Some of the must have tricks in XP RRS feed

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  • **Give it a Vista Look

    Visual Task Tips is a lightweight shell enhancement utility. It provides thumbnail preview image for each task in the Windows Taskbar, as seen in the Microsoft Windows Vista.Download it from here.

    **Net Typing Speed

    Instead of typing the whole website address such as  http://www.wherever.com  just type wherever and then Ctrl+Enter (that's hold the Ctrl key and press the Enter key). The computer will automatically put  http://www. in the front and  .com at the end. Saves me alot of typing.

    **Inbuilt Zip Viewer

    Open Notepad & paste


    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00



    Save as zipped.reg

    Click & merge it in registry

    **Registry Secrets

    Do visit here in order to get some fabulous tips & tricks 

    **Increase the net speed:-

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    Save as speed.reg

    Click & merge it in registry

    ** Increase the net speed:-

    Type gpedit.msc in RUN

    Click Computer Configuration>>Administrative templates

    Open Network & select ' QoS Packet Scheduler'

    Open 'Limit Reservable Bandwith',

    Enable it and set it to 1%

    Apply & Save

    **Faster Shutdown:-

    Right click on desktop

    Select New>>Shortcut

    Write   SHUTDOWN -s -t 01

    Press OK

    **Increase the Booting time:-

    Type msconfig in RUN

    Select boot.ini

    Check /NOGUIBOOT

    Apply (This will disable the scrolling screen while booting & decreases the boot time by 1-3 seconds)

    **Speed up Windows Explorer:-

    Open My Computer>>Tools>>Folder Options>>View

    Uncheck “Automatically search for network folders and printers”

    Apply & Save



    Monday, September 17, 2007 6:33 PM

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