Restricting a Website - very easy

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Posted by abhilash sitaram | Posted in | Posted on 12:06 AM


Suppose you wanna block www.orkut.com then or some other site like the below one

1] Browse C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc

2] Find the file named HOSTS and open it with notepad

3] Go to the last line - "127.0.0.1 localhost" - under that add 127.0.0.2 www.orkut.com, and then that site will no longer be accessible !!!

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C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

127.0.0.1 localhost
127.0.0.2 www.orkut.com

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If you wanna block more sites you can add more lines to this by addling 1 to the Loop back IP

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C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

127.0.0.1 localhost
127.0.0.2 www.orkut.com
127.0.0.3 www.yahoomail.com
127.0.0.4 www.gmail.com

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Group Policy
Open Group Policy (Run -> gpedit.msc)

Go to User configuration -> Windows settings -> Internet explorer maintenance->
security -> double click Security zones

Enable security zones and privacy by selecting import the current security zones and privacy settings -> Click on modify settings -> Click on privacy -> Click site -> In the address of the web site tab add the site name you wanna block -> Click block -> click OK -> OK -> OK


This will block the site.

Unlock & Unhide Windows 7 Hidden Themes for Regional Countries

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Posted by abhilash sitaram | Posted in | Posted on 8:12 PM


1. Go to \Windows\winsxs Directory

2. Search for *.theme.

3. Double click themes with name in the format of so n so to apply and save the theme.


AU, CA, GB, & RSA(ZA) are the default Regional Countries themes hidden in windows 7

Windows Azure

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Posted by abhilash sitaram | Posted in | Posted on 7:10 AM


Microsoft's Windows Azure Platform is a cloud platform offering that "provides a wide range of Internet services that can be consumed from both on-premises environments or the Internet"(though the platform itself is not made available for on-premises ). It is significant in that it is Microsoft's first step into cloud computing following the launch of the Microsoft Online Services offering.

First Look: Windows Phone 7 Series Hands on Demo

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Posted by abhilash sitaram | Posted in | Posted on 7:04 AM


This is it! What you've all been waiting for: your first look at Windows Phone 7. Corporate Vice President of Windows Phone Program Management Joe Belfiore gives us a full demo of the announcements being made today at Mobile World Congress.



Link:

http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/LauraFoy/First-Look-Windows-Phone-7-Series-Hands-on-Demo/

Microsoft Photosynth

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Posted by abhilash sitaram | Posted in | Posted on 4:02 AM


Photosynth is a software application from Microsoft Live Labs and the University of Washington that analyzes digital photographs and generates a three-dimensional model of the photos and a point cloud of a photographed object.

More:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Photosynth

Web Page:
http://photosynth.net/

Microsoft Research AutoCollage 2008

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Posted by abhilash sitaram | Posted in | Posted on 3:53 AM


Photo collages celebrate important events and themes in our lives. Pick a folder, press a button, and in a few minutes AutoCollage presents you with a unique memento to print or email to your family and friends.


Read more:
http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/cambridge/projects/autocollage/

Chennai .Net user group is conducting Academic Developer Conference on 12th march 2010 ...For more detail pls visit....

Link:
http://cnugstudent.in/CNUGStudent/