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VPN from Vmware Guest OS on windows 7

I have couple of Vmware VMs that I am carrying with me from computer to computer and using on regular basis. One of these VMs is used for corporate PPTP VPN.
After my last transition to Windows 7 this VPN stopped working. It took me some time to find the solution to this problem. Read more »

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Register any browser as Windows7 default (including portable)

As the matter of choice I’m using only portable versions of non-MS browsers – Chromium portable, FireFox Portable, Opera@USB.

Everything was nice and dandy while I was using WinXP. Not so easy with Windows7 – let me explain how you can control list of default browsers with simple registry files.
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Disable Chrome default browser

no-chrome As it turned out Google Chrome is quite hard to get rid of when it set to be default browser – even Google help page doesn’t give 100% reliable instruction on how to disable this behavior. There is a quick and efficient way to do so
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