Android 2.1 on my T-Mobile G2 (HTC Hero), at last!

After waiting about half of my lifetime for T-Mobile (UK) to release the Android 2.1 update for my G2 (also known as the HTC Hero), it’s finally here. They haven’t actually announced it, or put it on any kind of download page, but you can get it if you follow these simple steps: [Read more…]

Force link to open in IE when it’s not the default browser

Some sites or apps (mainly badly written ones) really only like to open properly in Internet Explorer. However, anyone with half a brain would ┬áhave ditched IE and set a better browser like FireFox, or my personal favourite, Chrome, as the default – which is great but can cause problems with your desktop shortcuts to web pages.

If you need to create a desktop shortcut to a web page that only works properly in Internet Explorer, [Read more…]

‘Cannot Delete File or Folder’ – SOLVED!

At last! A fix for any or all of the following messages:

– Cannot delete folder: It is being used by another person or program.
– Cannot delete file: Access is denied.
– There has been a sharing violation.
– The source or destination file may be in use.
– The file is in use by another program or user.
– Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use. [Read more…]