Skip to main content

One Year Ago: Automated Software Installs, Excel Task Manager and Windows Registry Shell Extension

A selection of articles published between February 5 and February 11 of previous years.

1 Year Ago

  • Browse And Edit Windows Registry From Explorer: A shell extension that integrates Windows Registry with Windows Explorer allowing users to browse and edit the Registry like they are folders and files.
  • Microsoft Excel Task Manager: A partially functional task manager created in VBA and runs inside Microsoft Excel that allows you to view, kill or suspend selected processes.

2 Years Ago

  • Automatically mute sound by window title text: Mute sound of a specific application when the title of a window contains text patterns defined by the user. Can be used to successfully mute audio ads on Spotify.
  • Minesweeper or Flower Garden: Do you know Windows defaults to a different Minesweeper game style based on location of the user, because some people find mines offensive?
  • iTuner: A system tray companion to iTunes that allows controls like global keyboard, lyric discovery and display, track dashboard, playback, and library maintenance from a mini player.

3 Years Ago

4 Years Ago

  • NetDefender: An open source Windows firewall
  • Orbitron: Track positions of more than 20,000 satellites in the sky in real time.
  • Enhance Windows' usability with DM2: DM2 can minimize any window to "floating icon", minimize window to tray, make it "on-top", adjust transparency and provide favorites files/folders in common Open/Save dialogs.


Popular posts from this blog

How to Record CPU and Memory Usage Over Time in Windows?

Whenever the computer is lagging or some application is taking too long to respond, we usually fire up task manager and look under the Performance tab or under Processes to check on processor utilization or the amount of free memory available. The task manager is ideal for real-time analysis of CPU and memory utilization. It even displays a short history of CPU utilization in the form of a graph. You get a small time-window, about 30 seconds or so, depending on how large the viewing area is.

Diagram 101: Different Types of Diagrams and When To Use Them

Diagrams are a great way to visualize information and convey meaning. The problem is that there’s too many different types of diagrams, so it can be hard to know which ones you should use in any given situation. To help you out, we’ve created this diagram that lays out the 7 most common types of diagrams and when they’re best used:

How to Schedule Changes to Your Facebook Page Cover Photo

Facebook’s current layout, the so called Timeline, features a prominent, large cover photo that some people are using in a lot of different creative ways. Timeline is also available for Facebook Pages that people can use to promote their website or business or event. Although you can change the cover photo as often as you like, it’s meant to be static – something which you design and leave it for at least a few weeks or months like a redesigned website. However, there are times when you may want to change the cover photo frequently and periodically to match event dates or some special promotion that you are running or plan to run. So, here is how you can do that.