150 Tips and tricks Secret Windows Computer

After installing Windows and other applications required into the computer, there are some things you should do. Among them speed up and simplify the performance of the computer. For example, arrange for your computer to be restarted more quickly, allowing a hidden menu, use the shortcut for quicker access, and so forth.

The things above are a small portion of the base Windows tips and tricks that we'll deliver. All tips and tricks here we combine into 150 easy steps and safe to do so. 150 tips and tricks, including some step by step guide that is easy to make your computer more convenient to work, which ultimately your productivity growing at a computer.

A computer that is comfortable yet quite without accompanied increase the security side. This is important, because the connection to the network, the Internet or to another computer, more or less definitely at risk. Starting from the spread of the virus to capture our data by unauthorized people. Therefore, we also include some basic tips to improve security in Windows.

Some tips and tricks and step by step guide in this paper using the assistance of specific programs that can be downloaded from several sites on the Internet. But to help you, as usual all of the programs mentioned in the following papers are included in the CD of PC Media. Of course, all courses have been tested in the labs of PC Media.

Installing programs that exist in this article came mostly from Microsoft's official site. Therefore unlikely these programs cause errors in your PC. So do not hesitate, continue to follow the basic tips and tricks in Windows that is rarely revealed!

Here are tips on how to install windows serve easily.

01. Back-up your registry before editing. How, click Start | Run, type regedit. Once the registry window appears, select menu File | Export. In the Export range, select All and specify the file name, end with a click the Save button.

02. Many programs are actually installed in Windows, but not active. To activate it, go to Control Panel | Add / Remove Windows Components and check the programs that have not been active.

03. Before installing a new program or make changes to Windows settings overall, it's better to manually create a Restore Point first. How, Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | System Restore and click Create a restore point.

04. If you decide to install Windows Updates that have previously been didecline, go to Control Panel | System, select the Automatic Updates tab and click Restore declined Updates.

05. To create a Windows update to run according to your needs, arrange. The trick, open System in Control Panel and click the Automatic Updates tab. Set the option enable or disable Keep my computer up to date.

06. If you do not have a bootable CD, do not worry. Microsoft already provides a free tool to create boot floppies. See: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=310994

07. If current Windows installation suddenly stopped, turn off the computer and remove the additional card. For example sound cards. Reinstall the card and reinstall them after the installation.

08. To add an existing System Administration Tools Start Menu, right click on Start | Properties. Included in the Start Menu tab and click Customize and then enter in the Advanced tab. Scroll down and check the Display option on the All Programs and the Start Menu.

09. To install Back up Utility in Windows XP Home Edition look ntbackup.msi files in the directory \ valudeadd \ MSFT \ ntbackup \ on Windows XP installation CD. Run the file and follow the steps.

10. Windows XP will automatically highlight any new program is installed. How to eliminate it, right click on Start | Properties. Go to the Start Menu tab | Customize, then click the Advanced tab and remove the checkmark on the option "Highlight Newly installed programs.

11. To view the movie or the best games on the computer, make sure that the latest DirextX already installed. See the latest version at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/directx.

12. There are times when hardware is installed not support Plug-and-Play. For that, use the Add Hardware Wizard in Control Panel | System | Hardware to detect it.

13. To enter / loading into Windows since the computer is turned on actually only takes less than 2 minutes. However, sometimes feels very long. To speed up the loading of Windows, there are several things you can do. For example, reducing the icon on the desktop and not using the wallpaper that takes up less memory. Replace wallpaper with a background color, and use the Desktop Cleanup Wizard that there can be found by right clicking the icon on the desktop to clean. Do not forget also, run a defrag on a regular basis.

If you frequently add or reduce the programs on your computer, clean your registry regularly. Use aids such as Registry Mechanic software from http://www.winguides.com site. However, trial versions of this program can only be used to improve the six sections only.

Another step that needs to be done is to remove programs that are loaded automatically when starting Windows. Of course, the only programs that are not needed. You do this by deleting all the contents of the startup folder and open the msconfig via Start | Run.

14. Use the features of File and Settings Transfer Wizard to move files and settings to your new computer. How, click Start | AllPrograms | Accessories | System Tools, then run the File and Settings Transfer Wizard.

15. Use the exception of the security settings in Internet Explorer so that the updates via Windows Update page goes smoothly. The trick, open Internet Options in the Tools menu in Internet Explorer. Click the Security tab, select Trusted Sites and click Sites button. Fill in the name of the Windows Update site, remove the checkmark on the option Require server verification ... and click OK.

16. If you lose your serial number Windows XP, use the Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder freeware from http://www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder.shtml.

17. If the name teregister in Windows XP you do not fit, fix via the registry. The trick, open the registry and select My Computer. Click Edit | Find and type RegOwner. If it is found, right click, select Modify and enter the appropriate name. These changes can also be done in key RegCompany.

18. To to share a folder on your computer to the network, right-click the folder and select Properties. Click the Sharing tab and enable the option Share this folder on the network. Give your name and click OK.

19. Create a My Network Places icon on the desktop by right-clicking an empty area on the desktop and click Properties. Select the Desktop tab | Customize Desktop. General tab and then open the My Network Places option enabled.

20. To send messages to other computers on the network, use the Console Message. Open the Control Panel | AdministrativeTools | Computer Management | Action | All Tasks | Send Console Message. Type the text you want to send, add the name of the computer who want to target and click Send.

21. To set the Internet Connection Firewall (ICF), open Network Connections in Control Panel, right-click an existing connection and click Properties. Open the Advanced tab and enable the option Protect my computer and network by limitting or preventing access to this computer from the Internet.

22. Set the Internet Connection Firewall (ICF) for each existing connection. Both dial-up or broadband. If your computer is part of the networks connected to the Internet, install the ICF only on the server computer.

23. To find out your IP address, enter in DOS by typing the command in the Run. Then type ipconfig / all.

24. If you receive a message from the Internet via Messenger, immediately turn off. The trick, go to Contol Panel | Administrative Tools | Services, and double-click Messenger and then Stop. To prevent that do not recur, set so that Messenger becomes Disabled in the Startup.

25. Turn off the Windows Messenger with through regedit. Open the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Policies \ Microsoft, then select the menu Edit | New | Key, and name the Messenger. Then create another key in this manner in the Messenger directory with the name of his key client. After that, click the Edit menu | New | DWORD Value, and name-Run Prevent. Right-click PreventRun value, select Modify, fill in the number one in the Value data, and click OK.

26. To find information about the connections on your computer, click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | System Information. Select the Tools menu | Net Diagnostics. In the window that opens and then select the option Scan your system. Wait until the process is completed to see results.

27. Protect your privacy by preventing Windows Media Player application to send data about your habits of using computers and computer through the Internet to certain addresses. Easy to do, In Windows Media Player, select the menu Tools | Options. Open the Player tab, and disable the option Aloww Uniquely internet sites to your player.

28. To lock a computer that is in a domain network, press the Ctrl + Alt + Del simultaneously and click Lock Computer option. To open again, press the Ctrl + Alt + Del and enter the password.

29. To disable the AutoRun feature, right click on CD drive icon, select Properties and enter the AutoPlay tab. Then disable autoplay for each type of file in the list.

30. Use Microsoft Clear Type Tuning Control of http://www.microsoft.com/typography/cleartype to set Clear Type on the computer.

31. To view the system files by default are hidden by Windows XP, select the View tab in the menu Tools | Folder Options in Windows Explorer. Enable the Display the contents of system folders.

32. To put the volume control icon in the taskbar, go in Control Panel | Sound and Audio and click the Volume tab. Enable Place volume control in the Taskbar and click OK.

33. Set the Power button on the keyboard via Control Panel | Power Options on the Advanced tab. Find the Power button settings by choosing options that are available.

34. Arrange Windows so clean Pagefile when shut down for safety. The trick, open the registry and enter the directory HKEY_LOCALMACHINE \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Control | Session Manager. Edit the key value-PageFileAtShutdown Clear become one. Consequently, the shutdown will last a little longer.

35. Adjust so that Windows displays the extension of each file. How, in Windows Explorer, select the menu Tools | Folder Options and the View tab. Remove the check mark in the option Hide file extentions for Known file types.

36. Displaying the Windows Components Installed

Many components of Windows that does not appear in Add / Remove Windows Components that can not be uninstalled. To display them do the following.

a. Open Notepad and choose File | Open. Navigate to the folder Windows \ inf. The contents / type the file name sysoc.inf. Click Open to open this file.

b. Select menu Edit | Replace. Hide type in the Find field, but the Replace With field empty, click Replace All. The objective is to remove all Hide said in this file. When finished, close and save the file.

c. Open the Control Panel and select Add / Remove Programs. Then select Add / Remove Windows Components, which came out on windows will then appear several components that were previously hidden.

37. Images on the welcome screen can be changed by going to User Accounts in Control Panel. Open your account and click Change my picture. Specify your choices by clicking the image Browse to the picture on my hard drive or choose an existing picture.

38. If you prefer viewing the old version of the Start Menu, you can change it by right-clicking the Start button, select Properties. Select Classic Start Menu and click Customize to set the contents.

39. To complete the classic look on the Start Menu, right click the desktop and select Properties. Open the Themes tab, and select Windows Classic from the Theme list.

40. You can add images to a folder, so the image looks like when Windows Explorer in the thumbnails view. The trick, right-click the folder you want to be processed, select Properties. Click the Customize tab and click the Choose Picture. Select a picture and click Open | OK.

41. Adjust the capacity of the Recycle Bin by right-clicking the Recycle Bin icon and choose Properties. Fill in the capacity you want and click OK.

42. At the time set Details View in Windows Explorer, right-click one column header untukmengatur any column displayed. Click More if necessary adjust other settings.

43. To add the programs you use most often on the Quick Launch, drag the program icon in the Quick Launch.

44. Add the address bar on the taskbar, thus speeding up access to an address on the Internet. The trick, right-click the taskbar, select Toolbars | Address. Double click to open and close it.

45. Make it look like the appearance of Windows Explorer on the My Computer window. The trick, right-click Windows Explorer icon and select Properties. In the Target area, after the% SystemRoot% \ explorer.exe add / n, / e, / select, C: \ and click OK.

46. To add a program shortcut in the Start Menu at the top row, right-click its icon in the Start Menu and click on the Pin to Start Menu.

47. In order for a drive or folder can be entered in the Send To menu, drag it to a folder shortcut \ Document And Settings \ \ SendTo.

48. Finding the SendTo folder? Just click Start | Run and type in SendTo and click OK.

49. To clear the list of documents in the My Recent Documents folder in the Start Menu, right-click Start, select Properties. Click Customize and go to the Advanced tab and then click the Clear button list. So no one else to appear in My Recent Documents, disable the option List my most recently opened documents.

50. Fast User Switching

With Fast User Switching, a user need not log off while another user login.

a. To enable Fast User Switching, entered in the Control Panel and select User Accounts. Click on the option Change the way users log on or off, and Use Fast User Switching enabled.

b. So that dial-up connections continue to run even though Fast User Switching enabled on, enter the directory to the registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ WindowsNT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon.

c. Right click on the right panel and select New | String Value. Give name and give value first KeepRasConnections. Then restart the computer.

51. To view the actual contents of My Recent Documents folder, click Start | Run, then type% USERPROFILE% \ Recent.

52. To switch between user accounts, press the Ctrl + Alt + Del, then the Task Manager window that opens, select the Users tab. Right-click the user name to use and click the Connect button.

53. Add the Guest account so that others can use your computer. The trick, open the User Accounts in Control Panel, click Guest | Turn On the Guest Account.

54. Remember to always log in as System Administrator before making changes which impact on computer performance.

55. To copy a user profile, enter in the Control Panel | System. Included in the Advanced tab and click the Settings button in the User Profiles. Highlight the profile that was about to be copied, and then click Copy to and specify the storage location profile. To change permissions, click the Change button.

56. Replace the Welcome screen with a login dialog to add a level of security. How, to enter in User Accounts in Control Panel, select the option Change the way users log on or off and also disable Welcome screen.

57. Use the Shared Documents folder to store files that can be opened others in the network. This folder can be found in My Documents \ Other Places area.

58. In Windows XP Pro Edition, the password can expire if not used the old log. To avoid this, set it so that Windows does not do so. How, click Start | Run, type userpasswords2 and Enter. Open the Advanced tab and select the Advanced user management, click the Advanced button and select Local Users and Groups. Right-click the user name and select Properties. Open the General tab and enable the option Password never expires.

59. Give the name of each partition or drive you're using a different name. It is important to facilitate the search file.

60. Create a password reset floppy disk as an emergency when the lost password. How, go to Control Panel and open User Accounts. Select your account and select Prevent a Forgotten Password to start the wizard.

61. Create a compressed folder can be done by right clicking an empty area on the desktop, and select New | Compressed (zipped) Folder. Give the name and drag and drop files to be compressed in the folder.

62. A compressed folders can be protected with a password. The trick, open the File menu | Add a Password. Fill in your password and fill in once again to confirm.

63. A compressed folder contents can still be added by drag and drop files to be compressed into it.

64. When running Disk Cleanup, select the option Compress old files for compressing files that are not needed, so the hard drive capacity can be saved.

65. Encrypt or random files can be done in Windows XP Pro Edition by right-clicking My Computer, select Properties. Open the General tab and click Advanced. Activate the option Encrypt contents to secure data.

66. The easiest way to rename files or folder is to select it, then pressing the F2 key.

67. So you can quickly switch between folders, especially folders that frequently opened, create a shortcut to any folder you frequently access.

68. Reset the file association can be done by holding down the Shift key when right clicking a file. Select Open With ... Select the program you want to use to open the file and enable the Open option use selected program to open this kind of file. Then click OK.

69. Adjust audio file storage capacity by opening Windows Media Player and select the menu Tools | Options. Open the Copy Music tab and adjust the size of capacity by moving the slider.

70. If you keep all documents in the My Documents folder, all files are more easily back up and restore the system unaffected.

71. If a file is copied from a CD is not accessible, then remove the Read only attribute. The trick, right-click the file and select Properties. Remove the checkmark in the Read only option.

72. Arrange the display of each folder by right clicking on My Computer folder. Select Properties and click Customize. Choose a template that is available or choose an image in accordance with your wishes. Click OK to save the settings.

73. You can rename several files at once who has the same character in the same folder as well. For example a collection of photos or images. How, to select all the files that would like to rename, right click the first file and click Rename. Give your name, for example Koleksi.JPG, then all other files will change its name to the Collection (1). JPG, Collections (2). JPG, and so on.

74. Sending Faxes

Did you know that Windows XP has a tool to send and receive faxes? How:

a. Open the Control Panel, select Add / Remove Programs and click Add / Remove Windows Components. Enable Fax Services and click Next.

b. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | Communications | Fax | Fax Console to run the Fax Configuration Wizard. Set all settings, including fax and modem numbers used and the settings for incoming faxes.

c. Create all the faxes from the Fax Console. Check out all the content before it is sent, including the setting and so forth.

75. You can print multiple images simultaneously, as well as set the layout and other options easily. First, open the image files in the My Pictures folder, then select the menu File | Print. Photo Printing Wizard will appear. Set the printer to be used and the layout will be used. Some printers allow printing multiple photos in one paper.

76. Instead of having to adjust the printer settings every time to use it, make a copy of your printer. Set each with different options as you need.

77. You can use characters that do not exist on the keyboard, but can be used in the Windows Character Map feature. To open it, you can find in Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Toolss | Character Map. Or type in "charmap" without the quotation marks in the Start | Run.

78. To capture a scene in the movie file into an image, turn the film and press the Stop button when the desired scene. Click Take Picture, save it in your folder and name it.

79. You are interested in opening Windows' original music? Find the file in \ windows \ oobe \ system32 \ images \ tittle.wma.

80. There are two editions of Windows Plus! outstanding, namely the Microsoft Plus! for Windows and Digital Media Edition (DME). Find http://www.microsoft.com/windows/plus/PlusHome.asp and try the trial version DME.

81. Type in "iexpress" without the quotation marks in dialogue box Start | Run. You'll find a utility to compress files and create self-extraction.

82. You will find some tools that is less popular, but have a tremendous advantage. These tools can be found in the folder support \ tools in the Windows XP installation CD. Use suptools.msi program to install these tools on your computer.

83. There are many wizards or step-by-step on Windows. To find out what the wizard, open the Help and Support and type "Wizard" without the quotes in the search field. Windows will display a list of available wizards. You live your selection.

84. To make the character his own, click Start | Run and type Eudcedit. Create your specifications, asalakan still in the 64x64 grid sizes. Save by choosing Edit | Save Character.

85. To put the characters in the Character Map into a document, you simply open the Character Map and select the character. Then you live copy and paste it into your document.

86. You can set the mouse pointer as you wish by opening the Pointers tab in the Mouse menu in Control Panel. Click Browse to locate the pointer as you wish.

87. To display the last accessed document lists in the Start Menu in Windows XP Home Edition, right-click on the Start button and select Properties. Click Customize, go to the Advanced tab and enable the option List my most recently opened documents.

88. If you want to display the Windows Explorer fully open up to cover the taskbar, press the F11 key.

89. You can create a shortcut key or presses a certain button to access a program. The trick, right-click the program icon and select Properties. Open the Shortcut tab and specify which button you use to access the program. Windows will automatically add the Ctrl + Alt + as a shortcut key of your choice.

90. Sort by alphabet, all the programs in the Start Menu for easy access. How, click Start | All Programs, right-click one of the existing programs and select Sort by Name.

91. Come up with the appearance of the icon indicators broadband connection or dial-up in the system tray for easy control. The trick, open My Network Places, choose View Networks Connections, right-click the connection that you use and select Properties. Change the option Show icon in notofication areas connected Pls be enabled.

92. You can edit the Start Menu in accordance with needs. Either add, subtract, or even change its name. The trick, right-click Start and choose Open or Open All Users. Set any shortcuts that are available as needed.

93. You can open multiple programs simultaneously by pressing the Shift key while clicking on an existing program in the Start Menu.

94. To remove the name of the icon on the desktop, right-click the icon, and select Rename. Press the Alt key and numeric keys 255. 'll Also press Enter.

95. You can remove the arrows on shortcut icons on the desktop. The trick, go to the registry editor by typing "regedit" without the quotation marks in dialogue box Start | Run. Entry into the directory HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT \ Lnkfile. Delete the value IsShortcut

96. Shortcut List

Here are some of the most used shortcuts when working day-to-day use of Windows.

[Windows] + [L] Lock the computer

[Windows] + [U] Showing Utility Manager

[Windows] + [R] Displaying Run

[Windows] + [F] Displays the search window

[Windows] + [E] Open My Computer

[Windows] + [D] Turn off or enable the Toggle


[Windows] + [M] Minimize all windows

[Windows] + [Shift] + [M] Restore all minimized windows at

[Windows] + [Ctrl] + [F] Finding a computer in the network

[Windows] + [F1] Displays the Help page

[Windows] + [Break] window Raising System


[Windows] + [Tab] button on the Taskbar Scroll

If you use an old keyboard that is not equipped with the Windows key, use key combination Ctrl + Esc.

97. You can enable or disable the grouping of several files in one program. The trick, right-click the taskbar and select Properties. Give or remove a tick on Groups similar taskbar buttons option.

98. You can remove or display the icon on the desktop by right clicking the desktop and select Arrange Icons By | Show Desktop Icons.

99. You can create custom toolbars by right-clicking the taskbar, choose Toolbars | New Toolbar. Adjust according to your wishes, for example, make My Documents as a toolbar in the taskbar to easily and quickly accessible.

100. Right-click the Start Menu, select Properties, if not using the Classic Start Menu, click Customize and go to the Advanced tab. There are several munu which can be activated by giving a check on existing option. Starting from the Scroll Programs to create the appearance of several features in the Start Menu.

101. You can open a site without opening your browser first. How, type the full address of the site shall be opened in a dialog box Start | Run. For example www.pcmedia.or.id, then press Enter.

102. In every menu in Windows there is underlined letters for keyboard navigation benchmark usage. For example you can open the File menu by pressing Alt + F. You can disable or enable features that are marked with lines below. The trick, right-click an empty area on the desktop. Then go to appearance tab, and click the button effects. Set up a tick on the option Hide underlined letters for keyboard navigation Until I press the [Alt] key.

103. Set the computer to issue a warning sound when the Caps Lock, Num Lock or Scroll Lock is activated. How, Open the Control Panel, included in the Accessibility Options. Open the Keyboard tab and enable option-Use Toggle Keys.

104. To enable Hibernate in Windows XP when you press the Turn Off in the Start Menu, hold down the Shift key. So Stand by button on the Shut Down dialog box will change to Hibernate.

105. If your hardware Hibernate support, enable this feature soon. The trick, open the Control Panel and open Power Options. Click the Hibernate tab and check the Enable Hibernate option. If your hardware does not support Hibernate, this tab can not be found.

106. Add your computer speed by removing a good appearance but is a lot of time, ie, animation. The trick, open the Control Panel, and double-click System. Click the Advanced tab and press the Performance Settings button. Then enable the option Adjust for best performance.

107. To reduce the boot time is slow, set in the BIOS to start booting from the hard drive and then a CD or floppy drive on the next choice.

108. Adjust so that Windows will load only the programs required only when starting to walk so that loading time is faster and lighter computers work. Type in "msconfig" without the quotes in the Run dialog box and press Enter. On the General tab, select Selective Startup option, and then open the Startup tab and disable all unnecessary programs.

109. You can monitor processor usage by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del to open Task Manager. Then minimize the window, you'll see a graph of processor capacity usage in the system tray.

110. To increase the speed of storing data on a USB ZIP drive, open My Computer and right click on the ZIP drive. Select Properties, open the Hardware tab click Properties, then open the Policies tab and enable the Optimize for Performance option.

111. To speed up the display the Start Menu, open the Registry Editor (type "regedit" without the quotes in the Run dialog box). Included in the directory HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Control Panel \ Desktop. Double-click the value named MenuShowDelay, replace the existing numbers to 100. In this way, then display the Start Menu delay shorter.

112. There is a quick way to turn off the computer. Press the Ctrl + Alt + Del, the Task Manager window that appears, press the Shut Down menu and hold down the Ctrl key while clicking on Turn Off. Ensure that all documents had been on-save.

113. You can view computer graphics display performance based on several indicators. For example the use of processor, memory, and so forth. The trick, open the Control Panel and double-click Administrative Tools. Open Performance features.

114. You can also add some other indicators of performance features (at number 13) by clicking the + icon and select a new indicator of what is about to appear.

115. You can merge a registry file or. Reg into your Windows registry, by double clicking the file. To determine the function, open with notepad.

116. If you are using 512 MB of RAM, set it so that Windows does not make the paging to disk so that computer performance is increasing. The trick, open the Registry Editor and enter in the directory HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SYSTEM | CurrentControlSet \ Control \ SessionManager \


Change the value DisablePagingExecutive become one.

117. Use Bootcfg.exe to edit the boot.ini of Windows XP. The trick, type "cmd" without the quotes in the Run dialog box to enter in a DOS Prompt, and type Bootcfg: /? after a prompt to obtain information about the features in this program.

118. To select the operating system used in a computer that has a partition drive, open the Control Panel, go in the System and then open the Advanced tab. Click the Startup and Recovery Settings then Edit.

119. Use the classic utility chkdsk to scan your hard disk and fix errors encountered. How, click Start | Run and type "chkdsk c: / f" without the quotation marks to scan and repair the drive C. If you want to know more about the features in chkdsk, type "chkdsk /?".

120. You can skip Scanner and Camera Wizard when installing a digital camera. To access it, use Windows Explorer or My Computer. Your digital camera will appear as a drive.

121. There is utility in Windows XP Pro Edition is rarely used, namely gpedit. Run this utility by typing "gpedit.msc" without the quotes in the Run dialog box and press Enter. This utility can be used for each tool and components in Windows. Try one by one setting you want and then look at the results.

122. Maintenance Schedule Set

Rather than bother to clean up the garbage in the Windows, arrange for Windows to clean itself periodically with the Schedule Task.


a. To set the schedule of periodic maintenance of Windows, open Control Panel, double-click Scheduled Tasks. Add Scheduled Task through the wizard. Click Next to go in list contains programs that can be scheduled.

b. If the tool you want is not listed on the schedule list, click Browse and navigate to the folder where the tool that you meant to be. Most of the tools of Windows is in the folder Windows \ System32. Choose one and click Open.

c. Type the task name and specify its frequency or frequency level of the program schedule. Click Next, configure the other settings as necessary and add the username and password to secure the Schedule Task.

123. Use a free utility from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/home/downloads/powertoys.asp PowerToys are very useful. PowerToys itself consists of several programs, among them Open Command Window Here, Alt-Tab Replacement, Tweak UI, Power Calculator, Image Resizer, CD Slide Show Generator, Virtual Desktop Manager, Taskbar Magnifier, HTML Slide Show Wizard, and webcams Timershot.

124. Windows you can earn additional speed when Indexing Service is disabled. It is easy, open Administrative Tools in Control Panel, select Services and disable Indexing Service.

125. Develop the capacity of hard disk using Disk Cleanup. Open My Computer, right-click an existing drive and select Properties. Open the General tab and click Disk Cleanup button. Clean all junk files, including emptying the Recycle Bin of all data that have not used any more.

126. Eliminate all the shortcuts in the Startup folder in the Start Menu. Therefore, a program that has a shortcut in this folder will be executed automatically when Windows is run the first time.

127. Check the settings of existing messenger in your computer, because almost every messenger will load itself automatically every time Windows is run. Keep the option Automatically Login or Load at Windows Start inactivity.

128. You can access each program directly by typing the program name in the Run dialog box. For example calc for calculator, winword for Microsoft Word, and others.

129. If time defrag your computer suddenly stop, restart and enter in Safe Mode by pressing F8 just before Windows starts. Defrag your hard drive again from this mode.

130. Find out if your drive is FAT or NTFS drive by right-clicking it and selecting Properties and then go into the General tab. Read the detail file system on the dialog box that appears.

131. Converts a FAT drive to NTFS format through DOS with the command convert c: / FS: NTFS. Enter in the registry editor and open the directory HKEY_USERS \ DEFAULT \ Control Panel \ Desktop and create value in a value AutoEndTask.

133. If when installing a new driver the computer hangs, restore your computer to the previous configuration. How, to restart the computer and press F8 to enter Safe Mode and select Last Known Good Configuration option.

134. Use Event Viewer to track application errors. The trick, right-click My Computer, choose Manage, and click the event viewer. Double-click any application or system that indicates an error to view the error information.

135. There is the best way to manage the accuracy of the clock on the computer. Double click the clock on the right side of the screen or in the system tray, select the Internet Time tab. Enable the option Automatically synchronize with an Internet time server. Select the server that is available and click Update Now!

136. Back-up dial-up settings by drag and drop files in connection Dial Up Networking folder to a floppy drive. Back-up files will be stored in ekstensi.dun.

137. Quick restart mode, press the Start | Shut Down | Restart, while click OK, hold the Shift key.

138. Use Tweak UI Windows 98 from http://www.microsoft.com/ntworkstation/downloads/powertoys/networking/nttweakui.asp special. Once installation is complete, open Tweak UI through the Control Panel.

139. Use the F3 key to open the Find feature while in Windows Explorer or desktop.

140. Set the dial-up connection with the Telephony Location Manager. Telephony Location Manager feature will help you optimize your dial-up connection. How, click Start | Run and type "tlocmgr" without quotes.

141. If your computer can not be set in standby or suspended mode, then fix with Pmtshoot from http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=185949.

142. Always back up your registry before making changes in it. The trick, use the Registry Checker that can be found in Start | Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Tools.

143. Create a bootable floppy disk for Windows 98 format by using the system files. Then copy the file c: \ windows \ command \ scanreg.exe and c: \ windows \ himem.sys into the floppy disk. Do not forget, edit the config.sys file in the floppy disk with an additional line "device = a: \ himem.sys" without quotes.

144. To restore the registry when the computer is not running, try booting with the boot disk. Then go into drive C: \ and type "scanreg \ restore", without quotes. Angkah Follow-stride to complete. Then out of the DOS.

145. Add shortcut Control Panel to Start Menu by right-clicking the Start button and click Open. Then right click on blank area, select New | Folder. Load the "Control Panel. (21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D)" without quotes and press Enter.

146. You can remove the password dialog box that appears the first time before entering in Windows. How, go to Control Panel, open the Password and Change Password tab. Fill your old password with the password you have, and the new password field blank. After that, click the User Profiles tab and enable the option All users of this PC use the Same preferences and desktop settings. This change will be run after Windows is restarted.

147. To cancel the Print command, open the Printers icon in the system tray by double clicking. Then point to the files being in-print on the window and then right-click the Printer and Cancel.

148. Discover tools under DOS that are still worthy tools used in the folder \ MSDOS in Windows 98 Installation CD.

149. If Windows 98 or Me running slow, check your memory. The trick, right-click My Computer and select Properties. Open the Performance tab and see the System Resource. If you reach 80 percent, restart the computer. Remember, close all programs before looking at the System Resource.

150. Use Sysedit for editing system files. For example autoexec.bat and so forth. Type in "sysedit" in the Run dialog box without any quotation marks.

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