Reset XP Taskbar Program Groups

I consider myself a power user to some extent. After working on a few things, I might end up with 8-10 Firefox windows grouped together on my taskbar. This is all well and good, except eventually when I went to click on the program group, I no longer got my list of...

Fix (Empty) XP Start Menu Programs

Have you ever clicked on Start > Programs and instead of being presented with a list of 50 of your programs, it says (Empty)? Not to worry–here’s a simple fix: [code]regsvr32 /i shell32.dll[/code] Run with adequate privileges and restart. That ought to...

Uninstall Windows Messenger

Windows Messenger always seems to find its way into your system tray one way or another. Remove it once and for all by editing: c:\windows\inf\sysoc.inf Look for the line with msmsg and near the end, remove HIDE so the commas have nothing in between. You will then be...

Remove the Language Toolbar

Tired of the language toolbar always showing up on the taskbar? Remove it permanently by unregistering a DLL. From a command prompt, type: [code]regsvr32 /u msutb.dll[/code] Adios. About Benjamin PeroveBen has been associated with a broad spectrum of technologies...