Showing posts from April, 2012

Service Codes for Android

1. Complete Information About your Phone


This code can be used to get some interesting information about your phone and battery. It shows following 4 menus on screen:

• Phone information
• Battery information
• Battery history
• Usage statistics


2. Factory data reset


This code can be used for a factory data reset. It’ll remove following things:

• Google account settings stored in your phone
• System and application data and settings
• Downloaded applications

It’ll NOT remove:

• Current system software and bundled application
• SD card files e.g. photos, music files, etc.

Note: Once you give this code, you get a prompt screen asking you to click on “Reset phone” button. So you get a chance to cancel your operation.


3. Format Android Phone


Think before you give this cod…

Movie Central 4.0 (New Release in works)

An awesome movie collection manager.

A freeware project by sidtechster
NEW FEATURES Fresh new UI, fresh new look.Built using Microsoft .NET WPF framework.UI optimized for HD screen resolutions.Navigation based on visual elements, rather than text elements.Code optimized for less system resource and network bandwidth usage.Re-worked scraper tool, 95% accurate in finding movie informations, works 70% faster it was in version 3.NEW TWEAKS
Removed the old banner, added a new one to fit the appearance of the whole app.Replaced the search text box, users had problem with the cursor. New GLOW EFFECT is cooler.Press ENTER key after typing in the search box. Don't know, how I missed that with previous release :)For searching through collection, INSTANT SEARCH  (like Google) is included.The movie poster can be changed on-the-fly. Just click on the poster to get the new one. Click on the tick that appears on the poster to save it. That's it.The thumbnail scroll at the bottom is sorted by mov…

How to install nVidia Optimus driver

I had the same problem with an Lenovo Z570 Laptop when trying to install NVIDIA GTX 540M Drivers for Windows 7 64bit edition. This solution really worked for me.

When running the NVIDIA Install Program I got the error:

NVIDIA Installer cannot continue
This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware

The reason for this error is that the specific device ID for your graphics card does not show up in any of the INF setup files. More on this later.
The way around this is to manually add your device ID to the INF file so it shows up when the setup programs checks for "compatible hardware"

1. Get your device ID: click on CONTROL PANEL, then CLICK on SYSTEM, then CLICK on DEVICE MANAGER
2. Under Other Devices/ (or if your video card already has a driver under Display Adapter) click on Video Adapter
3. Click on Details, Device Instance Id should already be selected

4. You will see something similar to this: