Category Archives: Windows

Lotus Notes – Fix Incorrect Unread Mail Count

If you are using IBM Lotus Notes Mail and the unread message count is wrong, then it may be the ‘views’ are not built properly.

Two possible solutions:

Solution 1

From within the mail file, goto Edit -> Unread Marks -> Scan Unread…

It may prompt you to re-build the views, in which case say Yes.

Solution 2

If you are still having problems, then from within the mail file press Ctrl + Shift + F9 to force a rebuild.

Close and reopen the mail file and the problem will hopefully disappear.

How to mount a *.vhd image in Windows 7

1) Right click on ‘Computer’ -> select ‘Manage’


2) Expand ‘Storage’ -> select ‘Disk Management’ and let HDD information load -> right click on ‘Disk Management’ -> select ‘Attach VHD’



3) Browse and select the VHD image you would like to use. Click OK.



4) The VHD image should now mount. If autoplay is enabled, this will appear.

How to capture snapshot of the screen in Windows

All PC keyboards have a key marked ‘Print Screen’. This may be abbreviated to say¬†‘PrtScn’, ‘PtSn’ etc.

Historically these would literally print out what was on the screen, however the modern usage is to capture the current screen and copy it as an image to the Windows clipboard. If you open an image editor, e.g. Paint, you can use Ctrl+V to paste it in.

To capture the current window only, e.g. the internet browser you are currently using, then hold down ‘Alt’ when pushing ‘Print Screen’