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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Change the windows wallpaper using a .bat file

Disclaimer : This post is solely for educational purposes. Any outcome of misapplication is thus not my responsibility.

The windows operating system uses a bitmap image for wallpapers. An image of another format chosen as a wallpaper is first converted to a bitmap image and copied to a specific location and named wallpaper1.bmp.

For this tweak, we'll need a bitmap image (with a *.bmp extension). MSpaint and Irfanview are tools that can be used to create (or convert) such images.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Automatic action on every windows start-up using a .bat file (Registry method)

Disclaimer : This post is solely for educational purposes. Any outcome of misapplication is thus not my responsibility.

Here, we'll add some keys to the registry using a batch file. Make sure you follow these steps carefully since editing the registry wrongly has its consequences.
Scared? use another method
Brave enough? let's go!!!

Automatic action on every windows start-up using a .bat file (start-up folders method)

Disclaimer : This post is solely for educational purposes. Any outcome of misapplication is thus not my responsibility.

You can set an action to happen automatically at different periods of the computer running. This post concentrates on running a file (any file) on startup. Note however that, malware also employ this method to carry out their "activities" on every system start.

Windows execute the files in this folders on every "normal" system boot.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Manual internet settings for Glo Ghana

If you want the internet settings for Glo on your phone, you can get it sent directly to your phone. Read on how to get the automatic settings for the Glo network here.

The following procedure assumes you already know where to put the settings on your phone. If you don't, you can still follow the full procedure as stated in this post, by only switching values.
Put the following setting to access Glo Ghana internet:

APN : glowap
USERNAME : glo

Automatic internet settings for Glo Ghana (short code)

For the automatic configuation of your phone with Glo Ghana internet settings, you will have to send an SMS to their short code.
Note however that, this method does not work for all phones.
A failure notice will be sent to you (via SMS) if automatic configuration of your device was unsuccessful.

The settings:
Send SETTINGS to short