HOWTO integrate NASM with VS2019

updated 18/04/2023 Occasionally I use Intel assembler language to squeeze processing power from my programs. A cheap solution was C inline assembler sections, but VS2019 doesn’t support them in a 64-bits program.  Other compilers use other more or less complex solutions (IBM assembler, …). This forced me to consider having & link .asm files in my projects.  I can split them with 32 and 64 … Continue reading HOWTO integrate NASM with VS2019 »

HOWTO redirect TCP connections on Windows

Recently I needed to redirect TCP connections and data streams to another PC. It is useful when you have PC1 and PC2 visible on the same LAN and can only see PC1 from outside.  In these cases, you have to use PC1 to reach PC2. Open a Command Prompt with administrative access rights and type the following: netsh interface portproxy add v4tov4 listenaddress=<local address/name> listenport=<localport> … Continue reading HOWTO redirect TCP connections on Windows »

HOWTO switch back W11 to the old right-click menu

Recently I switched to Windows 11, and (IMHO) one of the most painful features is the new right-click menu in File Explorer. Since it doesn’t display any of my needed items (git, svn, notepad++, …), I always need to click on ‘Show more Options‘, and then I can select the required option. I found it quite uncomfortable because it doubles the efforts to use them. … Continue reading HOWTO switch back W11 to the old right-click menu »