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Free Studio

Free Studio is developed by DVDVideoSoft team. It's a multimedia software package which contains 47 free software. With Free Studio, you can:

Get and set C# application settings in runtime

Working with C# application or others .NET application, we usually use hard-code to manage the application settings, eg: control position, control label, control text, etc. However, with some settings, eg: database connections string, file directory, we should use app.config to store them. This  will help the settings easy to be  read and written dynamically.

Create new user for Microsoft SQL Server database

With Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, in default, you can use Windows account or default SQL Server administrator account to connect your computer database engine and manage databases. However, if you want to share a database with any people via network connection (LAN or Internet), you shouldn't share the default account information with them. Then, you need to create a new user for your database and share it.

Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.6.2 or later on Atom processor netbook

Apple no longer supports for Atom processors from Mac OS X 10.6.2. So, you can't normally upgrade your Mac OS X from Snow Leopard 10.6.1 or earlier to 10.6.2 or later. If you try to normally upgrade it, you'll get an black screen with errors after restarting. The reason is the mach kernel of Snow Leopard 10.6.3 or later don't detect any Atom processor. Then this tip maybe help you.

Create Wordpress page template

When creating a new page in Wordpress, we usually have a choice for the page template. It's call Default template . However, we sometimes need to make a new page with a new appearance. Then another page template is needed. Instead of downloading a shared page template from internet, we can create a new page template by below instructions.

Download Picasa Web Albums photos

We've known that Google Picasa Web Albums is among of best online photo services. It provides our many useful services as 1GB photo storage, upload and edit photos, embed and share albums , integrate with Google+, etc. However, many people usually feel inconvenient because they don't see anything about download albums on it.

dbForge SQL Complete: Auto completion on MS SQL Server 2005

When coding on MS SQL Server Management Studio, if your management version is 2008 or later, you have auto completion function. But working on MS SQL Server Management Studio 2005 or earlier, you must code without that function. dbForge SQL Complete can help you.

Insert Google Search box into blog/website

Normally, every  blog/website has a search function which supports everyone to easily browse the site contents. But it maybe not really useful and effective. Then Google Custom Search is a brilliant choice for you. How to get it?

Change IDE mode to SATA/AHCI mode on Windows 7

When you installed Windows 7 on your disk with IDE mode, your computer might lost some advantages of SATA/AHCI mode. Then, you may want to enable SATA/AHCI mode for your disk. But simply changing your disk mode settings in BIOS setup is not enough. This will cause your system automatically restarting. Below tip may be help you.

Display Google Adsense unit insite Blogger post

When you registered successfully  an Google Adsense account, you can start to publish the ads inside your blog/website easily. Just click New ad unit > modify settings > Save and Get code, then paste the code into every where you want the ads be displayed on, also is your post body. But with Blogger blog, do you know how to do that?

Create a Mac OS X installation USB for MBR hard disk in Windows

When you boot from a Mac OS X installation retail disk, you must format your Master Boot Record (MBR) hard disk to Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) type to begin installing. This destroys all exist data (as a Windows OS, documents) It's inconvenient. We have a way to avoid this.

Disable DataGridView control automatically generate columns

In WinForm programming, when you use a DataGridView to display your data from a data source, you might see a problem: You've only specified the columns which should be display. But the gridview isn't only display that columns but also display others.

MobaLiveCD: Test your bootable CD/USB on Windows

When you copy or create a bootable CD/USB or a bootable ISO image, you usually restart your system to boot and test it or create a virtual machine to attach and test it. But that jobs sometimes take more time. There is a software which can save your time: MobaLiveCD .

Boot from USB disk on Oracle VM VirtualBox virtual machine

VM VirtualBox is Oracle's virtual machine software. In the complete installation virtual machine, you can attach and use any USB form host computer. But when you want to boot the guest virtual machine from a bootable USB, the attachment isn't useful. Then you can try this tip:

Embed/Insert pictures slideshow from Picasa Web Albums to your website/blog

Picasa Web Album is a Google service. It support you to upload and share your pictures. It's simple to share any picture in your album by the link. But when you want to display slideshow of your albums in any blog/website to everyone can see it directly, what to do? Simple step here:

Access with Google DNS and hosts file

Facebook is now the most popular social network. You have many friends and many informations which need to be check on it. But a day, you can't access Facebook or can't post an image. You can resolve this problem by simple steps:

Integrate Facebook comment form into your website/blog

When you create a website/blog base on any template or CMS (content management system), the comment function is usually available for everyone visit the site. But that comments are only published on your site, your informations won't be known more than. To improve your site's popularity, you can use Facebook comment social plugin.

Integrate blogspot blogger blog with Dot TK free domain

Blogspot or Blogger is a blog service from Google. This service provides us many functions to make a small website as creating a blog, posting, commenting, . . . But there is a thing which might cause you dissatisfy. That's the blog address is too long, like . If you own a short Dot TK domain , then your problems will be solved.

Clean "Open with" program list of your files

In Windows Explorer, when you want to open your files with a specify program instead of default program, Windows some times suggests you many programs which some of them is  useless. It's uncomfortable! To resolve this problem, you just make some edit in the registry.

Display programming code in your blog/website

When you make some programming code in any IDE (Integrated Development Environment), they are formatted to be read easily. But when you post them on a blog/website, everyone only see them in plain text formatting. It's inconvenient. SyntaxHighlighter , a JavaScript module, will help you to solve this problem.

Boot ISO file with USB

If your PC don't have a CD/DVD drive (as netbook) or you don't want to buy or write a bootable CD/DVD, you can't boot to your operation system installer or recovery software. Then, an ISO image of that bootable disks and an USB maybe useful for that.

Recovery record: Protect and repair WinRAR archive from error

WinRAR is one of most popular file types which are used to sharing in internet. It helps decrease file size and increase upload/download speed. But the WinRAR files may have error through uploading/downloading process. This problem will trouble to the uploader/downloader. Instead of re-uploading/re-downloading the files, WinRAR recovery record will help you to prevent this problem.

Dot TK - Free Domains

Dot TK is a joint venture of the Government of Tokelau, a country in the South Pacific, since 2001 . Dot TK provides you free domains with many utilities as other domain extensions.

Install Android .APK file on Windows with Android Virtual Device

APK is Android application package file which you use to install Android application to your mobile. But when you want to test the application on Windows, this tip maybe useful for you.

Save and restore Android activity state

In Andoird development, you can save and restore an activity state with  SharedPreferences . Here is sample:

How to override/implement a method from super/parent class in Eclipse

With Eclipse SDK, you can override/implement a method from super/parent class easily.