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Mar 31, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows Vista Product Key for Simplified Chinese Is Not Transferable to Other Language

Looking to buying Windows Vista or computer running Windows Vista operating system in China, which is extraordinary cheap compared with price in Unite States, and then use the product key to install other language version of Windows Vista, such as English? If this is your intention, probably the only choice is Windows Vista Ultimate edition, which allows users to install multiple or more than one display languages for user interface in Windows Vista.
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Mar 31, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

How to Create a Shortcut to Eject CD or DVD Drive

Windows provides a contextual right click menu item of “Eject”, which will be shown when users right click on CD-ROM, DVD-ROM or CD/DVD burner/writer optical drive, and when selected will eject or open the CD/DVD disc tray. For some reason, it may be useful to create an Eject shortcut or icon that will auto eject and open CD or DVD drive when click on the shortcut. The “Eject” shortcut can be placed on desktop or Quick Launch bar or any other convenient place for easy and fast access, eliminating the need to press the physical eject button on the drive.
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Mar 31, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

How to Change Icon of Shortcut in Windows Vista

Similar to Windows XP, each shortcut in Windows Vista has its own individual icon that represent the shortcut, and can be changed by users according to their preference. The shortcut icon personalization is easily accomplished and can be done by everyone. The more difficult task is to get a graphic or image that truly visually outstanding and be loved, but Windows Vista does come with several default icons can be used freely.
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Mar 30, 2008
SY Tan

Reduce Health Risks Due to Long Hours at Computer with Break Reminder

Some of the common occupational hazards for workers who sit too long in front of the computer are eye strain, back pain, numbness, carpal tunnel syndrome, RSI (Repetitive Stress Syndrome), headaches, dizziness, or breathing problems. When we sit and type at the keyboard for hours, our muscles are tense and our posture may be incorrect, thus creating various health problems. It’s even users are only reading websites such as Tip and Trick. It is important to take breaks in between and correct our posture so that we do not suffer from these physical risks. Therefore, the Break Reminder program is a little known but highly useful feature for users who want to be reminded to take breaks.
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Mar 30, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Download Windows Search 4.0 Preview

Windows Search 4.0 (WS4) is the next version of desktop search for system running Windows operating system. Windows Search 4.0 which replaces Windows Desktop Search (WDS) and automatically upgrades WDS version 2.6 and later (older versions must be uninstalled first), can perform instant search on user’s computer to find and preview documents, e-mail messages, music files, photos, and other items.
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Mar 30, 2008
SY Tan

Download AnyDVD HD 6.4.0.4 with Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD Support (BD+ and AACS)

AnyDVD HD (Version 6.4.0.0) is a product by Slysoft which is a Windows-based driver that works automatically in the background to unprotect encrypted movie DVDs, Blu-ray discs and HD DVDs. It removes the copy protection of a DVD movie as soon as it’s inserted into the drive, allowing users to backup the movie using a DVD backup tool such as CloneDVD and CloneDVD mobile. AnyDVD HD has additional features for full Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD support, including decryption of Blu-ray (BD+ and AACS) and HD DVD (AACS) movies. With AnyDVD, users can watch movies over a digital display connection, without HDCP-compliant graphics card and without HDCP-compilant display, and playback almost all discs on PC with PowerDVD Ultra.
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Mar 30, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Workaround to Re-Open Last Opened Tabs When Exit The Next Time Using Internet Explorer in IE8 Beta 1

Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) has a very useful feature that allows users to re-open the tabs the next time using Internet Explorer web browser with all web pages reloaded as when the IE window is closed. Typically, IE7 will ask for confirmation when there is multiple tabs open when users attempt to close or exit from IE7, and there is a “Open these the next time I use Internet Explorer” check box that users can select to reopen all existing tabs that are closed when IE7 is run again.
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Mar 30, 2008
Nic Cho

Apple Announces Aperture 2.1

Apple has announced its new Aperture 2.1 with powerful image editing plug-in architecture which allows photographers to easily use specialized third party imaging software right from within Aperture, aiming to enhance the user experience in Appleā€™s Aperture photo-editing package.


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