One of the tasks I find myself repeating is editing the hosts file on Windows 8, as Administrator using the third part editor notepad++.
The following command automates this:
powershell -c start -verb runas notepad++.exe C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts
Then choose: Edit>Clear Read Only flag from Notepad++ menu.
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
His favorite pastime is grappling with GNU compilers, discovering newer Linux secrets, writing scripts, hacking roms, and programs (nothing illegal), reading, blogging. and testing out the latest gadgets.
When away from the tech world, Dr Joel G. Mathew is a practising ENT Surgeon, busy with surgeries and clinical practise.