Ever heard of Privateinternetaccess.com ?
Private Internet Access is an extremely minimalistic personal VPN service that passes all your Web activity through an encrypted tunnel.
There is of course the possibility of using the shipped client, or you can add their service as a proxy in your torrent client.
Here is how (for myTorrent and QBittorrent):
General settings for PrivateInternetAccess
Proxy Type: Socks5
Proxy: proxy-nl.privateinternetaccess.com or 22.214.171.124* 126.96.36.199* 188.8.131.52* 184.108.40.206* 220.127.116.11* 18.104.22.168* 22.214.171.124* 126.96.36.199* 188.8.131.52*
In Qbittorrent, click Tools -> Options -> Connection.
In myTorrent, Click Preferences -> Network
1. Checkmark Authentication
2. Username: PIA Generated ID
3. Password: PIA Generated password
4. Click OK and restart uTorrent
5. Checkbox the choice for hostname lookups and peer discovery
Thats it.. you will now be using the PIA Proxy and do not need to connect your main Internet connection through the VPN service.
Of course you will need to purchase a VPN account from PIA, but for securing and maintaining your anonymity, it is totally worth ti
Yesterday i discovered a cool webpage called ifconfig.me
It displays information about your external IP and other HOST information.
The cool thing is that it is designed for use with curl from the command line.
Your external IP
Your user agent
External connection port
Display all your information
Extremely useful for command line geeks like myself
CrapCleaner is a great tool for removing all sorts of crap, *doh, from your computer.
But many users doesn’t know about all features in this program.
Most users often don’t bother with exploring what is actually available in different software.
Well, in CCleaner you can add any folder you want, for deletion when you run the Cleaner.
If you are using RDP connection in your daily work, you probably have seen the message “The terminal server has exceeded the maximum number of allowed connections”. Luckily, there is way to reset RDP connection remotely from command prompt. I will show you how…
When installing Windows 7 on a fresh and new HDD with no partitions present, the installation process will create a 100mb partition that is marked as system reserved. This partition is available only for:
Windows 7 Ultimate,
Windows 7 Business
Windows 7 Enterprise ed.
The 100 MB system partition is used primarily as BitLocker partition for BitLocker encryption, and the WinRE (Windows Recovery Environment).
Here is a trick to remove that partition, using Windows 7 own tool, diskpart… Continue reading
Here is a simple way to show all your installed drivers through the command shell.
You can also show the list on a computer connected in your network
How many times have you had friends visit your house, borrowing your computer and checking their MSN email?
And afterwards the login screen shows the unread messages text everytime.
This annoying message showing how many unread email messages you have, can be removed from the login screen.
I suddenly noticed that my Home and Delete keys didnt work in MS Word.
When marking a bunch of text, and pressing delete, i had to confirm by pressing Y (small message poppin up in lower status line).
Well i found the problem and have fixed it. Go to TOOLS -> OPTIONS , and the GENERAL tab.
There you find two boxes labeled :
Help for Wordperfect users
Navigation help for Wordperfect users.
Disable them.(they shall not be crossed)
And whoops. Your keys will work perfectly.
Whenever you have a new Windows installation, there is the standard Messenger that has its own life..
Trying to uninstall it sometimes works, and sometimes dont..
Here is a incredible simple solution for getting rid of that service.