Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Make Your Own Folder Icons in Windows 10

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Each time you create a new folder in Microsoft Windows 7, the operating system displays a generic folder icon. If you want to customize your folders, however, Windows 7 allows you to change the icon that is displayed on your screen. To make a new folder icon, you must create an ICO file. ICO is the standard icon format in Windows and can be created in Microsoft Paint. Depending on your preference, you can create a new icon file from an existing picture on your computer or create a new icon image from scratch.

Create an Icon

Open Microsoft Paint, located in the Windows "Accessories" folder.

Click the "Paint" tab, select "Open" and import the image you want to use for your icon. If you want to create a new design, use the brushes, color palette and shapes to create a design on the blank canvas.

Click the "Paint" tab after you import your image or create your new custom design, highlight 

the "Save As" option and select "BMP picture."

Enter a new name for your image and type ".ico" at the end. Your new file should appear as "youriconname.ico."

Select the folder you want to use to store your new icon image, and then click the "Save" button.
Set the Folder Icon

Click here to know how to Change Folder Icon

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Change folder icon in windows 10

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There is a simple way by which one can change folder icon in Windows. One can easily change default icon to more meaningful icon to reflect the folder such that one can know what data is present in the folder. For example, a folder containing movies can be assigned a video camera icon, for the folder containing images digital camera icon, for document folder document icon etc. By assigning icons one can easily distinguish a particular folder of interest by eye catchy beautiful icons. Some of the icons are shown below

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Download Turbo C++ full screen for Windows 7 8 8.1 and 10

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In windows 7 8 10 the Turbo C++ doses not open in full screen mode due to with it is difficult work in so shall window. To resolve this issue follow the following steps
1. Download new TURBO C++ (CLICK TO DOWNLOAD) or Download (TC ++ for 32 and 64 bit)
2. Extract the content using "WINRAR" or "7-ZIP"
3. Double click on "Setup_TurboC_7_v2.0.exe"
4. Click "Next"
5. Click on "Create a desktop icon"
6. Click "Install" and "Finish ' to complete installation
7.Click on "TurboC 7" icon on the desktop to run TurboC 7 in full-screen mode.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Change the default Installation Directory in Windows

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When the Operating system (OS) is installed on a particular drive all the programs get installed in the default directory  "C:\Program Files" if OS in on C drive . Many times while installation one need to change the installation path manually due to number of reasons ," low disk space" one of the most common reason and many other reasons .Instead of changing the path each time for installation one can easily set the desired path replacing the default path by simple registry tricks show bellow 

  1. Open Registry Editor.

(go to , run ==> regedit ,and enter to launch registry editor for all windows or just search for "registry" in Windows 7 /8)

2. Navigate to    

3. On the right side pane, 
                Right click on "ProgramFilesDir" and choose "Modify".

4. Replace  
                  Default C:\Program Files  with the new installation path e.g. D:\my program in the                
                  "Value Data

5.  Click on "OK". and exit the Registry Editor
6.   Reboot the system for the change to take effect.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Easily Create an ISO Files in Windows 10 from CD or DVD

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One of the best freeware according to me for creating iso file in Windows 10 from CD or DVD files is  ImgBurn and the obvious reasons is, it's a freeware !!!!  with almost all featured required for burning images on CD, DVD, and Blu-ray with dual layer burning support also. It also incorporates options for  DVD/CD/Blu-ray backup in .iso or many another file format. ImgBurn makes it easy to burn your files to.It has a simple and very easy interface as shown below in the screenshot.
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It has following MODES performing different task
  • Read - Read a disc to an image file
  • Build - Create an image file from files on your computer or network - or you can write the files directly to a disc
  • Write - Write an image file to a disc
  • Verify - Check a disc is 100% readable. Optionally, you can also have ImgBurn compare it against a given image file to ensure the actual data is correct
  • Discovery - Put your drive/media to the test! Used in combination with DVDInfoPro, you can check the quality of the burns your drive is producing
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Saturday, January 5, 2013

Enable and Play Subtitles in KM player, VLC Media Player and Media Player Classic

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What is Subtitle
According to the definition, subtitles are captions displayed at the bottom of a movie or television screen that translate or transcribe the dialogue or narrative. In simple words subtitles allows to you understand multilingual movies.

Most popular websites to download subtitles for movies and tv series subtitles are

  1.     www.moviesubtitles.org
  2.     www.moviesubtitles.net
  3.     www.opensubtitles.org
  4.     www.subscene.com 
  5.     www.subtitlesbank.com 

Software to find subtitles

1. Find Subtitles 1.0

Find Subtitles 1.0  is a very simple app that will find English subtitles or other language subtitles for movies. 
All you need to do is right click on the movie file> Find Subtitles>, choose a language from the selection and click. Your web browser will open up, displaying a perfect set of subtitles for movies you want to download.

2. SubiT
SubiT is a free program that can search for subtitles from different sources. The objective of this SubiT software is to download the subtitle for movies in shortest possible time.  
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3. Sublight
Sublight is a free software to download subtitles for movies that come with a good modern interface and ribbon menu. Sublight can search and download subtitles from multiple sources and can also edit, synchronize and publish subtitles online. 
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How to enable subtitles in media player classic and how to enable subtitles in kmplayer ? how to enable subtitles inVLC player

  1. Download the subtitle from the above websites or by using the software
  2. Copy both movie file and the subtitle  in one folder                                                                 Note: The name of movie file and the subtitle file should be exactly same
  3. Open a media player capable of playing both video files and SRT subtitle files simultaneously. Examples include KM player, VLC Media Player, and Media Player Classic 
  4. Just run the video file and  subtitles start to appear  automatically

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