Almost Geek Posts

The appdata folder on windows is just what it sounds like. It’s a folder that stores application data for some programs. Most programs store some of their application data in the registry and some of it in appdata folder. Your appdata folder is an important folder to back up in…

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In order to get at certain folders and files within Windows you will need to show hidden files and folders. In Windows XP: Open My Computer and click on Tools > Folder Options > Click on the View tab > and select Show Hidden Files and Folders On Windows Vista/…

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Here at AG you will often see me recommend open source and/or free software. There are four main reasons for this: Most are cross platform. That means you can use the same programs and files on Windows, Linux, and OS X without running into problems. Additionally, you can transfer the…

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If you have followed technology blogs and forums for more than a couple of days you certainly seen the flame wars that erupt over operating systems (Linux/windows/OS X) or gaming platforms (Xbox/Playstation/Wii) some people do make good points but any of the good gets lost in rabid flaming of anyone with differing…

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Almost Geek Stuff

A command prompt is simply a way of manipulating files and running scripts via text command instead of the pointing and clicking of a mouse. Command prompts are the original way of navigating computers. Before Windows there was DOS which was nothing but a command prompt. For some tutorials here…

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