Tips for Windows XP

Some tipps for windows xp: NOTE: please create a backup of your registry or even better the whole system! *If you want to disable the video-previews in the left sidebar of your windows-explorer, just go to your registry via „start“ – „run“ – type „regedit“. Then search for the {BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1}. If you find the key in keys called shellex, you can delete them (or rename them). There should be no preview of the touched filetypes anymore. *If you want to disable the zip-filesearch in windows: goto start – run and execute the following commands: regsvr32 %windir%\system32\zipfldr.dll /u if you would like to turn it on again ever, just execute: regsvr32 %windir%\system32\zipfldr.dll you should get a […]

Moving windows without the titlebar

If a window gets out of the visible area on your screen(s) it seems to be hard to get it back into your sight. But it is not that hard: just select the missing window, press ALT+Space to get the contextmenu on the missing titlebar. select Moving (or press M) as you might not know where the window is at all, moving it by the arrow keys might get thing worse. So: press an arrow key once, then move your mouse without clicking. There the window is again! Click, when you want to drop the window at the current position. Done!