Tagged: windows7

Mapping Windows Folders to Dropbox

Dropbox is a very useful tool, especially if you use multiple computers. But you can take it one step farther in Windows and actually remap some of the user folders to Dropbox. So let’s...

Windows Auto Logon

On a lot of home computers when you set them up, they are set to auto-login if the userid has no password. While this is convenient, it isn’t necessarily secure, you should use a...

Windows 7: Manage Default Printers

Here is a neat trick that you may or may not know in Windows 7.  If you are like me and are constantly changing from one wireless network to another, wouldn’t it be nice...

Backing Up Data with XCopy

Backing Up Data with XCopy

Looking for a quick and easy way to backup the data on your windows computer to another drive?  Using a simple XCopy command from DOS, we can accomplish this.  So first lets take a...

The Shutdown-Inator

One afternoon I was curious and started playing with DOS commands, specifically looking for a way to automate a computer shutdown in Windows, and what I found was the DOS shutdown command.  Now if...