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Summary List of some Product Features | Solving Problems in Windows Millennium Edition | Customizing Windows | Troubleshooting Product Features | Contents of Disks, Folders and Files | How to Accomplish a Task | Description of Product Features | Third Party Program Issues


Summary List of Some Product Features

List of Articles About the Disk Defragmentor Tool

List of Articles About the ScanDisk Tool

List of Games That Are Included with Windows

List of Network Cards with Media Sense Disabled by Default

List of Supported WIA Scanners and Cameras


Customizing Windows

Customizing Windows for Personal Use (1 of 3)

Customizing Windows for Personal Use (2 of 3)

Customizing Windows for Personal Use (3 of 3)


Contents of Disks, Folders and Files

Contents and Function of the Home Networking Wizard Setup Disk

Contents of the Hdblock.txt File on the Windows Me CD-ROM

Contents of the Windows Millennium Startup Disk

Contents of the Windows Msdos.sys File

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 1 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 10 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 2 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 3 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 4 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 5 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 6 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 7 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 8 of 10)

Windows Millennium Edition Folder Listing (Part 9 of 10)


Description of Product Features

Definition of the Microsoft Windows Registry

Definition of the RunOnce Keys in the Registry

Definition of the Typical Role of This Machine Setting

Definitions of Common Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) Terms

Description and Explanation of a Cabinet File

Description of Automatic Private IP Addressing in Windows Me

Description of Automatic Updates in Windows Millennium Edition

Description of Compressed Folders and Files With .Zip File Exten

Description of Control Panel (.cpl) Files

Description of Default Cluster Sizes for FAT32 File System

Description of Device Drivers

Description of Green Question Mark in Device Manager

Description of HKEY Registry Keys in Windows 98-95

Description of HKEY_CURRENT_USER Registry Subkeys

Description of How ICS Appears in Network Properties

Description of Internet Connection Sharing

Description of PCHealth in Windows Millennium Edition (Me)

Description of PCI Bus IRQ Steering

Description of Protected Folders

Description of Protected Operating System Files in Windows Me

Description of ScanDisk for Windows (Scandskw.exe) in Windows 98

Description of Software Modems

Description of Still Image Monitor (Stimon.exe)

Description of Subkeys Contained in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEEnum

Description of Supported Windows Dual-Boot Configurations

Description of TCP-IP Entries in MSTCPServiceProvider Subkey

Description of TCP-IP Registry Entries in the NetTrans Subkey

Description of the Automatic Skip Driver Agent (Asd.exe) Tool

Description of the Basic Editing Features in Windows Movie Maker

Description of the Collection File Backup Feature in Windows Movie Maker

Description of the Different Advanced Power Management States

Description of the Disk Cleanup Tool

Description of the Disk Defragmenter Tool in Windows 98-Me

Description of the Dr. Watson (Drwatson.exe) Tool

Description of the FAT32 File System

Description of the HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG Registry Key in Windows

Description of the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Registry Branch Subkeys

Description of the Home Networking Wizard in Windows Me

Description of the Image Preview Feature in Windows Millennium

Description of the Internet Protocol Packet Size Setting

Description of the Loadqm.exe File

Description of the Maintenance Wizard (Tuneup.exe) Tool

Description of the Microsoft Hardware Diagnostic Tool

Description of the Modem Responses Key in the Registry

Description of the Registry Files in Windows Millennium Edition

Description of the RunOnceEx Registry Key

Description of the Safe Mode Troubleshooter

Description of the Scanners and Cameras Installation Wizard

Description of the Sfpdb.sfp Database File

Description of the Sfplog.txt File

Description of the Show Desktop Feature in Windows

Description of the Sounds and Multimedia Tool in Control Panel

Description of the System File Protection Feature

Description of the System Restore Utility in Windows Me

Description of the the Wmsetup.log File

Description of the Update.txt File on the Windows Me CD-ROM

Description of the Users Tool in Control Panel

Description of the Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me Setup Switches

Description of the Windows Millennium Edition Desktop

Description of the Windows Movie Maker Utility

Description of the Windows Registry Checker Tool (Scanreg.exe)

Description of Typical Control Subkeys of the HKLM Registry Key

Description of Typical Services Registry Keys Under HKLM

Description of Ultra DMA

Description of Universal Plug and Play Features in Windows

Description of Windows 98-Me Asynchronous Transfer Mode Support

Description of Windows Image Acquisition

Description of Windows Me System Information (Msinfo32.exe) Tool

Description of Windows Movie Maker's Send to Web Server Feature

Description of Zip (.zip) Files


Solving Problems in Windows Millennium Edition

Solving Problems in Windows Millennium Edition (Part 1 of 2)

Solving Problems in Windows Millennium Edition (Part 2 of 2)


Troubleshooting Product Features

Troubleshooting Modems in Windows Millennium

Troubleshooting Printing Problems in Windows 95-98-Millennium Ed

Troubleshooting Settings for File System Properties Described

Troubleshooting Video Problems in Windows

Troubleshooting Windows Internet Browsing (Part 1 of 4)

Troubleshooting Windows Internet Browsing (Part 2 of 4)

Troubleshooting Windows Internet Browsing (Part 3 of 4)

Troubleshooting Windows Internet Browsing (Part 4 of 4)

How to Troubleshoot Automatic Updates in Windows Millennium

How to Troubleshoot Basic TCP-IP Problems

How To Troubleshoot Cable Modems

How to Troubleshoot Control Panel Issues in Windows

How To Troubleshoot Device Conflicts with Device Manager

How To Troubleshoot Device Driver Issues by Using the Driver Information Database

How to Troubleshoot Hardware Device Drivers

How to Troubleshoot Installation Issues During Setup in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Troubleshoot Multiple Display Support in Windows 98-Me

How to Troubleshoot NetCrawl for File Shares in Windows Me

How to Troubleshoot NetCrawl for Printers in Windows Millennium

How to Troubleshoot Network Printing Problems

How to Troubleshoot Program Faults with Dr. Watson

How to Troubleshoot SCSI Setup & Basic SCSI in Windows

How to Troubleshoot Spool32 Error Messages

How To Troubleshoot System Restore in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Troubleshoot Using the Msconfig Utility in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Troubleshoot Wave Sound File Problems in Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Millennium Edition (Me)

How to Troubleshoot Windows Internal Stack Overflow Error Messages

How to Troubleshoot Windows Me Shutdown Problems

How to Troubleshoot Windows Millennium Edition Startup Problems


How To Accomplish a Task

How DVD Regions Are Selected for Use by Windows 98-Me DVD Player

How to Access Add-Remove Programs in Windows Millennium Edition

How To Access Network Resources Without Mapping a Drive or Port

How to Add a New Font to Your Windows Me-Based Computer

How to Add Additional IP Addresses to a Single Network Adapter

How to Add Items to the Send To List

How to Add the Print Directory Feature to Windows Explorer

How to Adjust the Volume Level Between Embedded Audio and Sounds Added to a Project in Movie Maker

How to Alter Logo Information on the System Tool's General Tab

How to Arrange or Move Icons on the Desktop

How to Back Up the Registry in Windows 98

How to Cache Your Windows NT Domain Password in Windows Me-98-95

How to Cause Windows 98 to Release DHCP Lease Information at Shutdown

How to Change Column Settings in Windows Explorer

How to Change Fonts and Colors of Desktop Items

How to Change Hover Text for a Program Shortcut

How to Change Name and Company After Windows Installation

How to Change Passwords in Windows Me-98-95

How to Change the Default Folder When You Run Windows Explorer

How to Change the Default Location for Stored Music in Media Player 7

How to Change the Default Location of the My Documents Folder

How to Change the Drive Letter of a CD-ROM Drive

How to Change the IP Range for the ICS DHCP Service

How to Change the Size of the Volume Control Mixer Window

How to Check for a Faulty Math Coprocessor

How to Choose Your Own Extension Saving a WordPad Document

How to Clear the Windows Explorer MRU Lists

How to Close a Folder and All Its Parent Folders

How to Configure a Permanent IP Address for Network Devices

How to Configure and Customize the Windows Media Player 7 Radio Tuner Feature

How to Configure Direct Cable Connection for Optimal Performance

How to Configure HyperTerminal to Answer Incoming Calls

How to Configure Proxy Settings in Media Player

How to Configure SBS Clients with Static IP Addresses

How to Configure Windows 98 or Windows Me to Install New Drivers

How to Connect to the Internet Using the Internet Connection Wizard in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Convert a Drive to the FAT32 File System in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Copy Files and Programs from a CD-ROM to a Hard Disk

How to Copy Your Existing Favorites to a Different Computer

How to Create a File Association in Windows 98 & Windows Me

How to Create a Home Networking Wizard Setup Disk

How to Create a Ppplog.txt File

How to Create a Shortcut on the Desktop

How to Create a Startup Disk in Windows Me

How to Create a Text File List of the Contents of a Folder

How To Create a Windows Me Startup Disk Manually

How to Create an Msdos.sys File Larger Than 1024 Bytes

How to Create and Use the Modemlog.txt File

How to Customize Registry Checker Tool Settings

How to Customize Secure Logon, Redial, and Idle Settings in Dial-Up Networking Connections

How to Customize the Start or Programs Menu

How to Decrease Logon Time to Internet Providers

How to Delete the Recent List of Network Connections

How to Determine if a File Is Protected by System File Protection

How to Determine the Programs Disk Defragmenter Optimizes

How to Determine the Regional Settings and Supported Languages

How to Determine the Source of a File

How to Determine the Version of Windows 95-98-Me in Use

How to Determine Whether You Have Accepted Trust for Fraudulent

How to Determine whether Your Computer Is Infected with Magistr Virus

How to Determine Which Folder Windows Is Installed In

How to Determine Which Version of Internet Explorer Is Installed

How To Determine Your Hard Disks Cluster Size

How to Disable and Delete User Profiles

How to Disable Internet Connection Sharing

How to Disable Media Sense for TCP-IP in Windows Me

How to Disable Net Crawl Functionality

How to Disable PCI Bus IRQ Steering in Windows

How to Disable the Call Waiting Feature in Windows

How to Disable Transition Effects in Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, and Windows Me

How to Display Domain Logon Confirmation in Windows

How to Eliminate a Computer Virus

How to Enable and Disable System Restore

How to Enable Dial-Up Networking Server Capabilities

How to Enable Direct Memory Access (DMA)

How to Enable Dual Boot After You Install Windows Me on a Windows 2000-based Computer

How to Enable Dual Boot Windows Me on Windows 2000

How to Enable Image Preview to Display Pictures in a Folder

How to Enable or Disable the Dial-Up Networking Connection Icon on the System Tray

How To Enable or Disable the Standby Mode

How to Enable Support for Multiple Languages in Windows

How to Enable the Cardfile Program in Windows 98

How to Enable the Scheduled Tasks Icon in Windows Me

How to Enable the Universal Plug and Play Feature in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Enable Universal Serial Bus Support

How to Enable Windows Installer Logging

How to Exit Windows 98-Me Automatically Using a Batch File

How to Extract and Replace a Protected File in Windows Me

How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files

How to Find and Download Microsoft Updates for Windows Millennium Edition

How to Format Floppy Disk in Windows Explorer or My Computer

How to Import a File into Windows Movie Maker

How to Increase the Memory Capability of Your Computer

How to Install and Remove Codecs and MCI Devices in Windows

How to Install and Remove Programs in Windows

How to Install and Run Clipboard Viewer

How to Install and Use FTP Folders

How to Install and Use the Internet Printing Protocol Client

How to Install and Use the PC Speaker Driver with Windows

How to Install Microsoft Web TV for Windows

How to Install MSN Internet Access for LAN Connection without a Modem

How to Install New Hardware in Windows

How to Install or Change a Video Driver

How to Install TCP-IP in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Install the Microsoft Virtual Machine Silently Without Rebooting

How to Install Virtual Private Networking in Windows Me-98

How to Install Windows Millennium Edition in a New Folder

How to Interpret the Ppplog.txt File

How to Make Your 802.11b Wireless Home Network More Secure

How to Manually Create Hardware Profiles for Laptop Computers

How to Manually Place Your Computer Into Standby Mode or Hibernation Mode

How to Manually Remove Programs from the Add-Remove Programs List

How to Manually Restore the Windows 98-Me Registry

How to Map a Port in ICS Using an .inf File

How to Move the Taskbar from Its Default Position

How to Move Windows Me Installation (.cab) Files to Another Drive

How to Obtain BIOS Information by Using the System Information Tool

How to Obtain BIOS Information from the Registry

How to Open a Downloaded File

How to Open a File Without Its Associated Program Starting Automatically

How to Perform a Clean Boot in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Play a MIDI or MP3 File at Windows Startup

HOW TO Prepare and Scan a FAT32 Partition for Virus Detection and Removal in Windows

How to Prevent a Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows Me Logon Prompt at Startup

How to Prevent Drive Letters from Changing After You Add a Hard Disk or a CD-ROM

How to Prevent Programs from Starting Automatically from the StartUp Folder

How to Prevent Shortcut to Prefix from Being Added to New Shortcuts

How to Print a Folder Listing in Windows

How to Query the Microsoft Knowledge Base Using Keywords

How to Remove and Reinstall Outlook Express in Windows 98 and Windows Me

How to Remove Arrow on Shortcut Icons

How to Remove Entries from the Windows Media Player Library

How to Remove Programs from the Open With List

How to Remove Windows 95-98 Registry Entries Automatically

How to Restore Windows Me, Windows 98, and Windows 95 Desktop Settings

How to Restore, Convert, Troubleshoot Folders in Windows 95-98-Me

How to Run Control Panel Tools by Typing a Command

How to Save and Use the Accessibility Wizard Settings File

How to Save System Files During Setup

How to Save the Uninstall Files Before the Reinstallation of Windows

How to Select a Preferred Device for Playback and Recording

How to Set Up and Use SerialKeys in Windows

How to Specify Amount of RAM Available to Windows Using MaxPhysPage

How to Start a Program From a Command Prompt in Windows

How to Start Device Manager in Windows 98 and Windows Me

How to Start the System Restore Tool From a Command Prompt

How to Tell If Drive Overlay Program Is Installed in Windows

How to Uninstall or Turn Off the Yahoo! Companion Browser

How to Uninstall Windows Millennium Edition

How to Update a Windows Driver Model Modem Driver in Windows Millennium Edition

How to Use a Bitmap Image as a 16-Color Icon in Windows

How to Use a Macintosh Computer with Internet Connection Sharing

How to Use Notepad to Create a Log File

How to Use Program Manager for the Windows Shell

How to Use Registry Editor to Identify an Unknown PCI Device

How to Use Sample .jpg Image as Background Without Turning on Active Desktop

How to Use Sound Recorder to Change Compression Settings

How to Use the Fdisk Tool and the Format Tool to Partition or Repartition a Hard Disk

How to Use the Irdasir.reg File to Install Infrared Devices

How to Use the MouseKeys Feature in Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me

How to Use the NET VIEW Command to View Shared Resources

How to Use the Online Registration Feature in Windows Me, Windows 98, and Windows 95

How to Use the System Resource Meter Tool in Windows 98 and Windows Millennium Edition

How Windows Generates 8.3 File Names from Long File Names

How Windows Setup Detects CD-ROM Drives

HOW TO Call GetNetworkParams-GetAdaptersInfo From Visual Basic

HOW TO NDIS Debugging Tips for Windows ME

HOW TO Use Network Setup Debug Extensions to NetDI for Windows ME

 

Microsoft Me Resources

Windows Me Home

/ Windows Me
/ Computer Health
/ Computer Health - Quick Tips
/ Technet - Windows Me

Windows Me Support

/ Windows Millennium Edition Support Centre
/ Windows Messenger Support Centre
/ Windows Media Player Support Centre

Resource Kits

/ Windows 98 Resource Kit

Troubleshooting Windows Me

/ Windows 98 and Windows Me Error Message Resource Centre
/ Windows 98 and Windows Me Hardware/Device Driver Troubleshooting Resource Centre

Networking Windows Me

/ Home Networking
/ Networking Components
/ Network Diagnostic Tools

Windows Me Newsgroups

/ Me General
/ Me New-user
/ Me Hardware
/ Me Networking

Other

/ DLL Help Database

Windows Me Resources

Windows Me Support Sites

/ Windows Support Centre
/ Doug's Windows 95/98/Me/XP Tweaks and Tips
/ ActiveWin: Windows Me
/ Pure Performance

Windows Me Forums

/ Annoyances.org
/ winnetmag Forums
/ Computing.Net Windows Me Forum

Windows Me Updates and Security Bulletins

/ Windows Me Updates
/ EveningStar's Summary of Microsoft Security Bulletins

Windows Me Tweaks

/ Windows Me Tweak Guide
/ Windows Me Customization Guide
/ ISDN Tweak Guide
/ Windows Me System Memory Tweak Guide
/ Windows Me Modem Tweak Guide
/ Windows Me System Startup/booting Tweak Guide

Windows Me Tips

/ Windows Me Tips
/ Windows 98 Tips
/ PC Buyers Guide:  Windows Me Tips

Installing Windows Me

/ Windows Installation Guide

Networking Windows Me

/ World of Windows Networking

What Loads At Start Up

/ Pacs Portal
/ Whidbey.Net
/ Startup Items List
/ PC Forrest:  Streamlining Startups

Windows Media Player

/ Windows Media Player FAQ

Windows Messenger

/ Windows Messenger Resources
/ Messenger Plus! Extensions
/ Trillian - Simultaneously connect to AIM, ICQ, IRC, MSN and Yahoo! Messenger

Other

/ Windows Registry Guide
/ Tweaking Your Registry
/ Mystery Behind Windows Registry

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