Category: Software

Problems receiving offline messages?

I recently experienced, that it was impossible for me to receive any offline messages in WLM.

This can be fixed :-)
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XP with 4 GB RAM

Many people will tell you that it is not possible to run at 32 bit version of XP with more than 3 GB Ram. They say that XP would not recognize the Ram above the 3 GB – actually for most of you XP will show the 3 GB as 2,5.

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View your IP address

A quick way to view your IP address is by using the command IPCONFIG.

Just start a command prompt:

Start -> Run -> Cmd

and then type:

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Usefull XP shortcuts

Here are some usefull XP shortcuts:

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Shutdown XP Faster

When XP is shutting down it checks that all applications and services are shut down. Sometimes, some of the services are not shutting down, thus XP gives them time to shut down on its own. The amount of time XP waits for the service to shut down is stored in the system registry. By changing this setting XP will shutdown faster.

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What is FTP

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is used to transfer files between computers on a Network.

There a several ways to use ftp – here are some of them:

  • From a command prompt – by using the command ftp
  • Directly in a browser by using a url like: ftp://ftpserver
  • Using a ftp client

In this article, we will be looking on the dos command ftp.
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