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How to recover ms.word file

March 20, 2011 Leave a comment

Have we ever been in situation where our ms.word file damaged or corrupted so that we can’t open it normally?. This can be happened because of failure in Windows or MS Word that caused by interruption due to the voltage up and down or shutdown suddenly before we have time to save our document.

If that ever been happened to us, of course we were very annoyed whereas we’ve typed it hardly. However, now, we don’t have to worry anymore because we can use the freeware “WordRepair”. With that freeware, we can repair the corrupted word file and saved into a document format as *. rtf.

This freeware supports for Microsoft Word 6.0, MS Word 95, MS Word 97, MS 2000, MS XP, and MS 2003. For those who has MS Word 2007 is no longer need this freeware because it has included this feature.

This freeware is portable application that after we have successfully downloaded it, we can directly run it by clicking  without having it istalled first, so it is suitable if we are mobile. To get it please download here.

The steps to repair the corrupted word file is as follows :

  1. Run WordRepair
  2. Click Repair/Open to open a word file that will be corrected
  3. Click on Save and save it in *. rtf format
Word Repair

Word Repair

How to disable regedit on windows xp

March 19, 2011 Leave a comment

Regedit or Registry Editor in Windows has the function to view, create or modify registry in Windows. Well, because of its function, sometimes it is abused by people or users as intruder to endanger the system registry on our computer. Here we will provide on how to disable regedit so that not everyone can modify it.

Here is the steps to do that

  1. Click Start> Run> then type gpedit.msc and press Enter so it will appear the windows Group Policy Editor
  2. Click User Configuration> Administrative Templates> System, it looks like below :
  3. regedit

    regedit

  4. Select and double-click Prevent access to registry editing tools, then appear dialog box as below :
  5. regedit1

    regedit1

  6. Select “enabled” on the options
  7. select “yes” on “disable regedit from editing tools?”
  8. Click OK or Apply
  9. Close the window gpedit

Now, whenever user try to access  regedit, it will display a warning like below

regedit2

regedit2

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How to remove recycle bin icon in windows xp

March 17, 2011 1 comment

Recycle Bin is a temporary storage for files and folders that we have deleted earlier. Sometimes we delete a file/folder accidentally, whereas we still need that file / folder. Restoring that file / folder from recycle bin, will make us get file/folder again.

To avoid things that are not desirable, we can hide the Recycle Bin icon from the desktop and also from Windows Explorer. Thus others can not easily tamper with the contents of the Recycle Bin that may we still need later. To remove or hide the Recycle Bin icon, follow these steps below :

First, run the group policy editor (gpedit)
Second, after window Group Policy Editor open, then click User
Configuration->Administrative Templates->Desktop

recycle

recycle

Third, move to the right pane, then double click on “Remove Recycle Bin icon from the desktop”, then it will appear the window “Remove Recycle Bin icon from the desktop”, as the image below

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Fourth, select “enabled”
Fifth, proceed by clicking OK and close gpedit
Sixth, log off and then log on again to see the effect

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