Archive for August, 2008

How to shutdown pc with Timer

Here is another trick to shutdown at a specific time, for example you wish to shutdown at 1:45am. Type this in

start=>Run

Type Code: at 1:45 shutdown -s

(Time should put when u want to shutdown ur pc)

Firefox: Extreme Speed !

Once you’ve loaded up firefox go to the address bar and type or copy and paste:

about:config

Right click and select: New -> Integer

Name the integer or copy paste:

nglayout.initialpaint.delay

Change the integers value to:

300

You can also use 0 (zero) as an Integer Value, if you don’t like the performance of the 300 Integer Value.

Enjoy & Watch Your Speed!

Or If Not Try This One Too!

1. Type “about:config” into the address bar and hit return. Scroll down and look for the following entries:

network.http.pipelining
network.http.proxy.pipelining
network.http.pipelining.maxrequests

Normally the browser will make one request to a web page at a time. When you enable pipelining it will make several at once, which really speeds up page loading.

2. Alter the entries as follows:

Set “network.http.pipelining” to “true”

Set “network.http.proxy.pipelining” to “true”

Set “network.http.pipelining.maxrequests” to some number like 30. This means it will make 30 requests at once.

3. Lastly right-click anywhere in the “aboug:config” page and select New-> Integer. Name it “nglayout.initialpaint.delay” and set its value to “0”. This value is the amount of time the browser waits before it acts on information it recieves.

4. Restart Firefox

If you’re using a broadband connection you’ll load pages 2-3 times faster now.

Brand Windows with Your Named

Open notepad dump the following lines into it and save it with the name OEMINFO.INI in the c:\windows\system32 directory:

[General]
Manufacturer=Your Name Here
Model=Your Model Here
[Support Information]
Line1=Your Name Here
Line2=Your Address Here
Line3=Your Email Address Here

1. Save the file.

2. Then make a right click on my computer select properties, in the general tab a button will be highlighted (support information) make a click on it, you will be able to see the changes.

3. Now if you want to display some more information then simply increase the line in the file.

ex: Line4=Your Working Hours Here.

Renaming The Start Button

To rename the start button, you will need a hex editor.
My preference is UltraEdit

Copy the \windows\explore.exe file to a new name (e.g. explorer_1.exe)
With the hex editor, open that file and go to offset 412b6
You will see the word start with blanks between each letter
Edit it be any 5 characters or less
Save the file
Boot to DOS
Copy the existing c:\windows\explorer.exe to explorer.org
Copy explorer_1.exe to explorer.exe
You will also need to replace the explorer.exe in the c:\windows\system32\dllcache file as well with the new one.
Note: If the partition is NTFS and you can’t access the files from DOS:

Start Regedit
Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Winlogon.
Change the value of Shell from Explorer.exe to explorer_1.exe

Folder Lock without using software

Hiding your data and using softwares for locking folders are obsolete now..and after all you need to remember the password set to lock the folder while unlocking.
By using a simple trick we can lock and unlock folders without using any so called “Folder Lock” softwares.The trick is as follows

1)Make a folder on the desktop and name it as “folder” or any other desired name.

2)Now, open notepad and copy paste the followingren folder folder.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}and save the file as “lock.bat”(here .bat means batch file).This file act as lock for the folder created.

3)Now again,open the notepad and copy paste the followingren folder.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} folderand save the file as “key.bat”.This file act as key for the locked folder.

4)Now, double click lock.bat to lock the folder and if you open your folder, control panel willopen up !(you can also see the change in folder icon)

5) Now, double click key.bat to open the folder and now if you open your folder, you can access your data inside the folder again !

6)Lock your folder and hide the key.bat somwehre else in hard disk.

7)If you want to unlock,just cut paste the key on desktop and double click it.

Disable the Windows XP Startup Screen

                             If you want to see what goes behind the Windows Startup Screen, you have to disable the
Windows boot screen.

Right click “My Computer”. Select “Properties”. Select the “Advanced” tab. In the “Startup and Recovery” section, click “Settings”. In the “System
Startup” section, click Edit to open the boot.ini file in Notepad. You will see a line that looks similar to the one below:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS=”Microsoft Windows XP Professional”
/fastdetect

To disable the Startup Screen, change the line as below:

multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS=”Microsoft Windows XP Professional”
/fastdetect /sos.

Note that there is a space between ‘fastdetect’ and ‘/sos’.
Close Notepad, click Yes when Notepad asks if you want to save your changes.
Exit System Properties. Reboot computer and the Startup Screen will be gone.

Create Autorun.inf File

Type the following text in a notepad file

[autorun]
OPEN=INSTALL\setup.exe (optional)
ICON=INSTALL\setup.ico (optional)

save the notepad as…autorun.inf

now write ur cd/dvd with the following file. Enjoy !

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