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 utilties 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 […]
New to Office2000 Windows2000 and Millennium Places bar information here Office XP users information here If you would like to add your own folder to the Places Bar (seen in the File/Open and File/Save or SaveAs dialogs), you can do this by editing the Windows Registry. You will need to remove (rather "hide") one of […]