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This site brings you tips, tricks, and how-to's on fine tuning system performance for Windows XP. Find solutions for slow boots, internet/network speed, Windows XP customization, security, and many common XP problems. (133 tips as of 2/15/2002)


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It is very important to learn Windows XP Basics. They come so handy that it would be hard to have a life without them and you will wonder how could you have lived not knowing them.

Check out all available Downloads for XP. Even though Powertoys are not available at the moment, there are many other tools that are equally important. I recently downloaded
Borrland Delphi 6 Personal Edition. Its Free and is an excellant RAD (Rapid Application Development) Tool.

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A good example is global policy editor (GPEDIT.MSC) which even though powerful is not mentioned as a link to start menu. There are many more windows and command environment tool that can save you a lot of time and money.

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IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: Many of the tips mentioned on this site deal with modifying or updating your system registry. I can not say enougth about importance of registry and why its is crucial for smooth running of the system. Hence before doing anything with registry, It is very important that you take a backup of registry. Here is a good article from microsoft on registry maintenance. Remember even a minor mistake in registry could render your system un-usable or will cause it to stop or crash. We are not responsible for any such damage that may occur directly or indirectly as a result of your applying these changes. Use at your own risk