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» 56K Tweaks
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
One of the most frustrating things to have with a computer is a slow internet connection and 56K is about as slow as it gets these days.
» Activating Passive FTP Mode
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
If you have problems connectiong to FTP servers using Internet Explorer when your computer is behind a firewall, you need to enable passive mode so you can connect a different way.
» Add a Website link to Start menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
This is a simple registry tweak which adds a website link to your Start Menu.....its very handy for quick access to your favourite website.
» Add Internet Explorer Toolbar Buttons
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Use the following step's to add your own browser tool bars. You can add links to any programs on your computer oh to any web page (WindowsXPAtoZ.com) for example.
» Adjust Browser Cache Sizes
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
The maximum size of your Internet Explorer browser cache is ### megabytes. Generally, cache sizes above 80 megabytes waste disk space and can actually cause slower performance.
» Allow more than 2 simultaneous downloads in IE 6
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
This is to increase the the number of max downloads to 10.
» Cant connect to computers in your network
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
This may not solve everyone's problem with networking, but this is one way to fix a problem if you can't connect to users' computer.
» Change default pages for events
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Internet explorer default pages for events such as navigation canceled, navigation failed, offline information, and blank page are stored in the registry.  You can replace these pages with your own if you would like to customize Internet Explorer
» Changing mailto defaults
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Clicking on a mailto: link in IE launches Outlook even if the default mail client is changed to something else.
» Computer Not Shown in My Network Places
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
When I upgraded my computer to XP Professional, I ran into a problem which caused my computer not to show in the 'Workgroup Computers' category in 'My Network Place' I did some research, and even called Microsoft themself and they were stumped, they has no idea.
» Configure modem delay time
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
If you are using motorolla or rockwell modems then you might encounter problems after you have installed their windows 2000 drivers on XP pro.
» Confirm open after download
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
If your wife/dog/baby un-checks the "[x] Always ask before opening this type of file." box, and you just don't want your zip files to automatically open?!?!
» Connection Check
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
This Checks your connection to the net for diagnostic perposes.
» Decrease temp internet files
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
The temporary internet files clutter your hard drive with copies of each page visited.
» Disable folder view
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
One of the most annoying features of Internet Explorer occurs when trying to connect to a FTP site.
» Disable ICMP Redirect for security
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Disable ICMP Redirect for security
» Disable Macromedia Flash plug in
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Disable Macromedia Flash plug in
» Disable Image Toolbar
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Would you like to remove the image toolbar that pop's up over the image ever time you move the mouse over it in IE6? 
» Disable Modem Connection Auto Redial
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Before I figured how to fix this problem, my computer would connect to the internet right after windows xp starts, or it sometimes just starts connecting when I didn't ask it to connect.
» Disable Universal PnP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Chances are you have heard something about the "big" security flaw in Windows XP.
» DSL WinXP and PPPoE
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Using PPPoE and Windows XP, you may notice a slight hang after startup when you try to initiate a PPPoE connection.
» Easy IP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
This tweak is a batch file that allows you to check your IP,Subnet,Gateway,MAC,DNS server, Etc. As well as check connectivity with your NIC. From the Run Command line.
» Email Tweaking
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Tweaking your email, there is a tweak for everything else... so why not your email.
» Faster browsing on the Internet or your Network
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
By doing the following steps you can browse on the Internet or Network faster. It uses the same tecnique as http://localhost. When you type http://localhost you will be redirected to your own ip. By adding some lines you could reach your ip by just typing http://l. Observe that some names can effect your network.
» Fix A Mangled IP Configuration
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
In the days before Windows XP, a corrupted IP installation could often be fixed simply by removing and reinstalling TCP/IP. In most cases, the IP-related files remained intact, but some related Registry keys would be corrupted beyond repair.
» Fix bug in IE 6.0 sendmail.dll file
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Functionality of Menu/Send/Link by Email
» Get ip address of anyone you have a connection with or that is trying to Connect to you
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Now how to look at this can be confusing unless you know what your looking for. If you have a instant message program such as "aim" and you direct connect to someone you have a "established connection" with them. So using this cmd command you can view their ip.
» Get rid of the links folder in the favorites
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Well if you're like me, you probably have tried to delete the "Links" folder in your favorites, and then come to find out that when you restart the "Links" folder is still there
» ICS vanishing in XP Pro
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
ICS vanishing in XP Pro
» Internet Explorer Fast Load
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Internet Explorer Fast Load
» Internet Protocol Version 6
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
This protocal is distined to replace the Internet Protocal Version 4 used by Internet Explorer it uses hexadecimal ip addresses instead of decimal example ( decimal ip 62.98.231.67) (hexadecimal IP 2001:6b8:0:400::70c)
» Keep Dial Up Connection after Logging off
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
You may have noticed that you loose your dial-up connection, after you log off your computer...
» Kill IE ABOUT URLs
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Kill IE ABOUT URLs
» Make mIRC identd work
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
If you use mIRC then you have noticed that the Ident requests do not get answered and mIRC will only connect to servers that do not require Ident.
» Make Windows XP work with Unix Samba PDC
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Windows XP refuses to log into a domain hosted by a Samba PDC.
» Messenger Pop up Blocker
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Are you tired of getting those pop ups sent to your ip address if you are not behing a router or firewall.
» Modify bandwith reserved for QoS aware programs
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Traffic flow can be managed very well in Windows XP using the Quality of Service (QoS) Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP). However, programs must be designed to take advantage of this QoS API.
» Modifying Internet Explorers Search Engine
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Have you ever wondered how to change the built in MSN Search that comes with Internet Explorer to the search engine you want? Perhaps Google, or even Altavista. It is possible and very simple to do.
» NetBeui can be installed
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
For some of you guys out there who may just want to setup a small lan of computers, you may not want to load up tcp/ip
» Phone Dialer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
To run Phone Dialer
» QOS Myth
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Correcting Some Incorrect Claims About Windows XP QoS Support
» Remove A network cable is unplugged icon from tray
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Remove A network cable is unplugged icon from tray
» Remove history in internet explorer address bar
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Internet Explorer keeps track of each URL that you type in the address bar as a convenience to save you from typing the next time that you visit that site. 
» Remove Internet Explorer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
This tweak allows for the removal of Internet Explorer from Windows XP.  In order to do so you will need a system with a second operating system installed (i.e. Windows 98, Linux, etc).  My system is dual-booted with Windows 98 Second Edition and Windows XP Home Edition.  Note: Both partitions must be formated with FAT32 for this tweak to work.
» Renew IP address
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Often using a LAN inside a home, users will encounter one or more PC's that refust to renew the IP address and bring the network back to a fully usable state. However this took care of that problem for us I hope it will for other XP home and PRO users.
» Searching made easy
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Remember the Quick Search powertoy for IE? Well, now it's built in. Load up TweakUI and expand the Internet Explorer menu.
» Slow Speed Issue With DSL
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
I spent 4 days trying to find out why my dsl speed was so slow...aol was no help, qwest was no help, I even had technicians come out and check the phone lines.
» Speed up browsing with DNS catch
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
when you connect to a web site your computer sends information back and forth, this is obvious.
» Speed up Network Browsing
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
There was a bug in windows 2000 that would cause the scheduled tasks folder to be searched when ever the user would browse network drives. Microsoft developed a fix for this bug. The fix fixed the problem and it also had nice side affect of speeding up browsing of Microsoft networks.
» Speed up network file transfers on 100Mbps networks
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
This tweak will speed up your network to the speeds you thought you were getting.  It is dependant on the network equipment that you are using, so please see the oppropriate section.
» Speed up your web browsing
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Iv'e personally found a dramatic increase in web browsing after clearing the Windows XP DNS cache.
» Speeding up DSL
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
After reading several tweaks about DSL, I began to think about line quality more than the computer itself.  I was amazed at what I found out though my own little trial and error.
» Speeding Up Share Viewing
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
When you connect to another computer with Windows XP, it checks for any Scheduled tasks on that computer - a fairly useless task, but one that can add up to 30 seconds of waiting on the other end - not good!
» Start IE with empty blue page
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Rating:
Start IE with empty blue page
» Turn Off Error Notification of Script Error
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Only the webmaster has to know about every single script error.
» Web pages slow down
By  Super Admin | Published 02/24/2005 | Internet | Unrated
Web pages slow down