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Multiple iphones (iOS devices) – One PC | Posted on by Anuj Varma

How do you sync multiple devices to one iTunes? 
In general, one iTunes instance = one device – try and change devices and you have a nightmare on your hands. However, I came across a method where I could at … Continue reading


Finding out your full domain and username on windows | Posted on by Anuj Varma

Username
From a DOS prompt, type echo %USERNAME% /domain . This should return your username as registered in the current domain.
Full Domain Name
I can never  remember the full domain name – an easy way to look it up is to type … Continue reading


Inserting code snippets into MS Word documents | Posted on by Anuj Varma

Step 1 – Insert Object from MS Word’s INSERT menu. Select OBJECT from the drop-down (as opposed to ‘Text from file’).

 
Step 2 – You should see an ‘Object’ pop-up – that contains a list of ‘object types’ that you can … Continue reading


Outlook messages open up in MS Word | Posted on by Anuj Varma

Here’s what happens – you open outlook to compose a new message (or reply to an existing one). Instead of Outlook as your editor, MS Word takes over at this point. Confusion ensues – since Word’s window is always hidden … Continue reading


Facebook– Essential Missing Functionality | Posted on by Anuj Varma

For the world’s leading social networking site, these missing features are inexcusable:

Unable to edit status updates (there’s a trick that can be used on updates containing images – but not on regular, non-image updates).
‘Send’ button (e.g. while messaging someone) – … Continue reading


iTunes 11–Missing sidebar and File menu | Posted on by Anuj Varma

Not sure why these are hidden by default on the Windows version of iTunes.

To recover the File menu bar –> CTRL B
To recover the sidebar –> CTRL S

Phew….


Of the many things I miss in the Classic Windows View – the Windows Explorer navigation is one of them. In Windows 7, the navigation pane (the leftmost pane), does not have the same folder as the rightmost pane (the … Continue reading


ODBC 32 bit drivers on Windows 7 | Posted on by Anuj Varma

When I opened the ODBC control panel (on Windows 7) and started enumerating the built-in database drivers, I got a bit of a shock. Not only were the Microsoft Access drivers missing from the list – so were a bunch … Continue reading


Two easy ways to edit pdfs (free of cost) | Posted on by Anuj Varma

I am still not sure why Adobe (the company) does not offer an online editing tool for editing pdfs. Until they offer something like this, one has to rely on 3rd party vendors who have filled in this gap. My … Continue reading


Reusing an old email to target a group of email recipients | Posted on by Anuj Varma

When you have a large list of email recipients that you need to send the same email to, it is often convenient to dig through a previous email (could be from another user, or could be one that you had … Continue reading