MAKE WINDOWS XP BEHAVE

• Make disk images, restore points, and backups of files and registry keys to repair your system if you fuck things up
 
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  • Change drive icon  
 
This vbs script lets you set custom icons for your drives: change_drive_icon.zip
 
 

  • DVD Decrypter  
 
The famous program to make backup copies of your DVDs.
Censored offline in the USA, but mirrored by many in the free countries of the world.
DVD_Decrypter_v3.5.4.0.zip
 
 

  • Explorestart  
 
Restart explorer with a single doubleclick. xp_shortcuts_patches_scripts.zip
 
 

  • Hibernate button on shutdown screen  
 
You need to install M$ hotfix KB893056 to put a Hibernate button in your shutdown screen.
M$ only hands out this patch on request. If you don't want to ask them for it, use this copy: 893056_hibernation.zip
 
 

  • HiddenFilesToggle  
 
Toggle hidden files off and on with the right-click menu on your desktop and within any folder. HiddenFilesToggle.zip
 
 

  • Marine Aquarium Screensaver  
 
Turn your screen into a fish tank.
There are lots of versions out on the web, many of them of low quality or infected with ads and spyware.
Here's a clean version: Marine_Aquarium_2.zip
 
 

  • Matrix Screensaver  
 
The scrolling green code from the movies.
There are lots of versions out on the web, many of them of low quality or infected with ads and spyware.
Here's a clean version: Matrix_Screensaver.zip
 
 

  • Modify Start Button  
 
Reclaim an inch of Task Bar space with this modified start button. Says "go" instead of "start," and the annoying windows logo is gone.
modifystartbutton.zip
 
 

  • Pinball for Vista  
 
The pinball game from XP is missing in Vista. Here's a way to fix it:
pinball.zip
 
 

  • Security tab in XP Home  
 
To use the security tab in XP Home you need to boot into safe mode. But not anymore: this patch unlocks the security tab in XP Home just like in XP Pro.
filesecpatch.zip
 
 

  • SelectAll  
 
Add a "select all" option the right-click menu on your desktop and within any folder. SelectAll.zip
 
 

  • SendToDOS  
 
Launch a command prompt for the current folder from the "Send To" menu. SendToDOS.zip
 
 

  • Vista Cursors  
 
Vista's mouse cursors for XP: vistacursors.zip
 
 

  • XP Patches  
 
Increase the SP2 connection limit.
Fix power schemes and folder associations.
Repair the add/remove programs control panel.
xp_shortcuts_patches_scripts.zip
 
 

  • XP Scripts  
 
Clear lists like URLs typed into Internet Explorer, files opened with Windows Media Player, Search history, old systray items, recently opened documents, event viewer.
Flush the DNS cache and restart the DNS client.
Empty the dll cache, the catroot2 folder, and the prefetch folder.
Restart explorer, toggle hidden files on/off.
xp_shortcuts_patches_scripts.zip
 
 

  • XP Shortcuts  
 
Desktop (if you deleted the original shortcut from your quick launch bar).
Open your HOSTS file in Notepad.
Advanced user accounts control panel.
Device manager.
Your IP and MAC addresses in a command prompt window.
And more.
xp_shortcuts_patches_scripts.zip
 
 

  • XP Tweaks  
 
Rename the recycle bin.
Put a better user accounts manager in your control panel
Remove the throbber in folders and Internet Explorer.
And more.
xp_shortcuts_patches_scripts.zip
 
 

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