Friday, 4 April 2014

Best Way to Share Laptop internet or create WiFi hotspot in Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 Without Using Any Third Party Software.

windows wifi hotspot
Along with file sharing WiFi hotspot also allow us to share the laptop internet with the WiFi enabled devices without using a WiFi modem. In Android, iOS, Bada OS and even in the Windows mobile OS too, there is a much simpler one click option available to share the internet with other devices. Unfortunately, there is no one click option included in windows to share the laptop internet.

Even the Android like one click WiFi hotspot option not available in Windows OS, it will not be a pain in the ass to share the internet. You can enable internet sharing in windows by following the simple steps provided in this post.

First, we will create a virtual WiFi adapter with an access point name and password. Then we will share the LAN adapter’s internet with the created virtual WiFi adapter.

Before following the create WiFi hotspot method, make sure that your PC hardware supports the hotspot feature. To check the availability follow the steps below...

1. Open Command Prompt (CMD) [ Press Windows + R and type CMD hit Enter]
2. Type netsh wlan show drivers hit Enter button
If the result shows Yes on Hosted network supported, then go ahead, If it shows No, then sorry your PC/Laptop not support Wifi Hotspot (you cant create).

How To Create WiFi Hotspot in Windows 7,8 and 8.1 ?

To make the Wifi hospot start and stop simpler I made two bat files start.bat and stop.bat. To share the Internet you won’t need to enter any command at CMD simply download the bat files and follow steps...

1. Download the bat files - start.bat | stop.bat
Edit start.bat using notepad to change the wifi network name and password then save it. (Network Name)
key=technoxide (Password)

2. Right Click on start.bat and select Run as administrator.
(It will show the CMD black screen and will close quickly)

3. Open Network and Sharing Center
( To open Run/CMD Command control.exe /name Microsoft.NetworkAndSharingCenter
- Or Follow here)

4. Click on Change adapter settings
Now you will see all the Network Connections including the currently created Network with a name related to Local Area Connection* 13 or the same.

network connections

5. Right Click on the currently using Internet Connection (in my case Ethernet) and select Properties.

6. In the Properties window click Sharing tab and do the following
- Set the Created Wifi hotspot Connection on Home networking connection. (in my case Local Area Connection* 13)
- tick (check) Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s internet connection.

ethernet sharing

7. Finally, Click OK...

That’s it...Done ! ... Now You are successfully shared your PC/Laptop Internet Connection. Tap on Wifi in your smart phone or any other WiFi enabled device to browse your PC Internet.

How To Stop WiFi Hotspot or Stop Sharing Internet ?

1. Right click on the stop.bat and select Run as administrator.....Done.

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Friday, 21 March 2014

How To Change NotePad++ Default Shortcut Keys For Plugins Like Emmet, Intent By Fold Etc. ?

In Windows Platform, Notepad++ is the most popular code Editor among the developers. Its code highlighting available on a wide range of languages includes Java, PHP,HTML,CSS, XML, etc. The availability of wide range of plugins extends Notepad++ to the level of premium IDE's.

Shortcut keys will be more helpful when the keys are handy for the user. It depends by the user. Most of the popular Notepad++ plugins like Emmet, Indent By Fold, etc. has a default shortcut to execute the command. But many users like to change it to another hot-key which feels more comfortable for them.

Luckily in Notepad++ we have the option to change or assign new shortcut keys for the built-in Notepad++ commands and the third party plugin commands. In this post I included the simple steps to change the default shortcut keys in Notepad++ code editor.

Change Notepad++ Short cut Keys

1. Open Notepad++
2. Goto Settings -> Shortcut Mapper..
3. To change plugin shortcut click on Plugin Command tab

4. In the shortcut mapper window...double click on the desired command you wish to change or select the command and click Modify.

5. Modify to the desired one...
(For example, if You need Ctrl + E for Expand Abbreviation, then the selection will be like in the image below)

6. Finally, Click OK...Restart NotePad++. That's it.

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Friday, 14 March 2014

Download Crazy Taxi For Free. Offer Ends On 19 March 2014.

The paid Game Crazy Taxi which was available for $4.99 at Google Play now available for free. The developer SEGA of America gives it as a promotion for their upcoming new Crazy Taxi Version. The offer will end on 19 March 2014. Dropping in price doesn't exclude any features available in the free version. You can enjoy all the premium features available in the paid version. Every one who installs the game before 19 March 2014 can continue playing until you download the next update.

As the name denotes Crazy taxi is a game mainly for those who love crazy driving. The game play is simple, Pick up the passenger and drive to the destination as quickly as possible. Do so quickly, you will reward extra time and money. Don't slow down the taxi, if you do so, you won't get any time tip or time bonus, or even the passenger may get out quickly and you lose the fair altogether.

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Wednesday, 12 March 2014

How To Create And Extract Archive Using RAR For Android ? ( WinRAR Android Version )

RAR For Android, The Android version of the popular Windows Archive app WinRAR released recently in Google Play. In Google Search suggestion, queries like winrar android app, winrar android apk indicate that an Android version of the WinRAR is the one of the most wanted Android apps among the users.

RAR for Android's file manager like UI makes it easier to navigate through all the directories where you can create or extract archives. Like the Windows version, the app can create password protected and non protected rar and zip archives and can unpack RAR, ZIP, TAR, GZ, BZ2, XZ, 7z, ISO, ARJ archives. Extra functions like Test, Repair and Benchmark archive files also included RAR for Android.

RAR For Android available for free at Google Play. To install app you need a device with Android 4.0 or newer version.

Create Archive Using RAR For Android

1. Open RAR For Android
2. Select desired files or folders (check box)
3. Click + archive icon or long press any of the selected file or folder and select Add to archive...
4. On the next scree select the desired archive format RAR or ZIP or RAR 4.x and tap on OK.
(Tap on Set password if wish to set password for the archive)

That's it...done!

Extract Archive Using RAR For Android

1. Open RAR For Android
2. Long press on the archive you wish to extract and select any of the option.

Extract to FOLDER_NAME/
Will extract the into a folder named FOLDER_NAME in the current directory.

Extract here
Will extract the archive in the current directory.

Extract files...
Will ask to select choose the directory you wish to extract the archive.

That's it...done!

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Sunday, 9 March 2014

Team Win Recovery Project (TWRP) v2.7 Released With Many New Features And Improvements

The most popular custom recovery Team Win Recovery Project aka TWRP updated to version 2.7. The new update packed with a bunch of new features and bug fixes. Some of the noticing features in this update are, Mouse support via USB OTG for devices with a broken screen, sideloading from /tmp on encrypted devices, caps lock support in the keyboard, haptic feedback for buttons, keyboard, and vibration at the end of long running actions, etc.

Even the update brings many features and performance improvements the TWRP team not supporting low end devices. I wish they should support even the popular low end devices like Galaxy Core,Galaxy S Duos, etc. Here is the Complete list of supporting devices.

TWRP v2.7 Official Change log.
- Faster graphics rendering by disabling alpha blending on fully opaque objects thanks to Tassadar
- Allow sideloading from /tmp on encrypted devices
- Check for a crypto footer before asking for a password to prevent user confusion
- Additional checks for validity to auto generated backup names
- Text wrap in the console output
- Proper caps lock support in the keyboard
- Mouse support via USB OTG for devices with a broken digitizer
- Improve scanning of storage locations for OpenRecoveryScript
- Haptic feedback for buttons, keyboard, and vibration at the end of longer running actions
- Fixed ext4 wiping when no selinux contexts are defined for that partition (e.g. sd-ext)
- Update SuperSU to 1.93 and improve installation process
- Added selinux contexts restoration to fix permissions
- Load RTC offset on Qualcomm devices to fix the date/time in recovery
- USB Mass Storage fixes Add SELinux support checking
- Add Disk Usage class to better handle excluded folders (e.g. Google Music cache)
- Add 4.4 decrypt support
- Add some toolbox utilities to TWRP (namely to support SELinux functions not supported in busybox)
- Various SELinux fixes and bug fixes

How To Install Latest TWRP 2.7 Without Computer ?

Here is the complete guide using Flashify.


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Best Websites To Learn Professional Typing Online For Free. Try It, Definitely You Will Become A Professional Typer.

Most of us using Computer for ages, but still we are looking at the keyboard to type even the most using words. Do you think typing is something huge which is not possible to you? Are you lazy or not enough extra money to spend for a typing course? Then this is for you... Even without going to a typing class or without spending a penny of money you will become a professional typer, " A Paid Professional Typer !"

In this post I am sharing 2 websites (TypingClub and TypingWeb), which are best to learn typing in a professional way. As the sites have both basic and advanced levels, it is also helpful for those who looking to improve the typing speed after attending a typing course.

In both sites you can start the course, even without registering an account, but it is recommended to login before making every lesson to track your progress correctly. Even the websites are the best, Still the result is relying on your attitude.. Be dedicated, definitely you will meet success.

learn typing online

Then what are you waiting for here are the websites..

TypingWeb | TypingClub

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Saturday, 8 March 2014

How To Root Nokia X Android Phone and Install GApps Include Google Play, Google Now Launcher, etc.?

nokia x android root
Nokia X, the budget Android mobile got root access. The phone has a decent specification for the price tag includes a Dual Core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and a 512 MB RAM. According to the official source the phone is expected to release in India on 10 March 2014 for Rs. 8500 /-.

As I mentioned in the older post the phone comes without Google Play Store. The independent Nokia store may have few apps compared to Google Play. So it may be a pain on the ass for those who not interested in side-loading apk files. In this post I included the steps to root Nokia X and Install Google Play on the device. Here are the steps..

How To Root Nokia X Android Phone ?

1. Download and Install Framaroot - Download
2. Open Framroot app
3. Select Install SuperSU and tap on Gandalf.
4. On Success you will get a Success dialog ... tap OK.

5. Finally, Reboot device to complete root process.

That's it....Now Your Phone will be successfully Rooted...Follow the below steps to Install Google Play, Google Now Launcher in Nokia X.

How To Install Google Play, Google Now Launcher, etc. in Nokia X ?

Assume You have rooted your Nokia x ... If not follow the rooting instruction included above.

1. Download and Install any root explorer - ES File Explorer or Root Explorer
2. Download and extract and copy all apk files to /system/app
3. Now change permission of all the copied files to rw-r--r--. see the image below.

nokia x google play

4. After setting permission....Reboot device...
5. After boot up....Download and extract then, install needed apk files in the archive.

That's it....


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