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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER 34 Tweaking Windows with the Registry Editor

Both Windows Vista and Windows XP offer lots of tools for tweaking and customizing. All these tools are hidden so that novice users can’t get their mitts on them and do untold damage to their PCs. Fortunately for the likes of you and me, most of these tweaking tools are hidden in plain sight, meaning that you can get to them with just a mouse click or three. For example, most Windows objects (such as the desktop and Start menu) have an associated property sheet with various customization options, and you display the property ...

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