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Windows Search 4.0
Windows Search 4.0 lets you perform an instant search of your computer. Windows Search 4.0 helps you find and preview documents, e-mail messages, music files, photos, and other items on the computer.
The search engine in Windows Search 4.0 is a Microsoft Windows service that is also used by programs such as Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and Microsoft Office OneNote 2007. You can use this search engine to index a program's content and to obtain instant results when you search in a particular program.

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Windows registry repair is a great way to help fix a computer that is having problems. The Windows registry is notorious for becoming cluttered and corrupted, causing various common PC problems.
Although the registry is complicated to people not familiar with it, it's possible for people to clean their PCs registry by using a registry cleaner program such as RegCure.

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Reduce the time XP waits before automatically closing any programs when you shutdown.

1. Go to Start then select Run
2. Type ‘Regedit’ and click ok
3. Find ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Control Panel\Desktop\
4. Select ‘WaitToKillAppTimeout’
5. Right click and select ‘Modify’
6. Change the value to ‘1000′
7. Click ‘OK’
8. Now select ‘HungAppTimeout’
9. Right click and select ‘Modify’
10. Change the value to ‘1000′
11. Click ‘OK’
12. Find ‘HKEY_USERS\ .DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop
13. Select ‘WaitToKillAppTimeout’
14. Right click and select ‘Modify’
15. Change the value to ‘1000′
16. Click ‘OK’
17. Find ‘HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ System\CurrentControlSet\Control\
18. Select ‘WaitToKillServiceTimeout’
19. Right click and select ‘Modify’
20. Change the value to ‘1000′
21. Click ‘OK’

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To activate the Copy To and Move To menu items in Windows XP Explorer use this Microsoft Windows Registry hack to add right-click context menu of Windows Explorer.
Remember to back up the Registry file before you begin.

Start Regedit by navigating Start --> Run and typing regedit in the dialog box.
Navigate to this key in the Registry file:HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers
The Send To key is already there.

Right-click on the ContextMenuHandlersfolder and select New | Key to add a new key.
Give it the name Copy To and then double-click the Default value of the new key's (right-hand pane).
Type in this code as the new data: {C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Right-click on the ContextMenuHandlersfolder and select New | Key to add a new key.
Give it the name Move To and then double-click the Default value of the new key's (right-hand pane).
Type in this code as the new data: {C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Click OK and close Regedit, Copy To and Move To should now be available on the right-click context menu in Windows Explorer.

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XPize 4.4.2 is a GUI enhancer for Windows XP and above. It replaces most of the non-XP icons, avis and bmps that Microsoft has always overlooked. The installer simply automates the process of replacing resources in critical system files, making your XP's look better. It also includes some extras and a reloader, which you can use after visiting Windows Update.
(12,400 kb)

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iDeskSoft has released Desktop Icon Toy version 1.4, a Windows desktop icon enhancement tool for Windows NT4/2000/XP/2003.

Are you boring of your desktop? Would you like to make some changes for your desktop? Desktop Icon Toy can do many funny things for you.
Drag and drop desktop icons to make them run around the desktop, and double click the desktop to stop the running icons. According to your drag and drop time, the desktop icons will run with different speed, more quickly, more speed.
Add some visual effects when mouse hover desktop icons, like dance icon, shake icon text and blink icon text.
Automatically hide desktop icons when mouse off the desktop or desktop icon. This can give you a pair of bright eyes to see your beautiful wallpaper.
Arrange desktop icons to many shapes, such as Clock, Circle, Cross and more... You can also add animation effects when arrange desktop icons, configure to automatically re-layout after adding/deleting icons.
Remove the classic ugly text of desktop icons, optional, instead of a cool pop-up tooltip. The whole desktop will become neat and tidy.

Have you ever need to place some desktop icons in a specific place for better working, but always by careless or windows move them to back? Use this function, you needn't care this problem again. You can also add animation effects for it.
More funny things, remove all desktop icons, only keep the icon texts. Change desktop icons to report mode, all the icons will become small, and icon texts will be placed on the right of icons.

A fully functional demo is available at www.idesksoft.com.
Program registration is US$12.95, and you will also get the free life upgrade.


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Xp tweak for today.

For better System stability open folders that use a separate parts of memory.
If you have more than 512Mb of memory Then
Open My Computer --> Tools (in menu) --> Folder Options > View and check the box in "Launch folder windows in a separate process".

Now Reboot.

Your system a bit more stable now…

Check out some more tips HERE.

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