How To Access Blocked Websites?

There are several times when websites may be blocked in your school, college or at work, though that is not the end of the world, and you would still be able to access the websites by using a proxy website which uses a different IP address than the one directly used by your computer.

This in turn helps bypass your administrator’s block on the actual websites like , Facebook, Orkut and so on.

Related: Access Blocked Websites By Sending A Email

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Best Real-time Web Statistics Service

Having a popular website is definitely a delight, and many webmasters use several statistics programs and services to keep an eye on the number of visitors and page views they get each day.

Google Analytics is by far one of the best analytics service we have come across, however it does not provide users with real-time statistics which is why people prefer to use multiple stats services to track users.

Also Read: Monitor Website Uptime From Your Desktop

So what are the best real-time web statistics service? Read on to know more about them and their features.

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Best Of Tips and Tricks

Ever so frequently we write handy articles which help users immensely, however newer users are often left out and they may not have had the chance to read the earlier articles we have written.

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However to overcome the barriers, we will be revisiting the older posts to dig out the best content on Techie Buzz and present it to the users every weekend as a Featured Weekend Read, so that they can catch up with things they missed and still take full advantage of those handy tips.

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Use Hotkeys To Launch Applications Without Any Software

Application launchers are a real time saver, as they allow you to launch applications quickly without having to go through several menus.

However Windows has several hidden features which are least exploited by users. Those hidden features can definitely save users a lot of time keeping them productive, for example many users may not have known that they could open Quick Launch applications by using the Windows key, however we had talked about it earlier in our Windows Button Hotkeys guide.

Recommended Read: Free Dock Applications for Windows

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Free Spyware Cleaner

Internet threats are increasing day by day and it is always advisable to have a good antivirus and spyware cleaner is definitely a good way to protect yourself from online threats.

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Though there are several spyware cleaner softwares out there, we definitely swear by a free spyware cleaner called Spyware Terminator.

Also Read: Tips to keep your computer safe and secure

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How To Auto-Archive Emails in Gmail?

On a normal day, I receive about 300+ emails in my account, however it becomes quite a hassle to go through each and every email and segregate the important ones. However with Gmail, there are several ways in which you can segregate noise from actual work and that is one of the reasons I love it.

The Auto-archive feature in Gmail is definitely useful and should be used if you plan to work on having a zero-inbox for emails.

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50 Useful Windows 7 Tips

has been making lots of news these days and people are saying good things about it for a change, there are also lots of flying around the blogosphere and earlier we had compiled a comprehensive list of ultimate tips and tricks for Windows 7.

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Just came across another 50 seriously useful Windows 7 tips by Tech Radar, which focuses on things that will make a real difference to your PC.

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How To Uninstall Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7?

By default has Windows Media Player 12 as the default media player, if you are not happy with the performance of the Media player, you can easily downgrade the Windows Media Player 12 to WMP 11.

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Though the method is not straightforward and you will need to perform a hack uninstall of WMP 12. There are several steps you will need to follow to do this.

Step 1: Download Windows Media Player 11 Installer for Windows 7 (Update: January 31, 2012 – Link updated)

Step 2: Type services.msc in Windows 7 search bar and open the services application.

Step 3: Find the Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service and Stop it.

Step 4: You will need to take Ownership of several files which include:

    1. All files in Program Files\Windows Media Player\ folder
    2. All files starting with wmp in System32 folder
    3. wmploc.dll.mui in Sytem32\en-us\ folder

Step 5: Run the Windows Media Player 11 Installer you had downloaded earlier.

Step 6: Type Regedit in Windows 7 search bar and open the registry editor application.

Step 7: Delete following Registry key

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Setup\Installed Versions

Step 8: Reboot your Windows 7 for the changes to take effect.

That’s it, with these steps you will be able to downgrade WMP 12 and use WMP 11 instead. Want to share any Windows 7 tips? Feel free to contact us with your tips.

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Best Tools To Split and Join Large Files

There are several times when you may need to share large files, however bandwidth and upload limits may disallow you from doing so. In such cases you can still upload and share the files, albeit by splitting them into smaller parts so that the user who intends to download them can easily do it and later merge them to recreate the large files.

In this post, we will take a look at several useful and free tools that will allow you to split and join/merge large files.

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How To Send Custom Auto-Replies In Gmail?

has been a really useful email service and there are 100s of things you could do with it, however there are several features which are not really well known, here is a interesting tip that we are sure many users may not be aware of. This tip involves sending custom auto-replies in Gmail.

Many of you may already have heard of vacation responders, where a auto-reply is sent to emails sent to you, which may say that you are unavailable at the moment and will get back to the email after a certain date.

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