Customize Logon Prompt with your Own Words
This tip won't make your computer any faster but may help personalize your computer experience.
Open Registry by going to START-RUN and entering REGEDIT
and Navigate to
Create your Own Customized Legal notice at Windows Startup
Open Registry by going to
START-RUN and typing REGEDIT.
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon.
Review these typical interview questions and think about how you would answer them. Read the questions listed; you will also find some strategy suggestions with it.
Very useful answers to hunt your Interview Questions!
Create Invisible Titles for Desktop Icons
In this first step, you will need to make sure that Windows XP is configured to use drop-shadow icon titles.
1. Right-click My Computer and choose Properties.
2. Click the Advanced tab in the resulting window.
3. Click the Settings button inside the Performance pane
4. Click the Visual Effects tab.
Create Auto-play CDs
The application CDs that you buy launch automatically, and your burned CDs can do the same. They can invoke a setup program or display an HTML page that links to the CD's contents. Use Notepad to create a three-line text file based on the lines below, and name it Autorun.inf.
Place the file in the CD's root directory.
Create a keyboard Shortcut to open a Folder
Do you have a folder that you'd like to be able to open quickly and easily whenever you want? If you create a keyboard shortcut for that folder, you can open it anytime by pressing a key combination, no matter which other programs you have open.
To create a keyboard shortcut to open a folder
1. Click on Start, All Programs, Accessories, and then click Windows Explorer.
Costomize your IE's Titlebar
-Click Start > Run > Type gpedit.msc
-Click User Configuration > Windows Setting > Internet Explorer Maintenance > Browser User Interface
Change the default search engine in Internet explorer
Default search engine of Microsoft Internet explorer is MSN. But there are better search engines available. I like google.com and you may have your own preference.
How to change the default search engine through registry.
Boot Defragment for Fast Booting
A very Important new feature in Microsoft Windows XP is the ability to do a boot defragment. This basically means that all boot files are placed next to each other on the disk drive to allow for faster booting. By default this option is enabled but some upgrade users have reported that it isn't on their setup.
1. Start Regedit.
2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Dfrg\BootOptimizeFunction
Avoid Download of File Attachments that may have Virus Infections
Open Group Policy Editor
by going to START - RUN and entering gpedit.msc
This one is easy.. Navigate to USER CONFIGURATION - ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPLATES - WINDOWS COMPONENTS - INTERNET EXPLORER.
Automatically Defrag Drives with a new context menu item!
A new Registry import file named context_defrag.inf in Notepad (be sure to save with it with the Save as type set to All Files and not Text Documents) and place the following text inside:
Attention LAPTOP Users ! Do your eyes a favor, use Clear Type Fonts
Hi everyone! May be you have already realized the importance of clear type font by now. A new feature that must be a boon to all those people who are spending their life staring these monitor screens!. After years of research, it has been noticed that Clear Type Fonts are best way to prolong you Laptop computer experience.
Are you using an computer that is accessed by more than one ? Secure your privacy by cleaning pagefile.
Assume your are working on computer where you don't really own the computer or is shared with someone else. Do you want maintain privacy and avoid other know what you were doing etc. Then this tweak may be of interest to you.
Go to Control Panel >>> Administrative tools>>>local security policy.
Computers are easier to use and more dependable with each new generation of hardware and operating system update, but that doesn't mean they're problem-free. Here's a look at the five most popular tools for troubleshooting your computer problems.