Friday, June 27, 2008

The Daily Grind of Working on Windows

Trimbo [4:59 PM]:
hey, when i freak out my computer so badly that i cna't see my cursor anymore...
Trimbo [5:00 PM]:
how do i get it back?
Trimbo [5:00 PM]:
i've tried lock/unlock
Mr. X [5:00 PM]:
alt+tab?
Trimbo [5:00 PM]:
will a explorer kill/restart do it?
Trimbo [5:00 PM]:
no that doesn't help
Mr. X [5:00 PM]:
um
Mr. X [5:00 PM]:
try win+r, cmd.exe, enter, then toggle full-screen with alt+enter
Mr. X [5:00 PM]:
won't work in vista, though
Trimbo [5:01 PM]:
nope
Mr. X [5:01 PM]:
what'd you do?
Trimbo [5:01 PM]:
i tried explorer kill/restart, nope
Trimbo [5:01 PM]:
and win+r, cmd.exe, etc
Trimbo [5:01 PM]:
reboot here i come
Mr. X [5:02 PM]:
no, I mean, what'd you do to trigger this?
Trimbo [5:02 PM]:
ran about 5 VS [Visual Studio] sessions at once
Trimbo [5:02 PM]:
the computer gave a nice "i'm dying" keyboard beep
Mr. X [5:02 PM]:
next time don't concentrate so much evil in one place
Trimbo [5:02 PM]:
hahahah
Trimbo [5:03 PM]:
i should post this IM exchange to my blog
Trimbo [5:03 PM]:
names removed of course
Mr. X [5:03 PM]:
go for it.

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