Cheap Broadband with Landline

MTNL is offering one of the Cheapest (Low cost) broadband plans with a landline at Rs.398/- per month in Delhi with 25 Gb Fair Usage Limit at 2Mbps (up to 8Mbps), Unlimited Local calls to any network. This is way better than MTNL's normal lowest 699 plan and Airtel's 899 plan. This offer is available permanently now.

Airtel has a low cost broadband Rs.599/- Retention plan which allows 50 Gb of data at 8Mbps after which speed drops to 1Mbps. This also has unlimited calls to any network like in the 899 plan. Call Airtel Customer care to switch to this plan to save on your monthly bill. It is NOT mentioned on their website nor do they advertise this.


 

If you use a Solid State Drive (SSD) drive on your laptop or PC then its advisable that you reduce the writes to this device. It helps prolong their life. One of the most important things to achieve that is to use a RAM Disk. The second most important thing to do is to reduce the logging by all software which you use on your system. AVG Antivirus performs extensive writing to the disk when its running on your system so its advisable to reduce this logging. Most of this logging is inconsequential and isn't used for any analysis. Here are the steps:

To Reduce logging

  • Change all CFG files in C:\ProgramData\Avg\log\* and sub-directories to replace "Severity = Info" to "Severity = Fatal".
    There may be multiple severity values in single .cfg file. Repeat this for all .cfg files present in the log folder and restart your computer afterwards.
    We used a tool called fnr.exe - Find And Replace Tool to make this change. It performs search and replace in one go in all the files.

 

Reference: AVG 2012 Produce Tons Of Logs

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