These are the steps I used to get a usable URL and create the code I needed for the batch file, in only a few minutes - using Excel. Open directory.asp in a browser. View source. Copy the section with the URLs. Paste into Excel The code will look like this: <li><a href="/folder/page1.asp">Page Title</a></li> <li><a […]
I'm moving my sites into WordPress and need to verify the redirects are correct. With more than 2000 pages to check, it would take forever if I had to click on each link and open them in a browser. Instead, I used a batch file. Two batch files actually, one for IE and one for […]
When the desktop icons gets messed up, you probably don't need to reinstall the programs (or Windows!) - you just need to reset the iconcache file. It's a fairly easily process too - easier than reinstalling the applications. Close all Windows Explorer windows that are open. It's highly recommended that you close all Windows, especially […]
How to remove the protected storage provider key in Windows XP when your passwords won't save.
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This page was born out of frustration. My Windows Explorer Favorites folder died. It was listed in WinExplorer but dragging items to it failed (the nasty red not allowed icon appeared ) as did right clicking to restore the default folders. The only advice I found online was to run sfc /scannow – it failed […]
This is a very old list of utilities I like (or liked) to use – I'm not keeping this page up so please don't ask me to add your utility to it. Here are some of my favorite utility programs for Win95/98. Most are freeware, others are shareware and well worth the registration fee. Looking […]
Works on Windows Millennium and Windows XP too! You cannot have 10 small links, as you can with Office2000 places bar, but you can change the default places to local or network locations. Edit the following registry path, [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Comdlg32\Placesbar] adding strings for Place0 through Place4 and the desired folder locations. For example, add the following […]