Tips Found In Your Registry


Tips Found In Your Registry at:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Tips]

0 = If you don't know how to do something, you can look it up in Help. Just click Start, and then click Help.

1 = The Shut Down command on the Start menu enables you to safely shut down your computer.

2 = To add a program to your Start menu, you can drag the program's icon to the Start button.

3 = You can use your right mouse button to drag files. Try it and see what happens!

4 = You can use long filenames when you save documents. You can even use spaces!

5 = You can click your right mouse button anywhere and see a menu of available commands.

6 = To print a document quickly, drag its icon to a printer icon.

7 = If you see a question mark button in the title bar of a window, you can get Help on each item in the window by clicking it, and then clicking the item.

8 = You can use Windows NT Explorer to see all the files on your computer.

9 = You can solve printer problems by using the Print Troubleshooter in Help.

10 = You can move the taskbar to any edge of your screen by dragging it with your mouse.

11 = You can minimize all open windows at once; just use your right mouse button to click an empty area on the taskbar, and then click Minimize All Windows.

12 = To set your computer's clock, you can double-click the clock on the taskbar.

13 = You can minimize neck strain by positioning your monitor at eye level.

14 = To change the color scheme, use the right mouse button to click the desktop, and then click Properties.

15 = To select more than one file or folder, hold down CTRL while you click each item.

16 = To change your screen saver, use your right mouse button to click the desktop, and then click Properties.

17 = Deleted files and folders are saved in the Recycle Bin until you empty it.

18 = You can use Paint in Accessories to draw pictures and to view bitmap files.

19 = You can switch mouse buttons if you are left-handed. Just double-click the Mouse icon in Control Panel.

20 = To open a document quickly, you can double-click its icon.

21 = To minimize wrist strain when you type, keep your wrists elevated or use a wristpad.

22 = You can try many useful programs by clicking Start, pointing to Programs, and then clicking Accessories.

23 = To start a command prompt window, from which you can start programs, click Start, point to Programs, and then click Command Prompt.

24 = You can copy and paste text between MS-DOS and Windows NT. In the MS-DOS window, click the MS-DOS icon to see a menu, click Edit, and then click Mark. Select the text you want to copy and press ENTER to copy the text to the Clipboard. You can then paste the text into your application.

25 = To see how much disk space is free, use your right mouse button to click the icon for the drive, and then click Properties.

26 = Even if you don't shut down your computer at night, you can turn off your monitor to save power.

27 = When a folder is open, you can press BACKSPACE to open a folder one level higher.

28 = When you display files in Details view, you can sort them by clicking column headings. To sort files in reverse order, click the column heading once more.

29 = To draw a selection box around a group of files, click at a corner of the group, and then drag the rectangle to form the box.

30 = The underlined letters in menus indicate a keyboard shortcut method to select the item. Just press ALT and the underlined letter.

31 = You can put a shortcut to a printer on your desktop for easy access to printing functions.

32 = For a bit of diversion, try a game in the Games folder. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Games, and then click a game.

33 = To free disk space, try emptying the Recycle Bin.

34 = You can drag a file's icon into a document, or even drag a shortcut icon into a document or mail message.

35 = You can have programs start automatically when you start Windows NT by dragging their icons to the Startup folder.

36 = If you have a tape drive, you can use Backup to make copies of important files or your entire volume. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Backup.

37 = In Windows NT Explorer, you can set options to show or hide the three-letter filename extensions.

38 = Use Quick View to preview a document without opening it by right-clicking a document and then choosing Quick View from the menu that appears.

39 = Use an error-checking tool to periodically check a volume for errors. In Windows NT Explorer, right-click the volume you want to check, click Properties, and then click the Tools tab.

40 = When you print a document, a printer icon appears on the taskbar. Double-click it to see a list of documents waiting to print.

41 = To find out about any button on a toolbar, rest your mouse pointer on the button for a few seconds.

42 = You can use the Run command on the Start menu to open shared folders on another computer.

43 = You can customize Windows NT in many ways. Don't hesitate to experiment!

44 = If you work on a laptop computer away from your computer at the office, you can easily keep documents up-to-date on both machines by using Briefcase.

45 = If your computer is set up to use a network directory service, you can double-click the Network Neighborhood icon on your desktop to see computers in your workgroup.

46 = For security, you can change your password by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and clicking Change Password.

47 = You can manage applications that are currently running by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and clicking Task Manager.

48 = For security, you can lock your display whenever you leave your computer by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and clicking Lock Workstation.

49 = You can create a shortcut to open a document or program that you use frequently directly from the desktop. A shortcut does not change the file's location; it just lets you open the file from a more convenient location.


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