Steps to reduce the memory utilized by Mozilla firefox

Method 1: Disabling memory consuming extensions and themes 

  • Extensions and themes can cause Firefox to use more memory than it normally would. Before disabling the extensions and themes, we can confirm and determine if an extension or theme is causing Firefox to use too much memory.
  • To determine if an extension or theme is causing Firefox to use too much memory start Firefox in Safe mode. In Safe Mode, extensions and themes are disabled.

How to start Firefox in Safe mode:

Step 1: You can start Firefox by holding shift key

Step 2: At the top of Firefox window, click on Firefox button->Help ->Restart with add-ons disabled

Firefox will start up with Firefox safe mode dialog. After Firefox starts in Safe Mode, test for the memory utilized. If it shows any changes in memory utilized perform the below steps to disable the extensions:

Step 3: At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button->click on add-ons tab

Step 4: In the Add-ons Manager tab, select the on Extensions panel

Step 5: Click the name of an extension in the list to select it.

Step 6: Click Disable and restart the Firefox


Method 2: Turn off hardware acceleration

With some graphics card and graphics driver setups, Firefox may crash or have troubles. To turn off the hardware acceleration

 Step 1: At the top of Firefox window, click on Firefox button->Options

Step 2:  Select advanced tab->general tab

Step 3: Uncheck Use hardware acceleration when available

Step 4: Select Firefox button, click exit, start Firefox normally.


Method 3: Switch to default Theme 

Step 1: At the top of the Firefox window, click on Firefox button Add-ons button

Step 2: The add-ons manager tab will open, select appearance panel

Step 3: Select the default theme, then click Enable button

Step 4: Click restart Firefox and check the memory utilized


Method 4: Minimize the memory in Fire fox

Step 1: Click on the Firefox button

Step 2: Select about memory

Step 3: Click on reduce memory usage button



Import PST files in Outlook 2011

Importing PST files in Outlook 2011 (Mac)


  1. There is no option to add a data file (archived PST) in Outlook 2011, but we can import the archived PST files in Outlook.


  1. Open Outlook 2011.


  1. Go to the Menu, click File and select Import



  1. Select the Outlook Data File (.pst or .olm) radio button.


  1. Click the right arrow in the lower-right corner.


  1. Select the Outlook for Windows Data File (.pst) radio button.



  1. Click the right arrow in the lower-right corner
  2. Browse to the location of the desired .pst file , select it and click the Import button.


  1. Click Finish


The contents of the .pst file will appear in a folder in the left pane of the Outlook 2011. The folder name will be that of the imported .pst.





** It is important to note that the .pst has been converted to an .olm file, which is an outlook for Mac data file. So, Outlook will not export back to .pst file, the best method is to create a copy of the original PST file and then import that PST file in Outlook so that the original file can be accessed it from Windows machine if needed afterwards.

Airport Time Capsule- Wireless Backup solution for Mac OSx machines

Airport Time Capsule is a super-fast Wi-Fi based station and an easy-to-use backup device. It works with the Time machine in OS X to back up the Mac machine data automatically and wirelessly. All the app and even the OS X settings can be saved using Airport Time Capsule.



  1.        Automatic wireless backup solution:


Airport Time Capsule is a super-fast Wi-Fi based station and an easy-to-use backup device. It works with the Time machine in OS X to back up the Mac machine data automatically and wirelessly. All the app and even the OS X settings can be saved using Airport Time Capsule.


Available storage capacities: 2TB and 3TB


–> It is designed to partner seamlessly with Time Machine in OS X Leopard or later versions to protect the data.

–> It works together with the Time Machine so that after the initial backup, only the files that have been modified are backed up i.e., similar to incremental backup in Windows. Since it continuously makes a copy of everything on the machine and saves multiple versions, we can easily access and restore  previous versions of a single folder or even the entire Mac.

–> Backing up to Airport Time Capsule is up to 50% faster compared to other backup solutions.


  1.        Simultaneous Dual-band Support:


Airport Time Capsule features simultaneous dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi. It transmits at both the 2.4GHz and 5GHZ frequencies at the same time.

So no matter which band the wireless devices, they will automatically connect to the best available band for the fastest possible performance.


  1.        Setup Airport Time Capsule in Mac machine:


a)      Click the Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar and choose the Airport base station to setup your network




b)      Select create a new network and set the password and click next.



c)       Click Done after completing the configuration setup




  1.        Printer and hard drive sharing:


In addition to the data storage facility in Airport Time Capsule, we can turn any external USB hard drive into another secure drive to share across the Wi-Fi network and access securely over the internet. All the files will be instantly available to anyone on the network for Mac and PC users.


  1.        Print without wires:


The USB 2 port in Airport Time Capsule is also used for sharing a printer across the network. The printer can be plugged in to the Time Capsule and it will act as a centrally available printer over the network.





Tally ERP 9.0 Installation

Step 1:

  • Double click on the install.exe icon.

Step 2:

  • The tally ERP 9.0 Setup wizard screen displays as shown:

Step 3:

Click Next to continue with the installation.

Step 4:

Select the option Multi-user in the next screen as this application is used by multiple users


Step 5:

  • Select the option Server machine for setting up the Tally application in the server and click Next
  • The Tally.ERP 9 Setup screen appear

5.1 In the Programs section check select Tally.ERP 9.

5.2 In the Tally.ERP 9 Setup section, you can accept the default directories as shown or click on the buttons provided next to the respective text boxes to change the path of Application Directory, Data Directory, Configuration Directory, Language Directory and License Directory.

5.2.1 Application Directory – The program files reside in this directory.

5.2.2 Data Directory– by default Tally.ERP 9 data is stored in C:\Tally.ERP 9\Data. During the installation process, the wizard detects and retains the data path of previously installed version of Tally.ERP 9.


Step 6:

Click Next.

Step 7:

By default, India/SAARC appears in the country selection.


Step 8:

Click Install.


Step 9:

Click Finish after the installation.


Steps to activate license in Tally ERP 9.0

  • Launch the Tally ERP 9.0 application to activate the license.
  • Add the below url’s to the exception list:




  • Also add a new rule in firewall to allow the following ports to communicate with the tally server

-Ports 80, 9050 and 9060

  • Launch the Tally application
  • Select the option Activate license –>Enter the serial number and activation code provided by the vendor.
  • Click Enter to activate the product.

How to resolve remote licensing protocol issue

Steps to resolve the remote licensing protocol issue

From server:-

Step one:

Log into the  server

Step two:

Navigate to the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSLicensing.

Step three:

Click MSLicensing

Step four:

On the Registry menu, click Export Registry File

Step five:

In the File name box, type any name (For eg: mslicensingbackup), and then click Save.

From Client machine:-

Step one:

Log into the client machine

Step two:

Copy the exported registry file to client machine

Step three:

Navigate to the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSLicensing

Step four:

Click MSLicensing

Step five:

On the Registry menu, click Import Registry File.

Step six:

Select exported registry file (For eg: mslicensingbackup), and then click Ok.

Step seven:

Check and confirm whether able to access the server via RDP