I quite regularly want to search a folder of code for a specific use of a function or feature. In Windows 7 search this functionality to search file contents is not often possible by default. There is a simple way to enable this however...
For anyone who's tried to setup VPN it is without a doubt a "black art". The information given by most sites on the net is incomplete, incorrect and sometimes just plain stupid. We setup VPN a while back at work with PPTP and after an initial learning curve managed it relatively easily. We quickly learnt that PPTP is not a very secure method to use and started to setup a L2TP/IPSec connection, this is where the fun really started!
Use Dropbox Dropbox to get free cloud space to store important files, documents, photos, etc and be confident that they are automatically backed up on both your computer and securely on the internet. Install Dropbox on multiple PC's and have the files automatically sync'd between the two.
I use Dropbox to automatically sync my documents between my two computers. This works seamlessly and no sooner have I saved a document on one computer is it ready and updated on the other. Dropbox works faultlessly in all tests I have put it through, simply Excellent.
If you need to boot of a usb drive in order to install an operating system then follow these steps on a Windows machine in order to make the drive bootable.
DISKPART> list disk
Disk ### Status Size Free Dyn Gpt
-------- ------------- ------- ------- --- ---
Disk 0 Online 149 GB 0 B
Disk 1 Online 3834 MB 0 B
Vista recently kept refusing to allow me to login to my NAS share because it was already connected with another user/session. I resolved this by forcing the connection to be disconnected.
From the command prompt enter: