Notepad hints

Although everyone should be using Notepad++, there’s always a chance you have to use Windows Notepad (at a customers place, for example). Here are some Notepad tips and tricks to make your intimate moments with Notepad a lot easier: When editing a file, press the F5 key to insert the system date and time Change …

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Outlook 2007 crashes when hitting Reply, or Composing a New Message (PDFMOutlook.dll)

When googling for this problem, it seemed to be a very well-known unresolved problem, but oh well, maybe it’s valuable for somebody: When trying to reply a message in Outlook 2007, my Outlook crashed, every time, no exceptions. I had to restart Outlook everytime, and after that everything went OK. I figured out that PDFMOutlook.dll …

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Vista shell commands

To speed up your work, try using (and learning) some of the shell commands, listed below. You can type it in your search box in your Start Menu on Vista: shell:AppUpdatesFolder – Opens the Installed Windows Updates location in Program and Files. shell:AppData – Opens the hidden location C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming shell:Administrative Tools – Opens the Administrative …

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Howto: Recreate VMDK files

Howto: Recreate VMDK files 1

On VMWare ESX3, your VM has one or more VMDK files (extension .vmdk) and one or more flat vmdk files (last characters flat.vmdk ) In some cases, you may corrupt, lose or accidentally delete your VMDK files. Your VMDK’s contain metadata for your flat.vmdk files. Without your VMDK’s, you cannot load your flat.vmdk-files. Consequence: you …

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