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General Registry Tweaks

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  1. SabreWulf69

    SabreWulf69 New Member

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    Some of the basic tweaks I always apply to in Windows:

    Copy the right section between the dotted lines, paste into notepad and save as a ".reg" file, double click on the newly saved file, then click yes.



    Add Copy to, Move to to right-click Menu.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Copy To]
    @="{C2FBB630-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}"

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\Move To]
    @="{C2FBB631-2971-11D1-A18C-00C04FD75D13}"
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Device Manager on My Computer Right-Click Menu.reg
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    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Device Manager]
    @=hex(2):44,00,65,00,76,00,26,00,69,00,63,00,65,00,20,00,4d,00,61,00,6e,00,61,\
    00,67,00,65,00,72,00,00,00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Device Manager\command]
    @=hex(2):25,00,77,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,\
    00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,6d,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\
    65,00,20,00,2f,00,73,00,20,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,\
    00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,\
    32,00,5c,00,64,00,65,00,76,00,6d,00,67,00,6d,00,74,00,2e,00,6d,00,73,00,63,\
    00,00,00
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Disable Low Disk Space Notification.reg
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    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
    "NoLowDiskSpaceChecks"=dword:00000001
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Improve menu responsiveness and Shutdown speeds.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
    "AutoEndTasks"="1"
    "HungAppTimeout"="1000"
    "MenuShowDelay"="80"
    "WaitToKillAppTimeout"="1000"
    "LowLevelHooksTimeout"="1000"

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control]
    "WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="1000"
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    My Computer Icon First before My Douments Icon on Desktop.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}]
    "SortOrderIndex"=dword:00000054
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    No Computer System Beeps.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Sound]
    "Beep"="No"
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Null Acceleration Mouse Fix.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse]
    "SmoothMouseXCurve"=hex:00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,a0,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,40,\
    01,00,00,00,00,00,00,80,02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,05,00,00,00,00,00
    "SmoothMouseYCurve"=hex:00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,66,a6,02,00,00,00,00,00,cd,4c,\
    05,00,00,00,00,00,a0,99,0a,00,00,00,00,00,38,33,15,00,00,00,00,00
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Prevent Old File Compression.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\VolumeCaches\Compress old files]
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Remove Recent Douments Menu.reg
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    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
    "NoRecentDocsMenu"=dword:00000001
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Remove Windows Flag From Toolbar (Windows XP).reg
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    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\ShellBrowser]
    "ITBarLayout"=hex:0c,00,00,00,4c,00,00,00,74,00,00,00,1a,00,00,00,10,00,00,00,\
    17,00,00,00,05,00,00,00,6a,00,00,00,26,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,e0,00,00,00,56,\
    00,00,00,02,00,00,00,29,00,00,00,57,00,00,00,03,00,00,00,a8,00,00,00,00,00,\
    00,00,04,00,00,00,09,00,00,00,55,01,00,00

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\Explorer]
    "ITBarLayout"=hex:0c,00,00,00,4c,00,00,00,74,00,00,00,1a,00,00,00,13,00,00,00,\
    33,00,00,00,05,00,00,00,6a,00,00,00,26,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,e1,00,00,00,df,\
    01,00,00,04,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,bd,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,20,00,00,00,8d,01,\
    00,00,03,00,00,00,09,00,00,00,b8,00,00,00
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Services on My Computer Right-Click Menu.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Services]
    @="Ser&vices"

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Services\command]
    @=hex(2):25,00,77,00,69,00,6e,00,64,00,69,00,72,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,\
    00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,6d,00,6d,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,\
    65,00,20,00,2f,00,73,00,20,00,25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,\
    00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,\
    32,00,5c,00,73,00,65,00,72,00,76,00,69,00,63,00,65,00,73,00,2e,00,6d,00,73,\
    00,63,00,00,00
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Turn off last access time stamp for NTFS.reg
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem]
    "NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate"=dword:00000001
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------


    Merge all of these into your registry for a guaranteed 100% more efficient generalized use of Windows.
     
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    Umm, OK there are spaces in the words in some entries, if they weren't there then this would be much happier information GRR, Forum problem? Checked source no spaces there, go to edit it, and they are not in the edit window either, confused... Sorry for double post
     
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    Take ownership of folders and files in Windows Vista/Win7

    Add run & Search To right click
    Add Home Group Icon to Desktop
    File Assoction fixes for XP, Vista, & 7

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    Works on XP, Vista and Windows 7, maybe 98 and 95 if your really lucky lol
     

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