Category: Windows Vista

Delete locked files in Windows

If you can’t delete a file in windows because it is locked this tool can help you unlock it: Unlocker. Link

Symbolic links in Windows

To make a symbolic link in Windows 7 use the “mklink” command. Creates a symbolic link. MKLINK [[/D] | [/H] | [/J]] Link Target         /D      Creates a directory symbolic link.  Default is a file symbolic link.


DebugView is an application to monitor debug output. From Microsoft TechNet: DebugView is an application that lets you monitor debug output on your local system, or any computer on the network that you can reach via TCP/IP. It is capable

Enable Japanese characters in Windows and Eclipse

To enable the Japanese characters (Shift-JIS) the operation system needs to install the fonts. This is how to do it in Windows Xp: Install the fonts. This is done in the Regional Options under languages Select the Install files for

Command line interface for W-lan in Windows xp, vista, 7

Windows has a command line interface for the wireless profiles, here are a few commands which can be usefulle: netsh wlan show profiles (show all profiles) netsh wlan export profile name=”NetworknetForFree” folder=C:\ If the profile name is left out all

Windows Vista VPN connection no longer working after month of use without problems

Windows Vista has again shown a funny feature. It can turn of the components which makes VPN connections work without giving you any valid description other than VPN connection problems. So if you have a VPN connection on your vista

Windows xp black theme like Windows Vista

Here is a Theme for Windows Xp in black that looks like Windows vista. Royale (429.68 kb) Just place the folder in: C:\Windows\Resources\Themes\ and klick the style file.

Open Network Connections dialog without going through the slow Network and Sharing Center

It is possible to make a shortcut to directly open the network connection dialog. Just link to this file: explorer.exe ::{7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E}   You can save it as an shortcut since its a little difficult to remember the GUID. See how

Windows Vista VPN – The connection requires an active Internet connection

I use a Microsoft VPN connection to make connections to my school and home. But I discovered some problems, when I need the connection I can not use it because it says: The connection requires an active Internet connection But

Virtual PC SP1 Networking problems (address "00:00:00:00:00:00" failed to initialize)

There have been a number of people reporting that when they start a virtual machine – they get the following error: The network adapter with address “00:00:00:00:00:00” of virtual machine “….” failed to initialize because the address is a null