Articles tagged: Windows Vista Tips

shell:AppsFolder

Tip of the Day: More “Shell:” Shortcuts

Reboot!

Tip of the Day: When In Doubt, Reboot

Repair Option

Tip of the Day: Remember to Use Application Repair

Taskbar

Tip of the Day: View the Full Taskbar Notification Area

Run as administrator

Tip of the Day: Run As Administrator

CTRL+ALT+DEL

Tip of the Day: CTRL+ALT+DEL

Mouse Selection Techniques

Tip of the Day: Mouse Selection Techniques

Windows ALT+F4

Tip of the Day: Exit Windows Using ALT+F4

Tracert

Tip of the Day: Tracert

Horizontal Scrolling with the Mouse Wheel

Tip of the Day: Horizontal Scroll With the Mouse Wheel

nslookup and ping

Tip of the Day: Resolve IP Addresses in Command Prompt

Run: shell:startup

Tip of the Day: Add Your Own Auto-Start Programs

Copy as path.

Tip of the Day: Copy as Path

Dragging filename.

Tip of the Day: Drag and Drop Full Paths into Command Prompt

XCOPY

Tip of the Day: Copy Only Updated Files Using XCOPY

Clicking the icon to minimize and restore an app

Tip of the Day: Minimize and Restore Programs Quickly Using the Taskbar

Calculator

Tip of the Day: Windows Calculator

DriverQuery

Tip of the Day: List All Drivers

UNC Connections

Tip of the Day: Use Remote Files Without Connecting First

File Extensions in Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: File Extensions

CTRL+A, CTRL+A. CTRL+V

Tip of the Day: CTRL+A, CTRL+C, CTRL+V

Disk platters with bits.

Tip of the Day: Realize What a Windows Log-in Password Is and Is Not

CD /D

Tip of the Day: Change Directory and Change Drive in Command Prompt

The Echo command

Tip of the Day: the Many Uses of Echo

SendTo

Tip of the Day: Clean Up “Send To”

Startup Items

Tip of the Day: Review Startup Items

Piping

Tip of the Day: Redirection and Piping

Mouse Pointer Options

Tip of the Day: Find Your Mouse Pointer

Don't hide extensions

Tip of the Day: Never Hide Extensions

Multi-file selection.

Tip of the Day: Multiple Item Selection

Ctrl+C In Action

Tip of the Day: Abort Command Prompt Programs with Ctrl+C

Icons or Thumbnails?

Tip of the Day: Icons Versus Thumbnails

Known networks.

Tip of the Day: Forget Wireless Networks

End Task

Tip of the Day: Kill an App Using Task Manager

Keyboard Selection

Tip of the Day: Shift-Selection

Rename PC

Tip of the Day: Change Your Machine’s Name

ALT+Space

Tip of the Day: ALT+Space

Running a document

Tip of the Day: “Running” Documents in Command Prompt

Copying a File

Tip of the Day: Move Versus Copy

shell:programs shortcut

Tip of the Day: Make a Shortcut for a Shortcut

RD /S

Tip of the Day: Delete the Contents of a Directory in Command Prompt

Help in Windows Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Two Ways to Get Help in Command Prompt

Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: Windows File Explorer

Command Prompt Command History

Tip of the Day: More Command History in Command Prompt

CHKDSK scanning

Tip Of The Day: Run CHKDSK Without Using Command Prompt

Screen Saver

Tip of the Day: Password-Protect Your Screen Saver

A Restored Window

Tip of the Day: Maximize and Minimize From the Keyboard

Attachment

Tip of the Day: Only Open Safe Email Attachments

Close Window

Tip of the Day: Close Programs From the Taskbar

A short batch file.

Tip of the Day: Batch Files