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» Windows XP Fun Packs
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Brighten up your holidays with a desktop wallpaper changer, a winter fun screen saver, and greeting card templates.
» PowerToys
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
PowerToys are additional programs that developers work on after a product has been released to manufacturing. They add fun and functionality to the Windows experience.
» Internet Explorer 6
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Get more secure with the Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP SP2
» DirectX 9
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
The core Windows technology that drives high-speed multimedia and games on the PC.
» Windows Media Player 10
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Windows Media Player 10 gives you more music and more choices, and for the first time makes it possible to sync high-quality music, video, and photos to the latest portable devices.
» Windows AntiSpyware
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Help protect your PC from spyware and other potentially unwanted software.
» Photo Story 3
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Bring your digital photos to life with Photo Story 3 for Windows.
» Windows XP Service Pack 2
By  Super Admin | Published 04/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated

About once a year, Microsoft releases an update to Windows XP.

» Computer terms
By  Super Admin | Published 03/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Commonly used computer terms A to Z
» Handwrite for MSN Messenger
By  Super Admin | Published 03/9/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Like in Microsoft Paint!
» Automatic Shutdown
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Like lots of other people my computer wouldn't shutdown automatically after shutting down windows xp
» Avoid switching users while installing
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
If you need to install software but you don't have administrator privileges to do so, you can do it without having to switch users.
» Batch script for uxtheme.dll
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Here is a batch script to help out with replacing uxtheme.dll
» Cab files are not folders
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
XP treats Cab files like folders
» Cannot Delete File
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
For files that you want deleted permanently that are giving you the "cannot delete file... in use by another program"  message, when they are NOT in use by another program
» Change Hard and CD ROM Drive Letter in XP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
If you want to change your hard drive letter or your cd-rom drive letter, this is the tip you want.
» Clear pagefile on shutdown
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
For added security you should always clear the page file upon shutting down your computer.
» Delete an OS entry on start up using boot.ini
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
If you ever had two operating systems dual booting and wanted to delete the option on start up to choose which OS to start
» Disable desktop screen savers
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Disable desktop screen savers
» Disable shortcut to prefix
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
This tweak stops windows creating the annoying "shotcut to" prefix when creating shortcuts to the desktop via either dragging/dropping or right clicking and selecting send to.
» Disable the Desktop Cleanup Wizard
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
There is a way to do it without changing the registry directly
» Disable the Shutdown Event Tracker
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
If you are annoyed by the Shutdown Event Tracker, the new .NET Server feature, and don't want to document the shutdowns in Event Logs especially in a testing environment, you can easily disable this feature in the Local Computer Policy MMC.
» Disabling New Programs Alert
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
I know I was really bugged by Windows XP when it would highlight any new program I installed. I already knew that I installed it so why should it tell me.
» Display your favorite message at as your homepage
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
This tweak might be helpful for those who know html.
» Easy way to create desktop shortcuts
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Easy way to create desktop shortcuts
» Edit MP3 ID tag
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
To edit MP3 ID tags
» Enable Hibernation
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Enable Hibernation
» Exclude specific folders from system restore backup
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
When using system restore to back up your data, you might want to make sure that you are not wasting backup space by saving useless folders that may include temp file or other non-necessary files.
» Explorer Toolbar Background Bitmap for XP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
This is how to add or change the Explorer and Internet Explorer toolbar background image
» Fast User Switching with Internet Connection
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
In Microsoft Windows XP, if you enable the Fast User Switching feature, multiple user accounts can log on to a computer simultaneously. There is an issue of the Internet Connection either dropping or prompting to reconnect when switching users.
» High quality MP3 ripping with WMP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Windows media player on XP can encode high quality mp3.
» How to change colors on Command Prompt
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
You can change the colors on your command prompt! It's neat that you can change the color to match your mood and personal favorite!
» How to disable DV autoplay
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
A DV device is treated like any other removable storage in XP and you get an autoplay prompt when you plug in the camcorder.
» How to get My Briefcase in windows xp
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
How to get "My Briefcase" in windows xp
» How to turn on microsoft narrator
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
How to turn on microsoft narrator
» How to uninstall Windows XP to 98
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Some people say it isnt possible to uninstall XP. Fact is, it is!
» Increase hard drive space for System Restore
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
If you have a huge hard drive and would like to increase the amount of drive space used beyond the "12% maximum" for System Restore, check this out.
» Install Windows 98 after XP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Install Windows 98 after XP
» Install Windows without a bootdisk
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Install Windows without a bootdisk
» Keyboard Shortcut for System properties
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
A quick and easy way to get system properties
» Limits the Windows programs that users have permission to run on the computer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Limits the Windows programs that users have permission to run on the computer.
» Link to Device Manager quickly
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Link to Device Manager quickly
» Litestep like navigation in Windows
By  Super Admin | Published 02/27/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
This tweak makes use of the (much under utilized/ under appreciated/despised) links folder within favorites.
» Lock Computer when Idle
By  Super Admin | Published 02/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
Lock Computer when Idle
» Manually crash Windows XP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Our name (windows xp A to Z!) says it all! We even have articles on crashing!
» Mouse click to one click
By  Super Admin | Published 02/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Rating:
Ever wonder how to stop double clicking on every icon and that'll probably mess you up sometimes.
» Nameless folder
By  Super Admin | Published 02/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 2 | Unrated
To create a nameless folder...