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How to determine if your computer or laptop have a working wireless card?

Almost all of the portable computers like laptops or netbooks have a built-in wireless network card and are able to connect to wireless networks without requiring an additional device. I tend to say that all the netbooks and all the laptops produced after year 2000 has this property. For desktop computers you can have an internal wireless adapter like a one with PCI or PCI-Express interface or an external one with USB interface.

However, the best way to determine if you have a working wireless network adapter is to see if your PC recognize your hardware device as a wireless connection. To see that you have to:

1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel

2. Double click on Network and Sharing Center

3. From the left side of the window click Manage Network Connections

4. In this new windows you’ll see all your network connections and adaptors. Wireless network adapters are labeled with “Wireless Network Connection”.

If a connection displays a red X, it is disconnected. If this windows is blank, your computer doesn’t have yet any connection or adapter. If you only have “Local Area Connection”, your computer can connect only on a wired connection, it doesn’t have a wireless.

Include album art into mp3 files

An album art (album cover) is the front of the packaging of a commercially-released audio recording product, or album. Almost all media players nowadays has the ability to display the album art for the audio files. And this players may be on a windows PC, a mac, linux PC or in portable devices like ipods, mp3-players, phones, tablet PC ….

A question that came in my mind these days was, how to add album art to my mp3 files? Read More

Mp3tag

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Mp3tag is a powerful and yet easy-to-use tool to edit metadata of common audio formats where it supports ID3v1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, iTunes MP4, WMA, Vorbis Comments and APE Tags.

Main features:

Batch Tag Editing Write ID3v1.1, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, MP4, WMA, APEv2 Tags and Vorbis Comments to multiple files at once.

Support for Cover Art Download and add album covers to your files and make your library even more shiny.

Import from Amazon, discogs, freedb, MusicBrainz Save typing and import tags from online databases like Amazon, discogs, freedb, MusicBrainz, and more.

Replace characters or words Replace strings in tags and filenames (with support for Regular Expressions).

Create Playlists automatically Create and manage playlists automatically while editing.

Rename files from tags Rename files based on the tag information and import tags from filenames.

Export to HTML, RTF, CSV Generate nice reports and lists of your collection based on user-defined templates.

Full Unicode Support User-interface and tagging are fully Unicode compliant.

Besides these main features Mp3tag offers a variety of other functions and features ranging ranging from batch export of embedded album covers, over support for iTunes-specific tags like media type or TV Show settings, to combining multiple actions into groups that can be applied with a single mouse click.