Month: January 2010

PowerShell: Remote Access Without Admin Privileges

In PowerShell v.2, remote access is available only to users who hold local administrator privileges. So, even if you do have appropriate remote access to a machine, , you cannot remotely access the system if you are not an Admin. This is not a technical limitation, though, just a safe default….



Google Chrome updated for Windows, bookmark sync and extensions added

Today Google has released a stable version of Google Chrome for Windows with bookmark sync and extensions.  Google Chrome will now allow you to add extensions to your browser to make accessing news sites, activities, and many more things in a single click. Google Chrome extensions have a one click installation directly in your browser…




Run Windows 3.1 in your browser

As seen on CrunchGear, Michael Vincent has made an awesome website for those who want to kick it oldschool. Whether you’re old enough to remember using it, or too young to know what it is, Windows 3.1 was, undeniably, the turning point for Microsoft’s Windows OS. While it didn’t offer much in terms of new…



Windows 7: Show all control panel tasks aka god mode shell:::{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

Using the Control Panel, you can change settings for Windows. These settings control almost everything on display and functionality of Windows and they allow you to set up Windows to suit your requirements. The Panel, in my opinion, should be used only if there is a need, as a user and an awareness of the…