What is the most interesting fact that you know and I don’t, but I should?

Answer by Atul Prakash Gupta:


This is a picture of Mammy Two Shoes , Owner of Tom from Tom & Jerry , the one and only time Hanna Barbera telecast her face on television in episode "Saturday Evening Puss" .

Thats All Folks !! Now we both can Rest In Peace πŸ™‚


Mammy Two Shoes

What is the most interesting fact that you know and I don't, but I should?

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Which current cricketers were into other sports before making a career in cricket?

AB De Villiers
Abraham Benjamin de Villiers (born 17 February 1984) is a South African cricketer, who captains the South African One Day International (ODI) team. As of July 2014 he is ranked 1st in the ICC Test and ODI batting rankings.

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But look at this mans awesomeness

AB has excelled in soon after he joined Afrikaanse Hoer Seunskool, a premier sporting institute in South Africa, at the age of 13.

  • He was shortlisted for South Africa’s junior national hockey team.
  • He made it to the shortlist of South Africa’s junior national football team.
  • He was captain of South Africa’s junior national rugby team.
  • He holds six South African school swimming records.
  • He holds the record in the 100m dash in South Africa’s junior athletics.
  • He was a member of South Africa’s junior Davis Cup tennis team.
  • He was South Africa’s U-19 national badminton champion.
  • Has a golf handicap of scratch or zero, which means he is a player whose average score for a round of golf is par or better.
  • He is a recipient of the prestigious national medal from the Late Nelson Mandela for a science project.
  • He’s a Musician too

What else you want from such a great Sportsperson.

Source – AB de Villiers and
AB de Villiers is a hockey, football, rugby, tennis and badminton champ!

Which current cricketers were into other sports before making a career in cricket?

What’s a cool/useful skill that only takes five minutes to learn?

Answer by David Peter:

I will post many skills with respect to computers which takes only few minutes to learn.

1. Magnifier

Ever had problem while presenting , to enlarge whats on the screen to make it more visible , try magnifier.

Click on start then search magnifier on search bar. Then click on magnifier.

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2. Turn your Laptop into WiFi Hotspot.

Copy the following lines into NotePad and save it as WiFi.bat

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=WIFI key=password123

netsh wlan start hostednetwork

Now right click on the file and select "Run as administrator" , automatically WiFi hotspot will be ON
You can change the WiFi name by changing ssid=new name key=newpassword

To Off the WiFi Hotspot use the following lines

netsh wlan stop hostednetwork

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3. Slide Between windows with awesome 3D flip Animation.

Press and hold Winows+Tab to slide over windows.

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4. Subtitles for movies not Synchronized, Just follow this simple trick.

Open the video in MPC (Media player classic)  and pause the movie at a point, Then Click on View->subresync.

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​​At a given point click on the line of subtitle which is correct for the scene , Right click on that and select current.
The Subtitle will be automatically updated to that point.

You can save the modified subtitle by File->Save subtitle.

5. Want to hide some Files and Folders.

You Might be tied of using File lockers softwares which is difficult to use and ask for registrations.

Follow the simple Tip.

Open NotePad and paste the following code

cls
@ECHO OFF
title Folder Locker
if EXIST "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" goto UNLOCK
if NOT EXIST Locker goto MDLOCKER
:CONFIRM
echo Are you sure u want to Lock the folder(Y/N)
set/p "cho=>"
if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
if %cho%==y goto LOCK
if %cho%==n goto END
if %cho%==N goto END
echo Invalid choice.
goto CONFIRM
:LOCK
ren Locker "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
attrib +h +s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
echo Folder locked
goto End
:UNLOCK
echo Enter password to Unlock folder
set/p "pass=>"
if NOT %pass%==password123 goto FAIL
attrib -h -s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}"
ren "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" Locker
echo Folder Unlocked successfully
goto End
:FAIL
echo Invalid password
goto end
:MDLOCKER
md Locker
echo Locker created successfully
goto End
:End

Then save it as Locker.bat

Click on that BAT file , a New Folder called Locker will be created as shown below

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​Copy and paste all the Files and Folders that you want to Hide into that Locker Folder.
Then click on that BAT file again a CMD promt will appear and ask you permission to lock the files. Just Type Y and press Enter.

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​If you want to change the password, Open that BAT file in notepad and search for the word "password123"  and replace it with your new Password.

6. Turn off Windows Updates.

Windows will automatically updates if new updates are available, which takes lots Data and also takes lot of time while Restarting the system, The updates takes lots and time to install which annoys most of us.

Follow the simple step to solve it.

Open My Computer
on the Top left you will Find System Properties, Click on that
Then Buttom left you will see Windows Update, Click on that
On the Top left you will see Change settings select it.

Important Updates
The default option would be Download and install. Change it to 3rd option

"Check for the updates let me decide whether to download and install them."

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7. Download from Torrents even if it is blocked in College/Office.

This Technique allows you to download from torrent even it is blocked and also download very fast even when seeders are not available.

download the torrent file to your system.
open this site : www.zbigz.com
upload this torrent file and click on GO

It takes some time to cache the file in the server, then the download button will appear.

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​No need for registration, use free option when asked, file will be available even after a week to download.

8.Download the whole Wikipedia site to your system.

yes that's true you can download whole wikipedia site with 4.5 million article to your local system and browse it offline. And its only 40GB in size.

The torrent link is here:
Page on kiwix.org

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9. Download the torrent file directly without application

Tired of torrents running out of seeders? No worries. You can search for direct download links using Google!

To download movies, perform a Google search as below:

β€œYOUR SEARCH TERM HERE” -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of β€œlast modified” (mkv|mp4|avi)

Example:
Titanic -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of β€œlast modified” (mkv|mp4|avi)

You can use this search trick to download not just movies, but almost any file.

For instance, to download music,

β€œYOUR SEARCH TERM HERE” -inurl:(htm|html|php|pls|txt) intitle:index.of β€œlast modified” (mp3|wma|aac|flac)

Just change the file format [(mp3|wma|aac|flac) part] to your required format and you will get a search result of sites containing direct download links to your search query.

10.Open PPT without opening the PowerPoint

When saving your PowerPoint Presentations, use the extension.pps/.ppsx instead of .ppt/.pptx.
This will open the presentation directly as a slide show.
Saves time and looks very professional.

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Note: All the above trick are tried in Windows 7, few may not work with other OS.

Source:
Use Media Player Classic to resynchronize subtitles?
How to Hide Files and Folders Using Batch Files
Mithrandir0x/disable_wifi_hotspot.bat
Page on microsoft.com

Edit: I had mistakenly made a spelling mistake while typing the URL in point 7, it should be www.zbigz.com.

Thank you Souvik Sen for pointing out that mistake.

I have corrected it now.
I want to apologize for that mistake,
I am really sorry.

What's a cool/useful skill that only takes five minutes to learn?

How to use your Smart Phone as a Mouse for your laptop or PC

Ever wondered you can use your Smartphone(iOS/Android/Windows) as mouse or keyboardΒ for your PC/laptop.

First off all you have to download Remote MouseΒ on your PC/laptop and on your Smartphone.

Remote Mouse gives you full access to yor PC.
After downloading the application on both of your devices, you are now ready to use your phone as wireless mouse.

To use this you must have connected both your devices to same wifi network or make a hotspot before start using.

1. If you have both devices on same network then your smartphone will automatically detect your PC/laptop.
2. If it doesn’t detect then run Remote Mouse on your PC.
3. Look for the IP address or a QR code
4. Scan that Qr code or enter the IP address.
5. After following above instructions you will now see a green screen on your phone.

Enjoy….!!!!!