Articles tagged: Windows XP Tips

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

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

Windows 11 File Explorer

Tip of the Day: What Is File Explorer, Anyway?

Tip of the Day: Free Up Space with Disk Cleanup

You're up to date!

Tip of the Day: Stay Up to Date

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

Double Click

Tip of the Day: Quickly Maximize with Double-click

DIR /Q in the Windows Command Prompt.

Tip of the Day: DIR /Q for Ownership

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: System File Checker

Run dialog, %TMP%

Tip of the Day: Your Temporary Files Folder

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