Windows XP Hacks

Errata for Windows XP Hacks

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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2nd paragraph

The first mentioned 'View' in the sequence View-Tools-Folder Options-View should not be present i.e. top menu item is Tools NOT View. It is also necessary to untick the 'Hide protected operating systems files(Recommended)' box and accept the warning given.

Anonymous   
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Page 6
Bottom

The themexp.com site now appears to add spyware. I mention in the hack never to download a boot screen packaged inside an .exe, because that's where spyware might lurk

Anonymous   
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Page 23
Hack 7, second paragraph

There's a missing backslash between CurrentVersion and WinLogon in the registry key.

Anonymous   
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Page 79
First paragraph

For local domains you need to use a proxy server because they will be secure. should be: For local domains you do not need to use a proxy server because they will be secure.

Anonymous   
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Page 146
privacytest

The Privacy Test at http://www.anonymizer.com/privacytest/ has unfortunately been discontinued.

Anonymous   
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Page 185
2nd paragraph

C:Program FilesMicrosoft Firefoxsearchplugins should read: C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxsearchplugins

Anonymous   
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Page 187
last paragraph

C:Program FilesMicrosoft Firefoxsearchplugins should read: C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxsearchplugins

Anonymous   
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Page 188
4th paragraph

C:Program FilesMicrosoft Firefoxsearchplugins should read: C:Program FilesMozilla Firefoxsearchplugins

Anonymous