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Install Office 2010 on XP SP 2 !!

When someone tries to install Office 2010 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 he may face incompatibility problem. Because Office 2010 has no official support for XP SP 2.  To install Office 2010 you might not like to change your OS. But even after you would like to use the wonderful version of MS Office. There are 2 ways to install Office 2010 on Windows XP.  The first one is a simple registry trick.  1. Go to Registry (Hint: Run --> regedit) 2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Windows 3. Change CSDVersion string value from 200 to 300 4. Reboot 5. Install Office 2010 and reboot again 6. Repeat first four steps to get 300 to 200 parameter again The second method is more easy and reliable.  Simply download the  MSXML  file from Microsoft. Then install it on your XP SP 2. Now you are almost done. Enjoy Office 2010. NB: Do not install Office 2010 in a low configuration PC. To see the system requirement, click here .

Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8

Someone may think that in this GUI (Graphical User Interface) generation, this is very funny to memorize the keyboard shortcuts. But if you wanna be a smart user you should do. There is no other shortcut way to avoid shortcuts.  Keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that, when pressed, can be used to perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device. Keyboard shortcuts can make it easier to interact with your computer, saving you time and effort as you work with Windows and other programs. Most programs also provide accelerator keys that can make it easier to work with menus and other commands. Check the menus of programs for accelerator keys. If a letter is underlined in a menu, that usually means that pressing the Alt key in combination with the underlined key will have the same effect as clicking that menu item. Pressing the Alt key in some programs, such as Paint and WordPad, shows commands that are labeled with ad

Essential Run Commands for Windows

Most of the windows users are familiar with run commands. We often use run for different purposes. There are a large number of run commands available. Even I myself don't know how much run commands are available. Most importantly, run commands are subject to change and manipulation. So better you go only for the essential commands only. Here I am gonna suggest you some important commands that you often need to use: Command Result appwiz.cpl Add/Remove Programs calc Calculator chkdsk Check Disk Utility control Control Panel cmd or cmd.exe Command Prompt Downloads Sow download folder dxdiag Direct X Troubleshooter cleanmgr Disk Cleanup Utility dfrgui Defragment User Interface diskmgmt.msc Disk Management diskpart Disk Parmelonion Manager desk.cpl Display Properties dpiscaling DPI Scaling control folders Folders Properties fonts Manage fonts gpedit.msc Group Policy Editor iexplore Internet Explorer fire

Keyboard Shortcuts for Internet Browsers

Online Browsing has become a part of our life. To browser online, we use different browsers like IE, Chrome, FF, Opera, Safari etc. Most of the browsers support some common shortcuts to make our browsing fast and easy.  Now I am gonna suggest you some useful browsing shortcuts: A1t + left arrow  -   Back to the previous page.  Alt + Backspace  -  Back to the previous page.  Alt + Right Arrow - Go to the forward page.  F5 - Reload the current page Esc - Stop loading a page.  Ctrl + Enter -  to visit you can just type google and press Ctrl+Enter. www                           and .com will be  automatically typed Ctrl + N - Open new browsing window.  Ctrl + P - Print the current page.  Ctrl + T - Open a new Tab.  Ctrl + Tab -  Switch between the Tabs.  Space bar  - Scroll down the page.  Shift + Space bar - Scroll Up the page.  Alt + Down Arrow  - Show all visited web addresses.  Alt + D -   Highlight current web addre

Install Windows 7 from a USB Drive!

If you have no DVD Rom on your computer, or it gets damaged in that case you can't setup windows in your PC. This is too boring. Or if you have a notebook then you face the same problem. But nothing to be worried about. There is another way to install windows on your PC. You can set it up by USB Flash Drive (Pen Drive).  If you have a 4 GB (or higher) USB drive then follow the steps below: 1.    Format Your USB/ Pen Drive Insert your USB in the PC and don't forget to back up your important data stored on that USB drive. Now format the Drive as the Picture shows:  Now open command prompt. Remember command prompt must be run as Administrator . You can go to the program menu then make a right click on command prompt and select run as administrator (Be sure that your windows partition is installed on C Drive) Now you will see the Command Prompt window on your screen.  Type Diskpart press enter.  Now you will see another screen will open.  Type List Disk

Get your PC Information by Speccy

Often we need to view the information of PC. A very simple technique for this purpose is- simply make a right click on My Computer and hit on properties . Then we can see some basic information about PC. More advanced option is- Windows Key + Run, type dxdiag and hit ok . It will show information about Mother board, Graphics, Audio Driver etc. But Speccy will give you something more that you can't see by Windows. With speccy you can see information regarding almost everything of your PC. It will show you the following information: Processor brand and model Hard drive size and speed   Amount of memory (RAM)    Graphics card   Operating system Most surprisingly, you will be able to see your computer's heat! You can see the temperature of your Hard Disk, Main Board and Processor. Look at the image below: In this image you're just getting a summary. But you can find the details of everything by clicking on the specific categories from the

How to create PDF file?

Often you may need to convert a word, excel or any other file into PDF document. And there is a varities of ways to create pdf document. But doPDF is the most famous tool for creating PDF document which I use every time.  Basically, doPDF is a virtual printer. When you install this tool on your PC, it goes to your print option. You can create pdf document from almost every program which have print option available.  It's a powerful tool to convert several files (DOC, DOCX, DJVU, XLS, XLSX, XPS, PPT, PPTX, DOT, EML, VSD, PUB, PUBX, MPP, WPD, OpenOffice, DWG, HTML, TXT, PNG, JPEG, GIF, TIFF and many others) into PDF format. Procedure 1. Download and install doPDF from here . 2. Open a program (ie. MS Word) from which you wanna create PDF. 3. Open your desired file for conversion purpose. 4. Go to the print option by pressing Ctrl + P. 5. Select the doPDF printer from the Print dialogue box. 6. Now you will see the doPDF dialogue box on you screen. 7. Now