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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…

Measure Your Site's Speed with Google Page Speed

Page speed is an important factor to increase the traffic of a site. Survey shows that most of the people ignore the sites that takes more than 3 seconds to load. Though the loading time depends mostly on the net speed. But excessive use of flash, JavaScript, Images can down the speed of any page even on a fast network. 
In this post I'm gonna tell you how can you measure your site's speed. There are several methods. As a standard way, I'm talking about Google Developers.

Let's test the speed now. Visit this page- Page Speed. Now type your site's URL in the box (ie. http://munnamark.blogspot.com) and hit the analyze button. Within few seconds you will get the result as below: The page Marks PC Solution got an overall PageSpeed Score of 95 (out of 100).


With this report, you will get some tips about how to optimize your site's loading time. Here are some tips to speed up your side:  Avoid unnecessary Java Scripts.Try to use compressed images.Try to avoid flash conten…

Activate Windows 8 Just by Double Click (All Versions) !!!

Couple of weeks ago the final version of Windows 8 has been launched by Microsoft. Versions are-  Windows 8Windows 8 ProWindows 8 EnterpriseThese are the main versions which have other segments too. ie. Pro N, Pro VL, Enterprise N, Enterprise VL etc. 
If you've any trouble to activate Windows 8 you can solve it just by double click. Have any doubt? Try it now! 
Whatever the version of your Windows 8, a single activator can activate any all versions. Follow the steps below: Download the zipped file from the link below.Now extract the file. (It can also work in zipped condition)Then double click on the file Windows 8 Activator.exe. Now within 2/3 seconds your PC will be restarted.After restarting you will get some message about activation. Hit OK button in the all boxes that appear. Enjoy the benefit of full version. 
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If you can successfully perform this task, then your Windows activation status will be as image shows below:




Most of the people found this activator working. If…

Place Alexa Traffic Widget on Your Site- Get Higher Ranking!

This post is a part of serial tutorial on Alexa. Earlier I wrote about-  Creating Alexa Toolbar for Your SiteHow to Claim a Site in AlexaBenefits of Using Alexa ToolbarAnd in this post I wanna tell something about Alexa Traffic Widgets. If you're a regular visitor of blogs and websites you might notice some widgets than shows Alexa Traffic Rank of that site. But this widget doesn't only show the ranking of that site. It does something more . . . 
Guess what? Helps to boost the ranking.  How? When someone visit a site and if there is Alexa Widgets, then Alexa got information of that site usage information from this widget. Thus it can increase your rank.  

Okay, I'm gonna stop the discussion and start the procedure. 
Method 1:  Visit Alexa Rank Widget page. Now copy and paste your site URL in the box and hit on the Build Widget button. (ie. http://munnamark.blogspot.com)After pressing the button you will get 3 widgets. You can choose any of them. Copy the HTML code from any of th…

Dot Net Framework 3.5 Not Installing on Windows 8? Fix it Now!

You may face a common problem while using Windows 8. Microsoft .Net Framework 3.5 is not installed with Windows 8. And several programs may ask you install this. And you can't install this from your PC. It will ask you to connect to the net and use Windows Update. 

By default Windows 8 comes with .Net Framework 4.5 and it doesn't include 3.5. When you try to install .Net 3.5 that you previously downloaded from web the you will see the following message. 




And you will get the same message while installing some some programs that is developed using .Net 3.5 platform. And you will not able to run those programs on your PC! This is a very bad job by Microsoft. A great trouble for Windows 8 users. 


But today you will get the solution. You've install this using command line. I mean you have to use Command Prompt. And surprisingly you Windows 8 DVD includes the .Net Framework 3.5! 



Method 1 (Offline Installation using cmd): Enter your Windows 8 Installation Disk on DVD Drive.Now run

Claim Your Site in Alexa: Increase your Ranking!

A common tendency of bloggers and web masters is to increase their sites' ranking. The most popular ranking system is Google Page Rank. A page is ranked from 0 to 10 in Page Rank system. 
And another method is getting popularity day by day. Yes, I'm talking about Alexa Traffic Rank.  This ranking system still not as popular as Page Rank. But in the future it will be very popular. Couple of days ago I wrote about the importance of using Alexa Toolbar
And today I'm gonna show how to claim a site on Alexa. Definitely, if you claim your site in Alexa, it will give you a higher ranking in return! 
Okay let's start our mission.  At first create an account on Alexa following the normal rules as you usually do. Now follow this link to claim your site. Type your home page URL (ie. http://munnamark.blogspot.com)  in the Get Started box and hit on Claim Your Site.  Now you will get the sign up option. Choose the Free option. There will be 2 options. Follow any method that is suitab…

10 Exceptional Features of Windows 8- Upgrade to Enjoy!

I've already written more than 3 posts about Windows 8. But all of these were related to preview versions. And I'm writing this post just after installing the Final Version in my PC.  Built in Security for your overall PC protection! Built in Reader to view your PDF and XPS files! Live tiles that let you know the latest weather forecast, news updates, sports updates and so many.Touch friendly and drag and drop interface that eases the use of mouse. Don't be afraid. You can also use the keyboard shortcuts for Windows. Efficient use of hardware.Task Manager with new useful features. (Shift+Ctrl+Esc)New apps for view image and video, using camera.New apps for Mail, Messaging and connect with people. You can also integrate your Facebook account with Windows Mail. Great way of multitasking. Quickly switch between the apps. Press Alt+Tab or just move your mouse at the top left corner of the screen to switch the app. New Start Screen! That irritates many users. This is the most im…

Guidelines before and after Getting AdSense!

This topic might be very useful for those who wanna place AdSense Ad in their websites or blogs. In this post I'm giving you some guidelines that maybe useful for you to get Adsense and to maintain it after getting this. 
If you carefully follow these guidelines, it will be easier for you to earn some cash from Adsense. Otherwise you may suffer just like me! Regular visitor of this site should know that I've already rejected 4 times from AdSense Program! And waiting to be rejected for the 5th time! 
Let's start our AdSense concern. AdSense provide a specific set of rules for publishers. You can find it here- AdSense Program Policy. But very few of them read this carefully and consequently they suffer and lose their account. 
So I will try my best to make the rules clear to you. Let's start. 

Before Getting AdSense - Be Steady . . .


Your site must be easy to navigate. And it should be user friendly. It shouldn't contain any types of illegal, matured, adult or violent co…

Show your Recent Blog Posts as Headline !!

Recent posts widget can increase your page views to a great extent. When someone is on your blog and reading a topic he may find another topic useful from recent post list. So adding a recent posts widget is also important for attracting readers to stay long in your site. 
But there maybe many other widgets in your blog. And adding too much widget is boring and it also looks odd. 
Today I'm gonna share a code with you. This code will show your recent posts as headline! And certainly it will be space effective. It will take space just as a single line. All you need to do, is just add an HTML/ JavaScript gadget at the top of your site. 
First, sign in to your blogger account and go to design.Then hit on layout button from the left pane.Click on Add a Gadget (Select gadget from top).Choose HTML/ JavaScript.Now copy and paste the following code into the content box.Now save the gadget and view your blog.
<script style="text/javascript" src="https://sites.google.com/site/…

Find your IP Address and Get Detailed Information about any IP Address!

Many days ago I wrote about how to find your IP address. And in this post I'm gonna write something more for you. If you read this post carefully, you will be able to know How to find IP addressHow to collect detail information about an IP including its location, ISP etcWhether it is blacklisted or notHow to Trace EmailNot only the above, but also you can do many things with the sites I'm sharing with you right now.
There are many sites available in the web for doing these tasks. But I am recommending you only the following sites: WhatIsMyIPAddress.comIP-LOOKUPWhatIsMyIP.comBut my personal choice is the first one. I mean What Is My IP Address. Let's start our operation. 
Click here to start. And let the page load in your browser. Now you will notice your IP at the screen as below.


Here you can see the detailed information about your own IP. If you wanna know something about any other IP then type its address in the Additional IP Details box and press on it. It will show you the…

How to Change the Drive Letters

Few days ago my PC got some problems. And I need to reinstall my Windows 8. After installing a fresh Windows, I got surprised! Drive D was missing from my drive list! 

What happened actually? D drive was automatically named as E. And all the drives' names were replaced by the next letter. Such as E with F, F with G and G with H. Though I don't the actual reason maybe it is caused by the new Windows, but I can show you how to get rid of this change. 
If you face the same problem, or just want to change the name of your drives, you can follow my instruction.  Right click on My Computer icon from desktop and select Manage.Now hit on the Disk Management from the left panel.Here you will get the list of your drives.Then right click on any drive that you wanna change, and hit on Change Drive Letter and Paths.Now Click on the Change andSelect another letter for this drive from drop down list. Finally hit on the OK button for twice. Open your Explorer to see the change. 

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Use Alexa Toolbar Get Higher Ranking on Alexa !!

Alexa is a popular ranking site. The main feature of Alexa ranking is that, it ranks the sites from 1 to last. Just few months ago, Google was top in the alexa ranking. But few days ago it loses its first position to Facebook
Though alexa ranking doesn't matter much for a site. But day by day alexa ranking is getting importance. Sometimes it is very difficult to compare some sites if they have same Page Rank in Google. But in alexa ranking there is no chance to get same position. 



When you use Alexa Toolbar in your browser (only Firefox, Google Chrome and IE) it sends data to their server. It measures how much time do you spend on a site. And how much time you gave on that site. It also shows you the ranking of a website in search result. 

It measures the rank of a site based on:  How much time a person spend on a siteHow much pageviews does he madeHow many people visit the site within a particular timeFrom where the visitors come to the site All of the above data are collected by A…