Yes, I run Ubuntu, and I love it. But the problem is that I need Windows, and a Virtual OS isn’t good enough. Therefore I don’t get the time to use Ubuntu as much as i’d like too. As Ubuntu keeps updating, so do the the features and usability. I always use “sudo apt-get” to… Continue reading Keep track of your apt-get’s with tapt
I posted this on the old site, but it’s worth posting again due to the release of Windows 7. This Microsoft KB article outlines the recommended configuration for Anti-Virus programs on almost all versions of Windows. A must see for Administrators! Starts out: “This article contains recommendations that may help you protect a computer that… Continue reading Virus scanning recommendations for Windows 7
Modify your ShellStyle.dll file found under:
to Auto-Hide or disable completely this FolderBand (which I call the Organize bar).
User Account Control (UAC) has finally been “fixed” in Windows 7 eliminating the endless prompts to allow something to happen, like simply copying, pasting or deleting files. Since Microsoft had “tweaked” the UAC settings you only get the prompt when making major system changes like Running Programs as Administrators
This is a must have for Firefox to blend it in to Windows 7!
Open REGEDIT and navigate to:
Change the MouseHoverTime REG_SZ value to 0 or anything less than 400 to speed it up. You’ll need to reboot for the new settings to take effect.