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PC Tips and Tricks
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I request all of you to post the "PC Tips and Tricks" known to you in this thread. So it will be helpful to other members.

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Disable Dr. Watson:

Watson is a debugging tool in windows, which sometimes becomes quite irritating when ever it pops up suddenly.

Here is a method to disable it, if it bugs you:

Dr. Watson can be disabled using the registry editor:

Start the registry editor (Start >> Run >> type "regedit.exe" >> Hit enter)
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ AeDebug
Click on AeDebug and click Delete
Alternatively just set HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ AeDebug \ AUTO to 0

To re-enable Dr. Watson type "drwtsn32 -i" in run window.
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Disable Microsoft Error Reporting

Disable Error Reporting for Windows Vista

Open Control Panel
Open the Problem Reports & Solutions applet Under advanced options, disable error reporting

Disable Error Reporting for Windows XP

Right click on My Computer and select Properties
Click the advanced tab
Click the error reporting button down the bottom
Select Disable error reporting
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Shut Down or Reboot your PC from Desktop icon

Its a simple way to shut down or reboot your pc from desktop icon.

If you're trying to eliminate every extraneous mouse click, you can shut down your computer with an icon on the desktop. Right-click on your desktop, click "New" and then click "Shortcut". In the "Type the location of the item" field, type "shutdown -s -t 00" to give you a way to shut down the computer immediately. (Change the -s to -r to create a reboot shortcut instead.)
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What is it?

AMVO.exe is a trojan/backdoor


Folder Option is not working - you cannot enable the Folder Option or show the hidden files running into you computer.
Hidden file problem.
Always open new windows in all drives.
Error occur of the memory reference.

Here are the steps for removing it manually

Uncheck amvo.exe from msconfig >> startup (type msconfig in run and click on the startup tab) also and restart your system
Click Start > Run and type REGEDIT
Go to (HKEY_CURRENT_USER > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Explorer > Advanced)
On the right side, double click the hidden value and give it a value of 1.
Same for (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Explorer > Advanced > Folder > Hidden > SHOW ALL) Change the value of Checked Value to 1.
Check if your Folder Option if its working now. If it works! OK you are now ready to delete the Amvo.exe virus now.
Go to your Folder Option and enable the show all the hidden files and you remove the following files if they are exist in the exact location or directory:

Lastly go to Run and type cmd then type regedit, press Ctrl + F to find the files amvo.exe and delete it. After that, reboot your PC. OK that’s it.

Guys please your comments if your PC is working now for using this procedure.
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Move your Mouse cursor Without Mouse

You can control your mouse pointer with keyboard keys in all windows versions. When your mouse stops working, you can enable this keyboard feature to complete your important work. This keyboard mouse can performs all tasks same like a normal mouse.

Follow the given steps to activate the keyboard mouse:

To edit this feature, first you should log onto your computer with administrative rights.

To activate this feature, press Alt+Shift+NumLock keys at once and you will receive a small MouseKey box.

To keep MouseKeys on, click on Ok button or click on cancel button to cancel MouseKeys box.

Click on Settings button, if you want to adjust the mouse cursor detail settings.

Here a new dialog box will appear with the title Settings for MouseKeys", now you can manage all mouse settings for example mouse cursor speed, acceleration and some other features.

Now using Numeric keypad, you can move your mouse pointer. The controls are:
  • 1,2,3,4,6,7,8 and 9 keys are used to move the mouse cursor into different directions.
  • Key 5 is used as mouse click button.
  • Insert key used to hold down mouse button.
  • + Sign used to double click on any object.
  • Delete button used to release the mouse.
  • Click on NumLock button to disable this keyboard mouse feature.

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Never Re-Activate Windows XP after Installation

If you have to reinstall Windows XP you normally will have to reactivate too. Well not anymore. Just copy wpa.dbl after you activated the first time. It is located in the WINDOWS\system32 folder. Now if you reinstall Windows XP just copy the file back and you're up and running again.

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Remove all Hyperlinks from Word file at once

To remove all hyperlinks from Word document that comes with copied text from website. There is a simple way to remove all hyperlinks from word file.

Remove all hyperlinks form word file at once:

Select all text by pressing Ctrl+A and then press Ctrl+Shift+F9 all hyperlinks will be removed at once. The links color and formating will not change you need to do it using Clear Formating command.

Another simple way to remove hyperlinks, paste the copied text into Notepad first, recopy and then paste into word file.

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Convert PDF File into Text in Linux

A PDF file can be converted into text by the Tool belonging to the XPDF package pdftotext:

pdftotext irgendein.pdf

This instruction produces a text file with the name irgendein.txt with contents of any PDF. They can work on this file now completely normally. The parameter - layout ensures for the fact that the appearance of the PDF file is transferred as far as possible to the text file:

pdftotext -layout irgendein.pdf

If you want to transfer only certain sides from a PDF file to the text excerpt, goes with the parameter - f (for first PAGE) and - l (for last PAGE):

pdftotext -f 3 -l 7 irgendein.pdf

in this example only the pages from 3 to 7 after irgendein.txt would be taken over.
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Shut Down your PC within 5 Secs
just come to task manager click on shutdown
then press and hold ctrl key and click on turn off pc will be off in 3-4 seconds in proper way
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