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Puttycm Windows 8

PuttyCM is a multi tabbed ssh/telnet client for Windows OS. Download Putty connection manager Install the above and Windows 8 setup will automatically download the required versions of .Net Framework. When I installed it on my system, it downloaded 2.o initially and then later downloaded version 3.5 also. It requires these versions even though the [...]

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I'm sharing one very useful tip for Outlook users. When you are sending an email to bigger audience, you might not want the recipients to do 'Reply all' on the email. Otherwise it might create lot of spam which the other recipients of the email would not want to receive. And surely you would not [...]

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When we install Windows on a computer, the installation time is recorded in the system. We have multiple ways to find the installation date. Using Systeminfo command Run the below command from Windows command prompt. systeminfo | findstr /C:"Install Date" C:>systeminfo | findstr /C:"Install Date" Original Install Date: 2/16/2013, 2:57:47 PM As you can see [...]

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In Windows7, we can set default media player for opening video/audio files as follows. Click on Start button Search for 'set default' Click 'Set your default programs' in the search result. It displays list of programs. Among the list, select your favorite media player. Click on 'Set this program as default'. Next click on 'Choose [...]

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We can disable Recent items list which shows the list of recently opened files. It can be done in the following way in Windows 7/Vista. Right click on Start button in the task bar Click Properties In the 'Start menu' tab as shown in the picture above, uncheck 'Store and display a list of recently [...]

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Like in XP, Windows 7 also enables offline files feature for redirected folders automatically.  User's explicit action is not required to cache the files of these folders locally. This provides access to the files without any disruption even if the network in down. How to disable offline files for redirected folders in Windows 7? This [...]

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When you open a chm help file, you may see the error 'Navigation to the webpage was cancelled'. This usually happens if you have downloaded the help file from web. The content in the help file gets blocked for security reasons.  I have faced this issue when I was trying to open windows commands reference [...]

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Putty settings

Putty is a popular ssh client for Windows OS. It also supports telnet and rlogin connections. It has many configurable options which are described below. Putty color settings: The default background color is black. If you want to set white background, Go to Window -> colours. Enable 'Use System colors'. You can also modify the [...]

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In Windows 7, we can enable remote desktop as follows.  Open computer properties and click Remote settings. (Or you can execute sysdm.cpl from Run which opens up system properties window. click on Remote tab) select the second check button 'Allow connections from computer running any version of remote desktop' . If the other machine which [...]

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What to do if your disk is filled up and you want to make some free space somehow? Well, this article explains different steps you can do to get more free space. 1. Run disk clean manager. This tool identifies certain categories of files which are least required. You can run your Windows without having [...]

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