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Wallpaper, changing, 69

WDDM (Windows display driver model), 71

Weather forecasts, on Windows Media Player 11, 124

WebClient, 174

Web page rendering, PCMark05 benchmarking, 149

Web sites, Open Search XML file, 101

WebTV, creating, 124

WindowBlinds, 78-80

accessing, 79

adding skins to, 80

and skinning, 78

skins, adding to desktop, 79

Window Event Collector, 175

Window metrics

function of, 63

modifying, 63-64

Windows Audio Endpoint Builder, 174

Windows Audio service, 174

Windows Backup service, 174

Windows Boot Manager

backup of, 157

default OS, setting, 159

modifying, 157-60

timeout values, changing, 158

VistaBootPro to edit, 160

Windows Classic

enabling, 211, 214

Start Menu. See Start Menu (classic), customizing

theme, selecting, 62

Windows Explorer, use and speed improvement, 211, 213

Windows Color System, 174

Windows Connect Now-Config Registrar, 174

Windows Defender, 175, 285-86

scanning procedure, 285-86

Windows Driver Foundation, 175

Windows Error Reporting, 175

Windows Event Log, 175

Windows Explorer, customizing

context menu, modifying, 89-91

Details pane, 83

file associations, 87-89

indexing service, 86-87

Navigation pane, 81-82

Preview pane, 84

search. See Windows Explorer search

speeding up. See Windows Explorer speed, improving

Windows Explorer search

customizing, 84-86

without index, 217

indexing service, adjusting, 216-17

natural language search, 85

for non-indexed items, 86

options for, 85

scope of search, adjusting, 215

speeding up, 215-18

subfolders, 85

Vista changes to, 84

Windows Explorer speed, improving

Aero Glass, disabling, 212-13

animations, adjusting, 207-12

file access timestamp, disabling, 203

indexing service, adjusting/disabling, 216-18

legacy filename creation, disabling, 200-202

NTFS file system, converting to, 200

NTFS memory allocation, 204-6

search scope, adjusting, 215

Windows Classic mode for, 211, 213

Windows Firewall, 175, 278-82

configuring, 279-81

loading, 279

outbound, enabling, 281-82

turning on, 281-82

Windows Image Acquisition (WIA), 175

Windows Installer, 175

Windows Logs, Event Viewer, 142

Windows Management Instrumentation, 175

Windows Media Player 11, 115-19

add-ons, site for, 124

allow/deny outside access, 117-18

audio effects, accessing, 118

crossfading, 119

graphic equalizer, 119

panels, adjusting, 115-16

playback speed, 119

Quick Launch shortcuts for, 122

RSS Reader add-on, 124

sharing library, 116-17

telephone calls on, 124

views, adjusting, 116-17

weather forecasts, 124

WebTV, creating, 124

Windows Media Player Network Sharing, 175

Windows Modules Installer, 176

Windows Performance Diagnostic Console, loading, 130-31

Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache, 176

Windows ReadyBoost, 222-23

Windows Remote Management (WS-Management), 176

Windows Search, 176

Windows Sidebar, 53-60

background, customizing, 54-55

Feed Headlines on, 108

gadgets, adding, 55-56

gadgets, creating, 56-60

performance monitoring gadgets, 145

purpose of, 54

Quick Launch bar, adding, 60

Windows SuperFetch, 222

Windows System Performance Rating, 146-49

accessing tools, 148-49

refresh, situation for, 148

Sub Ratings, 147, 149

Windows Time, 176

Windows updates

Start Panel shortcuts, hiding, 43

Ultimate Extras, downloading, 52

update interval, setting, 137-38

Vista updates, installing, 253-54

Windows Update service, 176

Windows Vista Basic, 70

Windows Vista Disk Defragmenter, 179-80

WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery, 176

WinTasks Pro

application priorities, profiling, 233-35

downloading, site for, 233

WinZip, entries, removing from context menus, 89-90

Wired AutoConfig, 176

WLAN AutoConfig, 176

WMI Performance Adapter, 176

Workstation service, 176




Hacking Windows Vista
Hacking Windows Vista: ExtremeTech
ISBN: 0470046872
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 105
Authors: Steve Sinchak

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