Tips and trick for computer users set 1

Tips and trick for computer users  set 1

1# Faster Internet by combining two different networks

If you have two network providers, for example, an ethernet and an USB dongle, then you can avail additional benefit by using network bridge.

step1: Press WIN + R keys and type “ncpa.cpl”.

step2: Select the two network drivers from the window.

step3: Right click and select BRIDGE CONNECTIONS.

step4: You will have an additive speed of these connections.

2# How to get Task Manager in remote system.

Go to Task manager directly by pressing ctrl+shift+Esc instead of ctrl+alt+del

3# Encrypting files and folders
step1: Right click on the file/folder and click on the properties at the bottom.

step2: click on advanced.

step3: tick on Encrypt contents to secure data option

step4: click ok and apply

You can access it and modify it anytime. But other users cannot access it. You can copy this files to a USB drive but you cannot view in other PC. You can view only when you know the encryption password of your PC.

4# Create Undeletable and Unrenamable Folders

Create a folder with keywords like con, aux, lpt1, lpt2, lpt3, lpt4, lpt5, lpt6, lpt7, lpt8 and lpt9 as the name. But you cannot rename or create directly with the keyword as the name. So, follow this simple trick.

step1: Go to run and type cmd

step2: In the Command Prompt , type the name of the drive you wish to create your folder in the format <drive-name>: and press Enter. e.g. If you wish to create the undeletable folder in D drive, type “D:” without the quotes. Folder cannot be created in the root of C: drive (if C: is your system drive).

step3: Type this command- “md con\” or “md lpt1\” without the quotes and press Enter. Any of the keywords can be used.

Deleting the Folder: Folder cannot be deleted manually, you can delete the folder by typing “rd con\” or “rd lpt1\” in Step 3 instead of “md con\” or “md lpt1\”.

5# Disable the recent Document history
step1: Go to run and type regedit and then press enter to open registry editor

step2: Go to “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer”

step3: Create a NoRecentDocsHistory D_WORD key [Right Click® New ®DWORD (32- Bit) Value] .

step4: Set the Data Value to 1 to enable the restriction with hexadecimal and then click ok. Restart the computer.
To enable recent document history, go to “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer”. and delete “NoRecentDocsHistory” file that you have created and restart your computer.

6# Know the details of your Internet Connection

Go to command prompt from the run and type ipconfig/ all for all the details like IP address, DNS server address etc. about your Internet connection.

Also Find out, if your neighbors are using your WiFi connection

step1: Open your browser and visit http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.1
step2: Go to the “Attached Devices” tab
step3: Find the computer name, IP address and MAC Address of your computer using the previous trick.
step4: Compare it with those displayed by your router.

7# Access blocked websites by using IP address

If any of the site you want to open was blocked in the browser, then go to the required site by searching the site with an IP address.

For IP address of a site, ping the website domain name in the Command Prompt in Windows

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