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Customize Microsoft Command Prompt Window

Earlier in the Week, a reader asked how I customized the colors in my Microsoft Command Prompt/Shell (also known as CMD.exe) or Window <funny, I’ve been doing this for 15 years, and I don’t know what it’s called lol>.  The process is super easy and hasn’t changed as far back as I can remember so […]

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Easily Transfer, Share or Store Files Online

A few months back I stumbled across a really cool Website @ http://drop.io which makes files sharing, backup, transfers, etc… EASY.  Although I’ve previously used other services like box.net or Live SkyDrive, drop.io, in my opinion, sets itself apart from the competitors even though the FREE version of the site only offers 100 megs. UPDATE […]

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Fix for Slow WordPress Admin Pages

A few days ago something very odd started to happen on all my WordPress sites.  The site itself was lightning fast (as normal) however all the admin pages were taking over 30 seconds to display as shown below: The first thing I did was take a look at the SQL side and discovered the WordPress’s […]

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How-To Disable the Windows Recycle Bin

Although the Recycle Bin can be useful from time to time to recover a file deleted by accident, I personally hate clutter. When I delete something, I want it removed. Additionally, this quick tip also helps free up hard drive space/system resources, thus increasing performance. (more…)

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