Remove items under New

Windows 98/Me/2000

This will list the items you will see when you right-click the desktop and select New. You can now choose which items you want to display on this list.


Disable Folder Options

Windows 98/Me/2000

Checking this item will remove Folder Options from the View menu in Windows Explorer.

Note I: This requires a re-logon to take effect.

Note II: When running Internet Explorer 5.01 SP1 on Windows 2000 this can have some strange side effects. Some other things will be blocked (such as the Internet Options). For more details see the Microsoft Knowledge Base article Q268582

Note III: This item will be greyed out in the shareware version.


Remove Control Panel & Printers

Windows 98/Me/2000

Checking this item will remove the Control Panel and Printers links from My Computer, Windows Explorer and the Start menu.

Note I: This requires a re-logon to take effect.

Note II: This also disables the WINKEY + E combination.

Note III: This item will be greyed out in the shareware version.


Remove Favorites menu

Windows 98/Me/2000

Checking this item will remove Favorites from the Windows Explorer menu.

Note I: This requires a re-logon to take effect.

Note II: This item will be greyed out in the shareware version.

Note III: Selecting this item will also remove the Favorites menu from Internet Explorer.


Disable Tooltips for window controls

Windows 98/Me/2000

Checking this item will remove Tooltips from the Min, Max & Close buttons.

Note I: This requires a Windows re-start to take effect.

Note II: In some cases it will not be possible to determine the correct registry change to apply. In these cases the item will be greyed out.

Note III: This item will be greyed out in the shareware version.


Remove Floppy Drive from Explorer & My Computer

Windows 98/Me/2000

Checking this item will remove the icon for the Floppy Drive from Windows Explorer & My Computer.

Note: This requires a re-logon to take effect.


Remove Scheduled Task from Explorer & My Computer

Windows 98/Me

Checking this item will remove the icon for the Scheduled Task from Windows Explorer & My Computer.


Remove Web Folders from Explorer & My Computer

Windows 98/Me

Checking this item will remove the icon for Web Folders from Windows Explorer & My Computer.


Remove Dial-Up Networking from Explorer & My Computer

Windows 98/Me

Checking this item will remove the icon for Dial-Up Networking from Windows Explorer & My Computer.

Note: If you use Dial-Up Networking, removing the icon will disable any DUN shortcuts!



My Computer

Windows 98/Me/2000

Let you change the location to some special Windows folders in the registry.

You would still have to move your existing files to the new directory, and also that the old directory will stay on the hard drive. Only the location in the Windows registry will be changed, so Windows will look for these files in the new directory you specify.

To change the location of a folder, select the folder you want to change, press the Change button, and browse to the folder you want as the new destination. Select the folder you want as destination and press OK to close the browse window. Now press Apply.

Note: This requires a Windows re-start to take effect.



Explorer tips

Windows 2000

Displays the Explorer tips found in the Windows registry.

Note: By default, these tips are not present on Windows 98 / Me. TTW will display <FAILED TO RETRIEVE TIPS FROM THE REGISTRY>. If you upgraded from Windows 95 to Windows 98 or Me, these tips will be displayed, as they were originally included in Windows 95.