It handles processes executed from […]

     
 
 

IE8’s ‘Porn Mode’ Already Busted!

I pity Microsoft. Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 was released just a few days back and one feature which was making all the headlines was the new “porn mode” in IE8, where the browser erases all traces of what you browsed after your session is over. And like any other Microsoft product, even this has been proved DUD. According to […]

     
 
 

How to run Multiple Instances of GTalk?

Have you ever felt the need to run multiple instances of GTalk? Personally, I do. One has my personal friends list and the other one professional. Follow the steps to run two instances of GTalk client simultaneously: Locate the existing GTalk shortcut or icon (It should be on your desktop or start menu or quick menu). Once located, right click […]

     
 
 

Airtel Broadband Hack – Increase your Speed by 1000%

POST EDITED: Thanks to Shreevardhan, I have decided to remove this post as it encourages hacking. Personally I am fine with minor hacks which doesn’t harm anyone but this post was encouraging stealing of usernames. Extremely sorry for publishing it in first place and thanks to Shreevardhan and others for alerting me.

     
 
 

GMail Account Hacking Tool

GMail Account Hacking Tool

Just a month back I had posted on how the security is compromised in GMail and how to make GMail more secure. If you haven’t done that yet, do it right away. A tool that automatically steals IDs of non-encrypted sessions and breaks into Google Mail accounts has been presented at the Defcon hackers’ conference in Las Vegas. Users who […]

     
 
 

Play Sony PlayStation 2 Games on your PC

Simon from MakeUseOf.com has published a nice tutorial on How to play Sony PS2 games on your PC. Click the link below and follow the step-by-step procedure to emulate Playstation 2 games to play on your Personal Computer. How to play Sony PS2 Games on your PC – Read Here Warning: Many of you will not be able to run […]

     
 
 

How to Know which Websites are Sharing a Server

If one site uses too many resources or a bad piece of code, it can crash the server taking down every site with it which in some cases can be thousands of websites. Wouldn’t it be useful if you could see what other kind of sites were on the same server as you? You Get Signal has just the tool […]

     
 
 

Send Anonymous Emails with Note2Email

Note2Email is a very simple web service that allows you to send quick notes to any email address you want. You don’t need to sign up for any user names. You can simple write down and send! You can also use this service to send emails anonymously to anyone and on any email address you want. When you send a […]

     
 
 

How to Resize the Images using CSS without losing the Aspect Ratio?

How to Resize the Images using CSS without losing the Aspect Ratio?

Yesterday, if you have noticed, my blog was down for few hours. This was because I had problems with my WordPress theme with sidebars getting messed up and found it hard to fix it up. I finally managed to debug this issue and found out it was all due to image over-sizing in my latest post. I googled a lot […]