Notes - Windows XP will run this automatically every three days or so, during system idle periods. BootVis will evoke this when you run the "Optimize System" function. There is no need to manually run this unless you wish to immediately optimize a newly installed application's .load timeInstructions - Go to "Start", "Run" and Type defrag c: -b to defragment the Boot and Application Prefetch information.
Secret - Hidden Text Editor nstructions - Go to Start, Run, type edit
Notes - Windows XP comes with another text editor besides Notepad - it's called the MS-DOS Editor, and it's commonly referred to simply as Edit. It has features similar to Notepad, as well as additional features such as the ability to work with multiple text files and change the background and text colors.
Secret - Create a Log File
Instructions - Launch Notepad, Type .LOG on the first line, and then press Enter to move to the next line. On the File menu, click Save As, type a descriptive name for your file in the File name box, and then click OK. When you next open the file, note that the date and time have been appended to the end of the log, immediately preceding the place where new text can be added. You can use this functionality to automatically add the current date and time to each log entry.
Secret - Image Trails
Instructions - Open an image and hold down Shift then drag the image around to create an image trail.Secret - 10x Zoom nstructions - Open an image and select the magnifying glass icon. Left-Click exactly on the line below the 8x.
Secret - Hidden Font Editor
Instructions - Go to Start, Run, type eudcedit
Notes - You can use Private Character Editor to create unique letters and logos for your font library.
Secret - Hidden Windows Chat Program
Instructions - Go to Start, Run, type winchat
Notes - You can use Windows Chat on your computer to communicate with someone on another computer. Both computers must be connected to the same network (for example, a local area network [LAN] or the Internet). Also, each computer must be running a similar protocol, such as TCP/IP.
Secret - Hidden Windows Media Player
Instructions - Go to Start, Run, type mplayer2
Notes - Windows Media Player 6.4 (Classic) is installed along with Windows Media Player 7. The only update is that it now supports the latest codecs.