I upgraded my laptop to Windows 7 Ultimate yesterday (Andy bought it as a student for $10). Since I’ve been using Vista for over a year, switching to Windows 7 really wasn’t that big of deal. Switching from XP to Vista was a lot more painful. A few things annoyed me however. I have always… Continue reading Windows 7 – middle click to close program
Gosh, I managed to double click on the show history tags column one time viewing a file that has gazillion tags. That stretched the tags column out of its capacity. There seems to be no way at least in UI to get that back to normal size so I can see the columns to the… Continue reading Eclipse CVS show history tags column stretched out
I got THIS SUCKER last week at work. I haven’t gotten spyware in hmmm like 4 or 5 years. I was really embarrassed that I got it at work so I did not want to ask their IT support for help. I don’t have full admin rights on my work computer so I cannot do… Continue reading New year greeting = spyware?!
After having my Sansa e250 for over a year, I finally figured out how to read Chinese on it. I followed the instructions on this forum and it WORKED. Therefore I’m going to save the steps in case the forum thread is removed. The complete guide of enable Asian Language support in Sandisk Sansa e200… Continue reading Sansa e250 read Chinese
I’ve been using foobar2000 as my media player for quite some time. It’s lightweight, highly customizable and uses little resource. Today while I was listening to some soothing music, I remembered back then I had a CD player that had a sleep function where you can set a timer to have it automatically turn off… Continue reading another reason why I love foobar2000
I’ve been complaining as long as I’ve been using a laptop that I miss a middle mouse button because I’m so used to using it on my regular mouse esp. to open pages in new tabs in Firefox. I accidentally discovered today that at least on my laptop Dell Inspiron 6400, if you click on… Continue reading laptop middle mouse button
I can’t believe I googled on this. I thought IE7 took out the refresh button but in fact they just moved it. Moved it to the end of the address line. This also shows how little I used IE7 even tho I’ve been using Vista for over 9 months.
I used to use a free software called task arrange for windows XP to rearrange my buttons in the taskbar. But the software does not work in Vista. I found another software named taskbar shuffle today that allows you to drag the buttons around in your taskbar. On top of that, it comes with two… Continue reading taskbar shuffle
i just figured out something cool by playing around. when you double click on folders in windows xp, it opens the folder. personally i like it to open the folder with the explore view. apparently it’s quite easy to change that. Select Folder Options from the Tools menu in My Computer or Explorer, and click… Continue reading change double click folders from open to explore
i’ve heard about tweak UI – a free microsoft powertool for a while but never tried it out. i did today and there are two things i was able to customize that made my day. first i was able to choose which application it will use to view source in internet explorer. i was able… Continue reading shorten right click -> new list