Facebook Alerts On Your Mobile..!!

For the first time in India Tata Indicom ties up with the world's largest online social networking site Facebook.

This service offers users to update their status, search/add friends, comment on their status, write on wall or post a message to them.

Users can also receive SMS alerts for pokes, friend requests, comments and more.All the Tata Indicom users gets access to this service completely free.

To Enable this service just register your mobile number on this Facebook link

Orkut Blocked..!! You Can still Read Your Scraps With No Interruption


Whenever someone scraps us on Orkut.com, orkut sends an email notification, but the email just contains the link to your scrapbook, and not the actually message so that u actually login to orkut and waste mb and time.

But this approach wastes your time and bandwidth and is a major reason why orkut.com is blocked in most offices, schools and colleges in India ( Infosys for sure)

Now consider a irritating situation where either you have email access but no internet access or orkut is blocked and you get a email saying that XYZ has left u a scrap..

To save you from such a situation we have RE-launched scrap2mail.googlepages.com
the idea is not new but it is automated now for all

Scrap2Mail combines with free orkutfeeds.com RSS feeds (last time it was ngcoders) and RSS to email service sendmerss.com, and EMAILs you prefect scrap email notifications along with the scrap message and person's profile picture and profile link within 2 hours.

It doesn't EVEN need your orkut username and password
And if your scrapbook is private, All you need to do is add OrkutFeeds Bot to your friends list.

So just visit scrap2mail For All Scrap Solutions Of orkut..!!!

Speed Up Your Defragmentation Process

A very important new feature in Microsoft Windows XP is the ability to do a boot defragment.
This basically means that all boot files are placed next to each other on the disk drive to allow for faster booting. By default this option is enabled but some upgrade users have reported that it isn't on their setup.

1. Start Regedit.
2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Dfrg\BootOptimizeFunction
3. Select Enable from the list on the right.
4. Right on it and select Modify.
5. Change the value to Y to enable and N to disable.
6. Reboot your computer.

How To Make Your Folders Private/Hide..

Follow this steps:

Open My Computer

•Double-click the drive where Windows is installed (usually drive (C:), unless you have more than one drive on your computer).

•If the contents of the drive are hidden, under System Tasks, click Show the contents of this drive.

•Double-click the Documents and Settings folder.

•Double-click your user folder.

•Right-click any folder in your user profile, and then click Properties.

•On the Sharing tab, select the Make this folder private so that only I have access to it check box.

If you still have any problem then please write it down...

How TO Enable Or Disable Hibernation

know how to enable/disable hibernation in your pc

We all know that Hibernate Avoid Losing our Work.
Hibernate saves an image of your desktop with all open files and documents, and then it powers down your computer. When you turn on power, your files and documents are open on your desktop exactly as you left them.

How to put your Tablet PC into hibernation when your battery power reaches a critically low level

1.On the taskbar, tap the Start button, and then tap Control Panel.

2.Tap Performance and Maintenance, and then tap Power Options.

3.Tap the Hibernate tab, select the Enable hibernation check box, and tap Apply.

Solution: Task Manager Has Been Disabled By Your Administrator

solution task manager fix

When you try to run Task Manager in Windows Vista or in XP,sometimes you receive an error message that says;

Task Manager has been disabled by the Administrator.

This error happens due to some malware or spyware software putting some registry restrictions(DisableTaskMgr restriction) so that one can’t trace or remove them from the system startup.You can follow any of the resolution methods given below:

Method 1: Using the Group Policy Editor

  • Click on Windows Vista/XP Start, Run, type gpedit.msc and click OK.
  • Navigate to this branch:

User Configuration / Administrative Templates / System / Ctrl+Alt+Delete Options / Remove Task Manager

  • Double-click the Remove Task Manager option.
  • Set the policy to Not Configured.

Method 2: Using the Windows Registry Editor

  • Click on Start, Run, and type regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Navigate to the following branch

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies\ System

  • In the right pane, find and delete the value named DisableTaskMgr
  • Close the Windows registry editor
  • Reboot you computer for the changes

Method 3: Using the Command Prompt

Click “Start > Run” and type following command exactly as given below and click OK.

REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Easier Method:

Download, extract, and double-click on DisabledTaskManager.reg to merge the registry values into the Windows registry to fix the “Task Manager Has Been Disabled By Your Administrator” error in Windows Vista or in XP.

Task Manager has been disabled by your administrator(Download Fix)

Warning: Modifying the Windows registry can cause serious damage to your Windows Operating System.It is better to backup your Windows registry data before making any changes. Tomstricks.com is not responsible for any changes you may make to your system.

The Mother of all Phishing Activities: A Ghost-Network Spread Across 103 Countries..!!

You might be flabbergasted on hearing this, but yes this is true. It’s been officially revealed by Canadian researchers. The internet based research group started investigating after the Tibetan Exiles made allegations of cyber spying. The investigation revealed that the activities are operated from China.

The Information Warfare Monitor, the research group focused on the allegations made by the Tibetan exiles which ultimately uncovered the Wide network of China’s espionage activities.

The researchers were found saying “The investigation ultimately uncovered a network of over 1,295 infected host in 103 countries. Up to 30 per of the infected host are considered high value targets and includes computers located at ministries of foreign affairs, embassies, international organization, news media and NGO’s .”

On contacting the Chinese officials they remained in the state of denial mode of any involvement in this

The Ghost-network installs a malicious file on the computer which ultimately loses its control over to the Chinese hackers. A report published by the investing group showed an email sent by the unknown attacker to campaigns@freetibet.org( email id of a organization of free-Tibet activity’s) with an word file attached, which on downloading installs the malicious software in the computer through which they can collect the information stored in the computer. In the same manner they have penetrated in most of computers world wide.

The organization’s computer, said, a student for a free Tibet activist Bhutila Karpoche , have been hacked into numerous times over the past four or five years and added that she often gets an e-mail containing viruses that ultimately losses the control over to hackers.

The investigators were deeply concerned on the fact that to cease this network is very difficult as defence against social malware in government agencies involves expensive and intrusive measure that range from mandatory access controls to tedious operational security procedures.

In response to this The Indian Gov has acted swiftly by putting together a full-fledged Crisis Management Plan for countering such cyber attacks. The Ministry of Communication & Information Technology has identified various critical sectors that could be vulnerable to cyber attacks and issued security guidelines to all ministers and government departments asking them to set-up 24/7 cyber control rooms.
The similar news to take steps for the protection against such espionage activities are also coming from various countries.