PC Media Antivirus (PCMAV) 1.91

January 6, 2009

Download link: http://rapidshare.com/files/175666155/PCMAV-1.91.zip
Update Build 2: http://www.ziddu.com/downloadfile/3045010/PCMAV-1.91-Update-B2.zip.html

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How to Embed Music in a PowerPoint Presentation

December 19, 2008
  1. In PowerPoint, highlight the slide where you want the music to start.
  2. From the menu, choose:

    INSERT > MOVIES AND SOUNDS > SOUND FROM FILE

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  3. Browse in dialog box to choose music file. Answer “Do you want your sound to play automatically in the slide show?”
  4. You will see a sound icon on your slide. Reposition icon.

    Powerpointsound02.jpg

  5. To adjust playback options, right-click sound icon and choose CUSTOM ANIMATION. Choose EFFECT OPTION from drop-down list.

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  6. PowerPoint will automatically embed supported sound files up to 100K in size. Files larger than the default setting will be linked, not embedded.
  7. To increase the default to 50,000K in size, choose:

    TOOLS > OPTIONS

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  8. In the OPTIONS dialog box, select the GENERAL tab. Change 100 Kb to any number up to 50,000 Kb. Click OK.

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  9. Files larger than the selected size will be linked, not embedded. You must copy linked files with your presentation file to transport your presentation. Embedded sound files are part of your presentation file.

Print Cells to Every Page in Microsoft Excel

November 23, 2008

You may wondering how to create title which able to be shown in every page (not Header).

Here we go..

  1. Click View –> Page Break Preview. Now your active sheet is now divided onto pages.
    Drag blue border line to customize your print area.
  2. Click File –> Page Setup from the menu, clicking the Sheet tab, and telling Excel which row and column titles you want to appear at the top and/or left of every printed page.
  3. Click File–>Print Preview.
  4. Tada! Now you got what do you want.

Good luck and have a nice Excel. 😉


Hide / Add / Embed your secret files in JPG

October 14, 2008

This the simplest in steganography form (but without any advance protection such as password). But, very tricky way.. 😉

How to doing this?

In Windows:
1. Gather the file you wish to bind, and the image file, and place them in a folder. For example I will be using D:\Celly The image we will be using an example will be mylove.jpg
2. Add the file/files you will be injecting into the image into a WinRar .rar or .zip. From here on this will be referred to as (truelove.rar)
3. Open command prompt by going to Start > Run > cmd
4. In Command Prompt, navigate to the folder where your two files are by typing cd D:\Celly
5. Type copy /b mylove.jpg + truelove.rar ourlove.jpg

In Linux:
I assume that you have understand about path system. Then, just type cat mylove.jpeg truelove.rar > ourlove.jpeg

In order to view/extract your file

In Windows:
1 Change the file extension from ourlove.jpg to ourlove.rar, then open and your file is there
2. Leave the file extension as is, right click, open with WinRar and your file is there..

In Linux:
Simply type this: unrar e ourlove.jpeg

This is a good example: http://img153.imageshack.us/img153/3742/testrj6.jpg

Enjoy! 😉


Change localhost to Your Own Domain

October 2, 2008


If you ever thought to change localhost to yourdomain.com, then everything you need is just by following this steps:

  1. Edit C:/WINDOWS/system32/drivers/etc/host
  2. Add your wishes:

    127.0.0.1 localhost
    127.0.0.1 yourdomain.com

  3. Edit C:/Program Files/xampp/apache/conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf
  4. Add these to the last lines:

    NameVirtualHost localhost:80
    <VirtualHost localhost:80>
    DocumentRoot e:/xampp/htdocs
    ServerName localhost
    </VirtualHost>

    NameVirtualHost yourdomain.com:80
    <VirtualHost yourdomain.com:80>
    DocumentRoot e:/xampp/htdocs/yourdomain
    ServerName yourdomain.com
    </VirtualHost>

  5. Restart your Apache.
  6. Now try to browse http://yourdomain.com

Good luck 😉


Prevent and Remove Microsoft Outlook Duplicates

August 22, 2008

This page contains answers to common problems about Microsoft Outlook duplicates, where they come from, and how to avoid them. All of the information contained pertains to Microsoft Outlook, not Outlook Express. To find out more, including the differences between Outlook and Outlook Express and how to find out which one you use, see our general FAQ.

This page is broken up into two parts, how to prevent the duplicates from occurring in the first place and how to clean up the duplicates.

Prevention

Many things cause duplicates to appear, including synchronization with Palms, Blackberrys, or Pocket PC PDAs, restoring Exchange public folders from backups, using Netfolders, incorrect Outlook rules and many other reasons. Preventing them from occurring in the future is the first step to eradicating them.

1. How to stop receiving duplicate email messages
2. How to prevent sending duplicate email messages
3. How to prevent seeing duplicate names when viewing the “Select Names” window after clicking “To:”
4. How to prevent duplicate appointments

Removal

Removal is the second step to eradicating the duplicates. Once you are sure that no more duplicates will be created, you can use these methods to clean up the duplicates.

1. How to remove Outlook duplicates, including email, contacts, appointments, and tasks
2. How to remove duplicate Outlook Today and Personal Folders
3. How to remove duplicate Outlook address book entries
4. How to remove duplicate holidays
5. How to remove duplicates due to Netfolders

Prevention
1. How to stop receiving duplicate email messages

There are a few things you can check to stop duplicate email messages.

Start by checking Rules to be sure that copies are not being made to the Inbox, and make sure that all your rules end in “Stop Processing” actions.

Then check the task manager to be sure that there is only one instace of Outlook running. Two instances of outlook.exe running can produce two messages arriving at the same time. You will need to then determine why two instances of Outlook were running in the first place.

Another thing you can do is to delete/remove ALL your e-mail accounts and recreate them. This worked for some people.

Also, if your running Outlook XP, be sure that you are at service pack 2 or later. You can tell if you need to upgrade at Microsoft Product Updates.

Finally, another person had this happen when he had two e-mail accounts set up – using two e-mail addresses, but the same POP3 incoming and same SMTP outgoing. What happened is that the second account was getting the e-mails from the POP3 server before they were actually deleted after the first account was finished. If this is the problem you can disable the receive on the second account. There is a Microsoft article explaining the problem more thoroughly at http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=284404.

2. How to prevent sending duplicate email messages

Sending multiple email messages can be the result of Norton Anti-Virus and Outlook combined. Apparently when Norton scans outgoing emails it may send it out twice. The quick fix is to change the Norton properties to not scan outgoing messages, but you may want to consult the Symantec Knowledge Base about your software.
3. How to prevent seeing duplicate names when viewing the “Select Names” window after clicking “To:”

What you may be seeing is an entry for an email address and one for business fax numbers. This is because Outlook considers fax numbers as “valid transport addresses”. You can prevent these duplicate names from appearing by prepending “Fax:” before the number in the contact. This has the effect of preventing Outlook from seeing the fax number as a valid transport address, so you only get one name (the email address). This technique is useful…

[Editor’s note: Shameless self promotion warning]
…if you have too many contacts to process, and you can either export them all to Excel, change the numbers, then import them back, or you can use our Hide Fax Numbers add-in to process them all. The add-in has recently been updated to automatically process the fax numbers in contacts as you add them.

In addition, there may be other solutions that exist. See the Resources page for more information about these solutions.

4. How to prevent duplicate appointments

Check to see if you have more than one Outlook running. Having more than one Outlook process running while synchronizing can lead to duplicate appointments. To see if you have more than one running, quit Outlook, open the Task Manager and go to the processes tab. Once there, click once on the “Name” column to sort alphabetically, then look for “Outlook.exe”. If it’s listed there, then highlight it and click on “End Process”. Some people report finding up to four copies of Outlook running using this method. You should be able to resume your synchronization after performing this step.

Duplicate appointments can also be created by accepting a meeting request in Outlook Web Access. See the Microsoft knowledge base article titled “A duplicate appointment item is created when a user accepts a meeting request in Outlook Web Access” for more information about this.

Removal
1. How to remove Outlook duplicates, including email, contacts, appointments, and tasks
If you have just a few duplicates, it may be easiest to manually remove them. For emails, this is no problem but for any other Outlook item it is easiest to view the items in a table view, then select the duplicates, then delete them.

To accomplish this, go to View…By Category (or “By” anything really). This gets the view into a mode you can work with. Click either names or subjects (or any shown field) in the column header (in the gray area) to gather similar items together. You can then delete all the duplicates you find.

[Editor’s note: Another shameless self promotion warning]
Sperry Software offers 8 different Outlook duplicate eliminators, including a bundle package comprising all 8 for one price. We are aware of cheaper and sometimes free solutions to resolve duplicates (see the Resources page). However, it is our hope that you will support us by purchasing our products so that we can continue to maintain useful pages like this one.

2. How to remove duplicate Outlook Today and Personal Folders

There are three things you can try:

1) Right click on the folder and select “Close”.

2) Close Outlook, then right click Outlook Icon on the desktop. Select Properties, select Data Files. Remove the links to the backup .pst file.

3) Under the folder named HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles\Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings you will have a series of folders with long hexadecimal numbers. Two of the folder will point to your *.pst file. You will next to export one of them (Registry | Export registry) and then delete the exported hexadecimal folder. Start Outlook, if it is fubar. Close outlook and import the registry file you just exported. Export the other hexadecimal folder and delete it. Start Outlook again.

If this is too scary, you can do this.

1) Export the folder named HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles\Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings

2) Delete the folder named HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles\Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings

3) Go to the folder named HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles\

4) On the right, delete the value named: (Default Profile) “Microsoft Outlook Internet Settings”

Now you can start Outlook. Outlook will start like it is in a first run condition and you will have to open your old *.pst file via a File | Open | Personal Folders. Select View | Folder List. Right click on Personal Folders (the one that doesn’t have Outlook Today next to it) and select properties. Near the bottom is a checkbox to have mail delivered to this set of folders, check it. Restart Outlook and you’re all set.

In addition, see this Microsoft Knowledge Base article “OL2000: Duplicates of Outlook Today and the Folder List Appear in Outlook”

3. How to remove duplicate Outlook address book entries

In Tools…Addressbook you may have to pick from a list that looks like this:

Outlook Address Book
Contacts
Contacts
Contacts
Contacts

Where only the last one has any contacts.

The way to remove this condition is to go to Tools…Email Accounts…Directories…View or Change. Select your Outlook Address Book service, then change. On the next page, delete the first 3 contacts folders that appear. Close and restart Outlook and they should be gone.

4. How to remove duplicate holidays

Highlight the calendar, go to View…By Category and look at the Holiday category, then manually select and delete the duplicates.

This Microsoft Knowledge Base article may also help: How to Add and Delete Holidays in the Calendar.

5. How to remove duplicates due to Netfolders

Netfolders has been known to cause bugs and the feature has been taken out of Microsoft Outlook 2002. The only suggestion received so far has been to try deleting the net folders share and recreating it.
More Information From Microsoft

How to Clean Up Duplicate References to the Same .pst File
Multiple Personal Address Book Imports Cause Duplicates
Importing a Personal Distribution List from PAB May Cause Duplicate Contacts

Sperry Software would like to thank these Outlook MVPs without whom this page would not exist. In case you don’t know, MVPs are volunteers that spend time on various newsgroups, forums and web sites donating their time and knowledge to helping people overcome their difficulties with Outlook.

There are many kinds of MVPs, and the official MVP web site has more information, and many MVPs have their FAQs stored at http://www.mvps.org.

  • Vince Averello
  • Jocelyn Fiorello
  • Sue Mosher
  • Diane Poremsky
  • Ken Slovak
  • Milly Staples
  • Russ Valentine

Source: http://www.sperrysoftware.com/Outlook/Outlook-Duplicates.asp


Create a Shortcut or Hotkey for the Safely Remove Hardware Dialog

June 29, 2008

If you often use removable USB devices like a flash drive, you are probably already familiar with the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon that sits in the system tray. The problem for many people is that the icon is tiny, and clicking it just right to bring up the menu is a pain. Can’t we just make a shortcut to bring up the dialog?

Of course you can, and it’s really quite easy. Easier than trying to click the tiny icon in the tray, at least…

Create a Shortcut to the Safely Remove Hardware Dialog

Right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose New \ Shortcut:

Then paste in the following into the location box:
RunDll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll

Give it a name, and you’ll have a shortcut icon…

…that will pull up the Safely Remove Hardware dialog.

Assign a Shortcut Key

If you want to assign a shortcut key to this dialog, you can right-click the icon and open the properties dialog, then go to the Shortcut tab.

Add in the shortcut key and close the dialog. As long as the shortcut is on your desktop you shouldn’t have to restart anything for the hotkey to work. You can also move the shortcut to another folder, for instance your quick launch bar.

Tip: If you add the shortcut to the Windows Vista quick launch bar, you can use the built-in hotkeys instead of bothering to assign one manually.