Posts Tagged ‘Windows’

Windows 7 Custom Shortcut Keys

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

I recently tried to set up customized short cuts within windows 7 and found that after right clicking on a given short cut, and going to properties and then entering the desired short cut key in that field, the key did not work to start the short cut.

Read on for the solution…

Configuring LibSVM to Work with Matlab in Windows x64

Friday, January 14th, 2011

I wanted to explore toying with the libsvm Support Vector Machine library via Matlab in Windows x64.  I ran into several road blocks and figured I would share with the rest of our viewers at home how I overcame them.


Reclaiming your quick launch for Windows 7

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

I wanted to make a quick blog post about an article I came across for getting “quick launch” for Windows 7 :

Unlike previous windows versions, Windows 7 does not come with a “quick launch” menu by default.  Instead, you have to create a tool bar menu to emulate it.  The above links you to a forum post that helps you create a quick launch for windows 7.

Why they did away with one of my favorite features in windows is absolutely beyond me.  Like hell I want to use your start menu…

Setting up Vista VPN Connection

Friday, October 10th, 2008

One of my biggest complaints with Windows Vista has been trying to setup a working VPN connection to remotely connect to UCF.  The VPN would grant me a local IP address and would make my home computer appear as though it existed behind UCF’s external firewall as though it were locally connected somewhere on campus.  This (perfectly legal) then gives me remote access to my lab computer and access to shared virtual resources on campus.  I recently found a website which helped me figure out how to setup that working VPN connection to UCF.