Thursday, April 28, 2011

How to Create Bootable Hiren's Boot CD on USB Flashdisk

Hiren's Boot CD (HBCD). Familiar with this software? Yes you right, Hiren's Boot CD is the one of software / tools that is complete enough in performing maintenance or repairs on your computer. In previous versions, HBCD can only be made in the form of a CD for booting. But unfortunately, in Mini Computers like Netbook  that are not equipped by CD / DVD-R,  it is not possible to boot using Hiren's Boot CD on a it. The only way that can be used is booting via USB disk. So this time I will give some tips on how to boot Hiren's Boot CD (HBCD) through flashdisk. Not by way of copy-paste from the CD to the flash, but there are several steps that must be done so that the flash is bootable when booting.

Step one: Download the latest Hiren Boot CD here

Step Two: Formatting a USB stick
It should be noted that all existing data in flashdisk will be lost, so make sure you are backing up all data.
1.       Plug the flash (at least 512 MB ​​or more) into the USB port on a computer that has a CD / DVD-R
2.       Download and run the USB Disk Storage Format (34 KB). Follow the bleak screenshot below:

 Step three: Installing Grub4DOS into the USB stick.
 Download Grub4DOS (187 KB), just save it on your desktop. Then follow the steps as follows:
1.       Right click-select extract all (or if you use WinRAR, selectextract here )

2.       Click NEXT

3.      Now please open the folder "grub4dos" you just extracted. Then run the file grubinst_gui.exe and follow the steps below:

4. Select the drive of your flasdisk, and then click INSTALL.

Step Four: Copy Files to a USB stick.
1.       Insert Hiren Boot CD into the CD / DVD-R on the computer.Then copy all the files on your Hiren CD into the flash.
2.      Also copy grldr and menu.lst in the HBCD folder in the CD to a folder in the root of the flash (not to be placed inside the folder). So it will look like this:

Remember the proverb which says "You'll never know till you have tried", do not be afraid either to learn. Because we usually learn more from mistakes that we did. :)

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

How to Open MS Office 2007/2010 files on MS Office 2003/older versions

Latest microsoft office software from today is the microsoft office 2010. Unlike the update from Office 2000 or Office XP to Office edition 2003, which is not too experienced many changes especially layout and placement tools that are available. In MS Office 2007/2010 is a lot of good change layout / layout tool but it is also different types of file extension.
In the version MS office 2003 generated files MS Office 2003 still can be opened / executed directly in the Applications MS Office 2000 or older version anymore and Extenxion same file. Doc,. Xls,. Ppt. But in MS office 2007/2010 its output file extension changed to. Docx,. Xlsx,. Pptx and so forth, so that automatic output files MS Office 2007/2010 applications can not be opened directly in previous versions of MS Office applications.
For users of MS Office 2003 or later version is more old school again is a matter of course, because it can not run the output file is MS Office 2007/2010 and should require the installation of MS Office 2007/2010. Moreover, for those who already are accustomed to or more friendly on the old version of MS Office required watu certainly needs to learn and familiarize themselves with the latest version of MS Office Applications 2007/2010.

But apparently there is a solution to overcome this. Namely by adding a module Plugins for MS Office 2003 version that is named Additional Software File Format Converters or known by the name of the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007/2010 File Formats.
This file can be downloaded free at Microsoft's official website please click the link below:

By installing this additional application then you can run, open, create, edit or even save a return to form in MS office 2007/2010 format or the format of MS Office version 2003 or earlier.
Modules / Plugins or addon Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007/2010 File Formats can be run or installed in Office 2003 or MS Office version 2000 Service Pack 3.
The following File Extension MS Office 2007/2010 that could run this apilkasi:
Word 2007 File Type Extension
  • docx files - Word 2007/2010 XML Document
  • docm - Word 2007/2010 XML Macro-Enabled Document
  • dotx - Word 2007/2010 XML Template
  • dotm - Word 2007/2010 XML Macro-Enabled Template
Excel 2007 File Type Extension
  • xlsx - Excel 2007/2010 XML Workbook
  • xlsm - Excel 2007/2010 XML Macro-Enabled Workbook
  • xltx - Excel 2007/2010 XML Template
  • xltm - Excel 2007/2010 XML Macro-Enabled Template
  • xlsb - Excel 2007/2010 binary workbook (BIFF12)
  • xlam - Excel 2007/2010 XML Macro-Enabled Add-In
PowerPoint 2007 File Type Extension
  • pptx - PowerPoint 2007/2010 XML Presentation
  • pptm - PowerPoint 2007/2010 Macro-Enabled XML Presentation
  • potx - PowerPoint 2007/2010 XML Template
  • potm - PowerPoint 2007/2010 Macro-Enabled XML Template
  • MISP - PowerPoint 2007/2010 Macro-Enabled XML Add-In
  • ppsx - PowerPoint 2007/2010 XML Show
  • PPSM - PowerPoint 2007/2010 Macro-Enabled XML Show
How to use it After installation, please open MS Office 2007/2010 files to be opened or executed in a way Open with MS in 2003 and then do not forget to check the always use the selected program to open this kind of file. After doing this step then you will be able to directly run or open the MS Office 2007 files directly.
Please try troubleshooting MS Office 2007/2010 Converter and hopefully useful to you. :)