Should I Invest in NPS to claim tax benefit on extra Rs 50,000

National Pension Scheme was launched on 1st January 2004 by the government of India to provide financial security for its citizen post retirement. Since then NPS has received lukewarm response from the market mainly because for the following reasons:- Withdrawal before retirement is very restricted After retirement, it is made compulsory to invest at least […]

“Unlicensed Product” error when you open an Office Professional Plus 2010 application

Some times, when open any MS Office application like outlook, excel etc, i keep get following error irrespective of my license expired or not. “Unlicensed Product” error when you open an Office Professional Plus 2010 application” To fix the issue, i followed following steps. Easy fix 51006 Determine whether the computer has the 32-bit or […]

Introduction to basic ODBC programming

Sample program to write basic odbc program to connect/ query/ disconnect with unicode data.

For more help we can refer to MSDN doc link and get more sample code as well. Vamsi PavanVamsi Pavan is an alumni of IIIT-Hyderabad with honors in computer science & engineering. He works as a Principle Engineer for an […]

Force a windows desktop application to run in 32bit process on 64bit OS

Recently, I faced an issue with a downloaded windows application binary/executable. When I double clicked, it throws error popup saying that wrong architecture mismatch. Then my target is to run that age old application to run on my latest x64 bit windows machine in seamless manner. Some of the suggestions i got from searching net […]

Monty Hall Puzzle

You’re on a game show and there are three doors in front of you. The host, Monty Hall, says, “Behind one door is a brand new car. Behind the other two doors are goats. Pick a door!” You think, “Well, it doesn’t matter which door I choose, every door has a 1/3 chance of having […]

Linux: Awesome Commands

To mount windows share on redhat linux.

we can further explore -o option which allows add as many options to add as possible. Vamsi PavanVamsi Pavan is an alumni of IIIT-Hyderabad with honors in computer science & engineering. He works as a Principle Engineer for an MNC which is leader in data integration in […]