I was digging thru an old back-up CD today and stumbled upon a custom ADM file I created when I was administering a Windows Server 2003 / Windows XP Domain. To use, copy the following code into notepad, save the file with a .adm extension on the system32 folder of a domain server. Open Group… Read more »
I’ve been having various issues running Stark Covers ever since I switched to Windows 7 x64. Today, after exploring I’ve discovered the following combination of fixes.
I’ve been looking to further tweak the I’ve previously written about — partially to fix a few new files that were being incorrectly detected by Stark Covers, and also to build in some automatic image resizing which, as I’ve previously detailed, helps to .
I use Media Center Master and StarkCovers to manage the metadata for all my local media on my HTPC. I like to have HD movies and DVDs use a different style of cover in stark to the style used by low quality files. The following command script accomplishes this (and a bit more)…
I have an HTPC and a network server on my network. My server is always on, but the HTPC sleeps when it is not in use. If I want to schedule recordings remotely I need a way to wake the HTPC. The solution I came up with is to provide a webpage on my server… Read more »
In addition to this blog I also have a blog about recipes. I decided that I wanted a print icon on the main page for each post so that people can print the recipes. Googling provided various suggestions, none of which worked. However, I eventually cobbled together the following, which seems to work…
I was asked recently if I could copy a teaching resource from a CD-ROM onto a laptop computer. This particular program is mostly HTML with some embedded videos. There were 2 problems with running it from a local shortcut. 1. Internet Explorer security warnings 2. The full-screen window is launched by a parent browser window… Read more »