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Entries from January 2009

My Personal Windows 7 Tips and Tricks

January 20th, 2009 · 16 Comments · Windows

Drag and drop notification icons between the overflow and the visible tray to set them to always show or always hide (if you want to reset an icon to the default auto-hide option, you need to use the “Customize…” dialog still).

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OpenSearch Google in Windows 7

January 14th, 2009 · 451 Comments · Programming, Website, Windows

I just hacked together a neat little PHP script that allows me to Google search right from Windows Explorer in Windows 7.  I was inspired by this guy.  I don’t wait around for Google, I’ll do it myself. 😀

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Windows 7 Tip: Superbar Shortcuts

January 13th, 2009 · 155 Comments · Windows

Shift+Click a superbar button to launch a new instance of that program (even if one is already open). Ctrl+Shift+Click to launch a new instance as administrator.  Great for Command Prompt or a Task Manager replacement. 🙂 That is all.

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Google Chrome Portable Minor Update

January 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments · PortableApps

The first 2.0 beta of Chrome was released today so I updated my download to support it.  The new little features are nice!

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Superbar stuck on top? Nope.

January 9th, 2009 · 497 Comments · Windows

In Windows 7, the new Superbar is awesome IMO.  However the Taskbar Properties Control Panel has removed the “Keep the taskbar on top of other windows” option and made it on by default.  This also results in maximized windows not being able to cover the taskbar.  If you prefer to use the Win key to […]

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New Program: Google Chrome Portable

January 8th, 2009 · 14 Comments · PortableApps, Programming

If you haven’t tried Google Chrome, you should.  It’s a small, fast, lightweight browser.  It’s lacking in features, but its focus on speed and security make it perfect for portable usage, in my opinion. I have made an installer and launcher.  There are some limitations with running a local and remote Chrome at the same […]

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AppCompactor 1.0

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · PortableApps, Programming

Mostly bug fixes, however I also finally added icons and proper wizard graphics, thanks to Silk icons. Download here.

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