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YouTube Channel Mainly techincal and/or Opus-related stuff. Maybe the odd cat. (It's the law!)
 
Fixes for things:  PDF 64-bit Fix Fix Adobe's PDF preview handler & thumbnails on 64-bit systems.
Flash/Reader links  Direct links to standalone Flash & Reader installers/updaters on Adobe's site.
Time Sync  Make Windows synchronize time more often. (Works with Windows 7.)
Thomson DCC  How to make IRC DCC-send work with Thomson/Speedtouch 585v7 router.
Dell 2407  How to fix the Dell 2407FPW ghosting problem.
SetPoint Fix Dust off and nuke the Logitech SetPoint application overrides from orbit.
DebugDiag Fix Fix for Overflow at Line 2397 in Microsoft's DebugDiag tool.
Win 7 Busy Fix Fixed versions of the slightly glitched Windows 7 busy cursors.
UAC LangBar Hide the Language Bar from UAC Prompts on the Secure Desktop.
 
Directory Opus Plugins:  Plugin List  An interactive list of Opus plugins & media capabilities (not just mine).
ActiveX  View Office documents, Shockwave Flash and more.
Archives  Multi-format archive plugin built on 7-Zip.
Audio Tags  See metadata & thumbnails for additional audio formats.
DC Raw  View and convert Raw Digital Camera images.
dMC Tags  See audio metadata via dBpoweramp, if you have it.
GIFAnim  View and manipulate Animated GIF images.
JPEG 2000  View JPEG 2000 images.
Maya IFF  View Maya IFF images.
NFO  View .nfo, .diz and .asc files using the correct line-drawing characters.
TextThumb  See thumbnails representing the first few lines of text-files.
(Old) Ogg/FLAC  Obsolete for Opus 9. For Opus 8: Ogg Vorbis and FLAC music tags.
(Old) JP2Raw  Obsolete for Opus 9. For Opus 8: TGA, PNM, Rasterfile and Raw images.
C++ Source  For programmers: Source code to some of my plugins.
 
Directory Opus Guides:  Introduction to Opus  Getting to know Directory Opus: An in-depth guide to what Opus does.
Directory Opus 9  What's New in Directory Opus 9: A semi-official guide to the best new features.
MultiListers  Video: Working with Multiple Listers.
Toolbar1  Video: Toolbar Editing part 1.
 
Other Opus Stuff:  Themes  Themes, background images and textures.
HDD Letter Icons 26 HDD icons with letters on them.
Resource Centre Other people's plugins, tutorials, themes, tips and a web-based forum.
Opus News News about Opus in a convenient format for RSS readers and casual users.
 
Winamp Plugins:  gen_scripting  Add Scripting Support to query & control Winamp via VBScript, etc.
gen_nowheel  Disable the mouse wheel to avoid accidentally skipping tracks.
 
Internet Explorer Plugins:  IEThings  Three small IE plugins to add extra context-menu commands.
 
Photoshop Script:  ExportLayersFast  Export Layers to Files, with PNG support and Fast Mode.
 
Excel:  Wide Drop  Make Excel's named-range drop-down wider and taller.
Extract VBA  Extract Excel VBA code to text files (for diffing).
 
Hex Editor Neo:  Ogg Vorbis  Ogg Vorbis (metadata) Structure Viewer definition for HHD Hex Editor Neo.
FLAC  FLAC (metadata) Structure Viewer definition for HHD Hex Editor Neo.
 
Other Things:  Find Error  Find Win32 errors by name, number or description.
mIRC Tile  Plugin for mIRC to make it automatically tile its windows when resized, etc.
VMMap Guide  Guide to using VMMap to find components (e.g. shell extensions) that leak memory.
SetPoint H-Wheel  Logitech SetPoint WM_MOUSEHWHEEL problems and workarounds for developers.
VS2010exFatBug  A bug causes Visual Studio 2010 to create corrupt binaries on exFAT drives.
VMware Launcher  Automatically start & stop VMware's services when you use it.
GM phpBB3  Greasemonkey scripts to improve phpBB3's default prosilver theme.
GM MSDN WinCE  Greasemonkey script to highlight MSDN WinCE API pages with a red background.
WmaAlbumArtist  Auto-populate WMA and MP3 AlbumArtist and Album Cover fields.
ICFRanger  Add port ranges to Windows XP's built-in firewall and Internet Connection Sharing (ICS).
Super-Nudelist  Control CD Jukeboxes with Pronto (etc.) touch-screen remote controls.
Ed Balls  Ed Balls for Windows.
Miscellaneous Programs too small for their own pages. Some rather handy, some rather esoteric.
 
Whinging about Windows: UAC Whitelist Windows 7's UAC whitelist: Code-injection issue (and more).
File Perm Dlgs Windows 7: The file permissions dialogs are still awful. :-(
SetDllDirectory SetDllDirectory inheritance issue with implicit-linked DLLs.
Copy Bug Windows Explorer will silently abort file-copies if you open it via the command-line.
 
MP3 Players:  Gapless Playback  Listen to continuous albums? Don't buy that DAP just yet...
iPodYearSort Make your iPod sort albums by release date.
Green Theme A Rockbox WPS theme for the iPod Video/5G.
 
Grand Theft Auto 3:  Hidden Packages  Screenshots of the 100 package locations and the hidden sign.
 
Random Stuff:  T-Mobile Letter  Letter to director of T-Mobile UK about the appalling (and illegal) customer service from them and UKMail.
Keyboard Rant Leave the cursor, insert, function and print-screen keys alone! PS: Wireless keyboards are awful.