Restore Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

Today I recovered my Windows 10 laptop and I was surprised to see that Microsoft is pushing up his Photo App replacing the old “Windows Photo Viewer”. Because I don’t like the new app and I tried to associate my image files to the old app. The problem is that Microsoft is not offer you this option any more.

The Windows Photo Viewer is hidden deep down it’s new Windows 10 operating system and is kinda hard to access it. You actually need to change some Windows registry and the simplest way to run the desired .reg file from tenforums.

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How to include Flash/SWF files intro PowerPoint presentations.

I was working the other days for a presentation about a Fluorescent Lamps… for my presentation I found this very nice Flash animation on howstuffworks that I wanted to include intro my PowerPoint Presentation (http://static.howstuffworks.com/flash/fluorescent-lamp-rapid.swf).

Therefore, I’ve downloaded the .swf file to my hard drive and started to drag and drop, insert file and so on but nothing worked as I expected. Therefore, to include a swf file in your presentation you have to: Read More

How to exit Starcraft II if freeze (black screen)

I am a Starcraft player, I really enjoy playing it when my time permits that. Sometimes, when I exit the game I got a black screen doing nothing. The game window is freezed and nothing can be done. When I press CTRL+ALT+DEL the option screen appears and choosing task manager will normally open the task manager. The single problem is the full screen Starcraft window that is placed on top of all other application, including task manager.

In this way, there is a big problem closing/ending the Starcraft program/game because you are not able to minimize it or see the apps behind. And it seems I am not the only one with this problem

What I usually do when this happens is: Read More

Programs keeps opening on non-existing second monitor.

Yesterday I watched a movie on my TV using HDMI cable to connect my laptop. I’ve configured my TV as an extensive display and opened a couple of programs on my TV. Now, my TV is unconnected and those programs are keep opening on my non-existing TV.

The solution is simple, just bring the programs back to the main display. To do this, keep the Windows key pressed while pressing on the arrows.

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