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Hey! My name is Alexey Ivanov, or Алексей Иванов.
I live in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Currently I work as a Java programmer. I also have experience in C++, WiX, Windows Installer, Perl, bash, Delphi, Assembler.

If you'd like to know more about me:


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awarded  Caucus
Apr
18
comment Change “Show Desktop” to “Minimize All”
@V0R73X No, gadgets that come with Windows 7 run in sidebar.exe process, but their windows use special Desktop Window Manager (DWM) flags to make them always appear above the desktop. So the vendors of apps you use could those flags too but they don't…
Apr
10
revised How to prevent Windows Explorer from slowly reading file content to create metadata?
Formatted the list as a list rather than a preformatted 'code' block.
Apr
10
suggested suggested edit on How to prevent Windows Explorer from slowly reading file content to create metadata?
Apr
10
comment How to prevent Windows Explorer from slowly reading file content to create metadata?
Indexing Service cannot slow Explorer down, however, it will make disk access slower while it indexes files. On the other hand, Indexing Service is smart enough to concede the resources if user interaction is detected.
Mar
4
revised What key does the symbol “⇧” represent?
Replaced "up arrow" with the symbol printed on Shift key (as requested in comments)
Mar
4
suggested suggested edit on What key does the symbol “⇧” represent?
Jan
20
comment Turning off other monitors on lock screen in Windows 8.1
Windows 7 does not turn the other monitors off when it's locked: the primary monitor displays the lock screen, the other monitors display solid black background. It puts all the monitors to sleep only after the specified timeout in the Power Options.
Jan
19
awarded  windows-8
Jan
18
comment How can I arrange my running terminals or command prompts by “tile” in windows 8?
@hak8or I forgot Shift, now I've edited my answer: Press Shift and then right-click.
Jan
18
revised How can I arrange my running terminals or command prompts by “tile” in windows 8?
Added Shift modifier to right-click
Jan
17
revised Disable auto copying of selected text in NetBeans
Made the distinction between the two selections clearer; fortmatted buttons.
Jan
17
suggested suggested edit on Disable auto copying of selected text in NetBeans
Jan
17
answered How can I arrange my running terminals or command prompts by “tile” in windows 8?
Jan
16
awarded  Altruist
Jan
15
comment Is it possible to disable Firefox top part transparency?
I don't have Tabs on Top option in Firefox 26.
Jan
9
awarded  Investor
Jan
2
comment How bad are bad sectors?
As long as the number of bad sectors doesn't grow… If it grows, then backup your data and replace the hard drive.
Jan
1
comment How to make new windows appear on “main” display in Windows?
Dialog boxes will usually appear on the same monitor where the main window is.
Dec
30
comment Is it possible to disable Firefox top part transparency?
This what I talk about: You launch Firefox while Aero is off, and then turn Aero on. Does Firefox change its rendering to transparent menu bar when Aero becomes enabled?