Well, not exactly.. This tweak is about replacing the Games button in the Start menu with Favorite Links.Read more
The Windows Task Manager does not list the creation time and date of running processes. To get this info, you may use one of these methods.Read more
When downloading files using Internet Explorer, you may see the Open/Save confirmation box (as shown below) for certain file types. If you uncheck the Always ask before opening this type of file checkbox, the preference is saved in the user part of the registry. Also, the configuration is stored in a separate registry value for each file type.
Here is how to reset the Open/Save choice for a specific file type or all file types in Internet Explorer in Windows XP/Vista, Outlook Express and Windows Mail.Read more
Q: How can I make the Preview pane to show the contents text-based files? For example, files that contain text content such as PHP | XML | SQL | CSS | CS | LOG | REG | VBS | JS don’t have text previews enabled by default. Is there a way to enable the Preview pane to show the contents of these files when clicked?Read more
In Windows XP, you can open Display Settings, select the Appearance tab and click the Effects button to configure the Hide underlined letters for keyboard navigation until I press the Alt key option. Wondering where’s this setting in Windows Vista? It took some time for me to locate this option in Windows Vista. If you’re … Read more
Recently I received a query wherein the user had incorrectly associated .zip file type with Adobe Reader. Later they got the association problem straightened out by running the .zip association fix from the File association fixes page. However the .zip file type was still showing the Adobe Reader icon, although the association settings are correct.Read more
Have you come across file in use or similar errors when deleting a file or folder, or when clearing the contents of the %TEMP% folder at some time? Ever wondered which program has a particular file or folder open?
Q: Is there a simple way to list all the defined file types on a PC and have the output redirected to a text file? I’m using Windows XP with Service Pack 2.
Yes. There are two options that I think of (without using a third-party tool). If you’re using Windows XP Professional, you can use the ASSOC command to get the list of file types registered in the system, along with the ProgIDs. Click Start, Run and type: