Tips and Tricks

Ways to Identify Safe Websites on the Internet

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The cyberspace is flooded with a lot scrupulous website and phishing website. Even well-known websites can be  compromised and used to deliver viruses and other forms of malware. The aim of the piece of writing is to explain howWays to Identify Safe Websites on the Internet you can check whether a website is safe before you visit it through free online website checking services listed below:

1. Google Safe Browsing Diagnostic - is a service by Google that helps scan websites for malware. Just paste below link in your browser address bar: http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=simplexlinx.com and hit enter, you can replace then replace “simplexlinx.com” with any other domain you want to look up. Go to Google Safe Browsing Diagnostic

2. URL Void - scans websites for malware. It checks if links are safe or not through WOT (Web of Trust), McAfee SiteAdvisor, Norton SafeWeb and some other free online malware scanners. Go to URL Void.

3. Unmask Parasites - scan websites for hidden malware and bugs. Unmask Parasites is based upon Google Safe Browsing Diagnostic, and will show you if a webpage is clean or compromised. Go to Unmask Parasites Read More

Tips To Avoid Malware Infections

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Firstly, what is a maleware? According to Wikipedia, Malware, short for malicious software, consists of programming (code, scripts, active content, and other software) designed to disrupt or deny operation, gather information that leads to loss of privacy or exploitation, gain unauthorized access to system resources, and other abusive behavior.

Malware is abundant in cyberspace and more than likely, it’s trying to make its way to you. Applying the tips below can save you time, money and the pain of losing vital information.

1. Get a firewall. Firewall is a piece of computer software intended to prevent unauthorized access to system software or data. Firewall is a must have for every computer user.

2. Install Antivirus software:A utility that searches a hard disk for viruses and removes any that are found. Some of the best antivirus provides real time protection. Here are some I recommend:Tips To Avoid Malware Infections

Avast

Avira Antivir

And

AVG

You can also take advantage of online antivirus scanner like Panda security Read More

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How To Create A Falling Matrix Code Effect In Notepad

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We all remember the famous Matrix Move. One fascinating graphical effect of the Matrix movie is the falling green codes, showing random sequence of numbers plunging downward.

Today we are going to direct our own Matrix Reloaded Move, not with sophisticate cameras um um, not with the Wachowkis, the famous directors of The Matrix Move nor Village Roadshow Pictures and Silver Pictures the move studios.

In this move, we will be the Author, director, and the programmer. The only tool at our disposal will be Notepad :)

Open Notepad copy and paste the codes below in it.

@echo off
color 02
:start
echo %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%
goto start

After pasting the above code in notepad save it as matrix.bat or anything.bat

Double click on the saved file and watch your Matrix Reloaded run.

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Note:

You can edit the script to suit your need.
Color 02 gives a green effect
Color 01 gives a blue effect. You can try other various color schemes

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How To Create An Invisible Folder On PC

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In this tutorial we will make a window folder invisible without any software. Trust me it’s very simple. Just follow the simple steps below.

1. Create a new Folder.

2. Right click on the newly created folder hit rename by now the “New Folder” will be highlighted in blue.

3. Activate the NumLock by hitting the NumLock button on your keyboard. Now hold [Alt] Key and press “0160” (without the quotes). Laptop users should hold [Alt] Key and press “MJOM” (without the quotes).

4. If step three is properly executed we will have a blank nameless folder. Now right click on the nameless folder and click properties.

5. Select properties and then click Customize

6. Click on Change Icon…

7. Now scroll to right, select one of the blank spaces between images.

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8. Click ok and apply

Congratulations! You have just created your invisible folder

Kindly note that the folder may appear to be invisible but in reality it is right there before your eyes :)

Do not place the invisible folder on your desktop; doing so will make it visible after some seconds. It is advisable to place the invisible folder inside another folder or a group of folders.

Other Tips:

“Select All” (Edit > Select All) option creates a small blue selection around the purported invisible folder. Click on edit and hit select all or press Ctrl + A.

We can get a glimpse of the invisible folder by refreshing.

To delete the invincible folder, simply click on it and delete.

DeskDuster Screen

Hide All Desktop Icons Within A Time Limit With DeskDuster

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Frequent installation of software on our PC results to too many icons laying on our desktop. An over clustered desktop looks clumsy, thereby hiding some of the cool wallpapers on your PC screen. Desktops clustered with lots of icons can be a real pain.  You may also find it difficult to carryout other activities since you don’t have enough space on your desktop; It could also pose some privacy challenge because your icons will be visible to casual observers.

To solve these issues, you can use a freeware called DeskDuster. This cool application automatically hides your desktop icons when you get inactive for specified duration of time. DeskDuster default time is 5 minutes, but you can change the timing to suite your need. To see the icons again, simply move the mouse or press any key on the keyboard.

DeskDuster Screen

The idea behind DeskDuster/Benefits of using DeskDuster
*It helps in hiding the icons on the desktop, Thereby allowing the user to look at the wallpaper images while the PC is inactive.
*It may also be helpful for privacy minded users because it helps in hiding your desktop icons from casual observers while you are not using your PC

This program has been tested and works under Windows7 / Vista / 2000\XP. Click here to download the program.

This program is a freeware. If you find the program useful a little donation to the UNICEF is encouraged by the author of the program.