Thursday, July 14, 2011

How to: Automatically Sort Start Menu Program Alphabetically

Whenever you install an application, an entry thereof is added in the Start Menu and place the end of the list while the other entries are arranged alphabetically.
To Automatically Sort Windows XP Start menu program list alphabetically:

1. Open the Registry Click on "start", "Run ..." then type "regedit" and click on "OK"

2. Go to the key: KEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder

3. Pull down the key named "MenuOrder"

4. Delete the key named "Start Menu (Classic Start Menu) and /or" Start Menu2 "(XP style Start Menu)

5. Deleting this key will also eliminate its subkeys, but will have no impact.

Note: changes will apply after relogon

Sunday, May 1, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011

How to: Install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Step by Step

The system requirements are as follow:
  • 32-bit systems: Computer with Intel or compatible Pentium III 1 GHz or faster processor (2 GHz or faster is recommended)
  • 64-bit systems: Itanium processor or faster. 1 GHz or higher processor
  • Memory: Minimum of 512 MB of RAM (2.048 GB recommended)
  • Storage: At least 2.0 GB of available hard disk space
  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008 ; Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2; Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server R2; Windows Vista; Windows XP Service Pack 2

1. Locate and double-click Setup.exe to begin the installation. The following message will appear on your screen:

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

How to: Hide a User from the Welcome Screen in Windows XP

To hide a user's account from the welcome screen in Windows XP:

1. Open Registry Editor.
2. In Registry Editor, navigate to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList
3. Create the following entry: Username: REG_DWORD
(Where Username is the username of the user you want to hide from the Welcome Screen).
4. Assign a value of 0.

How to: Remove the Blogger Banner

To hide the Blogger Navbar :

1- Log in to blogger

2- On your Dashboard, select Layout. This will take you to the Template tab. Click Edit HTML.
Under the Edit Template section you will see you blog's HTML.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

How to: Disable Autoplay of Audio CDs and USB Drives

Almost of  'Autorun' Virus are infected your computer when you connected removable storage. So the best way to is to disable autoplay function, until you using a good a antivirus scanning or manually deleted autorun files.
1. To get to the configuration screen for this setting, go to
Start Menu \ Run and type in: gpedit.msc

2. You will see the Group Policy window. You should select
Administrative Templates \ System in the tree view:

How to: Restore Missing Folders to the Group Policy Editor in Windows XP

When you open the Group Policy Editor in Windows XP Professional, some of the categories under Administrative Templates may be missing. For example when you expand Administrative Templates, the System category may be missing. This article provides information on how to restore the missing folders to the Group Policy Editor.