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internet hacks & tips

Check whether an email id is valid or not

It happens some times when you may want to check whether a email id on which you want to send an important mail exists or not.

The most simple method would be to send a test mail first and check if you receive a failure mail delivery receipt, but sometimes you can’t even send a test email as the email id could be of your boss or someone whom you may not feel comfortable sending test email to test the email id validity.

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There has been some methods to check whether a email id is a valid email id, found two methods to check the validity of email if of them useful, easy and fast.

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tips & tricks

Close all opened applications in one go with Close All Windows

Sometimes you may feel like, closing all the opened applications in one go as all these applications has already slow down your system and you may be working for long hours and may not have the energy to close all these applications on one by one.

Close All Windows is free application which is best for this kind of situation, it is quite program as it does eat up system resources like memory or processor because it flashes for a second.

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Close All flashes a close signal to all the opened programs and windows, you can also set a hotkey to close all application in one go with close all.

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tips & tricks

View List of all opened files with OpenedFilesView

It happens many times when you try to delete a file but got a message that the file cannot be deleted as it is under use by any other program.

OpenedFilesView displays the list of all opened files on your computer, not only this the handle value, read / write / delete access file position and also list the processes that is using this file.

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OpenedFilesView also lets you close one or more opened files by closing the processes that are using that file.

Let’s see how useful OpenedFilesView can be and how to use it.

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firefox tips & tricks

Export and Import your firefox bookmarks to internet explorer

I have been using firefox for a long time but some times, I need to use internet explorer for some purposes but always missed the my firefox bookmarks in firefox and after I started using firefox 3 it becomes more difficult to play with firefox bookmarks.

But Yesterday, I found a free utility 🙂 called FavTool which can convert the firefox bookmarks ( used by firefox ) into Microsoft Internet Explorer and vice versa also.

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It lets you import your firefox bookmarks as internet explorer favourites or export your internet explorer favourites as bookmarks in firefox.

Let’s see how can you use FavTool to export firefox bookmarks as favourites in internet explorer.

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tips & tricks

Delete your sensitive files permanently with UltraShredder

There are some instances when you may want to delete a specific file from your computer permanently so that no one can access that file even after using any method to recover that file.

UltraShredder is a small freeware program which deletes any sensitive file which you specify and prevents its recovery by overwriting them with random characters.

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You will need to add files which you want to shred or permanently delete from your system by dragging the files on the UltraShredder window and press Shred! button to shred that file.

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proxy tips & tricks

Access blocked web sites and browse anonymously with OperaTor

Browsing web has become one of the most potential issue when it comes to using public computers, as when you use a public computer for browsing internet it leads to privacy issue for you.

OperaTor such a software which bundles Opera Browser + Tor and Privoxy together, which allows you surf the web anonymously.

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Using OperaTor browser you can be sure of leaving no traces behind on public terminals like library, internet cafe etc.

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chrome tips & tricks

Download Safari theme for google chrome

There has been lot of buzz going to google chrome these days, everyone wants to use google chrome as it quite fast and has a better look and feel as compared to old bored interfaces of firefox and internet explorer.

Previous we posted about how can you get firefox theme for google chrome, today we have come up with new safari theme for google chrome.

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Safari theme for google chrome not only change the look and feel but also the shape of the tabs in google chrome.

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internet hacks & tips

By pass download limit and restrictions with Download at Work

I have received lots of questions from my friends who want to download various types of files but they see a message files is blocked at their office due to firewall restrictions.

Many corporate offices setup firewall and other networking monitoring applications to restrict the download of certain types of filetypes, some times restrictions are imposed on the size of the file to be downloaded, as they limit the maximum size of the file that can be downloaded.

Download At Work is one such free tool which lets you download any blocked file types at your office, download at work is quite easy to use.

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Let’s see how to use Download At Work to download blocked blocked file types.