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Boost Your PC Speed by Using SSD

In short you can explain an SSD (Solid State Drive) as modern HDD (Hard Disk Drive). What's the difference then? Maybe the functions are almost same but there are some big differences between the two. Go through the post to clear the concept . . .

What's an SSD A solid state drive or SSD is a storage device that uses non volatile flash memory along with necessary controller and chipset to store the data. It's somewhat like RAM, but unlike RAM it can store data for a long period of time. 
An SSD drive is considered to be more durable and stable in that sense - There is no moving parts i.e. platters, spindle, R/W head etc. which are available in traditional HDD.  

Advantages of SSD over HDD If you use SSD as your primary boot device instead of HDD then you may get the following advantages -  Faster performanceLower power consumptionBetter vibration resistanceLower heat No noiseIn short we can say, SSD is more durable and stable than traditional HDD. 

After installing SSD, you will…

How to Remove Facebook Timeline

Facebook users are often dissatisfied with it due to its controversial activities. One of them is Facebook timeline. Probably this is the most important issue at present for Facebook users. 
Timeline is a new kind of profile that lets you highlight the photos, posts and life events that help you tell your story. If you activate timeline then you'll have 7 days to preview what's there now. This gives you a chance to add or hide whatever you want before anyone else sees it. 
If you activate timeline once then there is no official way to deactivate it! Many users find it too complex as well as boring. 
If you wanna change back to the old style profile or if you haven't got Timeline yet, but just wanna see your friend's Timeline pages in the old style profile format, this guide is for you.
If you visit a personal Facebook Timeline with IE 7 then you will be shown old style profile page for that person. Because FB haven't created any version of timeline that is compati…

How to Format a Virus Affected Flash/ Pen Drive?

In general, when we need to format a pen drive or hard disk drive then we open My Computer Window. Then select the drive and right click on it. Then we can format it. 
But when pen drive is affected by virus, then the task gets some difficulties! Don't worry. Because in this post I am gonna show you how to format a virus affected USB Flash Drive. 
Make sure your computer is secured with a strong and reliable security software. I prefer Microsoft Security Essential. Then scan your flash drive with it. And try to format it. 
If you're fail to format it. Then follow another method. At first, make a right click on My Computer from your desktop. Then select the manage option. Now at the left panel you will find an option named Disk Management. Click on it and you will see all of your disk drives listed here. Now you will be able to format any drive you need. Right click on them and hit on format. 
Follow the images below: 

How Do I Find My IP?

Internet users often required to find their IP. Many users know their IP or they know how to find IP address.

But some of them don't know how to find IP address. This post is for them.

Finding IP address is as easy as google seach! Just follow the steps below:

Go here: WhatIsMyIP.comNow you will see a message like this: Your IP Address Is: No Proxy DetectedThat means is your IP
You can find more about your IP from this link. Go here and click on lookup. It will show you detail information about your IP. 

Add Floating Share Buttons on your Site: 7 Buttons!

To improve your traffic rank SEO can contribute a lot. Few years back SEO was somewhat difficult. But at present time SEO is little bit easier by the grace of social sites like twitter, facebook, google + etc.

Today I will show you how to add floating social share button to blogspot website. This code will provide you facebook like, Google +1,  Stumble Upon, Digg, Tweet, Linked in and Reddit button.

To add these floating buttons to your blog, just follow the steps below:

Sign in to your blogClick design from the upper right corner Click on layout and hit on Add a Gadget optionNow you'll see a list of gadget and you need to select html/ java script gadget. It will show you  Configure HTML/JavaScriptwindowNow copy the following code and paste it into the content box of Configure HTML/Java ScriptwindowNow save this gadgetNote: Make sure your blogger dashboard is set to the new look. Click here for more info. 
<!--SideBar Floating Share Buttons Code Start-->

<style>#pageshare {…

Keyboard Shortcuts for MS Word (All Versions)

MS Word is the best program for typing. To accelerate your work there are lots of keyboard shortcuts provided with the program. Some of the important keyboard shortcuts provided by the official support page of Microsoft are listed below: 

Command Name  Shortcut Keys -------------------------------------------------------- All Caps CTRL+SHIFT+A Annotation ALT+CTRL+M App Maximize ALT+F10 App Restore ALT+F5 Apply Heading1 ALT+CTRL+1 Apply Heading2 ALT+CTRL+2 Apply Heading3 ALT+CTRL+3 Apply List Bullet CTRL+SHIFT+L Auto Format ALT+CTRL+K Auto Text F3 or ALT+CTRL+V Bold CTRL+B or CTRL+SHIFT+B Bookmark CTRL+SHIFT+F5 Browse Next CTRL+PAGE DOWN Browse Previous CTRL+PAGE UP Browse Sel …

Rules for Bengali Typing in PDF (Bijoy Layout)

Bijoy is the most popular layout for Bangla typing. The layout was developed by Mostafa Jabbar. He is the pioneer of Bangla typing in computer. More than 90% people use his Bijoy layout for Bangla typing.

Today, I'm gonna share a PDF file with you that contains the Bijoy Keyboard layout with English fonts! If your keyboard doesn't have bengali fonts then you can print this PDF file to know where the bengali fonts are located in your keyboard. Additionally this file contains all the necessary rules and tips which are essential for Bangla Typing. 

Now there are many other software available for Bangla Typing Layout. Such as Avro Easy, Unicode, Unibijoy etc. And there rules are also somewhat different from Bijoy. And some of their layouts follow the same rules like Bijoy. Hopefully this PDF file will support most of the rules when a layout is similar to Bijoy Layout. 

Download the PDF file from the button below. Follow my instructions properly. And I can guarantee you will be able t…

Sign up in Hotmail

Internet users heavily depend on Google and Yahoo in order to use free email service. Google provides only Gmail and Yahoo provides Yahoo, Rocket mail and Ymail. 
Another popular email service is Hotmail that is provided by Microsoft. In this post I am gonna show you how to sign up to a Hotmail account. This is very simple. Just follow the steps below: 
First go to this link. It will take you to the sign up page. Now type your desired address and select either hotmail or live from drop down menu. For example: or munnamark@hotmail.comNow create a strong password. Mix your password with special character (@, !, $ etc), number and capital letter. Select your country and type your phone number below it. Now you can either enter an alternate email address or choose a security question as a password reset option.Then put your First name and Last name.Select your country or region.Enter your ZIP code. Select your Gender. Insert your Birth Date.Now enter the captcha correct…

Find your Files Less than a Second !!

Very often you may need to search for a file or folder in your hard disk. If you know the exact location of that file then there is no problem. But if you work with numerous number of files and folders then it will be really difficult for you to find out the necessary file.

In Windows 7 there is an excellent indexing service for faster searching. Whenever you type something in Windows 7, you can see the results immediately. But Windows XP is not as fast as Windows 7. And to be honest, the search option of XP is not smart enough. 

Though Windows 7 has a great search engine, sometimes it may not show some files. But you can install a small program to search your computer faster than windows search engine. 
By Everything you can search any files stored in your hard disk. You will make no mistake. And it is capable of showing any file within milliseconds!
And if you're using Windows 8, you might notice that its search performance is not as good as Windows 7. Isn't it very strange? 


How to Delete Facebook Account?

In my previous post I showed how to deactivate the Facebook account. A person normally deactivate Facebook when the situation is not very serious. But when the situation gets worst and the user is fully fed up with it, then deleting the account is the final solution.
So in this post I am gonna show you how to delete Facebook permanently. 

To delete your Facebook account, you can simply follow the Facebook's own help page.  Or follow the instructions below:  First, log in to your Facebook AccountNow click on this linkNow hit on Delete My Account optionA windows may appear and ask you to enter your password and captcha. Fill them and confirm the deletion process.  Now you're done and out of Facebook.  

How to Deactivate Facebook Account?

Facebook users may often face several problems. In most of the cases the issue is privacy. To most of the users Facebook account is very important. As a result neither they can delete it nor keep it. In this situation Facebook provides a facility to deactivate the account temporarily. 
When you deactivate your account, your profile and all information associated with it disappears from the Facebook immediately. People on Facebook will not be able to find or view any of your information.
To deactivate the Facebook account you can either follow this link or simply follow the steps below:  Open your Facebook AccountNow look at the top right corner of the page and click on down arrow and select Account SettingsNow click on Security option under the GeneralNow click on  "Deactivate your account" (The last option of Security Setting)Now you will be taken a new page for confirmation. Confirm it.

NB: Don't share anything too much private on your Facebook Account. Because Facebook…

Foxit Reader: Fast, light and reliable PDF Reader

Almost every person working with computer and internet needs to use PDF file. What is PDF file and how to create PDF file are posted earlier in this blog. So in this post I am gonna discuss about PDF viewer/ reader.
The standard PDF reader is Adobe Reader. But day by day the size of this standard PDF viewer is increasing rapidly. Its download size has already exceeded 50 MB. And install size is more than 300 MB! 
Consequently many users are fed up with this. They try to avoid it but can't as there is not pure alternative to this software. 
But Foxit Reader can be an ideal alternative to Adobe Reader. Foxit Reader will provide you the following facilities:  Small in sizeFast and reliableRead out loudand more Download Foxit Reader from link 1 or link 2Download Adobe Reader

Windows Experience Index: Assess your PC Performance

If you use Windows Vista, 7 or 8 then you will be able to rate your computer using Windows Experience Index. Windows has its own rating system to estimate computer's capacity or performance. 
Computer users normally rate a computer by analyzing its configuration. For example we can estimate a computer's performance by its RAM, Main Board, Processor etc. A common rating system is the power of processor.
Often we use Pentium IV, Dual Core, Core 2 Duo PC to say a computer's performance. But processor is not everything. A computer's performance also depends on RAM, Hard Disk, Graphics etc. 
In windows operating systems (Vista, 7 and 8) there is a rating system. It is know as Windows Experience Index. Here the scale is 1 to 7.9 that means the minimum score is 1 and maximum is 7.9.

To run the assessment all you need to do is just right click on the Computer and select properties. Now you will see the system section. And here you will find an option named Windows Experience …

Google +: What is +1 button?

When you browse net and read various articles then you might see the Tweet, Facebook like, Stumble Upon button after the post. But at present time you may see another button with other sharing buttons. This is  +1  button. 

The +1 button is nothing but an alternative to Facebook like button. But don't think it just like Facebook like button. It is something more than Facebook like button. 
When you +1 something actually you're doing many things. Give a   +1   to a post means you're recommending this post on Google Search, Sharing with your friends in your Google + Circle and most importantly you're saving the page in your   +1   list. 

In order to use the Google +1 button, you must have a Google Account. And the account should be visible to public. If you don't set your profile publicly visible then you will not be able to see and use  +1  button. 
Sometimes you may wanna save a copy of your favourite web page. But you don't need to do so if you use +1. If you …

Turn off Your Monitor by Double Click!

Often we need to download a large file from internet and remain our system on without using it. In that case a person don't need to use the monitor at all. 
Sometimes we need to turn on or off the monitor again and again. And certainly this detrimental both for the power button of the monitor and for monitor itself. As a result some people don't turn off the monitor. 
But all of us know that CRT monitor consumes a huge amount of power. 
If you need to turn on and off your monitor again and again then don't do it with power button. There is a better option available for you. You can turn off your monitor just by a small .exe file (22 KB)
Download this zipped file fromhere
After downloading the file you need to extract it. Now keep the file in place you think handy. You can place it in the desktop. Or if you use Windows or 8 then right click on this file and select pin to task bar. 
If the file placed in desktop then you can turn off monitor by Double Click. But if it is pl…

Audio, Video & Text Chat by Google Talk

People of current world heavily depend on internet chatting both for communication and entertainment purpose. There are millions of people always chatting around the world. And thousands of chatting software are also serving them. 
Probably most of the users use Facebook chat to talk with friends. And there are lots of other services available. Such as Yahoo Messenger, Skype, MSN, ooVoo, Pidgin, Nimbuzz and so many. 
But today I am gonna talk about Google Talk (Gtalk) - this is my personal choice. 
This is a very light and fast instant messaging software. Its size is only 1.5 MB. You can both perform audio and text chat. And if you wanna make a video call from it then you have install an additional plugin for it.  

Within a small size program you will find all the necessary options you may need. You can set you status, status message, change font and font size, colors, set image, block irritating persons etc. 

You can also send files by Google Talk to your friends. To whom you wanna send a…

Activate Windows 8 Preview by Windows Update!

Microsoft declared that Windows 8 Developer Preview will be expired on March 11, 2012. And when it will expire, the computers with Windows 8 Developer Preview installed will restart every 2 hours!
So there are two options available for users. They can either download Windows 8 Consumer Preview or they can use their previous windows instead of Windows 8.
But there is another options available for Windows 8 users! Ya I am talking about activating it. There are lots of options available for activation. Some of them are valid some are invalid. Some are working and some are non working. 
But, do you know that you can easily validate your developer preview version in a legal way. Microsoft released an update for windows 8 a few days ago. This update is very small. 
Activation Method:  Open Control PanelGo to the Windows UpdateClick on available updates linkNow search for an update named Update for Windows 8 Developer Preview (KB2671501)And install it. If you have any difficulty to find it t…

Use Snipping Tool to Take Screenshot!

If you're using Windows 7 or Windows 8 Preview then you've snipping tool provided with the windows. You can use Snipping Tool to take a screen shot, or snip, of any object on your screen, and then you can make little change, mark, save and email it to someone. 

You can capture the following types of snips:

Free-form Snip:  Draw a free-form shape around an object.Rectangular Snip:  Drag the cursor around an object to form a rectangle.Window Snip:  This option will allow you to capture the the full window. Full-screen Snip:  This will allow you to capture the entire screen.

You will find the snip tool in the program list. Go to the start menu and type snip. Then it will appear in the list. 
You can also make a handy shortcut of it. Just right click on the snipping tool and select Pin to Taskbar. 
Funny Trick: If you need to reduce the size of a large image then you can just take the screenshot of that image. For example if your image is 3 or 4 MB in size, you can reduce it to 40 to 5…

Common File Types with Extensions

Each and every file has an extension. A file extension or a file name extension is the suffix at the end of a file name that indicates what kind of file it is. For example, a JPEG image file has an extension like .jpg. Similarly, you can identify a file as text file if it has an extension like .txt.

If you don't see an extension after the file name then you should turn on a setting. Just double click on My Computer then go to the Folder options. Now click on the View tab. After 8 or 9 options you will find an option named hide extensions for known file types. Just turn it off. And from now you will be able to see the file extensions of any files.
Some of the common file types with extensions are as below:

Text Files.doc            Microsoft Word Document.docx            Microsoft Word Open XML Document.log            Log File.msg            Outlook Mail Message.odt            Open Document Text Document.pages            Pages Document.rtf            Rich Text Format File.tex  …