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Tricks for 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.


    **Add the COPY / MOVE TO buttons

    Open Notepad & paste


    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Copy To]
    @="{C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}"

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Move To]
    @="{C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}"

    Save as copymove.reg

    Click & merge it in registry



    **Inbuilt Zip Viewer

    Open Notepad & paste

     

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.zip\CompressedFolder]


    [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{E88DCCE0-B7B3-11d1-A9F0-00AA0060FA31}}


    [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CompressedFolder]

     

    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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    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters]

    "SackOpts"=dword:00000001

    "TcpWindowSize"=dword:0005ae4c

    "Tcp1323Opts"=dword:00000003

    "DefaultTTL"=dword:00000040

    "EnablePMTUBHDetect"=dword:00000000

    "EnablePMTUDiscovery"=dword:00000001

    "GlobalMaxTcpWindowSize"=dword:0005ae4c

     

    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 24, 2007 6:27 PM