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How To Install and Run Console Application On Windows

Did you ever encountered any application or program which runs through command prompt only but does not work when you double click on it, this happens when you launch a program which is a console application. Instead when you try to launch it the command prompt window flashes for a second and closes automatically.


What is a Console Application?

A console application is a computer program designed to be used via a text-only computer interface, such as a text terminal, the command line interface of some operating systems (Unix, DOS, etc.) or the text-based interface included with some Graphical User Interface (GUI) operating systems, such as the Win32 console in Microsoft Windows

Console applications for windows could be some additional commands for windows which you may want to integrate with windows and some other programs which are completely console based or which does not have any GUI interface associated with them. 

Let’s see how can you integrate and install console based application in windows

useful software's

Image Sequence Viewer – View Sequence Of Images As Video

Image Sequence Viewer allows you to view sequence of images as video, it is just like watching a stop motion video compiled from the sequence of images.


Image Sequence Viewer provides forward or backward frame by frame, possibly it could be a great software to view your webcam your webcam snapshots and notice your movements during video chat.

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Mov2Gif – Convert any movie to animated gifs

We all watch movies and many times we liked some great scenes of the movies we saw, here I mean some particular scenes which last a second or a minute

I was always wondering on how can I convert these awesome scenes of the movies into gif image so that I can actually cut out that scene from the movie in a different way.


Before converting any movie to animated gif make sure that the size of the movies your are going to convert to gif should be of small size, otherwise it will through some script error.

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Hide a Process with BlindBossKey to run the Application In Background

We have been posting about various tips and tricks about windows these days, today we have a cool hacking tutorial on how to hide a process completely from task bar.

BlindBossKey-Lite is a FREE application which lets you hide any windows process and any individual executables or any other non windows process, you can also choose to show or hide the ray icon of this application.


You can hide running program windows, process, and executables with BlindBossKey-Lite and can also select a fake tray icon for BlindBossKey-Lite which means you can even hide BlindBossKey from the user.

Let’s see how can use BlindBossKey to hide windows, process and individual executables.

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Search Inside The File Contents with Everything Search Engine program

Searching on windows quite be messy some times using windows search, but windows default search is not the best way to search for files sometimes.

Everything search is a free and faster search programs among all the search programs which I had used for Windows XP, but you should go to for Everything for search only if you have hard disk partitions of NTFS type file system.


Everything is not only fastest in searching but also in indexing, as at the moment you install it, you can start using it and it indexes files on your system at a very fast rate (1,000,000 files will take about 1 minute), but it only works with NTFS drives.

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Make Windows Startup Faster with Startup Blaster

It is very common when windows users complain that their computer systems loaded with windows takes ages to get started and takes a hell lot of time to load some applications in the startup. So, in order to get an active running windows which can respond to user actions you need to give some minutes to the computer to load the startup programs first.


Windows users always say there computer were faster in the beginning and used to take very few seconds to get started and running, but with time they say it gets slow and take so much time to get started.

What is the reason behind slow startup on your old computer?

From the time you first start using a computer, you keep installing a various computer software, games and other applications and install various hardware devices drivers many of which create startup entries to run the following.

  • Startup Entries to run associated services for programs
  • Startup Entries to run the program on windows startup
  • Startup Entries to load some DLL sometime to run the corresponding program
  • and some other entries

You can filter out these programs and select what to load and what not to load through msconfig command, but after a specific extent you cannot remove more programs which are quite essential to be get loaded in memory at windows startup.

At that point of time a FREE program called Startup Blaster can solve the problem of slow windows startup with which you can delay those programs to run after a specified amount of time. 

Let’s see how can you delay the execution of start up programs with startup blaster

offline installers

Download Windows Live Messenger 2009 Full Setup [offline installer]

This is our first official post of sharing the offline installer for windows live messenger, previously we have shared various other offline installers including Download windows live writer full setup, Download yahoo messenger full setup, Download google chrome full setup etc.

Microsoft does not offer the link to direct download for windows live messenger 2009 as they need to promote their windows live installer all over the web which even lets you install some useless programs which you don’t even know about or you don’t want. If you download windows live messenger from the official microsoft web site you will get a web installer which cannot work if you want to install windows live messenger on a computer which is not connected to internet.


Today we have come up with the latest version windows live messenger 2009 full setup, lets see how can you get windows live messenger offline standalone installer which can be used to install live of messenger without requiring internet connection.

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All Ways To Change Start Button Text In Windows XP

One of the most annoying thing in windows XP is the start button text, which almost every user want to change as per my experience. I my self changed my start button text to different funny start button texts.

In order to change the start button text you will need to tweak your windows explorer which is responsible for displaying the text on your start button.


The most traditional way or commonly used way to change the start button text is by using the popular program called Resource Hacker but it is some what more complex and meant for advanced users.

In this post we are going to mention all ways including some simple and complex ways to change start button text in windows XP

Let’s see all three ways through which you can change the start button text in Windows XP