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Create a Run
command shortcut in Widows XP!
As you know, using the Run dialog box to
quickly launch certain applications or utilities can come in handy in a
number of situations. For example, suppose you regularly use the Run
dialog box to open a command prompt by typing Cmd in the Open text box.
You can access the Run dialog box by clicking the Start button and then
clicking Run, or by pressing [Windows]R. However, both of these methods
require two steps to open the Run dialog box. Wouldn't it be nice if you
could access the Run dialog box with a single click?
You can create a shortcut to the Run command. Simply select the Run
command on the Start menu, and drag it to the Quick Launch toolbar. The
new shortcut uses the same icon, so it's easy to identify.
However, the shortcut's name will be &Run. . ., which you'll see in a
popup when you hover your mouse pointer over the shortcut. These extra
characters come from the Start menu command configuration.
In this case, the ampersand character signifies that the R is underlined
and acts as the hotkey. The ellipsis signifies that accessing the Run
command from the Start menu opens a secondary dialog box.
You can rename the shortcut to something more appropriate, such as Run
Command, by right-clicking the shortcut and selecting Rename.
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your downloaded pictures in one folder with Windows XP!
When you're downloading pictures
from your digital camera to your computer, you most likely want to store
them on your PC as quickly as possible so you can start emailing them to
your friends and relatives. Luckily, with Windows XP, you can
automatically download your images to a specified folder whenever you
plug in your digital camera. If you're using a Plug and Play camera that
supports PTP (picture transfer protocol), you can configure this option
in no time flat.
All you need to do is to open My Computer, right-click on your camera
icon, and choose Properties. In the Properties dialog box, select the
Events tab. Next, select the Save All Pictures To This Folder option
button, and then specify your chosen folder from the list or click the
Browse button to locate it. Once you've found it, click OK to close the
dialog box, and your pictures automatically download to this folder from
Windows Xp Clean Install
When using this link your Email Program
will open with a Blank new email Addressed and with a Subject Line.
All you have to do is press send and you will get an Auto Reply usually
within 10 minutes!
It is important that you don't change the Subject
Line at all !
XP performance by changing display options!
Windows XP includes many visual features
that do not directly add to or improve the functionality of the product.
Examples of these features include the shadow behind the mouse cursor and
menus, and animated windows.
These visual effects may look cool, but they donít actually increase a
userís productivity. And, in some cases, they can be counterproductive. On
many computers, these visual features cause negative side effects and
considerably slow system performance. For example, a system may appear
extremely slow while opening the Start menu or other program menus. This
slowdown is typically caused by the graphics card and unoptimized drivers.
There are several ways to work around this problem. The first option is to
check the manufacturerís Web site for updated drivers. If this doesnít
help, itís best to either purchase a better graphics card or turn off the
visual effects that slow down the computer.
To turn off the visual effects:
1. Open Control Panel.
2. Double-click the System icon.
3. Click Performance And Maintenance if using the Web view.
4. Click System on the next screen.
5. Open the Advanced tab in the System Properties dialog that appears.
6. Click the Settings button under the Performance section.
The Performance Options dialog will open, listing all the visual effects
that can possibly slow down the system. Users can manually enable or
disable individual effects or use one of the predefined settings.
Additional settings are located in the Display Properties dialog box. To
view these settings:
Right-click on the desktop and select Properties.
Click the Effects button on the Appearance tab. A new dialog box with six
additional visual settings will open.
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I rebuild Used computers for people who
cannot afford new ones.
I rebuild used computers for
people who cannot afford new ones. Yes, $500.00 for a new one at
Wal-Mart is still beyond some people's reach. I do this for free.
People donate their old
computers to me and I use either the parts or the whole computer. I
have a special computer set aside with removable trays so I can put in
the old hard drive and do a clean DOD, preventing old information from
being used by someone else. I would think people with old computers
who are techies would consider doing this also for people who need
I often give away the
repaired computers, or charge only what money I need to repair them.
This month I repaired and replaced at least 5 computers . Many are for
elderly people on social security who would like to own one but simply
can't afford it and many are for (Parents
and Grand Parents with Sons/Daughters or Grand Sons/Grand Daughters in
Iraq.) Many of our deployed military
personnel have email capability because I have helped several of them
repair problems with Laptops and Sand. Those two items don't play