Windowless VirtualBox VMs (Windows Host)

Since I haven’t gotten around to playing with VMware or xen yet – VirtualBox is what I am using for virtualization in my test environment. Under Windows I like to use PuTTy to connect to my VMs – even those running on the same machine. Other than providing a consistent interface, it has a few… Continue reading Windowless VirtualBox VMs (Windows Host)

Rebuild Icon Cache

Recently, after upgrading a program (FileZilla in this case), the program’s icon would not display on the desktop (Windows 7). Even deleting and recreating the shortcut resulted in a broken icon (although, the shortcut itself worked fine). No amount of refreshing the desktop made a difference. The quick fix was to rebuild the icon cache,… Continue reading Rebuild Icon Cache