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If you notice difficulties when refreshing the desktop maybe your icon cache size is to small. Set You can set this registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer/Max Cached Icons as REG_SZ to 8000. It’s setting the icon cache in RAM.


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One can enable or disable the windows scripting host with the two entries in the registry under:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script Host\Settings\


HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows Script Host\Settings\

where one has to change the DWORD value of enable to 0 or 1.

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.reg registry tweaks

Some registry tweaks for m$ windows:

They say: It’s not a bug, it’s a feature!


Windows XP does not find the text you are searching for in some text files although you definitely know it’s there ? Try this:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00    


Thumbnail size and quality

Windows automatically creates thumbnails of image files in all folders you open inside Explorer – for a size of 156 pixel and a quality of 85% enter:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00  


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