Fix Corrupted Windows NTFS file system with Ubuntu

If you have a Windows box that found it’s NTFS file system corrupted but you do not want to get the issue fixed by rescue disk, you may refer to this article.

To get it done, you may install Ubuntu to your USB drive.
1. Open Terminal Windows.
2. Run the following command,
sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g
sudo apt-get install ntfsprogs
3. With these tools, you could access to the Windows partition and fix them.
4. Now, run these command,
sudo fdisk -l
5. Find the device that come with NTFS and run the following command,
sudo ntfsfix /dev/<device name>
device name eg. /dev/sda2

How to Block Internet Explorer to access Internet

This article is useful for those administrator who do not want to allow user access to Internet through Internet Explorer.

In this article, I will guide you two ways to done it.

Internet Explorer itself.
1. Open the Internet Explorer.
2. Click on the Tools and click Internet Options.
3. Select Connections tab.
4. Click on LAN Settings button.

5. Set the Address as and Press OK.

Control Panel
1. Click on Run (Win+R).
2. Enter ‘regedit’ and press enter.
3. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Policies/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/Restrictions.
4. Then, create a new DWORD called “NoBrowserOptions” and set it equal to 1.

How to Disable Windows 7 Preview from Internet Browsers

Whoever used Windows 7, you should know the most excited feature from Windows 7 is it’s preview mode from the task bar.

However, not everyone enjoy the feature due to hardware restriction. Hence you might want to disable the preview mode from the task bar for several Internet Browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.

Mozilla Firefox

To disable Preview from Mozilla Firefox, you may open the firefox and enter “about:config” from the address bar. Then just proceed with the button of “I’ll be becareful, I promise!”. In the filter bar, enter browser.taskbar.previews, and set the value to false for browser.taskbar.previews.enable.

Google Chrome

To disable the preview mode from Google Chrome, you may refer to the step as below.

From your Windows, go to the directory of “C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\“, go to the properties of chrome.exe, move to Compatible tab and set the compatibility mode. You may choose to have Windows Vista mode(any mode from Windows Vista will do).

Internet Explorer 8

With Internet Explorer 8, you may go to the tools and change the setting from Internet Options.

From the tabs Setting there, click on the Settings button and you are able to see the image as beside.

Just checked the button named “Show previews for individual tabs in the taskbar” and the previews should be removed.