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Nov302006

16 Hidden Windows XP Goodies

1. Installer music
Start > Run > “C:\Windows\system32\oobe\images\title.wma” > Ok
2. Hibernate
Start > Turn Off Computer… > press Shift key to change the “Stand By” button to “Hibernate”
3. Hidden Devices
Control Panel > System > Hardware > Device Manager > select “View” and Show hidden devices
4. Character Map
Start > Run > “charmap.exe” > Ok
5. Clipboard Viewer
Start > Run > “clipbrd.exe” > Ok
6. Dr Watson
Start > Run > “drwtsn32.exe” > Ok
7. IExpress Wizard
Start > Run > “iexpress.exe” > Ok
8. Old Windows Media Player 5.1
Start > Run > “mplay32.exe” > Ok
9. ODBC Data Source Administrator
Start > Run > “odbcad32.exe” > Ok
10. Object Packager
Start > Run > “packager.exe” > Ok
11. System Monitor
Start > Run > “perfmon.exe” > Ok
12. Network shared folder wizard
Start > Run > “shrpubw.exe” > Ok
13. File siganture verification tool
Start > Run > “sigverif.exe” > Ok
14. System Configuration Editor
Start > Run > “sysedit.exe” > Ok
15. Driver Verifier Manager
Start > Run > “verifier.exe” > Ok
16. Windows for Workgroups Chat
Start > Run > “winchat.exe” > Ok

Follow up : 17 ways to save your time when using Windows

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16 Hidden Windows XP Goodies

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