How to mount ISO files in Windows Vista

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There are several problems I’ve found  while  mounting .ISO/.IMG/.BIN etc  CD/DVD image files in windows vista. Well know Daemon Tools claims to be working on windows vista 32 bit and 64 bit versions but it’s not entirely correct because some of the CD/DVD image files appear to be corrupted after loading. Also it is risky to install daemon tools now because they are installing few search bar tools.  Alternatively I’ve tried out SlySoft’s Virtual Clone Drive, which also have the similar problems, it can mount the images but some of the files appears to be corrupted. At last I’ve Installed MagicISO Virtual CD/DVD-ROM(MagicDisc), a freeware multiple CD/DVD emulation utility and it worked on all the CD/DVD Images I’ve tried on. I didn’t try PowerISO or UltraISO yet.

Supported CD/DVD image files in MagicDisc:

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Windows Live Writer and UTW Integration

Windows Live writer is a pretty descent Desktop Blogging application. Windows Live writer supports many blogging services including Blogger.com and Wordpress Hosted Blogs. I’m very used to use the wordpress Plugin ultimate tag warrior to tag my posts. In Windows live Writer you can post tags but integration with UTW is not present by default. There is a fairly simpler way to enable posting of UTW tags from Windows Live Writer while posting.

Using Windows XP and Vista in a Same Computer

The new Microsoft Operating system Vista. Yes its inevitable not to test it on your own computer. But there are quite a number of considerations like Application Compatibly issues and Hardware not supporting vista. Well of course you want to try it out just for your curiosity’s sake. But how to Test it with out effecting your current installation of Windows XP on your system. Here are some simple steps (Assuming you have already installed Windows XP on your Primary Partitions C drive).

TrueCrypt create your own secure storage

Sometimes at office or even at home i don’t want certain part of my hard drive not accessible by anyone. Well you can hide your folders but is it giving you the optimal protection, i don’t think so. TrueCrypt is a open source software comes with a highly secured protection systems. The algorithms are so difficult to break that it might take a few billion years to break the password. TrueCrypt can be used on windows xp/vista or linux platforms. Actually what it do is to create a physical file on a hard disk and encrypt it with very strong protection and load that file as a virtual drive. TrueCrypt also can be used to protect your USB or Flash disks.

How to run multiple Internet Explorer on the same machine

I’ve got some layout problems with internet explorer and situations leads me to test the site under different versions of Internet explorer but trust me it’s not a easy job to run internet explorer 4, 5, 6 and 7 in the same system. But hey there are always solutions.. Tredosoft has came up with the installer which will run internet explorer from version 3 until 7.