I am sure this is not new to geeks like See Hua, but I discovered this convenient trick to get rid of one of the many annoyances in Windows. If you have spent some time with Windows (any of the recent versions including XP, Vista or 7), you would most likely have come across this lovely dialog:
Now, imagine that this happens in the middle of watching your favourite movie, or presenting your powerpoint slides. Should we let Windows take us hostage for its "restart now" compulsion? Of course not. There's an easy way you can kill off this nagging dialog when it appears.
Here's what you do. The following instruction is for Windows XP only, for Windows Vista or Windows 7 please refer to this page.
1. Go to Start --> Run
(for those who like keyboard shortcut, you can also use the combination "Win + R")
That's it, a public message by CY.