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Say Goodbye to TrueCrypt

Apparently the developer of TrueCrypt threw in the towel this week.

The official site http://truecrypt.org redirects to http://truecrypt.sourceforge.net/ where you’ll find instructions to migrate you TrueCrypt disk to Microsofts built-in solution Bitlocker.

The reason for all this is obvious, TrueCrypt can’t compete against Microsofts Bitlocker as their software comes with every Windows 8 version (withWindows 7 you had to have an enterprise license in order to use Bitlocker).

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Why you should use Piwik instead of Google Analytics

Piwik is growing fast, it’s getting smarter and more reliable every day. Right now it’s the time to think about this alternative web analytic solution.
As I’m using it for years I forgot the original cause that made me replace Google Analytics with Piwik.

So here are my most important perks for using Piwik instead of Google Analytics:
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Hide the Open in Explorer option in the SharePoint command ribbon

Since it’s possible to upload documents to SharePoint via Drag and Drop, the “Open in Explorer” option in SharePoint can be removed.

I recommend to remove this option unregarded of it’s possible to upload via Drag and Drop as the user can’t update document metadata in the windows explorer.

Here’s an example of what we want:

Hidden Open in Explorer option

And the solution to achieve this, is available on GitHub: https://github.com/janikvonrotz/SharePoint-Hide-Open-With-Explorer