Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

Windows XP useful keyboard shortcuts

1.To permanently delete a file without sending to recycle bin press shift+delete

2.When browsing just type in the name of the website and press ctrl+enter
'www.' and '.com' automatically come.

3. win+d - minimizes all windows and returns to clean desktop.

4. alt+enter - display properties of selected object.

5. alt+tab - switch between open programs

6.Bypass the autorun feature of a CD-ROM: Hold SHIFT as you insert the CD.

7. select and press F2 to rename object.

8.Backspace - Move to the parent folder.

9. press F5 to refresh the current open window.

10.to move across various panes in Windows explorer press F6


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dear sir in my 4gb pen drive i am having a folder which is named recycler and its comes again and again after deleting also. so how to remove that permanently


The Recycler folder is a hidden system directory Windows XP automatically creates on all local drives.

For example, when you highlight a file on the pen drive in Windows Explorer and press the DEL key on your keyboard, the file is not actually deleted. It is moved to the Recycler folder, so it can get restored using the Recycle bin icon on the desktop. The file is physically deleted when the user calls the "Empty Recycle Bin" option from the recycle bin's context menu, or when the recycle bin gets too full. The default maximum capacity is set to 10% of the volume size.

Normally, the Recycled folder is hidden, you'll notice it only if you configure Windows Explorer to show you hidden files. You cannot get rid of it permanently - if you delete it, it gets recreated automatically, as you noticed yourself. This is intended behavior.

Jan 14, 2011 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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how can i delete folders from my wd hard drive (500)


You can delete the folders from your hard drive by
**To select any folder just Left click once on the folder**
1. Select the folder press delete button from keyboard.
2. Select the folder right click it in it you will see delete option just click delete.
3. All the 2 above ways will delete the folder but it send the deleted folder in your recycle bin from there you have delete them further by the same methods i told you above or by right clicking recycle bin icon in it you see empty recycle bin.
4. If you want to delete the folder permanently without sending it to recycle bin. Just select the folder and press shift+delete keys. Then a dialog box appears to conform it select yes and thats it.
You can contact me or thanks me on my email id ejaz89@live.com

Aug 05, 2010 | Western Digital My Book Essential Edition...

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Deleting files does not free up disk space


Note that "deleted" items move from their location into the "Recycle Bin".

So, "empty" the Recycle Bin, in order to reclaim the space.

Or, when deleting:
1. click ONCE to select a file/folder to be deleted
2. hold the SHIFT key down
3. click the DELETE key
4. release the SHIFT key

This will "permanently" delete the file/folder, immediately freeing-up the disk-space.

Oct 27, 2009 | SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard...

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