How to hide the drives(C: D: E: etc) in your computer
This is a great trick you can play on your friends. To disable the display of local or networked drives when you click My Computer.1) Go to start->run. Type regedit.Now go to:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer 2) Now in the right pane3) creates a new DWORD item and names it No Drives (it is case sensitive).4) Now modify its value and set it to 3FFFFFF (Hexadecimal). Now restart your Computer. So, now when you click on My Computer, no drives will beshown (all gone...).To enable display of drives in My Computer, simply delete this DWORD item that youcreated. Again restart your Computer. You can now see all the drives again.
How to boost the PC faster than it is now
A great new feature in Microsoft Windows XP is the ability to do boot defragmenters.This places all boot files next to each other on the disk to allow for faster booting.By default this option is enabled, but on some systems it is not, so below is theinformation on how to turn it on:Go to Start Menu>Run> Type regedit then click ok Find>"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE>SOFTWARE>Microsoft>Dfrg>BootOptimizeFunction"Select "Enable" from the list on the right Right on it and select "Modify “Change thevalue to Y . Reboot your Pc and see the change yourself.
How to create shortcut on shutdown and restart buttons on desktop
Many u think to have the shutdown and restart buttons on our desktop. The traditionalway includes going to start button and then choosing the Turn off Computer button andagain choosing between switch users, turn off and restart. It does take a few seconds more(some times boring). Well there is a solution for itYou can create a Shutdown Button& restart on the desktop.To create a shutdown and restart button on Desktop we have to create a shortcut. To dothis firstRight Click on the Desktop and then click New Button. Then scroll down to Shortcut. Onclicking it a new Window appears with a blank space saying "Type the location of items".In this space write "shutdown.exe -s -t 5" or "%windir%\system32\shutdown.exe -s -t 5" Now the -s stands for shutdown and -t denotes the time in seconds to wait beforewindows shutdown. Then click next and give a name as shutdown and click Finish. Toapply icons to it simply Right click it and Properties and then Change Icons. For Restart