Dec 292009
 

Merry Christmas to all!!!

This is yet another cool tool for developers which allows one to switch between the development and live server for websites and FTP. While you can simply use ALT+TAB to switch between to website tabs than use an add-on, Server Switcher allows you to have multiple development and live site pairs and places an icon on the address bar to highlight the development site.

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Oct 062008
 

Have you ever wondered where the network configuration settings like IP Address Subnet mask or the same settings provided by your DHCP server (propably your home broadband router) on a network interface or a wireless interface are stored on your computer?

Undoubtedly, these are stored in the Windows registry. While there is no need to change any of these values from Windows Registry as it is good enough to make the changes network settings, it is still good enough to where they are and what the related registry keys are.

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Oct 062008
 

Finding the uptime in Windows Vista/XP or Windows Server 2008/2003 is not as straight forward as running the command “uptime” in Linux or Unix. However, it isn't difficult either.

There are two ways to find the system uptime in Windows Vista/Server 2008/XP/2003.

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Aug 012008
 

VirtuaWin is a virtual desktop manager for the Windows operating system (Win9x/ME/NT/Win2K/XP/Win2003/Vista). A virtual desktop manager lets you organize applications over several virtual desktops (also called ‘workspaces’). Virtual desktops are very common in Unix/Linux, and once you get accustomed to using them, they become an essential part of a productive workflow.

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Apr 282008
 


Memtest86+ should be one of those utilities that comes handy when troubleshooting a problem with your PC or server when you suspect experiencing a hardware issue. Also, can help stress testing a new system especially a Server to test if the memory on the system is good and error free.

Memtest86+ and enhanced development of the original Memtest86 is a operating system independent utility based on Linux kernel to test the memory on a server or a PC. Memtest86+ is a bootable image that can be burnt of a CD using the ISO image or from removable media like Floppy disk or a USB flash disk (where supported by the BIOS) and run a complete test on the system memory. This as I said earlier, makes it a Operating System independent utility (not so surprisingly ;-))

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