Print only sections of a page, Speed up Windows Explorer, Display Hibernate Option in XP's Turn Off Computer box

Print only sections of a page

Save on your printer ink by selectively printing in Windows programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer (and other browser), WordPad, Outlook, etc. To do this highlight portions of text you wish to print and click the Print icon or option in the File menu. In the printer dialog window (like the one shown below) under Page Range choose the option Selection.
Print highlighted selection

Speed up Windows Explorer

Speed up the display load time of Microsoft Windows Explorer by disabling the feature that allows you to search for network printers and folders. By default each time Windows Explorer is opened it will attempt to locate any network printer or folder on your computer network. If your computer is not on a network and/or you have no network printers, folders, or shares disable this option by following the below steps.
  1. Open Windows Explorer
  2. Click the Tools drop down menu and then Folder Options
  3. Within the Folder Options tab click the View tab
  4. Uncheck "Automatically search for network folders and printers"

Display Hibernate Option in XP's Turn Off Computer box

When shutting down or turning off the computer, you'll get three options: Standby, Turn Off, and Restart. For users who wish to hibernate their computer you can easily display this option by holding down the Shift key on the keyboard.