Disable Windows 7 Minimize All Windows On Shake "Feature"

June 9th, 2015
  • Press Windows Key + R to open the Run dialog.
  • Type "regedit" (without the quotes,) and press OK.
  • Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows
  • If Windows folder already contains an Explorer folder, click on it. Otherwise, right-click on the Windows folder. Under New, click "Key". Type "Explorer", and press Enter. Then click on the newly created Exporer folder.
  • In the right pane, right-click in the white space. Under New, click "DWORD (32-bit) Value".
  • Enter "NoWindowMinimizingShortcuts" as the name, and press Enter.
  • Double click on the newly created "NoWindowMinimizingShortcuts" entry.
  • Set Value data to "1", and press OK.
  • And you're done! You may need to log out and back in or reboot for the changes to take affect.

Fixing SQL Server's "Prevent saving changes that require table re-creation" error

May 18th, 2015

If you are modifying the schema of a table and receive the following error when attempting to save those changes, this work-around is for you:

"Saving changes is not permitted. The changes you have made require the following tables to be dropped and re-created. You have either made changes to a table that can't be re-created or enabled the option Prevent saving changes that require the table to be re-created."

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Full List of 1% Tolerance Resistor Values

March 21st, 2015
Because I'm always looking for a complete list of resistor values above 1ohm, here is an extensive list I calculated including links to eBay searches for each value. This is more for my own reference than anyone else's, but thought it may be worth sharing. Read the rest of this entry »

Analyzing a Site Infected With Multiple Exploits

March 18th, 2015

I've recently been handling the resolution of infections on several different web sites, and came across a set of infections today which I found quite interesting.

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Installing Python Module Support for NetBeans 8.0+

March 17th, 2015

The Python plugin for Netbeans 8.0+ is available at:

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