Posts Tagged ‘windows’

ScribeFire’s Arrow Keys Don’t Work

This post is composed within ScribeFire, the blogging extension thing for Frirefox (et al). And I can’t edit posts easily because using the arrow keys causes a blank javascript:; to fire. Bloody useless. Searching for solutions gets a lot of complaints (eg this chap), but not much at the root of the matter. A workaround […]

Unzip Multiple Archives (Optionally With Password Protection) Using PowerShell on Windows

Short version: You need 7-zip to go with it if you want to do the password protection bit Most of the shell posts here are to do with Linux, and particularly bash, but today I’d like to share a useful Powershell nugget. By the way, to get a powershell, open up a command prompt (Win […]

Black Screen (KSOD) Vista Solutions

Before I get started, some resources: Technet discussion LogBlog KSOD fix (RPCSS) Microsoft KB article on KSOD / black screen I’m looking at a friend’s laptop for him. It boots, gets past the progress bar, but before login or a desktop, the screen goes black with a cursor present which can be moved. There are […]