Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Enabling Automatic Defragmentation

In the previous post of Defragmentation i presented you a detailed view of fragmentation,advantages and how to do fragmentation.
now here is a way of enabling automatic defragmentation,it makes your work simpler and saves your time while you been working on other tasks.

From the Control Panel

    *Start > Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance.
    *Select Scheduled Tasks and double-click on ‘Add Scheduled Task'.
    *when this opens in a new window click on the Next button and then Browse to C:\WINDOWS\system32.
    *Click defrag.exe and then the Open button. 
    *Now give it a name and set the frequency with which the defrag must run. Follow it to Finish.
    *An icon with the name you have given appears in the right pane. Right click on the icon and select Properties. 
    *In the Run text box, you can add the drive you want to defragment like this: C:\WINDOWS\system32\defrag.exe d:
    *Click the OK button and the task will be executed at the scheduled date and time.


From Registry.

we can also shedule this by registry,but you should be a bit extra careful as you are dealing with registry.
    *click Start Menu -->Run. 
    *Type "regedit" and hit Enter.
    *In the registry editor select HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
    *Navigate to Software\ Microsoft\ Dfrg\ BootOptimizeFunction.
    *In the right pane check ‘enable' is present or else create a new one by right clicking in the right pane and select New-> String value.
    Type in Enable.
    *Now double-click on Enable to bring up a box where you can change the values(set a value).
    *Type ‘N' to disable the automatic defrag program or ‘Y' to enable the disk fragmentation to happen automatically.
    *close the wizard and restart the windows.

Unforgettable smile-Monalisa

 Mona Lisa also known as La Gioconda or La Joconde is a sixteenth-century portrait painted in oil on a poplar panel in Florence, Italy by Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci during the Renaissance.
The work is currently owned by the Government of France and is on display at the Musée du Louvre museum in Paris under the title Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo.
Arguably, it is the most famous and iconic painting in the world.
The painting is a half-length portrait and depicts a seated woman whose facial expression is frequently described as enigmatic.Others believe that the slight smile is an indication that the subject is hiding a secret. The mystery behind the ambiguity of the subject's expression have been revealed,solved by scientists.

For nearly five hundred years , people have gazed at leonardo da vinci's portrait of monalisa with a sense of bafflement . First she is smiling ,then the smile fades a moment later it returns,only to disappear again. Now, scientists claim to have uncovered the secret of how davinci produced the optical effects that created monalisa's enigmatic smile.

A team in europe has found that artist managed to achieve this smoky effect known as "sfumato" on the painting by applying up to fourty layers of extremely thin glaze,thought to have been smeared on with his fingers.

Monday, August 30, 2010

DNA test may predict your child's talent-ACTN3 sports gene

 
An increasing number of curious parents are going to subject their children to a DNA test to determine what they will be best at as adults in future.

Already in the developed countries like us and Europe such tests have progressed to determine the child's potential IQ,memory power.

It will help the parents the way they  groom  children.

Even, India has started using to  to ascertain what sport their children will do best in when they grow up.
“Analysis of the ACTN3 gene can be used to predict the kind of muscle fibre the child will develop as he/she grows up. Based on this we can figure out the body’s capacity to adapt to different sports,” says a leading orthopedic surgeon,Mr Naresh Padmanaban in Chennai.

The sample can collect as many as 10,000 cells that enable scientists to isolate up to 40 different genes.

By studying the genetic code, scientists can extract specialized DNA information about a child's IQ, athletic ability, artistic ability, emotional control, focus and other talents and even health and disease related factors.

Doctors use information extracted from what they claim is the "sports Gene" to predict what kind of game the child will be best suited to.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Top ten movies of Decade

My Top ten list of best movies,I made this list at ultimate risk.This turned out more harder than i thought when i was compiling the later half of the decade where the best movies are released(Departed,Batman begins,Avatar,prestige,Ameile,...etc)
1)Lord of Rings Trilology
2)city of God
3)Childern of Men 
4)The Dark Knight 
5)The Departed/Star wars :Revenge of Sith.
6)Gladiator
7)Matrix sequels/Requiem for a dream
8)Memento
9)District 9
10)V for vedentta/Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
No doubt lord of rings trilogy deserves the top place in each and every ones list ever made. Made during one long production shot in newzeland by "Peter jackson " and released as christmas presents for three years 2001-2003 .every movie is a master piece to itself and excelles in all fields .This adoption of J.R.Tolken's middle of earth master piece grossed $1 billion world wide. The series has grabbed 17 oscars.this is astonishing film series ever been undertaken.

City of god a 2002 brazillian crime drama movie which is unseen by most of us.
If you haven't seen this film yet ,then better watch it now.
It depicts the growth of organized crime in the Cidade de Deus suburb of Rio de Janeiro, between the end of the '60s and the beginning of the '80s, with the closure of the film depicting the war between the drug dealer Li'l Zé and criminal Knockout Ned.


Children Of Men is a science fiction film set in 2027 a world in which women stopped getting pregnant since 2029.It follows the plight of Clive Owen and the only women who got pregnant in 18 years and traces their journey to a 'Human Project' which offers the only safe sanctuary from all forces that threaten to exploit the mother and child for political reasons.





The Departed a Martin Scorsese film,the greatest and my favourite director alive this one had a complex plot and got some extraordinary cast Oscar winner JackNicholson,Leonardo De caprio,Matt Damon,Mark Whalberg.This cop-criminal thriller is hell of cast and Director Martin at HELM.



Though i'm not a star wars guy.(i was a big fan of star trek).I was agreed to put this much hyped movie on my top because it was a damn good movie. It may be not be technically as that of star trek(obviously star trek has great scope of technology as there are from future). It had got some extra ordinary visuals especially tremendous battles, the lightsaber made me mad for the first time .revenge of sith excells all parts of series .hayden christine did awesome job in this movie compared to his boy next door looks in previous movies.

Matrix is a classic science fiction movie that was ground breaking trend setter for its complex story line and specific effects . If the sequels of high fi movie had done well, it would have seen higher in list . But still it was the most thrilling movies everyone have to see in life.
After the matrix wachowski brothers decided to go with best.hugo weaving was at his best. Though he was behind the mask ,he made a hell of job.it was fun to watch him.


Requiem for a dream is an exquisitely beautiful film featuring great music.Requiem For A Dream is the 'drug' film that is in one word-depressing and in other great.It is must watch  movie of this decade,i dont how many times i saw it.
I would like to mention in special list Which includes adriean body's oscar winning portrayal of a jewish musician in "THE PIANOIST" ,coen brothers "NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MAN"
Clint eastwood's Mystic river starring oscar winner sean pean.

spilberg's Minority Report,Artificial Intelligence,Munich,Catch Me If You Can.
for the first half of this decade he was the best director and christopher Nolan dominated the second half with High fi movies The DArk knight,Batman Begins and The Prestige.
there are so many numbers are short i could not place then .they are film excellence in recent times.


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Microbe cleaned up spilt oil, scientists


A great quote from the hollywood blockbuster "Kungfu Panda" which says "there are no accidents",everything have a reason which  found to be true in this case.

An accident bring you good news.After the disatrous oil spill in gulf of Mexico ,the concerns of the environmentalists are making news over past few months. Everyday these accidents are happening somewhere or the other causing a great damage to world.

It was an impossible task  to clear the petroluem spill.Some part of the spill can be removed using modern technology.Another method was to break the complex organic hydrocarbons into dissolvable substances by microbes.Hence they adopted the classical method of degrading oil.

 A species of bacteria found in the Gulf of Mexico degrades oil faster at deeper and colder depths than expected, scientists said in a study that could explain how the BP oil spill has mostly disappeared.

The bacteria not only speeds up the bio-degradation of crude oil, but does it without depleting vital oxygen levels in the water, the scientists said.

GMAT

What is Gmat??
The Graduate Management Admission Test Standardised computer adaptive test  mathematics and the English language for measuring aptitude to succeed academically in graduate business studies conducted on behalf of Graduate Management Admission council of US.
The scores of these tests are used as one of the most important parameters by Universities and top B Schools in the US and elsewhere while selecting prospective students into their MBA and Ph.D programs .


Pattern of Exam


The GMAT Computer Adaptive Test or the GMAT CAT comprises three sections. Each of the three sections is separately timed.

The first section of the GMAT test is an essay writing section and is known as the Analytical Writing Assessment Section (GMAT AWA Section). The next two sections in the GMAT test are objective type sections, one of which is the Quantitative section and the other is the Verbal section.

Section 1.a - Analysis of an Issue (30 min)
The first section in GMAT-CAT is an analytical writing task and has to be completed in the first 30 minutes. In this section, the candidate is expected to analyse an issue, take a position and support it using relevant reasons and examples from his or her own experience, observation, or reading.
Section 1.b - Analysis of an Argument (30 min)
The second section in GMAT-CAT is also an assesment of analytical writing skills and is to be completed during the next 30 minutes. In this task, the candidate has to analyse how logically persuasive the argument presented in the question is?

Each of the two essays in the Analytical Writing part of the test is graded on a scale of 0 (the minimum) to 6 (the maximum):
0 An essay that is totally illegible or obviously not written on the assigned topic.
1 An essay that is fundamentally deficient.
2 An essay that is seriously flawed.
3 An essay that is seriously limited.
4 An essay that is merely adequate.
5 An essay that is strong.
6 An essay that is outstanding.


Section 2 - Quantitative Section (75 min) - 37 questions
This section (Quantitative) consists of multiple-choice questions delivered in a computer-adaptive format. Questions in this sections are dynamically selected as you take the test. Therefore, your test will be unique, and the multiple-choice questions will adjust to your ability level. A total of 37 questions are served in this section and comprise two types of questions within this section viz., Problem Solvingand Data Sufficiency.


Section 3 - Verbal Section (75 min) - 41 questions
The last section in GMAT - CAT is the Verbal section. This one is also a multiple-choice section delivered in a computer-adaptive format. There are three types of questions in this section viz., Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction and Critical Reasoning.
Total score
The "Total Score", composed of the quantitative and verbal sections, is exclusive of the analytical writing assessment (AWA), and ranges from 200 to 800. About two-thirds of test takers score between 400 and 600. The score distribution resembles a bell curve with a standard deviation of approximately 100 points, meaning that the test is designed for 68% of examinees to score between 400 and 600, while the median score was originally designed to be near 500.Your performance in the GMAT AWA sections is rated on a scale of 1 to 6.

At the end of the GMAT test, you will be given an unofficial score for the second and third section (i.e. the multiple choice Quantitative and Verbal sections). The official GMAT scores that include your performance in the Analytical Writing Assessment will be sent by mail to you a few weeks after you have taken the GMAT test.
Best scores 
The average score for nearly all of the top business schools, as commonly listed in popular magazines and ranking services, is in the upper 600s or low 700s.
Cost and preparation
*Cost of Exam is $250.
*You may not take the GMAT more than once within 31 days, even if the scores are canceled.
Registration 
follow this link to get registered for the exam 


all the best fellas:)))

Thursday, August 26, 2010

How to Add Alexa Widget in your blog or Website??

Alexa is a web information company provides information about websites and blogs including top sites,traffic stats etc.
It is veryuseful for users and site owners about the stats of a particular website and how well it is crawled and reached to users.
Higher the alexa rank higher is the reach.BY adding alexa widget you can know where you stand .
Here is a way to add Alexa widget to your blog or website
please follow bellow instructions
*Go to http://www.alexa.com/siteowners/widgets
*For the required widget enter your blog URL or site URL in the text input box and click on "Build Widget" Button
*you are now redirected to widget code page.
*Here you can find various widget code and its preview
*copy the code of the desired widget

*Now edit your website page or blog page.
*In the HTML code of your webpage  paste the copied Alexa widget code where you wanted to display this Alexa widget
* save the page,now your site has got a alexa widget

For ex:
To Add the Alexa Widget to blog(blogger)


*Go to  Dashboard of your blogger account
*Click on Layout for the blog you want to add this widget.(or design-->page elements)
*Click "Add a Gadget"
*The pop-up  will show the list of gadgets / widgets, in that click on '+' icon for "HTML / JavaScript" to select HTML / JavaScript gadget / widget
*Paste the copied code of the Alexa widget and click on SAVE button to save this widget / gadget
*Now alexa  gadget / widget is added at the top of the section in which you have added.
*Finally click on SAVE button at the right side top of Page Elements view of your blog's Layout and everything is done for you.

Solar System Found

Astronomers discovered a New Solar system,orbiting like sun stat which they claim to have nine planets.

The solar system is 127 light years from the earth orbiting like sun.

A team used observations from the European Southern Observatory (Eso) in Chile concluded the presence of five planets and evindence say that are still two yet to be identified in planetory system.

The five gas giants are between 13 and 25 times as massive as the Earth and take between six and 600 days to orbit the star, writes Lovis in a paper published in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics.

And one the other two uncofirmed was similar to Saturn and other planet would be the least massive exoplanet ever discovered, say astronomers, with a mass around 1.4 times that of the Earth.


The star is now named as "HD 10180"127 light years far,in the constellation Hydrus with HARPS (High Accuracy Radio velocity planet Searcher)spectrogrh.


It took six years for the team to do this .It was the largest solar system which was found till now beyond "Milky way". 

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The Davinci Code Free ebook download

The davinci code is a worldwide bestseller that sold 80 million copies as of 2009 written by american author Dan brown.
Davinci code is a mystery -thriller fiction novel which follows symbologist Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu as they investigate a murder in Paris's Louvre Museum and discover a battle between the Priory of Sion and Opus Dei over the possibility of Jesus  having been married to Mary Magdalene.
Davinci code is known for its controversies,it is one of the most controversial novel of the decade.It is highly critised for historical inaccurancies and  alleged misrepresentations of core aspects of Christianity and the history of the Roman Catholic Church.Above all it provides exciting reading ,It has got gripping story ,twisty turns.Definetly you gonna enjoy this .iam a huge fan of Dan brown's writing style.

Download pdf

download torrent 

Disable Windows XP login prompt for password

It annoys when you are the only one using the pc and you have to login everytime ,It promts you everytime u start the windows.
Here is a trick by which you can by pass the login prompt in windows xp ,just follow these steps and logon to computer without any halt.


*Click on Start-->Run.
*type "control userpasswords2"(without quotes) and Hit Enter.
*Uncheck the box for "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer."
*Click Apply and then Ok.
*restart the windows.


Hope you like this trick

Indian government's notice to Google

Indian government issued a legal notice on search engine gaint Google for wrongly depicting the Indian map on its website and asked to immediately rectify it.
it claims that the map on its website (www.google.com/insights) showed certain parts of Jammu and Kashmir as a part of Pakistan (pakistan occupied kashmir).
It has also warned other websites to show India’s international boundaries correctly .

On Saturday, Aug 21, the India issued a notice to Google for the mistake and asked them to take immediate action on the issue.Immediately google alerted and rectifed its mistake on aug 22 and now it shows entire state jammu kashmir as a part of India.

this is second time google depicted the Indian boundaries ,earlier in october 2009 google showed the northeastern state Arunachal pradesh as part of China.
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Tablet PC for $ 35


India’s Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal recently revealed the prototype of a $35 touchscreen tablet device,which is India's first ipad like computer with fully Indian technology .
Mr.Kapil sibal launched this prototype on 31st of last month.


Aimed at students, the tablet supports web browsing, video conferencing and word processing, say developers.

Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said a manufacturer was being sought for the gadget, which was developed by India's top IT colleges.

Earlier cheap laptop plan was came forward by mit(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) to develop a laptop for $100 which eventually droped .


The newly revealed Linux-based $35 device, looks very similar to iPad, and feature 2 GB of memory, a USB port, and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.

Apart from this, $35 computer has capability to run all essential software such as PDF reader, multimedia player and content viewer, video conferencing, Web browser, and word processor through Open Office.
The $35 tablet prototype from India, which was developed by research teams at IIT and the Indian Institute of Science, is expected to go into production by 2011.

Monday, August 16, 2010

How to clear your sensitive information on system shutdown(CLear virtual memory)

                   CLear virtual memory


what is swapping,virutual memory
During data processing operating systems use the hard disk as memory. It is called the virtual memory. During processing, operating system transfers some amount of data from RAM to hard disk and reloads again when required. The operating system exchanges the data and programs between RAM and hard disk. The data or programs are stored in hard disk in temporary file called the swap file. The word “swap” means exchange. This technique of swapping data between memory and hard disk is called paging.Os spends some amount of time in paging process by bringing the pages to ram.
But the problem is that while working you use different software programs on computer and page file may contain your confidential information.
To reduce this risk, you can set your computer to clear out page file automatically each time you shutdown your computer.
follow steps given below to set your system clear page file automatically
              *Logged into your computer with administrative rights
              *First click on start button to open control panel
              *Click here on “Administrative Tools“ option.Go to “Local Security Settings” ,on lift side of this panel click on “Local Policies“.
             *Click on “Security Options” then double click on “Shutdown: Clear virtual memory pagefile” option.
             *Now small dialog box will appear with options, “Enabled or Disabled” the page file.
             *Select the “Enabled”  to set clear page file each time you shutdown computer.
            *Press Apply button to save settings and then click on Ok to finish
take a look of this for more info on swapping and paging 
http://www.free-computer-tips.info/computer-software/operating-system-functions-part-3.html

Sunday, August 15, 2010

ebooks free download---Wings of Fire

Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam
Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam  is an autobiography of A P J Abdul Kalam, former President of India. It was written by President Kalam and Arun Tiwari who was junior under him.
This book is a fantastic reading experience .It is one of the most inspiring and educative piece of work.
Mr. Kalam through his book inspires the people in general and students in particular or work hard.
It provides guidance and leader ship management for the youth.


Download here

shortcuts of VLC media player

VLC media player is a free open source multimedia player designed by Video lan network.It supports almost all audio and video codes and file formats .Vlc is also used over networks and transcode multimedia formats.
it can even play back the file or media if it is damaged! Missing or broken pieces are no stop to VLC which makes it much reliable than any other media player.
Here are the some of the shortcuts which would be helpful for u.

Space Play/Pause
s         Stop
+        Play faster
-         Play Slower
t         Position
n         Next Item
p         Previous Item
f          Fullscreen
m         Mute
Shift + Rt Arrow forward 3 seconds
Shift + Lt Arrow Backward 3 seconds
Alt  + Rt Arrow Forward 10 seconds
Alt + Lt Arrow Backward 10 seconds
Ctrl + q Quit
Ctrl + Up Arrow Volume up
Ctrl + Dn Arrow Volume down
Ctrl + Rt Arrow Forward 1 minute
Ctrl +Lt  Arrow Backward 1 minute
Ctrl +r  Record
Alt + Ctrl + S Video Snapshot
Ctrl + m DVD Menu
Ctrl + p Select Previous DVD Title
Ctrl + n Select Next DVD Title
Ctrl + B Bookmarks
Ctrl + P Playlist
Ctrl + I Stream, Media Info
Ctrl + S preferences
Ctrl + G Extended GUI

If you dont have vlc ,better get one
DOwnload here

Google updates Gmail service - adds visual, interface and accessibility tweaks


Gmail one of the worlds largest email service provider today.Just a few days ago google had announced multi sign in -feature(user can access multiple accounts) for google services.This new feature allows a user to switch between mutiple gmail accounts without logging out.
Google calls the feature multi sign-in and you can activate this service by following this link
Google  decided to make small changes relating to its interface and contacts for gmail.

 The most noticeable change being the much used left-hand column now features Mail, Contacts and Tasks in a seperate pane of their own at the top

The compose mail option is amde out into a new button for a quick access .
Managing the new contacts list is like managing e-mails which involves adding, editing, deleting contacts which you can sort and group as your wish.Now you   customise the contacts number per page setting.

Here are some new features mentioned below which have been listed on the Gmail Blog:

*Keyboard shortcuts
go to Contacts and hit "?" for the full list

*Sort by last name (look under "More actions")
*Custom labels for phone numbers and other fields
*The ability to undo changes you've just made
*Auto-saving the changes in contact management
*Structured name fields, so you can adjust titles, suffixes, and other name components
*A bigger, more prominent notes field
*Flexibility to set number of contacts per page.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

Difference between Virus ,worm and trojans

The most common Misassmption in computer terminology is wether to call a trojan virus or worm.
what is virus,what is a worm.While the words Trojan, worm and virus are often used interchangeably, they are not exactly the same.viruses worms trojans all are malicious programs which adversely effects the behaviour of computer.
What is a virus?
A virus is a computer program that alters the way the computer operates.A virus is a program that replicates itself on computer systems, usually through executable software, and causes damage.
 A virus can spread from one computer to other computer by opening a virus infected email atachment,clicking on a malicious link,transfering files from one to other.It will often place its self in executable paths there by decreasing cpu efficency.
What is a Worm?
A computer worm is a self-replicating malware computer program. The uncontrolable replication consumes sytem resources slowing or in some cases even aborting other tasks.
It uses a computer network to send copies of itself to other.It uses network flaws to spread.
This is in contrast to viruses, which requires the spreading of an infected host file. Although worms generally exist inside of other files, often Word or Excel documents, there is a difference between how worms and viruses use the host file. Usually the worm will release a document that already has the "worm" macro inside the document. The entire document will travel from computer to computer, so the entire document should be considered the worm.
Ex:prettypark.worm
What is a trojan Horse?

Trojan is a malware that may appear to be legitimate but infact it does malicious activities .It access the users Remote information.Unlike viruses it doenst replicate causing the system to work slow(reducing the processing power,cpu utilization) but they can make a hell of job .Trojan alters the behaviour of computer by uncontrolable popups,adware
These trojan horses are used by hackers to steal the personal information.


Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Removing a trojan file without using trojan remover software

Trojan is a malware that may appear to be legitimate but infact it does malicious activities .It access the users Remote information.Unlike viruses it doenst replicate causing the system to work slow(reducing the processing power,cpu utilization) but they can make a hell of job .
There are several different types of Trojans: 
*Remote Access Trojans (RAT)
*Backdoor Trojans (backdoors)
*IRC Trojans (IRCbots)
*Keyloggers.
A trojan may modify the behaviour of the system such as uncontrolable pop ups ,adwares etc
it may steal your personal information .
so you should be need careful in dealing these trojan horses by using antivirus and spywares by regularly updating them

Here is an interesting thing to deal with these trojans,we can delete trojans without any software.
follow the below steps to remove trojan

*start the computer in safe mode(by pressing F8 at boot time)
*start -->search:
search for the trojan by typing its name ,if you find any of such thing, just delete it.

or
*goto start-->run-->regedit
Now navigarte the bleow registry options:
*HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

*HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

*HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg 

look for the string Trojan in the right side column,if you find trojan delete it.

-->Next turn off System Restore ,Right click on My Computer-->Properties-->System Restore-->Turn off System Restore-->apply.

*restart the computer
*by following same procedure Turn on System restore
*now your computer is free from trojans

hope you like this ,plz do comment if you want to know anything more.

Restart your machine and turn on System Restore-just the reverse way by which you turned off System Restore.

After these steps restart the computer.





NTFS Data Recovery Software

 Disk Doctors NTFS Data Recovery tool to recover data from NTFS, NTFS5 file system.It also supports recovery from dynamic drives created on windows NT/2000/XP/2003 platforms.
Disk Doctor is a easy wizard which provides an effiecent data recovery unlike the other tools undisker and data recovery tool
With this tool you can recover data from
*usb drive
*sata
*IDE/AT

Monday, August 9, 2010

Most Advanced Microscope of World

Canadian center for Electron Microscopy has developed a new powerful microscope Titan 80-300 cubed that is the most powerful microscope till now.


According to Gianluigi Botton, Director of Canadian center for Electron Microscopy, says that the power of this microscope can be thought as equivalent to "taking Hubble Telescope and aiming it at atomic level"




"With this microscope we can now easily identify atoms, measure their chemical state and even probe the electrons that bind them together," added  Botton.
John Preston, director of McMaster's Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research, said  scientists will be now  able to understand, alter and improve products' efficiency which help in diagnosis of a disease.
scientists are planning to use the titan to make research on protiens and for drug delievery to identify cancer.
Fei company,a Netherlands Based company which supplies electron microscope tools for manufactures and researchers build this microscope with an estimated cost of $15 million .

Can't get into Add/Remove Programs(solved)

Problem:one cannot get into add or remove programs utility in windows 
This happens when Appwiz.cpl is no longer registered or removed from system folder of windows .




Solution: to resolve this problem one has to re-register Appwiz.cpl


follow this steps to re-register


*goto start -->run-->regsvr32appwiz.cpl
*hit enter


then a window is poped up with the message "DllRegisterserver in appwiz.cpl succeeded" and click ok


or you can simply download from here
Appwiz.cpl

after downloading the file extract it using winrar


place the extracted file in C:\Windows\system32

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Keyboard Shortcuts for wordpad

In the previous post i presented you some of the general keyboard shortcuts ,Here are the some more keyboard shortcuts which helps to work easily and fastly with wordpad.

The following are the  keyboard shortcuts for working with WordPad.

Press this key To do this
Ctrl + N Create a new document
Ctrl + O Open an existing document
Ctrl + S Save changes to a document
F12        Save the document as a new file
Ctrl + P Print a document
Alt  + F4 Close WordPad
Ctrl + Z Undo a change
Ctrl + Y Redo a change
Ctrl + A Select the entire document
Ctrl + X Cut a selection
Ctrl + C Copy a selection to the Clipboard
Ctrl + V Paste a selection from the Clipboard
Ctrl + B Make selected text bold
Ctrl + I Italicize selected text
Ctrl + U Underline selected text
Ctrl + = Make selected text subscript
Ctrl + L Align text left
Ctrl + E Align text center
Ctrl +  R Align text right
Ctrl + J Justify text
Ctrl + H Replace text in a document
Ctrl + 1 Set single line spacing
Ctrl + 2 Set double line spacing
Ctrl + D Insert a Microsoft Paint drawing
Ctrl + 5 Set line spacing to 1.5
F3        Find the next instance of the text in the Find dialog box
Ctrl + H Replace text in a document
Ctrl + Left Arrow Move the cursor one word to the left
Ctrl + Right Arrow Move the cursor one word to the right
Ctrl + Up Arrow        Move the cursor to the line above
Ctrl + Down Arrow Move the cursor to the line below
Ctrl + Home Move to the beginning of the document
Ctrl + End Move to the end of the document
Ctrl + Page Up Move up one page
Ctrl + Page Down Move down one page
Ctrl + Delete Delete the next word
F10 Display keytips
Shift + F10 Show the current shortcut menu
F1 Open WordPad Help
Ctrl + Shift + = Make selected text superscript
Ctrl + Shift + > Increase the font size
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Mumba Botnet

A research from Avg anti virus maker released earlier this week and they claim that over 55,000 computers from all over the world are infected with mumba net.these include even government orgainsations .
The report which is prepared by AVG web security research team can be found on Blogs.avg.com

Mumba botnet is a virus that was created by a group of cybercriminals known as the Avalanche Group. The Group is known for creating a mass-production system for phishing sites and other malware. Mumba uses Zeus, one of the most current and common forms of malware.

Zues ia a recently popularised malware used to steal personal information.It has got tricky mechanism to disguse itself from for antimalware Security applications to detect.

According to the report, over 60GB of personal data, such as social networking information, banking information, credit card information, and emails, has been stolen from people's personal and business computers. 

At least 33% of the infected computers are located in the United States, followed by 17% in German, 7% in Spain, 6% in the United Kingdom, and 5% in both Mexico and Canada and the number still may increase.

So beware of this mmbanet keep your system up to date with antiviruses and Antispywares.

Prevent your PCs from becoming the next victim in these dynamic cyber attacks by using anti-virus and LinkScanner tools,antimalwares.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

GATE 2010 overview

What is a GATE??
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination administered and conducted in eight zones across the country by the Gate committe on the behalf of  National Coordinating Board – GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.


Gate exam is jointly conducted by seven IIT's and  Indian institute of science.


Objective 


The prime objective of exam to identify the Meritorious aspirants for post graduation in the fields of engineering,architecture .

Eligibilty


The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in Gate

*A bachelor Degree holder in Engineering ,Architecture,tech.(Be ,Btech) and those who are in final or pre-final year are eligible.
*Master degree holders in any branch of Science,mathematics,Statistics,Computer Applications and those who are in the final or prefinal year.
*Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE(I), AMICE(I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)-ICE(I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.


Pattern 
*3 hours examination which contains 65 questions 100 marks 
*multiple choice
*incorrect answer carry negative marks(1/3)


*Availability of GATE forms: October, 1st week(submission of forms on or before nov 1st week)
* Exam Date: feb. 2011 2nd sunday



Scholar ship
While doing M.tech you are paid a scholarship of Rs. 5000.00 per month by the Government of India for living expenses including purchase of books, etc. 
The scholarship is paid for the entire 18 months M.Tech period.



Score card
 GATE 2010 results consist of marks obtained by the candidate, the GATE Score and All India Rank (AIR).results are announced on march 2011.
GATE score is valid Upto one year.


Visit GATE 2010 for more info 

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Predators







Predators is a remake of the classic 80's action movie which stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as the leader of comodos being hunted by an extra terristial predator ,animal in the middle of the forest .It eventually had a two sequels that ended this franchise .

In a season of remakes, re-imagining's and sequels, Predators certainly lives up to what's expected of it.

As the name suggests predators conists of more than one which excites ,terrebles than the original one.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller
Director: Nimród Antal
producer :Robert Rodriguez(sincity,Once upon a time in  Mexico,Spykids)
Cast: Adrien Brody , Alice Braga , Laurence Fishburne , Topher Grace , Danny Trejo .



Plot:

A group of hardened killers find themselves parachuted onto an alien world ,planet "game reverse" where they soon reliase they are set out as prey to Predators.These Mercenaries, murderers, gangsters, and convicts, they were the most feared men on Earth.But they must learn  who, or what, they are up against.
knowing the fact they cannot do alone they join together to try and  find a way to escape from the hell.

Positives: the action element was the biggest strength to the film,they are choreographed well and manages to be both exciting for it's audience and have enough suspense and tension at the same time.
special effects are terrific against the small budget($40 million).
Music resembles the original Predator and some amount of dialogues.
Lawrence Fishburne who played Noland's performance was terrific. He plays an ex-marine who has been on the planet for so long, he has become mentally unstable as he keeps talking to himself.

Adrien Brody(The pianist ) academy award winner who plays fearless mercenary Royce was literally dumped .Adrien Brody is very good actor but is rather a surprise choice for a movie like this.
His character development was weak.he is not apt for this character. No one will be mistaking Adrien Brody for Arnold Schwarzenegger anytime soon, but I don't think he ruins things, either
Its not his fault its the script's.
A few potentially significant introductions in the film were left disappointingly unexplored.
There is a weak support from the rest of the cast.
The beginning seems to be missing how they into the Planet  and so  a proper ending.

kudos to the writers for making the film as a piece of shit .


Predators is a return to form for the Predator franchise after the sloppy "Alien Vs Predator: Requiem" and is a worthy addition to the genre but it still lacks the pace of the original .
Overall Predators is an entertaining movie but lack of intelligence near the end, thin story, no character development .

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Trick to Make Windows XP Shutdown Faster

Hey folks I Already posted you a trick to make a icon for shutdown /restart/logoff .
Now i'll present you a tip to make the shutdown faster than ever before.
Follow this steps to make faster

Steps

*goto strat

*click run and type Regedit(Registry editor) click enter

* then select HKEY CURRENT USERoption in the left side column

*after that select control panel -->desktop

*then find the item "AutoEndTasks" in right side column
right click that modify "AutoEndTasks"="1"

*then click and modify "HungAppTimeout"="1000"

*Modify "WaitToKillAppTimeout"="2000"

*after that goto HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE-->SYSTEM-->CurrentControlSet-->Control
modify
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="2000"

*close the regedit and restart

or you can follow this simple method 
*Open Notepad, copy and paste the following to the Notepad



Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"AutoEndTasks"="1"
"HungAppTimeout"="1000"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="2000"


[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control]
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="2000"

*Save the file with extension .reg (registry file)

*Double click open this file and click Yes and the OK

*restart

Download Windows Registry editor 5.0



By following anyone of the above tips windows shuts down faster than never before
hope you like this tweak.