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Communication Tips

Enable Telephony Controls in Control Panel
Viewing Available IRQ's
Increase Modem Speed In Windows 95
View Your TCP/IP Configuration
Modem Selection
Trace Internet Routes
Automatic Re-dialing
How to Speed-up your connecting time
Get disconnected frequently? Try this:
DUN 1.3
Dial-Up Networking 1.4 Upgrade

Fine Tuning Windows 95

Change the size of Icons on your Desktop
Change icon spacing on your desktop
Adding Notepad to Send To
Multiple File Registrations
Prevent a CD-ROM from automatically launching
Turn off the Recycle Bin's delete confirmation prompt
Prevent programs from changing your File Associations
Adding a File Type to the NEW Menu
Speed up the Windows Refresh Rate
Quickly clear the (Recent) Documents Menu
Speed up the Start Menu
Turning off Password at startup
Getting rid of Click Here to Begin
Adding cascading menus to the Start button
Turn off Windows Animation
Display start up Menu without pressing F8 on start up
Access the Desktop Quickly
Change Screen Resolution without Rebooting
Change the name of your Recycle Bin
Get rid of Shortcut Arrow
Change the Start-up and Log off screens
Play a Midi File on Startup
Log on automatically at System Startup
One Click Shut Down or Restart
Saving Memory by adjusting your CD-ROM Cache
Clean your Config.sys
Freeing Disk Space
More conventional memory
Using DriveSpace
Cool Hardware Diagnostic Tool with OSR2!
Clear the Run Menu
Deleting Files without moving them to the Recycle Bin
Preview Media Files (in Windows Explorer)
Removing Programs listed in the Control Panel's Add/Remove Programs Section
Remove Run-command from Start Menu
Remove Documents Folder from Start Menu
Remove Find components from the Start Menu
Remove Find Folder from Start Menu
Compressing the Windows 95 Registry
Windows 95 System Updates
Update your (Intel) Hard Disk Controller
Remove the Recycle Bin from the Desktop
Remove All Icons from your Desktop
Windows Sockets 2 for Windows 95
Duplicating Windows 95 Installation to a New Hard Disk
Cleaning up your Hard Disk

Getting Started With Windows 95

Switches that can be used when running Windows 95 SETUP
How do I install Windows 95 on a computer with nothing else on it?
How do I install Windows 95 on a computer with MS-DOS and Windows 3.x on it?
Share swap file between Windows 95 and Windows 3.1x
Have you removed the old swap file?
Freeing Disk Space
Starting in "DOS" mode
Set the System Time, Date and Time Zone
See the current Date
Using the SHIFT Key
Microsoft 'Enhanced' Keyboard and Windows 95
Right-Click with the Keyboard
Explorer Shortcut Keys
Move or Copy files with ease
Setting the default Windows Explorer view
Changing the Sort order in Windows Explorer
Disk Tools
Using the Windows 95 Extract Tool (Extract.exe)
Quick Restart of Windows 95
Contents of the Msdos.sys file
Show all files
Print Screen with Windows 95
Viewing IRQ's, I/O, DMA and Memory usage
Quickly Open Device Manager
Print Configuration Summary
Emergency Recovery Utility
Log File Viewer
Refresh SCSI Devices
Closing Nested Folders
Moving and Re-sizing the Task bar
Line up your Icons
Go to a Folder Quickly
List of Confirmed Bugs in Windows 95
Changing the Location of Win95 Installation Files
Description of the Windows 95 Startup Process
Using Device Manager in Windows 95


Internet Explorer Opens Files Instead of Downloading Them
Office 97 breaks MS Plus
Increasing Performance
Installing a Plug and Play monitor
Interrupt settings (IRQs) - where can I change them?
How to Troubleshoot Windows 95 Shutdown Problems
How to Trouble shoot Windows 95 Startup Problems and Error Messages
How do I Format a Floppy Disk in Explorer?
How to troubleshoot Registry errors
Why can't I start Windows95 when I boot from a floppy?
How do I check file associations?
Cannot Use CabView to View Contents of Cabinet Files
Troubleshooting Video Problems
My Desktop Icons are Constantly Refreshing
Scroll bar arrows, Maximize and Minimize buttons, and other controls in Windows 95 are not displaying correctly
How do I show hidden files?
Windows 95 doesn't recognize my SCSI CD-ROM
Fix a broken Start Menu
Troubleshooting Printing Problems
Problems with older Win 3.x programs
Hewlett-Packard Printer Failures
I can't see another Windows 95-based computer on the network
Windows 95 Setup Error: Warning SU-0014
Correcting Corrupted Fonts
Stop Windows 95 "disk thrashing"
Load Failures Listed in the Bootlog.txt File
Dial-Up Networking won't remember your Password
My Desktop Icons are not Displaying Correctly
My old Windows 3.x Internet 16- bit winsock program no longer works?
Lost your CD Key? Here's How To Find It
Clean the Registry
Troubleshooting MS-DOS Compatibility Mode on Hard Disks
Fonts Folder has no Install New Font option on File menu
MS Paint Update Fixes problems with Office 97
Insert key no longer defaults to type-over in MS Word 97
Scandisk starts automatically after abnormal exit of Win 95 (OSR2)
How do I determine my Windows 95 version?
OSR2 CD-ROM Lost AutoRun capability
Installing Project 4.1 Breaks Office 97 Spelling Checker
Kernel32.dll errors caused by IEXPLORE
How to Troubleshoot Invalid Page Faults in Internet Explorer
Invalid Page Fault in Kernel32.dll Errors
Kernel32.dll Errors
Runtime 216 Errors
General Protection Fault in Module Dibeng.dll
Resolving Print Problems in Internet Explorer/Outlook Express
Subscriptions not working in Internet Explorer 4
When I start my computer I see "Updating ESCD - success", what does this mean?
How do I change the "Registered to.." Information?
Internet Explorer won't "Open in New Window"
Reinstalling Windows 95 when Internet Explorer 4 is installed
No "New" on the right-click context menu
How to Use Netscape Navigator Bookmarks in Internet Explorer
Windows 95 Year 2000 Problems with DATE and DIR Commands
Microsoft Windows 95 Year 2000 Update
Check your computer's BIOS to see if it's Millennium Compliant
Solving the Year 2000 Problem in Microsoft Desktop Application Programs
Internet Explorer 3.02 Year 2000 Update
Internet Explorer 4 error: "An internal error occurred in the Windows Internet extensions"
Unable to Connect to Secure Web Page Using Internet Explorer
How to make Netscape (Communicator) the default browser (replacing IE4 as default)
Kill (Netscape's) AOL Instant Messenger
Windows 95 Shutdown problems
How to transfer Windows 95 CD Player Information
Adding support for Euro Currency Character
Restore Windows Files Option Missing from Setup
How to Check for a Faulty Math Coprocessor
Update your Scripting Engines (IE 4)
Internet Explorer keeps telling me "New version of IE available"
Fix for Outlook Express "Mark All as Read" Issue
Office 97 SR-2
DUN does not start Automatically
Netscape Communicator 4.5 changes search engine in Internet Explorer
How to remove the Shop button from Netscape Communicator 4.7
Internet Explorer 4 Error Message: Overlapped I/O Operation Is in Progress
Modem Attempts to Dial when Windows Starts
Win95 OSR2 patch available for use with AMD-K6-2/350 processor
Start- and Favorites Menu Not Listed in Alphabetical Order
I installed Internet Explorer 5, but where's my Active Desktop?
Device Manager Error Codes
Computer Randomly Plays Classical Music