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Thursday, 24 May 2012

PC Tricks PC Tricks TRICKS

For those of you using Windows, do the following:
1.) Open an empty notepad file 
2.) Type "Bush hid the facts" (without the quotes)
3.) Save it as whatever you want. 
4.) Close it, and re-open it.

1.) Go to Start / Run / type regedit
2.) Find HKEY_CLASSIES_ROOT/CLSID/{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA0025954E}
3.) Change the name "Recycle Bin" to whatever you want.(no special chr)
You might know this.
1.) Go to any drive.
2.) Make a folder named "con".
Even Bill Gates, couldn’t answer why this happened! 
1.) Open Microsoft Word and type
2.) =rand (200, 99)
3.) And then press ENTER.
Remove the Recycle Bin from the Desktop
1.) Go to Start / Run / type regedit
2.) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/explorer/Desktop/NameSpace 
3.) Click on the "Recycle Bin" string in the right hand pane. Hit Del, click OK.
How to make your Desktop Icons Transparent
1.) Go to ontrol Panel > System, > Advanced >
2.) Performance area > Settings button Visual Effects tab
3.) "Use drop shadows for icon labels on the Desktop
Speed up your browsing of Windows 2000 & XP machines
1.) Go to Start / Run / type regedit
2.) Find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Explorer/RemoteComputer/NameSpace
Under that branch, select the key:
3.) {D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF}
4.) and delete it.
IP address of your connection
1.) Go to Start / Run / type cmd
2.) then type 'ipconfig'
3.) Add the '/all' switch for more info.
How to remove the Default Picture and Fax Preview Action:
1.) Go to Start / Run / type regedit
2.) Find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Classes/CLSID/{e84fda7c-1d6a-45f6-b725-cb260c236066}/shellex
3.) Deleted the MayChangeDefaultMenu key.
TRICK # 10
How do I enable advanced security settings like found in Windows 2000
1.) Open windows explorer then click on Tools->Folder Options
2.) Click on the View Tab.
3.) (uncheck) the option that reads 'use simple file sharing'
This will allow you to see the security tab
when viewing the properties of a file
TRICK # 11
Set Processes Priority:
1.) Follow this tip to increase the priority of active processes, 
this will result in prioritisation of processes using the CPU.
3.) Go to Processes, right click on active processes, you will see the Set Priority option
4.) For example, your Run your CDwriter program, 
set the priority higher, and guess what, no crashed CD’s
TRICK # 12
Hide 'User Accounts' from users:
1.) Go to Start/Run, and type:
3.) Open the path
4.) User Config > Admin Templates > Control Panel
5.) doubleclick "Hide specified Control Panel applets"
6.) put a dot in 'enabled', then click 'Show"
7.) click Add button,
8.) type "nusrmgt.cpl" into the add box
TRICK # 13
Disable CD Autorun:
1.) Click Start, Run and enter GPEDIT.MSC
2.) Go to Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, System.
3.) Locate the entry for Turn autoplay off and modify it as you desire.
TRICK # 14
Adding Programs To Stay On The Start Menu:
1.) Right click on any .exe file in Explorer, My Computer, Desktop and select 'Pin to Start Menu', the program is then displayed on the start menu, above the separator line. To remove it, click the file on the start menu and select 'Unpin from Start Menu'. Below you can check the before and after shots.
TRICK # 15
Change the text in Internet Explorers title bar:
1.) Go to Start / Run / type regedit
2.) Find HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain
3.) change the value of the string "Window Title" to whatever you want on the title bar of Internet Explorer - to have no title except the title of the web pages you are browsing do not enter anything for a value.
TRICK # 16
Adjust various visual effects:
1.) Open up the control panel
2.) Go under system and click on the advanced tab
3.) Click settings under Performance options
4.) You can now change various graphical effects (mainly animations and shadows)
TRICK # 17
Remove shortcut arrow from desktop icons:
1.) Go to Start / Run / type regedit
2.) Find HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTlnkfile
3.) Delete the IsShortcut registry value.
-You may need to restart Windows XP. 


I am Fida Hussain,a computer student from Pakistan. Right from the day one I was introduced to computers,I had a passion for Hacking and Information security. So,I started this blog in 2012 to share my views and ideas with the world.


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