How to Ping website or IP address

Ping command is used to check the connectivity of your PC with network or domain. It helps establish if connection it working fine or not. Ping Command sends packets of information to a specified IP Address / domain and then measures the time it takes to get a response from the specific

Automatically delete browsing history in IE8 on Exit

Ideally, you have to manually delete internet browsing history in Internet Explorer browser. Internet Explorer 8 makes life very easy browsing the web and managing copied cache history files. You can setup Internet Explorer 8 to automatically delete browsing history when you exit (or

Remove Facebook profile from Google Search

Do you want to block your Facebook account from appearing on Google Search? If your Facebook profile is set to public, anyone can search for and discover it using simple Google Search. Many users have Facebook profile strictly for private networking with friends and family members. In such

Virtual Credit Card (VCC) for online payments

Credit Cards (often referred as Plastic Money) are becoming more common medium to pay for goods and services around the world. While the plastic physical Credit Cards (CC) rule the offline (and online world), Virtual Credit Cards (VCC) are buzz specially for online world. Virtual Credit

Delete Flash Cookies saved by Internet browsing

Number of files and cookies are downloaded as you surf websites on the internet. Flash Cookies. also known as PIE (persistent identification element) and LSO (local shared objects): contain small bits of data about websites you visit. Hence, one can easily extract your browsing history by

Repair corrupt WinSock settings to fix internet connection

Internet can get disconnected due to number of reasons. Corrupt winsock settings is very common cause of internet connection not working. Other application (malicious) software at times change winsock settings that results in no live internet connection. Manual winsock settings repair

Block images on websites to surf internet faster in Firefox

Images on a website take maximum amount of bandwidth. More images slows down loading of a webpage. One quick and easy way to surf internet faster and save bandwidth is by blocking image loading on websites. This can be easily done in Firefox using "Image Block" addon. It allows internet

Check if internet connection is down & not working

Ideally one can check status of internet connection by using ping DNS and TCP procedure. However, performing such tests for an average computer user is a big task. Free portable utility NetCheck makes this all easy by performing DNS and TCP test at the click of a button. It checks if

How to use OpenDNS for faster internet browsing?

For starters, let us understand the concept of DNS. Say you type in your web browser, this URL will be first converted into associated IP address and then website will finally open. This conversion from URL to IP address to open website is done by DNS server. By default

Check internet download speed at multiple locations

DownTester utility allows you to check internet download speed at multiple URL locations. You can enter multiple URLs like, etc and this utility will check your connection speed in ability to download data from specified URLs. After the test, it displays the speed in

Always ON Dial-up internet with connection Keeper

Are you tired of clicking and trying to connect using dial-up internet connection? Well, save some time and effort using free utility connection keeper. This application simulates Internet browsing (at a random interval) and prevents connection from appearing idle, thus preventing your ISP

Google Internet Bus teaching internet in motion

Number of new users enter in the world of internet but this addition is rather slow as compared to actual potential. Google is doing its bit in this regard with Google Internet Bus. This internet bus will travel and zoom away several towns and cities across India. "... The Internet