Category Archive: Scripting

July 7, 2010

Script generator beta

Last night I wrote a small web-app. I called it “Script Generator” and it’s a simple page with lots of checkboxes. The checkboxes let you chose diferent actions, and then it generates a Windows Shell script for you (*.cmd) based … Continue reading

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July 1, 2010

WordPress, bots & .htaccess

So once again some nasty bots are trying to attack my brothers webpage… Since he uses WordPress, I installed the following wordpress plugins for him. IQ Block country – awesome plugin. Stealth login – hides the login page Cookies for … Continue reading

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June 29, 2010

Save some battery

When using battery i always do two things Turn off all fancy effects Set the power options to power save To save myself from some clicking I use those commands Kill_Aero_and_themes.cmd @echo off net stop “Application Experience” net stop “Desktop … Continue reading

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June 8, 2010

Fresh installation of Win7

I had some problems with the Realtek sound drivers (ALC883) in my Win7, strangely enough, it worked fine in Vista and in the Win7RC that I used to upgrade my vista. Something is rotten in the state of Realtek! But … Continue reading

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May 25, 2010

Kill all

This is destructive but fun. Use Start menu/Run or Windows +R and type taskkill /FI “imagename ne explorer.exe” This will shut down all programs started by your account. That means all programs started by you and some of the programs … Continue reading

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May 25, 2010

Windows search in XP

I like using Windows Search, but I hate it when it takes over the search function in the explorer window, at least in Windows XP. Fortunately, there is a way to remove it (and the annoying dog) from the explorer … Continue reading

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May 21, 2010

Clean up script

As I mentioned in my previous posting. I like to keep my machine clean. Windows has a lot of nice apps for cleaning up and tuning the computer. The commands run in this script are the following System Maintenance (“%windir%\system32\msdt.exe”) … Continue reading

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May 20, 2010

ASP.net hangs

One thing I learned pretty fast when working with ASP.net was how easy it was for the IIS to hang. It was incredibly annoying. So I did a kill-the-whole-crap script and added a link to it on my quicklaunch. It … Continue reading

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