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Use this utility to change your Login Image in Windows 7 whenever you want

Change Windows 7 Login Screen Free Utility

Use this utility to change your login image in Windows 7 whenever you want…

Are you tired of looking at that boring Windows 7 screen when you are logging on? Now you can use this utility to let you change your Windows 7 login image whenever you want. Just make sure the images are JPEGs which are less than 256kB and you are good to go.

Download it HERE

50Webs SMTP Outlook Setup that works

If you set up a paid hosting account with 50Webs, you can configure your Outlook to send and receive emails. The only problem is that in most cases, what 50Webs tells you WILL NOT WORK, because your Web hosting provider will prevent you from sending SMTP messages in some way.

So – how do you do it? Well, when you create your new email, 50Webs will confirm it was created as follows:

Dear XXXX,

Your email account is active now. Your e-mail username and password are:

    password: XXXXX

For incoming and outgoing servers use

In order to use the More >

Adelaide Rocked by Large Eathquake

Adelaide, capital of South Australia, has been hit by a large earthquake at around 11.26pm on 16 April 2010.

The epicentre was believed to be near Mount Barker in the Adelaide Hills. It had a force of 3.4 on the Richter scale.

“I was sitting on the couch watching TV when I felt the whole house shake.  Windows rattled…” one resident said.

I was in the kitchen when the ground moved, throwing me to the ground… said another.

There are reports of damage to Mt Bold reservoir.

Handling an Objection

When you encounter an objection from a potential customer, do this:

  1. PAUSE
  2. “Tell me more…”
  3. Empty the customer Ask – “Is there anything else?”
  4. Lock the customer Ask – “If I were to …. would you …”
  5. Present a counter solution
  6. Confirm the details

The Rules for handling a sales objection are:

  • ASK THE QUESTION – “Do you have any problems with … Are there any issues we haven’t discussed?”

And remember,

  • Never take it personally
  • Listen and be interested
  • Don’t blame
  • Stay calm

Qualifying Checklist

This simple 10 point check-list will help you determine whether all bases have been covered, so you have the maximum likelihood of closing the deal:

  1. Have all NEEDS been agreed with the customer (What are they? How did you agree them?)
  2. Do you have an effective SOLUTION? (What is it?)
  3. Is your solution financially JUSTIFIABLE? (How do you know?)
  4. Is the expenditure in the BUDGET? Is FINANCE available? (How do you know? How much is it?)
  5. What is their BASIS OF DECISION? (What are their evaluation criteria?)
  6. What is their DECISION MAKING PROCESS? (Who are the players? How do you know what roles they are playing?)
  7. Do More >
Folder Settings

Fix card readers not recognized in Windows 7

1. From the Start menu, choose “Documents”

2. From the top menu, select “Organize”, then “Folder and Search Options”

3. Un-tick “Hide empty drives in the Computer Folder”

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When was the battery invented?

One of the early attractions that gained public attention was an electrically illu­minated bridge over the river Seine during the 1900 World Fair in Paris.

The use of electricity may go back much further. While constructing a new railway in 1936 near Baghdad, workers uncovered what appeared to be a prehistoric battery. The discovery was known as the Parthian Battery and was believed to be 2000 years old, dating back to the Parthian period.

The battery consisted of a clay jar filled with a vinegar solution. An iron rod sur­rounded by a copper cylinder penetrated into the liquid and produced 1.1 to More >


iPad by Apple


Evidence was discovered that Apple was interested in the name “iSlate, prior to settling on “iPad”.

A search in the Canadian trademark database reveals that Apple’s dummy corporation Slate Computing, LLC applied for a trademark for “iPad” under the categories of handheld mobile digital electronic devices with a broad range of applications. This application was filed in July 2009 — much more recently than the original iSlate trademarks which date back to 2006-2007. Slate Computing, LLC did not apply for a similar trademark in the U.S. due to the fact that Fujitsu appears to control the U.S. trademark as it relates More >


Tomato & chicken korma curry

Preparation Time

20 minutes

Cooking Time

70 minutes

// Ingredients (serves 4)
  • 390g (1 1/2 cups) Greek-style natural yoghurt
  • 140g (1/2 cup) Patak’s Korma Curry Paste
  • 8 (about 2.2kg) large chicken thigh cutlets, excess fat trimmed
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 2 brown onions, halved, thinly sliced
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 100g baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • Steamed rice, to serve
  • Pappadums, to serve
  1. Combine the yoghurt and curry paste in a large glass or ceramic bowl. Add the chicken and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for 30 minutes to marinate.
  2. Heat the oil a stockpot or heatproof casserole dish over medium-high More >

Thai red curry chicken

Ingredients (serves 4)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1kg chicken thigh fillets, trimmed,
  • cut in half crossways
  • 114g can Thai red curry paste (see note)
  • 1 cup Continental Real Chicken Stock
  • 150g fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems trimmed, halved
  • 230g can sliced bamboo shoots, drained
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 140ml can coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup basil leaves
  • steamed jasmine rice, to serve
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, in batches, for 1 to 2 minutes each side or until golden. Transfer to slow cooker.
  2. Reduce frying pan heat to low. Add remaining oil to pan. Add curry paste and cook, stirring, More >