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Preston Gralla, author of Windows XP Hacks, 2E (as well as the previous edition) and Windows Vista in a Nutshell, has some great news for all you early Vista adopters out there:

Finally, the long, five-year wait is over–Windows Vista is here. But you won’t have to wait five years if you want to start hacking it; you can start right now. Check out these six top tips for hacking Windows Vista.

Here are the six hacks in his article:

  1. Hack the Windows Explorer Shortcut Menu
  2. Hack Windows Vista Screensavers
  3. Hack the Elevated Command Prompt
  4. Hack Aero’s Glass Borders
  5. Hack System Restore
  6. Hack Vista’s Blinking Cursor

How about you? Got any early hacks to share? We’d love to hear them. Just use the “Suggest a Hack” form in the sidebar. Your hack might get featured on this site or just might end up in Preston’s next Hacks book…