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Need Elevated Privileges
Ever need to elevate priviledges to an Administrator level? Use Runas.exe
Click Start --> Click Run --> In the Open: dialogue box type "runas /user:domainname\username application.exe" you are trying to launch (without the quotes) Example: runas /user:travisp\admin explorer Sometimes you will need to include quotes around the path if it has spaces in it. You can find more options about runas if you drop to a command line & type runas /?
Open Task Manager with one hand
Press and hold Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys, all at the same time (yes in that order).
Get to the System Properties fast
Hold down the Windows Key on your keyboard (it's between the Ctrl & Alt keys on the lower left handside of the keyboard) and press the pause/break key (it's on the upper right handside of the keyboard).
View more information about your computer
Click Start --> Click Run --> In the Open: dialogue box type "msinfo32" (without the quotes). Click OK You also could use the command "systeminfo" (without the quotes) from the command line.
Need to get to your hidden application data folder fast?
Click Start --> Click Run --> In the Open: dialogue box type "%appdata%" (without the quotes). Click OK
Looking for those Hidden Devices in Device Manager
Right click My Computer --> select Properties --> Click the Advanced Tab --> Click the Enviroment Variables button Below the window pane System variables --> Click New In the Variable name field type (caps sensitive) DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESENT_DEVICES In the Variable value field enter 1
Need to hide a username from the Welcome Screen
Open regedit. Navigate to the registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\ Winlogon\SpecialAccounts\UserList. Next you'll need to Create or Modify the Key Username it is a REG_DWORD. (Username will be the name of the User you are Creating or Modifying). Enter a value of 0 to hide the User from the Welcome Screen. Close Regedit / Reboot
Show or Hide the Automatic Hidden Shares
Open regedit. Navigate to the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\ Parameters. Create a new DWORD value of either 'AutoShareWks' for NT Workstation or 'AutoShareServer' for a Windows Server. Then set the value to equal '0' to disable automatic sharing. Setting the value to 1 enables the share. If the values already exist then modify them to change the value. Restart Windows and the automatic shares should not be created. Note: The shares are normally accessed via \\server\c$ and \\server\d$ depending on the drive letter.
Allow Power Users to install or modify a local printer
To install or modify a local printer, a user must either be a member of the Administrators group or a member of the Power Users group. If the user is a member of the Power Users group, they must be granted the Load and unload device drivers right. To locate this value open the group policy editor Default Domain group policy at Computer Configuration / Windows Settings / Security Settings / Local Policies / User Rights Assignment or Local Security Policy at Security / Local Policies / User Rights Assignment.
Clear the Auto-Complete Email Address Cache in Outlook
Browse to %appdata%\Microsoft\Outlook. Delete the .NK2 file or Append a .old extension to the file name.