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17 Blog posts tagged with windows

Oct 26

Frequent quick copy or Move

To copy quick to a certain location without jumping to copy and paste I usually get files in certain location, and most of the time want to move/copy them into same destination location A quick way to do that, is creating shortcut to that destination folder inside the source folder. Then when I want to copy/move a file, I just drag that file from the source folder (with CTRL to force copy, with Shift to force move) into the shortcut And it will be moved/copied as I intended to :-) Read more >>>

Wednesday Oct, 26, 2016 8:23
Feb 19

Shutdown, restart, etc using shortcuts

Beow are the (Run) commands that you can create shortcuts to to shutdown, restart, hibernate and sleep your Win7. Where you can create shortcuts and double-click to run it:
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Tuesday Feb, 19, 2013 0:0
Mar 19

Craigslist notification on your WinPhone 7

After I changed my phone from Android to Windows 7 (From Samsung Epic 4G to HTC Arrive) early March, I had several challanges.
One of them was to find the alternative application for CragisNotifica that works for Windows Phone 7.
IT took me a while after trying several ones and bought others, the alternative is here .... Read more >>>

Monday Mar, 19, 2012 0:0
Mar 13

1st own Server

I did it, I have now my own server, that is online, expandable to multiple sites, fast, and linked to certain IP.
IT took me around two months (actually around 36 hours) of trial and error attempts to work around the limitation of my ISP along with some resources online. Read more >>>

Tuesday Mar, 13, 2012 0:0
Jan 9

NirSoft a new set of helpful small utilities

I just love these tiny applications, I always loved them, they are so powerful and in the same time small and quick.
They are focusing on one thing and they do it very well. Today, I found one of these websites made by a developer to list all his applications (small utilities), his name is Nir Sofer and he was online for a while now, good job and I will keep an eye on you Nir. Read more >>>

Monday Jan, 9, 2012 0:0
Dec 21

Google Calendar in Windows 7 Gadgets

Finally, got the Windows 7 gadget that reads my Google calendar. whoo, that was tough

Sounds very easy to find one, but since Windows Gadget service has been shutdown and only few gadgets are online within Microsoft website, I needed to search for a while.
Find the app within the Auther site, or here in Lib - ANmars Recommended Apps (ARA)

Finally found it, thanks to Eelke Spaak

Wednesday Dec, 21, 2011 0:0
Nov 26

My own HTTP server on Win7 ... finally

After few days of trying and failing, I managed tonight to have access to my own server, it is actually a folder on my own laptop that I can access using an IP address+Port.

It was indeed one of my oldest dreams, to get my own server, I don't have one yet, but I know how to do one, I was lost among the IPs, ISPs, DNSs, and stuff like that until made it.

The trick was that my ISP was blocking the port 80, so I have to add another port to my Firewall, then add a port forward in my router firewall (Since I am behind a router) to have access to it.

Check my free subdomain linked to my ip here Read more >>>

Saturday Nov, 26, 2011 0:0
Oct 24

DX-Ball game

I had this game since 2001, one of my clients in File1 gave it to me, He said that you will love it, at that time I was kind of away from games and consider them a waste of time (I still feel that sometimes) however I became easily addicted to it, not only me, other friends and customers were easily addicted to it.

It needs no setup at all, just unzip and play
Download it from here
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Monday Oct, 24, 2011 0:0
Jul 15

Even my bugs are new

I am facing an issue now

Even the bugs I am facing are new too.

After I have installed VS2010, My Excel2007 started to crash several times in one hour, this started to be flustrating, I need to see if VS2010 is the issue and solve it.

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Thursday Jul, 15, 2010 0:0
Jul 13

I have used this, can you believe it?

You need to think about starting multitasking, really

Tuesday Jul, 13, 2010 0:0
May 22

Installing Windows Home Server

It was kind of slow, but it did installed on my P4 computer.

It has only 504MB of RAM, and installed and running kind of smooth.

I was also successful in sharing hard drives/Printers along with adding new hard drives to the server.

However, I wanted to do the Remote Sharing, but it is not working, I might need to replace the router to do that, let me see.

Saturday May, 22, 2010 0:0
May 3

Windows startup sounds

All Windows Startup sounds

From Win3.1 to Win7, I do remember all of them, Duh

Monday May, 3, 2010 0:0
Apr 4

IT experience

I dont know what is happening? It looks like the years are marking up into my experience. After few tries, still cant get this computer to work. Windows 7 is harder than I thought regarding IT and changing hard drives Read more >>>

Sunday Apr, 4, 2010 0:0
Apr 21

Matrix VS Windows

If Matrix run on Windows Read more >>>

Tuesday Apr, 21, 2009 0:0
Apr 20

Software cannot live without

Here is a list of software I can not live without:

  • Microsoft Excel, Purchase, Spreadsheet
  • Microsoft Outlook, Purchase
  • AVG Anti-Virus, Free
  • Avast Anti-Virus, Another free AntiVirus that will enjoy it on your desktop
  • TrueCrype, Free the best free encryption application out there
  • CONVAR Free Data Recovery, Recover your files for free
  • KeePass, free password list to save your list of passwords
  • nero, Purchase or comes free with some burners
  • NetNanny, Purchase, Family filter application that worth every penny.
  • Norton Ghost, Purchase, Image cloning, powerful, easy
  • MagicISO, Trial, ISO creator, editor, you can do 135 CD with no need of purchase.
  • 7Zip, Free, Easy Compressor that open every archive
  • Google Chrome, Free, wao, that is a quick browser
  • Mozilla FireFox, Free, Powerful browser
  • MySQL Query Browser, Free, MySQL Browser to do everything you need on your daily MySQL stuff
  • Filezilla, Free, FTP Client, I cannot believe it is free
  • PrimoPDF , Free, PDF Printer
  • Ant, Free web movies downloader, to download any movie shown on the webpage.
  • Gimp, Free, who needs PhotoShop?
  • Macromedia Captivate 2, Purchase, and not Adobe Captivate
  • Read more >>>

    Monday Apr, 20, 2009 0:0
    Feb 20

    NetNanny - PC Family filter

    I have been using NetNanny for almost a year now. It is great

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    Friday Feb, 20, 2009 0:0
    Nov 14

    Installing XP on VISTA-Only Computers

    I am now taking the challenge to install XP on computers already with VISTA.
    This is really a challenge since you need to disable the SATA setting in the BIOS, and the name of the setting is not the same in every PC.
    Sometimes they call it Enable SATA compatible.
    Also you will need to get the drivers ready for all devices, and after that, you will have to try more than one for every device since the first time is always wrong.
    You may need to look for the device drivers for another machines that are compatible with your device, something like searching HP laptop drivers for the modem that your DELL is using.

    Sometimes also the drivers for VISTA can run in XP (If you did not use the exe file and install the driver from the Control Panel instead

    Friday Nov, 14, 2008 0:0