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Mikes Retro Software of the week 2/21/08
Ever need a minute away from the craziness of school, home or even work? However you can't leave your office due to way to much on your plate? Well here is two ways of getting that stress out and making your Windows desktop take the punishment. Desktop Games and Chicken destroy. Basically when you launch this software it takes a screen shot of your current desktop and allows you to put various tools of destruction on or act upon your Desktop(screen shot). Works in all versions of windows as far as ......

Posted On Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:10 AM

Digg.com like Login Control
Simple and Pretty Cool. Originally Posted on mikedopp.net <a id="login-link" href="javascript:showLogin(... <div id="login-panel" style="visibility: hidden;"> <fieldset onkeydown="checkForEnter();... <label> UserName: <input type="text" id="userName" /></label> <label> Password:<input type="password" id="password" /></label> <label class="checkbox" for="rememberMe"> <input type="checkbox" id="rememberMe" checked="checked" ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 20, 2008 10:47 AM

Mikes Retro Software of the Week 2/13/08
Little known(unless your a XP expert) Applications from Microsoft that really never went anywhere. Like the "shplayer" that is or was supposed to be the Shell media player for XP however rumor has it being axed on or before RTM. On a different note another outsourced XP(media player 9)powertoy for having a video screen saver was very cool until Microsoft released Media player 10 and 11 and the app broke. Since the original writer (AnalogX) of the app has not been heard from for a while no more updates ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 13, 2008 8:44 AM

Taxes and your 1040 in excel.
It is tax time again. Barring a Tax audit. It means tax returns for most of us hard working Americans. The question is how much are you going to pay to have your tax forms filled out for you? Because lets face it. Who has time and the energy to do it themselves? Yes your CPA and or H and R block but they typically charge you. Then there is Turbotax but who wants to pay 30 dollars without support? Why not go free and no support. That's the true D.I.Y. way. A brilliant excel guru (I want to say developer) ......

Posted On Thursday, February 7, 2008 7:31 AM

Mikes Retro Software of the week 2/6/08
So long ago and many many times infinity(2nd grade reference there). I downloaded the Internet. Any cool app I found. Some I wish I had kept. I then found myself in a pickle when the downloaded software had been updated or duplicated in another folder so I had multiple copies of different versions (good or bad) and no way to keep track of any of them. So I found Dupelocater.exe. Drag folders from Windows Explorer into the DupeLocater.exe window and press Search. When finished, drag the report duplicates ......

Posted On Wednesday, February 6, 2008 8:25 AM

Paypal PayFlow Pro Code.
To help clear up confusion on how to write against the Paypal SDK: Update to the PayFlowPro issues with Paypal. First and foremost Paypal support is awesome. Second the PayPal Developer Community needs some work from my perspective. While Admin_ToddS was right. It was like pulling teeth to get info. Also they seriously need to rebuild the SDK with better documentation. Perhaps I will take it upon myself to push a better SDK out next post. Here is the code I ended up using as you will see it was much ......

Posted On Monday, February 4, 2008 8:16 AM

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