Configure Windows Search index filters to perform indexing of document and spreadsheets using IFilters.
How to use the shell keyword to quickly access special folders like the Send To folder.
NTFS compression can compress / decompress files on the fly and save disk space and minimize needed hard disk I/O
Mount a file folder as a drive-letter, like a shortcut to make it easier to access the folder.
List of the available command line switches for defrag.
Microsoft security update MS05-026 blocks for viewing compressed HTML (CHM) files placed on a network drive.
The Microsoft Installer (MSI) Package file is a compressed archive, which can be decompressed.
How to configure the location and size of the task scheduler log with all its events.
The shutdown event tracker forces the user to give a reason for restarting the computer.
Sticky keys is an accessibility features, that can be activated with a shortcut key (often by accident when inside a game).
Configure whether the num-lock, caps-lock or scroll-lock keys should be turned on or off at startup.
Assign specific drive letters for removable drives.
Hibernation requires a file as big as the size of the physical memory, which it dumps the contents of the memory to hibernate.
Disable the beep from the PC speaker when Windows performs an alert.
Where to find the cd-key for the current Windows install.
How to configure autorun for the different drive types.
How to create different profiles for cleaning up the hard disk.
How to change the name and company registered as owner of the Windows installation.
The settings to configure mouse acceleration are hidden away but can still be changed.
Mouse is accelerated when moved in a single movement to make the Windows nagivation easier.
Things to be aware of when using a hard disk larger than 137 gigabyte.
Describes the benefits and the costs of using multiple partitions.
By re-activating Windows XP then one gets the option to change the cd-key.
Display the My Computer security zone along with the other security zones for configuration.
Increase the size of the buffers used by NtBackup to perform faster backup and restore.
Change how long time to wait before a service is considered not responding and should be shut down.
The ability to store favorite locations in the registry can be quite useful.
Configure the bit rate of the predefined quality levels for mp3 encoding in Media Player 8.
Configure whether the registry editor should show the last registry location when started.
Using a special keyboard shortcut to create a blue screen of death with memory dump.
How to use the scancode map to modify the keyboard layout and disable the Windows-key.
Windows does not by default display all items that can be uninstalled in the Add / Remove applet.
Extend the level of informational messages during Windows startup and shutdown.
How to use the group policy editor for easy editing of registry settings.
When printing a document, then the document is spooled into a temporary directory and then sent to the printer.
Configure whether to automatically launch application when inserting a CD or DVD disk.
Change the treshold of when to report that a disk is near its capacity.
How one can reload the HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry hive without needing a restart.
Improve the precision and smoothness of your ps/2 device by increasing the sample rate.
How to see the registry changes of a certain action by using the file compare utility.
How to add and remove registry entries from the Windows registry using .reg files
How to use the keyboard key "Print Screen" to make a screen dump.
How to change the color of the BSOD to make it easier to read or just for fun.