Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Blocked Files

Sometimes when you receive a file from another computer, say through live messenger or something similar, it ends up blocked. When you try to run it you get the following error "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permission to access the item."

I found the solution here.

Right click in windows explorer on the item and then click on the "Unblock" button at the bottom as seen here:

Friday, 26 March 2010

Symbolic Link Tools

Moving Apps or Games - Using symbolic links to make an app appear on one drive whilst they are stored on another
Shell based link tool
Looks like the most intuitive tool to me