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How to turn games on in Windows 7 Professional Edition

Microsoft had disabled games for Windows Vista Business Edition and Windows Vista Enterprise Edition. And just like them Windows 7 Professional Edition has its games disabled by default. Apparently this was caused by the pressure given from employers, because they believe that their employees will spend their working hours playing Spider Solitaire or something like that. Well, if your office is running Windows 7 Professional, you can be the light of the party by simply knowing how to enable the Games.

First open Control Panel:
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Using HTML lists

Every webpage – from the simplest to the most complex one has lists in it. Using HTML you can create both ordered and unordered lists: Read the rest of this entry »

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Top 10 basic networking command in unix

These are most useful command in my list while working on Linux server , this enables you to quickly troubleshoot connection issues e..g whether other system is connected or not , whether other host is responding or not etc.

This commands are very handy for troubleshooting day by day networking issues, having this networking commands its not just save time but also improves productivity.

I work as a Java , FIX developer for trading application . Since working with FIX involves lots of networking activity I used these commands every day and it saves quite a lot of time while identifying FIX connection issues. Read the rest of this entry »

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Use Google Chrome as the default PDF viewer

Most of the people use some kind of PDF viewing program to open their PDFs. But if you use Google Chrome as your browser you don’t need any additional software to view PDF files. Chrome has a built-in PDF viewer which is as light as a PDF viewer can get. Using it you can forget about choosing from the many PDF viewers out there. Read the rest of this entry »

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Disable the highlighting of newly installed programs in the Start Menu of Windows 7

Windows 7 has a feature that highlights in the Start menu newly installed programs. Many people find this annoying. I for example know when I have installed new software and do not need Windows to remind me of that. Not to mention that it removes one of my most used programs from the list of most used applications in the Start menu. Well let’s see how to disable that feature, shall we?

Click the Start button and right-click on an empty space on it, a context menu will open. Select Properties:
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How to undo a sent e-mail using MS Outlook 2007

Have you often had that moment when you’ve just sent an e-mail and realized that you forgot to attach a document, left a stupid typo or something similar? If the answer is “yes” than you will find this tutorial quite helpful. MS Outlook has just the thing to take care of those nasty “oh, no!” moments. Using the defer rule you can postpone e-mail delivery with a period of your choice.

First open MS Outlook. Open the Tools menu and select Rules and Alerts:
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How to find duplicate data in a MS Excel 2007 table by using conditional formatting

When working with large MS Excel the task of finding duplicating values in a column can get very frustrating. Well lucky for all of us MS Excel 2007 has a built-in feature for highlighting duplicating values in a table.

Consider the following table:
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How to delete game statistics in Windows 7

The built-in Windows games have been deemed as enemy number one by many companies (although lately they have been dethroned by the social networks), because they “distract the employees” (which led to Games being disabled by default in the Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Windows 7). But for many people a quick game of Solitaire is just the right thing to help them clear their heads and complete that nasty task whose solution has been evading them for hours. However, sometimes people fall in the infinite loop of “Oh, I failed this one. Just one more”. For those of you whose bosses don’t have other work than to look your game statistics to check how many games you have played, here is quick way to get rid of them (your game statistics, not your bosses). Read the rest of this entry »

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Using SQL Wildcards

SQL wildcards are used when searching for data in a database. They can substitute one or more characters when working with string types. They are a sort of pattern which is used to match a character string.
The SQL wildcards are:

% – substitutes zero or more characters
_ – substitutes one character
[list_of_characters] – substitutes one character from list_of_characters
[!list_of_characters] or [^list_of_characters] – substitutes one character from not in list_of_characters

All SQL wildcards are used with the LIKE operator.
Let’s review a few examples. We will use the table Person:
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Sort data in MS Excel tables

In a few steps I will show you how to sort data in MS Excel tables.

One of the most used features of MS Excel is, without any doubt, the sort feature. It keeps the table in a nice orderly manner and it makes it more readable.

So let’s say we have this table:

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