Open sourcing SuperDir, a file manager for CP/M written in the 1980s

Microsoft has open sourced the 1990s File Manager for Windows 3.0 this week. You can check it out at https://github.com/Microsoft/winfile/ So I went even further and open sourced my 1980s File Manager for the CP/M OS written in Turbo Pascal, which a called SuperDir: https://github.com/Jose-Barreto/SuperDir Back then, the OS had only 6 resident commands: DIR, ERA, REN, TYPE,…

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Links about OneDrive Ransomware Detection and OneDrive Files Restore

Announcements Office Blogs: Defend yourself from cybercrime with new Office 365 capabilities By Kirk Koenigsbauer, Corporate Vice President for Office, Microsoft https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2018/04/05/defend-yourself-from-cybercrime-with-new-office-365-capabilities/ OneDrive UserVoice: Provide Ransomware detection and recovery By Douglas Pearce, Group Program Manager, Microsoft https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/12289380-provide-ransomware-detection-and-recovery New support articles Ransomware detection and recovering your files https://support.office.com/en-us/article/ransomware-detection-and-recovering-your-files-0d90ec50-6bfd-40f4-acc7-b8c12c73637f Restore your OneDrive files (all restore options) https://support.office.com/en-us/article/restore-your-onedrive-files-48cc6a72-1aca-412c-a670-e6f5b563c1c6…

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Path to the Server (An Ode to SMB Multichannel)

Read while listening to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXQUu5Dti4g    Path to the Server On Ode to SMB Multichannel by Jose Barreto   There’s a client somewhere looking for file shares And it’s finding a path to the server When it gets there it knows it can read, write and close With a word it can get what it came…

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My top tweets from 2017

These are my top tweets from each month in 2017, according to https://analytics.twitter.com. January 2017  Top Tweet (earned 4,849 impressions) Free Azure training via Microsoft on Open edX. These are massive open online courses (MOOCs). openedx.microsoft.com pic.twitter.com/hdzJyrlEG3 Top media Tweet (earned 2,831 impressions) Ars Technica UK: Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake review: Is the desktop CPU dead?…

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Using PowerShell to generate a large test CSV file with random data

I recently posted a new blog that shows how to load a very large CSV file into Excel, breaking the limit of 1 million rows in a single Excel sheet. If you haven’t seen it, you should check it out: Loading CSV/text files with more than a million rows into Excel. One of the challenges for…

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Loading CSV/text files with more than a million rows into Excel

1. The Problem If you usually load a very large CSV (comma-separated values) file or text file into Excel, you might run into the dreaded “File not loaded completely” message: As the message explains, the file you are trying to load is too large for Excel to handle. For me, it typically happens with large…

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My top tweets from 2016

These are my top tweets from each month in 2016, according to https://analytics.twitter.com.   January 2016   New blog post: My Top Reasons to Use OneDrive http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2016/01/26/my-top-reasons-to-use-onedrive.aspx   New FileCab blog: Updating Firmware for Disk Drives in Windows Server 2016 (TP4) https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/filecab/2016/01/25/updating-firmware-for-disk-drives-in-windows-server-2016-tp4/   Updated Intel HD 5000 driver (released alongside the new Surface Pro 3 firmware)…

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Interesting OOF messages

It’s that time of the year when everyone is taking time off and some of us will leave out-of-office messages. The typical boring OOF (shouldn’t they be called OOO or OoOf?) should tell when you’re coming back and the e-mail of the poor soul that will be in the office during this time. It reads like:…

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PowerShell script organizes pictures in your OneDrive camera roll folder

I just published a new PowerShell script that organizes pictures in your OneDrive camera roll folder. It creates folders named after the year and month, then moves picture files to them. Existing files will be renamed in case of conflict. Empty folders left behind after the files are moved will be removed.  It defaults to…

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SNIA’s SDC 2016: Public slides and live streaming for Storage Developer Conference

SNIA’s Storage Developer Conference (SDC 2016) is happening this week in Santa Clara, CA. This developer-focused conference cover several storage topics like Cloud, File Systems, NVM, Storage Management, and more. You can see the agenda at http://www.snia.org/events/storage-developer/agenda/2016   However, there a few thing happening differently this time around. First, most of the slides are available…

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