Windows 95 Registry Tuning

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This is the all-in-one guide to customizing and controlling all aspects of Windows 95 through the Windows 95 registry. As "ease-of-use" has been improved with Windows 95, more advanced users, consultants, and corporate MIS people are finding it very difficult to access and customize areas of Windows 95.
  • Covers step-by-step how to accomplish the most commonly requested yet most difficult customizations tasks and performance tips
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Overview

This is the all-in-one guide to customizing and controlling all aspects of Windows 95 through the Windows 95 registry. As "ease-of-use" has been improved with Windows 95, more advanced users, consultants, and corporate MIS people are finding it very difficult to access and customize areas of Windows 95.
  • Covers step-by-step how to accomplish the most commonly requested yet most difficult customizations tasks and performance tips
  • Provides additional information on tuning and configuring SYS and INI files, and system management tools like REGEDIT, REGWIZ, and POLEDIT
  • CD-ROM includes a large assortment of system management utilities, sample files, and system enhancements

Showing exactly how to tune and configure SYS and INI files for greater performance, here is an all-in-one guide to customizing and controlling all aspects of Windows 95 through the Windows 95 registry. Included is specific, step-by-step coverage of how to accomplish the most common--and most difficult--customization tasks.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789707253
  • Publisher: Que
  • Publication date: 2/25/1996
  • Pages: 430

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 Alternatives to Editing the Registry 13
2 How the Registry is Organized 27
3 Understanding OLE2 and the Registry 37
4 Using the Registry Editor 51
5 Fixing a Busted Registry 61
6 How to Use this Reference 77
7 Hardware Registry Entries 81
8 System Registry Entries 105
9 Software Registry Entries 135
10 User Registry Entries 171
11 Customizing the Way Your Desktop Works 199
12 Customizing the Way Your Desktop Looks 213
13 Tips for Doing Things Faster 225
14 Working with All Those Hidden Directories and Files 237
15 Changing How Windows 95 Starts 249
16 Using the Microsoft PowerToys 259
17 Customizing with Microsoft Office 95 269
18 Optimization Tips for Windows 95 283
19 Hardware Improvements that Make a Difference 293
20 16-Bit Applications in Windows 95 303
21 DOS Programs in Windows 95 323
22 The Truth About CONFIG.SYS, et al. 345
23 The Dreaded MS-DOS Compatibility Mode 357
24 Network Performance in Windows 95 365
App. A Internet Resources for Windows 95 389
App. B Registry Cross-Reference 399
App. C What's on the CD? 403
Index of Common Problems 415
Index 419
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