PowerShell - Convert Array To HashTable
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There are many ways to do this, depending on what you need. In this article I'm going to highlight 2 of them. (1) Function-style conversion (2) Filter-style conversion.

Repair Internet Explorer 9
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About a week ago Internet Explorer 9 started showing an error on startup on one of our PCs at work. This solution worked perfectly.

VB.NET - Hidden items in a ListBox
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There is one good way to dynamically show/hide items in a ListBox - use a DataView as DataSource. You do not need to manually Add and Remove items from your list. In fact, coding effort is very low with this approach.

32GB ADATA S102 Pro USB3.0 Flash Drive Benchmarked
· ☕ 1 min read
Here are the results from CrystalDiskMark 3.0.1 (x64), connected over USB2.0 and USB3.0 respectively. Very diligent with specs, and actually performing better at USB2 than advertised by ADATA. Looks like a good deal for 30$.

VB.NET - Delay form resize-to-fit until it loads
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Suppose every once in a while in your application you need to have a popup dialog being shown. This dialog is a value picker, nothing more. It shows as many values as your screen can handle. Problem happens when list population takes considerable amount of time, say, 5 seconds. Until then you are completely unsure which size it needs to resize to.

Merge Excel 2010 worksheets into one
· ☕ 2 min read
Step 1. Save each worksheet into an individual file (you will need Developer tab enabled/visible to use the code below - File/Options/Customize Ribbon/Check 'Developer' tab on the right)