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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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