Heimdal Security Protects Your PC from Malware and Vulnerabilities

Heimdal Security Software

These days cyber-criminals are making use of the various vulnerabilities that exist in third party software like Oracle Java, Adobe Flash etc., and Windows system itself to break into your PC. Some of the malware also depend on exploiting the vulnerabilities in your system and other installed programs to infect your PC. This is why the security researchers and experts both advise Windows users to keep all the software up-to-date as well as to install a standard antivirus software, in order to Continue reading

SlickRun is Floating Command Tool for Windows

SlickRun

Learning to use Windows is a complicated business. You launch some programs from the desktop shortcuts, some programs from the Start Menu, some tools from the Control Panels and the apps from the Windows modern screen. Sometimes you even get confused about how to launch a program and have to Google about it. But if you use SlickRun, then everything becomes very easy. SlickRun is a free floating command run utility for Windows. You can type the commands inside it to launch Continue reading

How to Disable “This site uses cookies” Warning on Websites

Disable Cookies Usage Warnings

European Union (EU) is very strict when it comes to the online privacy of users. Many large corporations have faced hefty fines because they violated some or the other rules set up by the EU. For example, if you run a website targeted at the European users, then you must show a warning about cookies used by your website. Since almost all the websites today use cookies for various reasons, they all are now showing cookies warnings. This was cool for the first few Continue reading

Zamzom Wireless Network Tool Shows All Connected Devices on Your WiFi Network

Zamzom Wireless Network Tool

When my friend Alice bought a new WiFi router, she did not know or care about setting a password for the wireless network. So she just attached the router to her existing ADSL internet connection and started enjoying wireless broadband internet. But it did not take much time before she notice the Ethernet LED blinking on her ADSL modem even though she had not connected any of the devices to the wireless network. Apparently she had created an open access wireless network and many Continue reading

Fix Network Problems in Windows with NetAdapter Repair All in One

NetAdapter Repair All in One

In my experience the internet stops working only on those days when you need it the most. You turn on your PC, sit in in your comfortable chair ready to finish a project only to realize that internet has gone down. If it is a problem on the ISP side, then the fix is easy – just call your ISP and make their technicians work. But if it is a problem in your Windows networking settings, then it becomes very complicated as Continue reading

How to Restore Ubuntu Linux After Windows Reinstall

Boot Repair for Ubuntu

I am a fan of dual boot computers that can load two different operating systems. I always keep Ubuntu Linux installed along with Windows on my computers. But in such a dual boot configuration, once you reinstall Windows for one or the other reason, then Ubuntu fails to load as the files necessary for Linux boot are overwritten by Windows re-install. Even though boot files are gone for Ubuntu, it still has everything intact and with just the boot repair you can start Continue reading

How to Protect USB Disks with Panda USB Vaccine

Panda USB Vaccine

Some malware infect your USB pen disks by creating an autorun.inf file on it. So when you insert this USB pen disk in another clean computer, that computer is also infected. You can immunize the USB disks and your computer by using freeware tool from Panda Security Labs – called Panda USB Vaccine. Continue reading

How to Access Windows 8 Partitions in Linux

Unable to Mount Windows 8 Partitions

I keep Windows 8 and Ubuntu Linux on the same computer in the dual boot configuration. This way I have the option to use either of these great operating systems whenever I want as both of them have their own advantages. Linux does not have any problem with Windows 7, but if you try to access the Windows 8 partitions in Ubuntu Linux, then you may encounter a strange problem. Linux refuses to mount the Windows partitions saying that Windows did not shutdown but Continue reading

How to Change WiFi IP Address in Android

Change WiFi IP Address in Android

When you connect to a wireless network with your Android smartphone, it is automatically assigned an IP address by that network. This is because the Android smartphone is configured to use the DHCP server by default. DHCP is an acronym for the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol which allows the server to automatically assign an IP address and the DNS servers for the host connecting to the wireless network. But if you want to change your IP address in Android, then all you have to Continue reading

How to Check if ShellShocker Bug Affects Your Linux Machine

ShellShocker Bug

A few days ago, a new bug – that continued to exist for last 21 years in all the machines running on one or other form of UNIX based operating systems – has been discovered for the very first time. Since it exists in the bash shell, it affects more or less all the systems using the bash shell including all types of servers, mobile devices, desktop computers and more. The ShellShocker bug has been given a score of 10 out of 10 (highest possible vulnerability Continue reading