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The Case of the Disappearing Hard Drives

November 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Linux, Windows

In the spirit of the The Case of the… blog posts by Mark Russinovich, I am going to post about a particularly vexing problem I had over the past few days. It all started when I decided I wanted to try out the latest public build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview, that being build […]

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Creating Linux .desktop shortcuts to Windows apps with the app icon intact.

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Linux, Windows

Spent a good chunk of time figuring out Wine no longer has this baked in, but I figured if I could just find a Windows app that accesses the shortcut API I could get it to work. This command line app fits the bill perfectly.  You might have to direct the shortcut to your desktop […]

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Guess What’s New

December 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment · PortableApps, Programming, Windows

Another new Google Chrome Portable! I’ve been working on other stuff too, really!  Just trying to get the bugs that people report to me out of the way… Biggest change is the Portable Passwords feature.  It’s opt-in so you’ll need to use the INI to enable it since it creates a bit of a hassle […]

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EasyScreenshot.NET v1.7.0 Released

September 18th, 2009 · No Comments · Programming, Windows

EasyScreenshot.NET v.7.0 has been released.  Grab it here, and view the complete changelog here. These changes are of particular note: Added Capture Monitor and Color Picker modes. Added PrintScreen simulation option for capturing transparent windows. Many changes and bug fixes to clipboard code. Tweaks to the overlay, especially to the overlay text. Misc bug fixes. […]

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Google Chrome Portable 3.0 (Stable/Beta) 4.0.206.1 (Dev)

September 17th, 2009 · No Comments · PortableApps, Windows

Not many changes, fixed a bug preventing GoogleChromePortable.ini from working, disabled Java Portable plugin inport, and tweaked the help files a bit. 3.0.195.21 Stable/Beta 4.0.206.1 Dev

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New Google Chrome Portable

August 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments · PortableApps, Programming, Windows

Details here. Downloads: Stable, Beta, Dev.

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My Headset Annoys Me

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments · Games, Windows

Whenever my mic stops working, I must remember to try the following diagnostics in the following order to avoid maximum frustration with the dumb thing:

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EasyScreenshot.NET 1.6.2

July 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Windows

Thanks to Clutch for pointing out that ES.NET could use up an obscene amount of memory.  While technically memory leaks aren’t possible in .NET unless you leak unmanaged objects, in this case I was constantly creating large bitmaps and forgetting to .Dispose them, and .NET was taking it’s time in cleaning them up.  This has […]

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New File, Updated Files, Sneak Peaks

July 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Games, PortableApps, Programming, Windows

I have a bit of a backlog of stuff so I guess I better start posting some of it.

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Software Picks: ANYTHING BUT iTunes

July 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Software Picks, Windows

So recently I got a $15 iTunes gift card and now a 22-free songs code for iTunes so I decided to check it out. I expected a slow lumbering beast that would try and take over my whole OS so I booted up my favorite XP Virtual Machine and created a snapshot so I could […]

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