Tag: windows

  • iTunes Match and Apple Music Breaks Play Count Edit

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    In 2010 I wrote a script for Windows’ iTunes users called Adjust Play Count. I though some people may be interested in it. It is the most popular post on my blog and it’s had more than 400 comments (although I’ve lost a lot of them in server moves). There’s a bug on Apple’s side […]

  • Update Play Count in iTunes for Windows

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    Last updated on March 1st, 2022 at 09:35 am I lost the playcount in iTunes for Windows for some of my tracks. Tonight I wanted to fix that without editing the Library.xml file – that’s too extreme. I envy Mac owners as they have wonderful Applescript collections to manage iTunes. I found the awesome Liquid […]

  • Vista LPR printing

    Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:12 pm Thanks to the Delphi Geek’s post When Vista Doesn’t Print I finally got Vista to print to my multiport print server a D-Link DP 300U. Earlier versions of Windows worked by just adding a local port. Windows Vista allows you to do it just like always, […]

  • Vista Home Basic is not good

    Last updated on July 6th, 2015 at 03:13 pm I’m using a new budget laptop at the moment. It’s a Compaq c700 (actually a c763TU) that will eventually go to my kids, so I thought I’d checkout what Vista Home Basic is like. On a laptop it makes no sense! Laptops move from location to […]

  • What happens if one uses a Mac to read a ppt made on Windows?

    Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 01:17 am Zak Greant?s Blog answers this question in a way that made me laugh out loud. Powerpoint files are easily handled on a Mac: iWork 08 will import it, there is a 30 day trial available. NeoOffice (the native Mac OS X port of OpenOffice.Org) will open […]

  • Windows Users Guide to Your New Mac

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    Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 01:11 am A number of friends and many acquaintances have moved to Macs and turned their backs on Windows. I moved full time to a Mac a year ago. Here?s part 1 of my occasional series Your New Mac: a Guide for Windows Users Things to do with […]

  • PDF files left by Firefox on Mac OS X Desktop

    Mac Desktop PDF files left by Firefox

    Last updated on September 4th, 2015 at 08:34 pm How To Auto-Delete Temporary Files abandoned by Mozilla apps on your Mac OS X Desktop. Firefox on Mac OS X does not clean up temporary files in the same way as the Windows version. When you right-click a PDF file and view it (instead of save) […]

  • Mac OS X Keyboard navigation

    Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 pm For those switching from Windows to a Mac go and read the excellent HOWTO Switch To The Mac article from Tao of Mac If you?re keyboard-oriented, go into System Preferences | Keyboard and Mouse | Keyboard Preferences and Turn on full keyboard access. Now you can […]