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 [...]

*How do I enable CD burning for Limited accounts?

This tip does not apply to Nero users; it is only for XP’s built-in CD burning feature. Allow limited users access to CD Burning: To allow Limited User’s to burn CD’s, click Start, Run and enter REGEDIT. Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon Look in the right pane for AllocateDASD and double click the entry. Set the [...]

*Computer Slowed Down?

Computer Slowed Down? Your registry may be corrupted. Check it now. Free download. It was introduced to replace the text/ASCII based MS -DOS configuration (.BAT, .SYS) and MS Windows initialization (.INI) files. Structure of Registry in windows 9X is Different from that of Windows NT,2000 and XP. Windows 95/98/ME :In these operating systems Registry [...]

*Computer Tricks Videos

How to open computer with out password? How to create a fake virus!!LOL!!! Great Prank. Some great XP tricks. Cool Windows XP trick. Amazing Paint Trick for Windows

*Make Ultra Strong Passwords

A very good One from Irongeek.Strong Article Worth Sharin As some Microsoft Operating System geeks know, you can type many more characters than are on a standard keyboard by using the ALT+NUMPAD combination technique. For example, by holding down the ALT key, typing 234 on the number pad, then releasing ALT gives you the O [...]

*Add sound to almost every event in Windows

XP comes with a new set of sounds that will surely add pizzazz to the way you work in Windows. But there’s one problem — you need to actually turn on the Windows default sound scheme before you’ll be able to hear them. To turn on the Windows XP default sound scheme, follow these directions: [...]

*Changing XP password without old password

Here is a technique to change XP password of your friend’s login pc without knowing any hint or old passwords: just open CMD PROMPT and type as shown belowC:/ net user username newpassword <—-| for example… If your friend’s username is Gaurav, and you want to change itz password to Bhatia Type as shown below: [...]

*Speed up ur PC with simple steps

1. First, run a scandisk or checkdisk. Let Windows fix any errors. 2. Run a disk cleanup utility…this will flush your temporary internet folder, trash can, temp system files, etc. 3. Delete any garbage files or data…if possible, run a Duplicate File Finder program. 4. Run Defrag on all partitions (NOTE: run this after you [...]