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Print only what you want with HP Smart Web Printing

In Browser, Download, HowTo, Tips N Tricks, Tools on January 7, 2009 at 11:38 pm

You should read this article at to know about a fantastic tool that helps you save the environment by reducing the paper usage by printing only what you want on a webpage. HP Smart Web Printing tool is a simple tool that plugs into Internet Explorer or Firefox and helps you print what you want on a webpage rather than the whole web page itself.


ExplorerXP – Windows Explorer Alternative

In Download, General, IT, Misc, Tools, Windows XP on May 11, 2007 at 11:19 pm

Hate Windows Explorer? Count me on that list too. There were off a lot of features missing in the standard Windows Explorer. I’ve tried quite a few alternatives like Explorer2, Frigate File Manager etc. But nothing made me comfortable until I found this…ExplorerXP. This is a nice little tool that has pretty much of what you miss in the standard Windows Explorer. On top of that it is FREE.

Try it from here.

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Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 is available for free download

In Breaking News, Download, Microsoft, News, Tools, Windows Vista, Windows XP on February 19, 2007 at 9:22 pm

If you are into virtualization then you should give a good hard look into the Microsoft’s latest in the virtualization arena, Microsoft Virtual PC 2007. Microsoft just released Virtual PC 2007 and is available as a free download. Of course, you’d need a machine with some spare memory and hard disk space to handle the extra load of the virtual PC.

Here is what you need to install Virtual PC 2007 on these platforms,

Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition

64 MB – Memory

500 MB – Hard Disk Space

Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me)

96 MB

2 GB

Windows 2000 Professional

96 MB

2 GB

Windows XP Home Edition

128 MB

2 GB  

Windows XP Professional

128 MB

2 GB

Windows Vista Enterprise

512 MB

15 GB

Windows Vista Business

512 MB

15 GB

Windows Vista Ultimate

512 MB

15 GB

OS/2 Warp Version 4 Fix Pack 15, OS/2 Warp
Convenience Pack 1, OS/2 Warp Convenience Pack 2

64 MB

500 MB

Download it from here.

Windows Live Messenger is out of beta

In Breaking News, Download, Microsoft, News on January 29, 2007 at 7:50 pm

The revamped Windows Messenger, Windows Live Messenger is out of it’s beta life. Here is an overview of the features of the new Windows Live Messenger,

  • Call their phones. Call their PCs.

    Call your friends’ mobile or landline phones.* It’s affordable, both within the US and internationally. And calling someone’s PC is always free.

  • See them on the screen

    Show and tell: Grab a webcam and start a video conversation within minutes.

  • Share stuff

    Set up a Sharing Folder with a friend. Drop in photos and other stuff, as many as your computer can handle. See your Sharing Folder even when one of you is offline.

  • Now: Talk to your Yahoo! friends, too

    The world’s largest IM network has just gotten bigger—and better. With Windows Live Messenger you can now connect with your Yahoo! IM contacts.  Forget about using multiple accounts to talk to your friends—IM them all with Windows Live Messenger. 

  • …and much more. Check it out from here.

    Get the Windows Live Messenger from here.

    A while back I’ve blogged about an awesome Windows Live Messenger extension pack Messenger Plus Live! that extends your Windows Live Messenger experience. Take a look at that blog post here. Download the Messenger Plus Live! extension from here.

    Download: Paint.NET 3.0

    In .NET, Download, Tools on January 26, 2007 at 7:52 pm

    Paint.NET is an absolutely fantastic extension of the handy Paint tool that comes with Windows. Rick Brewster and his team has now deployed the latest version, Paint.NET 3.0. Here are the changes in the 3.0 version,

    • Simple and intuitive tab-based multi-document user interface
    • Available in 8 languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish
    • Interactive Gradient Tool that makes it very easy to draw and then fine-tune placement and coloring of a gradient.
    • User-definable color palette (as opposed to just the color wheel)
    • New effects: Clouds, Median, Unfocus, Outline, and an improved Sharpen
    • More intuitive and more powerful toolbar
    • Generally improved and cleaner user interface
    • History files are now compressed to save disk space, reduce disk activity, and improve performance.
    • “Merge Down” layer command

    Download Paint.NET 3.0 from here.