Category: Self Help

Posts about how to help improve yourself or simple motivations to keep your day going

Solution Fix for Connecting HP Laserjet 1200 using Win7 via XP Network

Have you ever had printer driver issues?
A few days ago, I tried connecting my Acer laptop (Windows 7 64bit) to the office’s HP Laserjet 1200 printer, via LAN network which runs on Windows XP. Although the printer icon appears on my ‘Network’, I was still required to install the driver.
I’m sure most of you had the same problem as I did when you were installing HP printers; Sorry to say – I had less problems with other brands.
I even looked up on different drivers for my Win 7 from the HP Support & Drivers website and other reliable sites – I installed each one of them manually, but still I couldn’t get it to work. I then recalled reading a forum somewhere, issues regarding connection between Vistas/Win7 operating system to a Windows XP networking setup.
After a long day testing various by some helpful HP users (thanks guys!), I finally got a Solution Fix for Connecting HP Laserjet 1200 using Windows 7 via XP Network.

Doomi A Free To do List App by Adobe Air

Doomi is a free ‘to-do list’ app using Adobe Air and is an excellent way to do this as it easily maintains a small list of things to do. Create, edit, set reminders, and keep...

Soluto Anti-Frustration | The Best Free Software to Speed Windows Boot Time & Fix Slow Systems

Have you ever sometimes get frustrated by your sluggish and unresponsive PC?
Soluto Beta is a free app that allows you to understand your boot, discover which applications are slowing it down and allows you to significantly improve it! Before, startups took 2 minutes and 34 seconds to load, but now… only 42 seconds!

Does Digital Tools Distract Your Time at Work?

Computer machines were first manufactured and initially marketed as devices or tools to help us at work, however we tend to be too dependant and distracted with digital tools. Do You suffer from ‘Internet Addictive Disorder’ (IAD) ?
How do you value yourselves for utilising time on these digital gadgets of the future?!?

Make Your Firefox browser look like Google Chrome

Recently a lot of people including myself wanted to switch to chrome due to the easier user interface, yet Firefox is way better with these superb extensions! 1. Install Chromifox Firefox theme – This...

What's Your Call Style?

What's Your Call Style?

  Have you ever noticed how a phone conversation can change simply by your posture or environment? I caught myself walking around the office while I was on the phone yesterday and thought about...

Making Only Minimum Monthly Credit Card Payments Could Mean Paying ‘Double’ For Everything

Making Only Minimum Monthly Credit Card Payments Could Mean Paying ‘Double’ For Everything

I recently applied to Standard Charted Bank for a credit card. A limit of Rm3000, heck, I guess thats quite easy spend and I could pay the bank on a minimal monthly basis. The...

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