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iphone tips

Free Flv To iPhone Converter

I have been searching on web for a free flv to iPhone converter for some days after i got a new iPhone 3g this month. After googling a lot I got to plenty of them but they were either generalised video converter and i want a specific type of free converter software to convert the downloaded youtube flv videos to iphone video (MP4) format.

Finally, I found a free dedicated flv to iphone converter which is quite good as per quality which you can select in between three low,standard and high quality. More over you can select to convert flv to iPhone or mp3 format.

Note: Nothing comes free, although it is a free software which comes bundled with with ask.com toolbar which you can set not to install at the time of installation.

At the time of installation you need to unclick the following options if you don’t want to install Ask.com toolbar.

  • I accept the license agreement and want to install and enable the ask toolbar
  • Enable address bar search feature
  • Set my home page to ask.com

(as shown in the image below)

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After complete installation you can easily convert one or more flv videos to iphone format, you can also select to get mp3 out of your flv videos.

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tips & tricks

Single Shortcut To Launch Multiple Programs

There could be some programs on your computer which you use quite often in your day to day work, so you may have the shortcuts for all these programs which you click one by one when to launch them.

single-shortcut-multiple-programs 

However you can tweak a little to launch all these programs in one time double click or via single shortcuts as compared to clicking different shortcuts to launch these programs.

Yet again there are two ways to do this one is the geeky way out with which you don not need any additional software to do this and other is by using a free utility called Utility Launcher

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vista hacks

Save / Restore Desktop Layout

Some times you may spend so much time while arranging your desktop icons and by any reason if you change the desktop resolution the icons changes their positions on the desktop and then you need to rearrange them.

Rearranging the icons again is time consuming and tiring task but you can avoid this by tweaking windows to save the desktop icon layout i.e the positions of your desktop icons.

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Saving and then restoring the saved icons layout is all related to registry tweak and adding some system files in c:\windows\system32 folder. But don’t worry if you don’t want play with windows registry or windows system files, you how can you do this just by using a FREE utlity called Icon Restore.

We will also include the geeky way which will tell you how can you do this through registry editing and adding some system files.

Let’s discuss both the ways to save / restore desktop icons layout.

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windows 7

Tweak Windows 7

Windows 7 beta has been released recently, we had already written some articles on how to patch uxtheme.dll in windows 7 to apply custom themes and how can you hide the annoying action center messages, Today we are going tell you how can you tweak windows 7.

Sette_Maxer

SetteMaxer is the first windows 7 tweaking tool which lets you tweak windows 7 through various registry tweaks very easily and safely without touching windows 7 registry.

Let’s see what all you can tweak in windows 7 with SetteMaxer

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useful software's

End Inactive Tasks On Your Computer

JustCloseSomeTasks is a small FREE utility which lets you close inactive tasks running on your computer and lets you free up the taskbar space.

It so simple to use as it automatically list up all the tasks which are in opened state but inactive, out of which you can select which ones you want to end.

Just_Close_Some_Tasks  

With JustCloseSomeTasks you can save the taskbar space and free up the memory portion and CPU being utilised by these inactive tasks.

It also lets you configure hot keyboard shortcut to launch the application and can be run automatically on windows startup.

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windows 7

Use Custom / MSStyles Themes In Windows 7 | UxTheme Patch for Windows 7

Windows 7 beta is finally released from microsoft by default windows 7 already provide some themes bundled with the new release of windows 7 Beta.

But as you may get bored with the default themes in windows 7 you can try lot more new themes, sidebar gadgets and wallpapers on this official link form Microsoft.

windows-7-wallpapers

All these themes, wallpapers and gadgets are from Microsoft which are digitally signed but what if you want to install a custom designed theme just like you do in windows xp.

In Windows XP and Vista you can install custom or MSStyles themes by patching Uxtheme.dll (theme manager) by UxTheme Patcher for Vista SP1 and XP SP2.

Similarly you can use UxTheme Patcher for Windows 7 which allows you to patch Uxtheme.dll and two other related files which you will need to patch to install cool looking custom or MSStyles themes in windows 7.

Let’s see how can you patch Uxtheme.dll in windows 7

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useful software's

Desktops: Get Virtual Desktops On Windows

Desktops is FREE utlity which allows you organise your applications in between four multiple desktops, this is the first virtual desktop tool released my Microsoft.

desktops-tray-switch-window

Desktops uses separate windows desktop objects for each virtual desktop and easy switching in between them with easy shortcuts key you define at the time of launching the application.

If you have not defined any shortcuts for these virtual desktops then by default you can switch in between the desktop by pressing alt+1 for the first desktop, alt+2 for the second desktop and so on till the 4th desktop.

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windows 7

Download Free Windows 7 Codec Packs

After installing windows 7 Beta on your computer you might face some error while playing some formats of video in windows 7 media payer and in media center.

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However windows 7 Beta comes with some more additional codec’s bundled with it like DIVX, H.264 video and AAC audio, but still multimedia files cannot be played in windows 7 with out installing the right codec’s, so you can play any Divx or MP4 video. Windows 7 Beta has windows media player 12 and media center which cannot play most of the formats of video with out installing the codec packs.

So,  we are going to list all the codec packs available on the web to resolve the video not playing problem in windows 7.