Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012
You can check for yourself as soon as results are announced online at www.kar.nic.in - But it seems that the results aren't available on the site.
Here are other alternative sites where SSLC results will be announced.
You can also get your results via SMS by sending RESULT KAR12 along with their registration number to 56263. Example: RESULT KAR12 111222.
All the very Best for your results!!!
The official website of the SSLC Board is at this link http://www.kseeb.org
Sunday, May 06, 2012
Here is a detailed step by step procedure of how you can reset / refresh your Windows 8 PC and also reset the Trial period.
Step 1: Simply launch Metro >> Control Panel or PC settings. You can easily do this by simultaneously pressing Windows + I keys followed by Enter key.
Step 2: In the left pane, click on General option to see Reset your PC and Refresh your PC options. Click on Get Started button under Reset your PC or Refresh your PC. With this option you will not be asked to insert the installation or recovery media message this time around.
Hope this step-by-step procedure to Reset Windows 8 PC helped you overcome the trial period.
Saturday, May 05, 2012
The Karnataka 2nd PU results for 2012 can be checked on the internet by following : Get 2nd PUC results on SMS for May 2012
But did you know that you can also check your results from your mobile by sending a simple SMS as given below:
Karnataka SSLC (Class 10) Results 2012
SMS - KAR10
Karnataka II PUC (Class 12) Results 2012
SMS - KAR12
This is very useful for students since many a times the websites are down due to many folks accessing the website at the same time.
With Windows 7 getting into the market and having a pretty strong presence users now have a very easy task of upgrading their browsers to Internet Explorer 9(IE 9) but just running the upgrade utility.
Microsoft says that users can very easily downgrade to their old browser version of IE anytime they want by simply uninstalling IE9 - how this can be done is by navigating to Control Panel >> Programs and Features >> click on View installed updates option where you will see an entry for Internet Explorer 9. Right click and select the uninstall option. This should easily remove the IE 9 version from your PC and restore the earlier version of the Internet Explorer browser.
Step 1: Type CMD in Start menu search box and simultaneously press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys(This is used to launch the elevated prompt). Click Yes when you get the User Account Control (UAC) prompt. The other way of doing this is by going to Start >> All Programs >> Accessories >> right-click on Command Prompt entry and then click Run as administrator - this will also open the elevated prompt.
Step 2: In the command prompt, copy and paste the below command and then press enter key to execute the command.
FORFILES /P %WINDIR%\servicing\Packages /M Microsoft-Windows-InternetExplorer-*9.*.mum /c "cmd /c echo Uninstalling package @fname && start /w pkgmgr /up:@fname /norestart"
Step 3: You are done almost!! Just reboot your computer to completely uninstall Internet Explorer 9 from your PC.
Hope this helped - if it did let me know!!
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Friday, July 02, 2010
As most of you folks already know, I have become a fan of Norton products ever since I started using Norton Internet Security about 6 months back. The new Norton products and solutions have had a radical shift in terms of performance (which I deem very important), features and even the UI. This time round I got hold of a copy of Norton 360 Version 4 – the new kid(version) in the block!!
First things first – Norton 360, as the name truly suggests is a complete 360⁰ solutions that truly runs out of the box from the time you say go (err… install). Norton 360 takes care of all things related to security for your PC / Laptop / Netbook and also takes care of a few more mundane tasks. It is packed with a powerful Anti-Virus, a super smart Fire-Wall, a password safe storage solution and also a auto-backup feature.
Lets deep dive into each of these features separately and the significant improvements that you get with the new Version 4.
Norton 360’s Anti-Virus Solution: One of the most powerful and yet light weight anti-virus solution that I have seen for quite sometime now and it’s getting better. The most useful and exciting feature that I find is called “Live Scan” – this is switched ON by default and runs whenever it finds the computer usage to be idle or low. “Live Scan” automatically determines whether to run a ‘Quick Scan’ or a ‘Full System Scan’. The advantage that I get with this cool new feature is that it runs usually when I’ve left my comp and gone to grab a cup of coffee or catch up on dinner – so no more hassles of setting up a schedule and making sure your comp is up and running for the scheduled scan to run.
I for once have had issues running scheduled scans – missing most of the schedules all the time, setting up a schedule over the weekend or late times of the day means that your machine needs to run over that time to hit the schedule. Now all that looks passé with this very cool and intuitive option. The best part of all this is that the scan magically ends as soon as you once again start using your computer – so you never feel that any of the computer resources have been sacrificed for the scan.
Norton 360’s File Insight Feature: How often do we download .exe’s / setups and what not off the internet – but how do we know that whatever you’ve downloaded is really legitimate and free of any virus, Trojan or root-kit. The later part is taken care by the anti-virus solution but never the legitimacy of the file. You are always left to make the decision yourselves based on the site from which you have downloaded, the person/forum that recommended it, etc – but even for a seasoned internet person like me, it’s quite a daunting task to decide. That’s when you’ve got help in the form of ‘File Insight’ which checks the file against an online database and reveals some interesting facts, let alone whether the file is safe to use/install. It churns out some cool facts such as the number of users who have downloaded/installed the file, safety level of the file and from where you got it to the physical location on your hard-disk that the file resides on. That’s a lot of cool and interesting facts to consider before you make a choice.
Norton 360’s Firewall : This is a very simple and lucid fire-wall solution, nothing much to worry on and it’s so very simple that if you can use your computer for browsing you can configure the firewall too easily. But I guess the default setting that Norton 360 ships out with is more than enough and you don’t really need to tweak any of the configurations frankly speaking. Also Norton's new SONAR (Symantec Online Network for Advance Response) behavioral monitoring system does a good task in combating phishing attacks and real time surveillance of your PC from attacks of the outside work over the network.
Norton 360’s BackUp feature: Looks like Norton is slowly consolidating it’s portfolio and that’s really a boon for users like me and you. The backup feature is pretty tidy and easy to setup and use. A few clicks on configuring your backup drive/media and the locations to backup – you should be ready to go. Believe me it’s a very simple process and best of all it’s right out of the box for all practical purposes.
Performance has really been a deciding feature for me to switch over to Norton (this statement looked very very unlikely about 10 months back – if you were to ask me). There is absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t choose Norton 360 over the ample number of products that are out there in the market.Norton 360 1 PC license costs INR 1795 - but the deal is with the 3 PC license at INR 3200, nowadays most of us have a desktop, laptop and netbook - so it does make sense to have a three license one - these also come with 2GB of online storage space. The premium edition includes 25GB of online storage space and a three PC license, the suggested retail price is INR 4025. Both - standard and premium editions of Norton 360 includes a one-year service subscription to use the product and receive Symantec’s protection updates. All Norton 360 users with a valid product subscription are eligible to receive the latest product updates via the subscription service model.
Norton 360 not only protects your computer but also tunes up your system for the best performance like doing a disk defragmentation or fixing driver issues and also backs up essential files – all in the background (now that’s the icing on the cake). The list of features and the great value for money that it provides is simply endless – as I started off this review, it’s truly an out-of-the-box solution where you deploy and completely let it take care of everything – all in the background.