Sunday, June 21, 2009

A Faster Way To Shut Down And Restart Your Windows XP

If you’re experiencing slow shutdowns and Restart on your Windows XP, this trick will great help you.

Shutdown Command = windows key + UU
Restart Command = windows key + UR

Now enjoy it.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Speed Up Your Windows XP By Disabling File Indexing

File indexing is a Windows service that like many others, which is totally useless - unless you do a lot of searching on your computer. As most users don’t, it’s a good idea to disable it to speed up actions like opening and closing files and folders on your Windows XP.
To disable the Indexing Service:
Go to “My Computer” and right click on your hard drive. At the bottom of the window that opens, you should see a check box titled “Allow Indexing Service to index the disk for fast file searching. Just unmark it. Now Click Ok and Apply.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Group policy for Windows XP [gpedit.msc]

One of the most full featured Windows XP configuration tools available is hidden right there in your system, but most people don't even know it exists. It's called the Local Group Policy Editor, or gpedit for short. To invoke this editor, select Start and then Run, or windows key+R then type the following word

After you hit ENTER, you'll be greeted by gpedit, which lets you modify virtually every feature in Windows XP without having to resort to regedit. Dig around and enjoy!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Top 10 Ways to Speed Up Your Computer

If you want to improve the speed of your computer, that’s great idea...

Steps to Speed Up Your Computer’s Performance ::

01. Assure Hardware is Sufficient.
02. Clean Your Desktop.
03. Scan Your Windows System for Errors.
04. Scan for Viruses, Spyware and Adware.
05. Uninstall Unused Programs.
06. Adjust Visual Effects for Better Performance.
07. Don’t Automatically Start Programs.
08. Defragment Your Hard Drive Regularly.
09. Uninstall unnecessary programs from your pc.
10. Delete temporary file from your pc.

Lock your desktop

To avoid having too many icons cluttering up the desktop, there's a way to keep them "stuck" to the desktop.
Go to Run menu and typr RegEdit and press enter.
Now go into HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer and right-click New/DWORD Value in the right-hand window, name it NoSaveSettings.

Double-click on it and assign it a value of 1

Enjoy It....

Thursday, December 25, 2008

Work on your PC Without Mouse.

Work on a computer without mouse is not impossible but it is difficult as you need to know almost all the function of every key and shortcuts. Microsoft Windows operating system provides you a facility, which name MouseKeys. Which lets you control the mouse pointer by using the numeric keypad on your keyboard. But how can you did it. Following the steps....

Pressing the left ALT, left SHIFT and NUM LOCK keys will open a window named MouseKeys. From where if you select the ok button, it will turn on MouseKeys. Then you can use numeric keypad of your keyboard (1-9) to move mouse pointer every where in the monitor screen.

You can customize the MouseKeys options by clicking Settings button which will open a window named Accessibility Options. Selecting the Settings button will open a window name Settings for MouseKeys. From that window select the options according to your choice and press the ok button. I tested it Windows XP Pro Service pack2

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Remove Folder Option From Your Menu

Go to Start> Run, and type: gpedit.msc

Open The Path

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Explorer. Now Double Click On “Remove The Folder Option Menu Item From The Tools Menu.

Next time here comes a window, Select enable and apply then OK. Its Done.

Capture Desktop Screen Shots

You can easily capture your desktop screen. Its simple.
Select a shot, which you wish to capture. Pres PrintScreen key from your keyboard, then open Paint program (Start>All Program> Accessories > Paint)
Now paste (Edit>Paste) and save to your desire location in different formats.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Hide User Accounts From Users

Go to Start/Run, and type: gpedit.msc

Open the path

User Config > Administrative Templates > Control Panel > Doubleclick "Hide specified Control Panel applets"
Now SElect 'enabled', then click 'Show" Click Add button, Type "nusrmgt.cpl" into the add box.

See Your System Properties

To view your System Propperties, Just Click windows key+ Pause Break.