PowerToys

PowerToys

A set of utilities from Microsoft that enhance the Windows XP operating system for the power user. They provide shortcuts for executing functions and various options. However, although written by the Microsoft development team and available from the Microsoft website, they are not supported functions. PowerToys were originally developed for Windows 95.
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Or download a set of Microsoft programs called PowerToys from http://tinyurl.
Microsoft PowerToys lets you make adjustments that Windows doesn't, including viewing the icon of the application window you are switching to when pressing Alt-Tab, magnifying part of your screen from the taskbar, and managing up to four virtual desktops.
There were also a number of little Powertoys for enhancing some aspects of the operation.
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In addition, Microsoft is showcasing at CES a range of future Tablet PC applications, tools and PowerToys for consumers, including a tool to copy digital entertainment to Tablet PCs, new games and more.
Download Powertoys or a least a few of the components.
The goal of the contest was to provide users with a new set of free PowerToys that will enrich their Tablet PC experience.
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will make available two software PowerToys for Windows XP Tablet PC Edition -- Snipping Tool for the Tablet PC and Tablet Pool.
Now that more users have adopted flat screens, Microsoft has improved the utility and renamed it ClearType Tuner Powertoy.