Microsoft Windows tips

Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope
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Windows Dictionary definition and related links on Microsoft Windows.
Shortcut Microsoft Windows keyboard shortcuts.
History The history of the Microsoft Windows.
TIP23 Quickly scroll to an item in a list or drop down.
TIP27 Print only sections of a web page.
TIP31 Windows Snap To feature.
TIP33 Windows Vista Problem Reports and Solutions
TIP34 Microsoft Windows XP and Vista boot time
TIP35 Speed up Windows Explorer
TIP36 Create Desktop Shortcuts to Your Favorite Web Pages
TIP37 Create Custom Folder Icons
TIP38 Windows Command Prompt
TIP39 Windows Selective Startup
TIP40 Save Windows XP and Later Searches
TIP41 Display Hibernate Option in Xp's Turn Off Computer box
TIP42 Quickly move files or other objects to the Desktop
TIP43 Quickly get to the Windows Desktop
TIP44 Run a Web Page
TIP45 Quickly find icon or file
TIP46 Windows XP Mouse Snap to
TIP47 Windows 2000 and XP Task Manager
TIP48 Delete files without getting a prompt
TIP49 Windows explorer multiple renames
TIP50 Keep a log with Microsoft Notepad
TIP51 MS-DOS Autocomplete in Microsoft Windows 2000 and Above
TIP52 Prevent Automatic Restart in Windows XP
TIP53 Microsoft Windows search using Google
TIP54 Enable the Windows single-click option
TIP55 Quickly Open System Properties Window
TIP56 Quickly see all file associations
TIP57 Improve the overall appearance of fonts
TIP58 Access and control other computers
TIP59 Alphabetize icons in your Start Menu
TIP60 Selectively Print Sections of a Document
TIP61 Quickly get to the root directory of a drive
TIP62 Easy Undo
TIP63 Take control of your Windows 10 Updates
TIP64 Create an accessible bar
TIP65 Open programs in the background of explorer
TIP66 Quickly change the association of a file
TIP67 Quickly maximize a window
TIP68 Close multiple programs with one click
TIP69 Manage Start Menu icons from the Start Menu
TIP70 Quickly access Windows Help
TIP71 Add shortcuts to the Desktop with a drag and a drop
TIP72 Quickly add shortcuts to the Start Menu
TIP73 Create a send to shortcut
TIP74 Copy, Move, and Delete multiple files
TIP75 Make Files Not Go to the Recycle Bin
TIP91 Windows Taskbar tips
TIP92 Windows 7 repair disc
TIP99 Copy command line output to clipboard.
TIP100 Quickly find Windows programs
TIP101 View two open windows side by side using Smart Window
TIP102 Preview open windows in Taskbar
TIP103 How to set up Web Slice Gallery in Internet Explorer 8
TIP104 Open recent items
TIP105 Minimize all open windows in Windows 7
TIP106 Windows 7 Content View
TIP107 Problem Steps Recorder
TIP108 Troubleshooting Windows 7
TIP109 Windows 7 Calculator
TIP110 Shrink the Windows 7 Taskbar icons
TIP111 Protect your Flash Drive with BitLocker
TIP126 Delete one word at a time.
TIP129 Zoom in and out of a page.
TIP138 Split and arrange open windows.
TIP164 Find and delete bad Windows shortcuts.
TIP172 View more Send to options in Windows.
TIP174 TweakUI for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
TIP177 Keep any window on top of others.
TIP178 Add a Recycle Bin to your Flash Drive.
TIP179 Turn your monitor off using your keyboard.
TIP180 Enabling Windows GodMode.
TIP185 Turn on/off Windows Explorer preview pane.
TIP186 Use the Windows Magnify to zoom in on parts of your screen.
TIP190 Display multiple clocks in Windows.
TIP192 Quickly search in Windows Explorer.
TIP193 Access Windows Desktop icons without minimizing anything.
TIP194 Use check boxes to select multiple files in Windows.
TIP198 Top 10 Windows 7 tips.
TIP200 Top 10 Windows 8 tips.
TIP201 How to make Windows programs open as maximized.
TIP202 Find files by date modified in Windows.
TIP211 Increase and decrease the size of desktop icons.
TIP215 Replace Windows Explorer with Multi Commander.
TIP221 How to access shut down menu using a keyboard shortcut.
TIP225 Take a closer look at your disk usage with WinDirStat.
TIP226 Speed up a Windows 10 computer.
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