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Forum: Software 26 Nov 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By Strahan
Sliding menu suggestions?

Hi. I used to use Aston Shell a long time ago, and one of the features I liked about it was where I could move my mouse against the side of the screen for a second then a user configurable menu of...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Nov 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By Strahan
Lag when expanding folders in taskbar

Anyone ever have problems with that? I have two toolbars added to my taskbar; Remote and Games. When I hit Remote, I have like 15 or so RDP shortcuts in there. Sometimes I hit it, I see the proper...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jun 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,281
Posted By Strahan
Toolbar problem

Hi. I have two folders that I add as toolbars to the taskbar. I like to drag them to the upper far-right corner so no icons show and I hit the >> to list them. Works great, but for some reason...
Forum: Network & Sharing 15 Oct 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,515
Posted By Strahan
Cannot see LAN game servers

Hi. I have 5 XP machines and my one Windows 7 box trying to do some LAN gaming. All the XP boxes work great, I start a server on the XP box and all the other XPs see it. Alas, Win7 doesn't see it....
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Jun 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 2,432
Posted By Strahan
Remotely locking W7?

Hi. I have a script I run so that if I email myself a command like "lock pc1" it will lock the workstation on that computer. Works great on Windows XP and prior but I can't seem to get it working...
Forum: Network & Sharing 12 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,544
Posted By Strahan
Cool. I see I'm not the only one that annoyed,...

Cool. I see I'm not the only one that annoyed, glad I was able to assist you ;)
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Strahan
Whoa, I take that back. I just screwed with it...

Whoa, I take that back. I just screwed with it again and it fixed it. Apparently if I move the mouse up (while holding the top of the taskbar) to the point it gets quite extended, when I return it...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Strahan
Nope, alas that made no difference. I suppose...

Nope, alas that made no difference. I suppose it's not the end of the world, just makes me wonder why heh.

I installed Symantec Endpoint Protection right before it happened. -shrug-
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 20,235
Posted By Strahan
Cool. Another alternative to automate it to...

Cool. Another alternative to automate it to cover your varied filetypes:

for %s in (ext1 ext2 ext3 ext4) do for /f %t in ('dir x:\*.%s /s/b') do move "%t" x:\

That way you only have to type in...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By Strahan
Systray icon justification?

For a very long time, my systray icons were top-justified, like this:

http://www.nischan.com/crap/systray1.jpg


I recently installed Symantec Endpoint Protection, and of all the weird things...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 20,235
Posted By Strahan
PS, what is the file extension of the files you...

PS, what is the file extension of the files you want dumped in root? If it's something odd that will only exist in those special folders an easy solution would be:

for /f "tokens=*" %s in ('dir...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 20,235
Posted By Strahan
If there isn't a pattern, how about non-move...

If there isn't a pattern, how about non-move folders? There can't be all that many of those. You could do a dir c:\ /ad/b >folderlist.txt at the command line then open folderlist.txt in notepad and...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Jan 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 20,235
Posted By Strahan
Another alternative to do it: for %s in (A B...

Another alternative to do it:

for %s in (A B C D E F) do move "x:\Folder %s\Folder %s1\File %s2.xxx" x:\

That's assuming you type it at the command line. If you put it in a .BAT file, make...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,379
Posted By Strahan
Yea, yea, I get the whole OS-knows-better-than-me...

Yea, yea, I get the whole OS-knows-better-than-me security setup but I just found it weird that my one app saw it there while I couldn't at the command line. It's a habit to throw stuff on C:\ that...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,379
Posted By Strahan
C:\ Hiding files?

Howdy. I noticed that if I save a file to my C:\, it sorta gets swallowed up. I was in SQLyog working on my MySQL server and did a table export. I saved it as "c:\table.sql". I flipped to my DOS...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,550
Posted By Strahan
Sharing mapped drives between admin level and normal?

Hi. I map drives when I log in for my various network shares:

p: = \\fileserver\d$
w: = \\webserver\d$

Works great, everything normal. When I want to do something with higher privs, I run a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,544
Posted By Strahan
Figured it out. To stop that behavior, go into...

Figured it out. To stop that behavior, go into the control panel then Ease of Access Center. Choose "Make the keyboard easier to use" then check "Prevent windows from being automatically arranged...
Forum: System Security 08 Sep 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5,202
Posted By Strahan
That was fast, heh. Actually I just found it by...

That was fast, heh. Actually I just found it by accident. The admin run dialog I get is without doing anything special, just win-r. Turns out I had an admin cmd open at one point, killed...
Forum: System Security 08 Sep 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 5,202
Posted By Strahan
Run dialog with administrative privs?

Hi. My one W7 workstation's run dialog is set to run everything as admin:

http://www.nischan.com/crap/powerrun.jpg

I have a second W7 machine now and I want to get it to act the same, alas I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,544
Posted By Strahan
Annoyance with remote desktop client

I noticed something kind of annoying.. if I open MSTSC and plug in my server's name then click the options, display tab and set it to XGA and hit connect, I get the XGA sized window. However, as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Jul 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,705
Posted By Strahan
Well, I found a solution. No, not a solution, a...

Well, I found a solution. No, not a solution, a workaround heh. I started running the HotKeyBind as myself then setup a separate macro, Win-C, to run an admin level command prompt and left Win-D as...
Forum: Network & Sharing 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,705
Posted By Strahan
The account I'm mapping with is a domain admin,...

The account I'm mapping with is a domain admin, which is in the local administrator's group. When the mapping runs, it's running as administrator. There is a batch file in the startup that just...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 2,705
Posted By Strahan
Admin mapped drives acting weird

Howdy. I've been finding that the new UAC and linux style permission system is pretty annoying (I'm coming to Win7 from XP). Yea, I know it's proper security but I haven't had any issues with XP...
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