A friend of mine had showed me a trick that sometimes work:
If the filename is abc.dll -> rename the file like this abcd.dll_
that magical "underscore " may help you.
But if not, try this nice & free utility named Unlocker.
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There are two ways to avoid spam when registering somewhere on the internet. First you can use Disposable Email Address Services that allow you to check an email account that is not your own and email aliases that webmailers like gmail and yahoo mail offer. I will only post free sites that offer the first service.
The procedure itself is always the same. You go to the website of the service and take a look at the requirements of the email address. For example the service www.mytrashmail.com offers only free emails that use email@example.com. After this you visit the website you want to register with and enter an email address which could be anything as long as it ends with @mytrashmail.com....Email Aliases:
This is becoming increasingly popular. I only tested it with my gmail account but friends told me that yahoo for instance is offering a similar service. You can send emails using a service called plus addressing. This is not documented yet in the help files so I explain the basic concept. Lets say your email address is firstname.lastname@example.org and you want to register at a website. You might register with an email alias that looks like email@example.com. The verification mail will be send to your inbox and you can reply to it to activate the account.
Meet the Life Hackers
Can anyone find a way to make your constantly beeping computer leave you alone and let you work? Inside the nascent field of interruption science.
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Also, someting to check if you are in NYC: Practical Philosophy
Head over to the Mystery Solved site of microsoft.com and click on the usb stick on the right where it says Get Yours. You need to sign in with passport.net and answer the following questions:
Q1. How many ways are there to obtain a full Microsoft® Windows® Desktop license?
Q2: Volume License Agreements cover Windows Desktop operating system upgrades only.
Q3: OEM operating system licenses are non-transferable.
Q4: The most cost-effective way to acquire an initial, full underlying Windows Desktop license is preinstalled.
It will take between 6 and 8 weeks before you get the stick, but free is free, right ?
Hmm, here is a tip: would you want to have just one device that would do what all other devices like blackberry, treo, palm & camera phone, mp3 player can do? :) Well, at least that's the promise of the new gadget Microsoft is supposed to announce in a week from now & we'll see if it is hot or hype