Enabling more then 6 simultaneous downloads in IE8

Internet Explorer 8, as it may be known, doesn’t support more than 6 parallel downloads. While downloading a large number of big files from slow servers, bypassing this limit becomes a necessity. Like the previous versions, this limit is defined in the registry, but in a different location. To change this limit, close all instances […]

Add canonical links to phpBB

It’s old news that Google and other major search engines have added support for the <link rel=”canonical”> tag to help cut down on duplicate indexing of web pages. While plugins for WordPress, Drupal and Magneto E-Commerce have been released, there has been none such modification for phpBB, where it is, arguably, most needed. phpBB administrators […]

Firefox 3.5.5 available for download

Just more than a week after the last stable release (3.5.4), Mozilla has released a small stability update for the popular browser, bringing it to version 3.5.5. This release addresses two critical bugs which crashes the browser and three other normal priority bugs. The full changelog can be viewed here. You should be automatically prompted […]

Changing the default command prompt directory

When command prompt is started up in Windows, it defaults to the directory X:\Documents and Settings\Username. This directory can be changed by creating a new registry entry which will contain commands which is automatically executed when command prompt starts. This can be compared to the “autoexec.bat” file which existed in old DOS and Windows systems. […]