Windows Hacks - Useful Shortcuts Save Time

Useful, quick shortcuts to common actions are not always available in a OS, specially Windows. luckily we can hack are way into the registry or tweak easily the default behavior and its functionality to suite our needs.

Below are three tutorials I put together recently for Windows XP (and Vista) users.

Windows Hack - Add Options to Right Click Menu
Add the option Copy To and Move To on the Windows Explorer Right Click Menu.

This hack can be applied to Windows XP and Vista.

Notes from video:

Copy To {C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Move To {C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}

Windows Hack -Add a Command Prompt Shortcut to the Right Click Menu
This Windows XP tip allows you to access hidden functionality by adding a right click option to select "Command Prompt Here" from the menu in windows explorer on a directory.

Windows Trick - Create a Special Shortcut to Lock Your PC
Create a Shortcut for Locking Your Computer Screen in Windows XP or Vista.

Notes from video:
Shortcut information to enter is:
rundll32.exe user32.dll, LockWorkStation

The icon can be changed to a system icon if you point to the file in c:\windows\system32\shell32.dll when browsing for a new icon to change it to.

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