Friday, May 27, 2011

How to make your Skype client work if it has Signing in crash issue (Working Solutions for Windows, Mac and Linux)

Earlier yesterday, a corruption occured in a small percentage of users' systems that resulted in some of skype community not being able to sign in to Skype.  Skype issued some instructions which would allow you to get back online, but understand that they're fairly technical, and have been working hard to produce a version of Skype for Windows which fixes this problem automatically.
If you're using Skype for Windows, and have experienced problems logging in, please update Skype to the latest version now.
or uninstall skype and Install again
 and the second way to repair skype you can follow the steps below to fix the problem manually.

Windows

       
  1. If the Skype icon is displayed in the system tray at the bottom right of the screen, right-click it and select Quit.
  2.    
  3. Click Start, type "run" and press Enter. (On Windows XP: Click Start and then Run.)
  4.    
  5. Type "%appdata%\skype" and click OK.
  6.    
  7. Locate and delete the file shared.xml. The file may be displayed as shared if file extensions are not displayed by default on your computer.  
  8.    
  9. If you cannot find this file:
             
    • Click Start, type "run" and press Enter. (On Windows XP: Click Start and then Run.)
    •        
    • Type "control folders" and click OK.
    •        
    • In the View tab, ensure that Show hidden files and folders is enabled.
    •        
    • Repeat the instructions from the beginning.
  10.    
  11. Restart Skype.

Mac

       
  1. Open Finder and locate the following folder:
  2.    ~/Library/Application Support/Skype    
  3. Delete the file shared.xml.
  4.    
  5. Restart Skype.
The ~ sign means your home folder. You can find your home folder by opening Finder and selecting Go > Home from the menu bar or pressing Command (Apple), Shift and H keys at the same time.

Linux

       
  1. Go to the following folder:
  2.    /home/YourLinuxUserName/.Skype    
  3. Delete the file shared.xml.
  4.    
  5. Restart Skype.
The Skype folder is a hidden folder - please check Show hidden files in your file browser to view and access it.
the fix is issued by skype technical team here 

Monday, May 16, 2011

Download Adobe Flash Player 10.3 [Standalone Installer]

Flash Player 10.3 is now available to download for Android and desktop devices, bringing with it updated security and privacy features.

The update allows users to specify which privacy, security and local storage settings they would like to use on directly from the control panel of Windows, Linux and Mac OSX machines. It also allows users to clear locally stored items from within a web browser's privacy settings.
  Those users who have interested to download Adobe Flash Player 10.3, can just follow the below steps:
  1. Visit Adobe Flash Player official download page.
  2. Select an Operating Systems such as Windows7/Vista/XP/2008/2003, Macintosh OS X, Linux, Solaris and Other.
  3. After select the Operating System, then select a version and click on “Download now” button.
The official download page is supplying DLM to Internet Explorer users to download flash player. but if you are using firefox or any other explorer then you will directly download the flash player for your browser.

If you want to install Flash Player on multiple computers to save time and bandwidth, then you can consider downloading the standalone Full offline installer of Flash Player using the links below:
Those two links always point to the latest official release version of Adobe Flash.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

How To Recover Stored Passwords from Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox and Chrome

Browsers are really becoming more and more user friendly with loads of features to take our browsing experience to new heights. A browser without a password manager feels extremely dull.
The password storage feature allows us to login into any website without entering login details manually. This comes in very handy as entering login details, specially in cyber-cafe is not at all secure.
Now, lets see you visit a site after a long time and suddenly want to know the password you used to login. The password is there in the password manager, but it does not allow us to see the password. Or, say you forget the master password somehow.
In these terrible situations, we  can use password recovery tools, These password recovery tools come in very handy and are totally safe and legal.

Lets see WebBrowserPassView

WebBrowserPassView is a small, portable and freeware utility designed to recover passwords from:
  • Internet Explorer (Version 4.0 – 9.0)
  • Mozilla Firefox (All Versions)
  • Google Chrome
  • Opera

Once WebBrowserPassView has gathered all the passwords from the various browsers, it displays them in a single table with the URL the password was saved for, what browser it was saved in and of course the username and password. This tool can be used to recover your lost/forgotten password of any Website, including popular Web sites, like Facebook, Yahoo, Google, and GMail, as long as the password is stored by your Web Browser.
After retrieving your lost passwords, you can save them into text/html/csv/xml file, by using the 'Save Selected Items' option (Ctrl+S).
This utility works on any version of Windows, starting from Windows 2000, and up to Windows 7, including 64-bit systems.
Download:
WebBrowserPassView – 204kb
or visit webBrowserPass View's Official Site
Note: WebBrowserPassView is a tool that retrieves secret passwords stored in your system, and thus your Antivirus may falsely detect this tool is infected with Trojan/Virus But it is safe.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

F.lux ! The best small software for eye Protection from the rays of the Computer Screen (a personal experience)

Ever had a hard time sleeping after long hours at work in front of your computer at night, and wonder why? That's because your monitor is always set to the daylight white balance preset (meaning, bluish to oppose the yellowish ray of the sun).
But what happens when you use your computer at night? There's no more sun, but your monitor still emits lots of blue light emission, when it should adopts on your room lighting to achieve the best result.

Use  F.lux a little Program, that's designed to adapt your monitor color temperature in function of your room lighting and daytime. it makes warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
It's even possible that you're staying up too late because of your computer. You could use f.lux because it makes you sleep better, or you could just use it just because it makes your computer look better.


F.lux makes your computer screen look like the room you're in, all the time. When the sun sets, it makes your computer look like your indoor lights. In the morning, it makes things look like sunlight again.
Tell f.lux what kind of lighting you have, and where you live. Then forget about it. F.lux will do the rest, automatically.
To Download F.lux 
Windows Users Click Here (546 KB)
Mac Users Click Here 
Linux Users Click Here
or go to F.lux Official webpage Here
Thanks For Visiting.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

How to Remove and Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) or Rollback to Internet Explorer 8 or 7

IE9 (Internet Explorer 9) is nice great enhancement and improvement for many Windows 7 and Windows Vista users, however, not all people is having a positive experience.especially IE9 Beta users have faced various issues, errors and problems such as random crash, page not responding, not compliant with websites, not working on e-commerce sites, automatic page stop working and reloading, and worse, some users can’t even install IE9 properly.
For people who still feel uncomfortable to use IE9, here’s the way to uninstall and get rid of IE9. After uninstalling, Windows Vista and Windows 7 will automatically revert and bring back IE7 and/or IE8 as previously installed on the system.

To uninstall Internet Explorer

The following instructions apply to both Windows 7 and Windows Vista.
  1. Click the Start button , type Programs and Features or type appwiz.cpl in the search box, and then click View installed updates in the left pane.
  2. Under Uninstall an update, scroll down to the Microsoft Windows section.
  3. Right-click Windows Internet Explorer 9, click Uninstall, and then, when prompted, click Yes.
  4. Click one of the following:
    • Restart now (to finish the process of uninstalling Internet Explorer 9, and restore the previous version of Internet Explorer).
    • Restart later (to wait until you finish your work and shut down or restart your computer).