Adding a favicon to a Blogger or BlogSpot blog

As you might notice, I’ve got a favicon, a small picture, on my blog. Here’s what it looks like in Firefox:     It’s actually pretty simple to implement in Blogger. To do it, you’ll need to have somewhere to store the favicon file. Favicons are imagefiles (dimensions 16 by 16 pixels) ending in .ico.… Continue reading Adding a favicon to a Blogger or BlogSpot blog

Changing the Windows Product Key

A while back I was unfortunate enough to run across a pirated copy of Windows on one of my computers. Naturally, I had a legal Product Key, but how to change the Product Key so that you’re not bugged by the Windows Genuine Advantage utility?

Deactivating Automatic Reboot after Windows Update

Have you ever returned to your computer only to find it having restarted, and all of your data gone? For a myriad of reasons, I keep my computers running continuously for a long time at a time. This makes this insistence on a reboot not only annoying, but in its extremes, it can actually make… Continue reading Deactivating Automatic Reboot after Windows Update

Changing the Program Files Folder

Why would one want to change the default Program Files folder? I like to compartmentalize my disks so that should something go wrong, I can still recover data after a reinstallation. Part of preparing this is the fact that all of my computers’ main hard drives (HDD) are partitioned into a minimum of two partitions,… Continue reading Changing the Program Files Folder