2thousand8

March 21, 2009

Week numbers for Google Calendar

Filed under: Internet — Tags: , , — 2thousand8 @ 11:07 am

Add this calendar to get week numbers in your own Google calendar.

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February 4, 2009

Disable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security

Filed under: Windows — Tags: , — 2thousand8 @ 2:58 pm

Windows Server 2003

Windows Components -> Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

Windows Server 2008

Server Manager -> Configure IE ESC

See here for more details.

December 13, 2008

Change XP power configuration as non-admin

Filed under: Windows — Tags: — 2thousand8 @ 10:56 am

Since normal users (or non-admins) are “less powerful” compared to admins, they cannot change the XP power configuration.

You can assign “Create value”, “Create Subkey” and “Delete” rights to the following registry key for the users on your computer:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Controls Folder\PowerCfg

Then normal users are able to adjust the power configuration as well.

Admin vs Non-Admin

Fix JPG file timestamp from eXIF metadata

Filed under: Photography — Tags: — 2thousand8 @ 10:31 am

If your JPG file timestamps got screwed up you can recreate them from the JPG EXIF metadata:

c:\folder_with_jpgs\exiv2.exe -T mv *.jpg

November 19, 2008

“What to do in an emergency”

Filed under: Fun — Tags: — 2thousand8 @ 3:10 pm

Found this funny one http://www.safenow.org/ in the Paint.NET blog. They should provide the option to add your own comments to the drawings also.

Sample from http://www.safenow.org/

Smoke

If the weather is overcast with dark skies, look for worms in the grass.

October 24, 2008

Download pictures from flickr with Flickr Downloader

Filed under: For free, Software — Tags: — 2thousand8 @ 8:23 pm

Ever wanted to batch download pictures from flickr? The Flickr Downloader works quite well.

It helps filling your hard disk faster:

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October 22, 2008

New free books from O’Reilly

Filed under: For free — Tags: — 2thousand8 @ 6:05 pm

There are 2 new free books from O’Reilly. Unfortunately they are in German. But they also offer free English OpenBooks here.

Do you remember the physical experience of a real book?

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