Useful Computer Tricks

1. Install Windows XP in less than 15 minutes

Now, this tip will be very helpful for those who frequently install windows xp operating system. Normally OS installation takes around 40 minutes to complete, but through this trick you can now save 10-15 minutes. This simple trick goes this way. 1. Boot through Windows XP CD. 2. After all the files are completely loaded; you get the option to select the partition. Select "c". 3. Now Format the partition, whether it is normal or quick with NTFS or FAT 4. Once the formatting is completed, All the setup files required for installation are copied. Restart your system by pressing Enter. Now, here begins the Simple trick to save 10-15 minutes. 5. After rebooting, you get a screen where it takes 40 minutes to complete or finalize the OS installation. 6. Now, Press SHIFT + F10 Key -> This opens command prompt. 7. Enter "Taskmgr" at the command prompt window. This will open Task Manager. 8. Click the Process Tab, here we find a process called Setup.exe -> Right Click on Setup.exe -> Set Priority -> Select High or Above Normal. Initially it will be Normal.

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2. Make A Folder Invisible Without Hidden Function
Folder Invisible... REMEMBER: This Is not The Hidden Function.... 1.

Right Click a on Folder "Click Rename" Press & Hold "Alt" & Press "255" Then Press "Enter". 2. Right Click On That Folder --->> Properties --->> Change Icon --->> Choose a Empty Space Between These Icons .... Actually Its Invisible Icon Select It. 3. Your Folder Is Invisible.

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3. for instance high quality "desktopprinters"will find pages that contain the words high quality and the exact phrase "desktop printers". use quotes. To slightly broaden the search results you can use quotes in combination. For example high quality desktop printers will only find that exact phrase. Prepared by Sanjay Soni .Google Tips & Search exact phrase Search Exact Phrase in Google search engine: If you want to search for an exact phrase.

LOGOS..SYS is the you may now shut-off or Reboot screen. There are many system file that constitutes Logoff screen.4. But make sure they should be of the same size Prepared by Sanjay Soni . LOGOW. 2. Make two new image files of your choice in Paint and name it as LOGOW. Create a 320x400 bitmap in the root directory and name it LOGO. There are two files in the Windows directory. How to change startup & logoff screen Change Startup & Logoff Screen Startup Screen 1. 8.SYS file in the Windows directory as a starter Logoff Screens 1.SYS is the Wait while Shutting down . 5.SYS 2. screen.SYS and LOGOS. They are actually bitmaps 320x400 that just have a different extension 3. 6. You can use LOGOW. The hidden file in the root directory LOGO. 7.. 4.SYS and replace the actual windows file by this two.SYS is the startup logo.

Open Task Manager (ctrl+alt+delete) or (ctrl+alt+Esc) Step:2. REMEMBER: Don't Leave The Ctrl Key Until Your Computer Shuts Down. Prepared by Sanjay Soni . Click on Desired Option Step:5.5. Within 5 Second You Will Be Able To Shutdown Or Restart your PC. Click On Shutdown Step:4. Press & Hold Ctrl Button Step:3. Step:6. Turn Off Your Computer In 5 Seconds <<----Want To Turn off Computer in 5 Seconds Follow These Steps--->> Step:1.

For Advanced Users Only Click on the start button then press R it will take u to Run well go to run and type Regedit press enter this will open Registry Editor now look for the key HKEY_LOACAL_MECHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\ContentIndex now there find the Key Called "Startup Delay" Double Click On It Now where its Base Click Decimal Now its Default Value Is 4800000 (75300:hexadecimal) Change The Value To 40000 here u go u have done it now close the Registery Editor and Restart Your Computer Prepared by Sanjay Soni ..6... TURN ON UR PC IN JUST 10 SECONDS.

But. All you need to do is make some changes in the windows registry. by default when you first install Yahoo messenger 8. It does not require any Software or any kind of third party application. If you have multiple yahoo accounts and would like to login to that one.Login into yahoo with multiple ids Most people have more than one yahoo id and would like to use both at the same time at yahoo messenger for chatting. Follow these steps: Prepared by Sanjay Soni . you are left with no other option than to signout the current account and than login to other id. You can login with multiple id's on the same yahoo messenger without any download or patch . I am going to show you a small trick that will enable you to login into yahoo with multiple ids at the same time. 9 or 10 you can only login using one yahoo id at a time.

Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER ---> Software -> yahoo ->page-->Test 3. Go to Start -> Run. On the right page . 5. Double click and assign a decimal value of 1.1. Type regedit. 2. It’s done!! Now close registry and restart yahoo messenger and try Multiple Login Prepared by Sanjay Soni . Rename it as Plural. right-click and choose new Dword value . and then enter. 4.

Displays the Month and Year of Manufacture Displays (if there) the date where the phone was purchased (MMYY) Displays the date of the last repair if found (0000) Shows life timer of phone (time passes since last start) *#3370# Enhanced Full Rate Codec (EFR) activation. Phone will automatically restart.Nokia Mobile hidden Codes list to do all the secret things On the main screen on your Nokia Made mobile phone type in: *#06# for checking the IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity). 3. Displays Serial Number. 4. Phone battery will drain faster though. *#67705646# This will clear the LCD display(operator logo). #pw+1234567890+1# Shows if sim have restrictions. *#7780# reset to factory settings. 2. Prepared by Sanjay Soni . *#3370* (EFR) deactivation. *#92702689# takes you to a secret menu where you may find some of the information below: 1. Increase battery life by 30% because phone receives less signal from network. *#746025625# Sim clock allowed status. *#0000# To view software version. better signal reception. It also help if u want to use GPRS and the service is not responding or too slow. Increase Signal strength. *#4720# Half Rate Codec activation. 5. *#2820# To show Bluetooth device address.

Setting it to 500 will cause your phone 2 set off security alarms at shop exits. press * again and 04*pin*pin*pin# \ *#7328748263373738# resets security code. use this code reset: *#7370925538# Note. should say pin code. Prepared by Sanjay Soni . Press C. Phone will ask you the lock code.*#4720* Half Rate Codec deactivation. your data in the wallet will be erased. The phone will automatically restart If you forgot wallet code for Nokia S60 phone.then press * message should flash. gr8 for practical jokes! (works with some of the Nokia phones. turn phone on and press vol up(arrow keys) for 3 seconds.) Press and hold on the main screen to open wap browser. Default Security code is 12345 Change closed caller group (settings >security settings>user groups) to 00000 and ure phone will sound the message tone when you are near a radar speed trap. Unlock service provider: Insert sim. Default lock code is: 12345 Press *#3925538# to delete the contents and code of wallet.

All you need is a mic with ear phones. In case you dont have it Google it and download the latest version.Im now using this free call method and the great thing is that. Configure your microphone and headset if you have installed a fresh yahoo or skype Software Prepared by Sanjay Soni .Secret Tip How I Make Free Calls from Computer to Mobile Phone Anywhere in the world with yahoo messenger or Skype You can now make free calls from your pc to any mobile in the world. It even works to make free local mobile calls in India. So how do we make a call from pc to Mobile Phone for free? Install Yahoo messenger or Skype. a decent internet connection and Yahoo Messenger or Skype Installed. Sign into your yahoo messenger or Skype using your yahoo id and password. this trick can be used to make unlimited call to mobiles all over the world and not limited to United states.

repeat the same procedure again. When it gets disconnected.Inside your Yahoo messenger dial +18003733411 and press enter (as shown in figure). they will run a short advertisement of their sponsor and make sure you don't press any number at this time.immediately dial the destination number of your choice along with the country code. There is no limit on the number of free calls which can be made through this system. Are there any limits on the number of call which we can make? No. An operator greets you with a recorded welcome message along with an advertisement and asks you to select one of the Free411 service. WAIT UNTIL YOU HEAR A BEEP SOUND after the following message Please dial the phone number country code first. So what's the catch? FREE411 service toll-free number is based in USA. After this voice message is detected by their system. Now a small window pops up like the one shown below. dont press any number on your keyboard and instead SAY Free call loudly on your microphone connected to your PC. You can make multiple and unlimited calls with this service. So enjoy this trick to make free international and local calls and make sure you dont abuse the system. Just hear the services options until they say the last one as Free Call. It was never easy to make a free international call like this before. When you hear this. for north America it's 1 and for India it's 91) Your call will get connected and you can talk for 7 minutes continuous for free.g. This company gets paid for the advertisements from sponsors. don't forget to dial 1 for north America After you hear this message . Prepared by Sanjay Soni .(e.

the virus gets a chance to attack you Operating System. Play. Although this a good utility provided by windows xp operating system. 1) Click Start > Run and type GPEDIT. 4) Double click it and select Enabled For any further assistance to Disable Cd Autorun view the sample screen shot below.MSC This opens Group Policy editor window. by running automatically when you plug your device in. It is sometimes very dangerous too. for this safety purpose. When A virus infected Usb drive or Cd is plugged into the system. Prepared by Sanjay Soni . 3) Locate the entry for Turn autoplay off on the right side. The Windows Autorun Run utility runs and displays certain options like Open files to view. system or insert a cd/dvd disk. So.For Safe Computing Disable CD/DVD or USB Autorun in windows. 2) On the left side > expand Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> System. Follow the below steps and ensure your systems safety. we need to Disable this Autorun feature in windows XP. Do nothing etc.

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2. Disable Internet access in Network Open Registry and make the following changes "KH_C_User\software\microsoft\windows\currentv ersi on\internetsettings\" Change the value of "Proxyenabled" to 1 and change the value of "proxyserver" and set it to an ip address. 8. Disable the Harddisk Lowdiskspace warning in Windows Xp User Key: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\Explorer" and System Key: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\Explorer" create a new DWORD 'NoLowDiskSpaceChecks' and change its value to '1'. 3. or modify the existing value called 'Scancode Map' as shown below.0. View System BIOS Information Open Registry and navigate to "HK_L_M\hardware\de******ion\system" 5. Change the value of the ip address and port to "10. Disable the Windows Key "HK_L_M\system\currentcontrolset\control\keybo ard layout" Create a new Binary value. or create a new DWORD value if it doesn't already exist. and set the value as '0' for Autorun disabled.. Disable the ability to Right click on the desktop "HK_C_User\software\microsoft\windows\currentv ersi on\policies\explorer\" Create a DWORD "NoViewContextMenu" and change its value to "0" for disabling and "1" for enabling.1:5555" 7. Hide all items on desktop "HK_C_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentv ersi on\policies\explorer\" Prepared by Sanjay Soni .Registry hints which can help you but please try it at your risk! Here are some registry tricks which you can tryout. 6. Disable the Autorun Option in your CD Rom Drive: Open your Registry and navigate to "HK_L_M\system\currentcontrolset\services\cdro m" Change the value of 'Autorun'.0. Value: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 00 00 00 00 00 5B E0 00 00 5C E0 00 00 00 00 4. : 1.. Change the Title of Windows Media Player "HK_C_USER\software\policies\microsoft\windows medi aplayer\" Create a new string value called ' TitleBar' and change text as your wish.

Clear the Recent playlist in Media Player Navigate to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPla yer\ Player" And clear the "RecentFileList" subkey. Clear the Internet Explorere typed addresses history "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs" And delete the subkeys.and "HK_L_M\software\microsoft\windows\currentvers ion\ policies\explorer\" create a new DWORD "NoDesktop" and change its value to "1" You can show all the items in the desktop by chaning the value to "0" 9.SHExitWindowsEx 0" 11. Remove recent documents from start menu "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\Explorer" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur Prepared by Sanjay Soni . 13.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Window s\Cu rrentVersion\Run" Create a new string value "NoLogon" and change its value to "RUNDLL32 shell32. 15. Empty temporary Internet files on exit (in Internet Explorer) "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Internet Settings\Cache" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache" Create a new DWORD "Persistent" and change the value to "0" for emptying and "1" to remove this option. 14. 12. 10. Remove "Log off" from start menu "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\Explorer" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\Explorer" Create a new DWORD "NoLogOff" and change its value to "1" for disabling and "0" for enabling. Disable the "cancel" button or pressing the "Esc" key while logging on to Windows" "HKEY_USERS\. Disable the "Change Password" button in windows "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\System" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersi on\Policies\System" Create a new DWORD "DisableChangePassword" and change its value to "0" for disabling and "1" for enabling.

rentVersion\Policies\Explorer" Create a new DWORD "NoRecentDocsMenu" and change its value to "1". Enable Directory completion in MSDos prompt User Key: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Command Processor" and Prepared by Sanjay Soni . Remove Network connections from start menu "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\Explorer" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\Explorer" Create a new DWORD "NoNetworkConnections" and change its value to "1". Disable the use of MSDos User Key: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\WinOldApp" and System Key: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\WinOldApp" Create a new DWORD "Disabled" and set its value to "1". 17. 22. 21. 16.Restart the machine for the effect to take place. Reboot windows after crash "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\C ontr ol\CrashControl" Create a new DWORD "AutoReboot" and change its value to "1". Change it to "0" for enabling. 18. Remove My documents from start menu "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\Explorer" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\Explorer" Create a new DWORD "NoSMMyDocs" and change its value to "1". Remove My pictures from start menu "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\Explorer" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\Explorer " Create a new DWORD "NoSMMyPictures" ad change its value to "1". Remove My music fro start menu "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\Explorer" and "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\Explorer" Create a new DWORD "NoStartMenuMyMusic" and change its value to "1". 19. 20.

DEFAULT\Console" Create a new DWORD "QuickEdit" and set its value to "1" for enabling and "0" for disabling. 23. Disable Registry editing "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\System" Create a new DWORD "DisableRegistryTools" and change its value to "0" for allowing Regedit and "1" for disabling it. Usually its value is set to "'mstask. Remove My documenst from desktop Windows 95. 28. 24. Disable task scheduler " HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\RunServices" Delete the value from "SchedulingAgent".System Key: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Command Processor" Create a new DWORD "PathCompletionChar " and set it to equal the hex value of the required control character. 98 and Me "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\CLSID\{450 D8FB A-AD25-11D098A8-0800361B1103}\ShellFolder" Windows NT. 26. 29. 25. 2000 and XP "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Explorer\CLSID\{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A80800361B1103}\ShellFolder" Modify the value called "Attributes" as "0xf0500174" to hide or "0xf0400174" to show. 27. Change its value to "0" for showing. Show Windows version on desktop User Key: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop" Create a new DWORD " PaintDesktopVersion" and change its value to "1" for showing and "0" for removing.exe". Disable Scan disk after improper shutdown " HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\FileSystem" create a new DWORD "DisableScandiskOnBoot" and change its value to "01" Prepared by Sanjay Soni . Remove My computer from desktop and start menu User Key: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ Curr entVersion\Policies\NonEnum" and System Key: "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows \Cur rentVersion\Policies\NonEnum" Create "{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}" and change its value to "1" for removing. Quick edit the command prompt User Key: "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console" and System Key: "HKEY_USERS\.

" HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop" and "System Key: [HKEY_USERS\. Step4 if this file got deleted immediately.. Automatically end Hung programs. Please try at your own risk! Test your Anti Virus or Firewall in One Second 1 Click Start --> Open Notepad --> Step2 Copy the code exactly in the notepad : X5O!P%@AP[4\PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE! $H+H* Step3 Now Save it with the name fakevirus..for disablng and "00" for enabling.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop" Modify the value of "AutoEndTasks" to "1". 30.exe in any of your folder/drives.then it means that your antivirus or firewall is working properly and updated !! Prepared by Sanjay Soni .

6.exe Files 1. Type in "dir /A name_of_the_folder" (for example. Go to Start > Search > All Files or Folders. C:\Spyware-folder). type in "del name_of_the_file". Step 2: Use Windows Task Manager to Remove newfolder.exe so you can remove the unwanted file from your PC. To delete a file in folder.exe. type in "rmdir /S name_of_the_folder". highlight the file and copy/paste the path into the address bar. select "Look in: Local Hard Drives" or "Look in: My 4. Prepared by Sanjay Soni .exe in the following manual removal steps.exe" process and click on the "End Process" button to kill it. Save the file's path on your clipboard because you'll need the file path to delete newfolder. When Windows finishes your search. Computer" and then click "Search" button. In the "All or part of the the file name" section.exe". To delete the entire folder. which 3.exe" process by 3. 2.Newfolder. Always be sure to back up your PC before you modify anything. 4. Note: This manual removal process may be difficult and you run the risk of destroying your computer. type in "cd name_of_the_folder". 3.exe" file name(s).exe Path 1. use the combination of CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. To open the Windows Command Prompt. go to Start > Run > cmd and then press the "OK" button. 7. Select the "newfolder.exe Manual Detection Below are manual removal instructions for newfolder. To open the Windows Task Manager. 5. Once you have the file you're looking for type in del "name_of_the_file". We recommend that you use the to check for newfolder. To get better results. 2. Step 3: Detect and Delete Other newfolder. Step 1: Use Windows File Search Tool to Find newfolder. To change directory. type in "newfolder. Click on the "Image Name" button to search for "newfolder. Select the "newfolder. will display the folder's content even the hidden files. hover over the "In Folder" of "newfolder.exe" process and click on the "End Process" button to kill it. 2. name.exe Processes 1.

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