Articles tagged: Windows XP Tips

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

Tasklist filtered to edge.

Tip of the Day: Tasklist, the Command Line Task Utility

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

Tree Command

Tip of the Day: The TREE Command

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

Tip of the Day: Executable Program Properties

shell:AppsFolder

Tip of the Day: More “shell:” Shortcuts

shell:programs shortcut

Tip of the Day: Make a Shortcut for a Shortcut

Control Panel in Windows 11.

Tip of the Day: Yet Another Way to Open Control Panel

Disk & Hammer

Tip of the Day: Really Erase that Disk Before Discarding

View Installed Updates

Tip of the Day: View Windows Update History

Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: Use Windows File Explorer to Explore Files

Opening a text file in WordPad

Tip of the Day: Why Not WordPad?

Windows File Explorer

Tip of the Day: File Explorer Display Options

Driver Update

Tip of the Day: Use Device Manager to Update Drivers

Device Manager

Tip of the Day: Access Device Manager Quickly

Taskbar Icons

Tip of the Day: Large and Small Taskbar Icons

Letter to Mom

Tip of the Day: Edit Elsewhere

TAB Key in Action

Tip of the Day: TAB Through Fields

Running https://askleo.com

Tip of the Day: Run Anything

Printer Windows 7

Tip of the Day: System-wide Printer Settings

ClearType

Tip of the Day: Tune Your Text for Easier Reading

RAM

Tip of the Day: Add RAM

F5

Tip of the Day: F5 for Refresh

SHIFT+Click to run another instance

Tip of the Day: Quickly Run Two Copies of a Program

Clip

Tip of the Day: the Clip Command

Keyboard Keypad

Tip of the Day: ALT Keyboard Characters

Ping in action

Tip of the Day: Diagnose Network Problems with Ping

Wordpad

Tip of the Day: Try the Word Processor You Already Have

Using SUBST

Tip of the Day: The SUBST Command