SecuBrowser : Run Web Browser in Secure Sandbox


We have previously written about Sandboxie which is a freeware sandbox utility for running all Windows programs inside it, so that any changes made through these programs stay in the sandbox temporarily and the system files or settings are not affected. This way if you get infected while surfing a website inside the sandboxed browser, the changes are contained inside the sandbox, can be later purged and do not affect your system. The SecuBrowser tool is a similar sandboxing program for Windows but unlike Continue reading

Visual Trace Route Tool Shows Map of Traced Network Route

Visual Trace Route Tool

All the network administrators know about the traceroute command available in Linux and its equivalent command tracert in Windows. These command show you the exact path of network connections taken when connecting to an external IP address. For example, when you connect to in your web browsers, your computer transfer data directly to the google servers, but it takes a series of hops from one network to another to finally connect to the google servers. The traceroute command show you all Continue reading

View List of All Opened Tabs in Opera

View Tabs List in Opera

After Mozilla Firefox pioneered the tabbed browsing almost ten years ago, all the other web browsers sooner or later had to adopt the tabbed browsing due to its increased popularity. Now all the web browsers available feature tabbed browsing and allow you to open multiple websites simultaneously in these different tabs. As the tabbed browsing has become popular with the users, another problem has surfaced – it has become a tedious task to find and switch to one of the tabs when dozens of tabs are open. Usually we Continue reading

MultCloud : Combine Multiple Cloud Drives into One


To the delight of everyone in need of online storage, there are more than a dozen free cloud storage services available today and each of these are offering anywhere between 5 GB to 50 GB of free cloud storage space. It is not surprising that most of us have signed up for these free accounts from more than one cloud providers. I myself use Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive,, Dropbox and a few others that I cannot remember at the moment. Continue reading

How to Upgrade Router Firmware Over TFTP Protocol

Upgrade Router Firmware TFTP

We have previously published about how you can upgrade the firmware of your router to the open source DD-WRT through its web interface. But some of the routers also allow the upgrading of the firmware through the TFTP (trivial file transfer protocol) interface. Upgrade of router firmware over TFTP is much more easier than the web interface method and takes much less time. Since TFTP does not support any username or password credentials, you can use the TFTP method of Continue reading

How to Enable TFTP and Telnet Client in Windows 10

Enable TFTP Telnet in Windows 10

The little known utilities Telnet client and TFTP (trivial file transfer protocol) client are very useful when upgrading the firmware of your DSL modem or wireless router (or a combination of these). We have previously published about how to use the Telnet utility to reboot a wireless router. The TFTP client utility can also be used to retrieve and send files to the target device. But these command line utilities are disabled by default in Windows 7, 8 and 10. Fortunately, it does not Continue reading

How to Redeem Google Play Gift Coupons in Android

Google Play Store Gift Cards

Google Play store has very exciting merchandise to offer – books, apps, music, videos, movies and more. This is no surprise that Google Play gift coupons have become so popular. These gift coupons are available in $10, $25 and $50 denominations and can be a great gift to teenagers on various occasions. On the back of these gift coupons is a scratch-to-reveal code that you have to enter in your Google account so that the credits are transferred to your account for later use on Google Play Continue reading

How to Enable Flash on Sites in the App Mode of Internet Explorer

Enable Flash inIE App Mode

Starting with Windows 8, Internet Explorer is present in Windows in two different modes – the desktop mode and the app mode. The desktop mode opens like any other Windows application as it has always been, but the app mode opens like a full screen app and offers a unique interface that works very well with touchscreen devices. However, the app mode of the internet explorer does not allow all the websites to display the Adobe Flash content. It limits the Continue reading

How to Boost Java Security Settings in Windows

Java Very High Security

Java is everywhere and many applications are designed using this powerful language. Moreover, many of the websites also make use of Java to offer engaging content. For running applications and applets written with Java, you have to install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) on your Windows PC. Since Java is so popular and widely used, it is also a well known target for the cyber criminals. In order to thwart attacks designed to make use of the known or unknown Java vulnerabilities, you should Continue reading

How to Enable Java in 32-bit Web Browsers on 64-bit Windows

JRE on 64-bit Windows

I wanted to check my internet connection quality on and one of the components requires the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) installed in Windows. But somehow Firefox informed me that JRE is not installed and gave me option of installing it. I remember installed it once before so I checked the Windows Control Panel, and sure enough JRE was installed. So I checked JRE settings to make sure that the option to enable it in the web browser is selected Continue reading