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Top 10  Interviewing Tips
An article published on fastcompany.com nicely lists top 10 interviewing tips that I must say that I have always experienced when interviewing or while being interviewed. So if you are worried about the questions other than your technical or role specific knowledge you must read it.
http://www.fastcompany.com/1839723/9-job-interview-tips-from-a-ceo-headhunter
What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast http://www.fastcompany.com/1839987/what-the-most-successful-people-do-before-breakfast

Deleting a file or folder in Windows but error since file or folder is open

Trying to delete a file or folder and unable to delete? Window error suggests that file or folder is open by any program? All permissions on file and ACLs look good and you technically have full access? So what is using the file or folder and why?
Usually you could have a file opened by a program and closed but program may retain link to the fail until you close the program so try closing all open programs. Again, pretty much every time you reboot your computer it works but in a busy life rebooting computer should not be today's requirement and why you can literally do anything and everything without a single reboot on Linux/Unix operating systems.
So you need to really find what program has the file open in Windows. This is not a built in feature of windows so you can't do it out of the box. You will have to download an extended Process Explorer from SysInternals that was bought by Microsoft since they started to know more about Windows than Microsoft so better eat that fish.
The MS…

European Official Language

The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of Europe, rather than German, which was the other possibility.

As part of the negotiations, Her Majesty's Government conceded that English spelling had some room for improvement and has accepted a 5-year phase-in plan that would be known as "Eurenglish":

In the first year, "s" will replace the soft "c". Sertainly, this will make the sivil servants jump with joy. The hard "c" will be dropped in favor of the "k". This should klear up konfusion and keyboards kan have one less letter.

There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year, when the troublesome "ph" will be replaced with " f ". This will make words like "fotograf" 20% shorter.

In the 3rd year, publik akseptanse of the new spelling kan be expekted to reach the stage where more komplikated changes are possible. Governments will enkorage the…