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Beginners Guides: 104 Tech Tips for Windows XP

Beginners Guides: 104 Tech Tips for Windows XP - PCSTATS
Abstract: From quick tips to WindowsXP, right through to cool tweak, toys and experiments, PCSTATS has go you covered with over a hundred new Tech Tips!
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Ex.1) Customize Internet Explorer Appearance

You can customize the appearance of Internet Explorer and add bitmaps to toolbars and your own caption to the Internet Explorer window title by going here:

'user configuration\windows settings\Internet Explorer Maintenance\browser user interface.'

Ex.2) Customize IE Toolbar

This GPEDIT entry allows you to specify which buttons will appear on the standard Internet Explorer toolbar:

'user configuration\administrative templates\windows components\internet explorer\toolbars\configure toolbar buttons'

Ex.3) Remove the File Delete Confirmation Dialog Box

To remove the 'confirm (filename) delete' box that pops up when you attempt to delete a file, go to: 'user configuration\administrative templates\windows components\explorer\display confirmation dialog when deleting files' and disable the option.

Ex.4) Disable Windows Messenger Easily

If you do not want to use Windows Messenger and you are annoyed by its persistence, turn it off easily with this GPEDIT option:

'user configuration\administrative templates\windows components\windows messenger\do not allow messenger to be run'

Ex.5) Customize the Start Menu and Taskbar

This section contains a wealth of options for customizing the Windows XP start menu and taskbar, everything from adding a 'log off' button to removing the clock from the system tray is covered here:

'user configuration\administrative templates\windows components\start menu and taskbar'

Ex.6) Prevent Users from Running Certain Programs

You can prevent programs you specify from running within Internet Explorer with this GPEDIT option:

'user configuration\administrative templates\windows components\system\don't run specified windows applications'

You will need to know the name of the application's executable file.

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Contents of Article: PCSTATS
 Pg 1.  Beginners Guides: 104 Tech Tips for Windows XP
 Pg 2.  WindowsXP Interface Tips 1-2
 Pg 3.  WindowsXP Interface Tips 3-6
 Pg 4.  WindowsXP Interface Tips 7-9
 Pg 5.  WindowsXP Interface Tips 10-11
 Pg 6.  WindowsXP Interface Tips 12-14
 Pg 7.  WindowsXP Interface Tips 15-17
 Pg 8.  WindowsXP Interface Tips 18-20
 Pg 9.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 21-23
 Pg 10.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 24-25
 Pg 11.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 26-30
 Pg 12.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 31
 Pg 13.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 32-33
 Pg 14.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 34-36
 Pg 15.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 37-39
 Pg 16.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 40-41
 Pg 17.  Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips 42-46
 Pg 18.  Computer Security Tips 47
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 Pg 20.  Computer Security Tips 48-49
 Pg 21.  Computer Security Tips 50-51
 Pg 22.  Computer Security Tips 52
 Pg 23.  Computer Security Tips 53-54
 Pg 24.  WindowsXP Shortcut Tips 55-57
 Pg 25.  WindowsXP Shortcut Tips 58-63
 Pg 26.  Disk and Storage Management Tips 64
 Pg 27.  Disk and Storage Management Tips 65-67
 Pg 28.  Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 68-69
 Pg 29.  Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 70-71
 Pg 30.  Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 72-75
 Pg 31.  Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 76-78
 Pg 32.  — Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 78 con't
 Pg 33.  Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 79-81
 Pg 34.  Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 82-85
 Pg 35.  Cool Tweaks, Toys and Experiments 86-90
 Pg 36.  Networking and Internet Tips 91-93
 Pg 37.  Networking and Internet Tips 94-97
 Pg 38.  Networking and Internet Tips 98-101
 Pg 39.  Networking and Internet Tips 102-104

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