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Yahoo Site Explorer updated- Now authenticate site or blog using META tag
January 31, 2007, 4:48 pm
Filed under: Blogger, News, yahoo

yahoo site explorer betaYahoo site explorer, like Google Webmasters tools site, has updated its site authentication system by adding an option of verification of site or blog by adding META tag in the home page of submitted site/blog to Yahoo site explorer. This is great relief for blogspot bloggers and other bloggers who don’t have the access on blogspot server. Now blogspot bloggers can authenticate their blogs in Yahoo site explorer by pasting a verification META tag in their blog(s) and can get the detailed information about performance, error of their site/blog.

Yahoo live badgeYahoo site explorer has also started a live badge for Yahoo site explorer users to show the other sites linking to their blog or site. Go and authenticate your blog or site now

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Test your Antivirus Program
January 31, 2007, 2:22 pm
Filed under: Blogs, Tips and Tricks, WordPress

computer virus, hackers, Trojan horse, phishing sitesIn today’s world not a single computer connected to internet is safe from the virus, hackers, Trojan horse, phishing site and other malwares. So a good antivirus program is need of the hour. There are many antivirus programs available on the net, some of popular antivirus programs are Norton antivirus,Kapersky, McAfee, F-secure, Panda software, take care of your computer from viruses, hackers, Trojan horse and other malwares.

Sankar Anand has created a post on his blog to check antivirus installed on computer is working and good enough to detect intentionally created virus or not. First click on Start menu, click Run and type notepad,hit enter, save this empty text file with any name on the desktop. Goto desktop and open the just created text file and paste this without quotes “X5O!P%@AP[4\PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*”. Now save file by pressing (ctr l+S), keyboard shortcut to save a file. Now if your antivirus program is running you won’t be able to save file. When you tries to save file auto protect of antivirus delete the text file and shows the popup message displaying message of blocking “EICAR test string”. So go and check your antivirus program.

Related Post: Scan your computer for free



Microsoft Windows vista and Office 2007 now available worldwide
January 30, 2007, 5:18 pm
Filed under: Internet/Web2.0, News, Windows Vista

It has been a long time coming, but users can now have their first real taste of the Windows Vista operating system as well as Microsoft Office 2007. “Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 will transform the way people work and play,” said Microsoft chairman Bill Gates. Microsoft’s first new operating system in over 5 years. Microsoft’s biggest cash cows are being launched in over 70 countries, in 19 languages (99 before year’s end) and will be available in nearly 40,000 retail locations globally.

There are four editions of Windows Vista available for consumers:

Microsoft Office Professional 2007 released

Windows Vista Home Basic, $199/$99.95 (full/upgrade)
Provides a basic platform for home users who want to keep tabs on email and Internet activity. Comes standard with Vista’s new Search Explorer, Sidebar and Parental Controls.

Windows Vista Home Premium, $239/$159
Builds on Home Basic by adding the Windows Aero interface, Windows Media Center functionality, Windows Tablet PC technology and integrated DVD burning.

Windows Vista Business, $299/$199
Supports the Aero user interface, offers improved document managing and Windows Tablet PC functionality.

Windows Vista Ultimate, $399/$259
Vista Ultimate combines the functionality of Vista Home Premium and Vista Business.

Likewise, there are five editions of Microsoft Office 2007 available to general consumers:

Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate released
Microsoft Office Home and Student, $149/NA (full/upgrade)
Excel 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Word 2007, OneNote 2007

Microsoft Office Standard 2007, $399/$239
Excel 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007

Microsoft Office Small Business 2007, $449/$279
Excel 2007, Accounting Express 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager

Microsoft Office Professional 2007, $499/$329
Excel 2007, Access 2007, Accounting Express 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager

Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007, $679/$539
Excel 2007, Access 2007, Accounting Express 2007, PowerPoint 2007, Publisher 2007, Word 2007, Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager, InfoPath 2007, Groove 2007, OneNote 2007

Grab an OEM copy of Windows Vista online here.

Source: Dailytech



Orkut now three years old
January 30, 2007, 3:57 pm
Filed under: Internet/Web2.0, News

Orkut celebrating three years
Today Orkut celebrating its third birthday. Orkut is an online social community designed to help people connect, build relationships and create engaging communities around common interests. Since its inception in 2004, orkut has seen incredible growth around the world in recent years.
Visit Orkut



Bloggers act now, get a backlink now
January 30, 2007, 3:14 pm
Filed under: Blogger, Blogs, News

Nice to see 2000 bloggers at one place
If you have a blog, created before 1st January, 2007, then there is good news for you. Tino Buntic wants to link to 2000 bloggers in his blog. This will good for less known blogger like me to improve your Alexa and Technorati rankings, there is also great possibility that other bloggers, whose blog(s) showcased in 2000 bloggers link may link to your post(s) or subscribe to your feed or blog roll your blog if they find your blog interesting.

There is only two requirements for submission of blog to showcase your blog at 2000 Bloggers link: 1. You must have a photo of yourself somewhere on your blog, and 2. Your blog must have been created prior to January 1st of 2007. But we prepared to wait atleast fifteen to twenty minutes when Tino’s blog comment page starts to load as it has more than 1000 comments with thumbnail photo of bloggers. (I am on 256 Kbps connection)



Save your Disk space using KGB Archiver
January 30, 2007, 2:03 pm
Filed under: Free Softwares, Technology, Tutorials

If you’re running out of disk space on your computer’s hard disk and planning to delete some less essential file(s) to accommodate new large file which you about to download from net or cut-paste from other hard disk partition. Stop, don’t delete files, compress them to a very small size using KGB Archiver instead.

KGB Archiver is the compression tool with an unbelievably high compression rate. One of the advantages of KGB Archiver is also AES-256 encryption which is used to encrypt the archives. This is one of the strongest encryptions known for human. See KGB Archivere tests.

KGB Archiver
Features of KGB Archiver:

  • PAQ1 – PAQ7 compression algorithms
  • Fast encryption algorithm
  • File browser
  • Wipe file function (deletes files permanently from hard drive)
  • Unicode language support, both for user interface and file names
  • And more

Download KGB Archiver compatible with Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista (Size: 1.02 MB)

Note: If you like this program, you can donate to the KGB Archiver project



Learn Dreamweaver Online
January 29, 2007, 11:37 am
Filed under: Tutorials, Video

Here are some great online videos tutorials on Dreamwever uploaded on YouTube.

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 1

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 2

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 3

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 4

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 5

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 6

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 7

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 8

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 9

Dreamweaver Online Video Tutorial 10

Thanks Honeytech