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MTS MBlaze Data Card Hack to Fix DNS & Connection Speed Issues

MTS is one of the leading wireless broadband service (MBlaze) providers in India. Some of our readers commented about slow responses from the default ISP provided DNS server. MBlaze works fine with the default DNS in most of the time. In case if you feel there is a connectivity issue with MBlaze because of the faulty DNS, you can follow this guide to fix it. This article explains how to remove the ISP DNS server configured on the default MBlaze network settings and change it with Open DNS or Google public DNS address.

 We need this process only if you feel the default DNS of MBlaze is not working up to the expected level. Steps to resolve any DNS related issues with MTS MBlaze are:

How to Fix MTS MBlaze Data Card DNS Issues  Open MTS Start

click on Settings on the bottom of the MTS Start

Check 'Use DNS'

Enter the DNS address on both DNS and Alternate DNS fields

The Open DNS address


Google DNS Address

Now you should decide w…

WScript.exe is Infected By Malware and Firefox Opens Harmful Websites

Yesterday I witnessed a script based malware attack on my computer. This malware, which infected my computer came from my friend's USB drive. He connected that pen drive to my PC and double clicked a folder in it. Unfortunately, that folder was a shortcut created by this malware. Target location of the folder was; C:\windows\system32\cmd.exe /c start WScript d3d3\icec.js & Start Explorer.exe "RECYCLER" and I believe WScript.exe is infected by this malware.

This script automatically set the home page to "http:// india4you. info/r.asp#" in Firefox. Also, the default Search too changed to one malicious URL address.

Gladly Avast installed on my computer was able to detect it. Avast stopped Firefox from accessing the page.

At the same time, Avast web shield started to stop browser's attempts to connect with other malicious websites. While carefully analyzing each attempt, we found that the process is originated from WScript.exe by the malware.

How to Reso…

How to Kill Unwanted Unresponsive Process in Chrome Browser By Task Manager

Do you find Chrome browser installed on your computer works slower than before? Or do you feel it freeze suddenly? Sometimes there are too many background processes running on Chrome to reduce efficiency. You can kill any unwanted or unresponsive processes in Google Chrome browser by using the Chrome Task Manager. Here, you can check the Memory usage of each currently running process along with the CPU usage, Network usage, etc..

To end a process running on Chrome browser, select the process and click on the End process button. The same steps can be used to kill an unresponsive page on Chrome browser.

Steps to end a process running on Chrome Browser Here I am going to demonstrate the procedure to perform it. I am planning to kill some unresponsive processes running on the background. It is important to note that as the number of tabs increases, the number of running processes increases. You can select the specific process for the tab and kill it.
Click on the Customize and Control b…

Important Network Commands, Error Messages and Procedures

To learn how to troubleshoot a network issue, you should understand at least a list of network commands and procedures. This article is a list of important network commands. They will help you to troubleshoot most of the network issue. If you have learned how to use the commands listed in this tutorial, you won't need professional assistance to fix normal network issues. I start this article with the introduction of very basic network command ping to advance network connectivity troubleshooting steps.

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Alex George has Engineering graduation in Computer Science and an MBA in Finance. He had been working as a senior Network Engineer for ten years. His specialization is in Cisco products. Traveling is one of his hobbies and visited various places as part of his onsite work. He visited different places as part of his onsite work like New York, Dubai, London, etc. Right now Alex is a director of one of the leading career development firms in India, which trains students for UPSC, SSC, and PSC examinations. He guides a lot of students to get selection for various prestigious institutions like CBI, Income Tax Department, etc. Alex George is a stock market investor and a very active intraday trader. Engineering Background: He has a B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering and passed different network and security courses like CCNA, CCNP (Security), CEH, and various Microsoft certifications. Finance Background: Alex has an MBA in Finance. He is an active intraday trader and a Share Market Investor. Webmaster Skills: Alex is a blogger since 2004. He has a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScrip.


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