What to do when external hard drive not recognized?

Have you ever been in this situation where your external hard drive not recognized when you plugged it to the computer? What did you do to solve the problem? Basically, there are several steps that you need to follow to diagnose and investigate why your external hard drive is not recognized by the computer.

Download Adobe flash RTMP video streams using RTMPDump

I want to download a file but it uses RTMP protocol. Even though the file extension is .flv, but I cannot download them as I always do with HTTP or FTP. RTMP is Real-Time Messaging Protocol which was designed for high-performance transmission of audio, video and data between Adobe Flash Platform technologies, such as Adobe […]

Remove PDF Password using PDF Password Remover Tool

There are two types of password protections in PDF which is, User Password – Password to open the PDF file Owner Password – Password to print, copy, modify the PDF file If your PDF file is protected with User Password, this trick will not work for you. This tool will not be able to recover […]

Portable BlogDesk with Dropbox

Portable BlogDesk with Dropbox I’m using BlogDesk as my desktop blogging client to update my blogs. The interface is straightforward, can manage multiple blogs, and easy to use. Most of the time, I will use my PC and laptop to update my blogs. Both have Blogdesk installed but the data are kept in each device […]

WordPress Error: Is its parent directory writable by the server?

When I want to upload a file to my WordPress blog, there was an error shown on the Media page like in the image above. “facebook.png” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory /home/OLDPATH/public_html/BLOG/wp-content/uploads/2011/03. Is its parent directory writable by the server? Supposedly there should be no problems because I […]

Automatic Update Copyright Year in WordPress Footer

It is new year guys. Have you update the copyright year in your WordPress footer? Make sure it is year 2011 and not 2010. 😛 Here is a tip that you can use to automatically update the copyright year. Open up your footer.php theme file, and add this line: <p>Copyright &copy; 2005 – <?php echo […]

Delete Files in C:\Windows\Installer

I was shocked when found out free space in my C drive is only 94MB left. At first I thought it was because of a virus attack so I did run virus scan on my computer but got negative result. So I run disk space analyzer and here is the result. As you can see, […]

Automatically Empty Recycle Bin

When we delete a file, that file will move into Recycle Bin. There, we have options whether to restore it or just empty the Recycle Bin. I usually empty my Recycle Bin before I shut down my computer. But, it would be more better if evertime when I delete a file, it will completely remove […]

Delete or Erase files with Eraser

I use my PC mostly for blogging, internet surfing and sometimes pay bills online. I also store sensitive information such as my education grades (this can be sensitive information too :p ) in my PC. Everything that I do and files that I saved are recorded and stored into the hard disk. Even though I […]

“Hack” Huawei E220 – Make it supports up to 7.2Mbps

By default, Huawei E220 can only support up to 3.6Mbps speed. In Malaysia, 3.6Mbps is the top speed that 3.5G broadband users can get. But the truth is, it is just a fantasy. No one will get that speed. By default, Huawei E220 only can handles 3.6Mbps connection I even asked Celcom technician to do […]