Create an Internet Shortcut Using Batch File

Q:  Is there a way to create a batch file which would put a desktop icon onto the desktop which invokes an html page in a web browswer (MSIE) and change the associated icon for that particular desktop item, all in one batch file? Thanks A: Yes. This is possible. Here are some examples: ——————–Launches … Read more

Restore Missing Tabs to the Display Properties Dialog in Windows XP

Missing tabs in the Display Properties dialog may be usually caused due to malware infestation, or due to incorrect changes made in the registry either manually or using a third-party tweak program. I wrote a Vbscript to restore the missing display tabs quickly. The script does modify certain registry settings in your system, and your anti-virus … Read more

Analyze and Defragment Buttons in Disk Defragmenter Do Not Work

DCom Server Process Launcher (DComLaunch) service was introduced in Windows XP SP2. One of the major side-effects user face after disabling the DComLaunch service is that the Disk Defragmenter console fails to operate. The Analyze and Defragment buttons do not work. Also, launching the console Defrag (defrag.exe) utility causes the following error:Read more