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Reload the Gnome or KDE Panels Without Restarting (Linux)

If you do a lot of tweaking to the panels in Gnome or KDE, you've probably run into an instance where you enabled a plugin or changed a setting and need to restart to see the effect (or maybe you locked something up). Instead of logging out or rebooting, we'll just reload the process.

Remove the Username From the Start Menu in XP

Let me start by saying that I have no idea why anybody would want to do this, and it's perhaps one of the most useless articles I've ever written. That said, if you've ever wondered how to remove the username from the Start menu in Windows XP, this article is for you.

Remove the On-Screen Keyboard on the Vista Login Screen

I've got a Wacom drawing tablet hooked up to my computer, and ever since I installed Vista's Tablet PC utilities, I've had this obnoxious onscreen keyboard on the welcome screen that just can't seem to be turned off through any regular settings. So how do I get rid of it?
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