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MTS MBlaze Data Card Hack to Fix DNS & Speed Issues

MTS is one of the important wireless broadband service (MBlaze) providers in India. This article is about the steps to remove the ISP DNS server configured on the default MBlaze network settings and change it with Open DNS or Google public DNS address. At the end of the tutorial we have provided tips to face any issues with your MTS Internet connection and tells how to contact their technical support to fix the issues. We need this process only when you feel the default DNS of MBlaze is not working up to the expected level and the response time can be improved by using Open DNS or Google public DNS. In most cases MBlaze is fine with the default ISP DNS address. In case if you feel there is a connectivity issues with MBlaze because of the faulty DNS, you can follow this guide to fix it. Steps to resolve any DNS related issues in MTS MBlaze are:

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

click on Settings on bottom of the MTS Start

Check 'Use DNS'

Enter the DNS ad…

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

Yesterday I witnessed a script based malware attack on my computer. I strongly believe the malware infected my computer came from one of my friend's USB drive. He double clicked a folder to open in his pen drive but it was a short cut created by a malware. The target location of the folder was the below address. 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 is able to detect it and stop Firefox from accessing the page.

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 ? Some times there are too many background processes running on Chrome that reduce the 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 currently running on Chrome, select the process and click on the button End process. 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, number of running processes increases. You can select the specific process for the tab and kill it.
Click on Customize and Control butto…

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. In this article I present a list of most important network commands which will help you to figure out the exact reason and location of the network issue. I promise, after reading this article you won't need another one's opinion when you face a normal network connectivity issues at your home or small office network. I start this article with the introduction of very basic network command ping to advance network connectivity troubleshooting steps.