A Hack To Turn Your Yahoo! Messenger Nickname Blank

A Hack To Turn Your Yahoo! Messenger Nickname Blank

A hack which will make a yahoo username invisible on the messenger, allowing one to chat with any person either in a public or a private yahoo chat room. This feature will make your name become invisible and hide your identity from others.

One can easily switch back to the original i.e display their nicknames on messenger again. So this hack is user friendly and very safe too. Anyone can easily play tricks on their yahoo messenger friends by utilizing “Yahoo Invisible Username Trick”.

Your nickname will appear blank on the member listing for every chat room. No other person will be capable of tracing your name. Even if you initiate chatting, your messages are displayed as received from an anonymous yahoo user. As many users are unaware of this great and simple trick they will be surprised to see messages from an anonymous person in the chat room.

Steps to follow to make Yahoo! messenger’s users name Invisible:

  • Click open Yahoo! messenger. Login using your id and password
  • Browse and select messenger, select my contact info from the messenger.
  • An editable “yahoo accounts” page opens. Here type in the password to proceed further.
  • You will find edit/ create aliases to your right hand sidebar. Select it.
  • Browse and select a link “add an alias”.
  • The code [?] should be copied from within square brackets. Now paste the same as a name for the new alias. The user is requested to copy only the code and not the brackets.
  • Now save all the changes. This causes the username to become invisible on Yahoo messenger.

A user’s profile will bear a blank name for all existing yahoo services. They can roam and access every single chat room with a blank or dummy user name.

Fix The Errors Of White Or Blank Desktop Shortcut Icons

Fix The Errors Of White Or Blank Desktop Shortcut Icons

Sometimes you have noticed that icons on the desktop turn to white or blank icons instead of customized and colorful. It feels like you have removed the icon or replaced it with white or blank icon. In fact this is a serious error that must address it instantly before it leads to more damages to your desktop icons.  It is a kind of bug, which affects the appearance of icons on the desktop.

Technically it occurs when the icons cache database will be tampered and corrupted.  To understand it properly you’ll need to read out this example: Suppose you’ve installed a network connection on Windows 7, then an icon will be placed on the desktop. However, when a third party application icon will be paced on the desktop the first icon will be turn to blank or white.

To fix this problem you can either try to refresh or rebuild the corrupted icon cache database. It is up to you that you want to update and refresh the icons database cache manually or automatically. There are many applications available that can refresh the database of icons automatically.

Here you will get the method to refresh or rebuild the database cache manually. You just navigate to following path:  c:\Users\\AppData\local\

In order to see the hidden files of AppData folder Navigate to Organize>> Folder and Search options>> View tab and choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives then unselect Hide Protected operating system files.

Here delete the file and recreate the file called, IconCache.db. Now, adjust it to Read only feature in the properties. To implement the following settings you’ll need to restart your computer. Now remove Read only feature of this file and icon database cache will be brushed up instantly. Finally you are done and the error of white or blank icons will be resolved.