Crony Instant Messenger’s First Pre-Alpha Build Released

After working on this topic and project (CronyIM) from last November, I just now released a Pre-Alpha build to let people peek out what I was working on. I know it took really long for this to happen and but it was really hard to come up with it early as I was not a […]

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Appending Characters In An Entire Column Of A Text File-Java

I just fell in a situation where I was desired to put tabs in an entire column of a text file. MS-Word, MS-Excel were useless for this purpose. So finally I built a small java program that can handle around 1 GB of text file if your RAM allows. Although I didn’t tested it much […]

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Showing JFrame at the Center of the Screen

The simplest way to get your java application JFrame to show at the center of the screen if you are using J2SE 1.4+, then you have access to the Window method: setLocationRelativeTo(Component c) For Example: Use can use null for the argument (in place of component arg) to center your top–level container or your JFrame […]

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Starting JavaDB (Derby) Network Server From Java Application

Generally for beginners making a project find it difficult to understand how to start the Java DB network server or shut it down right from their java code. There are two ways to do this as described in Derby documentation (http://db.apache.org/derby/docs/dev/adminguide/tadminconfig814963.html): You can use the NetworkServerControl API to start the Network Server from a separate […]

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How To Stay On Zynga Shootout Poker Table Even After Loosing

If you wish to stay on Zynga Shootout Poker table on Facebook even after loosing then here is an easy trick, however you can not play further on but yeah you can participate in chat and watch further game. All you need to do is to just press the refresh button for that page of […]

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Changing Background of JTree Nodes On Bringing Mouse Over Them

Here is a program which shows you how to change the background or foreground of a JTree node when cursor is brought over individual nodes. Originally posted by Craig Wood on coderanch.com and enhanced by me(Abhishek)

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10 Reasons Why Computers Crash or Halt

Here are the prime 10 reasons why PCs crash that you must know: Fatal error: The system has become unstable or is busy, it says “Enter to return to Windows or press Control-Alt-Delete to restart your computer. If you do this you will lose any unsaved information in all open applications.” You have just been […]

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Disabling And Re-enabling The Access To USB Port

To disable the access to USB port, in windows XP and 2000, follow the steps below: 1. Click Start, and then click Run. 2. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK. 3. Locate, and then click the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\UsbStor 4. In the right pane, double-click Start. 5. In the Value […]

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Fix All Corrupted System Files In Windows Xp System

If you are experiencing problem with your Windows Xp due to some corrupted files or if you are feeling a probability of the same then here is a small method by which you can fix out all corrupted system files of Windows Xp system. Follow the following steps: Insert the Microsoft Windows Xp cd or […]

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