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Problem Steps Recorder

                     Windows 7 ships with a utility named PSR (Problem Steps Recorder) that records the steps you’ve taken on the computer automatically including mouse clicks. You can use these recordings to speed up issues when you’re dealing with tech support.

               Problem Steps Recorder can be used to automatically capture the steps performed by a user on a computer, including a text description of where they clicked and a picture of the screen during each click. This capture is then automatically saved to a file that can be used by a support professional to help the user troubleshoot the issue or understand what steps were taken by the user.

Step 1]

  • Click on start->Run or(win+R) To open Run Command.
  • Type PSR and press enter.

Problem Steps Recorder toolbar will appear.

  • To Start the capture simply press on the “Start Record” button.
  • Now whatever you do on your computer it will be recorded in snaps as well as text.
  • To Stop recording simply press “Stop Record” button.

Step 2]

Now You will be prompted to save the resulting ZIP file.
Write the name of the file and save it on the desktop or any location.

Now extract the compressed file by right click extract all option.

A Problem.mht file will be there in the extracted folder.

Now open the file in internet explorer.

Snaps including text and timings of all events will be there in that file.

By default, PSR will record only 25 scre
enshots, but this can be changed to any number. Click on the small down-arrow next to the help icon, and then select Settings.

In any case, PSR is more than just a screenshot capturing tool. Besides automating the capturing of what’s going on the screen, it will also highlight the user’s mouse clicks, and, most importantly, will provide a detailed textual metadata with a description of what the user is doing.

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Tata Docomo Balance Transfer/ Tata Docomo Gift service

                    Do you know Tata Docomo users can Gift a recharge to any Tata Docomo Prepaid user through this special feature This service is available over almost all the telecom networks.Here i am writing various methods to transfer balance from one Tata Docomo to another Tata Docomo prepaid mobile.

Method 1]

  1. To transfer balance you must have minimum of Rs.12 in your prepaid account.
  2. Type as "Gift<space>Recipient mobile number<space>Recharge amountand send it to '54321' . Eg: Gift 9898989898 11
  3. SMS charges will be free but the amount of Rs.11 will be deducted from the sender.

Method 2]

  1. Another way to transfer the Tata Docomo Balance is by dialing USSD *363# directly from the sender phone. Now you can directly share talktime by dialing *363#. It is the latest Tata Docomo Balance Transfer Code.
  2. By using this service you can share talktime , ask for talktime and call me back service is also available.
  3.  you can transfer any amount between 5-40, Rs.51 and Rs.101.Service charges are as follows.
  • 5-10_Rs.2 Extra
  • 11-20_Rs.3 Extra
  • 21-30_Rs.4 Extra
  • 31-40_Rs.5 Extra
  • Rs.51_Rs.8 Extra
  • Rs.101_Rs.14 Extra

Note:  You need to have minimum of Rs.10 after deduction(Transfer+Service charge)
e.g If you want to transfer Rs.5 then you require Rs.17 in your account. Rs.7 will be deducted.
For Rs.101 you need Rs.125 in main balance Rs.101 for transfer, Rs.14 for service charge and Rs.10 as minimum balance.

Method 3]

  • To transfer balance ,You will need to send an SMS after typing 
  • "BT<space>Target Mobile number<space>Amount"   &  send  it  to  54321
  •  e.g: BT 777778888 25  to 54321
  • The sms will be charged at Rs.1 for all the transactions.

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How To Create A Custom Search Engine For Your Website

                   It is very important for any website have a search engine. if you have a website that has large or even small content, there are chances visitors to your site will want to search for information in your site, how do you expect them to find such information when there is no search engine in your website. Thanks to Google the search giant, they've made creating search engine for website easy without you doing any learning any programming language or write a line of code.
                     To create a search engine that will search your website for a query word or sentence, the use of Google Custom Search Engines (CSE) is by far the easiest, quickest and efficient way. Follow the steps below to learn how to Create A Custom Search Engine For Your Website.

Step 1]

Head over to google CSE and to do so you can search "google CSE" in Google and you can select the first option itself.

Step 2]

Now click on the create custom search engine button.

Step 3]

Enter the addresses of the sites you want your search engine to search.
You can enter entire sites like ""  OR Specific pages on sites.

Fill the form specifying your website address(s) or URL(s), name and choosing your language then hitting the Create button.

Step 4]

Now after clicking on create button your Custom Search Engine is created.

Step 5]

Click on the Recieve code button to get the code to copy to your site that will add the custom search powered by Google.
You can use the code on your own webpage.

Step 6]

Copy the code.
Now you can paste it anywhere inside HTML where you want it to appear.
I am giving an example to add it to a blog at

Go to your blog dashboard: select layout >> Add gadget

Choose HTML/Java Script

 Now Paste the copied code in the content box.
and Save it.

 Now you've successfully added a custom search engine to your blog.

There is a lot you can do now with your custom search engine like customizing the theme that may suite with your blog design, enabling monetization, disable or enable voice search and image search, changing layout and much more. Just navigation through left vertical menu bar while creating your search engine and you can easily do all from there. 

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Send email without opening a Browser or Outlook

Its a world of internet and i think everyone can use email. So if you need to send short mails quickly or maybe you don't want to wait for Mail Client to open on maybe you just don't feel like clicking a couple of times to use the web interface. In such cases a freeware software "Instamailer" will help you. Instamailer will allow you to quickly send email to any email ID using your Hotmail and Gmail accounts. This software will be specially usefull in situations where you need to quckly send out mail to someone and you don't want to go through the process of opening the web interface or your default mail client.Now follow the simple steps
Step 1]
Download Instamailer from the link provided here
Step 2]
Now extract the files 

and then open the folder and run the file a new window will appear like this 

Step 3]
Now you are ready to send your mail without interfacing with the internet.
If you are mailing from Hotmail then select from the Quick links as"Mail From Hotmail" and if you are mailing from Gmail then select "Mail From Gmail".

  • In the first text box Mail form you have to enter your email ID.
  • second text box is for your account password.

  • The third one is SMTP server.

  • Now enter the ID of receiver, enter your subject and message and click on the send button it is fully secured.

  • Now you can receive a dialogue box like "Message sent successfully"

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Convert Any Webpage Into PDF File

convert webpage to pdf

You know sometime there can be server error or system crash of any website. But we can not stop our work due to someone’s error so here is an alternate way to download any webpage into pdf file, have a look on following steps...

Step 1]
Open a website named

Step 2]

 Copy & paste link of any webpage to which you want to convert into pdf file.

Step 3]

Wait for some seconds.

Step 4]

Now you can download your pdf file

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Extend Win7 30 days trial upto maximum of 120 days

You can install Windows 7 without any license key and use it for 30 days? What you might not know is that you can also extend that trial mode to 120 days, without requiring a key.

The basic way this works is that at the end of the 30 days, you’ll need to run a small command and reboot your computer, at which point you’ll have 30 more days, up to a maximum of 120 days. This trick should work regardless of where you got your copy of Windows 7 from.

To extend the trial by 30 days just follow the simple steps

Step 1]

The first thing you’ll want to do is check how many days are left in your trial period. You can do this by right-clicking Computer and choosing Properties…

extend windows 7 trial

after clicking on properties a window appears like this

extend windows 7 trial

Step 2]

Now to actually perform the hack that will extend the trial mode, you’ll want to find Command Prompt in the start menu (or search for it), and then right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. (very important)

extend windows 7 trial

Step 3]

Next you’ll simply type in this command: "slmgr -rearm"

extend windows 7 trial

Step 4]

Within a few seconds you’ll normally see this dialog show up, saying that the command has completed successfully, at which point you’ll want to reboot.
extend windows 7 trial

Checking the system properties again shows that I now have 30 days left to activate.
extend windows 7 trial

Of course you’d normally want to do this near the end, probably on the last day before activation. I’m pretty sure that you can even perform this trick after the 30-day trial expires, although I’m not certain yet.

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