Sunday, December 29, 2013

How To Run Application Via Email

You can run the application you have in your computer using the email for the trigger. From anywhere you send email with Subject that already set in the rule of email client software and then when the email received, it will instruct to run the Application.

To set rule for running Application using email, you have to use email client software such as Microsoft Outlook or others.
I am here using Microsoft Outlook 2010 for the Email client software and use email from Gmail.
(to set Gmail using Microsoft Outlook you can see at previous post).

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Setting Gmail IMAP In Outlook 2010

IMAP, Internet Message Access Protocol, is protocol for e-mail retrieval.
Gmail offer this protocol to all Gmail users  free of charge, so they can use email client such as Microsoft Outlook or Thunderbird to access, send or receive their Gmail.

Server for Incoming Mail : IMAP - Requires SSL
Port : 993
Requires SSL :Yes

Server Outgoing Mail : SMTP - Requires TLS
Port: 465 or 587
Requires SSL : Yes
Requires authentication : Yes
Use same settings as incoming mail server

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Solve This map can not be embedded in Google Maps

Google Maps has a menu to share the link of the map that already opened/customized.
The first one is copied directly to the URL address.
The second is for embedded  in a blog post or website.

Especially for the second option, embedding to website, problem often occur where there is a warning:  This map can not be embedded.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Show Header in Gmail

Email header contains tracking information about the email that received,  sender, recipient, subject, time sending/receiving and detail information of mail servers or IP address used.

In Gmail if you want to know the header or detail information about the email that you received :

• Login to your Gmail
• Open the email that you want to see in detail mode
• Click More (small arrow icon, see the figure no.1)

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Keyboard Shortcut For Notepad

Notepad is a common text only editor from Microsoft.
For you who often using Notepad, better to know the keyboard shortcut and using it  to simplify and speed up your work.

Below are the Notepad Keyboard Shortcuts

PurposesKeyboard Shortcut
To copy selected text to the ClipboardCtrl + C
To cut selected text to the ClipboardCtrl + X
To deletes one character after the cursor (to the right)   Delete (Del)
To deletes one character before the cursor (to the left)Backspace
To display helpF1
To find the textCtrl + F
To move the cursor down one lineDown
To move the cursor to the beginning Ctrl + Home
To move the cursor to the beginning at the same lineHome
To move the cursor to the end Ctrl + End
To move the cursor to the end at the same lineEnd
To move the Cursor up one lineUp
To move to the left one wordCtrl + Left
To move to the right one wordCtrl + Right
To paste contents currently on the clipboardCtrl + V
To repeat last searchF3
To replace the textCtrl + H
To scroll down one screenPage Down
To scroll left one screen. (horizontal)Ctrl + PageUp
To scroll right one screen.(horizontal)Ctrl + PageDown
To scroll up one screenPage Up
To start to the new line Enter

Thursday, December 5, 2013

How to Sign out from Twiends

Twiends with address :  is known as the site for increasing your Twitter followers . For those who have not registered and would like to try can register at the above address, is guaranteed to have twitter follower increases .

When you are sign in to Twiends, there is no menu to Sign - out . when the browser is closed and then run/open again , your twiends account status is still sign in.

The way to logout / sign out from Twiends  is by removing the twiends cookies in the browser

For Mozilla Firefox :

• Run Mozilla Firefox . Close Twiends  if still open
• Select  Options Menu
• Select the Privacy tab
• Click  Remove individual cookies

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

How to Set Auto Reply in Outlook 2010

If you are in vacation or you have no time to answer the email in your Ms. Outlook 2010, you can set  automatic reply or auto response or out of office (the same meaning with different name).

To set Automatic reply in Ms Outlook 2010 :
• Go to File Tab
• Click Info
• Choose Automatic Replies.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

How To Know RDP Version in My Windows

RDP is Remote Desktop Protocol, developed by Microsoft which provides  remote access with graphical interface to another computer via network .

In Windows menu, the name is Windows Desktop Connection, located on Accessories, Communications.

To know Remote Desktop Version :

• Run Remote Desktop Connection, from Start Menu --> Accessories. or from Run Command with typing: mstsc

In Windows 8 Metro menu, type : remote , will automatically search and find the Remote Desktop Connection at the left side.

Friday, November 29, 2013

How To Block Website Address

If you want to block a website or blog address, to become it cannot be accessed from your internet browser in your Windows computer, follow the steps below.

• Run Notepad and then open the hosts file, located in the directory : Windows\System32\Drivers\etc
(In Windows 8, click here to run Notepad)

Monday, November 25, 2013

How to Run Notepad as Administrator in Windows 8

In Windows 8, when you edit system files using Notepad, for example you will edit the hosts file, it is necessary to run Notepad as administrator.

To run Notepad as administrator :

• Go to  Metro interface (Press the windows key to move/switch from desktop screen to Metro interface)

• Type in Notepad, it will automatically go to the search menu and Notepad will display on the left side.
• Right click on Notepad

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Folder Options in Windows 8

Location of the Folder Options menu in Windows 8 is different from previous versions of Windows (Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP).

To get to the Folder Options menu in Windows 8
• Open the File Explorer or from the Computer menu

• In the File explorer, go to the View Menu, then click Options

Folder Options window then will appear.

Friday, November 1, 2013

Closing Windows 8 Application

In Windows 8,  when you choose or open another application, you can let the last application handled by Windows to be closed, but for better performance if you don't use that app you can  close manually.

To Close an application in Windows 8

• Using Mouse :
Move the cursor to the top until the cursor change to icon), click and drag the application to the bottom of the screen. then App will close.

• If using the touch screen :

Thursday, October 31, 2013

How To Change Product Key Office 2010

If you already have/buy the product key for Microsoft Office 2010, then you need to activate the product online through the Internet. And if you find no column/field in Ms Office 2010 for entering the product key here in this post is how to resolve.

Sample of error, need to change the product key
How to change the product key ?

Friday, October 25, 2013

No eligible devices for app install when Installing BBM for Android

Now BBM (Blackberry Messenger) application is available for Android, you can go to  Google Play Store to start download and  installing it to your Android device.

Minimal requirement to install BBM (Blackberry Messenger) for Android, the version of Android   must  be Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
At this time when I write this post, some of them  who have Android 4 (ICS) can't install BBM on their device, when go to the link above to download and install BBM, will get the error,   it say : No eligible devices for app install, So What you have to do ?

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

How To Change Product Key Windows 8

When you already have bought a Windows 8, and install it on your computer, the next step is you have to activate the product through the internet.
Or when you need to change the Windows 8 product key because of you need to change the product or want to convert for example from  default setup product key to the Multiple Activation Key, etc,  the problem is you don't find the column for Change the product key on Activation page, from system item in Control Panel menu.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Easy Way To Share File Via Internet

If you want to share files with your friends or anyone else, many service providers on the internet have the sharing file services , such as Google Drive, Dropbox , Sky Drive,  etc. , or you can use email and send it using attachment.

All service providers for the file sharing,  generally require the user to register first for using the services.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

How To Open New Notepad In Windows 8

Many ways to open Notepad in Windows 8,  generally through the Metro Start Screen by typing  Notepad and automatically go to search, and results will appear at the left of the screen , just enter it and then Notepad will open.

Or via the keyboard shortcut Windows+Q , go to Notepad icon or type Notepad in search field.

The ways to open Notepad as above, can't open to the new Notepad, meaning if there is already an open Notepad before, it will go to that Notepad, not to a new Notepad.

Monday, October 7, 2013

How To Know if Website or Blog Has a New Post Without Following Them

If you want to know a blog or website whether has new post, usually you have to become the follower of that blog or website, so if there is a new post, you will be informed by email or other notification.

But not all blogs or websites provide  follower facility, or if they have, may be  you do not want to be a follower of that blog / website, but you want to know the update and know if they have new post.

How do I know if a blog / website has a new post without become the follower?
There is a website called  Visual Website Monitoring, it can be a solution for what you need.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

How to Screenshot Windows 8

How To Take a Screenshot in Windows 8.

Windows 8 has better and easier to take a screenshot. Besides can save/copy to the clipboard (in order to paste to the image/picture editor, or paste on Word processor like Ms Word ),  In Windows 8 the result of screenshot is also directly saved  in the Picture folder\screenshot.

To take screenshot on Windows 8 :

• Open application, window or area you want to take a snapshot
• To Only copy to the clipboard, Press Print Screen key (Prnt Scrn).  Then paste to picture editor (MS Paint, or other picture editor), also can paste to  Ms Office).

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Making Timer Using Notepad

You can make a timer using Notepad with simple code. Paste the code below to your Notepad, save as a bat file, open the Run Command and execute the bat file. Timer is ready.

here is the code :

@echo off
color 0a
timeout 60
goto 1

Timer unit is in seconds, change the red number you want

Friday, September 27, 2013

How To Solve Outlook Can't Open or Save The Mail Attachment

This post how to solve a problem with Microsoft Outlook, where user cannot open or save the mail attachment.

When you click to open the attachment file, the file can not be opened and there is a warning like this :
Can not create file ... Right - click the folder you want to create the file in , and then click Properties on the shortcut menu to check your permissions for the folder.

When  you try to save-as the attachment file, files can not be saved, and there is a warning as below :
Can not save the attachment . Can not create file : ... Right - click the folder you want to create the file in , and then click Properties on the shortcut menu to check your permissions for the folder .

Thursday, September 19, 2013

How to Delete Chat Conversation On Blackberry WhatsApp

Deleting archieves or chat history on Blackberry  is one of the ways to keep good performance of your Blackberry device, including chat conversations or history on WhatsApp application.

To remove or delete  the Blackberry WhatsApp chat conversations or history/archive, there are two ways :
1. Directly  by deleting on every line of chat
2. From setting menu and delete all chat conversations / history.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

How to Disable Widget / Gadget In Blogger Particular page or Post

Currently there is no special menu in Blogger to disable or deactivate a gadget / widget in the particular page or blog post, but you can do a little trick, edit the html code with easy.

• Give a name/title  of the gadget which you want to set, ( to make easy searching)
• Go to the Template menu, then select Edit HTML
• Click on the html area, press Ctrl + F to display the search column, then type/write the title, hit Enter key to start searching.
• Find the code below. The codes write in color (red and blue)  are the code that you have to add

Monday, September 2, 2013

How to Change Default Program to Open Picture File In Windows 8

By default in Windows 8 when we explorer image files (jpg, png, bmp, etc) then we open / double click, the image file will be opened by the default program called  Photos.

I think using photos take a longer time when loading, and can't click next or back to others picture directly from viewer, so I decide to change this default program, from photos to Windows Photo Viewer.

Thursday, August 29, 2013

How to Add Slot in HP Data Protector

HP Data Protector is a software from Hewlett-Packard for auto backup and recovery, for file system or data base. Support media disk storage or tape storage targets.

In the HP Data Protector 6 with HP Auto Loader (for tape storage),  when you want to add  new slot, follow the steps :

• Open HP Data Protector Manager

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Make Online Timer Using Google

Not only for searching, you can use Google search engine to have an online timer. Set time what you want  on google search column, automatically timer up and count, then alarm/sound will be generated if  the time is up.

• Open Google on your browser
• Type time what you want on search column, for example you want to make timer for 1 hour and 30 minutes

type:     timer for 1 hour 30 minutes

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Uninstall Windows 8 from Dual boot With Windows 7

If you have Windows 7 and Windows 8 on your computer with dual boot (dual partitions, each partition for each windows), and now you decide to uninstall/remove Windows 8 and will use only Windows 7 for future, What must you do?
You have to do the simple trick.

First, you need a  boot manager software, I am using tool/software named :  Easy BCD, go to to download.
If you already have other boot manager, you can use it.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Function Of Mouse Scroll Wheel Button

Of course everyone knows the computer mouse, it is used for  pointing, clicking, dragging, and scrolling.

Computer Mouses that existed at this time, beside have buttons for left click and right click also have button on their scrolling wheel, that have a special function.

Monday, July 29, 2013

How To Remove Delta Search From Mozilla Firefox

If you want to remove Delta Toolbar and Delta Search Engine  from your Mozilla Firefox browser, follow the steps below :

To Remove Delta Toolbar 
• Open the Mozilla Firefox browser
• Select the Add-ons menu

Monday, July 22, 2013

How to Know Which Framework Installed on My Computer ?

The easy way to know which versions of the .NET Framework are installed on your Windows computer.
Go to RUN Command (press Windows logo +R )
Type :    %systemroot%\Microsoft.NET\Framework then click OK or hit Enter 

The easy way to know which versions of the .NET Framework are installed on your Windows computer.
Go to RUN Command (press Windows logo +R )
Type :    %systemroot%\Microsoft.NET\Framework then click OK or hit Enter 

Friday, July 19, 2013

How To Set/Enter ESX 4 License key via VClient

When you decided to not entering the License key when installing the VMware vSphere ESX 4.0 or 4.1, because you still didn't have, or you were trying the trial of the ESX. You can  add the license key next time through  VMware VClient.

Where is menu for entering the license key of  VMware ESX 4 through VClient?
• Click on the  host (IP)
• Go to Configuration tab
• Click Licensed Features (in the Software area)

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 On Esx 4

Windows 8 and Windows server 2012 will not work on Vmware ESX 4.0/4.1 until you do a little trick like on this post.
If you are using Vmware ESX 4 (4.0  or 4.1) and  want to have / install windows 8 or Windows 2012 Virtual machine on it but  you still don't decide to have VMware vSphere 5, (because only on vsphere 5, windows 8 and windows server 2012 can be created). fortunately you still be able to have Windows 8 / server 2012 on Vmware vsphere 4  with a little trick.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

How To Show Run As Different User Menu In Windows

Ms. Windows has  facility to run an application using a different user. With this menu  we will be able to access the applications that need other user authority without login using it's username. The menu called : Run as different user

To display the menu Run as different user::

Friday, June 7, 2013

How to Remove Space in Notepad

Notepad is a text editor from Microsoft, and every version of Windows has  it.
Notepad is a common text only (plain text) editor. we can use it for simple note, programming or others.

When you work with notepad, and need to remove the space/s :
Press Ctrl + H 
In the column Find what, fill with Space
Replace with:  none (leave blank)

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

How to Complete Shutdown In Windows 8

Windows 8 has new innovation for shut down the computer called Hybrid Shut down which built from combination of traditional cold boot and resuming from hibernate.
Using this hybrid system, make the computer fast in boot time.

But for some reasons,  if you need  back to classic and want to have complete shutdown, follow this steps :

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

How to Solve Error 0x8007007B When Activate Windows 8

If you get the  error : 0x8007007B when trying to activate Windows 8, it is caused the product key is invalid.
This will happen, because during Windows installing process you didn't asked for entering the product key, and when activating will get this 0x8007007B error code.

So, before activating the Windows you have to change the valid product key you already purchased.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Hyperterminal in Windows 8

How to enable hyperterminal in Windows 8?.
Windows 8 doesn't have the hyper terminal menu, but we can still run this classic communication tool with simple/easy trick.

Hyperterminal is small application/tool  that can you use  for telnet, connect to other computers, connect to peripherals,  bulletin board systems (BBSs),etc, that  connections are made using a modem, or an Ethernet connection.

To  get Hyperterminal in Windows 8 :

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Recent Document in Windows 8

Same as Windows 7, at default Windows 8 has no Recent Document /Recent items Menu in the Start Menu Program. It is not a problem because we can get the recent with very easy way.

How to go to Recent Document / recent items :
Press Windows logo + R at the same time, then Run Command menu will appear.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Shut Down Button In Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 has a new look, different from previous Windows server (Windows server 2003 and Windows Server 2008). It has a better and dynamic view and the menus are different  including the Start Button, and Power Button.

If you want to disconnect, shutdown or restart the server,  go to the Power button

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How To Show All Applications and Menu In Windows 8

Compared with the previous Windows (Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7), Windows  8 has different way to access the Start Menu Programs.

It has a new touch user interface and shell based on Microsoft's Metro design, featuring a new Start Screen with a grid of dynamically updating tiles that represent applications.

In the standard display, not all Application shortcut appear , only the main Application.
To show All Start Menu Program in Windows 8 :

Saturday, May 18, 2013

How To Clear/ Remove Saved Password in Windows

If you have saved / stored password in Windows, for example password for network file sharing or printer sharing, and now you want to remove it because  you don't need it again, or if the resource password is already changed so that you need to change the password to still be able to connect to that resource.

In shared folder, if the password is already changed but in your windows still have the old password, of course you will have an error message and cannot connect to the resources, so you need to edit  the password.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

How To Connect Two Computers Using LAN Cable

If you have two computers and you want that each computer can communicate to another for data sharing, printer sharing, internet sharing, Intranet Application, 2 players game, etc, you can do using UTP / LAN Cable if in  each  computer has an ethernet card (LAN / NIC Card)

Computer to computer connection

At the moment, almost every computer has an Ethernet Card (NIC Card / LAN card).

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Cross Configuration For LAN Cable

Cross-over configuration on  UTP (unshielded twisted pair) cable for  LAN (Local Area Network) can be explained by figure below:
Cross over schema in UTP Cable

Thursday, May 9, 2013

How To Build LAN / Network Cable by Myself

We can create or build standard network cable / LAN (Local Area Network), that use Rj-45 Connector.
It's not difficult to build.

The tool what we need is  the Crimping Tool. We can buy it from computer network accessories store. Now the price is various from expensive to very cheap price.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

How To Know Where is The Location of Shared Folders in Windows

If you shared  folder/s in your LAN (Local Area Network) for giving the access to other computers , and you forget where is the location of the shared folder, (we need to know the location of the shared folder for example when we want to make the folder back to be not shared ).

In the Ms Windows, network shared folder can be accessed by typing the \\ before computer name or IP address in the RUN command or Windows explorer address bar,  for example in my network, in my RUN Command  I write \\ then click OK.

Sunday, April 14, 2013

How to Check / Test Computer Power Supply (ATX)

One of the main components in the computer device is a Power Supply, without a power supply, computer would not be able to work.

When a desktop computer has a problem, for example, can't be started, hang, or always restarting itself frequently, it can be caused by many reasons, one of which could be due to power supply that has a problem / damaged, and must be replaced with new one.

Monday, March 18, 2013

How To Convert Outlook Notes To be Text Files

In this post i will tell you how to change, convert, or export Outlook Notes to become  Text/txt (notepad) files.

Below are the steps :
Create a new folder  in the local drive, for example in drive C  with the name of folder is notes

Monday, February 25, 2013

How to Set Mini Camera Time

This Post will tell you how to set the time of Mini / Spy Camera

Since the time (Year, Date and Hour) will be shown on the video or photos output, then the time setting would be correct.

Here's how the setting:
Connect the mini camera to the computer using USB data cable

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Forget Macbook Administrator Password

You are not alone if you ever forget your password, anyone can forget the password.
If you are the owner of the computer, one thing you must have and keep is an administrator password.

In this post, i will tell you the way to reset  Macbook administrator password if you forget it.

This trick is to create the new administrator account, so after creating this new administrator, you can manage other accounts.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Solve Display Resolution Problem Windows 8 in Netbook

Windows 8 has a new look, displaying application menu on the screen, with attractive colors, named Start Screen.

But the Start Screen is not working to run the Applications on Windows 8 when the computer screen resolution below 1024 x 768 pixels.

Netbooks generally have a resolution of 1024 x 600 (below the minimum requirements of Windows 8), and when you try to raise the resolution, you can't do, because it is already in maximum.
In order to increase screen resolution in Windows 8 netbook, there is a trick,
follow the steps below :

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Shut Down Menu In Windows 8

To turn off a computer, you have to go to shutdown menu, you can't  disconnect it directly from the electric power source(desktop computer),  otherwise, if you are not lucky, you will get your data lost, corrupt in file, or even computer will not work at all.

Many things are different between Windows 7 and Windows 8, one is the way to shutdown the computer.

To Shutdown Windows 8
• Move your mouse cursor to the upper right corner, or you can use Windows(logo)+C (on the keyboard), then will appear the menu at the right side.
• Choose the Setting logo

Sunday, January 6, 2013

How to Add / Invite friend in BBM using Barcode

Maybe some of you are Blackberry users, haven't known how to add or  invite BBM (Blackberry Messenger) contact  using PIN Barcode, without having to give/mention the PIN number. (PIN is Personal Identification Number, every blackberry device has it,  written in  eight characters in hexa decimal format).

Invite using PIN Barcode, the 1st blackberry device showing its Pin Barcode, and the 2nd blackberry device will scan that  barcode using its camera, and automatically will add the contact.

Another difference if invite/add contact  using  PIN barcode is :  friend directly added to the contact list without notice, so there is no notification for you whether  will be accepted or rejected. because it will be automatically accepted.

Here's how to add BBM contact using PIN Barcode

Thursday, January 3, 2013

How To Open Battery on Sony Vaio VPCSA36GG

We can't see the battery on Laptop Sony Vaio S Series VPCSA36GG, because the battery is put inside the laptop/notebook.

We need to open the battery not only when the battery must be replaced with  new one. We need to open because some errors in laptop need to disconnect and reconnect the battery to resolve the problem

To open the battery for Sony Vaio S Series VPCSA36GG
• Turn off the laptop
• Open the cover (at the bottom ),
  Use the screw driver to open two screws (see the figure),

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

How to Resolve Long Time Booting on Toshiba Portege R500

I have Toshiba laptop  Portege R500, for about 2 years it was Ok and no problem happen. But after 2 years   it had a problem, when turned power on, it took a long time in BIOS ( about 5 minutes) before loading the operating system (Windows).

Now the problem is solved. Cause is error in DVD Drive, I have not decided to look for the new DVD drive, i did to disconnect the DVD from the laptop,  it doesn't matter for me without the CD/DVD R-RW drive.

If you have the same problem with your Portege R500, maybe this can solve your problem too.