Archive for the ‘Tips’ Category

  Recently (June 6, 2012) Adobe introduced its new Flash player version 11.3 which supports protected mode for advance protection and allow flash plugin to run outside browser process and create separate sand-boxed version of flash plugin with low integrity process that will surely increase protection from bugs/flaws in Flash players discovered in the recent […]

  Updating PHP in CentOS to latest PHP 5.3 or PHP 5.4 is not an easy task so I am writing this post. I had to do this for a project in which I need to install latest Zend Loader with PHP 5.3 support.

  You can download a w7 security benchmark from https://benchmarks.cisecurity.org/en-us/?route=downloads.multiform. In addition to the recommendations there you may want to:   1. Disable Teredo tunneling. http://www.mydigitallife.info/how-to-disable-tcpipv6-teredo-tunneling-in-vista/.   2. Unbind Client for Microsoft Network and Printer and File sharing from all network adapters.   3. Disable Remote Desktop service.   4. Disable UPNP device host.   […]

  Windows 7 includes a little-known new feature called Virtual Wi-Fi, which effectively turns your PC or laptop into a software-based WiFi router. Any other Wi-Fi-enabled devices within range a desktop, laptop, an iPod perhaps will “see” you as a new network and once logged on, immediately be able to share your internet connection. This […]

Enable/Disable Windows Hibernation

Posted: 4th November 2011 by Babar Shafiq in System Administration, Tips
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  To enable hibernation. To do this, follow these steps: 1. Click Start , click All Programs , and then click Accessories . 2. Right-click Command Prompt , and then click Run as administrator . If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow . 3. […]

Facebook Feature You Must Activate

Posted: 31st October 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Discussion, Internet, Tips
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  Facebook recently unveiled  the most dramatic updates to its privacy settings in a year. Out of all of them, there’s one new feature that you really must turn on as soon as it becomes available to you: profile review. Here’s how to activate profile review. 1. Click on “account” in the upper right-hand corner […]