A couple of days ago, I saw this notification for the first time. I think it was the first time. I really believed I’d fkktt something up, what with all I’ve been up to lately.
Has anyone here had problems with “event trace log” files being created, causing .etl cruft to build up, and performance taking a hit on Windows?
I was watching this thread.
People using Windows 7 and 10 may know that ALT-P will turn
on/off the preview pane for whatever folder you’re in. I made an
Autohotkey script that does the same thing for the Windows navigation
pane, so that ALT-N turns *that* on and off.
#IfWinactive ahk_class CabinetWClass ;…
is good for those of us who get sick of our logon backgrounds in a hurry, and want some other pointless yet meaningful pictures in their place.
This is the dumbest damndest little problem that ever kept coming up, until I followed these particular instructions at stackoverflow.
Other solutions offered there, and around the net at large, didn’t work for me, not for long. This one *did*.
“ ... This option isn’t available in Windows 7 (another MS ‘improvement’ !)…
Here’s a nice tweak. You can get to Window 7's advanced color settings straightaway from a context menu option at the Desktop. It involves the Registry but it’s painless to do, and to undo. And as per tradition, you are given options for both.
I was googling for a way to have Win7 quickly show me exactly which pic was the current wallpaper on the Desktop. I found this batch file at Stack Exchange.
If you're running Windows, chances are that you've pressed CTRL + ALT + DELETE at some point to find out what process was responsible for bringing your computer to a crawl. Maybe it was Microsoft Outlook, possibly Microsoft Security Essentials or AVG, Google Desktop, or any of the HP bloat-ware that comes…