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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 set up a 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 y…

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 easy installation. Even some of them do not need installation, just unzip and run is enough. We can send pictures, text messages or even large files through 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 in the communication. So it is a 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 lear…

Disable the Shutdown & Logoff Status Messages On Your Computer

If you are a busy type person who does not want to wait for your computer to show the status message of shutdown or log in and logoff, there is a Windows Group Policy tweak to disable them. Once you have disabled the shutdown, login or logoff message from the group policy, Windows will no longer show you the message which reminds users to wait while your computer shutdown or logoff. Let us see how to implement it on your PC.

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/ Shu…

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

We all know the default size of ping ICMP echo request packet. That is 32 byte. Though the default ping packet size is 32 bytes, we can change it by a simple command while pinging a destination from your computer. By using -l option, you can decide the size of the echo request packets. The valid value of the size of ICMP packets is from 0 to 65500. So the size of the packet should fall in the range.

If you set any value, not in the range of 0-65500, you will get an error with warning bad value for -l, the value range is from 0 to 65500.

If you are facing issues with an MTU value of ICMP packets sent from your computer, changing their size may help you.

Let us check how to change the default packet size of ping echo request.

You need to use the command format provided 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.

I am going to send packets to a destin…

How to Do Continues Ping Operation?

Don't you know how much help the continues ping feature in checking the uptime of a remote server? If you want to check the uptime of a destination device, you can check it from your computer by performing continuous ping. You can check the uptime by analyzing the ping 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.

The complete format of the command to perform continues ping is:

ping -t [Destination Address]

Demonstration Here we send an unlimited number of ICMP Echo requests to a host using the command provided above.

You can see the result from the picture given below.

Example: Ping -t

The above command will send continues ICMP Echo requests to Google until you stop the operation manually by …

How to Use Google Chrome Browser To Access A Remote Computer?

There are many instances where we need to access a remote computer in our daily life. Those computers may be your friend's or office computer. We have many remote desktop accessing tools available, but I recommend one new tool comes with Google Chrome browser. It is a free Chrome extension which lets you access a remote computer using Google Chrome web browser. This app is known as Chrome Remote Desktop.

Using it, we can either let a friend access our computer remotely or access another remote computer.

One of the major advantages 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 a Web browser.

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

Click on Plus button

Click on Add and follow the instructions

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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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