Switching Between Applications, Using Vista Flip3D

I like Flip3D, but I rarely use it, as I am accustomed switching between applications by pressing alt-tab. Using mouse to click that ‘switch between Windows’ is too slow. Did you know that you can activate Flip3D by pressing the Win key + tab? Switch the tab around by clicking either Win+Tab or Shift+Win+Tab.

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Photo Editing and Management in Windows Vista

Are you looking for a photo management and photo editing tools? If you are using Windows Vista, Windows Photo Gallery can do those thing. I just recently discovered it, I have to admit that I did not know all the features in Windows Vista <blush>. I was assisting a friend of mine, he wants to…

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Why does my application requires an elevated privilege?

I am writing an internal utility, and it bugged me that my utility requires an elevated privilege. I like the UAC prompt in Windows Vista, if an app tries to do something critical, I would like to know who wants to do it, and why. The why part sometimes are not clear, but it is…

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Using X86 COM interop with ASP.Net application in Windows x64

It has been almost two months since my last post. It has been very busy here.. I got several good notes with one my previous post, about using x86 COM interop in x64 environment. I also had few questions about using x86 COM interop with ASP.Net application in the 64-bit Windows, such as Windows Server…

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New thing in Vista, Copy as Path

I discovered something really nice in Vista. You can press shift and right-click on a file name on the Windows Explorer, a new context sensitive menu item is added to the pop-up menu, ‘Copy as Path’. This is awesome as it will copy the path including the file name to the clipboard. I wish this menu…

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