Recurring Windows 10 Tweaks

once and for all 🙂 Shortcuts for “Pin To Start” %appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu Start Menu right mouse (aka “Win+X” menu) install Win+X Menu Editor my faves: Name Target Win+X Menu Editor C:\Users\beej1\Beej\bin\Win+X Menu Editor v2.7.0.0\WinXEditor.exe Command Prompt C:\Program Files\ConEmu\ConEmu64.exe Windows PowerShell powershell.exe Edit Environment Variables rundll32.exe sysdm.cpl,EditEnvironmentVariables Uninstall Programs appwiz.cpl Windows Features OptionalFeatures.exe Services services.msc Event […]

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Installing Windows in UEFI Mode

Motivation – Booting Windows in UEFI mode offers a couple mild advantages: it’s more compatible with Clover if you’re booting OS X this way already it’s supposedly the fastest boot sequence For motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X99-UD4 Notes / Lessons Learned: Disconnect all other drives than the one installing to existing windows drives get targeted for reusing […]

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What’s this? A pretty decent “Time Machine” built into Win8!?

http://lifehacker.com/5958865/how-to-use-windows-8s-new-file-history-backup-aka-time-machine-for-windows i’ve always considered the Vista/Win7 “previous versions” facility to be pretty similar to Time Machine just lacking Apple’s meticulous care to making it drop dead easy to use. i hadn’t yet noticed the MS boys had taken yet another swipe at simplifying the UI in Win8… i’m assuming there’s still a usability gap that […]

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