Whenever you are working on PC, everything else suddenly starts seeming a lot more interesting than the actual work. Facebook and numerous other websites provide you with a constant source of distraction.
An app called Cold Turkey presents a solution for this problem. Cold Turkey is a free/open- source application for Windows computers that makes it easy to block your own access to certain websites with the ability to block the sites for intervals of 10 minutes to a week.
It comes automated to block popular, time-consuming sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit, Ebay, games, and others at the check of a box. You can also make a custom list of other sites to block. The application cannot be stopped from the system tray or task manager, practically disabling you from wasting your time.
How to Uninstall Cold Turkey
Cold Turkey is difficult to remove. The application run as service. You cannot remove Cold Turkey from Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel.You also cannot change the .ini file in Cold Turkey folder, Cold Turkey will be broken
Safe Mode is the only way to uninstall/remove Cold Turkey. Reboot the computer and wait until Windows loading screen show up, hit F8. Pick Safe Mode on the screen menu. Windows will ask you to login. Use your administrator login. Go to All Program menu. Click Uninstall Cold Turkey. It will uninstall/remove Cold Turkey.
Reboot your computer and wait for Windows back to normal mode. Open Windows Explore and go to the following folder:
Right-click the hosts file, open Properties. Uncheck the Read Only box and click OK. Open the hosts file with notepad. Remove all lines starting from #### ColdTurkey Entries ####. Save the hosts file.
We should update DNS records after we had registered a domain name and did setup web hosting for that domain.
DNS is heavily cached and changes could take up to 24 hours to take effect. It is recommended you wait this long after the initial set-up before troubleshooting any errors. DNS changes could take up to 24 hours to take effect. It is recommended you wait this long after the initial set-up before troubleshooting any errors
Refresh Local Computer DNS Cache is a step to troubleshoot DNS setup
1. In OS X Leopard, open Terminal application from the Utilities folder in the Applications folder and type in “dscacheutil -flushcache” (without quotes) and hit enter.
2. On Windows, go to Start > Run > type “cmd” (without quotes) and hit enter; Then type in “ipconfig /flushdns” (without quotes) and hit enter.
Do the following step when Internet connected to your computer , but it can’t browse any site
Resetting IP in Windows XP
In Windows XP, use the following steps to reset the Internet Protocol:
1. Click Start
2. Click Run
3. Type cmd
4. Click Ok
5. In the Black Command Box Type: netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt
6. Hit Enter Key
7. Restart the computer and try to log in and browse the Internet.
If the problem persists, continue using these steps.
8. Click Start
9. Click Run
10. Type cmd
11. Click Ok
12. In Black Command Box Type: netsh winsock reset
13. Hit Enter Key
14. Restart Computer
It that doesn’t work also try Resetting IE8 to Default Options
1. Click Tools Tab
2. Click Internet Options at bottom
3. Click Advanced Tab on far right
4. Click Reset near bottom5. Click Ok and Close Internet Explorer 8
6. Restart Internet Explorer 8
If Git suddenly popup a warning, “branch is ahead by x commits”.
You can do the following
Switch to the branch, e.g it’s the Master branch
git checkout master
Then, use Git Fetch to update the local copy of a remote branch
Git fetch is similar to pull, except it won’t do any merging