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How To Find HP Product Model Number

HP usually provide product model number in the front of their product. But that is the model number of the series of products. In order to get right support for your product, you would need exact model number so that you can request suport for your product such as laptop, desktop, servers, printers etc. Let's discuss below how can the model number be located:
Option 1: Using product identification label1. You need to locate the identification label in your HP product. It could be in front, back, top, bottom or sometimes inside the cover (in case of HP multi-fuction printers. 2. Once you find out the identification label, look for model number. That number is the exact product nu,ber of your HP device which can be used to requset support for your product. Option 2: Using System Information or HP Support Assistant This option isn't application to all HP products but worth trying it. 1. Hold down Ctrl and Alt keys and press S on the keyboard 2. This should bring the HP Informatio…

How To Change Login Email Address in Blogger

In the beginning, It appears not easy to change the log in email for blogger but it is pretty easy by exploiting the guest blogger feature of blogger. You need to send an invitation to your new email address as guest blogger to your blog and then making the new email as administrator to the blog.

Steps as follows:

1.Login to Blogger using your current gmail email address.

2.Click onSettingsonDahboardfor the blog you wish to transfer in case you have more than one blog set on blogger. Now, click onPermissionunder Settings tab.

3.Click on"ADD AUTHOR"under Blog Authors. Now type your second gmail address and click on Invite.

4.Now check your second gmail account and open the message from blogger. Click on the link provided in the email and sign in with your second Google Account to confirm the invitation and start posting to this blog as guest blogger.

5.Follow the step 2 and you will now see your second account asGuestunder the Permissions sub tab of Settings. Now click on the"…

Print Spooler

The Print Spooler is an inbuilt service in all Windows Operating Systems (i.e. Win 8, Win 7, Win XP etc.). Its job is to manage print jobs in the print queue, forwards the print request to printer one by one and process their deletion after the printing is complete. It also helps you cancel the print job you want to do so for any reason. In simple term - If you print anything in any Windows machine, you are sending the document to Print Spooler service which puts them into print queue. Once the document is printed, that document will be deleted by Print Spooler service.
The Printer Spooler service starts with as computer boots up and runs in the background as long as the the operating system in the computer is running. Unfortunately - as it is one of the most important services running in your computer's operating system, viruses tend to target it and corrupt the spooler service or sometimes thePrint Spooler stops due to some other errorsin the system. In that case, you are requi…

Top 8 Reasons You Should Start Using Linux

Linux distributions have come to a stage now where you should not look for reasons to use it. But if you are not convinced yet, look into the reasons below which might make sense.

Reason to use Linux
1. It’s a powerful operating system. It still takes less resources and very stable system.

2. The best part is that it’s free. All the goodness of Linux is available free of cost.

3. It offers some of the most matured and reputed development tools for development.

4. You can run your mail, web, print, database, FTP, NFS services with Linux easily as Linux is very stable. Some of best servers are Apache for web, MySql for database, PHP for server side scripting etc..

5. Portability - Linux can run on various architectures.

6. Source Code for Linux is freely available. If you don’t like something about Linux, you can make modifications by yourself.

7. Linux does very well with multitasking – it handles many applications at once without any problem.

8. The most important thing I like about Linux is …

How to Fix Issues with Email Stuck In Outlook Outbox

You wanted to send an email and after you hit the send button, the message is stuck in the outbox and doesn't move to Sent folder. It also stops the delivery of following emails. It can really frustrating experience. Let's talk out it and lean how to fix it:

Outlook Express This is a very common problem with Outlook Express when you have lot of email exchange on regular basis. Outlook Express works fine till it's folders size reaches to 2GB. Beyond that point, Outlook starts having problem.

This happens because when you send a message, Outlook Express copies the message to sent folder and if there is not enough free space in Sent Folder to copy the message, then Outlook Express leaves the message in the Outbox and it is sent repeatedly again and again.
Try following tips to get rid of this problem in Outlook Express:
1. Create a New Folder called "Old Sent" and move all messages from Sent Folder to Old Sent.
2. Empty "Deleted items" Folder on regular b…

How to Create Custom Paintbrushes in MS Paint

I am sure you must be familiar with MS Paint if you are a MS Windows user. MS Paint has a built-in“Transparent Selection”tool which can be used to create custom Brushes of any preferred style or effect. To get started, Open the MS Paint by clicking onStart –> All Programs –> Accessories –> Paint. Alternatively, you can also type Paint in search box after you click on Start and subsequently clicking on Paint which shows up in the list (Window 7 only). Now, Pick thePenciltool, select the color and draw a small brush style of your choice. Then, click on the “Select” as shown below and click “Transparent Selection” from the list and then click on “Select” In this final step, Select the shape you created using “Rectangle Selection Tool” andhold the Shift Key downand drag the selection shape to draw on the canvas. That is all to it. Now, you can create as many shapes you want and draw on the canvas using your custom paint brushes.

Warren Buffett Famous Quotes

“Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing”
“If you buy things you don't need, you will soon sell things you need”.
“Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget Rule No.1”
“Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”.
“Don't save what is left after spending; spend what is left after saving”.
"No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can't produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant."
“Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow (opportunities) and a really long hill (long term)”.
“I've seen more people fail because of liquor and leverage - leverage being borrowed money. You really don't need leverage in this world much. If you're smart, you're going to make a lot of money without borrowing”.

Linux User Administration - Basics

In this post, I will be discussing about Linux User Account and its administrations covering creating user accounts, adding the user to user's groups and granting permissions.
If you have just setup your Linux system, you may still be using root account to log in. The root account has superuser access which other users don't have and therefore, it gives you complete control over the system. This is not a good practice to use root account for everyday use as a small  mistake can render the system completely unusable or a compromised root account can grant superuser access to a hacker. Hence, it is not advisable to continue using the system using root account for everyday job regardless of whether or not you are the only user in the system.
Linux is a robust multi-user system but users are not automatically added. However, some accounts are created during Linux installation apart from root account and are meant to be used by system only. It is also highly advised not to touch t…

How To Connect Two Computers Using LAN Cable

If you don't have access to network and need to transfer files from your old desktop computer to a new laptop, you may connect both of your computers using a crossover Ethernet cable. You will need to further modify some network settings in both of your computers in order to be able to share or transfer files between them. Follow the steps below to connect your two computers and transfer files between them. This process involves two steps - first step is to connect two computers and second is to share the folder. Step 1: Preparation to Network two computers with crossover cable 1. Make sure both of the computers haveNIC card(i.e. Network Interface Card) and Network interface is enabled (to enable Network Interface, go toStart ->Control Paneland click onNetwork Connectionsthen Right Click onLocal Area Connectionand click onEnable).

2. Make sure you have Cross Over Cable with you (It is different from Straight through Cable and can be available at the same computer store where you…

How To Change Blogger Favicon

Favicon stands forFavorite Icon. It is a small image displayed next to the URL in the address bar of web browser as you can see in the photo. This can also be considered as the identity of the website. This appears in Favorite Menu too when the website is bookmarked as Favorite. Hence, you may want to customize your own favicon and change it.
Favicon was first introduced with Internet Explorer 5 by Microsoft. Currently, it is supported by all major web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Netscape, Opera and Safari.
Initially, the concept was to store a file called "favicon.ico" in the root directory and the Internet Explorer would automatically find it there. Later, more flexible solution was introduced which makes it possible to add customized favicon of our choice to blogger blog. This is achieved by adding two line of html elements between <html> and </html>. Only ICO file was allowed initially but now GIF and PNG image files are als…