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Use double-pane Explorer when opening network drives (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP) New
By default when opening network drives (UNC) the Explorer window opens with a single-pane which does not show the Folders section on the left-hand side. This tweak changes the default behavior to open network drives with a double-pane view.

Change the Group Policy Refresh Interval (Windows 2000/XP)
This tweak can be used to set the Group Policy refresh time interval for the current user or local machine.

Disable File Caching for the Workstation Service (Windows 2000/XP)
If you are experiencing problems with workstations flushing data to the server, then you can use this tweak to disable or enable file caching.

Change the Client-Side DNS Caching Timeouts (Windows 2000/XP/.NET) Popular
Windows contains a client-side Domain Name System (DNS) cache with stores recent domain lookup entries. If you are experiencing caching or lookup problems you can disable or change the cache timeout.

Use System-Wide Proxy Settings (All Windows) Popular
This setting allows you to change the scope of the Internet proxy configuration and specify whether all users should share system-wide or individual settings.

Automatic Logon for Novell Netware Clients (All Windows) Popular
These settings allow you to configure the Novell NetWare client to automatically logon to a Windows network.

Manage Persistent Connections (Windows NT/2000/XP)
This setting controls whether new network mappings should be created as persistent connections that are automatically reconnected at logon.

Speed-up Browsing Remote Computers (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
When you browse a Windows 95, 98 or Me machine from a Windows 2000 or XP computer extra time is taken to determine if any scheduled tasks or printers are enabled on the destination computer.

Specify the WinSock Database Files Location (Windows NT/2000/XP)
This parameter specifies the path to the standard internet database files (HOSTS, LMHOSTS, NETWORKS, PROTOCOLS) used by the Windows Sockets interface.

Dynamic Domain Name Updates (Windows 2000/XP)
Windows 2000 and XP support dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS) updates and is enabled by default. This setting allows you to control whether network adapters should send updates.

Prevent Uploading Folders to a Users Server Profile (Windows NT/2000/XP)
When profiles are used and a user logs off from a Windows domain certain folders are uploaded to the central user profile on the server. This setting allows you to stop any time consuming or non-essential folders (e.g. Temporary Internet Files) from being transferred.

Binding Multiple IP Address to a Single Network Card (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
The Windows 9x GUI does not accept having multiple IP addresses specified for a single network adapter. This tweak allows you to add additional IP addresses using the registry.

Control the DNS Port Used for Lookups (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
This setting controls which port is used for DNS lookup requests. The default is port 53, but in some firewall situations the settings can be useful to specify an alternate port.

Control Keep Alive Parameters (Windows 95/98/Me)
These settings control how Windows manages connection keep alive transmissions. Including the timeout before keepalives are sent, the interval between keepalive transmissions and how often to send session keepalive packets on active sessions.

Control the Timeout for LMHOST Name Resolution (Windows 95/98/Me)
This setting controls the period of time the system will wait before timing out when seeking LMHOSTS for name resolution.

Change the Number of Simultaneous Connections (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
This setting specifies the maximum number of concurrent connections accepted.

Speed Up ISP Logon Time (Windows 95/98/Me) Popular
On some systems it can take a long time to connect to the Internet, you can decrease the time required to connect to your ISP by trying these simple steps.

Disable Automatic Netware Logon (Windows 95/98/Me)
This setting disables automatically logging on to Netware servers.

Disable SAP Packets for Netware Networks (Windows 95/98/Me)
By default Windows will send SAP packets to advertise available file and print shares when 'File and Print Sharing for Netware Networks' is enabled, this setting controls those packets.

Display Domain Logon Confirmation (Windows 95/98/Me)
When this option is enabled, a popup dialog message is shown when the user successfully authenticates with a Windows domain.

Delete Cached Copies of Roaming Profiles (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular
This setting enables Windows to delete the cached profile of any roaming users when they log off the system. This will help to maintain profile integrity and save disk space where that are numerous mobile users.