tips & tricks

Clean/Delete Msconfig Unchecked Entries

Msconfig is cool tool integrated in windows which lets you enable or disable startup items from the list of programs and services which run automatically at windows startup.

After disabling some startup programs they remain in the list as unchecked items in msconfig startup list, you can delete the unchecked entries of all the disabled items.


In order to delete the list of disabled items in msconfig you can have several methods to do it. You can either delete the list of disabled items using free msconfig clean up tool or you can play delete the list of disabled items in msconfig through registry.

So, if you don’t want to play with registry follow the first simple method (For Layman’s) or if you want to learn something about the registry then follow the second method (For Geeks)

Let’s find out how to delete the disabled items in msconfig through both of these methods explained below.

tech news

10$/Rs 500 Laptop India Becomes Reality

Finally our government has done the impossible possible, The $10 or Rs 500 laptop dream comes true because of the work put in by students of Vellore Institute of Technology, scientists in Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, IIT-Madras and involvement of PSUs like Semiconductor Complex.


Although the final laptop will come out to be around for $20 due to involvement of some PSU’s and engineering institutes. This very cheap laptop will have 2 GB of expandable memory, fixed internet and working WiFi.

The working prototype of the $10 laptop will be on display in Tirupati on February 3 in the National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology.


useful software's

Mount Live CD Without Rebooting Windows

Linux is some thing which many users of windows like to see and run at least once, so the concept of Linux Live CD came in. But some of us are so lazy or may find the process of rebooting with a Live CD some what more time consuming as it involves the changing the booting priority of drives through BIOS.

MobaLiveCD is a small freeware software which lets you run a Linux Live CD on windows itself with out any rebooting required. This means you can run both windows and linux together with MobaLiveCD


MobaLiveCD allows you to test Live CD just after downloading with out burning to an actual cd and you can avoid rebooting to run the LiveCD

useful software's

Free Low Battery Alarm For Laptop : Battery Alarm

Windows vista does not play any audible sound when your laptop reaches a critical battery level rather it displays a small pop message which most of the people miss many times.

Laptop Battery Alarm is a FREE software which lets you play an audible alert when your laptop battery level drops to specific power level which you can specify. You can also set it to repeat the alarm after every 5 minutes.


As you can see in the image above this small utility sits silently in windows system tray and play notification sound when your laptop battery reaches a critical level.

Laptop Battery Alarm is small easy to use tool, does not require any installation but runs simply by clicking the executable of the program. You can also select a different wav file to play as a notification sound for low battery.

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Download Laptop Battery Alarm

useful software's

See Remaining Notebook Battery Time Display In TaskBar

Almost every person who uses a laptop wants to know about the exact timing of the battery backup remaining on the laptop. Yesterday I was googling for the same and I found this amazing utility called BatteryBar.

BatteryBar is very simple tool which calculates the battery backup time as per the remaining percentage of battery you are left with on your laptop and displays it in the taskbar in the form of battery bar. BatteryBar displays the time left on your battery in hours:minutes format.


BatteryBar does not include any help file or executable associated with it loads few dll and gets embedded with windows explorer.

windows 7

Display Two Time Zones In Windows 7 / Vista

It becomes very important for blogger or a web writer to get an idea about more than one time zones as it is related to posting of articles.

So, if you want to know the time in two time zones without thinking a bit or calculating then you can select to show two time zones both in windows 7 and vista.


When ever you want to see the time in two times zones you have configured in windows just hover your mouse on time on the taskbar.

Let’s see how can you configure to show two time zones

windows 7

Free Custom Aero Theme For Windows 7

Finally the first ever theme for windows 7 is out at by a user alkhan, recently we had written about how to apply custom themes in windows 7 by patching Uxtheme.dll and some other system files of windows 7.

This first ever custom windows 7 theme based on aero diamond also got its name as Aero Diamond Theme for Windows 7. This theme is slightly change to the windows seven theme for vista.


(Image Credit Goes To alkhan)

This theme introduces completely transparent effects like aero in windows 7 with some changes and UI tweaks in explorer in win 7.

iphone tips

Free iPhone 3g Ringtone Maker and Converter

iRinger is a free iPhone 3g ringtone maker and converter application to create ringtones for you iphone 3g and convert them to iphone format.


iRinger lets you create an iphone ringtone from any music file you have or even a from a video file. It also lets export the created ringtone with this application to iTunes directly so you don’t need to “jailbreak” your iphone to have custom ringtone of your favourite songs.