Articles tagged: Windows Vista Tips

Net Start showing running services in Windows 10 Home

Tip of the Day: Show Running Services with Net Start

Maximized Restored Window

Tip of the Day: Quickly Maximize with Double-click

Directory listing of parent directory

Tip of the Day: The Special Meaning of “.”

Moving through a list with the keyboard

Tip of the Day: Move Quickly Through a List with the Keyboard

Comparison of Customized CMD

Tip of the Day: Customize the Command Prompt

Keyboard

Tip of the Day: Two Keystrokes I Use Constantly

mklink in action

Tip of the Day: mklink: Hard and Symbolic Links in Windows

File Open with Thumbnails

Tip of the Day: Icons or Thumbnails?

TREE of C:\Windows

Tip of the Day: The TREE Command

ALT+TAB

Tip of the Day: ALT+TAB

Command Line Search

Tip of the Day: Searching Via the Command Prompt

Show hidden files, folders, and drives

Tip of the Day: View Hidden Files

Downloading

Tip of the Day: Save the Installation Media

Shutdown Windows

Tip of the Day: Close Programs Before Shutting Down

Double-High Taskbar

Tip of the Day: Make the Taskbar Bigger

SFC - The System File Checker

Tip of the Day: the System File Checker

The results of tasklist | more

Tip of the Day: Tasklist

Windows keyboard properties

Tip of the Day: Adjust Your Keyboard Repeat

Change Icon dialog

Tip of the Day: Icons in Shell32.dll

Notepad

Tip of the Day: Notepad Deserves More Respect

SetColor batch file

Tip of the Day: Detecting Administrative Privileges in a Command Prompt

Optimize (Defragment) Disks in Windows

Tip of the Day: 0% Fragmentation Isn’t Worth It

Update Driver

Tip of the Day: Don’t Always Trust Windows for the Latest Drivers

Recycle Bin Properties

Tip of the Day: Adjust the Recycle Bin’s Disk Usage

Extensions in Google Chrome

Tip of the Day: Review Your Browser’s Extensions and Add-ins

IP v4 Address

Tip of the Day: Determine Your IP Address(es)

Show Icons or Thumbnails

Tip of the Day: Icons or Thumbnails?

Encrypting a Folder

Tip of the Day: Encrypt a Folder in Windows

Mouse Properties

Tip of the Day: Make the Mouse Pointer Easier to Find

Customized Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: Set a Custom Command Prompt Prompt

Print menu item with keystroke

Tip of the Day: CTRL+P to Print

Disk Space

Tip of the Day: Checking a Disk’s Free Space

Rename PC

Tip of the Day: Give Your Computer a Meaningful Name

Sorted Names

Tip of the Day: Sort in the Command Line

Character Map

Tip of the Day: Enter Characters that Don’t Have Keys

Hosts file in notepad

Tip of the Day: Block a Website Using Your Hosts File

Double Click Speed

Tip of the Day: Adjust Your Mouse’s Double-click Speed

Remove Printer

Tip of the Day: Remove Unused Printers

UNC Example

Tip of the Day: Access A Network Shared without a Drive Letter

Cmd Window Size

Tip of the Day: Resize the Command Prompt

DIR /S/B

Tip of the Day: Build and Search a List of Every File on Your PC

Three Desktops

Tip of the Day: The Three States of a Window

Windows Key Shortcut

Tip of the Day: The Taskbar Program Keyboard Shortcut

Pushd and Popd in Command Prompt

Tip of the Day: PushD and PopD