Sometimes Windows dislikes you and printer jobs get stuck in the queue and you are unable to delete them. Such days are usually unforgotten by every user – but it is not hard to get things working again.
Windows often includes moving the mouse for hours, which I personally dislike. So here is a collection of shortcuts used from CLI (cmd.exe) or Startmenu -> Execute:
I was fixing another windows box those days and I was forced to check the fragmentation, which was the biggest blocker on that system, disregarding the user and the fact that the system got more than one windows partition. So I came up with a little trick, using defrag.exe from shell: %windir%\system32\defrag.exe -f c: %windir%\system32\defrag.exe -f d: %windir%\system32\defrag.exe […]
I do not want to beat around the bushes; instead I just kickstart the topic: Graphical Userinterfaces. Today you just get eyecandy. OpenGL on the desktop, transparency, everything is shiny and blinks. But why? Do we really need that?
Curse or cure? New or recycled? Who really knows… Anyways – I have checked the actual pricing for Vista. For my taste it is too expensive and I do not see any use for it by now – or is there a good reason for an upgrade?
If you got problems with Firefox – no matter if it’s Windows, Linux or anything else – it is always a good idea to kill its configs. How come? The problem started after updating Firefox in my Windows-VM. What now? Alright… downgrading as it used to work with the previous version. Murphys law strikes back – this did […]