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» Internet Explorer Shortcuts
By  Super Admin | Published 09/30/2006 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Internet Explorer Keyboard Shortcuts
» Add a shortcut to XP Style Start Menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
This is how to add a shortcut to the XP Start Menu in addition to the default "Internet Explorer" and "Outlook Express" (when XP Start Menu is in XP Style, not classic).
» Add Seperators to Pinned Start Menu Items
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
In XP, I like to disable including recent items on my start menu, and instead pinning all my most-used programs. But I have alot, and it can get confusing rather quickly, but I found a way to include seperators to organize my data on the start menu.
» Adjust various visual effects
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Windows makes it possible for you to tweak your visual experience by turning on and off various visual effects.
» Associate an icon with a drive
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Associate an icon with a drive
» Auto Hide/Show System Tray Contents
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Have you ever wanted to just get rid of a system tray item, but not wanting to completely get rid of it?
» Bypass the Recycle Bin when deleting files
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Bypass the Recycle Bin when deleting files
» Cache Folder Thumbnails
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
To make folders with thumbnail images start up faster
» Change Browser Toolbar Background
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
This tweak customizes the appearance of the Internet Explorer Toolbar
» Change Internet Explorer Logo
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
This Tweak Changes the Small logo at the top right corner of your browser.
» Change Orginal Desktop Wallpaper
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
This is more of a fun tweak than it is useful.
» Change Resolution to anything you want
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
I found out how to change your video resolution to anything you want using regedit. I reccomend you back up your registry before tweaking it.
» Change Search and Run icons in Start Menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
It was impossible to get an Icon Package / Theme that would change ALL the icons in the Start Manu. The Typical Problem would arise with the Search and Run icons
» Change shortcuts in Places Bar
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Here's how to change the 5 shortcuts you see on the left when you do a "Save As..."
» Change the Logon Background Color
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Change the Logon Background Color
» Change the start button name
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Change the start button name
» Change web browser icon in the Start menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
To change the web browser icon in the Windows XP Start menu
» Change Windows XP Logon Screensaver
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Change the Logon Screen Saver
» Change XP Boot Screen
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
If you would like to change your boot up screen follow the directions below.
» Change your Welcome (login) Screen
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
This tweak will only work if you have the "Use welcome screen" option activated in Control Panel>Users Accounts>Logon and Logoff Options.
» Changing the column sizes in detailed mode
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
If you use the detailed view in Windows Explorer, or use programs like WinRAR or Winzip or even Excel, you can easily make the column size fit the values of the text details below that column.
» Changing the listening Port on Remote Desktop
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
You can use the Remote Desktop feature in Windows XP Professional to connect to your computer from another, remote computer.
» Check IP at command prompt
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Did you know you can view it even faster (without opening all the way to cmd or command.com?
» Classic Start Menu Style
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
This tweak (group policy setting) forces the display of the Windows 2000 style Start menu and the display of the standard desktop icons.
» Classic Win2000 Search in XP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Classic Win2000 Search in XP
» Clear Hide/Show Active Icon List
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Want to clear programs that have been uninstalled from the Customize Notifications window?
» Clear Unwanted Entries from Add/Remove Programs
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Clear Unwanted Entries from Add/Remove Programs
» Clear Unwanted Entries from the Start Menus Run Command
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Clear Unwanted Entries from the Start Menus Run Command
» Command Prompt Quick edit mode
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Setting this option allows a user to copy and paste text in the command prompt using mouse actions instead of an edit menu.
» Copy to... and Move to... Context Options
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
To add Copy to... and Move to... context menu options (similar to Win95 Powertoys send to folder option) create the following registry keys
» Creating a Keyboard Shortcut
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Creating a Keyboard Shortcut
» Creating App Paths in Windows XP
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
To create an app path, so you can run an application in Windows Xp from the Run dialog box
» Customize Desktop Icons
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
IE, My Computer, My Documents, My Network Places
» Delete My eBooks and other special folders in My Doucments
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Delete My eBooks and other special folders in My Doucments
» Delete Unwanted Screen Savers
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
If anyone else was wondering how to get rid of the annoying Screen Savers that Microsoft feels you have to have with XP they made it a little more difficult than normal.
» Delete/Repair the Windows Media Player Library
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
If you have moved your music around on your hard drives, Windows Media Player continues to add new entries into it's library instead of modifying the existing ones
» Desktop icons text background transparent
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Desktop icons text background transparent
» Desktop Manager for power users
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Desktop Manager allows you to switch between multiple desktops creating more elbow room for those who like to stay organized while pushing the max thread limit
» Display message on startup
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
If you would like to display a legal message or any other message in a pop-up window when windows starts
» Display the Windows version on your desktop
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
It is possible to display the version of Windows in the lower right corner of your desktop.  This requires a modification in the Windows Registry.
» Choose what windows icons you want to display on the desktop
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Below is a easy way to choose what windows icons you want to display on the desktop
» Disable tick sound
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
The annoying "tick" sound
» Easiest way to add a link to the start menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Easiest way to add a link to the start menu
» Rename the Recycle Bin
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
If you would like to be able to rename the Recycle Bin to something else (Trash, Waste, Shredder, etc) then this tweak will make it easy to do so.
» Easily Replace uxtheme.dll
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
The easiest way to replace uxtheme.dll, or any other dll, is to delete the backups of the dll(s) you wish to replace in the dllcache folder (in the system32 folder).
» Easy sendto menu
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Easy sendto menu mod
» Easy Way To Start Windows Explorer In The C Drive
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Easy Way To Start Windows Explorer In The C Drive
» Enable Cleartype on Welcome Login Screen
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Microsoft clear type technology greatly increases clarity of text on laptop LCD screens.
» Faster Application Access
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Have you ever wanted to have your program shortcuts withing a clicks reach without crowding the desktop? And do you have to many apps to pin them all to the start menu?
» Fix Folder View Memory Loss
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
By default, Windows XP will remember the view settings for the 400 most recently used folders. After that, XP will begin overwriting the data of the oldest folder, and its view setting will be lost.
» Folder Menu on Taskbar
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Normally, folders like My documents or some others have to be accessed from the start menu or desktop, and they open a window.
» Get rid of the confirmation to delete files
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Don't you hate when you delete a file it asks if you're sure...It's annoying!
» Get rid of the Go button on the Address bar
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
When you add the address bar to the taskbar, or even the one in Internet Explorer, you can turn off the "Address" button by right clicking on the bar and deselecting "Show Title".
» Get rid of welcome screen
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
with autologon!
» Get XP Pro file Security with XP Home
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Contrary to the popular opinion that "Advanced" file security is only available with WinXP Pro, it is also available with WinXP Home edition as well.
» Getting a theme without using the theme service
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
I've found a way to get a theme out of XP-Windows Server 2003 without using the theme service.
» Unwanted items in open with...
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
When rightclicking any file you´re likely to see an option called "open with", which lists any available program on you computer to open the file with.
» Old style Task Switcher
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Don't know if anyone else hates it, but the new task switcher is WAY too damn slow for me.
» Grouping Tasks
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
Grouping Tasks
» Hide icons on desktop
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Unrated
If you are like me and you like your desktop perfectly clean to see your background, then here is a good tweak.
» Hide Names in Thumbnail View
By  Super Admin | Published 02/23/2005 | User Interface Page 3 | Rating:
Disable names while switching to thumbnail view in Explorer