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The Story behind “Bliss”


 

The image called “Bliss” is probably the most viewed image in the world.
Is it real?
At the time when Microsoft announced they would stop the support for Windows XP,
they released this video with the answer.

The Story behind “bliss” by the one who clicked it himself.

 

Windows Trick for Star Wars Fans!!


Here is a cool new windows trick for all the star wars fans.!!

If you are using Windows 7/vista,

  • Press Windows Key + R. to open the Run Window
  • Type in”c:\Windows\System32\OptionalFeatures.exe” (without the quotes). A new Window will open,
  • Check telnet client and Click on Ok.
screenshot

Optional Features Window

  • Again press the Windows key + R to open the Run Window once again.
  • This time, type in “telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl” (without the quotes)

This will actually open the Telnet Client in a cmd window (command prompt) and the given command: “towel.blinkenlights.nl” will be run on telnet.

It will start paying the Star Wars movie in ASCII..!!
here is a screenshot:

Star Wars in ASCII

PS: If you are using Windows XP then you can directly press the Win key + R and type “telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl” (without the quotes) to open up telnet.

Have fun! 😀

Fun Fact #4


Here is a way to have fun with Microsoft Windows.

Did you know that you cannot Create a folder named CON anywhere on windows? Try it. . .

Were you able to create the folder? On windows 7 , It gives an error like this :

Why? Is it magic? Is it a Bug?

Actually no, the answer is that no it’s not a bug or some magic either. and, In general you can’t create any file named CON on windows either. The reason behind it is pretty simple – CON is a reserve name and it stands for CONsole – i.e. the screen on which Everything is displayed, so by creating a file named CON you would be able to access the screen directly by editing the file named CON which is not wanted. So this name is disabled by Microsoft.

But, there is a way by which you can access the Console, or at least see what is in it

Go to command prompt, and type

>COPY readme.txt CON

where, readme.txt is any text file containing some data. The file must be created in the same directory from which you are giving this command.

What this will do is, it will copy the contents of readme.txt file to the console and it would be visible on the command prompt.

Apart from CON there are some other names too which are not allowed on Windows like – COM1, COM2, LPT1, LPT2,PRN,NUL  as these are used for serial ports, modem ports etc.

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