Sharninder

Sharninder is a programmer, blogger and a geek making a living writing software to change the world. His tech blog, Geeky Ninja, is where he shares his wisdom, for free !

How To Configure A Firewall In Linux Using Firestarter

How To Configure A Firewall In Linux Using Firestarter

Long back, when I was running a Windows only PC, a firewall utility was always among the first software that I used to install on a newly formatted machine. Along with an Antivirus, a firewall used to be considered a must for any Windows installation that was in any way connected to the outside world. […]

Convert PDF Files To Word For Free Online

Convert PDF Files To Word For Free Online

The PDF file format is quickly becoming the de-facto format for sharing information on the web. The good thing about PDF files is that the format allows the creator of the document, the ability to retain the original formatting even when the document is being viewed on different operating systems or different viewers. The only […]

Extract Files From Rar, Zip Archives online

Extract Files From Rar, Zip Archives online

A couple of days back, while I was searching for some nice wallpapers for my desktop, I came across this neat collection bundled in a rar archive. The collection had all sorts of nice wallpapers for different sized desktops and was exactly what I wanted. The only problem was that the file was about 100 MB […]

Free Up Your System Resources With Svchost Viewer

Free Up Your System Resources With Svchost Viewer

Have you ever wondered what all those svchost.exe processes running on your Windows machine are for ? Ever thought what effect will it have on your system, if you kill them ? If you haven’t or aren’t too sure how to check for running processes on your system, press Ctrl + Alt + Del and […]

Use Registry Defrag to Clean up the Windows Registry

Use Registry Defrag to Clean up the Windows Registry

The Windows registry is a database which Windows uses to store all user and system related settings. Most Windows software also use the registry to store their settings. Most, if not all, of these software packages also do not remove their entries from the registry when uninstalled. Needless to say, the windows registry tends to […]

Defrag System Files Using PageDefrag

Defrag System Files Using PageDefrag

If you’ve used Windows for any length of time, you must have noticed that it tends to get slower over time. One of the reasons for that is that the filesystem becomes fragmented with use. Defragmenting is the process of reading all the bits on the file system and re-arranging them to be contiguous. This […]

Download YouTube Videos For Offline Viewing On Linux

Download YouTube Videos For Offline Viewing On Linux

I have a confession to make. I’m a sucker for gadget reviews on YouTube. I can’t even remember the last time I actually looked at a normal review site for a gadget review. Apart from reviews of the latest gadgets, YouTube is also a great place to watch, well, almost anything that moves! The only […]

Flickr Gallery Plus Makes Flickr Even More Fun To Use

Flickr Gallery Plus Makes Flickr Even More Fun To Use

Flickr is one of my favourite websites. I use it for storing photos, searching for interesting photos for my blog posts and to meet like minded people. The best part is the simple and plain interface and the social aspect. The sheer number of users active on Flickr make the whole experience of photography very […]