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Roll Your Own System Administration Panel

Roll Your Own System Administration Panel

If you’re regularly digging into Windows’ Control Panel and Administrative Tools to tinker with your system, or a friends’, the How-To Geek has quite the time-saving tip for you. Both Windows XP and Vista have a built-in tool that lets you cherry-pick the tools you regularly use—disk management, user/group control,…

Visual Controls Manages Third-Party Control Panel Extensions

Visual Controls Manages Third-Party Control Panel Extensions

Windows only: Visual Controls is a super-tiny, stand-alone application that does just one thing—modify which applications can show icons inside your Control Panel—and does it very well. The changes you make are instant and permanent, so even if you only download Visual Controls just to get rid of the ubiquitous…