appz · microsoft · windows

Adding new programs to Default Programs

For a week I was facing problem while associating files to open with some application. Though I was able to locate the application, yet it didn't showed up on the open with dialog, like this: (Here, I browsed for the application. yet it is not appearing here.) I stumbled across this solution: http://windowsxp.mvps.org/openwithadd.htm This nifty… Continue reading Adding new programs to Default Programs

appz · microsoft · windows

The computer did not resync because the required time change was too big

Microsoft Windows Vista has a built-in feature to synchronize your machine's time automatically with global time servers around the world. The service can be scheduled to run automatically and works like charm keeping your system time up-to date, but there's a tiny catch in here. If your computer's clock is async for more than 15… Continue reading The computer did not resync because the required time change was too big

gmail · microsoft · orkut

Importing contact from Gmail crashes Microsoft outlook

Problem: While importing contacts from the CSV exported from Gmail, Microsoft outlook crashes. Details: This post specifically applies to people who have linked there orkut account to Gmail and have some really weird names added to their contact list. Somehow the email client isn't able to handle long names in the email field and it… Continue reading Importing contact from Gmail crashes Microsoft outlook

appz · blogging · microsoft

Sample test post from MSN Live Writer

Hi all, I am writing this post from inside the MSN Live Writer and let's see what are its capabilities. It has a spell-checker inbuilt. It automatically customizes your post width according to you weblog. Facility to load images.  It's auto numbering feature doesn't works 😦 It also provides to add links, like this. Ummy,… Continue reading Sample test post from MSN Live Writer