Saturday, November 13, 2010

Fast User Switching

Windows XP Fast User Switching allows multiple simultaneous logons.  For PCs typically used by just one person at a time, disabling fast user switching will free up about 1 MB of system resources.
  • Start button
  • Control Panel
  • User Accounts
  • Change the way users log on or off
  • Use Fast User Switching
  • Apply Changes

Show File Name Extensions

In Windows XP, show file name extensions in Explorer:
  • Start Button
  • Control Panel
  • Folder Options
  • Click the View tab
  • Uncheck Hide extensions for known file types