Nov 042009
 

If you are using Office 2007 then there is some good news for you. If you want to save your documents as PDFs or as XPS files (XML Paper Specification) then there is an addon available from Microsoft that can help you. Simply download and install the addons and that should do it for you.

These addons should work on Access,Excel, Infopath, OneNote, Powerpoint, Publisher, Visio and Word 2007.

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Nov 022009
 

One of the many annoyance in Windows Vista was the User Access Control. While it is a good security feature, it was very badly implemented. I’m sure most if not all of you who read thus agree. To make it worse, while UAC clearly brought to ones eye what risk can there be to your system when an unauthorised program tries to take control of your system and make changes. The options one had were either to disable UAC and take the risk of a security breach or live with the UAC annoyance.

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Nov 022009
 

The Last Access Time as it suggests is the time a File or a Folder is accessed the last time. This is quite useful and helps identify document age and status. This is disabled by default in Windows Vista and Windows 7 by default as this can add to the overhead of Disk I/O and performance although with the newer hardware this can be anything close to negligible.

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Oct 302009
 

My Firefox Addon today is something that doesn’t need too much of an introduction for avid Firefox users. It’s Grease Monkey Firefox addon. The Grease Monkey Firefox addon allows Firefox users to customise the way a website is displayed or it functions.

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Oct 292009
 

Mozilla has hurried the release of its new version of Firefox browser, Firefox 3.5.4. I would recommend users to upgrade to this newer version as there are as many as 11 Security Fixes of which 6 are critical and 3 are moderate and the rest of low priority. In addition to this they are also fixed a lot stability issues with the browser in general.

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