Category Archives: Windows

Startup Delayer

Startup Delayer is a program for Windows I found to solve a problem. I needed an easy way to get items in my media center to startup in a certain order and after a previous process had finished. Startup Delayer accomplished … Continue reading

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O&O ShutUp10 – Making Windows 10 More Private

Windows 10 is a fantastic OS. The sins of Windows 8 are virtually gone and the best of Windows 7 with its long history of progenitors is back. It’s a solid release. Unfortunately, it’s also privacy nightmare. The breath and depth of what … Continue reading

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Resolving Slow Guest Networking With VirtualBox

At home I use VirtualBox to host some different operating systems on our Macs. VirtualBox is probably the last free VM software for the Mac OS, and it works very well. I was struggling with a Windows host and just … Continue reading

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Rainmeter

Rainmeter is a pretty interesting application for Windows. It displays customizable skins on your desktop that can contain all sorts of data. Clocks, weather, to-do lists, systems status – the list is almost endless. You can see a few I … Continue reading

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Dealing with MS Outlook winmail.dat Files

Everyone knows that anyone who’s anyone uses Microsoft Outlook products for email. For the remaining 81% to 86% of us that don’t, based on a couple of places in the know about who uses what, we need to deal with their … Continue reading

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Classic Shell

Win8 StartButton Classic Shell is a free utility for Windows 8/Server 2012+ that restores your Windows Start button & Start menu. 11/16/13 edit: I had originally recommend Win 8 StartButton, but it was really just a front end to Classic … Continue reading

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