How to Selectively Hide Tray Icons

I’ve had a number of requests to add a feature to Desk Drive that hides the tray icon. Turns out, you already have the ability to do this from the task bar. Here’s how. Right-click...

The Tooth Fairy Note

My daughter left this note for the tooth fairy the other night. Dear Tooth Fairy, I’ve been very good. Could you please leave me two dollars instead of one? Please. Your very best friend, Rachel...

Desk Drive Memory Reduced?

I’m not sure why but Version 1.1 of Desk Drive uses 5 MB as compared to 18 MB for Version 1.0. Maybe it’s the new compiler in Visual Studio 2008? The code hardly changed between...

Desk Drive Version 1.1 Released

There were a couple of positive articles on some popular web sites about Desk Drive posted last week. As a result, I’ve received a ton of email requesting features, fixes, etc. Version 1.1 adds one...

Business Opportunity

Quick question: If the money was right and it didn’t interfere with your current schedule, would you be interested in a business opportunity? Email me at mike@blueonionsoftware.com for details.

Friday Links #2

Elevator Quickly Disables UAC for Specific Programs - You can disable the UAC for specific applications using the registry or you can use this handy-dandy alternative which is much easier. Installation is fussy so read...

Nice Review of FreeSnap

The folks over at Freewaregenius did a nice review of my FreeSnap program. … this is one situation where the adage “less is more” holds true and I prefer FreeSnap. A nice program overall. Gosh,...

Folder View Adds Recently Used Folders to Windows Explorer

Ever navigate to a folder deep in the hierarchy and then close Windows Explorer only to realize you forgot to do something and need to go back? I do it all the time and it...

Friday Links

Links I found interesting this week. Understanding IIS7 Request Restrictions on Windows Vista - Just how many concurrent requests does IIS7 allow? Wicked Code: Silverlight Page Turning Made Simple - Great introduction to the world...

Friday Links #1

I’m moving like cold molasses this morning with this head cold. Still, the blog must go on. Here’s some stuff I found interesting this week when I didn’t have a head cold. Programmers Don’t Read...
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