Archive for the ‘Windows Vista Customization’ Category


Hide Files in an Invisible Folder in Windows [How To]

Posted by Rich On June - 9 - 2010

Windows Forums member, Batupata, well known for his many Windows tweaking programs, offers the following tip over in the forums, which helps you make an invisible folder.

Note: This folder will still be viewable (albeit without a name) in Windows Explorer’s tree view.

Hide Files in an Invisible Folder in Windows

Move Windows Between Monitors with MonitorSwitch

Posted by Thomas On May - 7 - 2010

Do you have a multiple monitor setup ? I do – and I love it. I can’t begin to imagine how I ever managed without it.
As you know, moving windows between the monitors can be a tedious task, if you always drag them back and forth.

Now I’ve come across a freeware tool, that allow you to move windows between monitors with a single click.

It’s called MonitorSwitch and work on all Windows Platforms. And best of all it’s Freeware…

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If you are in need of printing out the content of your folders, more regularly than often – you have probably already got a freeware of sort to help you do that. However, wouldn’t it be great if you could right-click a folder and choose “Print Directory” instead ?

Well, I found out how to do so.

With a small executable batch-file, and a little registry tweak you can create a Context-Menu that, will print the content of any folder. Simply Right Click the folder name, Choose: Print Directory and: Voila.

To all you freeware developers out there… I’m so Sorry …

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In a Previous post we showed you how to add CopyTo and MoveTo functions to the Context Menu (Read it Here).

One of our readers asked:
Where would one find the values associated with different functions?
What other kinds of functions could be added in this manner?

Well, Alan – I think I’ve just come up with an answer.

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Acer Gridvista Enables Aero Snap Features

Posted by Thomas On February - 28 - 2010

If you are still using Windows XP or still haven’t moved up from the Windows-we-all-love-to-hate: Vista , and you are just a little, a tad, envious of the Aero Snap Function in Windows 7 … Or…

If you have Windows 7 and would like to enhance the way Aero Snap works , then This is the freeware for you: Acer Gridvista.

Read on for download link.

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Stream TV to Windows Media Center with TunerFree MCE

Posted by Rich On February - 24 - 2010
Windows Guides’ Rating Compatible with
1 Star1 Star1 Star1 Star1 Star 3.5 out of 5 Windows 7Windows Vista
PROS: Streaming TV, for free, to your media center with little thought on your part — magical. CONS: This program is still relatively new and, partly due to availability, does not have a huge host of choice for TV shows. Not compatible with XP Media Center. VERDICT: This software has great potential and, I’m sure, as it continues to improve, it will become a key and in for Windows Media Center. PRICE: Free VERSION REVIEWED: 3.4.1 DOWNLOAD: TunerFree MCE

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