Tag Archives: notepad

How to Add “Open with Notepad” to the Context Menu on Windows 7

I always like having a  context menu option “Open with Notepad”, it allows me to quickly open up files, see it’s content and sometimes edit it. I find the Open with notepad very useful because the default method of opening unknown files always directs you to a list of known applications which is a pain to deal with. We will ... Read More »

How to Simply Lock and Unlock your Folder

Last January I wrote a trick on how you can simply make your valuable folders invisible. This time a folder trick that will lock your Windows folder. We will create a lock program and unlocking program. This trick will be very useful if you don’t want your friends, family members or other people that are sharing your computer to access ... Read More »

How to Remove Worm MyMP3.vbs

MyMP3.vbs is a worm that spreads itself through USB devices. This worm usually infects Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Server 2003 machines. So I guess Vista machines are safe from this infection. This virus creates a folder icon named MyMP3.vbs. This worm sets itself to your autorun files so that it can spread easily. Unfortunately some antiviruses can’t remove ... Read More »

How to easily access your Yahoo! accounts straight from your desktop

Do you know that you can easily access your Yahoo accounts straight from your desktop? and there’s no need to enter your username and password! Here’s the super simple procedures: Right click on your desktop then select create a new shortcut. Enter the  link of your preferred account (shown below)  and replace “MYUSERNAME” with your username and “MYPASSWORD” with your ... Read More »

How to use Notepad as a Simple Electronic Diary

I love to use notepad. I am using notepad as my electronic diary. It’s very simple, easy to use and loads fast. Aside from bookmarking sites that I found interesting I also put the links on my notepad. When I read a good line or quote I also save it to my notepad. You can also find some of my ... Read More »

How to Defrag Multiple Hard Drives at once in Windows XP

Defragging your computer is one of the way’s to optimize the performance of your computer but it will consume a lot of time and very inconvenient if you are going to defrag two or three hard drives at once. Windows XP has a Disk Defragment utility but unfortunately it doesn’t allow you to defrag multiple disk at the same time. ... Read More »