Tag Archives: Vista

Replace Notepad with Notepad2, Vista

One of my previous posts was about the text editor Notepad2. Which as I mentioned before is a lightweight editor which also has syntax highlighting. Now I recently noticed a forum post on MSFN, on how to replace Notepad with Notepad2, so without further ado, here is the code: takeown /f %Systemroot%\notepad.exe takeown /f %Systemroot%\System32\notepad.exe… Read More

History repeats itself

Well it seems like everyone touted Vista as “the bad OS”, especially when SP1 came out, causing reboot loops. A lot of people seemed to steer clear of SP1, saying that XP was a lot better. Now, the question is, everyone that put dirt on Vista SP1 for the endless reboot loop, and sticking with… Read More

Notepad2 editor

I generally do all my HTML/PHP/CSS editing in Notepad, and one fallback with the Notepad that comes with windows is syntax highlighting. I found this neat little program called Notepad2, which is lightweight, doesn’t require any installation, and doesn’t change anything in the registry which is a bonus! The installation file weighs in at 247KB,… Read More

Certified Vista advisor

I received my package in the mail today from Microsoft, containing a “Windows Vista Advisor” shirt and certificate. I obtained it from doing the Vista Fact or Fiction awhile ago. As far as I know it is still valid, but you only receive the certificate now instead of the shirt.

New Laptop

Well I have decided not to get the dell anymore, since they can’t provide a tax invoice until I receive the goods. So Rachelle and I went looking around on Wednesday for a new laptop, and ended up going to Joyce Mayne to see a friend, Josh. After waiting quite awhile since he was serving… Read More