By default on a Windows XP pressing the Shift Key 5 times in a row turns on StickyKeys and brings up the warning dialog. In normal operation this doesn’t happen very often, but if you’re bashing someone with your rifle in Call of Duty it can pull you out of the game to show this dialog.
A short puzzler here- I had a group policy script mapping a (DFS) network drive at user login. It had always worked fine on XP, but the same users logging in to a Windows 7 PC didn’t get the drive mapped.
A couple of useful network commands in Visual BASIC .NET (2005). These are the equivalents of doing ping and nslookup from the command prompt. The variable sIPAddress in these examples is a string containing the IP to test, i.e. "127.0.0.1"
The Print Screen key, usually located above the number pad to the right of the keyboard, is an invaluable tool when working with images in Windows. Pressing it will copy a picture of the entire screen to the Windows clipboard,
Users of Facebook may have noticed that they’re missing some updates from their friends on their homepage (News Feed). This is a feature designed to show you only the most relevant info- posts from the users and applications you have interacted with most recently. If you want to change it so that all updates are …