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Internet/Email & Network Connection Tune Up
Fine tune Internet connection speed: Tip on changing QoS parameter.
Further fine tune Internet access speed: Tip on improving DNS resolution.
Want to enhance Network throughput? Try out this tip.
Further speedup broadband cable internet connection
One more way to fine tune internet explorer load time
Tuning up MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) to speed up internet access
Enable automatic path MTU size detection and improve internet throughput and help remove congestion
Running into internet connection problem ? clean TCP/IP stack may be your solution
Another tweak to boost up network application performance. Change thread priority
Remove unnecessary Scheduled Tasks scan by Internet Explorer and make Internet Explorer Load faster
Increasing number of connections per http server
Load Outlook Express faster. Stop Outlook express logo screen from poping up
How to kill the IE About windows that popup from time to time
 
System Performace Tune Up
Having problem with slow boot time or is it taking long to resume ?
What to do with "the system has recovered from a serious error......" error message after boot ?
If you have a lot of RAM, do you really need swap file?
How to boost XP speed by by changing real time clock priority?
Reduce IO and increase turnaround time which means faster computer !
Correctly set your level 2 cache and improve performance
How to improve on shutdown time ? Close apps automatically & quickly at shutdown
Speedup boot up sequence by defragmenting all key boot files
Enable write caching on disk and improve disk performance
MFT (Master File Table) manipulations to improve disk performance
Improve system performance and Reduce MFT fragmentation by disabling DOS 8.3 naming convention
Set the low level hook timeout and stop certain programs from crashing or becoming unstable
Have a IDE drive ? Improve disk performance by changing to DMA access mode
Low on disk space and do not use windows XP's hibernate feature ?
Improve computer performance by reducing EFS cache validation
Do you want Windows to unload DLLs immediately ?
How to alter behavior of system restore facility
If you have a faster hard disk, keep your pagefile.sys on that
Make Windows XP load frequently used programs in quickly accessible location
Enable UDMA/66 mode on IDE Channels
Having problems with new install ? Like to restore your system quickly?
Make a habit of cleaning prefatch data once a month
Improve speed of of file search in WINDOWS XP PRO operating system.
Optimize your XP Pro system by tweaking service manager ? Remove unnecessary services !
Run Windows Explorer in its own process. Avoid Total Explorer Crash
Define a logical value for System Cache
Automatically kill non-responding application at shutdown
Improve Shutdown. lets not save your active session's settings on exit
Activate Automatic Boot Disk Optimization
How to restart Windows without restarting your computer
Using third part defrag utility ? Make it defrag all files
Speedup boot time by improving NTFS check
How to write a new partition boot sector to the system partition
 
Security/Virus Issues
Avoid download of file attachments that may have virus infections
Are you using a computer that is accessed by more than one ? Secure your privacy
Lock knownDLLs' list and make your computer a bit more safer
Protect yourself from denial of service attacks: UPnP weakness in Windows XP
Private information about who is logged on your computer at a time.
Gain temp access to Administrative priviledges even if you are not logged in as Administrator
Have tendency to forget passwords ? Want a solution that will help you get back in business ?
Run your Windows Desktop in its own process environment
Secure your computer: Enable Advanced File System Security Options
Restrict certain users from running an application
Do not let Regedit remember last changed key
Securing your WINDOWS XP computer
What is Master Bood Record ? How to fix problems with master boot record/boot loader process
 
Customize/Personalize your Windows experience
Not sure of website address and want to try out all possible options ?
Attention LAPTOP Users ! Do your eyes a favor, use Clear Type Fonts.
Want to remove shared documents folder from My Computer window ?
Start menu is slow in responding? Want to boost response time of start menu ?
Want to have more options in the Add/Remove program list ?
Want to change font size of Internet Explorer content on the fly ?
Change the default search engine in Internet explorer?
How to remove recycle bin from your desktop ?
How to create a XP Bootable Disk?
Do you know you can reduce keystrokes by pressing CTRL key while keying in web addresses ?
Heard of Atomic Clocks? or NIST ? Here is a tip on accurately setting your computer clock
Ever wondered how come you get into those HTML error pages ? Want to customize them?
Do you know you can have Virtual Desktops (like in Linux) with PowerToys ?
How to login as administrator if you don't see it available ?
How to avoid password entry at startup ?
How to stop new programs installed ballon from coming up ?
Create your own customized legal notice at Windows XP StartUp
Customize Internet Explorer title bar
Are you a MP3 fan ? Add ability to rip MP3 songs in Windows Media Player 8
Customize Login Prompt with your own words!
How to avoid auto play of CD ? Way I like best
Working in command environment ? Avoid keystrokes - use TAB key and let window do the typing work
Customizing Windows Explorer Context menu or (your right click menu in windows explorer)
Prevent a Program From Being Displayed in the Most Frequently Used Programs List
Customize your Start Menu setting and preferences
Create your own popup menu from TASK BAR
Change default directory of Windows Explorer
Have you seen those annoying searches for broken shortcuts/links ? Need a remedy ?
Surfing the web ? Find related website easily and quickly
How to Add a Control Panel Tool to a Category : Tips on customizing categories
Do you know how to add/delete entries in Control Panel ? Heard about CPL extension ?
Troubled by IE crashing unexpectedly for no reason? Launch it in its own process
Don't want Num Lock to be switched on at boot time ? Shut it off
Modify color selection of default theme
Are you a high end gamer ! Accelerate your mouse
Control parsing of autoexec.bat
Disable default capability of Windows XP to open the compressed/zipped folder
AutoReboot whenever Windows XP experiences BSOD (Blue Screen of Death!)
Selectively clean the history of START-RUN list
Customize task bar grouping
How to disable MSN Messanger from loading up whenever you start Outlook Express
Change alignment of Start Menu panel
Customize windows explorer's default search
Get back to old days, see the file attributes in Windows Explorer
Stop a user from changing Start Menu
Control Scrolling or Cascading behaviour of Start Menu
How to enable/disable thumbnail cache
Disable default CD Burning capability
How to print content of directory
 
Miscellaneous/Others
How to verify XP software you bought is OEM/UPGRADE/RETAIL?
Group Policy Editor: Extremely powerful tool in Microsoft XP Operating System.
Heard of Microsoft Platform Support Reporting Tool?
Trying out hardware/software updates & feel the need to reinstall but want to avoid reactivation?
Why sending a file does not work in MSN messanger if NAT is installed ?
DVD-RAM model supported in XP but not being recognized or being recognised as CD-ROM?
Do you know there are two different command shell environments in XP ? which one is better ?
Where does Window's ProductId get stored?
Installed Windows XP on the same volume as old OS?
NetMeeting does not open up quickly or not at all?
Do you have a problem with Outlook express ? Does it ask for password everytime you connect ?
How to determine a 16 bit application from a 32 bit application ?
How to make autodisconnect work for internet explorer ?
How startup programs get loaded in Windows at boot time ? Run keys of Windows Registry
Want to move a Windows XP Installation to Different Hardware. How to do that ?
Do you have a problem with your Video ? Always going in VGA MODE ?
Having trouble with MSDOS program ? Tips on troubleshooting
How is the Icon color depth and Size information controlled ?
Save electricity ! Specify the typical role for your computer.
Does your computer forgets to power off after shutdown ?
Have you been asked to insert Windows XP CD everytime you install a new software ?
Disable use of Win key
Laptop/portable computer users ! Undock without logon
How to use program aliases ?
How to disable images using Outlook express
 

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