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How to Setup Free Email Account With Godaddy Domain Name

If you have purchased a domain name from Godaddy, you get some extra benefits also. They are currently offering a free email account with 1GB storage space with each domain names you buy. So you can create one business e-mail address (eg: admin@yourdomain name) without having to purchase additional email accounts from them. This offer is not limited to new domain names. Right now they offer one free email account credit with the hosting also. It is very easy to create and setup free email account in Godaddy. You should note that once you have used full free email credits in your account, you may need to buy professional/personal email/business credits. The procedure to create free Godaddy mail account is listed below.

Steps to Create Free Email Account with Godaddy Login to your Godaddy account

Go to My Account and Click on Email

Click on Setup button at "Free Email Plans"


Now you need to select the features


You must select the "Which account type, size, and region do you …

List of Best Free LAN Messengers & Download Links

To communicate between computers in a single Local Area Network, LAN Messengers are the best option. Most of them do not need a server and have very easy instillation. Even some of them do not need installation, just unzip and run is enough. We can send pictures, text messages or even large files though them hassle free. LAN Messenger data transfer is limited to a single Local Area Network and no one outside the Local network can access or participate the communication. So it is secure mode of data transfer and most suitable for a small office. this article introduces a list of free best LAN messengers available with download links.


IP Messenger:

IP Messenger is one of the most popular LAN messengers supports different platforms. We can chat, transfer files between computers in a Local Area Network, desktop capture etc using this tool. To learn more about steps to open the previous chat history, click on the link below.
How to Create Log Files For IP M Installed on your Computer

To lea…

Disable Shutdown & Logoff Status Messages On Your Computer

If you are a busy type person who does not want to wait for your computer show the status message of  shutdown or logon and logoff, there is a Windows Group Policy tweak to disable them. Once you have disabled the shutdown, logon or logoff message from group policy, Windows will no longer show you the message which reminds users to wait while your computer shutdown or logoff. This Operating system trick is valid only on Windows 2000, 2003 and XP. You can enable system status message at any time by reversing the Group Policy tweak made on your computer and you will again see the shutdown status message while your computer is turning off.

Remove Windows Shutdown and Logoff Status Message From Your Computer To remove the Windows shutdown and logoff status message from your laptop, follow the steps below.
Type gpedit.msc on Run or Search and press enter

Click Administrative Templates

Double Click System and double click on Remove Boot/ Shutdown/ Logon/ Logoff status messages(on right pane)


Se…

How to Change Default Size of Ping Echo Request On Your Computer(ping -l)

We all know by default the size of ping ICMP echo request packet is 32 byte. Though the default ping packet size is 32 bytes we can change it by a simple command while ping a destination from your computer. By using -l option, you can decide the size of the echo request packets. The valid value of size of ICMP packets is from 0 to 65500. If you set any value not in the range of 0-65500, you will get error with warning bad value for -l, value range is from 0 to 65500. If you are facing issues with MTU value of ICMP packets send from your computer, changing their size may help you. The format to change the default ping echo request packet size is given below.

ping -l (value between 0 to 65500) [Destination Address]


Practical Example Here let us check how to use this command to change the default size of ICMP echo request packets. Here I am going to send packets to a destination address with manually configured value. Here I use different values and you can see the result on the picture pro…

Do Continuous Ping a Destination Until Manually Stop

If you are worried about the up time of a destination device, you can check it from your computer by performing continuous ping  and analyzing the reply. There is a syntax for continues ping from your computer to any IP address and you have to stop the operation manually in case you don't want your computer to ping the IP any longer. To do it from your command prompt, you can use -t syntax and you must use the combination of keys [Ctrl] and [C] to stop the process. So the complete format of  command to perform continues ping is provided below.
ping -t [Destination Address]

Demonstration Here we send unlimited number of ICMP Echo requests to a host using the command provided above. You can see the result from the picture given below.

Eg: Ping -t google.com

The above command will send continues ICMP Echo requests to Google until you stop the operation manually by pressing [Ctrl] and [C] buttons. The below screenshot will show you more ideas about the process of continues ping  a dest…

Using Google Chrome Browser To Access A Remote Computer

There are many instances where we need to access a remote computer which may be your friend's or office computer to fix some issues. We have many remote desktop accessing tools available now but I recommend one new tool comes with Google Chrome browser. It is a free Chrome extension which lets you to access a remote computer using Google Chrome web browser. This apps is known as Chrome Remote Desktop. Using it we can either let a friend to access our computer remotely or access another remote computer. One of the major advantage of using this app to access a remote computer is its support for various Operating systems. It supports Windows, Linux and Mac PCs. They claim virtually Google Chrome Remote Desktop can access any devices using Web browser.


Login to Google account on Chrome browser and visit the link below.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-remote-desktop/gbchcmhmhahfdphkhkmpfmihenigjmpp?hl=en

Click on Plus button


Click on Add and follow the instructions


This …