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Calculator, Paint missing in windows XP

I suddenly realized that the Games folder, the Calculator and the Paint applications went missing on my Windows XP PC. The games that come with XP don’t interest me much, but the calculator and paint come very handy when you have some quick math or a screen-shot-edit to do. This might have happened when the […]

XP drivers for Dell XPS m1330

I bought a Dell XPS m1330 laptop. It came with Vista home premium but I have always thought XP was the best MS OS around. It did not take me long to realize I had to install XP on my laptop but at the same time I wanted to retain the Vista that it came […]

Install XP on your Vista PC

I bought a new Dell laptop (XPS M1330), and it came with Vista. And with Vista, came so much ‘extra’ that I wondered how complicated using a laptop seemed. The glassy glossy look was the only thing that attracted me initially. A week into using the Vista laptop, I thought I bought a bug. I […]

The Western Toilet – User Guide!

  • After you finish, move yourself a little forward, just enough to allow for your hands to move behind you.
  • Take a mug of water in your right hand; take it behind you (you’d have to use some imagination eh!) over the pot, so that you’d be able to empty it into the pot.
  • With your left hand wash it off pouring water out of the mug.
  • Internet speed – MBps or Mbps – what’s your’s?

    This blog intends to clarify on one basic myth that is out there about internet connection speeds. When someone says “I have a 2 em bee pe ess connection, you see!” he probably doesn’t know what it really meant (well, that is the case with most of us!).  Its perhaps hip to be mentioning that […]

    J2ME – wana try?

    Wanted to make a small little application that can keep my yoga practice schedule. Something that can make my phone beep after each of the aasans; in that order. That makes sense, doesn’t it? Well, its a different argument that I shouldn’t use any time keeping while I practice. I agree. But I need this […]