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  • Get ready for some down-and-dirty hackin'! Over 200 serious hacks readers can use to force Windows XP to do it their way, written in the ExtremeTech no-holds-barred style
  • Sinchak doesn't waste time tweaking Movie Maker or Instant Messenger-these hacks are heavy-duty, detailed instructions for squeezing every drop of power from Windows XP and maximizing speed, appearance, and security
  • Not for the faint of heart! This book is written for users who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves, risk voiding their warranties, take total control of the task bar, uninstall programs that are supposedly permanent, and beef up boot speed
  • Mines gems like unlocking hidden settings, customizing boot screens, supercharging online and program launch speed, maximizing the file system and RAM, and dumping hated features for good
  • Written by the creator of TweakXP.com, a site considered Mecca for Windows hackers and trusted by more than ten million Windows XP users worldwide
  • Includes a hacker's dream CD-ROM with a set of ready-to-install hacks, theme creation tools, custom boot screens, "undo" files that help the reader tinker with Windows XP's registry, and a whole lot more

Book News Annotation:

Intended for the advanced Windows user, this guide provides step-by- step instructions for customizing the Windows XP operating system, optimizing computer performance, and protecting the system for intruders. Topics include adjusting program groupings, changing file associations, installing the Intel application accelerator, and testing internet security. The CD-ROM contains anti-virus, file defragmentation, benchmarking, spyware, and style programs.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Intended for the advanced Windows user, this guide provides step-by- step instructions for customizing the Windows XP operating system, optimizing computer performance, and protecting the system for intruders. Topics include adjusting program groupings, changing file associations, installing the Intel application accelerator, and testing internet security. The CD-ROM contains anti-virus, file defragmentation, benchmarking, spyware, and style programs. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

With over 200 serious hacks readers can use to force Windows XP to do it their way, this book includes a hacker's dream CD-ROM with a set of ready-to-install hacks, theme creation tools, custom boot screens, and "undo" files for tinkering with Windows XPUs registry, and more.

Synopsis:

Check out the view from Steve Sinchak's Windows

Sure, Windows XP is already superior to its predecessors. But what if you could make it even better? Well, stop reading the cover and buy this book, because that’s exactly what it teaches you. This is the serious stuff–step-by-step hacks that beef up speed and security, customize screens to make your life easier, and kick performance into overdrive. Roll up your sleeves, make your backups, and go for it!

Try This

Detailed, step-by-step instructions for these hacks and dozens more

  1. Build your own boot screen
  2. Tweak task bar and start button
  3. Speed launch and execution time
  4. Unlock hidden settings
  5. Supercharge network speed
  6. Blast features you hate, for good
  7. Create visual styles
  8. Add special visual effects
  9. Mod Internet Explorer
  10. Lock down system security
  11. Benchmark your hardware
  12. Scrub spyware and adware

CD-ROMS INCLUDES

  • Registry hacks ready to install
  • Hack templates, and over 45 hacking tools and toys that will help you get the most out of Windows XP

Synopsis:

The ultimate collection of hacks, tweaks, and customizations for Windows XP - complete with hacks on FREE CD-ROM!

About the Author

Steve Sinchak is the creator and proprietor of TweakXP.com, the number one online playground for Windows XP hackers. He owns and operates SSMGi, a Web development firm. Steve is a self-taught hacker and the victim of his own insatiable curiosity about what lies beneath the Windows.

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volverine, June 6, 2007 (view all comments by volverine)
good try for updating the xp users
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TIMOHO, May 3, 2007 (view all comments by TIMOHO)
HOW TO HACK THE START BUTTON XP AND THE THEME'S
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baagii, April 15, 2007 (view all comments by baagii)
good
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780764569296
Author:
Sinchak, Steve
Publisher:
Wiley
Subject:
Operating systems (computers)
Subject:
Operating Systems - NT
Subject:
Computer security
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
General End-User Computing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
CD
Series:
ExtremeTech
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
20040806
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.28x7.40x.86 in. 1.33 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages Wiley Publishing - English 9780764569296 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With over 200 serious hacks readers can use to force Windows XP to do it their way, this book includes a hacker's dream CD-ROM with a set of ready-to-install hacks, theme creation tools, custom boot screens, and "undo" files for tinkering with Windows XPUs registry, and more.
"Synopsis" by , Check out the view from Steve Sinchak's Windows

Sure, Windows XP is already superior to its predecessors. But what if you could make it even better? Well, stop reading the cover and buy this book, because that’s exactly what it teaches you. This is the serious stuff–step-by-step hacks that beef up speed and security, customize screens to make your life easier, and kick performance into overdrive. Roll up your sleeves, make your backups, and go for it!

Try This

Detailed, step-by-step instructions for these hacks and dozens more

  1. Build your own boot screen
  2. Tweak task bar and start button
  3. Speed launch and execution time
  4. Unlock hidden settings
  5. Supercharge network speed
  6. Blast features you hate, for good
  7. Create visual styles
  8. Add special visual effects
  9. Mod Internet Explorer
  10. Lock down system security
  11. Benchmark your hardware
  12. Scrub spyware and adware

CD-ROMS INCLUDES

  • Registry hacks ready to install
  • Hack templates, and over 45 hacking tools and toys that will help you get the most out of Windows XP
"Synopsis" by , The ultimate collection of hacks, tweaks, and customizations for Windows XP - complete with hacks on FREE CD-ROM!
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