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» Hide Users on the Welcome Screen
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
When you add an account for certain users with Windows XP, their user names will appear on the Welcome Screen. Sometimes a user needs to be added to a Windows XP machine, because he needs access (via the network) to resources on the machine, but he will not be physically logging in on the computer.
» How to add
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Printers and folders, scheduled tasks, network connections,fonts, and administrative tools to my computer
» How To clear the Past Items or Icons list in the TaskBar
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:

Some times When you check your Taskbar properties or when you hide or unhide icons you can see old icons from Uninstalled or old programs you dont have anymore.

» Get Show Hidden Files and Folders Back if it is Missing
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
If the option to enable "Show Hidden Files and Folders" is MISSING from your Folders Options > View > Advanced Settings
» How to get classic login box from the Welcome Screen
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated

The right way!

» How to make Status Bar parmanently visible
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
How to make Status Bar parmanently visible
» Folder uses the wrong background picture
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
If a folder uses the wrong background picture and you can't change it
» Incorrect Sort Order in Windows Explorer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
If you have folders whose name contains digits, the sort order is different in Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows XP.
» Keep high preformance and keep the GUI
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
To increase system performance and keep the GUI
» Lag on blue highlighter when selecting folders
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
This is not for everyone but I have noticed when I select lots of folders and you get a blue highlighter it can start to slow down.
» Locking Computer in XP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
To lock a computer in XP
» Log on as Administrator in Normal Mode
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
When you install Windows XP an Administrator Account is created (you are asked to supply an administrator password), but the "Welcome Screen" does not give you the option to log on as Administrator unless you boot up in Safe Mode.
» Logon and Shutdown Theme
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
How to change the theme that windows xp uses to show the logon and shutdown screens...
» Mac OSX Icon Sizes
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Ever wanted you Windows shell to look similar to a Mac OSX?
» Make Any Windows Media Player skin Transparent
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
This is a little tiny tweak to allow any windows media player skin to become transparent.  However, it is made possible with Nvidia.
» Map Network Drive Button
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Show the Map Nework Drive button
» Quick keyboard tips
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
In the spirit of higher learning, here's a few more
» My Documents folder missing in My Computer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
This is a strange bug in Windows XP Pro but it can and does happen to everyone.
» Normal Task Switcher with Power Tools
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
For those of you who love MS power tools, but hate the new bulky task switcher here is the fix
» Picture next to your name on the Start Menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
You picked it from a group of pictures Microsoft gave you. You can easily manage that group of pictures.
» Open windows explorer in C
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Open windows explorer in C
» Mouse Permanent Acceleration Fix
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
It seems that even without pointer precision disabled, the mouse under XP is still influenced by an acceleration curve. This is especially noticeable in games.
» Place IE, My Documents, My Computer on desktop the easy way
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
This is much easier then the registry hacks someone else posted
» Prevent Image and Fax Viewer From Stealing Associations
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Normally, the Windows Image and Fax Viewer will steal associations from other image viewers, such as AcdSee, so that when you double-click a jpeg (for example) it is opened with WIFV.
» Prevent personalized classic start menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
The Classic Start menu (Windows 2000 look) defaults to hiding programs that haven't been used recently.
» Preview Multimedia
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
If you want to quickly view a supported format audio/video file...
» Program Manager
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
In case you want to use the WIN 3.1 Program Manager interface with WIN XP, NO PROBLEM!
» Put MSN / Windows Messenger where YOU want
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
If you use Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger, are you tired of Windows XP always replacing that Windows Messenger/MSN Messenger icon in the main Programs directory in the Start menu when you move or delete the original icon?
» Quick Access to Anything Without a Mouse!
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Want quick access to everything?
» Quick access to your whole system
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
This will create a cascading menu from where you can easily access just about anything on your system.
» Quick Branding w/ OEM text
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
This allows you to place any picture and text so that it will be displayed in the system control panel; without having to mess with the registry.
» Quick way to get to Windows Explorer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Quick way to get to Windows Explorer
» Quickly complete website address in Internet Explorer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
This tweak quickly completes website address in Internet Explorer by adding the www. prefix and the .com suffix
» Reclaim screen space stolen by XP Luna style windows
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated

Like the new "Luna" Windows XP Interface, but dislike the screen-hogging window title bars and the ridiculously large (compared to the "classic interface") window close, minimize, and maximize controls?

» Re-enable folder protection
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Have you ever noticed when trying to view the windows files or the program files you receive some silly message saying that these files are hidden or system files. 
» Remove Control Panel Applets
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
This tweak is useful for uncluttering your Control Panel and removing unused functions
» Remove image and/or media preview in Explorer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Windows XP Explorer has a 'feature' to provide a preview in the Details box on the left of the file you have selected, if it's supported. Image files, HTML pages, video clips, MP3s, etc are all previewed (even with the folder view open).
» Remove Login Password
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Don't want to enter the password at the welcome menu everytime you boot up the computer?
» Remove Logoff From Start menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Remove Logoff From Start menu
» Remove Owner column From Explorers Details view
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Do you sit and wait while Explorer seems to take it's time showing the owner of each file/directory that is displayed?
» Remove Picture and Fax Viewer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Unrated
Better way to Delete Picture and Fax Viewer without any other effects
» Remove Recycle Bin
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Remove Recycle Bin
» Remove Shared Documents from My Computer
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Removing the Shared Documents folders from My Computer
» Remove shortcut arrow from desktop icons
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Remove shortcut arrow from desktop icons
» Remove the search dog
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Remove the search dog
» Remove user name from Start Menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 2 | Rating:
Remove user name from Start Menu