Add or modify the registry via group policy
Use Windows XP sysprep to create images
Speed up remote access to network resources
Use HP's JetDirect printer server to count bad packets
Why batch files are still useful
As we all know, unsaved data is lost during a power outage. However, if you adopt the following procedure, data loss can be prevented. This method is for Windows XP (similar methods exist for other versions).
1. Go to Control Panel and click Power Options.
2. In the Hibernate Tab, select Enable Hibernation.
3. Using the Power Schemes Tab, specify the time for your computer to switch on to hibernation.
This was first published in July 2005