Friday, October 23, 2009

Windows XP Secrets

Notepad Secrets

1. Open Notepad
2. On the very first line, type in ".LOG" (without quotes) then press Enter for a new line
3. Now you can type in some text if you want, then save the file.
4. Next time when you open the file, notice its contents. Notepad automatically adds a time/date log everytime you open the file.

Text becomes unreadable

1. Open Notepad
2. On the very first line, type in "dont eat the donut" (without quotes) then save and close the file. Note: the file should have only one line of the text above.
3. Now, open the same file. You'll notice the text becomes unreadable squares. (try this with different text with the same format and length).

Paint Secrets
Create a trail image
1. Open Paint, then open an image.
2. Right-click on the image and select "Select All"
3. Now hold the "Shift" key and move the image around. The image will be drawn with trail.

10x Zoom
1. Open Paint, then open a small image.
2. Select the zoom "Magnifier" tool.
3. Windows Paint lists out the zoom options from 1x to 8x, but there is a 10x...
4. After selecting the Magnifier tool, point the mouse right at the border line right under "8x" and left-click. There you go.. the hidden 10x.

Other Secrets
Where is the relaxing music that you've heard during Windows XP Installation?
1. The file is in:


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