Reorder Firefox containers

Posted by Chris Straw on June 4, 2020 in Windows |

Tweet When Firefox introduced the ability to sync containers, the order was different on every PC. To change the order, all you need to do is reorder the containers.json file located in the Users -> Roaming -> Mozilla -> Firefox -> Profiles -> (Look for the directory containing your containers.json) C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{find-directory-with-file)\containers.json MAKE A BACKUP BEFORE […]



Remove OneDrive Context Menu in Windows 10

Posted by Chris Straw on May 3, 2020 in Windows |

Tweet The OneDrive on the Context menu is annoying, and Microsoft provides now way to remove it. To remove it, you can add the context block to the registry. The CLSID {CB3D0F55-BC2C-4C1A-85ED-23ED75B5106B} represents the shell extension that implements the OneDrive commands.



Beyond Compare Folder Filter

Posted by Chris Straw on April 24, 2020 in Windows |

Tweet I’ve used Beyond Compare for years.  I love the product.    https://www.scootersoftware.com/   When I’m comparing folders, many times I need to exclude certain folders from the compare.  Below is what I put into the Filters to exclude build folders -*.suo;-*.dbmdl;-*.user;-bin\;-obj\;-TestResults\;-debug\;-release\;-.vs\


Install .Net windows services without using installutil.exe

Posted by Chris Straw on November 2, 2013 in c#, vb.net, Windows Service |

Tweet When writing a windows service using c# (or vb.net), you can install the service locally using?installutil.exe. ?You can simply just install the service by using a few lines of c# code within your program’s startup. ?By doing this, you will not be able to use?Client Profile of the framework. By changing the Program.cs (main […]

Tags: , , ,


How to list and kill running processes via the command line

Posted by Chris Straw on October 25, 2011 in Windows |

Tweet C:\>tasklist Image Name PID Session Name Session# Mem Usage ========================= ======== ================ =========== ============ System Idle Process 0 Services 0 24 K System 4 Services 0 300 K smss.exe 228 Services 0 1,248 K csrss.exe 312 Services 0 4,436 K csrss.exe 352 Console 1 3,880 K wininit.exe 360 Services 0 4,312 K winlogon.exe 400 […]

Copyright © 2011-2020 Chris Straw All rights reserved.
This site is using the Desk Mess Mirrored theme, v2.5, from BuyNowShop.com.