Get To Know Your PC

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Preventing Programs from Stealing Focus

Here's a tip on how to prevent other applications in from and popping up in front of other applications.

- Open and navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Control Panel \ Desktop

- Change the value of the 'ForegroundLockTimeout' key to 00030d40.

Friday, September 01, 2006

Automatically Logon to Windows XP

Are you tired of having to click your user name and type a password to login to ? Here are a couple of ways you can login automatically.

- Open the , click 'Run', and type "".

- Uncheck the checkbox labaled "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer."


You can use , which comes as part of Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP.