Typed URLs Cleaner utility for Windows Vista

One really annoying feature in Windows Vista is that the typed URL history is shared between Windows Explorer and IE. So when you are using your browser and you drop down the address bar, you end up seeing dozens of local folders or network paths when all you really want to see are the web URLs. I did some Googling and concluded that there’s no built in way to disable this “feature”. Eventually I ended up writing a simple app that has a timer and periodically checks the registry key where typed URLs are stored and removes all those entries that do not start with “http://” or “https://”.



Article : Using data selectors to create a listbox with expand/collapse support

After a brief gap I have decided to get back to writing articles. The following article demonstrates how to use data template selectors and also how to create a hierarchical listbox with expand/collapse support :-