Turning Off (or On) the Windows Animation

Turning Off (or On) The Windows Animation You can shut off the animation displayed when you minimize and maximize Windows. 1. Open RegEdit 2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control panel \Desktop\WindowMetrics 3. Create a new string value “MinAnimate”. 4. Set the value data of (zero) 0 for Off 5. Or (one) 1 …

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Adding items to “Send To”

Adding new items to the “Send To” Menu One of my favorite tips of all time deals with the SendTo menu. If you only have the default shortcuts in there, you’re missing out on a world of functionality. You could be putting shortcuts in there for various (common) applications and …

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Adding the Print Directory Feature to Windows Explorer

Adding the Print Directory Feature to Windows Explorer From time to time we all need to dig into some directories to find a file, or see if a file has been added or deleted, and sometimes it would be real handy to be able to click on a folder (directory) …

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Frequent Lockups in Word

Frequent Lockups in Word Versions Recently more and more people have been complaining that their versions of Microsoft Word, including Word 2000, have been locking up either immediately upon opening, or shortly thereafter. Although there can be a whole range of reasons for this to happen, we have found that …

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Problems with the March 2000 Release of Tweak UI 2000

March 2000 Release of Tweak UI 2000 If you installed the March 2000 release of Tweak UI 2000, you have probably noticed by now that you are having problems with it. Possible problems are: When you attempt to use it, it politely informs you that its use has expired, or …

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CMOS Battery Low

CMOS Battery Low If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Explanation: The CMOS memory that retains the settings establish in the BIOS is powered using a battery so that they are not lost when the PC is turned off. …

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Controlling UDMA in Windows 2000

Microsoft® Windows 2000 Knowledge Center Taking Control of UDMA in Windows 2000 If you have arrived here through a search engine, and do not have a menu to the left, click here! Getting on the Right Track While the subject of UDMA/Ultra-ATA in Windows 2000 can be confusing and appear …

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What is ISO 8859?

What is ISO 8859? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) introduced 8859 as its standard for representing one-byte (8 bit) character sets. It is used primarily to describe Western languages, including a number of variants for Latin, Cyrillic, Hebrew and Arabic scripts. The first 128 characters of all ISO 8859 …

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What is MIME?

What is MIME? MIME is an acronym for Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions. It is a standard first defined in 1992 to extend the capabilities of Internet e-mail beyond plain ASCII text. Before MIME, there was no straightforward and reliable way to transmit any material other than plain US-ASCII text using …

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Real Time Clock Failures

Real Time Clock Failures If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Explanation: A failure has been detected in the real-time clock module on the motherboard. Diagnosis: When encountered during the installation of a new motherboard or system, this can …

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