For the last few days I’ve been annoyed that some of my application icons have been ‘lost’, reverting to some default system icon. This was particularily prevalent for applications pinned to the Windows 7 Taskbar. Most detail I found involves rebooting the computer, but I tried a slightly different approach just now and it has… Continue reading Restoring lost icons on Windows 7 Task Bar
On Windows 7 I very quickly got used to use the window snap feature. You can hold the windows-key and then use the direction keys to snap the window to the side of the screen, and it takes up half of your screen real-estate. I am often comparing window content so I find being easily… Continue reading Snap windows to an area of the screen in XP, Vista just like on Windows 7
First off, make sure you have the latest windows sdk. The direct show base classes are in there now and not directx sdk. There are required headers in direct show base classes in the samples directory of the sdk.