Tag Archives: Windows

Remove ^M from Files Using the vi Editor

By | February 25, 2015

After moving text files from Microsoft Windows to the UNIX environment, I frequently end up with the ^M characters at the end of each line in the files. This occurs because UNIX uses 0xA for the newline character, while Windows uses a combination of two characters: 0xD 0xA. 0xD is the carriage return character. The vi editor… Read More »

Remove Entries in the Windows Remote Desktop Connection Client

By | February 6, 2015

Do you have an entry for a computer in the Windows Remote Desktop Connection client that you don’t connect to anymore?  A tweak in the registry will remove it. Open the Run Dialog Box using the Windows Key+R key combination then type regedit in the Open: text box and click OK to start the registry editor.… Read More »

Turn Off Aero Snap in Windows 7

By | December 5, 2014

For those of us who don’t want our windows to automatically become maximized just because we dragged them to another monitor: Click the Start button to open the Start menu. Type mouse in the Search Files And Programs box. Select Change How Your Mouse Works from the list of items that are found. Select the… Read More »

The Best Conversion Utility: Convert

By | April 22, 2009

[download id=”13″ format=”2″] Here is a utility that I have used for a long time.  Convert does exactly what the name suggests: converts just abbout any unit of measure in an easy, straightforward way.  The program is small and fast.  Highly recommended. from joshmadison.com: Convert is a free and easy to use unit conversion program… Read More »

Windows Vista Displayed an Unknown Device on Toshiba Tecra

By | February 27, 2009

After a clean install of Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 (and subsequent Windows updates) on my Toshiba Tecra M4 tablet, I checked the device manager to see if Vista missed anything.  Only one yellow exclamation point was displayed.  I dug into the properties of the unknown device and it displayed the following information: unknown device… Read More »

Switch v1.25

By | February 2, 2009

Download Switch 1.25 Here Switch enhances the taskbar with an icon which can be used to access all running applications, switch between them and close applications. Using this application you can switch between running applications and/or close them. Switch is a task-switcher without unnecessary overhead. So it’s simple, fast and just does its job. The… Read More »

ClearTemp for Windows Mobile

By | January 14, 2009

Download ClearTemp Here ClearTemp is an application for you to free up storage space on your device. It allows you to clear temporary/unused files and unused registry keys/values on your system easily. It also allows you to clear your Recent Program List, Internet Address History and soft reset counter. You can even change the location… Read More »