Windows Remote Desktop Shortcut Keys

I have been using Remote desktop for quite some time now, but always had to use the mouse to navigate between my laptop and the remote computer. Today I came across a excellent resource from Windows Guides which listed the shortcut keys that can be used on a remote desktop.

Alt+Home > This works as a windows key replacement on the remote desktop, displaying the Windows Start menu.

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Un-associate File Types To Use Your Favorite Programs In Windows Vista

There are many times when you may have installed a software and accidentally made it the default program for opening certain file types. This is quite common when you install media softwares and image softwares along with browsers.

Unassoc is a small standalone utility that allows you to remove user specific file associations and default to using the global program for the file format.

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What Are All Those Svchost.exe Process Running on my Computer?

If you have ever taken a look at the task manager, you may seen several svchost.exe processes running, though the process is the same, it actually runs several tasks for different purposes.

The Windows task manager does not show you details about each of the processes, so it get more confusing for the users.

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Get Firefox Add-on Features With Useful Bookmarklets for Google Chrome

The best thing about technology is that you get to learn new and interesting things about softwares every day, just like with Google chrome where we found lots of interesting tips from people all over the blogosphere, which can also be found in the Ultimate list of tips and tricks for Google Chrome.

Blogote has come up with a new tip, where they talk about useful bookmarklets for Google Chrome which could make up for the Firefox add-ons you have been using.

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Google Chrome Easter Egg, Make it Crash For Fun

Chrome overload already? Sorry for that, but we could not resist from posting this, Google Chrome has a hidden Easter egg which will automatically make the browser crash.

To crash Google Chrome on purpose, simply paste about:% into the address bar. Once you do that Google Chrome will automatically crash and show you a option to restart.

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Thanks for the tip hostintruder.

Fix for “Aw Snap” Error in Google Chrome [Reader Recommendation]

Update: The Symantec Forum has a fix for the issue with a minor registry change, this will mean that you can use both Google Chrome as well as Symantec Endpoint Client.

One of our readers sent in a email where Google Chrome installed properly on his system, but while loading the site, there was the browser threw a error Aw Snap, something went wrong.

On researching the issue we found it to be a problem with Symantec Endpoint Client, the solution would be to disable Symantec first and run Google Chrome. It is not advisable to uninstall the anti virus software though and you should wait till either Google or Symantec releases a patch for it.

For more discussion on this error you can visit the article on Google Groups which details about this error and another which discusses another error which can be caused by the same issue. You can also find solutions for other problems with Google Chrome by visiting the error threads for Google Chrome.

How To Install Themes in Google Chrome?

Update: This article might be outdated, please check the bottom of the post for new updates on installing themes and extensions in Google Chrome.

Google Chrome was released only yesterday and there are several tips and tricks already making the rounds including our own Ultimate list of tips and tricks for Google Chrome. The good thing about the Internet is that you can find interesting things quickly.

One such thing we came across was changing the default theme for Google Chrome, though this is not available as a option it can be easily done by following these steps. Google has its own Theme Free Chrome Themes website, but it is not live yet.

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Save a Extra Click While Pasting URLs in Google Chrome

It’s been Google Chrome overload from us for the past two days, but we really summed everything up with Ultimate list of tips and tricks for Google Chrome, there are few things which have not been spoken about and we will try and pop-up in between with tips, the rest and best tips will automatically be included in the ultimate list.

The default behavior for browsers while opening a new URL from text in the Clipboard would be to paste the text and then click on the Go button or hit enter.

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Free Services to Sync Your Mobile Phone Contacts, Calendar Entries, Notes, Bookmarks and SMS

Mobile phones are becoming more and more sophisticated day by day, with storage space growing by leaps and bounds. Though the storage space have increase, the one thing that will never change is the importance of your data.

There may be many times when you could lose your phone and with that all your contacts and calendar entries. To avoid that it is always advisable to backup your contacts to a different location you can sync up with. So you could at-least get your contacts back in worst case scenarios.

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Where Does Google Chrome Install Itself?

The first thing we thought about doing, while we were trying to run Java applets in Google Chrome was to drop the Safaris Java plugin into Google Chrome folder.

The problem we saw was that Google Chrome does not install itself into the default application directory Program Files, so we checked the properties of the exe file and found the location to be in the default user folder.

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