This is actually a page for information unrelated to the Course Books and exists so that I can keep track of some information that is sometimes hard to find.
Information and Story Notes
Ourorboros: the snake that eats its own tail. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboros
Fix File Sharing on Windows 7
Go to Start -> Run and type secpol.msc
Go to: Local Policies > Security Options
Find "Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level"
Mine wasn't set to anything when I found it, so you may have to fiddle with it a bit, I set it to "Send LI & NTLM responses" and it worked, the documentation that led me to this said to use "Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated".
Make Windows 7 Taskbar Behave like XP
Right-click, choose Properties
Check Lock the Taskbar and Use Small Icons
Change Taskbar Buttons to Never Combine
Unpin anything 'pinned' to the taskbar by right-clicking and selecting Unpin.
Add Quick Launch to Windows 7
To add the toolbar back, you’ll want to right-click on an open area of the taskbar, and choose Toolbars \ New Toolbar from the menu. You should probably also unlock the taskbar at this point. Toolbars --> New Toolbar --> Paste this into the application part:
%appdata%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
Move the toolbar Back to the Left.
Right Click somewhere in Quick Launch, turn off Show Titles and Show Text.