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Feb
5
comment Why does Windows still have the BSOD on Ctrl+Scroll+Scroll “feature”?
This has use for users (well, programmers).
Feb
5
comment Why does Windows still have the BSOD on Ctrl+Scroll+Scroll “feature”?
spoulson, obviously you are not a programmer, or at least not a low-level debugger.
Feb
5
comment Why does Windows still have the BSOD on Ctrl+Scroll+Scroll “feature”?
No, it was kept because it is an invaluable diagnostic function.
Dec
17
comment Can Chrome browser history be exported to an HTML file?
The reviews indicate that it is nag-ware and that the dates are off (you need to account for time-zone differences).
Nov
28
comment Is there a way to make AutoHotKey select text?
Why not just send Ctrl+A, Del? Because the question was about Windows XP and XP edit controls did not support Ctrl+A.
Nov
25
comment How to keep program always in memory (no swapping)
For what it’s worth, I for one understand exactly what you mean Yossarian. Obviously the other people either have not experienced it, or have not noticed it. I too would love to find a way to prevent a program (a specific instance of cmd.exe in my case) from being swapped so that I can switch to it instantly, even when the system is bogged down with swapping and CPU load. Unfortunately, I can’t imagine such a mechanism would exist since it could easily be abused by malware. :-(
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Most of the answers below are useless and do not address the question that had been asked. The problem that the OP clearly explained was that Windows Vista+ do not search the contents of certain file types (read file extensions). As they clearly said, some work while others do not. For example, it will find .txt file that contain a word, but not .cpp, .cfg, .php, or even .ini files even though they are all plain-text (and .ini files are even standard to Windows!) This problem still exists and the simplest solution seems to be this answer.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
This seems to do the trick in Windows 7. Unfortunately you have to create a file association for each and every damn file extension you want to search inside, but it at least it works and doesn’t require modifying the admin-level registry.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
I don’t use the indexer, so this does NOT fix anything.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Not practical at all.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Not practical at all.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Not practical at all.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Like the OP clearly explained, this does NOT work for certain file types.◔_◔
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
And what if I don’t use the indexer, then what?
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
@JeffRoe, I cannot get Windows to search inside .sql files. Did you actually get the expected results? I can’t help but notice that you cropped the screenshot just above the search results…
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Yes, the types are the problem, so this answer would have been better if it hadn’t ended just before mentioning the fix.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Not practical at all.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Not using the indexer, so this does not fix the problem.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
Not practical at all.
Nov
17
comment How to search inside files on Windows 7?
The field is irrelevant, both content: and contents: work, but only on certain file types like .txt and .html. The problem is that it does NOT work for other types of plain-text files like .cpp, .php, .cfg, or for that matter, even .ini which is type that comes with Windows.