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How to resolve: Error 997. Overlapped I/O operations is in progress while installing SQL Server 2014

How to resolve: Error 997. Overlapped I/O operations is in progress while installing SQL Server 2014

Recently I was trying to install SQL Server 2014 Express on my laptop and struck at an error. I still couldn’t figure out the root cause for this error, but as per this MSDN blog post, it is because of some Microsoft Windows Updates, but even after following the steps mentioned by some users in the comments after removing all ... Read More »

How to Use Google Search More Effectively

How to Use Google Search More Effectively

Among certain circles (my family, some of my coworkers, etc.) I’m known for my Googling skills. I can find anything, anywhere, in no time flat. My Google-fu is a helpful skill, but not one that’s shrouded in too much mystery — I’ve just mastered some very helpful search tricks and shortcuts and learned to quickly identify the best info in ... Read More »

HOW TO: Do a Clean Install of OS X Lion

HOW TO: Do a Clean Install of OS X Lion

OS X Lion is now available from the Mac App Store and we know that many of you are preparing or have already started downloading and installing the new cat. Because installation takes place entirely from within the Mac App Store, the usual “clean install” option isn’t present. If you’ve followed our guide for preparing your Mac for Lion, you’re ... Read More »

How To: Spruce Up a Boring Resume

How To: Spruce Up a Boring Resume

Writing a resume is such a nebulous activity these days. You have to figure out which type of online resumeformat is best for you, whether to include a cover letter, how to incorporate social media into your resume, if avideo resume is a good idea and what you should include on your LinkedIn profile. Above all that, to get the job, you need to beat ... Read More »

How to Delete Applications on Facebook

How to Delete Applications on Facebook

Want to get rid of a Facebook application? This guide will show you how to do it. Once you have logged in to Facebook, click on the Account button at the top right of the page and then select the option that says “Privacy Settings.” Once you have done this, near the bottom left of the page, click on the ... Read More »

HOW TO: Protect Your Company’s Passwords

HOW TO: Protect Your Company’s Passwords

“It’s almost impossible to understate the importance of having and using strong, secure online passwords. As important as it is for consumers to heed this advice, it can be even more important for businesses to use and secure the passwords of their various accounts. As tools like Firesheep have shown, gaining access to an email or Facebook account can be ... Read More »

How To Harvest FarmVillae Faster

How To Harvest FarmVillae Faster

I am a regular player of FarmVillae @ Facebook. Every time when i log in to FarmVillae to harvest my farm or to grow crops, it takes much time as i have a large farm. The farm vehicles can help you for some time till you have a good amount of Fuel. But what happens when you fuel is empty. ... Read More »

Step by Step Guide on How to Install Ubuntu

Step by Step Guide on How to Install Ubuntu

A lot of people are talking about Ubuntu — one of the most popular Linux distributions to date. This discussion is still hot and more people are jumping off Windows to Linux. If you’re an average user, the easiest Linux distribution is Ubuntu. However, there is another one called LinuxMint based on a Windows interface, but I don’t encourage using ... Read More »