17 November 2008

“Family means too much, Friends are too valuable, And life is too short, To put-off sharing with people, How much they really mean to you, And pursuing whatever it is that makes you happy.” - Thanks Dinesh for sharing.

Check previous post also What's So Important?

16 November 2008

Minor Folk Dance (Ghoomar  - Run Jhun Baaje Doodhra) group. Bellow is their performance in Orlando Talent Show 2008 of Gujarati Society of Central Florida.


Nokia is a worlds most favorite mobile phone brand because of its feature, durability and customer satisfaction, in the every phone company set some secret code for troubleshooting and for secure information. hear some of the secret code

  1. *#06#          -  To display IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity).
  2. *#7780#    -  To reset the phone to factory settings.
  3. *#0000#   -  To view the phone software version.
  4. *#2820#    -  To view Bluetooth device address.
  5. *#3370#    -  Enhanced Full Rate Codec (EFR) activation. Increase signal   strength, better signal reception. It also help if u want to use GPRS and the service is not responding or too slow. Phone battery will drain faster though.
  6. *#3370*    -  (EFR) deactivation. Phone will automatically restart. Increase battery life by 30% because phone receives less signal from network.
  7. *#4720#   -  Half Rate Codec activation.
  8. *#4720*    -  Half Rate Codec deactivation. The phone will automatically restart
  9. *#746025625#  -  Sim clock allowed status.
  10. *#67705646#     -  This will clear the LCD display
  11. #pw+1234567890+1#        - To Shows if sim have restrictions.
  12. *#7328748263373738#  - resets security code. (Default security code is 12345 ).
  13. *#62209526#    - To Display the MAC address of the WLAN adapter. This is available only in the newer devices that supports WLAN like N80.
  14. *#3925538#        -  To delete the contents and code of wallet.
  15. *#7370925538# - To reset the wallet code, If you forgot wallet code for Nokia S60 phone.

    Note, your data in the wallet will be erased. Phone will ask you the lock code. Default lock code is: 12345

  16. *#92702689#    -  takes you to a secret menu where you may find some of the information below:

    1. Displays Serial Number.

    2. Displays the Month and Year of Manufacture

    3. Displays (if there) the date where the phone was purchased (MMYY)

    4. Displays the date of the last repair - if found (0000)

    5. Shows life timer of phone (time passes since last start)

  17. Unlock service provider  - Insert sim, turn phone on and press vol up(arrow keys) for 3 seconds, should say pin code. Press C,then press * message should flash, press * again and 04*pin*pin*pin#
  18. Change closed caller group (settings >security settings>user groups) to 00000 and ure phone will sound the message tone when you are near a radar speed trap. Setting it to 500 will cause your phone 2 set off security alarms at shop exits, gr8 for practical jokes! (works with some of the Nokia phones.)

            Press and hold “0″ on the main screen to open wap browser.

15 November 2008

Microsoft Windows originally GUI Operating system and no need to remember Command to operate Microsoft windows but combination of GUL and command make easy and faster use of Microsoft Windows.

Windows Administration Commands

Command Uses Command Name
Administrative Tools control admintools
Local Users and Groups lusrmgr.msc
Computer Management compmgmt.msc
Event Viewer eventvwr.msc
Group Policy Editor (XP Prof) gpedit.msc
Resultant Set of Policy (XP Prof) rsop.msc
Local Security Settings secpol.msc
Security Center wscui.cpl
Services services.msc
Certificate Manager certmgr.msc
Folders Properties control folders
Password Properties password.cpl
Performance Monitor


Performance Monitor perfmon
Registry Editor regedit
Registry Editor regedit32
Remote Desktop mstsc
System Configuration Editor sysedit
System Configuration Utility msconfig
Shared Folders fsmgmt.msc
Shuts Down Windows shutdown
SQL Client Configuration cliconfg
Logs You Out Of Windows logoff
Object Packager packager
ODBC Data Source Administrator odbccp32.cpl
DDE Shares ddeshare

Windows, Hard Disk and File system Maintenance Command

Command Uses Command Name
Check Disk Utility chkdsk
Disk Cleanup Utility cleanmgr
Disk Defragment dfrg.msc
Disk Management diskmgmt.msc
Disk Partition Manager diskpart
System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot) sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot) sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting) sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache) sfc /purgecache
Indexing Service ciadv.msc

Windows Networking Command

Command Uses Command Name
Network Connections control netconnections
Network Connections ncpa.cpl
Network Setup Wizard netsetup.cpl
IP Configuration (Display Connection Configuration) ipconfig /all
IP Configuration (Display DNS Cache Contents) ipconfig /displaydns
IP Configuration (Delete DNS Cache Contents) ipconfig /flushdns
IP Configuration (Release All Connections) ipconfig /release
IP Configuration (Renew All Connections) ipconfig /renew
IP Configuration (Refreshes DHCP & Re-Registers DNS) ipconfig /registerdns
IP Configuration (Display DHCP Class ID) ipconfig /showclassid
IP Configuration (Modifies DHCP Class ID) ipconfig /setclassid

System maintenance Windows Command

Command Uses Command Name
Device Manager devmgmt.msc
Add Hardware Wizard hdwwiz.cpl
Add/Remove Programs appwiz.cpl
Printers and Faxes control printers
Printers Folder printers
Scanners and Cameras sticpl.cpl
Sounds and Audio mmsys.cpl
Mouse Properties control mouse
Mouse Properties main.cpl
Scheduled Tasks control schedtasks
Power Configuration powercfg.cpl
Phone and Modem Options telephon.cpl
Keyboard Properties control keyboard
Date and Time Properties timedate.cpl

Display Properties

control desktop
Display Properties desk.cpl
Display Properties (w/Appearance Tab Preselected) control color
Accessibility Controls access.cpl
Automatic Updates wuaucpl.cpl
Dr. Watson System Troubleshooting Utility drwtsn32

Driver Verifier Utility

Regional Settings intl.cpl
Removable Storage ntmsmgr.msc
Removable Storage Operator Requests ntmsoprq.msc
Fonts Folder fonts
Fonts control fonts
Nview Desktop Manager (If Installed) nvtuicpl.cpl
File Signature Verification Tool sigverif
Internet Properties inetcpl.cpl
Game Controllers joy.cpl
Component Services dcomcnfg
Direct X Control Panel (If Installed)* directx.cpl
Direct X Troubleshooter dxdiag
Java Control Panel (If Installed) jpicpl32.cpl
Java Control Panel (If Installed) javaws

Windows Utility Command

Command Uses Command Name
Bluetooth Transfer Wizard fsquirt
Calculator calc
Character Map charmap
Clipboard Viewer clipbrd
Command Prompt cmd
Findfast findfast.cpl
Iexpress Wizard iexpress
Microsoft Chat winchat
Notepad notepad
On Screen Keyboard osk
Opens AC3 Filter (If Installed) ac3filter.cpl
Private Character Editor eudcedit
Quicktime (If Installed) QuickTime.cpl

Windows Games

Command Uses Command Name
Free Cell Card Game freecell
Hearts Card Game mshearts
Minesweeper Game winmine
Spider Solitare Card Game spider

14 November 2008

Following are the screenshot of the add new page screen. This screenshots are from Dotnetnuke 5.0.0 RC2. There are two new features that I found on create new page/tab screen.


Dropdown shows current pages under the selected parent page. In above screen you can select Before, After or to the end of the selected page.image

Parent page selection dropdown now display Admin & Host pages as well. So now you can add new pages under Admin & Host tab. This was not possible before.


Following screen shows that now you can create new page from an existing page. Now you have option to select various modules on source page to copy.


Following are screenshots of the Dotnetnuke 5.0.0 RC2 install. Installation was very smooth and have few changes as compare to Dotnetnuke 4.9.0 but many changes compare to 4.5.5. This was a fresh install.

My machine configuration is: Vista Enterprise, II7, .NET 2.0 & .Net 3.5 installed and SQL 2005.













Update Service - Help protect the Integrity of your Website

This software can routinely check for the latest important updates for your website. These updates can include security updates, critical updates and patches. (No information is collected that can be used to identify you or contact you without your explicit consent.)
Do you want the software to display a visual indicator to notify you when updates are available?


Do you want to receive notifications by email regarding updates to the software?






13 November 2008

Google now has Video Chat. You can learn more and install the new Google Video Chat at http://mail.google.com/videochat.


Also some of you might have noticed the new link in the Gmail “New! Video chat”.


09 November 2008

Minor Folk Dance (Ghoomar  - Run Jhun Baaje Doodhra) group. They performed in Tampa India Fest 2008 and will perform again in Orlando Talent Show 2008.



06 November 2008

Microsoft DreamSpark™ is giving developer and design software to students in India at no charge (free).

The software includes Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2005, Windows Server 2003, Expression Web 2.0, Game Studio 2.0 etc.

To download application & software go to Microsoft DreamSpark website at http://www.dreamsparkindia.com/dreamspark/GetDreamTools.aspx and download after student ID verification.

02 November 2008

Vedic Before Haircut

Vedic During Haircut

Vedic After Haircut

01 November 2008

Halloween evening at Crane Roost Lake. Vedic as Power Ranger, Adam as Transformer and Yash as Ninja.