You may already be doing one or more of these tips, so this post might not be for everybody. But if you feel like you could improve your code even by a little bit, read on! Hopefully I can help make your code cleaner and easier to read. Also note, I […]

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There have been a few times I’ve needed to access the event viewer, local users, etc… on a server and the options are not easy to find (Windows Server 2003), but this will work for almost all Windows Operating Systems. What’s cool about MMC, you can set up on your […]

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I am not a huge fan of Google’s new, new tab page. While it might be easier or quicker to search for people who are new Google’s browser, it started becoming a pain for somebody who is used to using many chrome apps and used to searching straight from the […]

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When working with command prompt, to change directories you usually do something like the following : I was using the above method to try and change directories to a different drive (ie c:\ to f:\), and it wasn’t working. After googling and reading Microsoft’s documentation about CD, I realized I […]

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After recently getting a new, larger, secondary drive, I thought it was time to move my TFS folder to the new drive to free up some space. After doing some research on how to get started, I saw articles that were either made it too complicated or articles didn’t quite list […]

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We’ve all seen those horrible commercials about speeding up your PC, offering a one stop online solution to all your problems, blah blah blah. Just a heads up, most of the time these people are just making money by advertising, and will perform tasks you can do quickly and safely […]

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AutoHotkey, my new favorite hotkey/snippet tool. It can do things from opening your frequently used folders or applications with a few button presses, to replacing lines and words with snippets, or even interacting with your mouse. If you haven’t started using AutoHotkey yet to increase your efficiency, start. You will notice […]

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So I started getting back into autohotkey to increase productivity with some office tasks, and I thought of a useful script to keep Google a second away in any application. I had seen a few scripts out there to bring up Google, but I wanted to take a step further […]

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This is a simple trick I found for those using Outlook 2007, who use Outlook’s new mail notification, and view their mail from other locations than just their desktop. This spawned from me checking my mail on my phone while at a meeting, at home, etc.. , then when I’m […]

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Who needs a bluray version of Star Wars when you can watch it in ASCII form! Thanks to the huge effort to Simon Jansen, you can watch most of the movie in ASCII right from your desktop (command prompt). A lot of you might have already seen this since it […]

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So, you are in PuTTY and need to enable Agent Fowarding. This wasn’t super easy to find so I thought I’d post how I got there. View the image below as a guide as well. Go : Connection -> SSH -> Auth -> Then in the Authentication Parameters click the Allow agent […]

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Ever need to kill tasks multiple times from the task manager and would like to make a quick batch file to do it? Here is a quick and easy way to automate the process and save you some key strokes in the future. Step 1 : Find the name of […]

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