Windows

Re-enabling AutoPlay in Windows 7

I noticed that the AutoPlay feature stopped working for me some time ago. It may have something to do with the fact that I have virtualization software such as VMWare and Daemon Tools installed. I managed to re-enable the AutoPlay functionality by changing the following value in the registry:

The value was set to 255 (in decimal) or ff (in hexadecimal), meaning that AutoPlay was disabled for all devices. Once I set this value…

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Text Editor

Opening EditPlus and Sublime Text from PowerGREP

I use PowerGREP for all my grep needs. I also link PowerGREP to EditPlus (my preferred text editor) so that I can easily view/edit the file. Here is what I specify in the Command line option for the PowerGREP Preferences so that when I click on a line number in PowerGREP, it automatically opens EditPlus at that line number:

Here is what I specify for Sublime Text:

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