CLSID List and Windows Special Folders Cheat Sheet

clsidThis is the CLSID List and Windows Special Folders Cheat Sheet. Most of the Special Folders within the Operating System are known by unique strings also known as CLSIDs or Class Identifiers. Some can be used with FileSelectFile, FileSelectFolder, and Run. If and when a Windows Shell needs an access to a system folder, it uses the CLSID to search through the Registry to search for the appropriate .dll or other object. (more…)

How To Hide Folders or Icons in Windows Explorer

This nifty tweak guides you on How To Hide Folders or Icons in Windows Explorer. This customization teaches you on how to remove the text in a folder or icon, and consequently how to replace that icon with an invisible graphic. The resulting action gives the impression that the icon is hidden when in fact it is still intact and clickable. (more…)

How To create Shortcut Icons with No Text label in Windows

how-to-hide-icon-labelsThis is your guide on How To create Shortcut Icons with No Text label in Windows Explorer. The tweak essentially works only for shortcut icons and removes the name or text label from the shortcut icon thereby making it appear as just an icon without any label. It also effectively removes the tooltip text, but will show a tip on which directory the icon resides. (more…)