Easily Manage Multiple SSH Sessions Through MTPutty

The very popular and useful SSH client Putty allows one session per instance when connecting to remote systems. While this isn’t that noticeable for most purposes, it can be cumbersome when there are a lot of remote systems that need to be looked at constantly. Switching between different open windows of Putty can be an annoyance. For this, MTPutty works like a charm. It is basically a  multi-tabbed...

How To Detect And Remove Rootkits Using Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit

Rootkits are stealth malicious programs that evade detection by regular anti-virus software and can cause considerable damage to the infected system. Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit is a free application that scans, detects and removes various rootkits. Though this application is in beta as of now, it works seamlessly.     Download it from here. Once downloaded and installed, launch the “mbar.exe”...

20 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts For Accessing Control Panel Tasks In Microsoft Windows

Knowing keyboard shortcuts for commonly used apps can be a great time saver. There are a lot of useful shortcuts for commonly performed tasks in Windows like Add/Remove Programs, changing keyboard/mouse settings and so on and using them can be a great time saver. Knowing them not only helps in doing this quickly but  it also looks super geeky too. 🙂 So, here are a list of 20 useful keyboard shortcuts...

How To Remove Signature Separator Line In Gmail

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Signature in Gmail by default are separated from the actual email message body by the “–” line. If this seperator line needs to be removed, here is how it can be done : Click on the gear icon at top right of Gmail and go to Settings. In the “General” section, scroll down to the “Signature” options and enable the tick mark next to “Insert this signature...

How To Fix Error Message : In Order To Configure TCP/IP , You Must Install And Enable Network Adapter Error In Windows

Often when device drivers are updated for network interface card, the mismatch between previous model of network adapter and newer one (or the newer driver) can cause a weird error which pops up when trying to access TCP/IP properties and looks something like this : Fortunately, there is a very simple fix for this and works on all versions of Windows. To remove this error : 1. First open Device Manager...

How To Create A Custom List In Excel 2010

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[N.B : The original Excel list post published on 15 July 2011 seems to be inaccessible after we performed some network maintenance, so the contents of the same are reproduced as follows. Isn’t it good to have backups? 🙂 ] ================================= Microsoft Excel 2010 comes with a very useful feature of defining and using custom lists. What this means is that say you have a list of...