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Disable Nuisance Warnings About "Windows Filtering Platform" so that you don't see this in your windows event logs: " The Windows Filtering Platform has blocked a packet.
1) open cmd.exe as Administrator, then paste this cmd in: auditpol /set /subcategory:"Filtering Platform Packet Drop" /success:disable /failure:disable
Show your Magento Shop Categories as a Left Column Side Menu:
Customize the built in RWD template and add a shop categories menu listing to your magento store. Make your shop categories show up as side bar menu items automatically. Connect to your magento shop using SSH, with Putty. On the console, use VIM to edit the files. Insert the following snippets of code into your template PHTML files.