Archive for the ‘Microsoft Windows XP’ Category

Hide drive letters in My Computer in Windows

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

1. Launch the Registry Editor (Regedit.exe).
2. Navigate to
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows CurrentVersionPoliciesExplorer.
Right-click the Servers key, and select New | DWORD value.
4. Name the value
5. Press [Enter] twice to open the Edit DWORD Value dialog box.

6. Using the list below, type a number that corresponds to the drive you
want to hide in the Value Data text box, and click OK.
A: 1
B: 2
C: 4
D: 8
E: 16
F: 32
7. Close the Registry Editor.

User Profile Wizard 3.5

Monday, August 8th, 2011


User Profile Wizard 3.0 for Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7

Friday, June 25th, 2010



SFC.EXE (system file checker)

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

sfc.exe /SCANNOW

Environment Variables in Windows

Saturday, November 21st, 2009
Variable Typical value (May vary, depending on system)
%ALLUSERSPROFILE% C:\Documents and Settings\All Users
%APPDATA% C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data
%COMPUTERNAME% {computername}
%COMSPEC% C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe
%HOMEPATH% \Documents and Settings\{username}
%PATH% C:\Windows\System32\;C:\Windows\;C:\Windows\System32\Wbem
%PROGRAMFILES% Directory containing program files, usually C:\Program Files
%PROMPT% Code for current command prompt format. Code is usually $P$G
%SYSTEMDRIVE% The drive containing the Windows XP root directory, usually C:
%SYSTEMROOT% The Windows XP root directory, usually C:\Windows
%TEMP% and %TMP% C:\DOCUME~1\{username}\LOCALS~1\Temp
%USERNAME% {username}
%USERPROFILE% C:\Documents and Settings\{username}
%WINDIR% C:\Windows

Restore Show Desktop

Saturday, May 30th, 2009


Memory Limits for Windows Releases

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009


TS Web Access not working – ActiveX not installed or enabled

Saturday, March 14th, 2009

The TS ActiveX control (needed by TSWA) is disabled by default in XPSP3 as a security measure. You need to explicitly enable the Terminal Services activeX control in IE in order to use the activeX control (and hence TSWA).

as a workaround can you try deleting the following registry keys:



How To Remove A Windows Service?

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009



Imaging Install batch file

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008