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Compressing files with NTFS compression by running compact from the command line

You know that you can right click on a file/folder, select properties, click advanced and then compress contents to save disk space(see image).

Did you know that you can call this from the command line also? I just saw this on Raymond Chen’s b…

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How To Modify The Host File In Windows 7 Or Vista

One way I stay protected from bad sites is that I use a modified host file. In Vista and Windows 7 you cannot just open the file in notepad and save it anymore, you will get an error. Someone had this happen at work on Windows Server 2008 last week and…

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