Thursday, June 11, 2009

Many eBooks free to download

At you can legally download many free books for students and travel guides in PDF format. All the books can be downloaded without registration. To finance the project ads are embedded into the PDFs every other page.

imageBookboon Wikipedia entry: is a website that provides users with free ebooks in various subjects. Currently two main areas are covered guide books and textbooks for bachelor's, master's and graduate students. It is owned and operated by Danish publishing house Ventus Publishing Aps.

The textbooks are written by university professors and lecturers, targeted at engineering, IT, economy and business students. On every third page there is a half page advertisement. The ebooks are meant as a supplement of the regular course curriculum, and are as such not directly applicable by the education institution. The books are exclusively written for and are therefore only available on the website.

The annual download rate of the books is claimed to be in excess of two million.


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Remove “My Bluetooth Places” Shortcut from Your Desktop

 Windows XP only:image

  1. Right click anywhere on your desktop (not on an icon), click “Properties”
  2. Click the “Desktop” tab.
  3. Click the “Customize Desktop…” button.
  4. Click the “Clean Desktop Now” button.
  5. Click the “Next >” button.
  6. Check the “My Bluetooth Places” checkbox if it is not already checked.
  7. Click the “Next >” button.
  8. Click the “Finish” button.
  9. Click the “OK” button. Click the “OK” button.
  10. A folder called Unused Desktop Icons will be created on the desktop with the My Bluetooth Places icon in it.
  11. Delete this folder

Alternative way:

  1. Run regedit ([Win]+[R] >> regedit)
  2. Open HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\desktop\NameSpace
  3. Delete 32B4C379-4AC0-45F2-939C-D4E7ADA56DC5 or just check which one is “My Bluetooth Places” and delete it.

If you want you can export the key in case you delete the wrong key or want the Shortcut back sometime later. (via, via)

Realtek HD Audio Codec Driver R2.26!

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All new R2.26!

• WinXP Driver Version:
• Windows Vista Version:

R2.26 | Vista, Windows7 (32/64 bits) Driver only (Executable file) | 34,16 MB | MD5: 2aa3d30ea44878b04ba42ca6f83bca79

R2.26 | Vista, Windows7 (32/64 bits) Driver only (ZIP file) | 34,25 MB | MD5: acd402685c791b0abd9c13f1d15066dd

R2.26 | Windows 2000, Windows XP/2003(32/64 bits) Driver only (ZIP file) | 28,7 MB | MD5: e1f5f9fe79f5dabab9384f7957a00d67

R2.26 | Windows 2000, Windows XP/2003(32/64 bits) Driver only (Executable file) | 28,6 MB | MD5: 27d2e99d452ec6ecc81c103ba2c2356a


Linux driver (2.6) | 5.11 | 4,91 MB | MD5: 8df5b8b1dbc5398b6dbec37d454cc803

R2.25 | ATI HDMI Audio Device | 16,3 MB | MD5: 38b5069830da73c5f1060900cd9f04c0

Driver Package R2.26
    Realtek HD Audio Driver support all of Realtek HD Audio Codec .
    1. Vista/Windows 7 WHQL Supporting: ALC882, ALC883, ALC885, ALC888, ALC889, ALC861VD, ALC660, ALC662, ALC663, ALC665, ALC260, ALC262,ALC267, ALC268, ALC269, ALC272, ALC273, ALC887
    2. Windows 2000/XP WHQL Supporting: ALC880, ALC882, ALC883, ALC885, ALC888, ALC889, ALC861VC, ALC861VD, ALC660, ALC662, ALC663, ALC665, ALC260, ALC262, ALC267,ALC268, ALC269, ALC272, ALC273, ALC887
    3. HDMI Device WHQL Support: ATI HDMI Devices
    4. OS Supporting: Microsoft WindowsXP, Widnows2000, Windows Server 2003, Vista, Windows Server 2008,
Windows7 - x86/x64
    5. Pack with Microsoft High Definition Audio UAAV1.0a(5013)
    6. Add/Fix
        1.) Driver :
            1. Customizations.
            2. Update SRS components.