Microsoft doesn’t necessarily promote the customization on Internet Explorer, however that doesn’t mean that you can’t modify it to your taste. In this tutorial, we’ll be showing you how to change the window title in IE Version 7. (This might work with Version 6, however, it has been not tested out and is not recommended.)
The window title is the program’s name that appears after the webpage’s title.
If you’re worried that this simple registry tweak might somehow mess up your system, back up the registry before you start.
- Open the registry editor: To do this in Vista, hit Start and search regedit.exe.
In XP, press the Start button, click Run, and type regedit.
- Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
- Create a new string named Window Title by going to Edit > New > String Value.
- Call it “Window Title” (no quotes).
- Enter the window title you would like to see in IE.
- Restart or start up Internet Explorer to see your changes.
Some ideas for window titles:
- Internet Exploder
- This browser sucks
- Netscape Navigator 7
That’s it! Have fun.
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JamLegend is an free and browser-based game. The object of the game is to hit the notes scrolling through the screen to gain points, like Guitar Hero and Rock Band. The game features over 100 tracks from indie bands such as Kill the Alarm and Bury the Bully. There is also a multiplayer aspect where you can challenge your friends an try to beat their scores. The game also supports 3 difficulty levels: Easy, Medium and Hard.
What are you waiting for? Try it today!
Note: The game is still in private beta, so you need this secret link to sign up.
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The Wayback Machine is a site that has over 85 billion web pages archived all the way back from 1996, when the web was still young. Simply enter a URL into the site and get ready to take a trip down memory lane! You can visit the site here.
Here are some older versions of popular sites that you might wanna check out:
Microsoft.com on October 20, 1996
Google on November 11th, 1998
YouTube on April 28th, 2005 (Launch Date)
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At one point or another, you’ve probably noticed that your laptop’s screen is infested with dirty fingerprints and smudges. These can get just plain annoying (especially if you have a black desktop background) because your workspace doesn’t feel that clean. Well, to fix this, we ninjas have a special laptop screen-cleaning technique that has been passed on through many generations. Finally, this secret will be revealed to the public eye!
There are two methods to clean your laptop screen:
Method 1: Simply take a 100% cotton towel, or t-shirt and wipe off the screen. It’s as easy as that. However, this may not work for some screens, so if this isn’t doing the trick, follow the second method.
Method 2: This method is still relatively simple but requires a few household materials.
You’ll Need: Rubbing Alcohol (70% or better), distilled water, a spray bottle and 100% cotton cloth, or lint-free microfiber cloth.
- Mix the rubbing alcohol with distilled water, so there is about 50% of each in there.
- Pour your “Secret Solution” into a spray bottle.
- Spray the solution onto a 100% cotton cloth or a lint-free microfiber cloth.
- Now wipe your screen with the cloth! (Be careful not to apply to much pressure to the screen, or you’ll leave streaks!)
Enjoy your glossy newly cleaned screen!
Important Note: It is important to never clean your laptop screen with just water, as this can leave mineral streaks which could potentially damage your display.
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Mozilla Firefox is known as one of the fastest web browsers available. Now, have you ever considered the possibility of making it even faster? This tutorial will show you how to do just that.
What You’ll Need:
Let’s Get Started!
- First, open up Firefox 3.
- In the address bar type about:config
- A small warning message will pop up saying that messing around with the program might mess with your warranty, however we know what we are doing, so just click Continue.
- Right click anywhere in the about:config page area, and select New>String.
- Then type nglayout.initialpaint.delay in the textbox and hit OK.
- Another textbox will come up. In it, simply type 0 and hit OK.
What we just did: Firefox waits 250 milliseconds before loading a page, but after this quick tweak, your page will load immediately after you hit “Go”.
Finish It Up
- Mozilla also recommends that you create content.notify.interval and set it to match the nglayout value (0)
That’s It! You’re done!
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The stand out effect is a simple, easy, and fast way to give a picture new meaning. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to leave your subject in color, and set your background to Black and White. Thus giving you the “Stand Out” effect.
What You’ll Need
- A Windows PC running Paint.Net
- A Picture to Edit
3 to 4 Minutes
Let’s Get Started
- Assuming you have Paint.Net opened already, open your image.
- Use the magic wand tool to select your subject (hold down Ctrl if selecting multiple items, and make sure to set the tolerance of the magic wand to an appropriate level).
- Once your subject is selected, press Ctrl+C to copy it to the clipboard.
- Create a new layer and paste your image in using Ctrl+V.
- Now, switch back to your first layer (called Background) and press Ctrl+A to select all.
- Next, go to Adjustments>Black and White.
And You’re Done! Save your image, do what ever you want with it! Enjoy!
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