Thought for the day

வெள்ளி, 25 டிசம்பர், 2009

Show or hide the "My recent documents" from XP Start menu

Removing the Recent Documents link from XP Start Menu

To remove the My Recent Documents folder from XP Start Menu, try this:

• Right-click Start, and then click Properties

• Click Customize

• Click the Advanced tab

• Under Recent documents, uncheck List my most recently opened documents

• Click OK, and then OK.

Equivalent registry value

• Open Registry Editor and navigate to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ Advanced

• Backup the key to a file. See Backing up.. article

• Set the value of Start_ShowRecentDocs accordingly.

Value of 0 - List my most recently opened documents is disabled

Value of 2 - List my most recently opened documents is enabled

Automate the above with REG file

Download this REG file sets Start_ShowRecentDocs registry value to 0

Undo REG file which sets Start_ShowRecentDocs registry value to 2 (default)

Different setting for the Windows Classic Start Menu

For the Classic Start Menu, set NoRecentDocsMenu to 1 in this key:

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

செவ்வாய், 22 டிசம்பர், 2009

Google map

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Now Google Maps India Tells Directions The Way Guy Next to You Would: With Landmarks
It's very easy to get lost in case of forgetting landmarks. You miss one turn, you are bound to reach some other place and not to your desired destination. Now Google will try its level best to stop its user from getting lost in their way. Reasons are several, like poorly labeled street name, unclear visibility of street boards in night and difficult names of streets to remember. India is a place where all these can happen to mislead you to an unknown place. Then, the only option left to you is to move according to the direction provided to you by people on the street. It's difficult to locate the right path without street names. Just see the screenshot below of Google Maps directions.

USB Mouse - To monitor your typing speed

Typing can some times get very boring especially if you are working on a long document in your office. Now with this USB Mouse you can have some fun while typing. What you do is simply connect the Mouse to the USB port and start typing your document. The faster you type, the faster he pedals! The LCD display will show how fast you are typing it. Now you can find out who really is the fastest typer in your office! Amazing right ?

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