According to Pella, you should only record the smallest width measured. If possible, you can ask a friend or family member to verify that you’re measuring correctly. Having another person look at the measurements can help with precision. This isn’t necessary, but can give you some peace of mind.

(I was there; were you?) This was Windows hitting the big time, to the soundtrack of the Rolling Stones’ „Start Me Up.” The Once and Future King of Windows—the one that rescued us from Vista’s obnoxious user account controls and let us live freely in a shiny glass paradise. It did everything Windows needed to do and made the OS prettier and easier to use without messing with years of built-up experience. Aero still looks slick a decade later, even if contemporary design has moved to modern shading, and themes let you apply a consistent look to the whole OS based on your desktop.

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You have the option of taking a screenshot in a variety of ways. These are the same options as the Snipping Tool’s options. Use Ctrl-V to paste the full-screen screenshot into a program like Paint or Microsoft Word or the body of an email. Draw a box roughly what you wish to capture with a rectangular snip. You can also alter the snapshot preview or save it to your computer as a JPEG, PNG, or another format by clicking on it.

  • Thing like the copy, run, and file property windows are still glaringly white, which really stand out and make the whole UX feel incomplete when dark mode is enabled.
  • It is feature packed but the UI is all over the place.
  • There is, for instance, a clear semantic difference between a “Dummy” and a “Complete Idiot” which someone should explain to the nice people at Que.
  • You can rename the file and select the format at this stage.

Commands are typed and echoed to the screen at the cursor’s location. Usually commands consist of a keyword, followed by optional flags, followed by a path. More will be explained about syntax and additional flags under each specific command. Starting the service for the first time with the sc.exe seems to have problems with my technique; you should instead start the service with Win NT’s Service Manager program.

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If you want to run this program in compatibility mode, click on “Run this program in compatibility mode”. If you are running it in compatibility mode, select the version of the OS you are using. And people of the time clamored for this released version, which they widely fell in love with. One of Windows 95’s biggest features, by the way, was the ability to run the brand new Word 95, which contained automatic spell check, which would underline words in Red as you typed.


In many cases, if an application is Windows 2000 compatible it will also work under XP, although there are no guarantees. The only plug-in related software that does apparently cause problems is early versions of Autotune. How will you know if the applications you want to run use 16-bit DLL files? Some developers will tell you on their web sites, but if you can’t find out, and in the case of large music apps, it might be wise to uninstall and reinstall as a matter of course, just to be sure.

There are multiple ways of taking screenshots on a device. If you are using a device that does not have a PrtScn button, you can capture your screen by clicking on Fn + Windows logo key + Space Bar. From there you can paste the captured screen into a document. To save the image, simply paste it into an image app document and save that as its own file. Or you can paste the image directly into an email, Slack message or Word doc.

This method modifies your Windows files, and should be used with extreme caution. “A lot of these systems are still Windows 95 or 98, and that’s OK—if they’re not connected to the internet,” one Pentagon spokesperson is on record as saying. It also said that it was running a SMB file server, and had been compromised with DoublePulsar — the NSA-built hacking tool that was leaked and disseminated by The Shadow Brokers earlier this year.