Author: Kevin

Alt-Tab Replacement

This is another great addition to the PowerToys that Microsoft provides for Free. In case you don’t know what happens when you press Alt-Tab, It gives you a list of all your open applications that you can quickly tab thru. Give it a try. Hold down the Alt key then repeatedly press the Tab key. (See the images after the jump) When you install the Alt-Tab Replacement in addition to seeing the icon of the application window you are switching to, you will also see a preview of the page. This helps particularly when multiple sessions of an application are...

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Stop A Forced Reboot After A Windows Update

If you’re like me and leave your computer all the time and have Windows updates set to auto download and install. I’m sure you saw this message before. “Windows recently downloaded and installed an important security update to help protect your computer. This update required an automatic restart.” Hopefully you saved any important things you were working on, If not your S.O.L. Or if your in front of your computer after an install you get the nag message pop-up window with a countdown that wants to reboot your computer in 15 seconds. Now you can stop that with a quick Registry edit. ( Always backup your Registry before making any changes.) Step 1. Click Start, then Run. Then type regedit and press Enter. Step 2. With the Registry Editor opened, click and expand HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies and finally Microsoft\Windows. Right-click on Windows and select New\Key with your left mouse. Type WindowsUpdate and press Enter. This will create a new folder. Now right-click on that folder and create another new key, this one named AU, and press Enter. AU stands for Auto Update. Turn to the right-hand pane, where the entry reads (Default); right-click in the empty space and select New DWORD Value. Enter the string NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers, and press Enter. Now double-click that entry and change the Value Data to a 1, with the Base button of Hexadecimal selected. Click on File...

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UltraPower Zipping LED Pull-to-Charge Flashlight

Here’s a neat little gadget for hurricane season, a flashlight that doesn’t need battery’s just pull the cord a few times and you get light, it will also charge your cell phone. Check it out Here $30.00 (From their site)You will never need to purchase another flashlight or batteries again. This amazingly brilliant and powerful LED flashlight provides you with enough light for just about any emergency situation when fully charged. Two quick pulls on the line at the bottom of the unit, and you have light for minutes on end. This isn’t like the clumsy shake lights or others where you have to sit there and wind the unit again and again. Pull twice and you have a powerful flashlight for minutes and minutes. Unlike the crank lights, the zipping action of the Ultra Power Zipping LED Forever Flashlight causes the coils to continue to rotate and generate power after you are finished doing the work. This system generates more power faster than the cranking system. Give yourself peace of mind in emergency situations with the Ultra Power Zipping LED Forever Flashlight.  Check out the video....

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Falling Sand Game

Here’s a website where you can waste hours of your valuable time playing with Sand, Fire, Water, and a few other things. The object of the game……. Having fun wasting time. Check it out. Here. You can click and add lines to block the sand,water,oil and oil and make different designs. if you click the options for say water then click anywhere on the page water will appear, do the same with oil the set it on fire. Be careful its highly addictive. If you like this post then please consider subscribing to our full RSS feed. You can also subscribe by Email and have new posts sent directly to your inbox. Copyright© Kevinscrate.com\blog. All Rights Reserved. Related...

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Joke Of The Week

Sent in by meno32 A man is driving down a deserted stretch of highway when he notices sign out of the corner of his eye. It reads: Sisters of St. Francis House of Prostitution, 10 Miles. He thinks it’s a figment of his imagination and drives on without second thought. Soon he sees another sign, which says: Sisters of St. Francis House of Prostitution, Next Right. His curiosity gets the best of him and he pulls into the drive. On the far side of the parking lot is a stone building with a small sign next to the door reading: Sisters of St. Francis. He climbs the steps and rings the bell. The door is answered by a nun in a long black habit who asks, “What may we do for you, my son?”. He answers, “I saw your signs along the highway, and was interested in possibly doing business.” “Very well, my son. Please follow me.” He does as he is told and another nun in a long habit, holding a tin cup, instructs, “Please place $100 in the cup, then go through the large wooden door at the end of this hallway”. He gets $100 out of his wallet and places it in the second nuns cup. He trots eagerly down the hall and slips through the door, pulling it shut behind him. As the door locks...

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