Category Archives: Windows 7

Windows 7 – Getting the quick launch back

Post migrated from my old site:

If you are wondering how to get your quick launch back on Windows 7, here is a good explanation:…

Windows 7 – where to find the hosts file?

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Where to find the Windows 7 hosts file?

Answer: C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ or %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\

Thanks to

Minimizing Skype to the system tray on Windows 7

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Learned the trick here:


Excellent tool on many platforms for note taking:

Commands for Windows

This is very useful page:

This gives a huge list of commands for different windows utilities, like the disk management tool (DISKMGMT.MSC). I always forget the command, perhaps you do too.

Ruby for Windows 7


Find the installer for Ruby on Windows here: