Category Archives: Windows

Removal of old Serial Port entries and COM port Re-assignment in Windows

Many time we have see that we are stuck with some odd serial port Numbers such as COM58, COM86 and all. We were bugged up with this issue as we have several Bluetooth dongles and each creates it own set … Continue reading

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MinGW: Made Easier

We had initially covered a tutorial to Install MinGW environment. Now the installation has become even easier with the Automated MinGW Installer . This is a single executable file that needs to be downloaded and it would take you through … Continue reading

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Save the Pen Drive from Infection (a.k.a USB Storage Protection)

Recently I found a trick to make my Pen Drives safe. This was to say that if you connect to an Infected PC you may be spared by warnings only. In fact as per study the majority of people who … Continue reading

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MinGW: Win32 Adventure Begins

MinGW, a contraction of “Minimalist GNU for Windows”, is a minimalist development environment for native Microsoft Windows applications. I had know this for a long time. For many cross compilers I was using GNU gcc compiler. However my Win32 experience … Continue reading

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WAVE sound File in PCM Format: Long Lost treasure Hunt

I had always wanted to play and decode the WAVE file properly. I had little success on this using the Microchip’s MDD File System in my Project L.A.T.H.I. Recently I came across a wonder full article and am publishing the … Continue reading

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Fritzing:From Protype to Production on Breadboard !!

Fritzing is an open source design tool for Bread Boards, Arduino’s and lots of other hobbyist kits.Its not only easy to learn but quite intuitive. It has both features of the Schematics Capture, Bread Board or Vero Board Design and PCB. That makes it a … Continue reading

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How to Install Bharteya (Indian) Language Fonts in Windows XP

Recently I was struggling to view some of the sites that were written in Hindi and Bengali so I tried out a simple technique to make things visible. Method 1(Recommended): Firefox Mod for Viewing Sites:In Firefox we have the Extension … Continue reading

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