Rapidshare Cuts Down Heavily On Premium Download Limit To 80 GB Per Month

RapidshareRapidshare.Com has decided to decrease the download limit for new premium customers to 80 GB per month from 300 GB earlier (10 GB per day), old premium account holders will continue to enjoy the earlier limits until they extend their premium account after the policy change.

Download DirectX 10 For Windows XP

Microsoft Windows DirectX 10 features heavily improved 3D rendering capabilities and several new features to deliver a new generation of visual effects with significantly improved game and 3-D application performance, Sadly, DirectX 10 is officially available for Windows Vista only and Microsoft has no plans to release DirectX 10 for Windows XP, However, guys at "Falling Leaf Systems" ported DirectX 10 on Windows XP starting the project named "Alky" with the aim to provide compatibility libraries for making DirectX 10 work on Windows XP with full support for application development API's, the Alky project is now closed but the source-code is made open-source for further development by community.

Directx 10 For Windows XP

The free DirectX 10 compatibility libraries provided by Alky project allow's developers to create DirectX 10 powered games and applications on platforms other than Windows Vista using Microsoft DirectX 10 SDK and API's, Windows XP users on forums and blogs are reporting successfully using Alky's DirectX 10 for Windows XP to port and play Directx 10 only games like Halo 2 and Shadowrun on Windows XP.

Extend Microsoft Window's Picture & Fax Viewer To Support More Than 200 Image Formats

Windows XP features embedded Picture & Fax Viewer for quick viewing of your images, However, the handy utility only supports common popular image formats like JPEG, GIF, and BMP making it necessary to install other multi-format image viewers like ACDSee or XnView, but not anymore free Windows Utility ImageXtender let you hack Windows XP standard Picture & Fax Viewer to support more then 200 known graphics extensions.

Imagextender Shell Picture View

You just need to install ImageXtender and it patches the default viewer to support the new image formats, the process of viewing images would remain the same allowing you to view all image formats in three different viewing modes - Preview, Thumbnails and Filmstrip.

VIPeers - Free One-Click File-Hosting And Torrent Mashup To Share Large Files

VIPeersVIPeers is a new one of its kind hybrid free file-sharing service allowing users to share files upto 5 GB in size with ease, to share files users simply need to upload it using the web-based uploader or the PODMailing software, Once uploaded VIPeers provides direct HTTP download links with option to share file using the BitTorrent protocol without the hassle of creating .torrent file, adding trackers, and even the seeding.

Web-Based Uploader

To make things even more easier VIPeers offers copy-and-paste code snippets for effortless sharing of uploaded files on blogs, forums, social-networks and websites.

KAVremover9 : Safe And Complete Uninstaller For Kaspersky Lab's Products


If you are having troubles uninstalling Kaspersky products using the standard uninstall method or want to completely uninstall Kaspersky from your computer without leaving traces, Kaspersky Labs provide KAvRemover - A simple to use free utility for complete removal of all Kaspersky Labs products safely.

Kaspersky Removal Tool

Firefox 3.1 To Support Private Browsing

Both PrivateInternet Explorer 8 and Google Chrome supports private web-browsing modes by default but Firefox needs some tweaking to make it work as a private web-browser, But not anymore as this feature is now available in pre-release versions of Firefox 3.1 and will be there in final release.

Firefox Private Mode

Launching Google Chrome Incognito Window By Default

We have shared tips on how to launch Internet Explorer 8 and Firefox in private browsing mode by default, today I will be sharing a simple trick to start Google Chrome in private browsing Incognito mode by default.

Latest beta builds of Google Chrome now supports a new incognito mode command-line switch, to create a shortcut based on this simply follow the steps as follows:

  1. Update Google Chrome browser to latest BETA build, see instructions here.
  2. Right-click the Google Chrome shortcut and copy the full-string from Target textbox.
  3. Right-click on Desktop, Click New -> Shortcut
  4. Paste the copied link from first-step, appending --incognito as shown below and click Next.
  5. Google Chrome Incognito

Bhuvan - The Google Earth Killer Is Coming

After creating history by launching India's first moon mission Chandrayaan I, Indian space agency ISRO is all set to challenge Google Earth with it's own satellite mapping service dubbed "Bhuvan", the IRS (Indian Remote Sensing) image portal will provide satellite images similar to Google Earth and WikiMapia but with more precision and frequent updates, currently Google Earth provides single-layered images wi

Fixing SESSION5_INITIALIZATION_FAILED Error

Malware creators are getting smarter by the day using increasingly sophisticated Windows driver based infection techniques making malware removal a hard-task, Few days ago one of my computer started displaying SESSION5_INITIALIZATION_FAILED error resulting in an unbootable computer, However, I was able to boot into Windows XP using the "Last Known Good Configuration" option, But booting normally always resulted in the following BSOD error :

"A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent
damage to your computer.

SESSION5_INITIALIZATION_FAILED

If this is the first time you've seen this Stop error screen, restart
your computer. If this screen appears again, follow these steps.

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.
If this is a new installation, ask your hardware or software
manufacturer for any Windows updates you might need.

If problems continue, disable or remove any newly installed hardware or
software. Disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.

If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable component, restart
your computer , press F8 to select Advanced Startup Options and the
select Safe Mode.

Technical Information

STOP: 0x00000071(0x00000000,0x00000000,0x00000000,0x0000 0000)"

Free Google Book Downloader

Google BooksGoogle Book Search - the free online book catalog with the aim to make world's information more accessible and useful has been criticized by writer and publisher community for inclusion of copyrighted works as an copyright infringement, However, Google denies the allegation citing that they only show a small portion of the book at a time, making it useless for freebie seekers intending to download the book.

Google Books does all what it can to prevent users from downloading and saving pages, but with free online service's like "Google Book Downloader" the whole process of saving pages from Google books is just a matter of few clicks.

Google Book Downloader

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