Tag: Windows 7

SMSUG.ca Forums

I have decided that the forums on www.SMSUG.ca are not being used and due to some SPAMMER populating the membership list, I have closed them down. This is a good thing as it means I will arrange for the site to be convert to a blog only site. With the new site will come a […]

Tip of The Day – Desktop Icons

  Back at TechDays Ottawa I was using my laptop to give a presentation on Hyper-v live migration. Anyways Rick walked into the room as I was just about to “clean” my desktop of folders and icons as I always do before a presentation. Rick said “Let me show you this cool feature of Windows […]

2010 myITforum Donation

With the start of a new year, it is that time again to support the System Management Community, with that in mind I have made my yearly donation of $250 USD to MyITForum (MIF). Why do I do it? Well as a past User Group leader for www.OWSUG.ca, I know how much it cost to […]

Windows Messenger and Window 7

So are you like me and don’t understand why MSN has to sit task bar taking up real estate? Well here is the answer to fix this big annoyance! First browse to Messenger directory 32bit: C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger 64bit: C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger Find msnmsgr.exe, right click and click Properties Select the Compatibility tab Select […]

Windows 7 first impressions

The upgrade from Vista is slow slow slow! I’m not impressed that VMRCPlus can’t be run on Windows 7. I almost want to return to Vista just because of this one Program alone! However I have a note into the author at MS to see if/when there will be an update to VMRCPlus. I will […]