Favorites

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Favorites folder from the Start menu.

This only works with Internet Explorer 4.x or higher (including the Desktop Update) installed on the system.

When IE 5.x is installed on the system, it will also remove the Favorites from the IE5.x menu bar (the favorites button will still be on the toolbar).

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


Disable Folder Options

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Documents folder from the Start menu.

This only works with Internet Explorer 4.x or higher (including the Desktop Update) installed on the system.

In Windows 98, if you want to remove the My Documents folder from the Desktop, right-click the My Documents folder, and from the context menu select Remove from Desktop. If you want to put this folder back on the Desktop, just right-click an empty space on the Desktop, and from the context menu select New > My Documents Folder on Desktop.

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


Disable creation of Recent Document shortcuts

Windows 98/Me/2000

The Disable creation of Recent Document shortcuts check box lets you prevent the operating system and installed programs from creating and displaying shortcuts to recently opened documents.


Search

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Find folder from the Start menu.

Removing the Find folder from the Start menu will also effect the Find function in Windows Explorer. Pressing F3 normally brings up the Find window in Windows Explorer, but if you remove the Find folder from the Start menu, pressing F3 in Windows Explorer will be disabled.

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

Note II: On Windows 2000, Find is called Search.


Run

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Run command from the Start menu.

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


Log Off <username>

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Log Off <username> command from the Start menu.

This only works with Internet Explorer 4.x or higher (including the Desktop Update) installed on the system.

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


Shut Down

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Shut Down command from the Start menu, and disable the Windows shutdown.

Shut Down will be re-enabled by putting the check-mark back in the Shut Down item.

Note I: When you have disabled the Windows Shut Down, there is no way to shut down Windows, other then to do a double [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [Del], a reset, or to switch off the computer's power. These methods are not recommended ways of shutting down Windows.

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


Items on the Settings menu: Taskbar & Start Menu

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Taskbar & Start Menu entry from the Settings menu

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


Items on the Settings menu: All folders

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Control Panel & Printers entry from the Settings menu

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

Note II: Disabling All folders on the Settings menu will also disable WINKEY+E to start Windows Explorer. And it will disable access to the DialUp Networking folder, plus it will also disable any DUN shortcuts.


Items on the Settings menu: Folder Options

Windows 98/Me

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Folder Options entry from the Settings menu

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

Note II: Disabling Folder Options will also disable View > Folder Options inside Windows Explorer.


Items on the Settings menu: Active Desktop

Windows 98/Me

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Active Desktop entry from the Settings menu

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


Items on the Settings menu: Windows Update

Windows 98/Me

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the Windows Update entry from the Settings menu

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

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


Click here to begin animation

Windows 98/Me/2000

Removing the check mark from this item will remove the animated Click here to begin message from the taskbar. This animation is displayed by Windows when there is enough room on the taskbar.


Cascading Start menu

Windows 98/Me/2000

When selecting this item, the Start menu in Windows 98 / Me / 2000 behaves as the Windows 95 start menu, e.g. it will cascade instead of scroll.

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


Lock Start menu

Windows 98/Me/2000

Disables the ability to right-click on the Start menu.

Note I: In Windows 98 you can still right-click on any items listed directly at the top of the Start menu. There doesn't appear to be a way around this.

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


Clear Most Recently Used file lists

Windows 98/Me/2000

TTW gives you the ability to clear a number of MRU file lists such as:

You can also set TTW to clear all items when you Log off from Windows.

Note: Some items requires a re-logon to take effect.


Expand

Windows Me/2000

Let you "Expand" items on the Start menu and/or Settings menu, so they act like a menu instead of a folder.

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


Menu speed

Windows 98/Me/2000

This setting controls the speed at which (cascading) menus automatically open when you move the mouse over them. The fastest setting (0) causes them to open immediately. The default value is 400, and the slowest setting we choose to use is 99999. These are all in milliseconds.



Special folders

Windows 98/Me/2000

On this tab you can create the Special Windows folders wherever you want them. By checking the box Create Special folder on the Start menu, the folder you choose will be added to the Start menu.

Note I: On Windows 9x, when Internet Explorer 5 is installed, and you create Special folders on the Desktop, they will be empty. On Windows Me only the History and Temporary Internet Files are empty.

Note II: You have to use Windows Explorer if you want to delete these Special folders. For example, to remove Special folders from the Start menu, right-click the Start menu, and click Explore. Right-click the Special folder you want to delete, and choose Delete from the menu.

Note III: With Internet Explorer 5 (or above) is installed, you can also right-click the special folder and select Delete from the menu.