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Changing Thumbnail Size And Quality

Some windows users like to use the thumbnail view, especially for browsing through photos and images. It can become a bit of a drain on your system. It is possible to lower the thumbnail size and quality by editing the following registry keys.

First, u need to goto Start, then run.

1. Type in regedit in the box.

2. Then, navigate to :

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\ Microsoft \ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Explorer

Create a new DWORD value called ThumbnailSize, and set the value between 32 and 256.

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Easy way to Install themes on XP

How to: Install themes on XP

Although this is an easy process, many people don’t know how to do it and I hope this guide will provide an easy method to install custom themes in XP. Here are some examples of what you can change your custom interface into:

Theme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Xp Custom Theme Example 2

Xp Theme Example 2

Xp Theme Example 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You will need:

* Any version of XP installed – most custom versions are already patched
* One small file
* Less than 5 minutes

Step 1

Download uxthemedll (218kb) : Download Here
For Xp Sp1 Users : http://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-Enhancements/Themes/UXTHEMEDLL-Pack-DLL-for-SP1-included.shtml
For Sp2 Users : http://www.softpedia.com/get/Desktop-Enhancements/Themes/UXTheme-Patch-For-Windows-XP-SP2-Final.shtml

Step 2

Navigate to C:\ WINDOWS\ System32

Step 3

Once there, there will be a file called: uxtheme.dll

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Disable Recent Documents List

Windows XP monitors the files you open or use. And Xp stores this information in the
background just in case you need it. If you want to disable Recent Documents List Follow this simple steps:

1. Click the Start button then Click Run. Type regedit in the blank, and then click OK.
2. Then go to

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

3. The create a new DWORD Value and name it NoRecentDocsHistory

Here is a screenshot :


4. Then duble click and open NoRecentDocsHistory type 1 under the Value. Click ok and You are done.

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