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Convert an IEEE 1394 Device to a Dynamic Disk Drive (Windows XP)
This tweak allows you to convert an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) 1394 (FireWire) disk drive to a dynamic disk drive.

Enable 48-bit LBA Support for Large Hard Drives (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
By default Windows 2000 SP2, Windows XP and earlier versions of Windows do not support 48-bit Logical Block Addressing (LBA) for drives larger than 137GB as defined in the ATA/ATAPI 6.0 specification.

Disable CD Burning (Windows XP) Popular
This restriction is used to disable the use of the inbuilt CD recording functions of Windows.

Change Drive Name and Icon (All Windows) Popular
This tweak allows you to change the name and icon shown in Explorer for a specific drive letter.

Enable UDMA66 Mode on Intel Chipsets (Windows 2000/XP) Popular
If you have a computer with an Intel chipset that supports UDMA66, you will still find that UDMA66 mode is disabled by default on Windows 2000 computers. This tweak allows you to enable or disable it.

Configure Protected-Mode Hard Disk Interrupt Handling (Windows 95/98/Me)
This switch allows Windows to terminate interrupts from the hard disk controller, bypassing the ROM routine that handles these interrupts. Some hard drives might require that this setting be disabled in order for interrupts to be processed correctly. If this setting is disabled, the ROM routine handles the interrupts.

Hard Disk Free Space Warning (Windows NT/2000/XP)
By default Windows sends an administrative alert when the amount of free space remaining on a hard disk drive falls below 10 percent. This percentage can be configured using this setting.

Control the CD-ROM Autorun Function (Windows NT/2000/XP) Popular
Normally when you insert a disc into your CD-ROM drive, the contents are automatically launched. This tweak allows you to disable this behavior.