Category: Internet

Associate PDF files with portable PDF viewers

Lately PDF file format has come under the question of security. The PDF file can carry malicious code and is therefore may infect your computer with malware. One solution is to use portable PDF viewers. When you use portable PDF viewers, no add-on for vieweing PDF files inside the browser is installed, and when you click on a PDF file inside a browser, it does not open inside the browser but a prompt to download it is shown.

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Increase scroll speed in Mozilla Firefox 3.6

When you browse a web site in Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and scroll the page, the default web page scroll speed using the mousewheel is not very fast. If it is a very long page then you have to turn the mousewheel many times to scroll the whole page down. Fortunately, in Mozilla Firefox 3.6 you can adjust the scroll speed as explained in the following steps.

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Enable safety mode in YouTube

When you visit YouTube, you are open to a whole variety of videos uploaded by millions of users. These videos may range from funny, knowledgeable and innocent to dirty, absurd and filthy kind. But there is a way you can turn on the safety mode in YouTube to disable the dirty and inappropriate videos.

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Internet Explorer 8 Welcome window fix

When you run Internet Explorer 8 for the first time, it pop-ups a Welcome window which takes you through many screens asking questions. This may become a headache if you re-install Windows every few months like I do. Also, when you create a new user account, that new user has to go through this Welcome window again. But here is a fix for this Welcome window.

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