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1. Classic Shell Can Fix A Windows 10 Start Menu Problem

This article describes a free utility you can download that will format your Windows Start menu to give it a pre-Windows 8 look.

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2. Control Structures, and Recursion

Control Flow in a Computer Program: Sequential, Conditional, Iteration.  Also has an introduction to Recursion.

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3. Defensive Programming

Defensive programming practice.

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4. Eusing Free Registry Cleaner Removes Unnecessary Entries From Your Windows Registry

This article describes a Windows system registry cleaner that does a good job and is free for you to download.

 

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5. A Six Point Checklist To Help Your PC Run Better

This article discusses some tips for maintaining your PC so it will run more efficiently.

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6. Easy Steps For Replacing A Damaged Laptop Computer Screen

This article describes steps for replacing a damaged lcd display in a PC laptop computer.

 

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7. The FileHippo Website Offers A Wide Selection Of Freeware

The FileHippo website offers a wide selection of software you may download for free.

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9. No Audio Device? No Problem!

This article describes how to restore the sound on a computer when the audio driver is correctly installed, but the sound is still not working.

 

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10. A Solution To Dealing With Malware That Prevents The Execution Of Windows Program Icons

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This is hard trying to nav the boards in my Droid SDK!

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With my installation of Win7 complete, I moved on to installing my favorite software. Delphi 7 was high on my list but, when I went to install it, Win7 went all "politically correct" on me.

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Douglas.M
3. Classic Shell Can Fix A Windows 10 Start Menu Problem

This article describes a free utility you can download that will format your Windows Start menu to give it a pre-Windows 8 look.

Posted to KB Topic: Software
5 months ago
(6 Comments , last by Douglas.M )

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4. Eusing Free Registry Cleaner Removes Unnecessary Entries From Your Windows Registry

This article describes a Windows system registry cleaner that does a good job and is free for you to download.

 

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Douglas.M
5. Easy Steps For Replacing A Damaged Laptop Computer Screen

This article describes steps for replacing a damaged lcd display in a PC laptop computer.

 

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Douglas.M
6. The FileHippo Website Offers A Wide Selection Of Freeware

The FileHippo website offers a wide selection of software you may download for free.

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Sam.H
7. Defensive Programming

Defensive programming practice.

Posted to KB Topic: Programming
6 months ago

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Sam.H
8. Control Structures, and Recursion

Control Flow in a Computer Program: Sequential, Conditional, Iteration.  Also has an introduction to Recursion.

Posted to KB Topic: Programming
6 months ago

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Douglas.M
9. A Solution To Dealing With Malware That Prevents The Execution Of Windows Program Icons

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Posted to KB Topic: Software
11 months ago

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Wes Peterson
10. The Infamous Path Bug

"Exception has been thrown by target of an invocation." is a near-useless error message that pops up, primarily for developers.

The cause of this problem can produce other symptoms, like shortcuts losing their icons with the result that, say, Notepad shows a generic icon instead of it's more helpful notepad-like icon.

It can take quite a bit of Internet searching to find the solution, so here's what many of us have found to work; to fix the problem.

Remember the old PATH environment variable from the days of DOS?  Well, it's still with us and it has a limitation that makes it what I call a bug. (I've confirmed the problem in Windows 7, but not yet in Windows 8)

The PATH variable is limited to 2,048 characters and, when that limit is exceeded, Windows may temporarily trim it down to almost nothing. When that happens, Windows can't find all the files that the PATH is supposed to help it find.

This bug afflicts mainly developers because of all the programs and tools that we need to install. Each installed program may add one or more terms to the PATH and, when the path grows beyond 2,048 characters, Windows can seem to lose it's mind.

The solution is to shorten the PATH and then reboot.

To shorten the path, run this program: SystemPropertiesAdvanced.exe (You many have to do some searching to find it)

This will either display an over-sized PATH or a very abbreviated PATH. If the latter, just reboot; that should fix your problem but you may then have to rebuild your PATH.  If the former, carefully remove some of the terms (what you see between semi-colons) in the PATH, save and reboot.

Here's a pretty good blog post about the problem: http://www.dirkstrauss.com/programming/exception-thrown-target-invocation#.VNJF_Z3F-Sp

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