vb.net 2010 Windows Pro 7 ## Create a Video Library with an Embedded Windows Media Player ## I have close to 400 video clips in my home movie library. In order to quickly locate any given video I have added certain words into the file names. Even so, locating specific files is clumsy from the Explorer window and playing a clip requires starting an external application and flipping back and forth between Explorer and the media player. That's why I decided to embed the media player directly in the application. Given a choice, I would have preferred to embed [vlc …

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There are two very obvious truths which need to be stated before going any further: Truth 1 - prevention is better than cure, so don't visit 'dodgy' sites or download anything anyone sends you a link to, and do keep your PC as secure as possible with the help of security software such as real-time malware scanners and firewalls. Truth 2 - when it comes to malware there is no single 'removes it all' solution, there are far too many malware variations out there from rootkits and zero-day exploits through to long-established malware families which are continuously evolving in order …

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**Modifications Required for VB6 Applications to Work on Vista/7** Thanks to Hassan Basri in VBForums **Application Changes** - Remove SendKeys calls and replace them with API code. - Use the HKEY_CURRENT_USER in the registry for the settings of your application. - Do not write to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE. - If you are using ADO use 2.8 and above in your application. - If you are using XML use XML version 3.0 and above in your application - If you are using the PlaySound API, if your wave files are not PCM but mpeg layer-3 make sure your mpeg wave files are Stereo …

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One of the oldest technology truisms must be that you only realise the importance of backing up your systems after disaster strikes. This is especially true if you have no backups to turn to. There are, thankfully, few excuses aside from sheer laziness not to backup your data these days; be that to a separate data directory (not much use if your hard drive dies), a separate hard drive (better, but not much help if the computer is stolen or lost), a removable drive (better yet, as it can be taken away from the computer itself) and now 'the cloud' …

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The End.