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Friday Links #15

John Robbins’ Blog : So You Want To Set a Windows Journal Recording Hook on Vista? – How to setup journal hooks in Vista and a reference to a neat unit testing tool. NetMassDownloader –...

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 -...
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