Add/Remove Disk Cleanup to My Computer Context Menu

Method : Add Disk Cleanup to My Computer Context Menu

Copy the Following code to a NOTEPAD and save it as “Disk_Cleanup.reg”, then execute the File to take effect.

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell]
@="none"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Cleanup]
@="Run Cleanup on this system"
"Icon"=hex(2):63,00,6c,00,65,00,61,00,6e,00,6d,00,67,00,72,00,2e,00,65,00,78,\
  00,65,00,00,00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Cleanup\Command]
@="cleanmgr.exe"

Method : Remove Disk Cleanup to My Computer Context Menu

Copy the Following code to a NOTEPAD and save it as “Remove_Disk_Cleanup.reg”, then execute the File to take effect.

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Cleanup]

Add/Remove Device Manager to My Computer Context Menu

Method : Add Device Manager to My Computer Context Menu

Copy the Following code to a NOTEPAD and save it as “Device_Manager.reg”, then execute the File to take effect.

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell]
@="none"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\DevMgr]
@=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
  00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,64,00,\
  65,00,76,00,6d,00,67,00,72,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,34,00,00,\
  00
"SuppressionPolicy"=dword:4000003c
"HasLUAShield"=""
"Icon"=hex(2):64,00,65,00,76,00,6d,00,67,00,72,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,00,\
  00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\DevMgr\command]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,\
  00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,6d,00,\
  63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,2f,00,73,00,20,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,\
  00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,\
  74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,64,00,65,00,76,00,6d,00,67,00,6d,00,74,\
  00,2e,00,6d,00,73,00,63,00,00,00

Method : Remove Device Manager to My Computer Context Menu

Copy the Following code to a NOTEPAD and save it as “Remove_Device_Manager.reg”, then execute the File to take effect.

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\DevMgr]

Add/Remove Control Panel in My Computer Context Menu

Method : Add Control Panel to My Computer Context Menu

Copy the Following code to a NOTEPAD and save it as “Control_Panel.reg”, then execute the File to take effect.

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell]
@="none"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\ControlPanel]
@=hex(2):40,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
  00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,73,00,\
  68,00,65,00,6c,00,6c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,2d,00,33,\
  00,30,00,34,00,38,00,38,00,00,00
"Icon"=hex(2):63,00,6f,00,6e,00,74,00,72,00,6f,00,6c,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,\
  00,00,00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\ControlPanel\command]
@="rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL"

Method : Remove Control Panel to My Computer Context Menu

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\ControlPanel]

Script to Show / Hide File Extensions

Simply copy paste following code in NOTEPAD and save the file with name “Show_File_Extension.vbs” (including quotes)

FileExt = "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\HideFileExt"
Set Sh = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
St = Sh.RegRead(FileExt)
If St = 1 Then
Sh.RegWrite FileExt, 0, "REG_DWORD"
Else
Sh.RegWrite FileExt, 1, "REG_DWORD"
End If
Sh.SendKeys("{F5}")

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Customize “New Folder” and “New Shortcut” Text in Windows XP

You’ll need to edit a system file “Shell32.dll” which is stored in “%windir%\System32” folder, here%windir% means “C:\Windows” folder if your Windows is installed in C: drive.

Note :

  • Make sure you have run WFP Patcher. It disables WFP (Windows File Protection) service.
  • If you don’t want to disable WFP, you can save the modified file at some other location and then replace default Shell32.dll file with your new modified one using Replacer.

Method :

  • Open “%windir%\System32\Shell32.dll” file in Resource Hacker.
  • Navigate to String Table -> 1896
  • Now in right-side pane, you’ll see default “New Folder” and “New Shortcut” strings
  • just need to replace the default strings with your desired strings
  • Once you finish, click on “Compile Script” button and save the file
  • Restart your system and now you’ll see your customized names

Session Tracking in Gmail

Source : http://mail.google.com/

Google has added yet another security feature in Gmail that helps you to track recent sessions & sign out remotely. You can access this feature by clicking on the ‘Details‘ link in the footer, it will show your latest activity & locations where your email can be accessed.

 

you’ll be able to find the IP address and the date of the most recent activity in your account. If you find any malicious access to your account, you can sign out immediately by clicking the Sign out all other sessions under Details link.

View Windows Prefetch (.pf) Files

Every time an application is executed in Windows, a Prefetch(.pf) file is created that contains a list of files that are loaded at the application start up.

WinPrefetchView is a portable utility that shows all the information stored in a prefetch file.

Download : Link