Instantly Perform Google Map Search In Chrome With Google Maps Fast Easy Search

Google Maps Fast Easy Search is aChromeextension that allows user to instantly search locations via Google Maps. All that is required is to click Google Maps icon next to the address bar and enter your desired location to initiate search on Google Maps. It also provide location suggestions to help you with searching one specific location quickly. Since it integrates with Chrome right-click context menu, search can also be performed Continue Reading →

Make A Portable Web Server With HTTP Explorer

HTTP explorer is an open source web server (also available with an installer) which can be used to share your music, videos and images for multiple web displays (e.g. PC, mobile phones, PDA). What makes it unique is that you can launch a portable web server to run webpages and to share content. The main features of this software include the ability to stream media , files sorting (by date, Continue Reading →

How To Access Windows Home Server 2011 Online From Cloud (Internet)

Windows Home Server 2011 has far more dynamic Remote Access feature than its predecessor.  In this post I will provide you with a walkthrough of the process to access your home server from the cloud, by using  Remote Web Access.  Please Note: before a computer can connect to Windows Home Server 2011, it must have the connector software installed, to see how to do that you can check out the Continue Reading →

How To Give Color To Your Folders In Windows 7

Folderico is a simple software that allows customizing Windows folders with custom colors and themed icons. You can highlight folders with colored icons to quickly identify important folders, for easily sorting them and to give them a stylish appearance. For example, all important folders can be highlighted in red to allow users to quickly identify their importance. This way, important folders can be kept secure and all users of a Continue Reading →

Verify Active Directory Users With User Authentication Against Active Directory

Verification of Active Directory users can sometimes be quite complicated. This is particularly the case when a user is unable to login to the Domain. It can be tough to assess the issue if the user is tied to the system and does not have rights to login to other computers. Changing the password or unlocking the account can only be useful if the password has expired, the user account Continue Reading →

Automate Generation Of Hashes And Checksums With HashGenerator

Hashes or checksums are used for file integrity verification. Many a times files downloaded from the Internet are checked with MD5/SHA256 hash to verify if the file is tampered. Hashes are also used in encryption, password storage and to protect sensitive data. A HashGenerator helps in quickly computing or verifying the hash for a file. HashGenerator is a simple application (also available in portable form), which automates the generation of Continue Reading →

Fully Customize Windows 7 Aero With Aero Tuner

    AeroTuner is a simple portable tool that gives a custom color and tone to Windows Aero. It provides options for changing the look of Windows Aero by allowing to mix and match different colors and manage their tone to customize Aero. Users can even select custom colors for the Primary Aero color and a Glow color separately.  With Aero Tuner, users can tweak color balance, blur balance, after Continue Reading →

Save Network Settings To Switch Between Networks Easily With JimIP Switcher

Most offices are secured by firewalls which require complicated proxy settings to use the internet. This creates a problem for users who find it troublesome to undo the proxy settings of their laptops which they take home (after a days work at office). JimIP Switcher is a solution to this problem. It auto detect network settings for creating a network profile, which can be used to separately manage multiple connection Continue Reading →

Switch Network Proxy Settings In A Single Click With Proxy Switcher

Proxy Switcher indeed proves that small can be useful in a big way. It can be used as an alternative to JimIP Switcher for toggling between your browser’s proxy settings. It allows applying and undoing proxy settings over all the browsers from the system tray via a simple click. In other words, you can undo your laptop’s proxy settings, (configured for your office network), within a single click. Proxy Switcher Continue Reading →