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Symphony AndroidOne received 5.1 Lollipop update

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Today wife's Symphony AndroidOne (Roar A50) received it's OTA Android 5.1 Lollipop update. It gave error while updating for a few times. We had to remove the battery to restart the phone. After a few times running the update it finally worked. (read more)

How to always start an application in Administrator Mode on Windows 7 or Vista

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Many utilities need to be run as administrator in order to function properly, especially older utilities that haven’t been updated to support Windows 7 or Vista yet. All shortcuts in Windows since Vista have a special property that you can set that will allow the application to run as Administrator. To ... (read more)

Run cmd as Adminstrator on Windows 7 and Vista

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Do you need to run commands (from the command prompt aka cmd) as adminstrator on Windows 7 or Windows Vista? To do so, like the usual way, click on the Start button, type "cmd" in the run box, and now... instead of hitting the Enter key, you need to use "Ctrl+Shift ... (read more)

Bangladesh Daylight Saving Time (DST) Fix/Patch for Windows XP and Vista

Saturday, June 20th, 2009

Bangladesh has introduced Daylight Saving Time (DST) for 2009, starts on June 19th at 11:00. But you might have noticed that windows only allows you to make DST adjustments only on time zones where DST is available. And unfortunately that is not available on the "(GMT+06:00) Astana, Dhaka" time zone ... (read more)

“The requested operation requires elevation” error fix

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

While executing a command in Windows Vista command prompt you might get the error "The requested operation requires elevation." In my case, I got the error while trying out the ipconfig /flushdns command to clear DNS resolver cache in Windows VISTA. This is actually part of the User Account Control (UAC) feature ... (read more)

How to clear DNS resolver cache in Windows XP and Windows Vista

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

ipconfig is a Windows XP / 2000 / 2003 / Vista command utility that displays all current TCP/IP network configuration values and refreshes Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol DHCP and Domain Name System DNS settings. You can use the same tool to clear out Windows DNS cache. This command has /flushdns ... (read more)

Download Windows Vista SP1 RC

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Microsoft has released Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate (RC) 1. Download Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate (RC) 1 standalone installer directly from Microsoft: 32 bit: Windows6.0-KB936330-wave0-X86.exe (436.3MB) 64 bit: Windows6.0-KB936330-wave1-X64.exe (878.5MB) (read more)

Yahoo Messenger for Windows Vista

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

Yahoo! has released preview version of the Yahoo Messenger for Windows Vista. The Vista version of Yahoo Messenger is designed from the ground up specifically to match Vista beautiful and ‘wow’ user interface. You can download Yahoo! Messenger for Windows Vista from here: http://messenger.yahoo.com/download_vista.php (read more)

Download Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3). Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) Download

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) promises improved security and enhanced compatibility with Windows Vista, Office 2007, Internet Explorer 7 and Windows SharePoint Services. Download Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) directly from Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=E25B7049-3E13-433B-B9D2-5E3C1132F206&displaylang=en Its a FREE download and no WGA validation is required :) (read more)

Windows Live Mail 2008. Download Windows Live Mail 2008

Sunday, September 16th, 2007

Windows Live Mail 2008 offers similar features like Outlook Express, plus some great new ones—like free access to Windows Live Hotmail and integration with other Windows Live services. Main features of Windows Live Mail 2008 are: Fast - Access multiple e-mail accounts in one place - Drag, drop, and organize with one click - Compose ... (read more)

WLM 8.5 Installation Error: Unable to install Windows Live Messenger 8.5 problem fix

Sunday, June 24th, 2007

Are you unable to install Windows Live Messenger 8.5 Beta (MSN Messenger 8.5)? Do your installation gets stuck at "Please wait a few moments while we get your computer ready for the installation..." ? The installer disappears and does not continue after this screen? You can proceed with the following: Make sure ... (read more)

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