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All the Tips

Application Tips
Updated 7/1/11
Desktop Tips
Updated 9/9/01
DOS Tips
Updated 10/16/09
Explorer Tips
Updated 3/3/07
Installation Tips
Updated 2/6/07

IE Tips
Updated  11/411

Keyboard Tips
Updated 4/13/10
Miscellaneous Tips
Updated 11/23/02
Networking Tips
Updated 7/23/10
Performance Tips
Updated 11/22/03
Registry Tips
Updated 2/10/07
Windows98 Tips
Updated 11/18/04
Windows2000 Tips
Updated 11/19/04
WindowsME Tips
Updated 9/23/01
WindowsXP Tips
Updated 9/15/07
Vista Tips
Updated 1/11/09

Windows7 Tips
Updated 10/30/2012

Windows8 Tips
Updated 12/8/2012

 


Application Tips

Slipstreaming Office2007 and Office2010 Service Packs - Added 7/1/2011
Cannot Send PDF File - Added 7/23/10
Exporting and Importing Outlook Rules - Added 4/21/10
In Outlook2007, Contact Birthdays Not Showing in Calendar - Added 1/10/2009
Changing the Word2007 Normal Template - Added 10/13/08
Sharing Contacts with Outlook Express and Outlook - Added 11/19/05
Fixing Duplicate Contacts folders in Outlook - Added 11/14/05
Finding the Location of the Outlook PST Data File - Added 10/18/05
Compacting Outlook Data Files - Updated 3/26/04
Outlook 2000 Hangs at Splash Screen - Added 2/18/04
Restoring the Outlook2000/2002 Icon to the Desktop - Added 11/27/03
Hyperlinks Not Working In Office - Added 1/7/03
Resolving Inability to Add or Remove Programs - Added 1/5/03
Spell Checking in Outlook Express Without Office - Added 1/5/03
Reducing Viruses in E-Mail - Added 1/1/03
Clearing the Outlook Nickname Cache - Added 12/4/02
Opening Attachments in Outlook Express - Added 11/26/02
Creating A Watermark in Word2002 - Added 9/10/02
Changing the Spreadsheet Tab Color in Excel 2002 - Added 8/14/02
Using Outlook 2002 Sticky Notes - Added 8/14/02
Configuring Automatic Name Suggestion in Outlook 2002 - Added 8/14/02
Outlook Shortcut Keys - Added 8/1/02
Having Word Not Display URL's in Underline  - Updated 4/5/02
Adding File Attachment Security for Outlook Express 6  - Added 3/19/02
Changing the Location of Your E-Mail Files for Outlook Express 6 - Added 3/19/02
Configuring Outlook Express 6 for Multiple User Accounts - Added 3/19/02
Redirecting Output from Command Line Programs - Added 2/5/02
Eliminating MSCONFIG Warning at Next Boot Up - Added 12/22/01
Minimizing Outlook2002 to the System Tray - Added 11/27/01
Changing Colors in Outlook2002 Calendar - Added 11/27/01
Sending Contacts in Outlook - Added 9/29/01
Copying E-Mail to Your Calendar - Added 9/9/01
Editing the Shared Border in FrontPage 2000/2002 - Added 9/9/01
Filling Word with Pretend Text - Added 9/9/01
Adding Horizontal Dividers in Word - Added 9/9/01
Determining Formatting in Word - Added 9/9/01
Quickly Change Font Size in Office - Added 9/9/01
Word Command Line Switches - Added 9/6/01
Excel Command Line Switches - Added 9/6/01
Outlook Command Line Switches - Added 9/6/01
Customizing Outlook2002 Security Settings - Added 8/16/01
Changing Notepad Defaults - Added 7/14/01
Access Gives License or Database Error - Added 6/15/01
Outlook Can't Create Item Error - Added 5/26/01
Opening Multiple Windows in Outlook - Added 5/14/01
Setting Outlook to be the Default E-Mail Program - Added 5/14/01
Changing the Office2000 Registered Owner - Updated 4/401
Reducing the File Size of Word Documents
- Updated 2/20/01
Enabling Outlook 2000  Mail Logging - Added 10/16/00
Removing the Task Scheduler - Submitted 5/6/00
Switches for Starting Outlook 2000 - Added 4/10/00
Opening Files with Other Than the Default Application - Submitted 2/5/00
Changing the Name of the Outlook Icon on the Desktop - Added 2/4/00
Showing a Map of an Outlook 2000 Contact's Address - Added 2/2/00
Re-Applying Formatting in Office 2000 - Added 2/2/00
Selecting Columns in Word - Submitted 2/1/00
Having Excel 2000 Display the Year with Four Digits
- Added 1/30/00
Disabling Outlook Express Splash Screen
- Added 1/8/00
Hidden FDISK Switches - Updated 1/8/00
Customizing the Office Assistants - Added 12/28/99
Starting Outlook Express Immediately to Mail or News
- Added 12/21/99
Playing DVD's with Windows Media Player
- Added 12/20/99
Stopping Applications from Starting Automatically
- Updated 12/20/99
Changing the Default Page Location for Front Page
- Added 12/19/99
Opening a File by Dragging to Task Bar - Added 10/17/99
Eudora Lite and More than One E-Mail Account
- Submitted 12/31/98
Hidden Format Switches - Added 8/16/98
Creating Outlook Contacts Shortcut - Added 5/3/98
Changing the Number of Days Displayed in Outlook Calendar - Added 5/3/98
Changing File Associations - Submitted 3/1/98
Extracting files from Win95's CAB files - Submitted 2/28/98
Recovering Damaged Text Files - Submitted 2/18/98
Setting Swap File Size - Added 2/14/98
Defragmenting the Swap File - Added 2/14/98
ScanDisk with OEM SR2 - Added 2/11/98
Substituting Drive Letters - Submitted 1/11/98
Shutting Down or Restarting Windows95 from an Icon - Submitted 12/24/97
Stopping Applications from Starting Automatically - Added 11/30/97
Saving Space Using WinZip - Submitted 10/11/97
Office97 and Plus Pack Themes - Submitted 9/13/97
Opening a Files for Editing - Submitted 5/10/97
Opening Associated Files from a DOS Box - Submitted 4/25/97
Using Another E-Mail Package when Exchange is Installed - Added 3/22/97
Power Surfing - Submitted 3/18/97
Lotus 123 Release 5 Lockup - Submitted 12/18/96
Wildcards with DIR and File Find - Added 11/29/96
ScanDisk Command-Line Switches - Added 11/24/96
Defrag Command-Line Switches - Added 11/24/96
Fixing Page Fault in MPREXE.EXE - Added 9/25/96
Changing the Telnet Scroll-Back Buffer Size Added 7/27/96
Auto-Dialing for Internet Applications - Submitted 7/11/96
DOSSTART.BAT File - Submitted 6/23/96
Fixing Corrupted Exchange Files - Submitted 5/8/96
Emergency Recovery Utility - Submitted 5/8/96
Extracting files from Win95's CAB files - Added 4/9/96
Turning off the ending = with Exchange - Added 4/9/96
Using your mouse to select an area in a DOS app - Added 3/30/96
Using Exchange with more than one ISP phone number - Added 3/29/96
Backing up the Registry - Submitted 1/28/96
Adding Notepad to SENDTO - 1/11/96
Having Eudora Pro be the default e-mail program, rather than Exchange - 12/27/95
Free drive space errors with Norton Utilities - 11/5/95
Using the new DOS Edit - 9/29/95
Creating Distribution List with Exchange - 9/26/96
Using Memmaker - 9/23/95
Signatures using WordMail - 9/21/95
Creating Document templates - 9/3/95
New XCOPY switches

 


Desktop Tips

Easy Access to Folders from the Toolbar - Added 9/9/01
Organizing the Start / Programs Listing - Added 5/29/01
Restoring a Lost Desktop - Added 3/15/00
Creating a New E-Mail Shortcut - Added 1/31/00
Creating 3D Window Effect - Added 1/8/00
Creating Shutdown, Restart and Logoff Icons
- Added 1/8/00
Having your Favorites and Start Menus Sort Alphabetically
- Added 11/9/99
Increasing the Icon Cache
- Submitted 10/30/99
Make Icons 256 Color 16-Bit - Submitted 7/19/99
Removing Shortcut Arrows
- Submitted 3/28/99
Adding the Control Panel to the Start Menu - Added 10/17/98
Making Desktop Changes Permanent - Added 10/16/98
Easy Shortcuts on the Desktop - Submitted 8/14/98
Changing a Folder's Icon - Submitted 8/14/98
Full Window Drag ( Without Plus! ) - Submitted 5/25/98
Fixing Corrupted Desktop Icons - Updated 5/25/98
Getting Screen Shots - Submitted 4/12/98
Increasing the Size of the Scroll Bar - Submitted 1/11/98
Unable to Create Shortcuts on the Desktop - Added 1/3/98
Removing the InBox from the Desktop - Submitted 12/29/97
Customizing Individual Folder Icons - Submitted 11/22/97
Removing the Recycle Bin - Submitted 11/16/97
Adding Send To the Recycle Bin - Submitted 10/11/97
Having Icons with No Name - Updated 9/28/97
Moving the Start Button - Submitted 7/4/97
Aligning Drop-Down Menus to the Right - Submitted 4/25/97
Repositioning a Background Bitmap - Added 4/6/97
Changing Drive Icons - Added 4/6/97
Adding AnyFolder and Mail to SendTo - Submitted 3/7/97
Adding Shortcuts to Desktop Without "Shortcut To" text - Submitted 1/24/97
Easier User Interface - Submitted 1/24/97
Removing the Start Button - Submitted 11/24/96
Changing the clock to 24-Hour Time - Added 10/20/96
Having an Icon with No Name - Added 9/15/96
Removing the InBox and Recycle Bin Icons from the Desktop - Added 9/8/96
Removing Items from NEW on the Desktop - Added 7/28/96
Changing or Removing the Start Menu Icons - Submitted 6/29/96
Adding to the SendTo List - Submitted 6/29/96
Adding a Protected Briefcase - Submitted 6/23/96
Customizing the Start Button's Name and Icon - Added 5/28/96
Adding the Device Manager to your Desktop - Added 5/27/96
Adding Options to the Right-Click of the Start Menu - Submitted 5/20/96
How to make the task bar autohide - Added 5/15/96
More Removing Shortcut Arrows - Submitted 3/12/96
Closing Nested Folders - Added 2/28/96
Changing Application Icons - Submitted 1/21/96
Moving and Resizing the Taskbar - Submitted 1/21/96
Correcting Corrupted Fonts - 1/11/96
Updating the Desktop - 11/28/95
Adding the Desktop to your Start Menu - 11/17/95
Removing the shortcut arrows (potential problem) - 11/5/95
Getting rid of Click here to continue - 11/4/95
Adding the Control Panel icons to the Desktop - 10/2/95
Adding the Control Panel to the Start Menu - 10/2/95
Minimizing all windows - 9/24/95/95
Removing the shortcut icon arrows - 9/18/95
Turning on AutoArrange - 9/13/95
Creating document scraps - 9/13/95
Quick access to your Desktop - 9/3/95
Restoring corrupted icons
Turing off Windows Animation
Renaming the Recycle Bin
Turning off Desktop Icons
Using old Window's Groups
Speeding up the Start Menu
Changing the My Computer or Recycle Bin icons
Removing the Tildes in filenames
Removing the Network Neighborhood icon
Changing the Startup and Logoff Bitmap screens


DOS Prompt Tips

Creating a DOS Prompt to the Root of the C:\ Drive - Added 10/16/09
Showing Long and Short Filenames - Added 1/8/00
DOS Command History
- Added 12/21/99
Changing a File's Date and Time Stamp
- Added 12/21/99
Removing the Microsoft Copyright from a DOS Prompt - Added 10/16/98
Setting the Number of Lines in a DOS Window - Submitted 9/19/98
Starting DOS Fast - Submitted 6/7/98
Using Long Filenames in a DOS Box - Updated 4/12/98
Expanding Full Path or File Name - Submitted 8/30/97
Adding DOSKEY to your DOS Window - Added 4/6/97
Showing DOS Error Codes - Added 4/6/97
Changing Directories in DOS - Added 1/26/97
Entering Long Paths in a DOS Window - Added 1/26/97
Having DOS Programs Prompt for Input - Added 1/26/97
Verbose Directory Listing - Submitted 10/24/96
Easy way to open up DOS prompt in a specific directory - Added 6/20/96


Explorer Tips

Changing the Vista Windows Explorer Columns - Added 3/3/07
Restoring a Missing Menu Bar - Added 2/27/07
Removing Right-Click Items - Added 11/12/02
Changing the Default Sound in Explorer - Added 11/17/01
Running the Explorer in Separate Process (NT/XP Only) - Added 11/17/01
Changing Drive Icons in Explorer - Added 9/14/01
Changing Drive Labels in Explorer (Windows2000 and XP) - Added 9/14/01
Resetting Graphics PreView in Explorer - Added 3/13/01
Keeping Filenames in the Case You Want
- Submitted 12/20/00
Changing the Explorer's Web View Background - Added 12/21/99
Moving Up and Down Directory Levels
- Submitted 3/28/99
Hiding the File Menu in the Explorer
- Added 10/16/98
Explorer Session from the Start Menu - Updated 3/29/98
Automatically Adjusting Right-Panel Column Widths - Added 1/24/98
Inserting the Name of a File into a Document - Submitted 8/23/97
Added Non-Expanded Explorer when Right Clicking on a Folder - Submitted 8/9/97
Finding Files from Explorer - Added 7/8/97
Printing a Directory from Explorer - Submitted 7/4/97
Opening a DOS Prompt in the Directory You Want - Added 4/25/97
Starting Explorer with No Drives Expanded - Added 2/19/97
Opening Explorer and System Properties from My Computer - Submitted 1/3/97
Opening Explorer from My Computer - Submitted 12/18/96
Undo Last Command in Explorer - Added 11/29/96
File Copying in Explorer Without Opening Two Sessions - Added 7/27/96
Easier File Copying with Explorer - Added 5/15/96
Quickly Expand all folders in Explorer - Added 3/30/96
Starting Explorer when you open a Folder - Added 2/6/96
Starting Explorer from the Current DOS Directory - 9/20/95
Changing the Sort order in Explorer - 8/29/95
Using the Explorer's Send To Feature


Installation Tips

Automatically Inserting the Product ID for Office and FrontPage 2003 - Added 2/6/07
Upgrading to Windows2000 or XP - Added 4/26/04
Slipstream Service Packs into Office Installations - Added 1/31/03
Installing WindowsNT, Windows2000 and WindowsXP - Added 10/25/02
Office2000 / OfficeXP Automatic Inserting the Product ID - Added 8/16/01
Windows SUWIN Setup Error Codes - Added 5/27/01
Installing WindowsME Without a Previous OS
- Added 9/25/00
Win95 SETUP switches
- Updated 11/9/99
Creating a Network Install Tab
- Added 2/11/98
Installing Windows95 OEM SR2 over an existing version of Windows - Added 2/23/97
Office95 Upgrade Without Existing Version - Submitted 1/28/97
Upgrading Without a Previous Version of Windows Installed - Submitted 12/21/96
Automating Office95 Installations - Added 5/8/96
Installing Windows95 with no Plug and Play search - Submitted 2/28/96
Installing Windows95 with no MSN or InBox Icons - Added 2/28/96
New Win95 Batch Install Program


Internet Explorer Tips

Changing the IE9 Compatibility View - Added 11/4/2011
Opening at New Tab Windows in IE9 - Added 11/4/2011
Increasing the Maximum Connections in Internet Explorer 9 - Added 11/4/2011
Showing the Menu Bar in Internet Explorer 9 - Add 11/4/2011
Windows Updates Not Working - Added 7/1/2011
Internet Explorer 8 - Manage Add-Ons - Added 5/6/09
Adding the IE 7 Icon to the Desktop in Vista - Added 2/8/07
Bringing Back the Menu in IE7 - Added 2/4/07
Clearing Previous Entries from the Drop Down List - Added 10/18/05
Restoring Ability to Save Graphics as JPGs - Updated 8/17/05
Can't Connect to Internet With Internet Explorer - Added 10/3/04
Hyperlinks Not Working - Updated 9/1/04
Organizing the Links Toolbar with Folders - Added 3/26/04
Re-Setting Internet Explorer to Save rather than Open Files Downloaded - Updated 12/26/03
Removing Unwanted Toolbar Items - Added 10/30/03
Deleting the INDEX.DAT file (Windows2000, XP) - Added 1/5/03
Automatically Clearing the Temporary Internet Files - Added 12/21/02
Seeing When a Web Page Was Last Updated - Updated 12/21/02
Repairing/Adding Components to  IE6 - Added 11/23/02
View Source Code Not Working - Added 10/8/02
IE Toolbar Restrictions - Added 9/20/02
IE Restrictions - Added 9/20/02
Closing Multiple Windows - Added 9/10/02
View Favorites on the Desktop - Added 9/10/02
Internet Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts - Added 7/26/02
Quickly Access the Address Bar - Added 7/24/02
Removing IE Menu Items - Added 5/6/02
Download Source Files for All Operating System Versions of IE6 - Added 4/27/02
Changing Cookies Settings - Added 3/14/02
Changing the Internet Explorer Start Page - Added 2/3/02
Automatically Empty Temporary Internet Files - Added 1/22/02
Speeding Up IE If No Proxy Server is Installed - Added 1/8/02
Disabling Script Debugging - Added 1/8/02
Restoring the Default Window Size in Internet Explorer - Added 12/8/01
Changing the Default Sound in Internet Explorer
- Added 11/17/01
Removing a Branded Logo from IE - Added 11/6/01
Using Your Own Style Sheet for All Web Pages - Added 8/18/01
Internet Explorer Control Panel Restrictions - Added 6/28/01
Not Being Prompted for Download Folder - Added 5/19/01
Displaying the Internet Connection Wizard - Submitted 12/9/00
Moving Backward or Forward with the Wheel Mouse - Submitted 11/12/00
Automatic Entry of WWW and COM  - Submitted 9/19/00
Forgotten the Content Advisor Password - Added 6/18/00
Downloading More than Four Files at a Time - Submitted 6/18/00
Getting and Explorer View of Your Internet Favorites - Added 2/22/00
Disabling the Ability to Add or Remove IE's Toolbars - Added 2/21/00
Specifying the Default Download Directory in Internet Explorer - Added 2/21/00
Disabling the Ability to Change the Default Download Directory - Added 2/21/00
Clearing Internet Explorer's AutoComplete Entries - Added 2/21/00
Starting Internet Explorer in Full Screen Kiosk Mode - Added 2/21/00
Disable Internet Options - Added 2/21/00
Creating Hidden URL Shortcuts - Added 12/28/99
Easy Way to Scroll Through Web Pages
- Added 12/21/99
Internet Explorer Repair (IE5)
- Added 12/21/99
Quick Way to Change the Security Settings (IE5)
- Submitted 12/21/99
Importing and Exporting Favorites and Cookies with IE5
- Added 12/20/99
IE 5 Link Tips
- Submitted 12/18/99
Adding a History Icon to your Desktop (IE5) - Added 11/9/99
Changing Internet Explorer 5.0 Settings
- Added 6/12/99
Removing Lost IE Supervisor Password
- Added 4/20/99
Change Font Size
- Submitted 1/31/99
Opening Temporary Internet Files
- Added 11/14/98
Quickly Opening a Newsgroup from your Browser - Submitted 8/14/98
Internet Explorer in Full Screen Mode - Submitted 8/11/98
Setting Internet Explorer Window Size - Added 7/11/98
Organizing Your Favorites - Added 6/27/98
Reordering Your Links (IE 4) - Added 3/29/98
Changing the Links Icon (IE 4) - Added 3/29/98
Changing the Search Pages Used by Internet Explorer 4.0 - Added 1/13/98
Having IE Load a Default Page Other Than BLANK.HTM - Added 10/19/97
Changing the IE and Outlook Title Bars - Added 10/11/97
Changing the Information Boxes in IE 4 - Added 10/11/97
Opening Links in a New Window - Submitted 8/9/97
Accessing your best Favorites - Submitted 7/29/97
Keeping Track of Bookmarks - Submitted 7/4/97
Changing Internet Explorer's Blank Page - Submitted 7/4/97
Increasing Viewing Space - Submitted 1/31/97
Changing the Directory for the Internet Explorer Cache - Added 1/15/97
Changing the Title Bar of the Internet Explorer - Added 1/15/97
Changing the Internet Explorer, Mail and News Bitmap - Added 1/15/97
Using Other Mail Packages with Internet Explorer - Added 1/2/97
Viewing Drives with IE 3.0 - Submitted 10/17/96
Changing your Favorites Location - Added 10/6/96
Adding IE3.0 Bookmarks to the Start Menu - Submitted 9/15/96
Adding Custom Links and Applications to Internet Explorer 3.0 Toolbar - Added 9/7/96
Adding your HTML Editor to the Internet Explorer 3.0 Toolbar - Added 8/16/96
Organizing Internet Explorer 3.0's Favorites - Added 8/16/96
Changing the Internet Explorer 3.0's ToolBar Background - Added 8/16/96
Turning off the underline of hot links in Internet Explorer 3.0 - Added 6/29/96
Starting the Internet Explorer with no initial Start Page - Added 4/21/96
Keeping Control of URL Bookmarks - 1/8/96


Keyboard Tips

Windows7 Keyboard Shortcuts
Internet Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts - Added 7/26/02
Remap the Right-Alt Key to be the Windows Key - Submitted 11/9/01
Disabling the Windows Key with NT or Windows2000 - Added 5/14/01
Outlook Shortcut Keys - Added 2/1/00
Front Page Shortcut Keys
- Added 1/10/00
Fast Access to the Desktop - Submitted 7/19/99
Opening Up the Task Manager in NT 4
- Submitted 7/24/98
MS-Natural Keyboard Shortcuts - Updated 5/3/98
Getting to My Computer from the Control Panel - Submitted 3/8/98
Undo - Submitted 2/18/98
Minimizing all windows - 2/15/98
Shortcut to System Properties - Submitted 2/4/98
Duplicating the Right Mouse Click - Submitted 1/21/98
Accessing Programs from the Start Button - Submitted 9/13/97
Quickly Starting Explorer - Submitted 7/29/97
Remapping the Keyboard - Added 4/12/97
Internet Explorer Shortcuts - Added 9/28/96
Bringing up the Properties Window - Submitted 7/27/96
Resizing or Moving a Window - Added 7/21/96
Keystroking is faster the using the mouse - Submitted 1/23/96
Explorer Shortcut Keys - 9/26/95
Searching for files - 9/24/95
Copy files with a Mouse/Keyboard combo - 9/23/95


Miscellaneous Tips

Determining Your Processor's Speed - Updated 11/23/02
While initializing device vkd error - Added 6/22/01
Swapping the Mouse Buttons for Left Hand from the Command Line - Added 6/17/01
Using the Wheel Mouse to Control the Font Size - Submitted 5/12/01
Creating a Directory That is Not Accessible From Windows - Submitted 4/8/00
Creating Custom Boot Floppies - Added 3/15/00
Saving File Searches - Added 2/21/00
Searching for Files In All Drives
- Submitted 2/12/00
Renaming CD ROM Drive Letter - Submitted 2/12/00
Deleting the TEMP Directory at Bootup - Added 1/30/00
Changing the Colors of the Blue Screen of Death
- Added 1/27/00
Powering on the Computer With Your Mouse - Submitted 11/9/99
Removing Programs from the Control Panel
- Updated 8/14/98
Not Loading DriveSpace or DoubleSpace Drivers - Submitted 8/12/98
Increasing Performance - Updated 8/11/98
Increasing Disk Performance - Submitted 6/14/98
Clearing the Documents Folder - Submitted 6/7/98
Opening a File with Application that is Different than its Registered One - Submitted 3/29/98
Fixing VMM32 Memory Leak - Added 2/12/98
Removing One Document File from START / DOCUMENTS - Submitted 12/29/97
Finding Files with Specific Text in Them - Submitted 12/29/97
Creating a Support Information Button - Submitted 11/29/97
Create (or replace) the Manufacture's logo in System Properties - Submitted 11/29/97
Adding printers to the Add Printer Dialog Box - Submitted 10/11/97
Device Problems with Removable Hard Drives - Submitted 10/11/97
Deleting Files Without Sending Them to the Recycle Bin - Submitted 9/13/97
Changing the Recycle Bin Size - Submitted 9/13/97
Displaying Last File Searches - Submitted 9/13/97
Associating Several File Extensions to the Same Program - Submitted 8/23/97
Fast Open of the Start Menu - Submitted 7/4/97
Getting Item Properties - Submitted 4/19/97
Starting Win95 Without Running Apps in the Startup Folder - Submitted 4/5/97
Removing a program from the Control Panel - Submitted 3/12/97
Using FIND to Search Across Multiple Drives - Added 2/19/97
RUNDLL Error Message - Submitted 1/28/96
Automatically Delete Files Sent to Recycle Bin - Submitted 11/29/96
The Simplest Multi-Boot - Submitted 11/24/96
Enabling Telephony Controls - Submitted 11/3/96
Disabling CDs AutoRun - Added 10/20/96
Control Panel CPL Files - Added 10/19/96
Reserving Resources from Plug and Play Devices - Added 10/6/96
Viewing System IRQ, I/O, Memory and DMA Utilization - Added 10/6/96
Installing with an INF File - Added 9/1/96
Automatically Deleting Files in the Recycle Bin - Submitted 8/5/96
Increasing your Sound Card's Bass and Treble - Added 6/8/96
ATI Video Card and COM4 conflicts - Submitted 5/3/96
System Policies when logging on to an NT Domain - Submitted 4/28/96
Changing to Win 3.x Shell - Submitted 4/28/96
Quickly Opening Text Files - Submitted 4/23/96
Changing your Modem's Initialization String - Added 4/9/96
Saving memory by adjusting your CD Cache - Added 3/30/96
Easy File Deletes - Submitted 2/19/96
Update to DTC 2278 D Controller and CD ROMs - Submitted 2/15/96
HP Print Failures - Added 1/27/96
Eliminate banner page from printing when running HP 4 & 5 printer - Submitted 1/26/96
Designating Drive Letter for CD ROMs and other removable media - Added 1/20/96
Upgrading with Pro Audio Spectrum Cards - Submitted 1/16/96
Bypass starting Windows95 - Submitted 1/14/96
Quick Format a Floppy Disk - Submitted 1/13/96
Creating a Boot Menu - 12/27/95
Selecting non-recognized modems - 12/25/95
Creating PRN File Types - 12/13/95
Refresh SCSI Devices - 11/28/95
DTC Controller I/O Problems - 11/18/95
Removing programs listed in Control Panel's Remove Programs - 11/4/95
Drivespace and Memory - 11/1/95
Booting to DOS - 10/2/95
Turning off Numlock - 9/13/95
Quickly Restarting Win95- 9/12/95
S3 Video and COM 4 - 9/9/95
Potential problems with 16-bit WINSOCK.DLL's - 9/1/95
Speeding up your double-speed CD-ROM - 8/31/95
Copying Graphics
Read the TIPS.TXT File


Network Tips

Connecting a Windows7 Workstation to a Windows2000 Server - Added 7/23/10
VPN and Browsing - Added 2/10/07
Browse Master Monitor - Added 2/8/07
Using More Than One Modem at a Time - Added 11/6/00
Hiding Network Shares - Added 11/6/00
Seeing Servers Your Are Connected To When OnLine
- Added 10/8/00
Backing Up Your ISP Settings - Added 2/22/00
Forcing Alpha-Numeric Passwords - Added 2/12/00
Speeding Up Internet Searches - Added 1/9/00
Auto-Dial Internet Connections (Win98) - Added 12/6/99
Opening the Make New Connection Dialog Box
- Submitted 6/30/99
Help Stop Modem Disconnects
- Added 1/16/99
Speeding Up Your Modem's Dialing
- Submitted 12/31/98
Showing Your Actual Modem's Connection Speed
- Added 10/25/98
Increasing Modem Performance - Submitted 8/17/98
Controlling Your Modem's Speaker - Submitted 7/3/98
To Find Your IP Address - Submitted 5/25/98
Determine the Optimal MAX MTU Setting - Added 2/21/98
Faster Access to the Network Properties Box - Submitted 2/18/98
Using UNC Network Names with Files - Submitted 12/7/97
Faster Connecting to the Internet - Submitted 11/22/97
Changing the Number of Rings Before Dial-Up Server Answers - Submitted 10/4/97
Resetting Forgotten Dial-Up Server Password - Added 10/2/97
Speeding up Dial-Up Networking for Games - Submitted 9/13/97
Monitoring Your Dial-Up Connection - Added 8/23/97
No Network Logon Prompt - Added 2/16/97
Not Saving your Dial-Up Password - Submitted 11/22/96
Fixing a problem with Shortcuts that keep network UNC connections - Added 10/20/96
Changing the MaxMTU and other Network Settings - Added 10/19/96
Disable Password Caching - Added 10/19/96
Starting a Dial-Up Connection from the Command Line - Added 10/9/96
Automatic NT Domain Log On - Added 7/21/96
Auto-Dialing for 32-bit Internet Applications - Submitted 7/11/96
Dial-Back with Windows95 - Added 6/2/96
Disabling File and Print Sharing - Added 4/29/96
Changing your Modem's Initialization String - Added 4/9/96
Easy way to Re-Dial on busy signals - Submitted 2/15/96
Increasing a Modem's timeout period - 1/12/96
Setting Automatic Redial for Dial-up Networking - 10/19/95
Potential problems with 16-bit WINSOCK.DLL's - 9/1/95
Dial-In Scripting


Registry Tips

Allowing Network Access with Blank Passwords (XP and Vista) - Added 2/10/07
Preventing Changes to File Associations - Added 9/18/02
Locking File Associations - Added 9/18/02
Turning off System Beeps - Added 9/10/02
Changing the Location Of Special Folders - Added 9/10/11
Deleting Specific Registry Value - Added 12/22/01
Setting the Recycle Bin to Always Delete - Added 11/17/01
Setting the Internet Explorer Home Page - Submitted 9/4/01
Preparing to Move Hard Drive to Another Computer - Submitted 12/20/00
Comparing Registries - Added 2/21/00
Setting Excel 2000 High-Contrast Cell Selection - Added 2/2/00
Changing Common Icons - Updated 1/31/00
Prevent Changes to the Start Menu - Added 1/31/00
DOS Restrictions - Updated 1/31/00
Networking Restrictions
- Updated 1/31/00
Control Panel Restrictions
- Updated 1/31/00
Restricting the Start Menu, Explorer and the Desktop
- Updated 1/30/00
Removing Shutdown from the Start Menu - Added 1/30/00
Changing Office 2000's Excel Undo History - Added 1/27/00
Changing the Title on Windows Media Player
- Added 1/27/00
Eliminating the Right Click on the Taskbar - Added 1/10/00
Eliminating the Right Click on the Desktop - Added 1/10/00
Turning Off the Help on Min, Max, Close Icons
- Added 1/8/00
Adding Open With to the Right Click in the Explorer
- Added 12/28/99
Automatically Deleting a Registry Key
- Added 12/20/99
Fixing no AutoRun for CDs - Added 11/9/99
Renaming the File System Profiles - Added 4/20/99
Sticky Menus - Added 4/20/99
Automatic Shutdown with Windows NT
- Submitted 3/28/99
Kill Hung Processes When Logging Off in Windows NT
- Submitted 3/28/99
NT Crash Log File
- Submitted 3/28/99
Changing the Location of Outlook Express Data Files
- Added 1/16/99
Disabling the Blinking Cursor - Added 10/17/98
Re-Enabling DHCP Error Messages - Added 9/20/98
Getting Rid of Schemes - Updated 6/7/98
Hiding Any Combination of Drives - Submitted 2/15/98
Creating a Legal Text Notice Before Logon - Added 2/15/98
Removing the Hand Icon from Shared Resources - Submitted 2/11/98
Enabling the Middle Mouse Button on Logitech Mouse - Submitted 12/7/97
Easily Opening a File with Notepad - Submitted 10/25/97
Displaying Hi-Color Icons without the Plus Pack - Submitted 10/19/97
Backing Up the Registry - Submitted 9/13/97
Removing Unwanted Items from the RUN Menu - Submitted 8/23/97
Opening a DOS Window to either the Drive or Directory in Explorer - Submitted 8/9/97
Compacting the Registry - Submitted 4/5/97
Changing Exchange's Mailbox Location - Added 3/29/97
Removing Sound Events from Control Panel / Sounds - Added 3/16/97
Changing the Registered Owner - Added 2/6/97
Adding an Application to the Right Click on Every Folder - Added 1/30/97
Adding Explore From Here to Every Folder - Added 1/30/97
Saving Desktop Settings - Submitted 1/11/97
Getting Rid of Tips - Submitted 1/2/97
Changing the Location of Windows95's Installation Files - Added 12/18/96
Creating a Network Logon Banner - Submitted 12/7/96
Creating a Default File Opener - Added 11/29/96
Deleting Registry Keys from the Command Line - Added 11/3/96
Automatic Screen Refresh - Added 10/24/96
Changing the MaxMTU and other Network Settings - Added 10/19/96
Adding Items to the Start Button - Added 10/17/96
Removing the InBox and Recycle Bin Icons from the Desktop - Added 9/8/96
Removing Items from NEW on the Desktop - Added 7/28/96
Changing the Telnet Scroll-Back Buffer Size Added 7/27/96
Changing the Tips of the Day - Submitted 7/27/96
Disabling Drives in My Computer - Added 7/24/96
Not Saving Setting on Exit - Added 7/21/96
Not Displaying the Network Neighborhood - Added 7/21/96
Disabling Run or Find from the Start Menu - Added 7/21/96
Hiding All Icons from the Desktop - Added 7/21/96
Get Your Folders to Open the Way You Want Every Time - Submitted 7/7/96
Modifying Default Desktop Icons - Added 7/1/96
Disabling the Right-Click on the Start Button - Added 6/29/96
Disabling My Computer - Added 6/29/96
Clearing the Documents Menu Automatically - Added 6/2/96
Opening Explorer from My Computer - Added 5/28/96
Fixing a Corrupt Registry - Added 5/12/96
Recycle Bin Edits - Submitted 5/2/96
Not Displaying the Last User Logged on - Added 4/29/96
Setting the Minimum Password Length - Added 4/29/96
Disabling File and Print Sharing - Added 4/29/96
Removing the Shortcut Arrows - Added 4/21/96
Turn Off Window Animation - Added 4/21/96
To speed up the Start Menu - Added 4/21/96
Changing your Modem's Initialization String - Added 4/21/96
Increasing the Modem Timeout - Added 4/21/96
Removing Programs listed from the Control Panel's Add/Remove Programs Section - Added 4/21/96
Specifying programs to run every time Windows95 starts - Added 4/21/96


Win98 Tips

Removing Unchecked MSCONFIG Startup Entries - Added 11/18/04
Assigning WAV Files When You Open a Folder - Added 7/9/00
Helping to Reduce Modem Timeouts - Added 2/21/00
Hardware Information Utility - Added 2/12/00
Changing the Version Displayed on the Desktop - Added 2/4/00
Enabling Fast Shutdown - Added 1/30/00
Showing the Windows Version on the Desktop - Added 1/20/00
Restoring the Column Display to the Start Menu - Added 11/9/99
Restoring the Explorer's Attrib Column in Win98 SE
- Submitted 10/2/99
Adding the URL History to the Start Menu
- Added 4/20/99
Removing or Changing the Windows Update Feature
- Added 4/20/99
Putting the Desktop Back on the Quick Launch Bar
- Added 4/11/99
Backing Up and Restoring the Registry
- Added 4/11/99
ScanReg.INI settings
- Added 4/11/99
Disabling Web View in the Win98 File Explorer
- Submitted 4/11/99
Link Wizard
- Added 1/16/99
Removing Log Off Username from the Start Menu
- Added 1/16/99
Restoring Your Registry
- Submitted 12/31/98
Power Management Troubleshooter
- Added 11/15/98
Bypassing the Need to Register Win98 to get the Automatic Upgrades
- Submitted 10/25/98
Using Windows98's Disk Cleanup - Added 10/25/98
Hiding the Windows98 Version on the Desktop - Added 10/17/98
Disabling the Active Desktop - Added 10/16/98
Running the Windows Update Manager - Added 9/26/98
Disabling the Windows Update Manager - Added 9/26/98
Disabling Automatic IP Addressing - Added 9/20/98
Adding Shortcuts to the Desktop - Added 9/20/98
Adding Shortcuts to Menus - Added 9/20/98
Gradient Fill Title Bars
- Added 9/20/98
Installing the OEM Version Over Win95
- Submitted 9/5/98
Adding Microsoft Fax and Windows Messaging - Added 8/28/98
Right Mouse Click and the Start Menu Programs - Added 8/14/98
Changing the Names of the Programs on the Quck Lauch Toolbar - Submitted 8/11/98
ScanReg - Added 8/1/98
Installing the Resource Kit - Added 8/1/98
Increasing Drive Performance - Added 8/1/98
Configuring for Single Click - Added 8/1/98
Running the System File Checker - Added 8/1/98
System Information Utility with Win98 - Added 8/1/98
System Configuration Utility with Win98 - Added 8/1/98
Putting the Desktop Back on the Quick Launch Bar - Added 8/1/98
Adding Programs to Windows98 Quick Launch Bar - Added 7/24/98
Installing Pinball with Win98 - Added 7/24/98


Windows2000 Tips

Operation Was Attempted on Something That Is Not a Socket Error - Added 11/19/04
System32 Folder Opens When Logging On - Added 3/26/04
Faster DOS Printing - Submitted 6/21/03
Show Hidden Devices - Submitted 11/26/02
Enable / Disable the Task Manager - Added 10/17/02
Problems with 16-Bit Programs After Installing SP2 - Submitted 7/24/02
Common Command Console Utilities - Added 9/9/01
Quick Access to the Device Manager - Added 9/9/01
Enabling NumLock on by Default - Added 8/16/01
Using MSCONFIG to Change the Programs Starting Automatically - Updated 8/16/01
Increasing File System Caching - Added 8/16/01
Increasing System Performance - Added 8/16/01
Disabling Dr. Watson - Added 6/22/01
Enabling CD AutoRun - Added 6/22/01
Starting Programs Automatically at Each Command Prompt - Added 6/19/01
Renaming the My Computer Icon - Added 6/19/01
Quick Windows2000 Shutdown/Restart - Added 5/18/01
Fix Browsing Delay to Win98/ME Computers - Added 5/18/01
Windows 2000 Command Reference - Added 5/18/01
Date and Time Environment Variables - Added 5/18/01
Changing File Associations from the Command Prompt - Added 5/14/01
Network Bindings - Added 5/9/01
Disable Regedit From Opening to Previous Location - Added 5/1/01
Not Displaying Last User Logged On - Added 5/1/01
Creating a Logon Banner - Added 5/1/01
Easy Way to Share Multiple Folders - Added 4/19/01
Access to All Dial-Up Connections
- Added 4/19/01
Changing Drive Letters - Added 4/1/01
Cascading My Computer Folder
- Added 1/21/01
Automatic Creation of Admin Shares
- Submitted 12/24/00
Additional Information From the Task Manager - Added 11/23/00
Enabling DMA/UDMA - Added 11/23/00
Enabling Hibernation - Added 9/13/00
Unsigned Driver Installation - Added 9/10/00
Changing the Logon Background Color - Added 9/5/00
System File Checker
- Added 9/1/00
Starting the Indexing Service to Speed Up File Searches
- Added 9/1/00
Automatic File & Directory Name Completion - Added 9/1/00
Moving My Documents - Added 9/1/00
Displaying More File Information in Explorer
- Added 9/1/00
Running Applications as Another User - Added 9/1/00
Opening a Command Prompt to a Particular Directory from Explorer - Added 9/1/00
Removing Personalized Menus
- Added 8/31/00
Display Administrative Tools  - Added 8/31/00
Display Logoff  - Added 8/31/00
Expand Control Panel, My Documents, Network and Dial-Up Connections or Printers  - Added 8/31/00
Displaying Hardware Conflicts  - Added 8/31/00
Bring Up Task Manager Directly  - Added 8/31/00
Quickly Changing Directories  - Added 8/31/00
Disk Cleanup - Added 8/31/00


WindowsME Tips

 Increasing File Handles for DOS Programs - Added 9/23/01
Cascading My Computer Folder - Added 1/21/01
Detailed Error Message Log
- Added 12/24/00
Installing MS Backup - Added 12/24/00
Enabling System File Protection PopUp Windows - Added 12/24/00
Bypass Installation Processor Check - Submitted 12/24/00
Disabling PC Health
- Submitted 12/20/00
Running ScanReg - Submitted 12/20/00
Deleting Unnecessary Files - Added 12/20/00
Automated WindowsME Installation - Added 11/25/00
Turning Off System Restore
- Added 11/15/00
Locking the Taskbar in Place - Added 10/28/00
Installing WindowsME Without a Previous OS
- Added 10/18/00
Removing Personalized Menus
- Added 10/18/00
Creating a Quick Boot Disk
- Added 10/8/00
Displaying More File Information in Explorer - Added 10/8/00
Monitoring the Dial-Up Adapter Performance - Added 10/8/00


 WindowsXP Tips

IPCONFIG Error - Added 9/15/07
Browse Master Monitor - Added 2/8/07
Taking Ownership Of a Folder - 2/6/07
Repairing Damaged Winsock2 - Updated 2/6/07
Task Manager is Menu Bar is Missing - Added 2/6/07
Network Connection Always Shows Access Denied - Added 2/6/07
Hiding Manage My Computer - Added 11/25/05
Finding Your XP Product ID - Added 11/25/05
Forgotten Admin or User's Password - Added 11/25/05
Showing Common Tasks in Window - Added 11/25/05
Renaming Multiple Files in a Directory - Added 11/19/05
Disable Windows Tour - Added 11/19/05
Windows Help and Support Error - Added 11/19/05
Speeding Up Network Browsing - Added 11/14/05
Editing the Boot.ini file - Added 10/18/05
Running CHKDSK- Added 8/17/05
Opening Shared Folders Snap-In - Added 8/17/05
Additional Utilities - Added 8/17/05
Viewing Your IP Address Information - Added 8/17/05
Make Pictures Smaller Unavailable - Added 8/17/05
Creating a Suspend Shortcut - Submitted 3/2/05
Changing the User Type - Added 3/2/05
Determining Which Services are Associated with SVCHOST - Added 3/2/05
Identify Faulty Device Drivers - Added 3/2/05
Viewing Installed Drivers - Added 3/2/05
Operation Was Attempted on Something That Is Not a Socket Error - Added 11/19/04
Opening Ports or Adding Allowed Programs with SP2's Firewall - Added 9/30/04
Autoexec.nt or Config.nt Errors - Added 9/17/04
Common Control Panel Applets - Added 9/17/04
Windows Explorer Opens Search Companion Rather than the Folder - Added 9/1/04
Running SFC without a CD ROM - Added 6/9/04
Guest Only Network Access - Added 4/11/04
Not Displaying Previous Network Share Shortcuts - Added 3/26/004
Hiding a XP Computer from Network Neighborhood - Added 3/26/04
Easy Way to Share Multiple Folders - Added 3/26/04
System32 Folder Opens When Logging On - Added 3/26/04
Not Viewing Zip Files as Folders - Added 3/4/04
Setting Capslock, Numlock, Scroll Lock - Added 3/4/04
Running Network Diagnostics - Added 3/4/04
DOS Tips in XP - Submitted 3/4/04
Restoring Desktop Icon to the Quicklaunch Bar - Added 12/26/03
Network Access After Norton Anti-Virus Install - Added 12/9/03
Fixing Cryptographic Services Error - Added 12/8/03
Fixing Explorer Searching Rather Than Opening Directories - Added 11/30/03
Configure for Auto-Logon - Added 11/28/03
Services You Can Disable - Updated 10/30/03
Stopping the Messenger Service - Added 6/21/03
Faster DOS Printing - Added 6/21/03
Cleaning the Prefect Directory - Added 3/2/03
Not Displaying Logon, Logoff, Startup and Shutdown Status Messages - Added 3/2/03
Accessing Non-Listed Display Configurations - Added 3/2/03
Repair Install - Added 2/9/03
Missing or Corrupt NTOSKRNL - Added 2/9/03
Missing or Corrupt HAL.DLL - Added 2/9/03
Corrupted or Missing \WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\CONFIG - Added 2/9/03
NTLDR or NTDETECT.COM Not Found - Added 2/9/03
Bringing Up the Shutdown Dialog Box - Added 1/31/03
Disabling the F3 Search Key - Added 1/20/03
Adding TCP/IP Printers - Added 1/7/03
Increasing the Folder Cache - Added 1/6/03
Hiding the Last User Logged On - Added 1/4/03
Poweroff at Shutdown - Added 1/4/03
Remembering Folder Settings - Added 12/21/02
Stop Password Expiration - Updated 12/21/02
Installing Java Virtual Machine - Updated 12/21/02
Preventing Applications from Stealing the Focus - Added 12/4/02
Disable Explorer Thumbnail View - Added 12/4/02
Adding Environment Variables - Added 12/4/02
Disable Passport Pop-Up - Added 11/26/02
Show Hidden Devices - Submitted 11/26/02
Spell Check Not Working With Outlook Express and Office97 - Added 11/23/02
Disable Shared Documents - Added 11/23/02
Disable the Remote Desktop Sharing (RDS) icon's menu - Submitted 11/23/02
Prevent the Remote Desktop Sharing (RDS) icon from appearing in the notification tray - Submitted 11/23/02
Printing a Directory - Added 11/12/02
Removing Thumbs.db Files - Added 11/12/02
Enable / Disable the Task Manager - Added 10/17/02
Saving Desktop Settings - Added 9/11/02
Hiding the Windows Version on the Desktop - Added 9/10/02
Using Media Player 6.4 - Added 9/10/02
Controlling the Desktop Cleanup Wizard - Added 7/24/02
Clearing the Page File on Shutdown  - Updated 7/24/02
Restoring Access to CD ROMs - Added 5/22/02
ReInstalling WindowsXP - Added 5/21/02
Setting the Dir Command to Display Filenames on the Left - Added 5/10/02
Dell Computer Not Keeping Correct Time - Added 5/5/02
Fix Browsing Delay to Win98/ME Computers - Added 5/4/02
Formatting a Partition Greater than 32 GIGs with FAT32 - Added 4/27/02
Adding SafeBoot to the Boot Menu - Added 4/23/02
No GUI Boot - Added 4/23/02
Speeding the Startup of Some CD Burner Programs - Added 4/23/02
Using the Internet Explorer Classic Search - Added 4/20/02
Logging in as Administrator - Added 4/11/02
Correcting Fast User Switching Error - Added 4/11/02
Using the Classic Search in Explorer - Added 4/11/02
No To All When Overwriting Files - Added 4/5/02
Re-Installing User Login Pictures - Added 4/5/02
WINIPCFG for XP - Added 4/1/02
Search Companion Error - Added 4/1/02
Installing the Backup Program on the Home Version - Added 4/1/02
Changing Drive Letters - Added 3/30/02
Turn off the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer as the Default Image Viewer - Updated 3/29/02
Allowing Network Access with Blank Passwords - Added 3/23/02
Changing the Default DOS Window Properties - Added 3/22/02
Changing the Registered Owner - Added 3/20/02
Opening a Command Prompt to a Particular Directory from Explorer - Added 3/18/02
Adding Time Servers - Added 3/18/02
Creating a Boot Floppy - Added 3/14/02
Getting Rid of Unread Email Messages - Added 3/10/02
Changing the Login Screen Saver - Added 3/8/02
Running NetMeeting - Added 3/8/02
Set the Online Registration as Being Completed - Added 3/4/02
Decreasing Boot Time - Added 3/4/02
Re-Enabling System Restore - Added 3/3/02
Hiding Logon Names - Added 3/3/02
Reinstalling the TCP/IP Protocol - Added 3/2/02
Renaming the Start Button - Added 2/25/02
Rollback a Device Driver - Added 2/18/02
Selecting What Details to Display in the Explorer - Added 2/3/02
Closing Multiple Taskbar Items - Submitted 2/3/02
Remembering Outlook / Outlook Express Password - Submitted 1/26/02
Turning Off the Firewall - Added 1/26/02
Grouping Similar Taskbar Buttons - Added 1/26/02
Turning Off the Guest Account - Added 1/22/02
Original NT Style Logon Screen - Updated 1/19/02
Turning Off the Built-In CD Burner - Added 1/15/02
Hiding System Tray Icons - Added 1/10/02
Faster Task Switching - Added 2/6/02
WindowsXP Command Line Utilities - Added 2/5/02
Disabling Error Reporting - Added 12/5/01
Adding a Title for the Command Prompt Title Bar
- Added 11/27/01
Increasing Graphics Performance - Added 11/27/01
Creating an Automated Install of WindowsXP - Added 11/12/01
Creating a Shutdown/Reboot Icon - Added 11/11/01
Command Line Help Reference - Added 11/11/01
Using the System File Checker - Added 11/11/01
Disabling Balloon Tips - Added 11/9/01
Speeding Up the Display of Start Menu Items - 11/8/01
Installing the NetBEUI Protocol - Added 11/7/01
Setting System Time Over the Internet - Added 11/5/01
Creating a Password Recovery Disk - Added 11/5/01
Changing the Default Search Settings - Added 11/5/01
Opening an Explorer Window to the Directory You Want - Added 9/4/01
Disabling Hibernation - Added 8/20/01
Locking the Workstation - Added 8/19/01
Changing the Picture Displayed for a User - Added 8/19/01
Displaying the QuickLaunch Toolbar - Added 8/16/01
Increasing System Performance - Added 8/16/01
Removing the MSN Messenger - Added 8/16/01
Common Command Console Utilities - Added 8/16/01
Automatically Ending Non-Responsive Tasks - Added 8/16/01
Changing the Internet Explorer Title - Added 8/16/01
Changing Visual Effects - Added 8/16/01
Changing System Restore Settings - Added 8/16/01
Configuring the Firewall - Added 8/16/01
Changing Programs That Start Automatically - Added 8/16/01
Adding / Removing Additional Programs - Added 8/16/01
Displaying and Configuring the Classic Start Menu - Added 8/16/01
Increasing File System Caching - Added 8/16/01
Enabling NumLock on by Default - Added 8/16/01


Vista Tips

Opening CHM Files - Added 6/7/09
Changing the Registered Owner and Registered Organization - Added 1/11/09
Fixing the Boot Record - Added 1/9/09
Changing the OEM Information - Added 1/9/09
Changing My Pictures and My Music - Added 9/26/08
Using the Windows Explorer Favorites Links - Added 6/13/08
Getting More Information from Programs and Features - Added 6/13/08
Showing Super Hidden Files - Added 6/13/08
Cleanup Files After Upgrading to SP1 - Added 6/13/08
Fixing Corrupted TCP/IP Files - Added 6/13/08
Repairing a Corrupted Winsock Registry Entry - Added 6/13/08
Searching a Folder - Added 3/28/08
Turning Off Vista's Built-In CD Burning - Added 3/28/08
Quick Access to the TEMP Directory - Added 3/28/08
Turning On/Off Thumbnail Preview - Added 3/28/08
Changing the Windows Border Padding - Added 3/28/08
Another Way to Open Command Window Here - Added 3/28/08
Disabling Unneeded Windows Features - Added 1/13/08
Access My Computer (or any Folder) from the Toolbar - Added 1/13/08
Organizing File Display into Stacks - Added 1/13/08
Organizing File Display into Groups - Added 1/13/08
Reliability and Performance Monitor - Added 1/13/08
Changing the Size of the Details Pane - Added 1/13/08
Shutdown Icon is Missing - Added 1/12/08
Changing the Location of the Documents Folder - Added 1/12/08
Quick Access to Programs in the Quick Launch Bar - Added 9/15/07
Easy Access to Clock / Calendar - Added 9/15/07
Displaying a Checkbox For Selecting Files and Directories - Added 9/15/07
Flip3D Task Switching - Added 3/24/07
Changing the Desktop Icon Size - Updated 3/24/07
Installing Vista With No Product Key - Added 3/10/07
Changing the Windows Explorer Columns - Added 3/3/07
Initial Configuration Changes - Added 3/1/07
Changing the Folders Vista Includes to Index and Search - Added 2/28/07
Turning Hibernate On or Off - Added 2/21/07
Changing the Action for the Start Menu Power Button - Added 2/21/07
Opening to a Command Prompt from the Explorer - Added 2/17/07
RoboCopy - Added 2/17/07
Showing the Explorer Menu - Added 2/17/07
Viewing Hidden and System Files - Added 2/17/07
Turning on Single Click for Icons - Added 2/17/07
Displaying the Volume Control on the System Tray - Added 2/17/07
Removing the Shortcut Arrows - Added 2/17/07
Vista Opening Links to Another Web Browser Than IE - Added 2/12/07
Allowing Network Access with Blank Passwords - Added 2/8/07
Adding the IE 7 Icon to the desktop - Added 2/8/07
Resizing Partitions - Added 2/7/07
Access Denied to Folders - Added 2/7/07
Using the Snip Tool - Added 2/6/07
Sending a Picture as an E-Mail - Added 2/6/07
Pinning Programs to the Start Menu - Added 2/6/07
GUI Performance - Added 2/6/07
Displaying Run on the Desktop - Added 2/6/07
Displaying Run on the Start Menu - Added 2/6/07
Changing the Sidebar - Added 2/6/07
Changing the Desktop Icon Size - Added 2/6/07
Services You Can Disable - Added 2/6/07


Windows7 Tips

Changing a Shortcut's Icon - Added 10/30/2012
Connecting XP Computer to Windows7 - Added 10/30/2012
Disable Windows Animations - Added 10/30/2012
Enabling PING to Windows7 - Added 10/30/2012
Connecting a Windows7 Computer to Wireless WEP Router or Access Point  - Added 10/30/2012
Enabling the Hidden Administrator Account - Added 8/25/2011
Creating a Shortcut to Lock the Workstation - Added 8/24/2011
Creating Shutdown and Restart Shortcuts - Added 8/24/2011
Creating a Manufacturer's Information and Logo - Added 8/24/2011
Changing Windows7 My Documents Location - Added 7/1/2011
Speeding up Mouse Hover Time for Taskbar Thumbnails - Added 6/8/2011
Searching the Internet from the Start Menu -  Added 6/8/2011
Previewing Fonts - Added 6/8/2011
Showing Icon Text on the Taskbar - Added 6/8/2011
God Mode Folder - Added 6/7/2011
Using Robocopy for Backups - Added 6/7/2011
Deleting Temporary Internet Cache Files from the Windows Explorer - Added 6/7/2011
General File Cleanup - Added 10/21/09
Changing the Action Center Alerts - Added 10/19/09
Resource Monitor - Added 10/19/09
Problem Step Recorder - Added 10/19/09
Automatically Logging On - Added 10/16/09
Installing Google Chrome - Added 10/16/09
Changing the Desktop Icon Size - Updated 10/16/09
Running a Program in Compatibility Mode - Added 6/8/09
Fixing Pin to Taskbar Disabled - Added 6/7/09
Changing the Desktop Icon Size - Added 6/7/09
Changing the Control Panel Icon Size - Added 6/7/09
Windows Explorer Single Click - Added 6/7/09
Always Show Menus - Added 6/7/09
Using Check Box to Select Items - Added 6/7/09
Changing the User Account Control - Added 6/7/09
Changing Power Options - Added 6/7/09
Turn off Windows Animation - Added 6/7/09
Speed up Boot Time - Added 6/7/09
Turning off Hibernation - Added 6/7/09
External Projector Display - Added 6/7/09
Quick Ways to Show the Desktop - Added 6/7/09
Changing the Explorer from Libraries to Computer View - Added 6/7/09
Using Jump Lists to Access Files and Directories - Added 6/7/09
Minimizing All But One Window - Added 6/7/09
Maximizing, Restoring and Moving Windows - Added 6/7/09
Changing the Taskbar - Added 5/6/09
Windows Disk Image Burner - Added 5/6/09
Restoring Gadgets After Disabling User Account Control - Added 5/6/09
New Calculator Functionality - Added 5/6/09
Hide Empty Drives - Added 5/6/09
Sticky Notes - Added 5/6/09


Windows8 Tips

Logging Off - Added 12/8/2012
Taking Screen Shots - Added 12/8/2012
Activating a Clean Install using Windows8 Upgrade DVD - Added 12/8/2012
Windows8 Hot Corners - Added 12/3/2012
Windows Key Shortcuts - Added 12/3/2012
Shutting Down or Restarting the Computer - Added 12/3/2012
Creating Shutdown and Restart Shortcuts - Added 12/3/2012
Pinning Applications, Shortcuts and Folders to the Smart Screen - Added 12/3/2012
Changing a Shortcut's Icon - Added 12/3/2012
Automatically Logging On - Added 12/3/2012
Changing the Start Screen Background - Added 12/3/2012
Changing the Lock Screen Background - Added 12/3/2012
Changing Startup Programs - Added 12/3/2012
Disable Windows Animations - Added 12/3/2012
Changing the Active Window Menu Color - Added 12/3/2012
Changing the Desktop Background - Added 12/3/2012


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