windows hacks

Add any program to your startup easily with Sent To menu


It occurs sometimes when you may like to add a program to your start up by dragging the program shortcut in All Programs >> Startup

But there is more better way to do it,  which could save your time and make it simple. (as seen in the image below)


Yes, you can add a shortcut to your startup folder in the send to menu, and when you want to add any program to startup with windows startup, you can right click on the program shortcut and select Startup.

Let’s see how can you do this tweak.

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Copy anything to your clipboard with out formatting with Clipboard Fusion


Have you ever feel the need to copy some text from an application like Microsoft Word or a Web Page etc. with out any formatting ?

Normally when you copy some text from one application to another the main problem arises because of the formatting of the text you copy is not removed. A Free application called ClipboardFusion makes this possible for you.


What is ClipboardFusion ?

ClipboardFusion is a small freeware nifty application which sits in your system tray and monitors your clipboard and when ever it finds any text in the windows clipboard it will srub ( “clean” ) that text, to remove all formatting.

Let see some more ClipboardFusion offers in features.

internet hacks & tips

Monitor your internet bandwidth usage with Netlimiter


I remember one of my friend was facing a problem some time back, when some application start using the internet bandwidth on his computer because of some unknown reason, due to which the limited bandwidth usage in his mtnl broadband plan got exceeded.

NetLimiter, is a software which comes to rescue in these types of situation as you can know how much internet bandwidth is being used by any program on your system.


NetLimiter is useful program which allows you to monitor each application on your system which connects to internet, it also allows you to easily manage your internet connections bandwidth and share it among the different applications on your system which connects to internet.

Some other features of NetLimiter

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Password Protect your files with Norton Secret Stuff


Did you feel the need to password protect any documents, pictures or any other file while sharing them with your friends.


Norton Secret Stuff allows you to encrypt and password protect any file on windows which you can share with anyone via Email, through pen drives or cd’s etc.

It creates secure self extracting password protected executable files which can be sent to any one and can be decrypted with out using any software, the intended recipient of the files needs to know the password only in order to decrypted the file.

Let’s see how can we use Norton Secret Stuff to encrypt

vista hacks

Get alarmed when your laptop battery reaches critical low battery level on vista

I have been using my tx1000 hp laptop for a year now, It has been an amazing experience working with it, but I have been always annoyed by the low battery  notification in vista.

When ever my laptop battery reaches to a critical low level it does not sound me an alarm rather it shows a pop up ( a balloon tip ) which indicates the low battery and normally I don’t pay attention this warning, and after some times windows hibernate the laptop automatically which I have configured myself so that I don’t loose my data and opened programs.

I would prefer to setup my windows to use the windows low battery alarm system to sound an alarm, when it shows the low battery notification so that I can let .

Let’s see how can we setup and alarm in windows vista at the time of critical battery notification.

windows hacks

Hide | UnHide Recycle bin icon on desktop


There are lots of people who do not want to see recycle bin icon on their desktop, as it would take unnecessary space which is not required for these people.

Recycle Bin Hider and Unhidder is a simple tool which lets you hide and unhide recycle bin icon from your desktop.


It is a free and very light application which lets you hide your recycle bin icon in just one click.

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Empty recycle bin by simply clicking a desktop shortcut or through command prompt


Yes I know we can easily clean windows recycle bin by right clicking on it, and select Empty Recycle Bin

Let’s go beyond this and discuss a geeky way out of cleaning the recycle bin, just by clicking a desktop icon. Yesterday I found an application called Empty Recycle Bin.

Empty Recycle Bin is a command line tool that will allow you to empty the Windows Recycle Bin.

It is a simple command line tool which can download and double click EmptyRecycleBin.exe to delete all files in your recycle bin.

Let’s see how can you merge EmptyRecycleBin.exe to windows commands and make a shortcut at the desktop.

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Top two free temporary data cleaner programs


There are several utilities available today for cleaning junk files from windows, these small nifty programs removes temporary unused files which degrades your computer performance over time.

CCleaner has been our favorite for a long time to remove system junk data and make it faster.



One of the most popular and our favorite utility for temporary data clean is CCleaner, it is a great utility which removes the following junk files.