Windows 98 and above.
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"Start->Run" then type 'Msconfig'. This handy little utility is a one stop
shop for things which affect Windows startup and configuration. The 'Startup'
tab allows you to keep a track of which programs startup when the computer is
turned on. Handy for turning off all those silly resource wasting tray icons
like RealPlayer, ICQ, Winamp, and others.
Axcel-216's tipsAxcel 216's site Beware, this is a Brain dump.
site contains absolute scads of information concerning Windows
95/98/ME/200/NT. Not that I understand 1/2 of it, but it has some very
Dump Windows, Go Linux!!Linux HQ M1cr05oft is gr8 for hAxors d00d
At the Linux HQ site, check out the Guides section,
the Getting Started guide will start explaining it all to you. Personally
I use Debian Linux, not so flashy and leading edge, but you can guarantee
that all your software is both free in $$, and free as in you can see /
use / change the actual source code of the application. Never again will
you need to buy a new update of software 'X'.
For a first timer, I'd
suggest Mandrake, as a good solid no-nonsense
introduction. Or even SuSe.