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Tuesday, 26 May 2015 02:57

Custom Photoshop Background

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Have you been wondering how you can change thedefault background and how to add a custom background.

This tutorial involves hacking the registry, while this hack is safe, you must follow the instructions carefully.
If you are tired or fatiqued at all, then i would not do this, but take a powernap, and then give it a go, since you will need 110 % focus so you don't do anything wrong!

Before we start, you will have to find the file you need to modify/hack and copy it to your desktop, or any other place of your choosing. This is very important, so you can recover/revert back, if something went wrong. The file is located here: C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6\"PSArt.dll"

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Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:58

How to add “Take Ownership”

How to Add “Take Ownership” Option in Files and Folders Context Menu in Windows


Many times you need to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows. For example, when you want to customize Windows UI and need to replace existing system files with a new one. You have to follow no. of steps to take ownership and grant yourself full permission to access the file or folder.

But now you can do it in a single step. You just need to download following zip file and extract it. You'll get a .REG file. Run the file and accept the confirmation. It will add an extra option "Take ownership" in file and folder context menu like in the image you can se on the right.

Now you can right-click on any file or folder and select "Take ownership" option. It'll make you the owner of the file or folder and you can perform your desired operation on that file or folder. An extra uninstallation registry script is also available in the ZIP file in case you want to remove the option from context menu. PS: If you want to know what kind of command does the context menu option "Take Ownership" execute when you click on it, here is some interesting information for you: We have assigned 2 commands to the context menu option, so whenever you click on "Take Ownership" option from context menu, it executes those 2 commands to take ownership of the file/folder and assign full control to you. Following are the 2 commands which are run by the context menu option:

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