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Robocopy

Posted 24th May 2016

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Use the built-in Microsoft “robocopy” utility to move or copy files en masse.

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Upgrading to Windows 10 on an older PC

Posted 1st October 2015

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My experience upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10 on a 5yo laptop could have been better, but some good planning will ensure a smooth transition to Microsoft’s latest operating system.

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Use PowerShell to copy all files with a certain name or extension

Posted 2nd September 2015

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Use this simple PowerShell script to batch copy files from one location to another on your computer.

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Batch extract zip files with PowerShell

Posted 19th August 2015

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Use this simple PowerShell script to batch unzip large numbers of files at once.

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Automatically delete files listed in a CSV

Posted 26th September 2014

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A PowerShell script that reads a list of files in a CSV and deletes them from a computer drive automatically.

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Fix the ‘Gill Sans’ font bug in Chrome

Posted 25th September 2014

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Bug fix: A quick CSS remedy to ensure that Google Chrome 37 displays the Gill Sans font correctly.

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Script to list image files by size and resolution, export to Excel

Posted 24th September 2014

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Instructions for using PowerShell to export a list of images and their properties to Excel as a tab-delimited CSV.

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Script to list files by type and size, export to Excel

Posted 1st July 2014

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Instructions for using a Windows PowerShell script to compile computer file data and export the results to Excel as a tab-delimited CSV.

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How to clear your DNS cache (Flush DNS)

Posted 19th January 2013

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If you are encountering a high number of HTML Error 404 codes, you may need to flush your DNS cache. Here are instructions for clearing the DNS cache.

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