Change Google Chrome cache size and location

  • add the following paramaters in the chrome shortcut (right click->properties->target):
    • --disk-cache-dir="path"
      • path = location of the new cache folder (eg. c:\Temp)
    • --disk-cache-size=###
      • ### = size of the cache (in bytes)


Enable mute icon in Chrome tab

  • go to chrome://flags
  • enable tab audio muting UI control
  • restart Chrome


Remove 3D Objects from This PC / Windows Explorer

  • open registry editor (run regedit in cmd or Run dialog box)
  • go to:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace
    • X64 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace
  • find and delete the folder: {0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A}


View / Change MAC Address (Physical Address)

To view your MAC Address:

Method 1:
  • open cmd and type ipconfig /all
  • look under your LAN card for the Physical Address 
Method 2.

  1. open cmd and type getmac /fo list /v
  2. look for Physical Address 

To set the MAC Address:

Method 1:

  1. open Device Manager
  2. go to Network Adapters
  3. open your adapter
  4. go to Advanced -> Network Address
  5. set the value to your old MAC address (12 digit, just remove the dashes if you have this format xx-xx-xx...)
Method 2:
  1. open cmd and type net config workstation
  2. copy the number between the curly brackets (NetBT_Tcpip_{xxxxx-xxx..} )
  3. open Registry Editor (type regedit)
  4. go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E972-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}
  5. search in the next folders (0000, 0001...) for the NetCfgInstanceId key, it should have a value that you found at step 2
  6. Change the NetworkAddress key to your desired/old MAC Address (If the key is missing, create a new string key)


increase RAM used by 32bit application

Run cmd as administratot and type:

  • to add: bcdedit /set IncreaseUserVa 3072
  • to remove: bcdedit /deletevalue IncreaseUserVa 3072

can increase to 3GB (3072) or 4GB (4096)


Chaotica fractals Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+LeftClick+Drag Pan
Alt+RightClick+Drag Scale
Alt+Left&RightClick+Drag Rotate