Category Archives: Windows XP

Managing your bookmarks with xmarks.

This tool works by cloud-storing your bookmark files and synchronizing them between computers.
I used this tool from at least 7 years.
The tool synchronization allowing for full merges or overwrites from the server or any linked workstation.
Come with addons for Firefox and works well with Chrome,Internet Explorer and Safari.
The next image show you how data bookmarks from server will restore your bookmarks:
xmarks free tutorials

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How to clear ARP Cache in Windows OS ?

The Address Resolution Protocol named ARP it is a component of IP networking on any operating system.
Without this system, a machine could not communicate to the outside world.
The ARP Cache is a collection of ARP entries / mostly dynamic that are created when a hostname is resolved to an IP address and then an IP address is resolved to a MAC address .
The PC will store that newly mapped address in the ARP cache and then will stay there until the ARP cache entry timeout expires.
So open a command prompt run as admin this command:

To delete a single entry you can use this:

… where the  xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx it’s the ip address.
To delete or flush entire arp cache use this command:

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Calibre – best application to read your books.

I wrote about this application because I used often when I read books, programming books or documentation
Calibre is an open source e-book tool that allows you to:

      • organize your e-book library
      • convert e-books to various formats
      • interact with your e-book reader
      • Library Management
      • E-book conversion
      • Syncing to e-book reader devices
      • Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form
      • Comprehensive e-book viewer
      • Content server for online access to your book collection
      • E-book editor for the major e-book formats

Also can be used with Windows , Linux , Macintosh or calibre portable build can be run on any windows computer.
This is one screenshot , you can also customize this application.
calibre

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How to convert mkv file into avi file format with ffmpeg.

This is very simple. You need to use ffmpeg tool.
If your file is named my_file.mkv then use this command:
ffmpeg -acodec copy -vcodec copy -i my_file.mkv out_file.avi
The output will be out_file.avi with directly copy the audio and video streams from the mkv to an avi .

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How to show your passwords saved in Chrome.

It’s very easy , just open one google chrome tab and write this :
chrome://settings/passwords
Now you can see one new window with your saved passwords …

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