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Windows 98/95 Tips

  • Viewing the Date in the System Tray
  • Adding a Shortcut Key to a Folder
  • See It All
  • Adding a Shortcut Key to Your Internet Connection
  • Networked DOS
  • Dragging and Dropping Program Files in the Start Menu
  • A Command Prompt at Your Fingertips
  • Adding Internet Prefixes snd Suffixes Automatically
  • Another Way to Quiet Your Modem
  • Full Folders
  • Getting a Look at Your TCP/IP Configuration
  • Open it in Notepad
  • Changing the Icon Spacing
  • Removing the My Documents Folder from the Desktop
  • Minimal Windows
  • Enabling the Modem Sound
  • Repair Disk Full Dilemma
  • Removing Log Off User from the Start Menu
  • More Exploring
  • Changing File Extensions
  • Exploring
  • Drag and Drop with the Right Mouse Button
  • Getting Rid of the Run
  • Happy New Year!
  • More on the Command Prompt
  • Using Run to Launch Documents
  • Using Case-Sensitive Search Strings
  • A Renaming Shortcut
  • Automatic MS-DOS?
  • Looking for File Associations
  • Don't Run That Program...Yet
  • A Quicker Way to Get to Device Manager
  • Paging File Size
  • Removing Add/Remove Programs Entries
  • A Window with a View
  • Moving Through Folders Quickly
  • Only a Single Click Away
  • Clearing the Run Menu
  • What if I Don't Want to Open it with That?
  • Creating MailTo Shortcut
  • Command History
  • Windows 98 SE Shutdown Problems
  • Handling Self Extracting Files
  • Increasing the Font Size for Windows
  • Dealing with Print Screen
  • Removing the Favorites Folder from the Start Menu
  • Take Control
  • A Keyboard Shortcut for Minimizing Windows
  • Cheap Text Editing
  • Creating a Shutdown Icon
  • Format Now
  • Quicker Access to Control Panel
  • Save Your Screen . . . and Your Data
  • Disabling Call Waiting
  • What Kind of Memory?
  • Sorting Programs by Name
  • A Saving Step
  • Disabling the Windows Folder Warning
  • Doubling Commands
  • Searching for Files by Date
  • Trash It
  • Enabling Quick View for Specific File Types
  • MS-DOS Cut and Paste
  • Removing the Volume Control from the System Tray
  • Note for Explorers
  • Downloading Windows Update Files
  • Take Charge of your Recycle Bin
  • Printing Device Manager Information
  • My Computer Tells All
  • Putting a Restart Shortcut on the Desktop
  • Prints Great, Even Late
  • Browsing Your Computer via the Address Toolbar
  • Quick Close
  • Putting a Web Page on Your Taskbar
  • Using Sound Accessibility Options
  • Print from Anywhere
  • Changing the Default CD Player
  • Formatting a DOS Disk
  • Removing Items from the QuickLaunch Toolbar
  • Turning Off the Modem Sound
  • Use Caution when Scaling Raster Fonts
  • Adding a Screen Saver to the Desktop
  • A Faster Way to See Which Programs are Running
  • Keep it Running
  • The Size of the Swap File
  • Cleaning Up the Start Menu
  • Dragging Items to Taskbar Windows
  • Adding a Device Manager Shortcut to your Start Menu
  • Turning off the Close Connection Confirmation
  • Looking Through Your Windows
  • Using the Open with Command
  • Quick Path in MS-DOS
  • Adjusting the Printer Timeout
  • More on Corrupt Boot Sectors
  • Checking on Your Disk Maintenance
  • Removing the Text Labels from Toolbars
  • How Much Memory Does it Use?
  • Running System File Checker
  • Another SysInfo Program
  • A Keyboard Shortcut for Going Home
  • Editing Favorites from Windows Explorer
  • Decreasing Disk Fragmentation
  • Editor Change
  • Printing Device Manager Information
  • Task Manager at the Ready
  • Switching Between Languages on the Keyboard
  • Enabling Sound Recording
  • Using Task Scheduler to Open Programs Automatically
  • Restoring Default Font Settings
  • Adding Items to the Send To Folder
  • Adding a Password to a Screen Saver
  • Clearing the Way for Defrag
  • Speeding Up Your Startup
  • More Notes on Clipboard Viewer
  • Removing Online Services from Your Computer
  • Enabling Toggle Keys
  • Controlling the Cursor with Your Keyboard
  • Notification for Missed Scheduled Tasks
  • Viewing the Task Scheduler Log
  • Closing Individual Windows from the Keyboard
  • Transferring Dial-Up Information
  • Eliminating the Prompt for Dial-Up Information
  • A Quick Way to Display Properties
  • Restarting Windows without Rebooting
  • Adding the Find Command to Your Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Creating a Cascading Menu of Your Computer
  • In Respectful Remembrance
  • Turning Off Auto Insert Notification
  • Searching in a Folder by Right-Clicking
  • Making Sure Your Computer Adjusts for Daylight Savings
  • Using a Modem with Odd Dial Tones
  • Using the Character Map
  • Adding a Scrap to the Desktop
  • Creating a Printer Shortcut
  • About Hidden Folders
  • Adding a Background to a Folder
  • Uninstalling Desktop Themes
  • Creating a New Toolbar
  • Using Thumbnail View
  • Printing Font Samples
  • Installing a Printer Twice for Special Print Settings
  • Mapping a Drive
  • Starting Your Computer in Safe Mode
  • Changing Your Windows Password
  • Changing the Startup Sound
  • Printing a Separator Page between Print Jobs
  • Defragmenting Your Hard Drive Automatically
  • TURNING OFF YOUR CD-ROM'S AUTORUN
  • Encrypting Backup Files with a Password
  • Eliminating the Recycle Bin Confirmation
  • Adding Shortcuts to Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Deleting Icons from Quick Launch Toolbar
  • Make Explorer Shortcut Focus on My Computer
  • Changing Desktop Icons
  • Stop Startup Programs
  • Changing Shortcut Icons
  • Turning Off Menu and Window Animation
  • Multicolor Title Bars
  • Switches for Printing Directory Listings from DOS
  • DOS Command to Send Directory Listing to Printer
  • DOS Command to Send Directory Listing to a Text File
  • Adjusting Icon Spacing
  • Combine Settings from Web Style and Classic Style Desktops
  • Switching Between Single-Click and Double-Click Icons
  • Windows Calculator Part 3 of 3
  • Windows Calculator Part 2 of 3
  • Windows Calculator Part 1 of 3
  • Remove Yellow Speaker from Taskbar
  • A Missing Send To Command
  • Turn off Scheduled Tasks
  • Microsoft's List of Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Show File Attributes in Detail View
  • Taskbar's Auto-Hide Option
  • Keep Modem Speaker Quiet
  • Create More Pop-Out Folders in the Start Menu 2 of 2
  • Create a Control Panel Folder in the Start Menu
  • Grayed-Out Commands In Start Context Menu
  • Sort Contents of Start Menu Folder
  • Change Color Around Icon Labels
  • Use Find to Locate All Executable Files
  • Use Browser Window Image as Wallpaper
  • Missing Properties Dialog Box
  • Display Full Path in Title Bar
  • Cut-and-Paste Instead Of Drag-and-Drop
  • Lasso Icons with the Right Mouse Button
  • Cancel Print Job
  • New Hard Drive Name
  • Keyboard Access to Control Panel
  • Change Explorer's Focus
  • Convert Your Drive From FAT16 to FAT32
  • FAT32 Conversion Utility
  • Turn Off Window Animation
  • Always Show Extension for a File Type
  • Change Icon Associated with File Type
  • Change Icon Associated with File Type
  • Change Your Mouse Pointer
  • Explorer Windows Have Toolbars, Too
  • Rearrange Paint Tools and Colors
  • Notepad Log Files
  • Edit Background Patterns
  • Change Size of Explorer Panes
  • Undo Last Action
  • Increase Scrollbar Size
  • Switch Mouse to Left Hand
  • Password-Protect Your Screen Saver
  • Send File or Folder to Floppy Drive
  • Launch Startup Application Minimized
  • The Many Faces of Paint Tools
  • Print from the Desktop
  • Adjust Keyboard Repeat Delay
  • Right-Mouse Keyboard Equivalent
  • Change Desktop Resolution
  • Force File to Open in Desired Program
  • Use Shift-Delete to Bypass Recycle Bin
  • Change Icons on Links Toolbar
  • Links Toolbar
  • Drag & Drop Start Menu Item on Desktop
  • Global Folder Viewing Options
  • Display Startup Menu at Startup
  • Re-Create Show Desktop Shortcut
  • Size Columns to Fit Widest Entry
  • Disable User Profiles
  • Intro To User Profiles
  • Editing Registered User Info
  • Add Quick View to Send To Menu
  • Quick View Techniques
  • Intro to Quick View
  • Use F11 to Switch Between Full-Screen and Windowed Explorer View
  • Full-Screen Explorer Window
  • Remove Folder Customization
  • Right-Mouse Window Commands
  • Access My Documents From Start Menu
  • Explorer Windows Offer Back and Forward Buttons
  • Change Icon Labels in Folder
  • Change Background of Folder Window
  • Create a Custom Color Scheme
  • Pick a Color Scheme
  • Browse Your Hard Drive From Internet Explorer
  • Right-Click to Minimize Window
  • Open All Folders in Two-Paned Explorer View
  • Temporarily Disable AutoPlay
  • Shrink the Start Menu
  • Microsoft Backup: Password Protection
  • Microsoft Backup: Running Total of Backup Job
  • Microsoft Backup: Invoking Wizards
  • Microsoft Backup: Restoring Files
  • Microsoft Backup: Updating Backup Job
  • Intro to Microsoft Backup
  • Windows Update
  • Tweak UI: Restrict Control Panel Access
  • TWEAK UI: Remove Items From Install/Uninstall List
  • Tweak UI Rebuilds Icons
  • Download Tweak UI For Windows 98
  • Missing Links--Part 1 of 2
  • Display Windows 98 Startup Menu
  • Folder Dress-Down
  • Know Your Window Rights
  • Full-Screen Explorer Window
  • Folder Dress-Up Part 2 of 2
  • Folder Dress-Up--Part 1 of 2
  • Take Your Desktop Over The Rainbow--Part 2 of 2
  • Take Your Desktop Over The Rainbow—Part 1 of 2
  • Start With A Desktop Shortcut
  • All For One And One For All Folder Viewing
  • Choosing Channels
  • If Only Your TV Had 3000 Channels!
  • Have Address Bar, Will Travel
  • It's A Bird, It's A Plane... No, It's A Plug
  • Blame It On The Management
  • Yank The Plug On Shutdown Lock-Ups--Part 2 of 2
  • Yank The Plug On Shutdown Lock-Ups--Part 1 of 2
  • Its Not My Default
  • Making IE 4.x Your Default Browser
  • Remove the MSN Icon
  • Give your System Icons a Shot in the Arm
  • That Documents List Just Got Bigger
  • Next Time, Take the Direct Route
  • Whiz-Ban Accessibility -- PART 2 OF 4
  • Awesome Accessability PART 1 OF 4
  • Let Me Know When You're Done...
  • Disabling Tasks
  • Take Your Time
  • Task Scheduler Revealed - Part 2
  • Task Scheduler Revealed
  • Task Scheduler Revealed
  • Define Typical
  • Fast Windows 98 Exit
  • Power Management for Portables
  • File Attributes in Details View
  • Y2K Dates
  • Windows 98 Resource Kit
  • Internet Connection Sharing
  • Windows 98 Second Edition and SP-1 are here!
  • Win98 & DVD
  • Delete Start Menu Items
  • Reorganize Your Start Menu
  • Win98 Registration Wizard and ID numbers
  • Automatic Registry Restoration
  • Win98 Second Edition is coming!
  • Deluxe CD Player
  • WebTV
  • Turn Window and Menu Animation on and off
  • Cycle through your desktop icons
  • WinDiff Utility
  • Windows 98 Easter Egg - Part 2
  • Save those Windows Update components
  • Run Scanreg from DOS
  • Universal Serial Bus (USB)
  • Compressed Folders with Plus! 98
  • The Windows Update log file
  • View the Desktop from dialogs
  • Resizable Dialogs
  • Would you believe Fonts in Notepad?
  • Critical Update Notification
  • Start Menu Clean Up Utility
  • Using Scanners and Cameras
  • DirectX Troubleshooter
  • Using ClipTray
  • Multiple Monitors
  • Global Folder Views, finally!
  • Compact your Exchange mailbox
  • Win98 Y2K patch available
  • Time-saving Defrag
  • Windows Troubleshooters
  • Expanded Wildcards in DOS
  • System Information
  • Windows Update
  • Dial-Up Networking 1.3 Upgrade
  • Task Scheduler
  • Windows Media Player
  • Updated Paint
  • Notepad Page Setup
  • Windows 98 Power Schemes
  • Format a floppy disk
  • File Information Utility
  • Tame those long icon names
  • Link Check Wizard
  • Recycle deleted files anywhere
  • TweakUI 98
  • Add Diagnostics to your Startup Disk
  • Windows 98 Resource Kit Tools Sampler
  • Cancel a print job
  • New Dr. Watson
  • Get answers from the Knowledge Base
  • Emergency Boot Disk
  • Version Conflict Manager
  • Another Win95
  • Windows Registry Checker
  • Instant Windows Exit
  • Microsoft Magnifier
  • Add/Remove the speaker icon in the system tray
  • Accessibility Wizard
  • One-stop Drive Properties
  • More Disk Cleanup
  • Drop folders onto a DOS window
  • New Internet Connection Wizard
  • Select an entire document
  • New and Improved Backup
  • View available IRQ's
  • Win98 supports USB
  • Dial-Up Connections via RUN
  • System Configuration Utility
  • Faster Exchange E-mail
  • FAT32 issues
  • a quicker DOS Boot
  • Disk Cleanup
  • Stop Programs from starting at Start Up
  • the Windows 98 Easter Egg!
  • Create a Help Index
  • System File Checker
  • Quick Resources check
  • Improved Defrag
  • Remove files immediately on delete
  • Maintenance Wizard
  • Showing only some file extensions
  • More Folder Options - Part 3
  • Free Plus! Tools
  • More Folder Options - Part 2
  • Scrolling through tabs
  • ..and here's Plus! 98
  • Associate unknown file types with Notepad
  • New Gradient Title Bars
  • Auto-resize columns in Explorer
  • More Folder Options
  • Reorganize your SendTo Folder
  • Win98's FAT32 File System
  • Selective disk space usage
  • Improved Help
  • Valid File Names
  • Welcome to Windows 98!
  • Edit your desktop patterns
  • Plus! screen saver properties
  • Quick Theme Switching
  • Using the System Policy Editor
  • Print out a hardware list
  • Create shortcuts to Searches
  • Lose the modem icon in the tray
  • File Transfer
  • Hardware Housecleaning
  • Switch between all open windows
  • Backup your Password files
  • Accidental keystroke warning
  • Have a Safe and Happy Holiday!!
  • Run Hover from your hard drive
  • Using special characters
  • Energy Saving Monitors
  • Deferred printing
  • Hidden Help options
  • Restore deleted items
  • Allocate all system resources to an MS-DOS program
  • Direct Cable Connection
  • Remote Administration
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Programming Audio CD's
  • Protect shared resources on the Internet
  • Update Win95 with Service Pack 1
  • Removing icons from Control Panel
  • Using Phone Dialer
  • Control Printer Access
  • Happy Veteran's Day!
  • Can't save your DUN passwords?
  • Don't always trust the status bar
  • Change your mouse pointers
  • Restricted access
  • Give yourself more room
  • FreeCell Cheat
  • Daylight Saving Time - Part 2
  • Super Calculator
  • Customize the DIR Command
  • Add annotations to Help files
  • Clear the Documents folder at each bootup
  • Create your own Tips List
  • Change IE's Default Prefix
  • Use Mouse Trails for higher visibility
  • Screen Saver Passwords
  • Delete Unwanted Temporary Files
  • Deleting Typed URL's
  • DNS Jet-Lag
  • A Better Clipboard
  • Instant Desktop
  • Clear unwanted entries from Explorer's New menu
  • Change your CD-ROM drive designation
  • Clear unwanted entries from Add/Remove Programs
  • Toggle through your drives in Explorer
  • Control Panel applet descriptions
  • Adding Sound Schemes to Windows 95
  • Move the Start Button
  • Changing the focus of Find
  • Adjusting wallpaper position
  • Adding application events to sounds
  • Fixing Lost File Associations
  • Bypass Windows Log in
  • Send To SendTo
  • Change your Default Printer
  • Change your drive icons - individually
  • Selection by Letter
  • Double DOS menus
  • Turn off Auto-Arrange
  • Keep your folders open continously
  • Double-Click Restart
  • Adjust your keyboard settings
  • Enhanced Printer Troubleshooter
  • Sharing folders securely
  • Backing up the Registry
  • Full Power Find
  • Change your mind during Drag-and-Drop
  • Quick RUN entries
  • Adjust your graphics settings
  • See more file information in Explorer
  • Installing WINPOPUP
  • Happy Fourth of July!
  • Time/Date stamp your Notepad files automatically
  • the Windows 95
  • Build your own boot process
  • Total Erase, no questions asked
  • Quicker font installations
  • Change the font size on Taskbar buttons
  • Get to Device Manager fast
  • Built-in Tips
  • Floating Toolbars
  • Hide columns in Explorer
  • Trace your route
  • Troubleshoot IP Connections
  • Using WINIPCFG
  • Searching for a File on a Remote Server
  • Easy Connection to a Network Server/Share
  • Easy Access to Network Information
  • Make Network shortcuts too
  • Easy Access to Network Properties
  • More Icons
  • Using SYSEDIT
  • Turn Windows 95 into a Remote Access Server
  • Make shortcuts for often used DUN connections
  • A Better Exchange
  • Make your Start menu more manageable
  • A Better Backup
  • Cool things to do with Audio CD's
  • Get all your System Information
  • Use Shortcuts in your Documents
  • Copy Graphics from DOS too
  • Hide the Start Button
  • Changing the Sort Order in Explorer
  • Climb back to the top
  • What's that on the taskbar?
  • Don't get disconnected
  • DriveSpace isn't just for Hard Drives
  • Auto-Eject CD's
  • Drag and Print
  • Reverse Selection
  • Program Manager and File Manager are still here
  • Close all your apps fast
  • Create Multiple Desktops
  • Get to the bottom of your folders
  • Choose how your apps run
  • Quick Double-Clicks
  • Keep your components handy
  • Faster Screen Savers
  • Managing your fonts
  • Finding hidden CD Keys
  • Forget your password?
  • Continuous Refresh
  • Get Rid of the Logon Screen
  • Remove those annoying arrows from your Shortcut icons
  • Rename or relocate essential system folders
  • Make even stubborn icons disappear from the desktop
  • Remove the Run command from the Start button
  • Add a new file type to the right-click menu
  • Eliminate exploding windows
  • Adding application events to sounds
  • Changing 3-D highlight and shadow effects
  • Print out a Directory Listing
  • Use Quick View with any file
  • Tired of digging through the Start Menu?
  • Lose that ugly Recycle Bin icon
  • Speed up your Start menu
  • Open new windows when you want them to
  • Clearing items from the Saved RUN Listbox
  • Display .BMP files as icons
  • Changing Windows Registration
  • Microsoft Configuration Backup Utility
  • Microsoft Emergency Recovery Utility
  • Keep an Eye on Your Download
  • Find your File Path
  • CoolSwitching is Cool
  • Quick Swap Mouse Tip
  • Another Easy Way to Access Control Panel
  • Quick Bitmap Viewer
  • Accessibility options
  • Easy Access to Computer Properties
  • Tips for Using the Taskbar Clock
  • Using the Find Tool
  • Change your Screen Resolution on-the-fly
  • Using Hotkeys
  • Languages and Keyboard Layouts
  • Automatic changes for Daylight Saving Time
  • Using Disk Defragmenter
  • Using NetWatcher
  • Using ScanDisk
  • Using DriveSpace
  • Using System Monitor
  • Context Help
  • Moving the Taskbar
  • Hiding the Taskbar
  • Taskbar Background
  • Quick Return to the Start Menu
  • Assigning Sounds to Events
  • Adding Command Line Parameters
  • Directory Shortcuts from a DOS Prompt
  • Automatic Synchronizing of Files on your Laptop
  • Viewing Remaining Battery Life on a Laptop
  • Preview your Animated Cursors
  • Creating a Second Undocked Configuration
  • Creating Multiple Hardware Profiles
  • Creating a New File Quickly
  • Using DOSKEY
  • Editing MS-DOS Prompt Properties
  • the CD Extras
  • Speed up Dial-Up Networking Initialization
  • Post-Installation cleanup
  • Copy & Paste Information To/From a Command Prompt
  • Make an Emergency Startup Disk
  • Using Quick View
  • Print your Configuration Summary
  • Opening the Media Player From an AVI
  • Easy Disk Copy From the Desktop
  • How to override an association
  • Using scraps
  • Shut the Startup screen off
  • Change your Windows Startup screen
  • Tired of that Delete File confirmation?
  • Deleting a file instead of Recycling it
  • Accelerate Windows 95 Restart
  • Accelerate Windows 95 boot
  • Restart Windows 95 without a warm boot
  • No-cost high-speed CD-ROM drive
  • Explore from the command line
  • Why limit yourself to one Explorer?
  • Make your own Start Menu Editor
  • Rapid-growth Explorer trees
  • Drag and Drop Filenames to the Command Prompt
  • Visual Display of Directory from Command Prompt
  • Sign here... Auto-Sigs in Exchange
  • Tame those finicky 16-bit Windows apps
  • Multiple Associations Made Easy
  • Change the default behavior of folders
  • Drag and drop from the File Open/Find dialog box
  • Make a shortcut to a specific point in any document
  • Easy Clock & Calendar changes
  • Add some speed to Windows 95 Backup
  • Dial-Up Networking Auto-Redial
  • Using the Soundcard Volume Control
  • Quick Disable for CD AutoPlay
  • Reducing desktop window clutter
  • What .DLLs are being used by an .EXE file?
  • Seeing Properties Quickly
  • Right-clicking in 'Save As' dialog boxes
  • Freeing disk space
  • Add a new Cascading Control Panel to the Start button
  • More Extract-ions
  • Extract Tricks
  • How to NOT start the Startup folder
  • Opening additional windows in single-window browse mode
  • Dragging an object to a covered window
  • Right mouse button drag and drop
  • Left mouse button drag and drop
  • Converting old program groups
  • Changing folder icons
  • Emptying the Documents Folder on the Start button
  • Use that free Resource Kit
  • Use Ctrl+Alt+Del to end a hung task
  • Use Quick View to view a document without opening it.
  • Using Send To
  • Use Defrag and Scandisk with CARE
  • Long file names from the Command Prompt
  • Launch Windows apps from the Command Prompt
  • Launch programs with Run
  • Scrolling back through folder trees
  • 10 levels of Undo
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • View drive contents and change drive properties
  • How much hard disk space do you really have?
  • Rename any object
  • Move or Resize the Taskbar
  • Selecting multiple files
  • Return to the desktop without shutting down all applications
  • Create shortcuts on the desktop
  • Change your Display Properties easily
  • Customize the Start button
  • Right-Click on EVERYthing
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