Microsoft Windows Tips and Tricks: Windows Productivity Tips

‘Microsoft Windows Tips and Tricks’: Microsoft Windows is one of the most dominant operating system software on the market; Which works in the graphical operating system families and it’s all owned by Microsoft; Each and every Microsoft Windows operating system family has created a different kind of impact on every release of the operating system software;

In this article, I’m going to uncover some Microsoft Windows Tips and Tricks which will definitely help you save your time and increase your productivity: I would say Windows Productivity Tips;

Actually, there is much application available on Windows operating system; If you want to check development history of the Microsoft Operating system then here is the list; On each development, they have added something new to make things better for you or the users;

  • Windows 1.x
  • Windows 2.x
  • Windows 3.0
  • OS/2
  • Windows 3.1x
  • Windows NT 3.x
  • Windows 95
  • Windows NT 4.0
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows ME
  • Windows XP and Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows XP x64 and Server 2003 x64 Editions
  • Windows Home Server
  • Windows Vista and Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Home Server 2011
  • Windows 8 and Server 2012
  • Windows 10 and Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2016

So this list might not work on old versions but on a new version of Microsoft Windows it will surely help you to open this application so quickly; You Don’t really need to follow each and every step to open those;

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Shortcut for Opening Microsoft Windows Applications;

Microsoft Windows Tips and Tricks for saving your precious time for productivity;

SN Application Name Extension Use of Application 8/8.1/10 7/Xp
1 IExpress Wizard iexpress.exe Create self-extracting / self-installing package Yes Yes
2 Character Map charmap.exe Very useful for finding unusual characters Yes Yes
3 DirectX diagnosis dxdiag.exe Diagnose & test DirectX, video & sound cards Yes Yes
4 Dr Watson drwtsn32.exe Troubleshooting tool No Yes
5 Clipboard Viewer clipbrd.exe Views contents of Windows clipboard No Yes
6 Disk Cleanup cleanmgr.exe Used to clean disk or temporary files from disk Yes Yes
7 Private character editor eudcedit.exe Allows creation or modification of characters Yes Yes
8 Windows Media Player 5.1 mplay32.exe Retro version of Media Player, very basic No Yes
9 Windows Media Player 6.4 mplayer2.exe Retro version of Media Player Yes Yes
10 Microsoft Synchronization Manager mobsync.exe Appears to allow synchronization of files on the network for when you want to work offline Yes Yes
11 Registry Editor regedt32.exe

also regedit.exe

To edit the Windows Registry. Please be very careful while editing your registry because if you mess up then you will not be able to even turn on your computer Yes Yes
12 Object Packager packager.exe To do with packaging objects for insertion in files, appears to have comprehensive help files Yes Yes
13 System Monitor  perfmon.exe Very useful, highly configurable tool to monitor your computer Yes Yes
14 Syskey syskey.exe Secures XP Account database – use with care, it’s virtually undocumented but it is used to encrypt passwords Yes Yes
15 System Configuration Editor sysedit.exe To modify System.ini & Win.ini just like in Win98! Yes Yes
16 Volume Control sndvol32.exe I have included this for those people that lose it from the System Notification area No Yes
17 File Signature Verification Tool sigverif.exe Used to verify the signature of the files Yes Yes
18 System Configuration msconfig.exe You can use it to control startup programs – handle with care Yes Yes
19 Group Policies gpedit.msc It is used to manage group policies, and permissions Yes Yes
20 Microsoft Telnet Client telnet.exe Remote computer connector Microsoft telnet client application Yes (If enabled) Yes
21 Network Shared Folder Wizard shrpubw.exe It creates shared folders on network Yes Yes
22 Windows For Workgroups Chat winchat.exe Appears to be an old NT utility to allow chat sessions over a LAN, help files available No Yes
23 Netmeeting conf.exe It is a client just like winchat but winchat is limited to LAN whereas Netmeeting works on the Internet No Yes
24 Network Place ncpa.cpl Used to open network setting through run and disk operating system (dos) Yes Yes

Wrapping it up

I hope these Microsoft Windows Tips and Tricks will help you for sure; These will surely save your time while using Microsoft Windows any applications; If you have missed our previous tips and tweaks articles then please follow the list below; And if you have any queries and updates then please update us on comment section below;

J. Satya

Tech enthusiast who loves to write mostly about current affairs, events, and various other topics like Business Growth, Digital Marketing, How-to stuff, and reviews.

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