Monthly Archives: December 2013


GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. GIMP is free, open-source application that is used for photo editing, image composition and image authoring. GIMP is distributed under the GPL (General Public License). GIMP available in most popular operating system such as Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X, and GNU/Linux.
GIMP Details:
Developer(s): The GIMP Development Team
Written in: C and GTK+
Operating system: GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, FreeBSD, Solaris, AmigaOS 4
License: GNU General Public License

Ways to hide and show Recycle Bin on desktop

Deleted files and folders usually proceeds to the Recycle Bin unless you press Shift + delete, this command will delete the files and folders permanently without going to your Recycle Bin.

Recycle Bin allows you to restore files and folders to their original path.

Note: Files and Folders deleted from your external device such us floppy, external drives and network drives won’t move to your Recycle Bin, those items are deleted permanently.

Question is what if you can’t find the Recycle Bin on your desktop. How would you restore the deleted files?

How to Enable/Disable Run Dialog box in Windows

How to Enable/Disable Run Dialog box in Windows

Run Dialog box in Windows lets you access program, files and folders by entering the corresponding shortcuts and path of the certain files and folder.

In Windows 7, the Run dialog box is absent in the Start menu. Run dialog box functions like command prompt, meaning it has the ability to do almost everything what the command line can do.

Note: Run command can be accessed using the shortcut Windows + R or click Start menu and type Run in the search box provided.

MySQL Tutorial – Like clause

MySQL Tutorial – Like clause

Like clause in a CREATE TABLE command will create an exact copy of your existing table. The newly copied or created table will also acquire the column definition or attributes of the original one.

Syntax of like clause:

CREATE TABLE nameOfNewTable LIKE nameOfExistingTable;


nameOfNewTable – the name of the new table to be created.

nameOfExistingTable – the name of the existing table in your database.

How to Register OCX File

How to Register OCX file

OCX stands for OLE Control Extension. OCX file has an extension of .ocx. The OCX file type is primarily associated with ‘Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) Control Extension’ by Microsoft Corporation. ActiveX.

Instructions on how to register OCX File

  1. Click Start button, and then RUN, Type Notepad and hit enter.
  2. On your notepad type regsvr32 “nameOfOCXFile”
  3. Example you want to register this OCX file CoolXPOption.ocx
  4. Type  regsvr32 “CoolXPOption.ocx”
  5. Save the file as reg.bat
  6. Double click the reg.bat or right click the reg.bat and select Run as administrator.
  7. You should receive a message like this.