Windows XP

Tools for your scripts

001 – Cpau.exe – change security context

002 – Shortcut.exe – create shortcuts inside scripts

003 – Clip.exe – copy items to clipboard

004 – Hide/Show Desktop Icons

005 – Cap.exe – capture what’s on the screen

006 – Whoami.exe generate basic pc info as wallpaper

007 – Sleep.exe – add wait or control timing

008 – pw.exe – change security context

009 – Res.exe – change screen resolution

010 – psexec.exe – remotely launch programs

011 – Dpinst.exe – install drivers

012 – choice.exe – select choices in batch files

013 – NirCMD – do many useful tasks   [site link]   [doc]   [pdf]

014 – checksum.exe – perform checksums

015 – Wosb.exe – wake up a computer from standby


Scripts – Links – Documents

001 – Add XP TweakUI Icon to the Control Panel

002 – Add ControlUserPasswords2 To Ctrl Pnl – Remove

003 – Increase Folder View Size Limit to 8000

004 – Add Folder to Start Menu – Replace MP or MM

005 – Restore Missing Toolbars EXE or VBS

006 – Disable CD AutoRun for Home or Pro

007 – Repairs the Icon View

008 – Set Numlock State On or Off at Startup

009 – Restore Safely Remove Hardware Icon

010 – Enable/Disable Administrator on Welcome Screen

011 – Restore System Default Sounds

012 – Fix the Ding.Wav File

013 – Increase Balloon Tip Display Time

014 – Change Registered Owner and Organization

015 – Release/Renew Bat File

016 – Remove Internet Explorer Branding

017 – Disable the Windows Logo Keys

018 – Restore OE to the E-mail List in Internet Options

019 – Enable CD AutoPlay for Pro

020 – Disable Media Player Update Message

021 – Enable/Disable Balloon Tips or Disable All

022 – Disable Media Players Play List

023 – EXE (lnk and regfile) Fix for Windows XP

024 – Link File Fix for Windows XP

025 – Disable “No Computers Near Me”

026 – Restore IE AutoComplete Password Prompt

027 – Uninstall/Reinstall NetMeeting

028 – Remove/Disable CD Burning Capability

029 – Remove Common Tasks from the Desktop

030 – Disable Search Assistant – Undo

031 – Active Desktop – Enable or Disable

032 – Add Recent Documents to the Classic Menu

033 – Restore AutoPlay Icon

034 – Restore Thumbnail Views in XP

035 – Add Google as Primary Search – Undo

036 – Search Opens When Double Clicking A Folder

037 – Add Outlook Express as Default Client

038 – Correct the Sort Order in Windows XP

039 – Restore IE Desktop Shortcut Icon Functions

040 – Disable the File Menu in Windows Explorer

041 – Disable System Beeps

042 – Add Empty Recycle Bin to the Right Click

043 – Hide Users on Welcome Screen – Unhide

044 – Disable the Security Tab – Hardware Tab

045 – Run Startup Programs from the CMD Prompt

046 – Allow or Disable CD Burn Options

047 – Remove File/Edit/View…. Restore

048 – Clear Search History under Search

049 – Prompt for Password on Resume – Undo

050 – Open With Notepad for Files with No Extension

Add Command Line to the Right Click

Disable Internet Search for File Extensions

Secure Desktop – Undo

Remove Set Program Access & Defaults – Undo

Control Panel Icons are Missing

Windows Update Restriction Error (Network)

Run Command – Reinstalling Internet Explorer

Disable Getting Started Welcome Screen – Logon

Windows XP Doesn’t Save User Settings

Change Associations from the Run Command

Windows XP Startup – Boot Performance

Disable Changes Made to the Start Menu – Undo

KeepRas Connection (FUS) Exe or Reg

Remove the Search Button

Remove Toolbars from Taskbar Right Click

Remove Users Folder From the Start Menu

Restore Fast User Switching

Super Fast Switcher PowerToy (Winkey + Q)

Creates copy of REGEDIT, MSCONFIG and Tsk Mgr

Drive Rescue – Undelete and Data Recovery Tool

Recover and Restore Deleted Files

User Profile Hive Cleanup Service

Clear Form Fields in AutoComplete

AutoComplete Mode Enabled or Disabled

Set Auto Disconnect Back to Default

Remove OEM Link From Start Menu

AutoRuns – All Programs Running Boot/Login

Delete an Undeletable File in Windows XP

Enhance CMD Quick Edit Options

XP Info – Verifies Activation Components

Disable the Indexing Service (cisvc.exe)

Clear Recent File Lists

Hide the Common Dialog Places Bar

Remove CD Burning Features – Undo

Hide the Display List of Recent Files

Hide the Common Dialog Back Button

Add Switch User to the Start Button & RC

Remove Access to all Windows Update Features

Add Copy To/Move To (Right Click) – Undo

Restore the Welcome Screen – Gina.Dll Error

Content Advisor On (Place in Startup Folder)

Content Advisor Off (Place in Startup Folder)

Regedit – Save to Favorites

Regedit – Clear Last State

8. Disable Windows Installer Rollback

Disk Cleanup/Undo

Old Style Search Engine On or Off

Add Toolbar to Outlook Express (OETool)

Clear History of Typed URL’s

Prevent My Documents and Recent Documents

ScreenSaver Disable/Enable or Tab Missing

Enable the Task Manager – Disable Task Manager

 Shutdown.Exe – Andrej Budja

Add a Website Link to the Start Menu

Remove Past Items From Notification Area

Hide or Show Inactive Icons – Notification Area

Restore Admin Tools (.msc)

Save Settings on Exit – Don’t Save Settings

Restore Recent DocumentsMy Documents

Increase Internet Explorer Downloads to 10 – Undo

Remove Files Stored on this Computer Undo

Enable or Disable Right Click Context Menu

Restore winhlp32.exe for XP or XPSP1

Restore the Run Command

Recovery Console Fix for XP SP1

Restore User Default Pictures

Disable Messenger in Outlook Express

Remove “For Testing Purposes Only” – Desktop

Email Page – IE (right click) w/ Clickable Link

Correct IE Window Placement (Reg or VBS)

Change Provided By in IE

Restore/Add Show Desktop to Quick Launch Bar

Disable the Desktop Cleanup Wizard – Undo

Separate Process for the Desktop and Explorer

Home Page Lock – Home Page Unlock

Start Page Guard for Internet Explorer

Reset OE for Send To , Mail To , Send Mail

Replace/Repair the Recycle Bin in Windows XP

Disable Low Disk Space Message

Search Google Address BarQ#’sMS-KBTN

Error 1606 … Access Network Location

Prevent Programs from Stealing Focus – Undo

Run Scheduled Tasks w/o PW Home – Undo

Enable Show Status Bar

Set Volume Per Program/Application

Page Cannot be Found and/or DNS/Server Error

Reuse Same Window Internet ExplorerUndo

Startup/Shutdown/Logon/Logoff Status Messages

Search is Missing from the Start Menu – To remove

Clear Recent Documents or Undo

Speed up Moving or Copying Zip Files


Enable/Disable Desktop Icons

SendTo Any Folder and SendTo Clipboard

Enable or Disable Personalized Menus – Start

Enable or Disable Personalized Menus – Favorites

AVI Search Remove – Restore

Network Places Missing from the Start Menu

Search Shows Yellow Triangle with !

MS Windows File Extension Identifier

Power Off or Reboot After Shutdown

Auto End Tasks – Enable a Proper Shutdown – Undo

Disable “Log on using dial-up connection”

Uninstall NetMeeting

Common Tasks View – Disable or Enable

Enable or Disable Winkeys

Speedup Browsing (Explorer and IE) Undo

Speedup Network Logon/Boot

Disable or Restore Picture and Fax Viewer

Enable the Welcome Screen

Increase Slide Show Timeout

Disable Pop-Up Error Messages Upon Boot

Disable or Enable Check Disk Upon Boot

Change Program File Directory

Change File Time Created/Modified/Accessed

Properties Missing From My Computer

Restore Disk Cleanup (cleanmgr)

Windows Installer Logging or Cleanup Utility

Set Detail View for all Folders Open/Save As

Restore Compressed Zipped Folders Association

Taskbar Grouping by # or Least , Most Used

Shortcut to Search

Dial-up Modem or PPPoE is Unavailable

Check E-Mail from Anywhere

Set Default Web Browser in Windows

Hide Inactive Icons and More

Easy Log Off, Shutdown or Lock

Find File Information (Name, Version and Path)

Expand ReadMe.Txt Zip Files w/o Opening

Read Reg, VBS Edits w/o Opening (also File info)

Disable or Enable AutoDial

Customize Folder Shell Extensions

Show Full URL Path links in IE Status Bar

Change Online Support Link under IE/Help

Logon Using a Dial-Up Connection Prompt

Remove Links folder from IE/Favorites – Undo

Windows Installer Fix – Winnt for Windows

Enable Notepad Status Bar with Word Wrap

Disable Messenger Service (Pop-up Spam)

Change the Warning Message in Messenger

Disable Control/Alt/Delete

Add SpellChecker & Button to Internet Explorer

Decrease the Size of Taskbar Buttons – Undo

Increase the Size of Taskbar Buttons – Undo

Enable/Disable LogOff – Classic or New

Create Start Up List or Start Up Log

Restore the Task Bar to Default Settings

Security Hotfix Checker Tool

Disable Unread Mail on Welcome Screen – Undo

Check and Open Desktop Paths or MP or MM

Prevent IE History Being Removed – Undo

Disable Show My Pictures Toolbar in IE

Hide System Desktop Icons

Hide IE Icon from the Desktop Toolbar

Enable Mouse Snap To Option/Function – Undo

Save As – Disable: Back, MRU and Places Bar

Remote Task Manager

Active Registry Monitor

Disable Remote Dial-Up Connections

Disable “Save As” File History

Lock Default Browser

Restore Hide Underlined Letters – Keyboard Nav

Change the Sort Order back to Pre-XP

Restore the Device Manager

FavesToGo – Save Favorites Quickly

FavOrg – Restore and Save Favorite Icons

Change Computer Name

Empty Temporary Internet Files on Exit

Add Message above User Name & Password

Add Dialog Box/Message to Logon and Shutdown

Restore Run As – Which user account issue

Change the Name of the Start Button

Add “Log Folder Contents” to SendTo Menu

Show File Information

Enable the Task Manager – Disable – Repair

BootVis – Performance Trace Visualization Tool

Redirect Help/Support to a link of choice – Undo

Enable Reinstallation of Internet Explorer or OE

Rename/Remove the Recycle Bin

Read/Find your Product ID Number

Prevent Spyware from Being Installed

Show All Hidden Devices in the Device Manager

Restore Taskbar and Start Menu

Add Trillian to the Tools Menu and Toolbar in IE

Change Notification Error Wave File

Add Folders to the “Save As” Dialog – Undo

Change the Hard Drive Icon

Change the Folder Icon &/or Opened Folder Icon

Mouse/Left Hand Users Undo – Welcome Screen

List My Computer or My Documents or Desktop First

Increase Icon Cache

Change Icon Wrap to One Line on the Desktop

Show All Bitmap Views

IE/Windows Update – Change Text or Remove

Add Notepad as a Right Click Item

Disable Changes to File Associations – Undo

Add Explore CD-Rom to Start Button (R/C)

Add a Folder to the Start Button – Right Click

List Page File Location, Min and Max

System Up Time

Show Boot Configuration(s)

View Log Events by Code or List or Clear

Disable Windows File Protection

Show Super Hidden File Extensions – Undo

Task Bar Lock – Task Bar Unlock

Restore Desktop and Screensaver Tabs

Restore Folder Options Under Tools

Control the F Lock Key Functionality State Status

Add a Folder to My Computer and Desktop

Add Clipboard to the Control Panel

Disable the Shutdown Command/Enable

Change My Computer Name to User NameUndo

Change and/or Add an HTML Editor

Disable Searched Word Being Highlighted in Blue

Restore Most Frequently Used – Undo

Replace AM & PM (Clock) with word of Choice

Hide All Notification Area Icons – Undo

Hide the Clock in the Notification Area – Undo

Clear Read-Only Attributes

Restore Accessibility Options to Default Settings

Search for All File Types

Show IP Address on the Desktop, plus more.

Remove “Open With” from Context Menu

Disable Stand-by: Per User or Per System

New Folder Hotkey – SM, Desktop, Specify

Google Search from IE’s Right-Click Menu

Restore Zip Folders to Default in XP

Add to or Modify the “New” Menu Listings

Rename Files and Folders En Masse

Show Slide Show of Attached Pictures in OE

Help, CHM, HH Checker/Fixer

Add a Custom Splash Screen for User Logon’s

Disable the Script Debugger in IE

Allow Wallpaper/Background Changes – Disable

Enable or Disable the Splash Screen for OE

Enable or Disable the Splash Screen for IE

Clear Wallpaper Most Frequently Used List
Add (OE) Send E-Mail to the Right Click

Control Panel – Classic or Category View
Clear NetMeeting Call History

Retrieve the Class Name for a File Extension
Add or Remove Programs Restriction – Undo

Add Internet E-mail Message to New Menu
Restore My Briefcase to the Desktop – Syncapp.Exe

Set All Search Options to Active – Undo
Clear Disable Items from Msconfig Startup

Clear Cache on Reboot
Add Taskbar Grouping Options to the Start Menu

Add Open New Window to the Right Click
Clear Last User on Boot Screen in XP – Undo

Rename “Search” on the Start Menu – Undo
Set “Search” Advanced Options as Default

Rename “Run” on the Start Menu – Undo
Rename “Help and Support” on Start MenuUndo

Restore Missing “New” and Text Doc
Change Size of Desktop Wallpaper to Suit – Undo

Disable Shut Down Per User
Remove “All Programs” from Start Menu – Undo

Enable/Disable Show Hidden Files/Folders
Repair Loss of Internet Access/Certain Web Sites

Disable SSPD and UPNP Services – Undo
Clear the Run Command MRU List

Prevent Auto Folder and Icon Refresh – Enable
Prevent Delay Opening My Computer/Explorer

Change the Recycle Bin Icon – Undo
Remove Throbber from IE & Explorer – Undo

Minimize Any Program to System Tray
Add “Show Related Links” to Internet Explorer

Enable Monitor Power-off on Logon Screen
Disable or Enable Pin to Start Menu – Right Click

Hide Start Menu Subfolders – Undo
Restore: On Resume, Display Welcome Screen

Restore HTML, HTM, URL Thumb View
Restore XML Thumbnail View

Restore Terminal Services
Disable/Enable Caps Lock or the Insert Key

Restore Taskbar to Default Functionality
Disable or Enable Always Ask Before Opening…

Disable/Enable Start Menu Subfolders
Disable/Enable Run Keys Per User or Per System

Restore/Place Search on the Start Menu
Add Icon Cache Size to Folder Options/View

Force Classic Start Menu – Undo
Remove Send Feedback Menu Option

Clipboard Reader
Read Host Files in Notepad

Shutdown Shortcut
Enable or Disable Pinned Items on the Start Menu

Add Windows Explorer to the Right Click
Expand “System” in the Start Menu/Control Panel

Enable or Disable Active Window Tracking
Office XP Error 1706 – ProPlus.Msi Fix – O2K

Msinfo32 Batch File – To Gain Access
Add System Information to the Right Click

Repair the Registry Editor
Stops the Selective Startup Screen

Remove Added IE Toolbar Entries
Restore Media Files

Restore Empty/Full Icons – Recycle Bin
Restore Right Click .inf/Install

Add XP Google Group Search to IE Toolbar
Add MS Knowledge Base to the IE Toolbar

Restore the Web Tab – Display Properties
Restrict Changes from Being Made in OE – Undo

Restore the Go Button
Disable Open in a New Window

Window Metrics – Shell Icon – Repair
Windows Update Greyed Out – Restore

Add a Folder Under the Run Command
Add Attributes/InfoTips to Files and Folders

Account SID Association (run w/ cscript)
Network Login Profile (run with cscript)

User Account Information (run w/ cscript)
Listing Local User Account Information (SID)

View Source – Restore Notepad as Default
View Source – Add or Change Editor (Also for 6)

Disable Thumbnail Cache
Restore Jdbgmgr.Exe (3805) For Build 3810

Remove Desktop Version from Desktop
Remove Icon Shortcut Symbols – Restore

Restore Run As to the Right Click – Undo
Show File and Folder Names Using Correct Case

Restore Themes Functionality
Restore Luna Theme – Restore Classic Theme

Add or Remove – Administrator Error
Add Save & Restore Desktop Layout to Menu

Correct DirectX 9 “Logo Error”
Correct Windows Media Player 9 “Logo Error”

Hide Selected/Specific File Extension Paths
Customize Auto Hide Taskbar Settings

Change CD/RW, DVD Name in Explorer
Restore Paint

Change .bmp Default to Paint
Restore the Toolbars From Being Greyed Out

Remove Hotfixes from Add or Remove
Disable Messenger from Outlook

Disable Highlight New Programs – Undo
Language Bar Remove – Restore

Restore Wallpaper Views
Restore Desktop Icons and Taskbar

Sort All by Alphabet – Start Menu and Fav’s – Undo
Top 20 XP Most Frequently Asked Q & A

Display Simple Folder View – Undo
Remove Shared Documents – Undo

Add Open Target Folder to Context Menu
Enable or Disable Ctrl/Alt/Delete

Enable Folder and Icon Refresh
Hide Recycle Bin on Desktop – Not from Explorer

Disable Save This Program to Disk Option
Change Thumbnail View to 96 or 32

Restore marscore.dll
Disable IE HTML Source Editor Check – Undo

Disable Notepad being listed under FUP
Set Magnify Options Back to Default

Restore Display Icon in Control Panel
Restore Right Click Properties

Force Auto Refresh – Undo
Restore Power Schemes/Configurations

Backup DUN Settings
Disable the Auto Logon Shift Override Feature

Hotbar – Explorer/New Freezes
Remove Hand Icon for Shared Resources – Undo

Hide User Name in Start Menu – Undo
Restore Properties – My Computer & Documents

Disable Update Device Driver Wizard Undo
Remove Add or Remove Restrictions – Undo

Remove “Shortcut to…” Prefix on Shortcuts
Open Each Folder in New or Same Window

Allow Folder Names in Uppercase
Change the Number of Recent Documents to 25

Restore Startup and Shutdown Sounds
Disable Sticky Keys or Delete Sticky Keys

Disable – Use the Web Service to find …
Disable .Net Passport Balloon Pop-up – Restore

Disable or Enable Registry Editing Tools
Display Mouse Pointer Trails – Undo

Windows/Buttons Greyed Out -Appearance
Windows XP Style Changes to Windows Classic

Advanced Tab Missing in IE – Restore
Set Folder Default Open Same Window – Explore

Set Toolbar Backgrounds back to Default
Remove My Computer from Desktop/Start Menu

Set Stretch – Set Center – Set Both
Highlight Text Blue – Set own Customized Color

Disable Save As MRU
Restore Taskbar Grouping – Remove

Re-Run Missed Tasks Notification – Undo
Remove the Display Icon from the Control Panel

Restore Open With on the Right Click
Remove Overture Search Branding in IE

Set SnapTo and Mouse Trails as Default
Restore System Information (Msinfo32)

Restore Address Bar Search – Google
Restore Save As Web Page Complete

Align Drop Down Menu’s to the Right
Enable or Disable Storage of .Net Passwords

Show Control Panel on the Start Menu
Restore Disk Management Snap-In Extension

Restore Folder Options/Internet Options – Disable
Change the Logon Screen Saver Automatically

Remove the Taskbar
Manually Uninstall Application from Registry

Set IE Text Font to Smaller or Larger
Restore/Enable Screensaver Tab Settings/Display

Use Small Icons for Start Menu Programs
Restore CMD.EXE

Set IE Search to Default
Open TIF Images within Internet Explorer

Restore Group Policy Snap-in
Wait is Greyed Out under Screen Saver Tab

Show Favorites Expanded
Set Internet Explorer to Full Screen – Undo

Lift Screen Saver Restrictions – Admin
Change Screen Saver Automatically

Enable Single Click to Open an Item
Enable Drag and Drop

Automatically Resize Image in IE Window
AutoPlay Repair Tool

Restore Help and Support Service
Set Splash Screen to None – Remove OEM

Appearance/Effects – Restore Smooth Edges
Enable or Disable Clear Type under Effects

Change Hard Drive Icon in Explorer
Alt-Tab Replacement PowerToy

Disable Update Checks for Internet Explorer
Remove Keylogger Reg Files

Disable Local Stylesheets in Internet Explorer
Close Command Greyed Out in IE and WE

Programs Aren’t Minimized in the Taskbar
Restore My Music Folder on the Start Menu

Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools
Restore Choose Program – Open With

Set the “Save Attachments” Default in OE
Disable Background Notice Balloon in Messenger

Allow Changes Being Made to Taskbar
Taskbar Toolbar Menu is Greyed Out – Restore

Disable File Deleted Confirmation – Undo
Remove Restriction on Recycle Bin Size Limit

Remove the “>” from OE Forwarded E-Mail
Set the Address Bar to IE/XP Default

Restore Show Desktop Icons Context Menu
TweakUI with XP SP1 – TweakUI without SP1

Set IE to Check for Default Browser
Enable the Favorites Wizard Restriction

Enable or Disable Scroll Programs
Clear Page File on Exit – Undo

Set Default XP Font Back to Tahoma
Restore My Network Places to the Desktop

List Loaded and Installed Device Drivers
Restore Hotmail, Outlook and OE under Programs

Outlook Express – Reply At End
Specify Exe Files to be Lauched by Winlogon

Download OE Quote Fix
Restore Remote Access Connection Manager

Lan Settings- Proxy Server – Disable
PSP Thumbnail Handler – Paint Shop Pro

Remove JRE – Sun TreatAs Entry
Disable or Enable Downloads per User in IE

Restore Group Policy Snap-In
My Documents Folder Opens Upon Boot (for C:\)

Restore the Control Panel – Disable : Current , LocalBoth
Effects Options are Greyed Out – Appearance

Remote Procedure Call Worm A-E – Edit
Win XP Security Patch: Buffer Overrun In RPC

Remove the W32.Randex.E Worm
Do you have a 32 or 64 bit in XP? Exe or VBS

Online Virus Scanner: Trend – Symantec
Kaspersky Labs Anti-Virus Software

Open New IE Window is Blank – Fix
System32 Folder Opens Upon Boot

List of Startup Programs Running at Login
Restrict Desktop Theme Controls

Remove W32. Sobig.F Worm
Prevent Manipulations of the Taskbar

Disable Default Save As to My Pictures
Restore Winlogon\Userinit

Restore Missing Tabs to Task Manager
Access Denied – CD Rom, Floppy, Removable

Default XP Calculator Enlarged
Restore Search to the Context Menu

Prevent Prompting for Hotfix KB828026
Lock Internet Explorer Toolbar Options in Place

Restore “Turn Off and Log Off” – Start Menu
Restart the Shell Automatically

Restore All Tabs under Internet Options
Restore RasMan Service to Automatic

Disable or Enable Resize Graphic – Send To
Hide Start Up Scripts

Connect To – Restore Options
Restrict Changes Made to Connections – Undo

Stuck in Classic View? Undo Now
Notepad with Spell Check and More

Remove Network Places – Undo
Prevent Prompting for Hotfix Q811493

Outlook Mail Counter on Welcome Screen
Restore Offline Files Tab – Folder Options

Repair the Office XP Shortcut Bar/Buttons
Add Open New Browser Window to IE Toolbar

Lift Restrictions – TM, Regedit and CMD
Search for Network Folders and Printers – Undo

Enable/Disable My Computer Icon
Enable/Disable Taskbar Grouping

Enable or Disable Thumbnail View
Restore Show Net Connections – Connect To

Restore/Enable System Restore – Undo
Disable Start Menu Pin To List – Enable

Clear File Name MRU
Change/Customize Branding in Outlook Express

Restore Defrag.exe
W32.Swen.A@mm Removal Tool

Disable the Floppy Drive – Enable
OETune Sets Individual Sounds To Mail Folders

Enable the Appearance Tab – Display
Disable All Internet Explorer Toolbars – Undo

Restore Content Advisor to Default Settings
Add the Outlook 2003 Icon to the Desktop

Restore or Remove Manage – Context Menu
Reveal Hidden Dll Files/Icons – Undo

Restore/Replace the Manage CLSID Default
Restore All Display Tabs – Remove All Display Tabs & Icon

Restore the “New” Context Menu to Default
Search asks for Office CD

Restore Download to Directory Setting
Restore Search – Indexing Service

Restore Cryptographic Service – CryptSvc
Add Run in Separate Memory – 16 bit

Start Menu – Enable
Restore System Restore Service

Hide Inactive Icons – Greyed Out
Open My Computer – Double Pane or Single Pane

Restore Defrag Snap-In
Restore My Computer Manage

Update Rollup 1 for XP
View All Running Processes

Remove Media Player from Toolbars – Undo
QHosts Removal Tool

Prevent Check Disk Upon Boot – Undo
Hide or Show Notification Area Icons

Lift Active Desktop Restrictions
Suppress Online Media Content via the Media Bar

Lift MMC/GPEDIT Snap-In Restrictions
Cannot Create Toolbar (QL) – .REG or .VBS

Disable the Taskbar Context Menus
Remove Taskbar/ Start Menu from Control Panel

Taskbar Repair Tool Plus!
Hide System Clock – Undo

List Administrative Tools in Control Panel
Microsoft Glossary and Acronyms

Restore the Machine Debug Manager
Enable or Disable the Outlook Express Toolbar

Lock XP with Fast User Switching Enabled
Restore .ico File Associations

Disable CMD
Require Alphanumeric Windows Password

Hide Share Passwords with Asterisks
Disable the Windows XP Tour

Cardfile Replacement of MS cardfile.exe
Show Window Contents While Dragging – Undo

Set .vbs Files to Open as Default
Set Txtfile to Default to Notepad

Decryption of XP Files
Clear Recent Media Player List – Undo

Disable Monitor Power-off on Logon Screen
Save Attachments OE – Greyed Out

Clear Run Commands Selectively
Restore Wordpad.Exe

Restore Accessories – Start Menu/All Prog
Outlook – Minimize To System Tray

Restore Services to Default
Messenger Service Add

Doug’s Windows XP Security Console
NCS Account View/Account Management

Save User Name and Password Greyed Out
Restrict Author Mode in MMC

CWShredder version 2.1
IE Crashes – Browse in New Process

File Associations are Greyed Out
Remove Properties from My Computer

Maximize Help and Support – Undo
OE – Read in Plain Text Only

Show Network Icon When Connected
Sound Icon – Enable

Aida32 Final Release
Scan for Hardware Changes

Disable View of C Drive – Undo
Remove Copy To/Move To

End/Refresh Process on Explorer.Exe
Show only IE URLS – Undo

Restore Volume/Net Icon to Notification Area
Clock: Day/Month/Date/Year/Time

Tool Tips Hidden Behind Taskbar
W32.Sasser Removal Tool

Remove Toolbar Restriction
A File Named ~ Appears on the Desktop

Add/Remove Progs. Appears to Stop Responding
16-bit COM Applications Stop Responding

NET SEND May Not Work Correctly
You cannot Start a Program with an .exe Extension

Snap-in Creation Failed (gpedit.msc)
Restore CMD File Association

Restore Notepad.exe
Run Command Creator

How to Use the SPCheck Tool in Windows XP
Restore Play All

Solving msdart.dll Problems
Delete/Copy by Owner Utility for Windows XP

Task Manager – High or Normal
Windows Memory Diagnostic

Restore Single Click Underline Icons
Test for USB2

Remove Browser Objects – Place in Startup Folder
DBXtract Extracts all Mail/News Messages

Look2Me Uninstaller
DotNetInstaller.exe is Missing

Plus! for Win XP
Recovering XP using the Recovery Console

How to Set up a Custom 404 Error Page
XP Service Controller

Breakdown list of Unknown Devices
Two Windows Update Tabs – System Properties

Pinball – Restore
Hide Applications from Add or Remove

Temporarily Disable XP Service Pack 2 Install
Restore Change or Remove Programs

Restore USB Service
Restore the Security Center Service

XP Web\Wallpaper Defaults
Remove Print Directory

Data Recovery – Restorer2000
Disable Standby

Show All Drive Letters After the Label
Show All Drive Letters Before the Label

Show Network Letter Before – Drive Letter After
Never Show Drive Letters

Hide Connections Tab – Per User – Per System
Restore the Missing “File” Menu

Help and Support Default in XP
Restore Calc.Exe

Dialog Boxes are Blank – Winnt – Windows
Remove Help and Support Search History

For Everything Else
Err Message: DOS/16-bit Windows-based program

Cleaning up after installing SP2
Back Button Not Working Properly/Host File Issue

Send To Desktop (Create Shortcut) Fix
Windows Installer Issues

349. Restore Winsock – Fix
Right Click – Error

SHCreateThreadRef Could Not Be Located (SHLWAPI.dll)
ToolTips do not Display Complete Network Share

Test Your SP2 Pop-up Blocker
SHERLOCK – The Codec Detective!

Connect to the Internet After Installing a Modem
Del ASPNET from Welcome Screen for Auto Logon

Bandwidth Monitor – with Notification Area Icon
Fix Save As Type from .JPEG to .JPG

354. Date 2 File or Directory or VB Script/Batch
Auto End Tasks per User or Per System

Change RDP-Tcp Port Number
Restore Search to the Context Menu

Del Network Places from Windows Exp – Undo
Problems Opening PDF Files in Internet Explorer

Disable the Desktop Top Wizard
Set the Default Browser for your User Profile

Preview all file types via Display Properties – Without tags
Junction Link Magic – Creating Target Folders

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware
Restore Offline Cache Index.dat

Current User Search Assistant Key – Written for C and Winnt
Fix No Ping Command

List of Processes under the Task Manager
Shell Extensions Manager

Def Service Status – Double Click for Service Info
Scancode Mapper

Enable Flash for IE – Disable Flash for IE
Search Text – .SQL

Enable Autorun
Disable Menu Bars and the Start Button

Del WMP Start Menu Shortcuts for new Users – Undo
Update for DRM-enabled Media Players

StatBar – System Status Bar
Disable Installer – Enable Installer

OE – Reset Compact Check Count to 0 – Undo
Optimize Hard Drive When Idle – Undo

Folder Options/View Empty – Restore Now
IE – New Process – Per User or Per System

Prevent MS Tools – KB890830 from reinstalling
Prevent KB890859 from being Reinstalled

Sun Java On – MS Java On
RunAs – Encrypted

Restore Sound – Windows Audio Service
Taskbar : Control/Select Order

Quick Restore Point
Adding sites to the Allow list

Shutdown Event Tracker – Add to Event Viewer
Add Run Programs to Recent Documents

Security Center Alert Settings – Enable or Disable
Restore the .reg file

Event Log Explorer
MSEvents.MSEvents – remove

Slow Network – File/Shared/Remote
Reset Default Settings of HTML Help Control

Dell My Way Search Assistant Uninstaller
Cryptographic Service Fix – Torgeir Bakken

Restore Accounts under Tools for OE
No Update Check in IE – Undo

OpenExpert- Open With Submenu
Address, Lan, MP, Links: Remove – Restore

Restore Directory and Folder Shell
Norton Removal Tool

Event Viewer RedirectApply – Undo

Recover Product Keys of Win and MS Office


Disable User Tracking – Enable

HP’s Share-to-Web Software – Fix

Show Updates – Don’t Show

Killbox.Exe – Awesome Tool

Ctfmon.Exe: Remove – Restore

Disable Send To from the Context Menu – Undo

All Users.Windows – Replace Default

Firewall On – Firewall Off

Disable Paging Executive

Removable Devices- AutoPlay: Off or On

USB Drive Letter Manager

Shortcut to RunMin AllUndoMin All

Disable Automatic Delivery of of IE 7

Restore Msagent Folder

VBS Restore

Disable Writing to Pen Drives – Enable

Disable Error Mode

2007 DST Fix – English Systems

Enable/Disable – Network Connection

Removes ALL the Spyware (malwarebytes)

Spyware Cleaners that WORK!

File Research Center

Remove/Restore Network Icon – System Tray

Remove or Restore “New” Context Menu

Add Control Panel – Start Button (Right Click)

Add Recycle Bin to Folder Options

Add “Crash Windows” to Folder Options

Hotfix Request Web Submission Form

Remove Accessibility Options from CP

Pin Folder to Start Menu – Shift/Right Click/Pin

Using Win98 Plus! on XP

Always wait for network Enable – Disable

Restore CD/DVD in Explorer

USB Port Fix

Enable or Disable WMP Screen Saver

PV Desktop Manager Toolbar – Remove

Restore Active Desktop – IE7 Remove

Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool Kit

Restore All Users – All Programs

FileOpenPatcher – ElmueSoft

Prevent Autorun.inf Virus

Screen Saver Enable or Disable

Show Newly Installed Programs

Restore Blue Tooth – Control Panel

Local Users and Groups – Hide / Undo

Task Manager Minimize on Use – Undo

Enable/Disable Prefetcher

Uninstall the XCP Software – RootKit

IIE7 – Fix Run Once

SP3 Removes IE Desktop Shortcut – Fix

Windows XP Product Key Modifier

Remove Locked Regfiles –  RegDelNull

CFTMON.EXE Remover (all versions)

Fix IE7 Drag and Drop

Release/Renew/Flush/Register DNS

Fix Slow Hotkeys

AutoRun Eater – Can’t find Recycler….

Stop the Reboot nag screen after Windows Updates

Hide All Notification Icons – Near Clock

Disable Messenger from MS Client – Undo

Tips on Cleaning Up Spyware, etc….

View Taskbar Groups Vertically –
WinKey + D to undo


Prevent Prompting for Hotfix KB828026

Click here to scan for Windows Registry Errors