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Today marks the birthday of Google. In celebration of such an important holiday among internet users, the Google homepage consists of a Google logo made up of bouncing dots and balls.

They just aren’t your normal Google balls though. They are interactive with the a user’s mouse pointer. If you hover over the word “Google” the balls will spread away from your mouse pointer. Once the mouse is placed away from the balls, they will slowly morph back into the shape of the word “Google”.

Is there a point to the animated Google logo? Probably not much more than to celebrate their birthday. However they are also utilizing some HTML 5 and CSS3 elements, which they hope will be the future of the internet. Also, the bouncing Google balls are from a Google Doodle. You can see more Google doodle logos at http://www.google.com/logos/

Happy Birthday Google! Where would the internet be without you?

How to edit the windows registry

Editing the Windows registry can most easily be accomplished through the REGEDIT program built into Windows. This can be accessed by going to start\run\ and typing ‘regedit.’

Due to the nature of the registry, any changes you make here do not have to be saved. All changes are applied upon restarting the system. This also means that there is no ‘cancel’ button for undoing accidental changes, so make sure you keep careful note of the values you intend to edit.

Registry values are stored in keys which appear as folders in the REGEDIT window. Most of the following instructions will have you add or edit values inside these keys.

When you highlight a key in the left pane, the values stored in it appear in the right pane. To edit a value, right  click it and select ‘modify.’

To add a new value, navigate to the key in which you wish to add the value, right clock it and select ‘new’ then the type of value you wish to create. Generally this will be either a string or DWORD value. Once you have created the value, name it, then right click on it to ‘modify’ its properties.
Backing up and restoring the windows registry
This is an important tip for preserving your system, and an essential introduction to this section of tips. The Windows registry is the central data store for the Windows operating system. It contains all the information and variables that Windows uses to run itself and the programs you install. Editing the registry gives access to a wealth of options that may not be offered to you through the user interface. It also gives you the means to completely mess up your system in the time it takes to reboot.
While restoring a computer with registry problems is now a fair bit more possible thanks to the system restore  
features built into Windows XP, it’s still a good idea to make a backup of your registry before making any changes to it.

To back up the registry, open REGEDIT and ensure that ‘my computer’ is highlighted, then go to file\export.
In this window, you need to enter a location to save the exported registry (as a single file) and choose the type of file to create. Also, check the ‘all’ button at the bottom of the screen to backup the entire registry.

There are several possible file types, but we will focus on one only, as the .reg file type is the easiest to use. A  .reg backup will copy over all changes made to existing portions of the registry when it is restored, while leaving additions to the registry made since the backup untouched.

Select the .reg file type and click ‘save.’
Restoring the registry from this .reg file is a simple matter of locating the file you created, right clicking it and selecting ‘merge.’

1) Hibernating Windows
There are two ways to hibernate windows. One–>Open Task Manager and then click shutdown tab and click hibernate. Second Hidden Method id to Simply click Turn Off From Start Menu and Press Shift when the small box appears. Notice Standby changes to HIBERNATE.

2)Speed Up your performance in Windows XP
Some people find Windows XP slow and some find it good. But the simple way to boost up your XP is simply right click»»my computer »» click properties »» Advanced »» settings in perfomance »» Adjust for best performance.
Wait and watch. If you common tasks have gone (the boxes in each folder then go again there and check »» USE COMMON TASKS IN FOLDER.

3) Speed up your Booting
Just edit boot.ini and remove the /fastdetect word. Another way id press win+R. Type msconfig click startup tab. End the processes you do not want. Also do the same with services tab. If BITS is started please turn it off.

4) No Messenger
Tired of MSN messenger, even after disabling it, but do not want to remove it. Simply go to C:Program Files and Rename Messenger folder to Died Messenger. And if you use outlook express, It(messenger) will not start untill yo invoke it to stat.

5) Do Not Highlight Newly Installed Programs
Tired of that annoying little window that pops up to tell you that new software is installed? If it gets in the way when you’re logging off, turn it off completely. To do this:

Click Start, right-click at the top of the Start menu where your name is displayed, and then click Properties.
In the Taskbar and Start Menu Properties dialog box, on the Start Menu tab, click Customize.
Click the Advanced tab, and then clear the Highlight newly installed programs check box. Click OK, and then click OK again.

6) Turn Off Automatic Updating.
Some people might have thought that after using pirated XP copy and Connecting to the INTERNET their copy becomes some slower. So just turn off Live Update.

How to Turn Off Automatic Updates?
Click Start , click Control Panel , and then double-click System.
Click the Automatic Updates tab, and then click Turn off automatic updating. I want to update my computer manually.

7) Using the Ultimate Configuration Tool (Professional Edition Only)
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. It just like old Poledit.exe.

To start this editor:

Select Start and then Run, then type the following: gpedit.msc
After you hit Enter, you’ll be greeted by gpedit, which lets you modify almost every feature in Windows XP without having to go to regedit.

8) Login in Administrator
Its very easy to bypass the windows XP Admin logon window. When u started yr computer , u got a message something like this:

Admin or (whatever u make a account!!!)
Password: ….. XXX XXXX………
some people think that its impossible to break through this, but through this article u can make it easy to break this cripy.

In order to break the Windows XP admin logon , you simply boot yr computer through Windows 2000 CD and boot up a windows XP box and start windows 2000 recivery Console, its a troubleshooting program.
Windows XP then allows us to operate victim’s computer as an Administrator without a admin password, even if the Administrator account has a strong password. You can also operate other user accounts that may be present on, even if those accounts have passwords. Finally u can do anything u want on the victim’s computer, copy/delete the files whatever u want.

9) Remove program from your desktop
Whenever you have to remove any software/package/program you have to go to control panel then add/remove programe and for that either go to my computer or start menu. My way is the sleekest one.

All you have to do is make a new shortcut on ur desktop and set its target to “control.exe appwiz.cpl” there id space between control.exe and appwiz.cpl and write without quotes. this simply would launch Addremove programs wizard.

10) Shutdown Button on Desktop
Right click on ur Desktop and create new Shortcut and type “C:WINDOWSSYSTEM32Shutdown.exe –s” without quotes in the popup box which will appear asking for a path of shortcut . Now when u will double click this shortcut it will give u shutdown message and ur computer will shutdown after some seconds. U can customize ur shutdown button with same icon which original shutdown have Just go to the properties of ur shortcut and click change icon tab select any icon u like and click apply.

Similarly u can also put restart button on ur desktop just replace –s in above line by –r
If u don’t want shutdown button on ur desktop u can the go to start > run and type Shutdown –s or –r they will do the same job. If someone tries to shutdown u remotely on the net then u can stop shutdown process but typing shutdown –a in Run.

Shutdown –s = Shutdown & restart
Shutdown –r = Restart
Shutdown –a = To abort shutdown

11) Remove Hibernation File
If you do not use hibernation, make sure you do not have it enabled, which reserves disk space equal to your RAM. If you have a hidden file on the root directory of your C-drive called hiberfil.sys, hibernation is enabled. To remove that file:

Go to Control Panel, select Performance and Maintenance, Power Options, Hibernate tab, and uncheck the Enable hibernation box.

12) Free some disk space with XP and some fast.
If you have NTFS partistions then you should stop the indexing service. This service slows your navigation of files. Whenever you click the file the XP adds that to its database for quick search. To turn it off select your all hard disks. Then right click and go to properties. And uncheck “Allow indexing service check Box”.

13) Turn Off AND On System Restore.
The system Restore option is useful for some people but for most people its a sheer wastage of RAM and HDD. So according to me it should be turned off. To Change system restore settings Press Win Key + Pause/Break Key (near num lock). Go to System Restore. and change your settings.

14) Prevent XP from Unauthorised Access
This is the best way to prevent un authorised access while connected to the internet. Go to my computer properties, and select Remote tab. Uncheck Both the Check Boxes. This help you to prevent your computer  from unauthorized access, while connected to the net.

15) Change Drive Letters in Windows XP
When you add drives to your computer, such as an extra hard drive, a CD drive, or a storage device that corresponds to a drive, Windows automatically assigns letters to the drives. However, this assignment might not suit your system; for example, you might have mapped a network drive to the same letter that Windows assigns to a new drive. When you want to change drive letters, follow these steps:

Right-click My Computer, and then click Manage.
Under Computer Management, click Disk Management. In the right pane, you’ll see your drives listed.

CD-ROM drives are listed at the bottom of the pane.
Right-click the drive or device you want to change, and then click Change Drive Letter and Paths.
Click Change, click Assign the following drive letter, click the drive letter you want to assign, and then click OK.

16) Run safely any of downloaded EXE’s.
When ever you download or copy any EXE, do not execute it straight first scan it, and then right click that exe and select Run as and then Select the current user option alongwith, protection option. This is usefull in some cases.

17) Change the Default Opening Folder in Windows Explorer
By default, Windows Explorer opens showing the My Documents folder. To change the default setting so that all top–level drives and folders are shown, follow these steps:

Click Start > Programs > Accessories, then right–click Windows Explorer, and click Properties.
Under Target field, which reads %SystemRoot%explorer.exe, add to make the line read:
%SystemRoot%explorer.exe /n, /e, /select, C:
Click OK.

18) Identify a 16-bit Program
Use Windows Explorer to open the folder that contains the program’s executable (.exe) file. Right-click the .exe file, and then click Properties. A 16-bit program does not have a Version tab in this dialog box.

19) Use the Desktop Cleanup Wizard in Windows XP
To start the Desktop Cleanup Wizard:
Click Start , and then click Control Panel.
In Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes under Pick a category.
Under or pick a Control Panel icon , click Display. The Display Properties dialog box is displayed.

In the Display Properties dialog box, click the Desktop tab, and then click Customize Desktop. The Desktop Items dialog box is displayed.
Under Desktop cleanup , click to clear the Run Desktop Cleanup Wizard every 60 days check box if you do not want the Desktop Cleanup Wizard to automatically start every 60 days.
Click Clean Desktop Now. The Desktop Cleanup Wizard starts.

20) Remove Unwanted Shortcuts
In the Welcome to the Desktop Cleanup Wizard dialog box, click Next. In the Shortcuts dialog box, a list of shortcuts are displayed in the Shortcut to Clean Up list. The shortcuts that you click are removed from the desktop and placed in the Unused Desktop Shortcuts folder on the Windows desktop.

If you do not want a shortcut to be removed from the desktop, click to clear the check box for that shortcut, and then click Next when you are finished.In the Completing the Desktop Cleanup Wizard dialog box, view the items in the Shortcuts box to confirm that you want them removed from the desktop, and then click Finish. The Desktop Cleanup Wizard moves the selected shortcuts to the Unused Desktop Shortcuts folder and then quits.

21) How to Pause or Resume Downloading (BUILT IN DAP)
After the download process has started, you can pause or resume downloading at any time. If you close your Internet connection or restart your computer after pausing a download process, Windows automatically resumes the download process the next time you are connected to the Internet. During the download process, click the icon that is displayed in the notification area, and then click Pause.

When you are ready for Windows to start downloading again, click the Automatic updating icon, and then click Resume. Restore an Update that You Previously Declined. If you decide not to download a specific update, you can prompt Windows Update to offer that update again.
Click Start , click Control Panel, and then double-click System.
Click the Automatic Updates tab, and then click Restore Declined Updates. {EXTRACTS BY mr.xp}

22) Editing explorer in windows xp
Editing explore in windows xp is very easy with available tools its not as difficult like old dos based tedious method here u need just one tool called RESOURCE HACKER.

It is a resource viewer it will show u Resources in any 32bit Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000 executable files (including exe’s, dll’s, ocx’s and cpl’s) . ok go in to ur windows directory and find explorer.exe and make its two copies name them As explorer_1 and explorer_2 .exe respectively and keep them in windows folder only. We will edit explorer_1 and will keep explorer_2 as backup copy if anything goes wrong.
Open explorer_1.exe in resource hacker and go to String table and edit whatever u want to even u can change start button by ur name or anything else. After editing even a single word do not forget to click the COMPILE button.

Change icon or u can change animated message such as when u install a new programs so when u go to all programs a animated message comes “New Program Installed” u can change it by ur sentence etc. now we have edited the explore_1 now go To File menu in Resource hacker and save it as explorer_1.exe it will ask u that explorer_1.exe is already present do u want to replace it, click YES.
Now we have our edited explorer. Now restart ur computer in safe mode with command prompt by pressing F8 during booting process . Now we will copy explorer_1.exe on explorer.exe by typing command Copy C:windowsexplorer_1.exe C:windowsexplorer.exe.
Now restart ur computer and what u will seeing that u r working with ur edited explorer. If anything goes wrong than just copy explorer_2.exe on explorer.exe by same process. {EXTRACTS BY MR.XP}

23) Customize Windows Media Player Title Bar
Change the title bar to read Windows Media Player provided by , so if I had entered text ‘Chris’ , it would read: Windows Media Player provided by Chris
[Start] [Run] [Regedit]

Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | Policies | M*cro$oft
Create the Key [WindowsMediaPlayer]
Create String value named [TitleBar]
Data Type: REG_SZ // Value Name: TitleBar
Double click TitleBar and Enter the text to be displayed in the title bar.
Exit Registry / Reboot.

24) Increase Menu Display Speed
When you click on the Start Menu there is some delay to display the contents , just for no reason.
Effects are pretty though. The default speed can be adjusted with a quick registry entry.
The default value is 400. Set it to 0 and the delay is gone. If you are not able to adjust pick a number that suits your style and make the change.
[Start] [Run] [Regedit]

Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Control Panel | Desktop
Modify/Create String value of Data type REG_SZ Named [MenuShowDelay]
Value Data: [Default = 400 / Adjust to Preference]
Exit Registry / Reboot

That's It for this part.. Read another one for more tweaks.. :)

25) Increase Internet Download Connections
Increase Simultaneous Internet Download Connections. Increases the number of allowed simultaneous connections to ten (10).

[Start] [Run] [Regedit]

Go to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | M*cro$oft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Internet | Settings
Modify/Create DWORD Value of Data type REG_DWORD Named [MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server]

Setting for Value Data: [0000000a]

Modify/Create DWORD Value of Data type REG_DWORD Named [MaxConnectionsPerServer]

Setting for Value Data: [0000000a]
Exit Registry / Reboot

26) Create Legal Notice Logon Dialog Box

In situations where you need users to read a legal notice before logging on, this tweak will create the caption for the notice.
Start] [Run] [Regedit]

Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE | SOFTWARE | M*cro$oft | Windows NT | CurrentVersion | Winlogon
Modify/Create String Value of Data type REG_SZ Named [LegalNoticeCaption]

Value Data for LegalNoticeCaption: [Type the Caption for the Dialog Box]

Modify/Create String Value of Data type REG_SZ Named [LegalNoticeText]

Value Data for LegalNoticeText: [Type the Data for the Legal Notice]
Exit Registry / Reboot

27) Disable Error reporting in XP

Sometimes errors, make us very annoyed in XP so its better to disable them. Just Right click the my computer icon, click properties, go to [advance] and then [error reporting] @ the bottom, click disable error reporting, and check the check box below it.

28) Rename multiple files.

A new, small, neat feature for Windows XP deals with renaming files. I personally have always wanted the OS to include a way to do a mass file renaming on a bunch of files. You can now rename multiple files at once .Its really simple:

Select several files in Explorer, press F2 and rename one of those files to something else. All the selected files get renamed to the new file name (plus a number added to the end).

29) Disable Baloon tips.
To disable Ballon tips in Windows XP do this registry tweak
Go to : HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | M*cro$oft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Explorer | Advanced
Create a new DWORD value, name it EnableBalloonTips, and set it equal to 0. If EnableBalloonTips is already there and equal to 1, set it equal to 0. Quit the registry editor, log off, and log back on. Voila! Your computer will stop talking down to you.

30) Sort menus alphabetically
When you install a new program for a user, it doesn’t find its place in the alphabetical Start menu hierarchy right away; it hangs out at the bottom for a little while. If your users employ the Classic Start menu, they can re-alphabetize it manually by right-clicking the taskbar and choosing Properties, clicking the Customize button next to the Classic Start Menu, and clicking the Sort button.
With the Windows XP style of Start menu, however, you don’t have an equivalent button. To make Windows always alphabetize the list, remove the permissions from the Registry key that controls the sort order for the Start menu.
To do so, go to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER | Software | M*cro$oft | Windows | CurrentVersion | Explorer | MenuOrder
Choose Edit | Permissions and click the Advanced button. Deselect the Inherit From Parent The Permission Entries That Apply To Child Objects check box and then click Copy when the Security dialog box pops up. Click OK and clear the Full Control entry for your account and all security groups you are a member of. Leave only Read permission.

31)Hiding Find menu on Start Menu
If you enable these setting, then Find menu located on Start Menu will gone.
Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name: NoFind

Data Type: DWORD
Value Data: (0 = show, 1 = hide)

32)Hiding Document menu on Start Menu

These setting will hide folder or Document menu located on Start Menu.

Key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name : NoRecentDocsMenu

Data Type : DWORD Value
Data: (0 = show, 1 = hide)

33)Hiding Run menu on Start Menu

These setting will hide Document folder located on Start Menu.

Key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name : NoRun

Data Type : DWORD Value
Data: (0 = show, 1 = hide)
34)Hide Help menu on Start Menu [Win 2000]
These setting will hide Document folder located on Start Menu.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name : NoSMHelp

Data Type : DWORD Value
Data: (0 = show, 1 = hide)

35)Hiding Start Menu > Settings > Taskbar menu

If you enable these setting then Taskbar menu located on Setting at Start Menu will gone.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name: NoSetTaskbar

Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

36)Hiding Start Menu > Settings > Folder Options menu

If you enable these setting then Folder Options menu located on Start Menu – Setting will gone.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value Name: NoFolderOptions
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

37)Hiding Start Menu > Settings > Control Panel menu

If you enable these setting then Taskbar menu located on Setting at Start Menu will gone.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name: NoControlPanel

Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

38)Disable right click on Dekstop & Windows Explorer

If you enable these setting below then no one else can do right click on Desktop & Windows Explorer.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name: NoViewContextMenu

Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

To see the difference you need to reboot/restart.

39)Disable right click on Taskbar

If you enable these setting below then the menu will no longer exist when doing right clickon Start Menu, control tab, and Clock.

Key:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Value Name: NoTrayContextMenu

Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

To see the difference you need to reboot/restart.

That's It for this part.. Read another one for more tweaks.. :)

40)Preventing any changes of Printer setting on Control Panel

If you worried someone might change your printer setting, You need to enable these setting
Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value Name: NoPrinters
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

41)Vanishing Start Banner on taskbar
If you enable these setting then the arrow and Click here to start word will gone (the word emerge when you entry windows).

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value Name: NoStartBanner
Data Type: BINARY Value
Data: (00 00 00 00 = disabled, 01 00 00 00 = enabled)

42)Adding “Explore From Here” menu on folder
After you replace with the value below then, when you right clicking on folder there’ll be Explore From Here menu to emerge.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\rootexplore (You have to make it if those key are not exist yet)
Then edit “(Default)” value with “E&xplore From Here”. On rootexplore make some new key and gives the name with command. Edit “(Default)” and gives value/name “explorer.exe /e,/root,/idlist,%i”.

43)Replacing Add/Remove Programs list
When you installing program then a program (usually) will adding for uninstall (on Add/Remove Programs). But if you had uninstalled those program and still an entry exist on Add/Remove Programs, you can removing manually.

key : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Uninstall
After that, you can removing remain entry.

44)Prevent any Network setting changes
If you enable this setting, then other people cannot change the original setting on Control Panel – Network.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Network

Value Name: NoNetSetup
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

45)Prevent any Printer setting changes
If you enable this setting, then other people cannot changei the original setting on Control Panel – Printer.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value Name: NoPrinters
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

46)Prevent any Password setting changes
If you enable this setting, then other people cannot change the original setting on Control Panel – Password. In other word, other people cannot change the password (if your computer using Windows password).

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\System

Value Name: NoSecCPL
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

47)Prevent Shut Down order
The next setting will prevent someone to turn off your computer. These way is much useful if you for example leaving your computer for a while and you worried if someone might shut down it.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value Name: NoClose
Data Type : DWORD Value
Data: (0 = shutdown enabled, 1 = shutdown disabled)

48)Hiding all item on desktop
The next Setting will hide all item located on your desktop.
Key : HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value Name : NoDesktop
Data Type : DWORD Value
Data : (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

49)Hiding Network Neighborhood icon
Network Neigborhood Icon will emerge on desktop if you installed Windows Networking. If you don like it, You can hide those icon.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer

Value Name: NoNetHood
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

50)Disabling MS-DOS Command Prompt
The next Setting will prevent from “utilizing” MS-DOS command prompt on Windows.

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\WinOldApp

Value Name: Disabled
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disable, 1 = enable/prevent MS-Dos command prompt)

51)Prevent any Display Properties setting changes
You can do Display Setting from Control Panel – Display or by right click on desktop, then choose Properties.

With these setting below, other people cannot change the setting on those Display.
Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\System

Value Name: NoDispCPL
Data Type: DWORD Value
Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled/prevent any changes)
(Make System key : On left side panel, choose Policies, Right click, New – Key. Gives name : System. Then choose System, right click, New – DWORD Value. Gives name NoDispCPL. Double click on NoDispCPL, change 0 to 1 to prevent any Display Properties setting changes.

52)Vanishing arrow on shortcut
If we making any shortcut from some application, we surely will see an small arrow under icon. From appearance angle, the arrow that covered half of those icon will going so annoying. Especially if we wants to show the entire of those icon. Therefore, there is a way to removing these arrow. How? open registry editor, remove string value “IsShortcut” on subkey “lnkfile” and “piffile” on key “HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT” from your windows registry.
Install font with more faster than usual
To installing font, normally we must follow long procedure : Start > Settings > Control Panel > Font. From there, you must click File > Install New Fonts. That way surely a pissed. Actually there is an easy way :

Method 1 :
1. Open registry editor.
3. Choose “Edit > New > Key” command and gives “Install Fonts” name on new key that you just placed.
4. Double click on the right side windows on “(Default)” entry.
5. Give the “Value” : “Install Font” and confirm this changes by clicking “OK”.
6. Marked once again subkey “Install Font” and Make a new subkey (“Edit > New > Key”), named as “command”.
7. Double click at “(Default)”, give him “Value” : “c:\windows\command\xcopy32.exe %1 c:\windows\fonts” command.

Now, everytime you right clicking on *.ttf file there’ll be Install Fonts menu. If you choose this menu, then those font file will copied straight to your Windows folder.

Method 2 :
1. Make a shortcut that browse to font at your Windows (C:\Windows\Fonts).
2. Place those shortcut on Send To directory.
Now to install font, right click on *.ttf file, choose Send To > Fonts.

53)Changing RegisteredOwner and Organization
When you right clicking on My Computer you will see Registered to …. sentence. If you wrong inserting the owner name & the organization, You still can change it, by going to :

key : HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curr entVersion
then change RegisteredOwner name, RegisteredOrganization which is located on right side panel. How to change it is by right clicking at those Value Name.

54)Showing log on message
If your computer is one of the public computer, which means a commonly used computer by many people, You can adding log on message. So every computer user will see those content of message (could be a warning or something else)

Its’ pretty easy, first go to registry editor then find the following key :
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Winlogon

Value Name :

- LegalNoticeCaption (for the caps)
- LegalNoticeText (for the content) Data TypeString ValueData – fill with text you wanted

55)Speed up defrag access and scandisk
To keep maintain Windows processing, we surely need to take a good care. One way you can do is defragment and scandisk.
The following steps will adding context menu to drive. So when you open windows explorer and right clicking on drive, there’ll be “Defrag this drive” and “Scandisk this drive” menu.

To do so, Find key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\Shell.
Make a new key, give Defrag name.

On the right side panel, at (default) section fill with “&Defragment This Drive” (type without quotes).
Make a new subkey “under” Defrag, and gives name with Command.
On the right side panel, at (default) section fill with “defrag.exe “%1″ /noprompt” (type without quotes).
How to making Scandisk context menu is on above, You just only need to change 3 word with blue colored above with Scandisk, &Scandisk This Drive, and scandskw.exe /n.

56)Changing tips info on desktop icon
Tips info is a word that emerge when pointer mouse placed above icon, The function is to gives additional information. You can change tips info at My Documents, Recycle Bin, and My Computer icon located on desktop as your wish.
To replace it, find tips info word that is on right side panel based on these key :

Adding background image on IE toolbar

1. Open registry editor.
2. Find key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar .
3. Make a new String Value with BackBitmap name. How? right click on right side panel, choose New – String value.
4. Double click at BackBitmap, fill with path describing image file location that will be using as backgorund. Example C:\My Documents\image\picture.bmp.

As additional point, the file you wanted to use is a file with *.bmp extension.

57)Message in beginning of startup
Adding these word on autoexec.bat file :
Then everytime your computer re-boot/booting, those message will emerge.

You can change the word beginning with Echo with your own message.

58)Shortcut and folder without name
Do you want a folder or shortcut at Windows 95/98/NT/2000/NE, but you don wanted your name visible? How to make it is right click then Rename at folder or shortcut you want to change the name. Then write down [Alt] + [0160] (This is invicible character space). When writing 0160, You must using the number on numeric keypad (Right side of your keyboard).
59)Writing name on Taskbar
Do you want your name written on Windows Taskbar? You can do it !
First, click Start/Settings/Control Panel menu. In Control Panel, double click Regional Settings icon.

Move to Time tab. At AM and PM symbol column, write down your name, maximal 8 character only (including space)

60)Making icon from .bmp
If you tired with the icon you owned, You can try another icon that is from .bmp file.
How? change those .bmp file into .ico (example picture.bmp into picture.ico. )

Other way : If you want to change the icon from some shortcut.
First right click at shortcut and choose Properties. Move to Shortcut tab and choose Change Icon. After that browse to folder that keeps your .bmp file.

61)Erasing diskette with fast
To erasing fast all file on your diskette, use the following steps :

- Right click on desktop, choose New Shortcut
- Type deltree /y a: on Command Line, click next, give name (example) Erase A:. Don forget to choose the icon. Lat, click Finish.
- Right click those shortcut, choose Properties. Move to Programs tab and marked to Close on exit.
To erasing file on drive A just click the icon.

62)Fast way removing recent document
To avoid other people find out what kind of file you just opened, the only way is by removing recent document. Follow the following steps :

1. Open Notepad.
2. Write down : echo y| del C:\windows\recent\*.*
3. Save that file in random folder, give name (example) erase.bat. Remember, the extension bat is a must.
4. Make shortcut to that file in dekstop.
5. Right click those shortcut, choose Properties.
6. Move to Program tab.
7. At Run section, choose Minimized.
8. Give check mark at Close on Exit.
9. Click OK.
From now on, you can removing recent document with fast by clicking the shortcut you just made on desktop.

63)Passing serial number in MS Office 2000
Everytime you installing MS Office 2000, you’ll have to fill the serial number consisted of dozens of characters. Instead of being occupied, why dont make it automatically?

Open file setup.ini with Notepad, find at [Options] section and remove # sign at USERNAME. [Options] ; If a value is present, the [Options] section gives the values of properties to apply to ; this installation. Specify them in the format: ; PropName=PropValue ; Remember to uncomment both the section name and the value names. ; USERNAME=Your_Name PIDKEY=ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXY Write down your name at USERNAME section and serial number at PIDKEY section. Save that file. From now on, you don have to filling serial number again when you installing MS Office 2000

64)Disabling registry editor
Have you ever thinking to disable regedit ? These way is much comes in handy since it’s prevent other person to change your registry setting !!! To do so, you can change registry setting like was included to the label below.

(RUN, type : regedit)
Key : HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\M*cro$oft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\
Data Type : REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Name that DWORD as : DisableRegistryTools
Data : (0 = enable regedit, 1 = disable regedit)

If you change this setting properly then when regedit program executed, there will be an ERROR Message to occur. You must be wondering, how to make it back to normal ? It’s easy, Just follow the following steps :
By using Notepad, make another new file. Type like this:
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\M*cro$oft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System] “DisableRegistryTools”=dword:00000000
Save with random filename, but with reg extension, example enable_regedit.reg. After that, double click at those file to enabling registry editor.

65)How to automatically closing program
What are you gonna do when your running application having problem (not responding) ? You surely will gonna press Ctrl + Alt + Del button & continue with End Task processing to close unresponding program.

Actually, if you wanna a bit “busy” You can arrange closing automatically when there’s unresponding program. Therefore, You can open your registry (RUN, type : regedit) then adding this key below:
Key HKEY_USERS\Default\ControlPanel\Desktop

Value Name : AutoEndtasks Data
Value Data : 1

66)How To Delete Your Prefetch
0pen Run Type Prefetch ( Enter )
Now u will see lots of junks just delete them all
Here’s an another way to delete your prefetch — Automatically!!
1. Go into My Computer and go into your hard drive.
2. Right-click anywhere that a file is not and select the ‘New’ submenu and click ‘Text Document’
3. Name it “deleteprefetch”
4. Double-click on the text file you just created.
5. Type “del C:\Windows\Prefetch\*.* /Q” (without the quotes).
6. Go to File > Save As… and choose “All Files” from the “Save as Type” box and save it as “deleteprefetch.bat”
7. You just created a batch file that will automatically delete all the files in your Prefetch folder.

That's It for this part.. Read another one for more tweaks.. :)