Whatsapp is a great tool to exchange chats, images and more for free with your friends. Unfortunaly, after installing Whatsapp on my new HTC Desire C with Android 4.0, I could receive images but could not send them myself. After selecting the right image in my gallery, the message “Failed to preview image, please try… Continue reading [solved] Not able to send images with Whatsapp
A wireless internet / network connection in your home or office location is great. Especially when the access point stands right next to your notebook…. Sometimes you don’t want to sit next to the router but you require some more freedom, but moving away from the access point reduces the signal strength. But how does… Continue reading Map wifi strength in your home or office
For some reason my subtitles started to appear twice in my Media Player Classic (MPC) screen. I obviously did something wrong but how to repair it? MPC has dozens of settings and then there are all the different codecs with their settings. Fortunately I found the solution.
Watching movies with Media Player Classic is great, but enabling the subtitles can be very frustrating! Here’s how to get subtitles working in MPC.
This the major software I’m currently using on my PC and I can recommend using. Most of it is freeware but not all.
Every now and then you’ll bump up against music in some “strange” format. These formats will definitely have their advantages (lossless / high quality / multiple channel / …) but they don’t fit in your music collection or your favourite player isn’t even able to play the files! I keep my music library in the… Continue reading How to convert an audio file to MP3 for free
I bought a new pc and one of the programs I will keep using, also in Vista is Total Commander. I use the ftp functionality very frequently so I have tens of different accounts maintained on the old installation. Here’s how to copy these to another pc.
Nero Burning Rom is the number 1 burning application on the market. This is the result of being the best application on the market some years ago. Burning CDs and DVDs has however become a commodity which a lot of applications are capable of. In the meantime Nero has grown to an enormous software package… Continue reading Freeware Nero Alternative
When you’re listening a CD or watching a DVD you disc drive, either cd-rom or dvd-rom, can get quit noisy. This is due to the high speeds they can reach while reading your disc. The problem is, you don’t want that noise to disturb your experience. Should reading a disc be on such high reading… Continue reading How to silence your disc drive
For my work I travel quite a lot. Mostly I travel by train as this gives me the opportunity to take some sleep very early in the morning and do some work when travelling in the afternoon or evening. My Nokia N95 enables me to connect to the internet through 3G. It has a decent… Continue reading N95 as a wireless hotspot
The Nokia sportstracker is great free software on my Nokia N95 mobile phone. It can log your route for later reference. That can be in a sports activity but also your journey by for example car or train. After a firmware upgrade of my phone. The sportstracker stopped working however. No activities are available in… Continue reading Nokia SportsTracker no activities
Google desktop search uses a folder in which it stores its index files. This folder called “Google Desktop Data” is by default place in the “My Documents” folder of your pc. To me that’s not a logical place though as I only want to have files I actively use to be in the “Mt Documents”… Continue reading How to change the default Google Desktop Data index folder
After doing some small Windows Updates and I installed a plug in to be able to handle Office 2007 file types in my Office 2003 installation suddenly I get the following error when I tried to reply on an email from Outlook: Microsoft Word is set to be your e-mail editor. However, Word is unavailable,… Continue reading An OLE registration error occurred. The program is not correctly installed.
I try to keep my pc clean of software that I do not use. Nero Scout is such a piece of software. But it automatically comes to your system when installing Nero 7. It has an option build in to disable it, but how to remove it?
The internet is great. But still there are things you can do in a local network that can not easily be done over the internet. Share a printer, share a folder, play a LAN game, etc. With the free virtual private network application Hamachi however, you can access your computer from anywhere on the internet… Continue reading How to create your own virtual private network with Hamachi