Some Cool And Rare Found Tricks For Window Xp

Posted: August 2, 2012 in Computer
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1.) To change the name of the Recycle Bin desktop icon :-

open Regedit and go to

and change the name “Recycle Bin” to whatever you want.

2.) Create a folder and give it a name of your choice. Now put all ur personal stuff in it. After doing this, right click the folder, go to properties and make the folder read only and hidden.

Now go to the following key in the regsitry:

[Hkey_Current_UserSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurre NtversionPolicies Explorer]

Go to the right hand side and create a new reg_dword and give it a name “nofolderoptions” without the double quotes. Then give it a value “1″. Now close the registry editor and reboot the system.

After implementing this trick, the folder options in the control panel wont get displayed. So other users can’t go to folder options and check on show hidden files and folders.

To again display delete the registry.


1. Right click where ever you want the invisible folder to be and select create a new folder.

2. Right Click on the folder and hit rename. Erase the name of the folder so there is nothing there.

3. If you try to stop here windows will tell you that you need to provide a name. So to get around this… with the name field still active hold down ALT and press 0160 on the number pad (make sure Num Lock is on), release alt

You should now have a blank name with nothing but a folder next to it

4. Now click on the nameless folder and right click. Select Properties.

5. Go to the Customize tab.

6. Find and press the Change Icon button. Scroll through the icons until you find one that has no image.

7. Hit OK and you have an invisible folder!


1. Create a shortcut of the program
2. Name the shortcut anything you want(this will be your run command words).
3. Copy it to the C:windowssystem32 folder
4. Open run window and type in the name.


Open your favorite movie player and play the movie

Hit “PrintScreen”, keep playing the movie in the player, dont stop it.

Open MsPaint.

Select “Edit>Paste” Or Hit “CTRL+V”

You can watch movies in Paint!


When Windows XP crashes or hits a snag, it usually displays an error message
and asks for permission to report the problem to Microsoft via the Internet.To
prevent these messages from bothering you, turn off the error-reporting feature:
1. Right-click the My Computer icon on your desktop.
2. Select Properties.
3. A window opens. Click the Advanced tab.
4. Click the Error Reporting button located in the lower-right corner of
this window.
5. Select the option to Disable Error Reporting. If you still want to be
notified when serious errors occur, then put a checkmark in the But
Notify Me When Critical Errors Occur box. If you want to disable all
types of error reporting so that you never see any error messages, then
remove the checkmark from this box.


Whenever you install new software, its name will automatically become high
lighted in your Start menu’s list of programs.The purpose of doing this is to
help you quickly find your new software in case you need to configure it. If
find this highlighting to be annoying, you can easily turn it off as follows:
1. Click the Start button in the lower-left corner of Windows.
2. Click the Control Panel.
3. If the Control Panel is in category view, click the Appearance and
Themes category, and then click the Taskbar and Start Menu icon.
4. A window opens. Click the Start Menu tab.
5. Click the Customize button.
6. Another window opens. Click the Advanced tab.
7. Under the Start Menu Settings heading, remove the checkmark from
the Highlight Newly Installed Programs box.
8. Click the OK button.
9. You are returned to the previous window. Click the Apply button.
10. Click the OK button.


Even if you followed the steps to hide the Recent Documents list,Windows XP
continues to monitor the files you open or use and stores this information in the background just in case you need it.If you want to prevent Windows from keeping track of your recent documents,you must edit the Windows Registry,as follows:
1. Click the Start button in the lower-left corner of Windows.
2. Click Run.
3. A window opens.Type regedit in the blank, and then click the OK
button or press the Enter key.
4. The Windows Registry Editor opens. In the left window pane, double-
click the HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry key.
5. A new column of registry keys appears. Double-click Software.
6. Another list of registry keys appears. Scroll down and double-click
7. A long column of registry keys appears. Scroll down and double-click
8. Double-click the CurrentVersion registry key.
9. A new column of registry keys appears. Scroll down and double-click
10. Click the Explorer registry key
11. Click the Edit drop-down menu located in the upper-left corner of the
Windows Registry Editor.
12. Select New.
13. Select DWORD Value.
14. In the right window pane, a new registry value appears. Rename it
15. Double-click new NoRecentDocsHistory value to open it.
16. Type the number 1 under the Value Data heading.
17. Click the OK button.
18. Exit the Registry Editor by clicking the X button in the upper-right
19. If you want to undo this fix and restore the list of recent documents,
do the following:
a. Open the Windows Registry Editor and return to the
NoRecentDocsHistory registry value you created.
b. Double-click this registry value to open it.
c. Under the Value Data heading labeled, delete the number 1.
Type the number 0 in its place.


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