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NoClose gets the job doneThe lightweight application disables the X button in the Windows titlebar for the windows you select. Select the window you want to lock and then hit CTRL+1 to lock and unlock the window. You can also add rules for Windows so that NoClose will remember which windows you want locked. While locking your work station when you're away is the best way to keep things just as you left them, NoClose is a great solution to keep an errant mouse click or moment of thoughtlessness from closing a window or application you need open.
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I recently discovered a very nice clock program. The program is called ClocX and can be obtained at http://clocx.php5.cz/. It is highly configurable in terms of settings, shape, size, and background images. It has several nice options, including my personal favorite "click through", which allows it to be set to stay on top of other windows but lets you interact with the window beneath it as if the clock was not there.
Hi all. I've been reading RSS feeds for a while and deleted a bunch of feeds today, which, of course, made me wonder what feeds I should add.
So, what RSS feeds are your favorites?
This click adventure is very profressionally drawn and animated with tons of personality. Excellent but tricky.
You cant just solve this by clicking around, you have to figure out the puzzles.
The StopWatch can be accessed from DClock's menu or you can run StopWatch.exe.
The hot-key is Ctrl-Shift-F9. It will either start it or pause/resume it. You will have to stop and reset from the buttons on the StopWatch window. I can only assign one global hotkey to a window so I felt it was best to pause instead of stop.
You reset by clicking the stop and then the start button again.
You can download the latest version of DClock on my homepage here:
Direct download of standalone stopwatch program here:
For the rest of us not switching to Vista the minute it hits the shelves, take a couple of minutes to skim XP Myths.
We've extended the deadline of our C++ Builder Programming contest for 30 days, until August 14th. This will be a one time extension, and no submissions will be accepted after that date.
The contest web page has been updated to include much more detailed prize package information:
We've also clarified the rules to make clear that you may still sell any programs you submit, as long as you make the current version available as donationware for personal use.