42.Creating a desktop shortcut for locking your computer43.Giving a password to the 'Guest' user account44.Use system restore when you cannot boot your system normally
Customizing Windows XP (45-58)
45.Stop Windows messenger from running46.Run command prompt utilities successfully from shortcuts47.Remove the XP desktop theme48.Change start menu style49.Add my computer and other missing icons to your desktop50.Change the picture in the welcome screen51.Add items to the 'Send To' right click option52.Automatically run programs when starting Windows XP53.Create a screensaver from your pictures54.Modify auto play for different types of CD55.Different folder types with XP56.Using 'my computer' as a toolbar57.Enlarge and resize the quicklaunch bar58.Disable desktop cleanup wizard
Essential advice for beginners (59-80)
59.Stopping desktop ad popups60.Displaying hidden files and folders61.Convert Your drives to the NTFS file system62.Formatting a hard drive partition larger than 32 Gigs with FAT3263.Finding your IP address and other information with IPCONFIG64.Update your machine automatically65.Logging in as the 'Administrator' account66.Update your drivers67.Check your PC for spyware and other nasties68.Show the quicklaunch bar69.Locking the desktop70.Using the Windows Scientific calculator feature71.Accessibility tools72.Set a new home page in explorer73.Remove the annoying dog from the search screen74.Change the look of your mouse pointer.75.Email attachments are the most common vector for viruses.76.Keyboard shortcuts77.Set monitor refresh rate78.Set power options79.Creating shortcuts80.Create passwords for all your user accounts!
Registry tweaks For performance (81-93)
81.Backing up and restoring the windows registry82.How to edit the windows registry (before other reg tips)83.Keep Windows operating data in main memory84.Disable the DOS 8.3 naming convention to save system resources85.Stop the 'last access update' from taking up system resources