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Ctrl+Alt+Del in Remote Desktop

Sometimes you need to press Ctrl+Alt+Del for different reasons:

  • Start Task manager (Ctrl+Shift+ESC)
  • Lock Computer (Win+L)
  • Change password (no shortcut)

But how this works in RDC? Very simple but not very obvious:

Instead pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del press Ctrl+Alt+End

Windows 7 God mode


Windows 7 so called “God mode” exposes many (if not all) Windows settings in single folder.

It is very easy to enter in such mode: just create a folder named "GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}" and enjoy.

[TFS] How to: Move a shelve set to another branch?

Just found very useful command from TFS Power Toys: tfpt unshelve. It’s capable of migrating a shelveset from a branch to another, it does that by performing a baseless merge, so you will need to resolve the conflicts produced. The syntax of the command looks like the following:

   1: tfpt unshelve shelvsetName /migrate /source:$/SourceBranch /target:$/TargetBranch
(Reposted from here)