How To

I have not felt need to change name for my Facebook account yet, but a guest asked that how can he change his first and last name on Facebook. You can change your display name for Facebook account from Facebook settings. You can also add an alternative name or nick name for Facebook account. In the upper right corner of the Facebook page, click on gear icon and select ‘Account Settings’. In ‘General’ tab, under general account settings first editable option is name. You can edit that to change your name for Facebook account – BUT NOT SO FAST! Few Facebook users try to change their name and get the following error. “We require everyone to use their real name on Facebook.” Facebook won’t allow you to change your name easily, because Facebook has certain policies and rules for name changes.

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Bypass the activation process and run iOS 5 firmware. This hack will not work on the iPad 2. On iDevices with a cellular modem, this may permanently upgrade your baseband, and will also prevent activation with your carrier as you are bypassing it. This method is not a jailbreak, but after using it you can use iOS 5 beta without activating it. This iOS 5 hack exploits a security flaw in the activation screen. Requires no hacking or jalbreaking and is super easy. Here it is:

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win7 volume booster laptop

Windows 7 comes with many hidden performance tweaks. But sometimes its just a matter of understanding settings and controls of specific program which is in use. Have you ever been annoyed by the low level volume of Windows 7 at your Laptop? I am talking about the laptop volume tweak for installed Windows 7 in it. Laptops offer even poor quality of volume level. One trick is to use VLC Player if your file is playable at this player and press CTRL+UP/DOWN arrow keys to raise volume up to 400% while the control is at VLC media player. The second tweak involves tweaking volume settings in control panel. This method will increase laptop volume which is powered by windows 7. So here it is.

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configure joystick mame game

Lots of time we have been questioned about how to use joystick with MAME emulator or games powered by MAME. Imagine if you are playing your favorite classic game and are about to hit a particular milestone you struggled hard for but unluckily pressed ‘Windows’ key. It can happen when you are playing with older version of MAME using Ctrl and Alt keys of your keyboard. Right in between these keys there is ‘Windows’ key which will bring start menu in front of you and minimize the game. Result is power loss of life failure. Here we will answer that question about how to configure your joystick with MAME so that you may enjoy the full gaming experience. Of course it comfortable to use joystick rather than keyboard arrow keys while hitting combos.

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Some files and folders can only be accessed in Windows when you are logged in as an administrator. Sometimes a file you just edited, saved and closed using some software won’t reopen or will not be deleted if you are done working with it. In this case there is an easy solution to re-edit that file. Similarly if you need to edit hosts file located at c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts to block or unblock websites you need administrator level privileges to edit this file.

Sometimes as an administrator when you try to open some protected file, it says “access denied”. This is confusing because you are logged in as the administrator and if you don’t have access to all files of your system, who else will? The fix is simple.

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ipad cleaning and care techmynd

Got new iPad? Children love your shiny new iPad, and it has the fingerprints to prove it. What’s the best way to keep iPad looking like new? The Apple iPad screen being sensitive to touch is like a magnet for fingerprints and the marks are visible when the screen is off or you’re using any app with a dark background or turn it off.

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MSN messenger offers a lot of updates from different social networking websites and your social network. MSN is also a social community. You can do a lot of stuff any social website can offer at the MSN social community. e.g. join friend’s network, send them message, make friends, invite people and more. Its Windows Live network or you can say it MSN Live network. When you open your msn messenger, in the bottom there comes a lot of blinking updates and messages you can choose to be notified about or disable these updates. You can hide updates from people, events, and groups. If you want to customize this service then here is the tip.

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Orkut, FaceBook, YouTube, Twitter, Digg are great sites to waste time on the internet. Well you can spend quality time there to build your network or you can sit all the day long playing FarmVille. You have got to set some limits to protect your kids wasting their time. The good news is, you can block any website for a specific PC at home using hosts file. Here is how to do it.

Open the file “c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts” in notepad or go to Start > Run and type / copy-paste c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts. Choose open with notepad in the option. The contents of the file will be displayed and will be something like this:

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