Customizing Your Desktop

Change the default desktop options to get more work done.

Working with Program Shortcuts

Learn what does (and does not) happen when you delete a shortcut.

How to Move the My Documents Folder

Can I move the My Documents folder to a different drive?

Turning off Balloon Tips in Windows XP

How can I turn off the Windows XP message pop-ups?

Restoring a Lost File Association in Windows

My Web program won’t open my HTML files anymore

How Do You Organize Your Files?

How can I organize my files more effectively?

Disappearing Software

A few tips to help you find a software program you think you have “lost”

Double-Clicking Opens Search Instead of the Folder

The reasons for and fix for this odd problem in Windows Explorer

Schedule Tasks to Run Automatically

With Scheduled Tasks in Windows XP, you can run a script, program, or even open a document automatically.

Label a Lot of File Folders Using Word’s Mail Merge

When you have a big filing situation, turn to Avery labels and Microsoft Word.