Archive for 2008

*Enable the Administrator account on the Welcome Screen

Option 1: Download and install TweakUI from the Powertoys for Windows XP collectioną„¤ In the Logon section, you can hide, or make visible, User accounts on the Welcome Screen. Enable the Administrator account on the Welcome Screen Option 1: Download and install TweakUI from the Powertoys for Windows XP collection. In the Logon section, you [...]

*Disable the Windows XP Splash Screen

Ever wonder what’s going on behind that splash screen? Well, now you can find out! Right click My Computer, Properties, Advanced, Startup and Recovery, Edit. Edit BOOT.INI. Add “/SOS” right after “/fastdetect” with a space between. The line will look something like this: multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)WINDOWS=”Microsoft Windows XP Professional” /fastdetect /SOS. When you’re finished. The first part, [...]

*Control Programs That Run at Startup

The best way to prevent a program from running at Startup, is to check the program’s own options for a way to prevent thisą„¤ Most good quality programs will provide an option for this. If you can’t find the option there, click Start, Run and enter MSCONFIG. Go to the Startup tab, and uncheck the [...]