Preview File Types as Text in Preview Pane in Windows Explorer on Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista

Setting the preview pane to view a filetype as text is as simple as setting a couple of registry keys. Continue reading Preview File Types as Text in Preview Pane in Windows Explorer on Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista

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Altering the “New” Explorer Menu in Windows

When you’re using Windows Explorer to set up a project skeleton for a new project the “New” context menu within Explorer can really help productivity. Being able to create blank files of the proper type can save time and aggravation. The only problem is that the “new” menu not easy to alter and the default entries are less than helpful sometimes. The first time I looked into changing things around I searched the Windows folder looking for a simple answer. I figured there was a folder there that I could just add files to at least extend the menu, and … Continue reading Altering the “New” Explorer Menu in Windows