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Stopping Software Center from restarting your computer

IT-departments may require you to restart your computer to complete updates they have pushed out. This is at best annoying, at worst it can ruin your work if you for example have a long running process in progress. (My personal … Continue reading

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Think twice before uploading assets to Sharepoint Online

Here’s a heads up if you are uploading assets such as CSS files to SharePoint Online. In a solution I’m working on we have an “Alternate CSS” file that we upload to the master page gallery. It contains the following … Continue reading

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16 years with Flash Renamer – A development retrospective

Of all the applications, web services and games I have made or been part of, Flash Renamer is my darling. In case you don’t know, Flash Renamer is a Windows utility for batch renaming files and folders. It’s my own … Continue reading

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Opening CSV files in Excel

CSV (Comma Separated Values) is a useful file format for tabular data that I often use. But every time I want to load a CSV file into Excel it does not seem to recognize the files. Usually it just loads … Continue reading

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Where is Microsoft heading with Windows 8?

Having tested Windows 8 for a while raised some questions in my mind about Microsoft’s strategy for the future. It’s fairly obvious that the focus in Windows 8 has been on making an OS for touch screen devices. And only … Continue reading

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First impressions of Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Having played with Windows 8 Consumer Preview in VirtualBox for a few hours, I wanted to write down some thoughts on my experience. I’m assuming that anyone reading this text is reasonably up-to-date on what’s new in Win8. Metro & … Continue reading

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