Friday, August 1, 2008

Some Stuff You Should Know About Windows XP - Part2

To see part 1 Click Here

6 - Non-expired password for all users

If you want to make the password never expire for all the users type this in DOS Prompt
net accounts /maxpwage:unlimited 7-Cancellation folder "Shared Documents"
If you want to remove the Shared Documents Folder that show for all the users with the LAN do the following:

a-Go to Start -> Run -> regedit -> Enter
This would open the Registry editor for you.
b- Go to HKEY _CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion ->Policies -> Explorer
c-Create new Value and choose DWORD type for this value.
d-Name this Value NoSharedDocuments and give it 1 as Value.

7 - Change the Programmes that run in the sartup

Go to Satart -> Run -> msconfig then press enter. This would open the System Configuration Utility for you.

Go to Startup Tab and choose which programmes do you like to start when windows start and which programmes not.

8 - Administrative Tools Programes

For unknown reason there are some programes should be in the Administrative Tools Folder in Control Panel but it just not there.

In order to use it type this in Run:

Computer Management - compmgmt.msc Disk Managment - diskmgmt.msc Device Manager - devmgmt.msc Disk Defrag - dfrg.msc Event Viewer - eventvwr.msc Shared Folders - fsmgmt.msc Group Policies - gpedit.msc Local Users and Groups - lusrmgr.msc Performance Monitor - perfmon.msc Resultant Set of Policies - rsop.msc Local Security Settings - secpol.msc Services - services.msc Component Services - comexp.msc

9 - How to add NetBEUI Protocle

Some poeple belive that NetBEUI Protocl don't work with Windows XP. The fact is this protocl don't come dirctly with Windows Xp in order to use it do the following:

a-Go to VALUEADD -> MSFT -> NET -> NETBEUI in the Windows XP Installation CD
b-Copy NBF.SYS file to WINDOWS -> SYSTEM32 -> DRIVERS
c-Copy NETNBF.INF file to WINDOWS -> INF
d-From the LAN properties you can now use NetBEUI Protocol like any other one.

To see part 1 Click Here

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