George Jones has listed down top 10 windows xp tips on TechWeb.
Following is the list, I liked the Tip 5:
Tip 1: Automatically log when and why shutdowns have occurred.
Tip 2: Recover lost data.
Tip 3: Stay on top of registry changes.
Tip 4: Set a custom resolution.
Tip 5: Automatically optimize your hard drive.
Tip 6: Force unresponsive applications to close at shutdown.
Tip 7: Run two displays on the same PC.
Tip 8: Scrub your hard drive clean.
Tip 9: Increase available disk space by scaling back System Restore.
Tip 10: Halt background services to improve performance.
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Top 10 Windows XP Tips Of All Time