Monthly Archives: December 2005

Cool free net utilities compilation

Some really cool net utilities… http://www.techsupportalert.com/best_46_free_utilities.htm Completely free utitilities… stuff like anti-Virus software to aDigital Photo Organizer, Free Download manager etc. Advertisements

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Nokia 6630 Phone codes

I was passed this interesting series of codes for my Nokia 6630 phone. PLEASE BE CAREFUL WHILE USING THESE CODES AS SOME OF THEM COULD DAMAGE YOUR PHONE DATA.   *#0000#  to find out firmware version and more information.*#06#   to … Continue reading

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Using Windows Mobile 5.0 API’s on Older Devices

Windows Mobile 5.0 introduces a number of interesting new API’s. However what I was wondering is if you can use them on older devices. The Channel 9 Windows Mobile Developers Wiki had a small and interesting post on the topic. … Continue reading

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VPC… optimization to do before you run a VPC

Clemens a RD colleague, listed a set of services which he typically shuts off before running a VPC. I found that list pretty useful. Put it in a cmd file before starting a VPC. A List of services which you can stop … Continue reading

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Hotmail Safe list tip

Hotmail often is choc a block with a host of junk email. Sometimes it identifies genuine mail as junk which is a pain. The default option is to add a single email id to your safe list so that future … Continue reading

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Team System resources

An RD colleague posted a good list of Visual Studio Team System resources…   Team Tester documentation: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms243146(en-US,VS.80).aspx Webcasts: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/teamsystem/community/webcasts/ Videos: http://teamsystemrocks.com/tutorials/ Richard Hundhausen wrote a great Team System overview book: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0735621853/qid=1134561265/sr=2-3/ref=pd_bbs_b_2_3/002-3217020-4616002?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

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Defragmentation

I finally just had to defragment my machine. It’s a decent sized machine with about 1.5 Gb of RAM and 80GB of HD space. Running virtual machines via VPC was becoming tougher. Once I degragmented it using the normal system … Continue reading

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