Jun 11, 2009

Minimize And Maximize Windows Using Keyboard

                    Minimize And Maximize Windows Using Keyboard

Some time "show desktop" button may be deleted, disabled or not functioning so in this case you may be facing problem how to minimize and maximize all your active windows programs.

You can do all using your mouse, but if you want to do this with keyboard then simply press Windows key+M to minimize all active programs and later maximize it using Windows key+Shift+M.

If you want to minimize the all active windows programs one by one then use the shortcut by pressing Alt+Space+N keys and sequentially maximize the active windows programs using shortcut Alt+Space+X keys.

Disable or Enable Auto run CD

            How to disable or enable auto run CD

Some times you may be irritating when suddenly a CD window pop up or a video begins to run as the CD is inserted. You can enable or disable auto run CD depending on your nature of work by making a simple change in registry. In user interface mode there is no option to disable or enable this feature and you must edit the registry of windows and be careful to work registry.


Click Start button then type regedit in Run option then press Enter for next.
Here locate the location to:
Here you can disable or enable automatically running your CD.
Change the value of Autorun to 0 for disable and change the value to 1 for enable.
After finishing editing you must restart your computer to see the effect of changes.

How to backup registry files

                                      How To backup registry files

First of all you need to backup all your registry file before modifying them because if you made a wrong editing it will help you restore original files. Secondly you must have basic knowledge about editing and modifying registry. You can backup the whole Registry and only Registry sub-keys.

                                     Procedure for editing registry

Click Start Button then click run, type regedit in Run dialog box and click OK button. Here you can backup the whole Registry or you can locate the required sub-keys that contain the information that you want to edit.

Go to File menu option then click on Export option for backup and save it with on any your system drive with . Reg extension and you can restore this backup going File menu using import option.