Permanently Delete MySQL Service after uninstall

After uninstalling MySQL from my computer, I found that the service still remained.

Later on, I found that we can manually remove it.

To do it, follow these simple steps.

  1. Navigate to Start button -> All Programs -> Accessories ->Command Prompt. Right click on Command Prompt and select ‘Run as administrator’.

    Right click Command Prompt and click 'Run as administrator'
    Right click Command Prompt and click ‘Run as administrator’
  2. Type sc delete mysql and press Enter. Voila! The service is now removed.

Enable Administrator User Account in Windows 7

As a software developer, it is unavoidable that we sometimes need to enable Administrator user account in Windows 7 to modify some settings. But be reminded not to use this account as default because it’ll make you exposed to certain security threats.

Here’s a simple tutorial on how to enable Administrator user account in Windows 7.

  1. Navigate to Start button -> All Programs -> Accessories ->Command Prompt. Right click on Command Prompt and select ‘Run as administrator’.

    Navigate to Start button -> All Programs -> Accessories ->Command Prompt. Right click on Command Prompt and select 'Run as administrator'.

     

  2. Type “net user administrator /active:yes” and press Enter.
    Type 'net user administrator /active:yes' and press Enter
    Type ‘net user administrator /active:yes’ and press Enter

     

  3. When you switch user, you will be able to see an Administrator user account.

    When you switch user, you will be able to see an Administrator account
    When you switch user, you will be able to see an Administrator account

Unable to Change Wallpaper in Windows 7 Fix

Recently I’ve bought a new laptop from Dell. When I wanted to change the wallpaper, it still remains the same no matter how many times I try to change it.

After some research, I finally found the solution. It’s actually really simple. Just follow these 3 steps and you’re good to go.

  1. Open Windows Explorer.
    Open Windows Explorer
    Open Windows Explorer

     

  2. Navigate to %USERPROFILE%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsThemes
    Navigate to %USERPROFILE%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsThemes
    Navigate to %USERPROFILE%AppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsThemes

     

  3. Delete the image file in that directory and try to re-apply a new wallpaper đŸ™‚

    Delete the image file
    Delete the image file

How to Create Pages in Blogspot

  1. Go to Dashboard and click on ‘New Post’.
  2. Click on ‘Edit Pages’.
  3. When prompted, click ‘Yes’.
  4. Click on ‘New Page’.
  5. Type in your Page Name and content. Click ‘Publish Page’.
  6. Click ‘Add the Page List Gadget’.
  7. Configure the order and click ‘Save’ when done.
  8. Pages gadget will appear in your blog.

How to Create Moving Text in Blog

  1. Continuous scrolling, from the left:Insert this: <marquee behavior=”scroll” direction=”left”>TEXT</marquee>

    Result: TEXT

  2. Text bouncing:Insert this: <marquee behavior=”alternate”>TEXT</marquee>

    Result: TEXT

  3. Scrolling upwards:Insert this: <marquee behavior=”scroll” direction=”up”>TEXT</marquee>

    Result: TEXT

  4. Stop the movement with the mouse (click and hold the mouse down):Insert this: <marquee behavior=”scroll” direction=”left” onmousedown=”this.stop();” onmouseup=”this.start();”>TEXT</marquee>

    Result: TEXT

  5. Stop the movement with the mouse (hover towards it):Insert this: <marquee behavior=”scroll” direction=”left” onmouseover=”this.stop();” onmouseout=”this.start();”>TEXT</marquee>

    Result: TEXT

Edit “Post A Comment” in Blogspot

Isn’t the phrase “Post A Comment” looks too common in Blogspot blogs? To replace the phrase to some other words of your own, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Blogspot.com.
  2. Click on Layout and click on Edit HTML tab.
  3. Check on the Expand Widget Templates.
  4. Find (CTRL+F) these code in your template code:
    <data:postCommentMsg/>
  5. Replace the code with your own wording e.g. “Post a Cool Comment”

Remove ‘Congratulations! You have successfully installed your Zen Cartâ„¢ E-Commerce Solution.’ from Main Page

  1. Go to your cPanel and navigate to /includes/languages/english
  2. Select index.php and click ‘Code Editor’.

    Remove Heading Title from Zen Cart - 1
    Remove Heading Title from Zen Cart – 1
  3. Click ‘Edit’ when prompted.

    Remove Heading Title from Zen Cart - 2
    Remove Heading Title from Zen Cart – 2
  4. In the code, find HEADING_TITLE constant and modify the value as desired.

    Remove Heading Title from Zen Cart - 3
    Remove Heading Title from Zen Cart – 3 (Click to Enlarge)
  5. Click ‘Save Changes’ when done.

Enable/Disable Comment in One Post for WordPress

To enable or disable comment in a post, click scroll down to ‘Discussion’ tab in edit post mode. Open the options. Tick on ‘Allow comments on this post‘ to enable commenting or untick it to disable commenting.

Enable/Disable WordPress Comment

Tips on Tweet Writing

Have you ever felt that it’s hard to cram all your messages into 140 characters?
Here are a few tips on how you can make the most of of those 140 characters you get to use.

  1. Use acronyms. Use BRB, LOL, TTYL, etc to minimize the characters you need to type.
  2. Shorten the URL. TinyURL.com, Is.gd and Xr.com are some examples of site that you can use to shorten your URL.
  3. Use special symbols. Twitter can let you insert smilies, heart and other symbols to enhance your tweet. Check out Twitterkeys for a list of symbol codes.
  4. Keep your message simple. Avoid from u sing long bombastic word so that your readers can understand better.