Hacking Windows XP

Hacking Windows XP

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Get ready for some down-and-dirty hackin'! Over 200 serious hacks readers can use to force Windows XP to do it their way, written in the ExtremeTech no-holds-barred style Sinchak doesn't waste time tweaking Movie Maker or Instant Messenger-these hacks are heavy-duty, detailed instructions for squeezing every drop of power from Windows XP and maximizing speed, appearance, and security Not for the faint of heart! This book is written for users who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves, risk voiding their warranties, take total control of the task bar, uninstall programs that are supposedly permanent, and beef up boot speed Mines gems like unlocking hidden settings, customizing boot screens, supercharging online and program launch speed, maximizing the file system and RAM, and dumping hated features for good Written by the creator of TweakXP.com, a site considered Mecca for Windows hackers and trusted by more than ten million Windows XP users worldwide Includes a hacker's dream CD-ROM with a set of ready-to-install hacks, theme creation tools, custom boot screens, qundoq files that help the reader tinker with Windows XP's registry, and a whole lot moreThe file that stores this information is called the URL cache and is named index . dat. This file resides ... To remove information that Windows records, you just have to delete the file. However, deleting this file is not as easy as deleting normal files. The URL ... Click Open when you have the file selected. 7. Once you see the path of the file in the text box, click the Delete! button, as shown in Figure 14-1. 8.

Title:Hacking Windows XP
Author:Steve Sinchak
Publisher:Wiley - 2004-08-06


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