Keep those unwanted users out of your computer

Keeping unwanted users out of your computer 1. Open RegEdit 2. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Network\Logon 3. Create a dword value “MustBeValidated” 4. Set the value to 1 This edit is only usable when the computer is connected to a network domain that is then validated by the server.

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Customizing the System Tray

Customizing the System Tray You can add your name or anything you like up to 8 characters. This will replace the AM or PM to the right of the system time in the tray. Note: You may not be able to do this with some trial software and even some …

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Disabling the Right-Click features of the Start Button

Disabling the Right-Click features of the Start Button Normally, when you right click on the Start button, it allows you to open your programs folder, the Explorer and run Find. There are times where you don’t want to allow users to be able to do this in order to secure …

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Disabling My Computer in Windows 9x

Disabling My Computer for Windows 9x (and maybe NT) In areas where you are trying to restrict what users can do on the computer, it might be beneficial to disable the ability to click on My Computer and have access to the drives, control panel etc. To disable this: 1. …

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Word 97 and Word 2000

Keyboard Shortcuts for Word 97 and Word 2000 Here are some keyboard shortcuts that will help you move around in Word 97 and Word 2000 as well as manipulate documents easier. Ctrl + A Select all text within a document Ctrl + B Bold the selected text Ctrl + I …

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Identifying The Installed Video Card

Identifying an Installed Video Card MS-DOS, Windows 95/98/Millennium/NT/NT2000 From time to time we all experience video problems with computers. All too frequently we remove drivers in order to update them only to find out they don’t work and we’re stuck with a system that barely functions because the video card …

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Adding Items to the Windows Start Button

Adding Items to the Start Button To add items when you right-click on the Start Button: 1.Open RegEdit 2.Go to HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Shell 3.Right-click on Shell and select New Key 4.Type in the name of the key and press the Enter key 5.In the Default name that shows in the right hand …

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Removing the Content Advisor Password in Internet Explorer

Removing the Content Advisor Password in Internet Explorer Open REGEDIT. Click Start, Run and type in regedit and click OK. Navigate to this Regsitry Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ratings\ In the right window pane of the registry editor, there should be a key value shown for a password. Click once to select it …

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Opening a DOS Window to a Drive or Directory in Explorer

Opening a DOS Window to a Drive or Directory in Explorer Add the following Registry Keys for a Directory: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\opennew @=”Dos Prompt in that Directory” HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\opennew\command @=”command.com /k cd %1″ Add or Edit the following Registry Keys for a Drive: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell\opennew @=”Dos Prompt in that Drive” HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell\opennew\command @=”command.com /k cd …

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Excel 97 and Excel 2000

Keyboard Shortcuts for Excel 97 and Excel 2000 Here are some keyboard shortcuts that will help you move around in Excel 97 and Excel 2000 as well as manipulate documents easier. Ctrl + F12 Open a spread sheet file Ctrl + O Open a spread sheet file Shift + F12 …

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