Enhancing Your System with the Windows XP PowerToys

Some of the Windows XP developers weren’t satisfied with having worked on just the Windows XP code. In their off-hours (we presume), they cobbled together a number of small program "extras" designed to make your Windows life a bit easier and more fun. The result was Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP. (Don’t be fooled by the "Microsoft" part of the name. These programs are not supported by Microsoft, so if you have any problems with them, you’re on your own!) The following is the link to download these free PowerToys:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp

From that site, you can choose to download any or all of the individual PowerToys. In all cases, double-click the downloaded ...

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