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Desk Drive 1.6 Released

Desk Drive 1.6 features the option to open Windows Explorer when it detects a new drive. In addition, you should notice that Desk Drive memory usage as indicated by the Task Manager is considerably less....

A lean method for invoking COM in C#

One of the features I wanted to add to Desk Drive was the ability to minimize all windows when it detected a new drive. There’s a method in the Windows Shell that is exposed through...

Desk Drive 1.5.3 Released

Desk Drive 1.5.3 introduces two new languages, Galician and Spanish. I’ve also added a hook into the windows notification mechanism which sends Desk Drive a notification when new media is inserted or removed. This allows...

Andersen Windows - Nice

When we built out house 12 years ago we specified windows made by Andersen. Turns out that was a good decision. Not only have they performed well, but they have stood by their warranty without...

Friday Links #14

Find Files in Large Folders More Easily with Windows Vista Explorer- Manage large folders that have hundreds of files and sub-folders with these Vista only tips. [FileForum Autoruns](http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Autoruns/1092024321/1) - Autoruns shows you what programs are...

Desk Drive 1.5.1 Released

Desk Drive 1.5.1 fixes two issues and introduces a new translation: Icons are not always removed on program exit Positional effect not centered on icon French translation added Thanks for the feedback. Also, I just...

Vista calculator gadget updated

A few months ago I wrote a quick little Vista gadget called “Calculator” mostly to teach myself how to write Vista gadgets. They’re really simple to write if you know a bit of HTML and...

Desk Drive 1.5 Released

Desk Drive 1.5 adds a new feature many of you have asked for – Remembered icon positions. Plug-in your USB Stick, move the shortcut that appears to a new location on your desktop and Desk...

Friday Links #13

Track Your Twitter Popularity With TwitterCounter - Twitter equivalent of Feed Burner, automatically generating a counter for your site and giving you access to some fairly reasonable statistical data. Screen2: Share Your Browser View -...

Changing drive icons in Windows Explorer

A few of you have emailed asking if it is possible to change the icon that Desk Drive puts on the desktop. Well, the answer is yes with qualifications. There is no option in Desk...
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