Skip to content

Category Archives: Microsoft

Dual Boot XP

A computer can be configured to let you choose between two or more operating systems each time you restart the computer. With multibooting, you can choose which operating system to run or specify a default OS if no selection is made during the restart process. Computers Containing Multiple Windows 2000 or Windows XP Partitions Before […]

Continue Reading: Dual Boot XP →
Using Remote Desktop

You must first enable the Remote Desktop feature on your office computer so that you can control it remotely from another computer. You must be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group to enable Remote Desktop on your Windows XP Professional-based computer. To setup your office computer to use Remote […]

Continue Reading: Using Remote Desktop →
Change The Default Location For Installing Apps

As the size of hard drives increase, more people are using partitions to separate and store groups of files. XP uses the C:Program Files directory as the default base directory into which new programs are installed. However, you can change the default installation drive and/ or directory by using a Registry hack. Go to : […]

Continue Reading: Change The Default Location For Installing Apps →
Auto End Tasks to Enable a Proper Shutdown

This reg file automatically ends tasks and timeouts that prevent programs from shutting down and clears the Paging File on Exit. 1. Copy the following (everything in the box) into notepad. QUOTEWindows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerMemory Management]”ClearPageFileAtShutdown”=dword:00000001 [HKEY_USERS.DEFAULTControl PanelDesktop]”AutoEndTasks”=”1″ [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControl]”WaitToKillServiceTimeout”=”1000″ 2. Save the file as shutdown.reg 3. Double click the file to import […]

Continue Reading: Auto End Tasks to Enable a Proper Shutdown →
Boot Windows XP fast

Follow the following steps 1. Open notepad.exe, type “del c:windowsprefetchntosboot-*.* /q” (without the quotes) & save as “ntosboot.bat” in c: 2. From the Start menu, select “Run…” & type “gpedit.msc”. 3. Double click “Windows Settings” under “Computer Configuration” and double click again on “Shutdown” in the right window. 4. In the new window, click “add”, […]

Continue Reading: Boot Windows XP fast →
Google tricks

Google is powerful, outstanding service, which besides the standard search, has a huge number of dopolniteni advanced search capabilities by using specific commands, codes and characters. If you want to directly browse certain types of files, try these tricks: Method 1 “parent directory ” MP3 -xxx -html -htm -php -shtml -opendivx -md5 -md5sums “parent directory […]

Continue Reading: Google tricks →
Enable Folder and Icon Refresh

This reg file Enables Folder and Icon Refresh. 1. Copy the following (everything in the box) into notepdad. QUOTEWindows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerAdvanced] “NoNetCrawling”=dword:00000000 2. Save the file as disablerefreshundo.reg3. Double click the file to import into your registry. NOTE: If your anti-virus software warns you of a “malicious” script, this is normal if […]

Continue Reading: Enable Folder and Icon Refresh →
Disabling the “Send Error Report” feature

To disable the feature in WinXP which tries to send a report to microsoft every time a program crashes you will have to do this: Open Control Panel > Click on Preformance and Maintenance. Click on System. Then click on the Advanced tab > Click on the error reporting button on the bottom of the […]

Continue Reading: Disabling the “Send Error Report” feature →