Since a recent Chrome update, a new bell icon popped up in the Windows task bar. I have recently posted an article showing you how to disable it in OS X, and it turns out the steps are the same for Windows users. You can disable this notification icon in 3 easy steps: Open chrome://flags […]
If you are using msysgit’s “Git bash” on Windows 7, you might have found it much slower than a standard shell. To solve this problem, run it as an administrator. This is a small UAC bug, but the fix is rather simple. Here is a bug report about it: https://code.google.com/p/msysgit/issues/detail?id=320
Want to delete you collection of duck videos right away? In Windows Explorer, press Shift+delete to skip the trash and delete selected files. There is not an equivalent command in OS X, but you can always use the rm command in Terminal.
If you are using Windows, you are certainly familiar with this dialog: This is the dialog that shows up when you reinsert a flash drive that was not safely ejected using the awkward task bar dialog. There are several problems with this dialog. First, it’s needlessly threatening. It sounds like your drive is broken, and […]
If you have recently changed keyboard layouts on Windows 7, you might have realized the logon screen isn’t necessarily changing its keyboard layout. To fix this, go in Control Panel -> Region and Language -> Administrative -> Welcome screen and new user accounts and click Copy Settings
Ctrl+Double click a folder to open it in a new Windows Explorer window.