KDE 4.4 Beta on my Desktop

While I skipped using KDE from last few months,
after release of KDE4 Beta, tried again.

first impression “Woh!”

please check few screenshot of KDE4 on Fedora 13 (Rawhide)

1) Desktop with few

2) Adding few more widgets (Mac’s Impression)


3) Google translate English to Hindi, Amritsar Weather


4) Activities, which still I failed to understand what and how to do with this:-)


Hope to KDE4 more acceptable in daily work than previous KDE4 releases….

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Recovering a lost Windows Serial Key…

During Repair of Dell XPS Laptop, I lost Windows 7’s
Cover, which I got as Upgrade from Vista (so no
sticker on laptop). It includes Windows Serial No.
It lost this morning, and I installed Windows
without this key, but as need to activate within
30 days, I have to find some solution.

Two Software I found for this work (as I had already
installed Windows 7 on my old bad sector hard disk)
Belarc Advisor
It has Free, Personal Use, working perfect
Recover-Keys
Free for Demo, not perfect and PAID:-)

Finally, I attach old harddisk, boot windows 7 (old installation),
install both software, Recover-keys find few things
Office, Call for Duty and 1 more, but now Windows key,
Then install Belarc Advisor and it create report and
show me in Web browser, yes it contains Windows keys
with IE serial key. So I got the key to Windows Activation.
It save money and something that Punjabi don’t like to do…;-)

More information about OEM Windows Version here.

Intel i7-720QM and Core 2 Duo Difference…

While searching for latest, faster Mobile processor,
I just stuck for Intel’s Latest Intel i7-720QM.
Surely it seems quite good, but how much from
currently with me? (Intel Core to Duo P8600 and
Intel Core to Duo P9600)
Few Differnce you can get with i7 vs C2D are
following:

Processor Number P9600 P8600 i7-720QM
No. of Cores 2 2 4
No. of Threads 2 2 8
Processor Base Frequency 2.66 GHz 2.4 GHz 1.6 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency 2.8 GHz
Cache 6 MB L2 Cache 3 MB L2 Cache 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Bus/Core Ratio 9.0
Bus Type FSB FSB DMI
System Bus 1066 MHz 1066 MHz 2.5 GT/s
FSB Parity No No
Max TDP 25 W 25 W 45 W

Processing Die Size 107 mm2 107 mm2 296 mm2
No of Processing Die Transistors 410 million 410 million 774 million
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology No No Yes
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology No No Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology Yes Yes Yes
AES New Instructions No

i7 based laptop has hal battery life than P8600.

Dell is start selling Laptop with i7 processor, while Intel is going to release
i5 and i3 Mobile Q1 2010.