Category Archives: Useful

MSN Messenger 7 hack: Removing the search box and banner

This useful little program called the MSN 7 Universal Patcher++ v0.8 is invaluable if, like me, you get really annoyed with the crap that Microsoft ads to every new version of MSN messenger. Since there’s no option to remove the … Continue reading

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How to make the Panasonic DVP520 DVD player multi-region

I was recently given a Region 1 Godzilla DVD of Destroy all monsters. (Amazon claimed it was Region 0 but it turned up as region 1.) A spot of googling revealed how to get the DVD to play in our … Continue reading

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Uninstalling and removing iTunes from Windows XP

I recently downloaded and installed QuickTime. I couldn’t do much about it, but it installed QuickTime at the same time. I have no desire for keeping iTunes on my system, and certainly no reason to have an iPodHelper.exe process running … Continue reading

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Removing qttask.exe and preventing it loading in Windows XP

Quicktime installs a very annoying process when you install it on Windows XP called qttask.exe that you may often see running in your taskbar and processlist. There is no way to stop it running from within quicktime’s preferences. Instead, you … Continue reading

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