Archive for the faff Category

Volume automatically lowering in Windows 7 when you receive a call (from Skype)

Posted on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 1:02 pm

Hi there, been a while.

I’ve been having problems,

Make Windows 7 & Vista launch UAC restricted programs at startup with Task Scheduler

Posted on Friday, January 8th, 2010 at 6:57 pm

I’ve been having issues getting MaxExchange Remote v8 to run at startup on Vista and Win7 computers because of the new restriction on running programs as an administrator on startup.

I’ve yet to be able to find a way to run MaxExchange Remote without admin privs so when I stumbled on this trick to get programs to run at startup via the task scheduler I felt inclined to post it here.


Make Vista launch UAC restricted programs at startup with Task Scheduler.

Second migration

Posted on Friday, May 29th, 2009 at 12:43 am

Evenin’. Just finishing up my second migration in a few months. This time, the website is moving to a VPS at Wiredtree.

Site Changed

Posted on Sunday, March 29th, 2009 at 8:03 pm


I changed the URL of this site today to I had an unused personal blog on this URL previously and have been wanting to get rid of it for ages. Four cups of green tea with my sushi dinner gave me to motivation to do just that. I’ll try and put a few more updates up here to express my joy at removing that craptastic old site.


Posted on Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 at 1:04 am

Hi there, welcome to my new blog. I am an IT consultant by trade and am always finding things that I’d like to keep somewhere: solutions to problems I come across; good programs that make my life easier and any tips and tricks that I run across. I’m going to post them all there.