PowerToys for windows XP are a set of really neat, Microsoft created/certified addons for Windows XP. They give you many more tools and more power to your Windows XP experience. Here’s a list of some the best ones I’ve tried:
- Wallpaper changer – select a folder with your pictures in it and set a time. Then, it rotates your wallpaper at the rate you specified. You can also setup certain pictures to appear on certain days.
- Alt-Tab Replacement – Instead of simply having the application’s icon appear, this PowerToy also shows you a preview of the page. This is really nice when you have several sessions of a program open.
Those are the ones I’ve tried so far. In the future I plan on trying others, like:
- Virtual Desktop Manager – Use up to four desktops from the Windows taskbar.
- UI Tweak – Gives you greater control over the user interface
- Taskbar Magnifier – Magnifiy part of the screen from the taskbar.
Enjoy! And tell me what you think.