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.chm file : This program cannot display the webpage error

May 11, 2014 Leave a comment

Scenario : You downloaded a chm file from the internets and when you try to open it, you see the file opening but the content shows “This program cannot display the webpage”. How do you view it ??

Solution : While this is a common problem for those who download .chm files but who does nowadays, right ?? Anyways, When you try to open the file it will open but the pages that will be displayed will have the ‘This program cannot display the webpage’ error as shown below :

Cannot open .chm file error

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Google becomes more smart : gives Movie dates

July 12, 2012 Leave a comment

You can already do plenty of calculations and conversions right in Google’s search box, and it looks like the company’s now made it even smarter still. Searching for the title of an upcoming movie or video game plus “release date” will now instantly give you Google’s best guess for when the title will actually be released ( which i guess is apparently based on how often it’s been mentioned on certain websites).

Searches for movie and video game release dates are now showing what Google thinks is the best answer based on info that it finds on various websites. As you can see in the image above, just use the name of the movie or game and add “release date” to the query to get search results like this. Google shows what it thinks the release date will be and also lists the sources it used.

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Get New YouTube Homepage Design

June 15, 2012 4 comments

YouTube is currently testing a brand new interface for its website.  Although only a few people have been able to test the new layout.

If you want to test the new design right now,here’s a nifty trick to get the secret YouTube design right now even if its not enabled in your account.

This method uses a simple cookie to enable the new layout. Following are the required instructions:

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Google easter egg eats your Google search results

April 28, 2012 Leave a comment

Google offers just so much fun things to do if you are bored of the traditional searching, what with Google doodles and various easter eggs (that we have covered before), you should take a look at the latest easter egg from the search giant. Just type ‘Zerg Rush’ in Google search box and watch the ‘O’s eat up all your ‘Zerg Rush’ search results.

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Play Tetris in uTorrent

February 23, 2012 2 comments

Ever had to wait for a download to finish in utorrent and did not know what to do to while away the time ?? How about playing a game of Tetris?

Its a very easy trick : Launch uTorrent and click on the Help menu, then click on the About uTorrent option

This will bring up the about box, press the “T” key to launch a round of Tetris.

The game will get started right away, you can use the left and right arrow keys to move, the up arrow will rotate the shape and the down arrow will increase the descending speed of the current shape.

A ‘No to all’ button in Windows

February 9, 2012 1 comment

It all began the day when i was trying to copy a very huge folder with over 1000’s of files and trying to copy it into an already existing folder with a different structure or so i thought. It all began nice and easy but then it hit a reef. It encountered a folder with the same name, containing files with same name but the contents of those files were entirely different and showed me a dialog asking me whether i want to overwrite the files or let it be. It provided me with the options of ‘Yes’, ‘Yes to All’, ‘No’ or ‘Cancel’

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Here is why i admire Google so much….

January 4, 2012 Leave a comment

It all began when i published this post and now yet again i see why google is the best at what it does. A picture is worth a thousand words.

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