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Mice, Keyboards and Joystick Enhancements
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Printer and Plotter Enhancements
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Central Processor and Motherboard Enhancements
Video and Graphics
Video, Graphics and 3D Enhancements

Change the Driver Signing Options (Windows 2000/XP)
This tweak determines how the system responds when a user tries to install a device driver that is not digitally signed and has not passed the Windows Logo testing.

Show Detailed Information in Device Manager (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
If you require additional information about a device that is not typically displayed in Device Manager, you can use this tweak to make Device Manager show detailed device information.

Disable Universal Plug and Play Services (Windows XP) Popular
Windows XP includes support for Universal Plug and Play (UnPnP) which allows UnPnP devices to be connected over a network. There are currently limited UnPnP devices available and due to a recent security flaw it may be advisable to disable these services.

Disable PC Card Removal Warnings (All Windows)
This setting can be used to disable the PC Card warning messages shown when a PCMCIA device is removed from the socket without first being stopped.

Show All Hidden Devices in Device Manager (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
Devices that are installed but are not currently connected to the computer (such as a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device or "ghosted" devices) are not normally displayed in Device Manager. This tweak causes all devices to be shown.

Remove the Eject Option from the Start Menu (Windows 2000)
This tweak allows you to remove the "Eject PC" option from the Windows 2000 Start menu.

Power the Computer Off After Shutdown (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular
This setting controls whether Windows should automatically power down or reboot your computer once it has finished the shutdown process.

PC Speaker Beeping on Errors (All Windows) Popular
If you get annoyed by the beeps and noises coming from your PC speaker but can't find a way to turn it off, then use this tip to disable it.