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Jun
5
awarded  Famous Question
Jun
1
comment 'This program is normally started by Windows' while running uninstaller for Python extensions?
thank you for this command line! I've been testing a python distutils created installer and have gotten very tired of having to click through 'add or remove programs' for uninstalling every 10 minutes. The other popular command line on the net for uninstalling, wmic product where name="%myproductname%" call uninstall, is waaay too slow. :)
May
31
comment Gmail as default Windows mail program (not same as `mailto:`)
this doesn't work, it's the same mailto method that doesn't use Simple MAPI described in the question.
May
30
awarded  Necromancer
May
28
awarded  Necromancer
May
28
comment How to make SUBST mapping persistent across reboots?
if you use \\localhost\c$\path\to\thing it is portable across machines (or upgrades that change the computer name). A drawback of using a mapped drive on Win7+ is that different security policies apply to network drives than local, and some programs will just refuse to run off a mapped drive.
May
22
answered Is there any command line tool that can be used to edit environment variables in Windows?
May
22
comment Is there any command line tool that can be used to edit environment variables in Windows?
+1 for a command line way of getting to the GUI edit widget, because that's certainly more straight forward than the click path, even though the answer is off-topic because Q is about editing PATH from command line.
May
22
comment Open SQLite db in Microsoft Access?
@Forethinker, yes, though the details are lost in time and I've not used the connection for quite awhile. It was through reading and testing the linke above though.
May
22
comment Windows 7 Explorer: how to show total size of all files in current folder?
that opens a pane at the bottom, but the pane doesn't show file sizes unless one selects 15 or fewer. At least that's what happens for me: i.imgur.com/xE30wKO.png
May
13
answered Different space quotas for different Windows users
May
13
comment Different space quotas for different Windows users
@Uninspired, thanks. I did search before posting but did not turn up that information; guess I used sub-optimal phrases.
May
13
asked Different space quotas for different Windows users
May
4
comment How can I equate the same user on different Windows 7 machines within a home group?
the only way I found to do this was to turn off homegroup sharing, leave the homegroup, and use advanced sharing properties (see here ), and then create the same accounts on all the machines with the same passwords.
May
4
accepted Win7 “net use” by ip address works, while computer name doesn't
May
4
answered Win7 “net use” by ip address works, while computer name doesn't
May
1
revised Force CMD.EXE to run as admin
code formatting
May
1
suggested suggested edit on Force CMD.EXE to run as admin
Apr
30
awarded  Organizer
Apr
30
revised 320 gb drive seen as 60 gb drive in My Computer
doesn't need to be windows version or computer manufacturer specific