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XP mode in Windows 7

April 30th, 2009

Microsoft is bringing in Windows XP mode in Windows 7 to provide flexibility to run older programs in Windows 7 PC. According to the Windows Blog, All you require to install proper applications directly in Windows XP Mode which is a virtual Windows XP environment running under Windows Virtual PC. The apps will be published to the Windows 7 desktop and then you can run Window XP directly from Windows 7.

Microsoft will shortly releasing the beta of Windows XP Mode and Windows Virtual PC for Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate. It’s good news for business and individuals who are running Windows out of taste.

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How to Lock File in Win Rar & Win Zip

January 24th, 2009

If you  want to lock a file with a password …You can do it simply using win rar..
Almost all archives support giving password, including WinZip, 7-Zip and it’s not something unusual with Win Rar.
However Win Rar is more comfortable to lock a file with password.
And if you are setting access like this, it is better you set the compression level to “Store”, which will make the compression and decompression faster, since the main endeavor here is to set a password.
1) Right click on the file for which you want the password to b put.
2) Click on “Add to Archive”.
3) Then go to Advanced tab.
4)Click on set password…choose your password.
5) Click ok.
6) A winrar file with your filename will be created.
7) Next you may delete the original file, since you have now compressed it with a password.Anyone trying to open the rar file won’t be able to open that, except he knows the password.

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