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:
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-7/add-the-quick-launch-bar-to-the…

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Windows 7 – where to find the hosts file?

Post migrated from my old site:

Where to find the Windows 7 hosts file?

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

Thanks to http://www.windowsreference.com/windows-7/edit-hosts-file-in-windows-7-windows-vista/

Minimizing Skype to the system tray on Windows 7

Post migrated from my old site:

Learned the trick here:
http://www.mydigitallife.info/2010/01/23/how-to-minimize-skype-to-windows-7-system-tray-notification-area/

Evernote

Excellent tool on many platforms for note taking:
http://www.evernote.com

Commands for Windows

This is very useful page:
http://en.kioskea.net/faq/403-command-prompts-for-windows

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:
http://rubyinstaller.org/downloads/