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Fixing Your Windows Explorer Shortcut

I’m sure you’ve noticed that Windows Explorer thinks that everything you care about is in My Documents.  If you’re like me that isn’t true; important stuff is in the C drive, network shares, external storage, etc.  Wouldn’t it be nice if Windows Explorer opened showing all the devices on the computer?  Change your Windows Explorer shortcut as below and it will.

%SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

Posted On Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:24 PM

Microsoft Should Just Give Up on Search
So I’m doing a little coding using reflection and the following exception is raised: It is illegal to reflect on the custom attributes of a Type loaded via ReflectionOnlyGetType (see Assembly.ReflectionOnly) -- use CustomAttributeData instead. I don’t get it so I pump the error message into Microsoft’s Live Search. Live Search comes back with: We did not find any results for It is illegal to reflect on the custom attributes of a Type loaded via ReflectionOnlyGetType (see Assembly.ReflectionOnly) ......

Posted On Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:20 AM

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