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Doing A Repair Install In
If XP is corrupted to the point where none of the previous solutions get it to
boot, you can do a Repair Install that might work as well as keep the current
Make sure you have your valid
Windows XP key.
The whole process takes about half an hour depending on your computer.
If you are being prompted
Hiding The Last
User Logged On In
If you use the standard NT style of login and want to hide the last user:
1. Start the
Expiration In Windows XP!
If you are getting an error message that your password is about to expire:
1. Right click on the My Computer icon
2. Select Manage
3. Go to
Environment Variables In Windows XP!
Since any version of NT does not use an autoexec.bat file, to add environment
variables to Windows XP:
1. Right click on My Computer
Documents In Windows XP!
To disable the Shared Documents folder that shows up on the network
1. Start Regedit
2. Go to
Remote Desktop Sharing (RDS) Icon's Menu!
To Disable the Remote Desktop Sharing (RDS) icon's menu:
1. Start regedit.exe
2. Go to
Remote Desktop Sharing (RDS) Icon From Appearing In The Notification Tray!
To Prevent the Remote Desktop Sharing (RDS) icon from appearing in the
1. Click Start, then Run.
Thumbs.db Files In Windows XP!
When viewing a folder with the Thumbnail view, Windows XP creates a thumbs.db
This is a cache of the current pictures in that directory.
If you want to turn this feature off and save a little disk space:
Return To A Web
Page That You Just Visited!
- To return to the last page you visited, click the Back button on the Internet
- Click the Forward
Find A Web Page
That You Visited Today Or A Few Weeks Ago!
Have you ever stumbled on an interesting Web page, wanted to return to it, but
forgotten where it was? History list to the rescue!
Internet Explorer 6 automatically records Web pages you've visited
both today and in the past. It organizes them in folders on the
History bar by the day you visited. Within each day, it organizes the
Web sites alphabetically in folders, putting each page visited on that
site in that folder.
Let me know if you need information on something you
couldn't find on the website.
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