Missing/Invisible Cursor in Steam Games

If you find that after a certain game or update etc that your cursor suddenly becomes invisible in certain game menus after launching from Steam, and restarting doesn't help: Go to Control Panel > Mouse > Pointer Options > uncheck "Display pointer trails" > Apply > OK

Advertisements

NirCmd

NirCmd is a Command line Utility you can call in .Bat & .Vbs files etc to execute a number of highly useful commands with the click of an Icon. Set Up: Scroll to the bottom of their homepage & Download the either the x86 or x64 versions for your 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows … Continue reading NirCmd

Converting Text Files From One Encoding or Operating System to Another

Unicode UTF-8 or UTF-16 to ASCII on various platforms LF = Line Feed CR = Carriage Return (FTP will change formats automatically in ASCII mode, but not in binary mode) To convert a Microsoft Windows file to Linux or a classic Macintosh file you subtract. To convert a Linux or a classic Macintosh file to … Continue reading Converting Text Files From One Encoding or Operating System to Another

How to Assemble & Attach the New Internal Laptop Cable Connectors

The new small black cable connector assemblies are quite difficult to assemble if you havent seen them before, or how to connect them They are very fragile and can seem impossible to put together, especially the wider ones There are 2 types: Wide & Narrow Removal Carefully lift the black piece up 45 degrees, and … Continue reading How to Assemble & Attach the New Internal Laptop Cable Connectors

How to Make the World’s Most Complex & Secure Passwords & Make them Easy to Remember

To make the world's most secure password and make it so its easy to remember, you must follow certain criteria: A strong password must: Contain Lowercase Letters - abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz Contain Uppercase Letters - ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ Contain Numbers - 0123456789 Contain Symbols - !@#$%^&*()-_~`=+|}{[]\:;"'<>?/., Contain Spaces Be 20 characters long or more, 30-50 is better A strong … Continue reading How to Make the World’s Most Complex & Secure Passwords & Make them Easy to Remember

A Complete Guide to 2-Way FTP & LAN File Transfer & Browsing with ES File Explorer Between Phones or Between Phones & Computers

Here's how to properly use ES File Explorer (the free version works great) to get your files moved back and forth from your phone to your device & vice versa.. or how to browse your device from your computer: A Complete Guide to 2-Way FTP & LAN File Transfer & Device Browsing with ES File … Continue reading A Complete Guide to 2-Way FTP & LAN File Transfer & Browsing with ES File Explorer Between Phones or Between Phones & Computers

Disable/ Enable System Devices – Camera, Mic, Network, etc..

For this Tutorial, I'll be demonstrating how to use DevCon to Enable / Disable your Microphone & Webcam and/or Network Adapter and other System Devices by disabling specific Imaging & Sound or other Devices Installed on your system.. It works best if your Microphone is plugged into a separate Audio device than your speakers, such … Continue reading Disable/ Enable System Devices – Camera, Mic, Network, etc..

How to Create your own Custom Icons & .ICO Files

To Make your own Custom Icons:  - You can use a graphics program like GIMP or Photoshop to create your graphic PNG file You can also import an existing Icon for editing, as such: Extract the Icon from the DLL or EXE file first,as described here: http://classicshell.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=302 Then import it to your graphics program and edit … Continue reading How to Create your own Custom Icons & .ICO Files

Icon Harvesting from your Computer, for Menu Customization

Most of the Common System Icons are found in the following 2 .DLL files: C:\Windows\System32\imageres.dll C:\Windows\System32\shell32.dll Here's how to get all of the Icons from your computer into one folder, to help you in customizing Classic Shell & Classic Explorer: Download Resources Extract, from Nirsoft here: Resources Extract Run the File Where it says "Filename/Wildcard" put … Continue reading Icon Harvesting from your Computer, for Menu Customization

Set a Walk/Stretch Reminder for Your Health; an Auto/Delayed Shutdown of Windows, Anytime; & Create Shortcuts for Tasks

Set a Walk/Stretch Reminder for Your Health: Open Start Menu> Administrative tools>Task Scheduler Create Task General Tab: Name it "5 Minute Stretch & Activity Reminder" Trigger Tab>Edit: Method 1 Begin task On a Schedule Daily Start Now Recur every 1 day Repeat task every hour Duration: Indefinitely Enabled Method 2 Begin Task at Long on … Continue reading Set a Walk/Stretch Reminder for Your Health; an Auto/Delayed Shutdown of Windows, Anytime; & Create Shortcuts for Tasks

Start your PC from your Phone and have Files & Programs Waiting for You

Starting from your Phone: There are 2 ways to start your PC from your phone: The first is true Wake-On-Lan (WOL), a safe way, which starts your PC from a completely powered-off state, and only works from your home network, while you're connected to your own Wi-Fi. The second way is unsafe and unsecured, and … Continue reading Start your PC from your Phone and have Files & Programs Waiting for You