Stop Autoplay In USB Flash Drives By Pressing One Keyboard Button

Today I want to share a little tip that will stop autoplay in USB Flash drives. Not only flash drives, it also stops autoplay for CD and DVD also. While inserting CD, DVD or any flash drive, simply press and hold the Shift key, this will disable the autoplay dialog box. Holding down the Shift key will also block the applications that starts automatically. Note : Works fine in Windows XP and Windows Vista

Defragment Hard Drives Using Command Prompt

Today I am sharing the easiest method with you to defragment your hard drive. Though you can perform this task with third party applications also, but why don’t do it a simple way. Here is a simple method to defragment your drives using Command Prompt : 1. Click on Start and then select Run, type CMD in it and hit enter. 2. Suppose you want to defrag your C drive, then in the command box, write defrag C: -f -v and hit enter. The defragmentation will start. Similarly, you can perform this task on diffrent drives by changing the name i.e defrag C: -f -v defrag D: -f -v defrag E: -f -v

Resetting a Forgotten Password in UBUNTU

It happens to everyone. You have so many usernames and passwords that you can't remember them all. Fortunately, Facebook, Gmail, and about a billion other online services have a "forgot password" link. Just click it and the web service will either email your password to you or allow you to reset it and enter a new one. But what happens when you forget the password for your operating system. While you might think the easiest thing to do is reinstall Ubuntu, (after all, this is a clean install so it's not like we'd be losing any data on our hypothetical system), you can save yourself 15-30 minutes by changing the password. It turns out you don't have login to change your password. As we discovered thanks to a useful post on the Ubuntu forums, you can do it from the bootloader screen. Check out the 5 easy steps after the jump. 1. Turn on your computer, and as soon as you the Press Esc to enter grub message, press the escape key. 2. Select the option that says (recovery mode). 3. Your PC will boot into a shell. Once you get a command prompt, type passwd username where the username is your username. If you can't remember this, then you can type ls /home which should bring it up. 4. Enter a new password when prompted, and again when prompted again 5. Type shutdown -r now to reboot your system. That's it. You should now be able to login with your shiny new password.

Copy Any Movie DVD to Hard Disk : Bypass DVD Copy Protection

At certain times when we used to copy the original DVDs (movies) to the hard drive, it used to get a copyright error. We get the error because those DVD titles are often encrypted, which prevents us from either copying them to hard drive or if we manage to do so, being able to play the resulting files. So here is a freeware called DVDSmith to copy any DVD movie with excellent DVD copying quality in Full Disk Mode. It can backup, clone or copy DVD movie to computer as DVD folder, ISO file. With DVDSmith Movie Backup, everyone can experience its features in super fast copying speed (only about 15 minutes for DVD-5 or 25 minutes for DVD-9) and more! It can even bypass the copy protection error. Below are some quick features about this freeware : * Supports Copy-Protected DVDs, Copies all DVDs even with anti-piracy encryption. * Perfect Video & Audio Quality - like the original. * High speed and quality. Copy your DVD movie in a very short time. * Supports both NTSC & PAL DVD movies. * Make high quality back copies of your favorite DVD movies. * Sound and video never change in quality. * Very easy to use for everyone - Just click and Backup. Download Instructions: Click here to download DvdSmith from the official website.