The ‘Windows networking’ Archives
Posted September 18, 2006 by

Add the System Configuration Utility to the Right-Click Menu of My Computer

This registry hack describes adding the System Configuration Utility (MSConfig.exe) to the context menu of My Computer.

Posted September 18, 2006 by

How to Hide the Links Folder in IE Favorites Menu

By default, Microsoft includes a Links folder in the Favorites menu of Internet Explorer. Many users never use this folder, choosing instead to keep their bookmarks in folders with more specific names. Here is how to hide the Links folder from the list.

Posted September 15, 2006 by

XP: How to Hide All System Tray Icons

A situation may arise that requires you to hide the system tray icons from the user. Keep reading to find out how to accomplish this.

Posted September 14, 2006 by

Add Regedit To Right-Click of Menu of My Computer

This tech-recipe contains a tweak which will add Regedit to the context menu of My Computer.

Posted September 14, 2006 by

Add Device Manager to the Right-Click Menu of My Computer

For much easier access to XP’s Device Manager, add it to the context menu of My Computer. Keep reading to find out how.

Posted September 11, 2006 by

Place Add/Remove Programs to Right-Click Menu of My Computer

Having to go to the Control Panel everytime you need to use the Add/Remove Programs applet can be an inconvenience. Here is how to add it to the context menu of My Computer.

Posted September 5, 2006 by

Add Control Panel To Right-Click of ‘My Computer’

Having access to the control panel from the context menu of “My Computer” seems logical. However, by default, this option is not there. This registry hack will allow you to add a control panel option when you right click on “My Computer”.

Posted September 5, 2006 by

Add the Stored User Names and Passwords Applet to XP’s Control Panel

The Stored User Names and Passwords applet lets you assign user names and passwords to authenticate yourself to services in domains other than the one you are currently logged into. This tutorial explains adding the applet to your XP Control Panel.

Posted August 31, 2006 by

XP: How to Duplicate a User Profile

To create a duplicate of a user profile with a different user name, use the following steps provided in this tech-recipe:

Posted August 31, 2006 by

Open Internet Explorer (IE) Favorites in a New Window

IE does not give you the option to right-click on a Favorite and open it in a new window. Here is how to add this functionality.

Posted August 29, 2006 by

XP: Creating Desktop Shortcuts for Restart and System Restore

You can easily add shortcuts to your XP desktop for Restart and System Restore by following these simple steps.

Posted August 26, 2006 by

Configure XP’s Device Manager to Display Detailed Information

If you need detailed device information that is not typically shown in Device Manager, you can configure it to show additional information.