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Using Group Policy Editor – for Windows XP Professional

* Click Start, Run, type gpedit.msc and click OK.

* The Navigate to this location:

Click on:

> User Configuration

> Administrative Templates

> System

> Ctrl+Alt+Delete Options

> Remove Task Manager

* Then double click the Remove Task Manager in the choices, and select the option (ENABLE)

* Click Ok. Now Try Right Clicking in the Windows Taskbar and see if the ‘Task Manager’ is grayed. If it is grayed and not clickable then good job. 🙂

Would you like to change the Registered Owner of your operating system? Here’s the Trick.

1. Start Regedit
2. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
3. From there you can edit the name in the Registered Owner key

Do you have a 512mb or more of memory? You can enhance your system performance by having the core system kept in memory!

1. Start > RUN > Regedit then enter
2. Go to  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\DisablePagingExecutive
3. Set the value to be 1
4. Restart Computer

When a Task Manager Has Been Disabled due to Virus or such, here is a simple Run command to enable it again.

Change the Task Manager Option through the Run Line

1. Click on Start, Run
2. Type the following command exactly and press Enter
REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableTaskMgr /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

Do you want to customize your recycle bin by renaming it? Try here:

Navigate to the following registry branch:
1. Click RUN in start menu, and type in REGEDIT click ok.
2. Find the values in registry;
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E}\
3. On the right window, find the registry key of LocalizedString. And double click.
4. Change the registry default value of “@%SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll,-8964″, and write in your desired name ex. “My Trashcan” (without quote).
5. Refresh your desktop. You will see the ‘recycle bin’ name changes to your desired name.

Works on Platforms: Windows XP, 2000, NT, Me, 98 or 95

Have you encountered enabling your hidden files but doesn’t work?  Reason is, you have been infected by a virus called “RAVMON”. Not only this virus can disable your “Show Hidden Files and Folders” but can disable also your Task Manager, Registry Editor and Command prompt.

So heres a quick solution on how to enable it again:
1. Go to START menu

2. Click RUN

3. Type in the keyword regedit and press ok

4. The Registry window will pop-out now locate this folders:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL

5. Find a key called checkedValue (0)

6. Change the Value of checkedValue to (1) then click OK.