Bring back Windows start menu with Classic Shell

Update, 06/04/2012: Classic Shell is still working on Windows 8 Release Preview, build 8400. I have already posted an entry about third party applications that reproduce the missing Start button in Windows 8, but neither of the two was enough to be the real thing (see my previous post here). So here comes another Start ... Read more

Install SpeedDial Screen For Firefox

Apart from the usual Bookmarks and Bookmarks Toolbar, the SpeedDial screen introduced a great visual option for quick access to your most commonly used websites. It currently is the main new-window-replacement on the Opera browser and can be downloaded as an add-on for Firefox. It can be downloaded on the Mozilla Firefox add-on page here: ... Read more

Monitor Processes With Windows PowerShell

Maybe you have already come across applications that require you to rearrange things on your desktop for optimal visibility or which you only use in combination with other programs or items - an automated startup or rearrangement would come handy in those situation. The following little PowerShell script allows just this - automatical actions on ... Read more

Save Time On Windows Start-up

To boot your Windows machine faster, it is possible to disable the graphical user interface used during system start-up (the Windows logo loading screen). To accomplish that, hit Windows key + R on your desktop to call a Run prompt and enter msconfig. On the appearing window, go to the Boot tab and activate the ... Read more