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Windows 7 “Command Prompt Here”

Before Windows 7, I had to muck with the registry to get right-click context in Windows Explorer to open a DOS prompt in the folder I was viewing.  Windows 7 does it for free. Simple hold SHIFT and RIGHT CLICK within Windows Explorer to view the option to open a command prompt in that folder.

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Windows 7 and Optiarc DVDRWBD BC-5600S

Problem: On my Dell Studio 1737 the Optiarc DVDRWBD BC-5600S would not work after I installed Windows 7. The DVD drive would hang on both DVDs and CDs, sometimes for 15 minutes or more, before it released control back to the program and allowed me to exit the application. Solution Control Panel –> System and […]

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