MSN Status Checker allows you to find Blocked or Invisible MSN Messenger users
Mostly users login to their accounts in invisible mode so no one can see their status. Nowadays every chat messaging service providers have featured their users with this option. This feature is quite interesting for those people who want to be available (online) yet appear offline status.
However this is annoying for those who want to chat when they login to their account and come online. However there is option to find out invisible MSN messenger users instantly in MSN messenger or Windows Live Messenger using MSN Status Checker.
Since Microsoft has disabled the feature to trace out the offline/invisible/ blocked user’s status using third party application services. Nevertheless you can use MSN Status Checker utility online tool, which displays users from your list who are currently online in invisible mode.
It is completely free online tool to check MSN users status. You need to enter your friend ID and press the Enter button. MSN Status Checker finds out status of your friend and shows you report within seconds.
Few times it shows incorrect results due to inability to get access user’s account database. One more thing to know that this tool will not work in case user has selected this option from setting menu “only people in my list can see my status and send me messages”.
View Alexa Rank and Google PageRank Using Search Status
Evaluation of the worth and quality of a website is done by two major metrics namely Alexa rank and Google PageRank. Normally, you need to go to Alexa website to trace Alexa rank and similarly view Google PageRank using Google toolbar. However, now it is possible to trace the Alexa rank and Google PageRank for a website using “Search Status”, a Firefox plugin.
Alexa rank and Google PageRank for a website is displayed by Search Status on the right side of Firefox’s status bar. Once you install this Firefox plugin, you will see Alexa rank, Google PageRank, MozRank, Compete ranking, nofollow highlighting, keyword density, Alexa info, related links info and some other SEO tools.
Search Status turns out to be very beneficial to web developers and bloggers. Key features of the Firefox plugin are mentioned below.
- Displays major metrics such as Alexa rank, Google PageRank, MozRank and Compete ranking.
- Offers an option for viewing Meta tags and link popularity of a webpage.
- Emphasizes Nofollow links present on a webpage.
- Allows checking sitemap.xml and robots.txt of a website in a single click.
- Site history can be viewed in Whois and Archive.org.
- Displays keyword density and many other SEO metrics.
- Offers options for customizing the display.
- Displays indexed pages along with the backward links for a website.
Check The Status Of Data Execution Prevention Feature In Your Windows Vista
Windows Vista offers a powerful security feature known as DEP (Data Execution Prevention) which protects your PC from malicious software. DEP basically prevents execution of software from non-executable memory locations thus preventing any malicious software from harming your system. You need to configure DEP before it can start operating completely.
Eventually, this security tool might unintentionally shut down some genuine processes. However, Windows offers you with an option of enabling or disabling this service as per your preference. If you feel a need to check whether this DEP feature is activated or deactivated on your system, you need to follow the below mentioned steps.
- You need to launch the command prompt as an administrator with elevated privileges. For doing so, you need to logon to Vista as an administrator (user account having admin rights). Right-click on Command Prompt icon. From the right-click context menu that appears, select the option “Run as Administrator”.
- Type in the below mentioned command in the command prompt and press “Enter”.
wmic OS Get DataExecutionPrevention_SupportPolicy
You will see a number display on your screen. The displayed number indicates the status of DEP feature as mentioned below:
“0” stands for “AlwaysOff” which indicates that DEP is disabled or deactivated for all processes.
“1” stands for “AlwaysOn” which indicates that DEP is enabled or activated for all processes.
“2” stands for “OptIn” which is the setting by default and indicates that DEP is enabled or activated for Windows system services and components.
“3” stands for “OptOut” which indicates that DEP is enabled or activated for all processes apart from those which are Administrators identified.