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Winbubble, Customize and Tweak your Windows Vista Easily

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Hello! this is my first post...
I want to share my app to all of you. :)
Thank you techPowerup.com!
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WinBubble 1.72

Customize and tweak your Windows Vista easily.

*The Best FREE TweakUI Replacement - Woody Leonhard, WindowsSecrets.com
*FreewareFiles.com
*Softpedia 100% Clean Award
*MajorGeeks.com
*BetaNews.com
*5-Stars Neowin Choice Logo (WinBubble 1.6)
*Soft82 5 stars Award and 100% Clean Certification
*CFS 5 Doves Award
*Download.hr 100% Clean Award and 4-Stars Award (Very Good)

In just two clicks, WinBubbles will help you to customize and tweak your Windows Vista easily. Its features cover Customization, Security and Optimization. :)




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What's NEW?

*Enable/Disable Multiple Monitor Configuration was updated
*Search Button Restoration was removed
*Help Links was added
*Icon Customization was updated
*Anti-Bug feature was added

USER REQUESTS AND SUGGESTIONS:
* Winbubble 1.0-1.5 registry setting for the program will be deleted automatically
* "Alt-A" was added for applying customization and tweak
* Disallow Flp3d and Changing wallpapers (AS REQUESTED), Disable Internet access, Remove "Map/Disconnect Network Drive" in Computers Context Menu
* More Context Menu Customization (Desktop, Windows Explorer: all files, folder and drives) - as requested
* Disabling Windows Sidebar and Failed DNS Caching was transferred to Optimizations Tab
* "I can't see the Apply Button", Some of the users had change the font, virtually it will affect all programs.

If there's any request or suggestions, please visit my blogsite, click the contacts link and send me an email. Great thanks guys!!!

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WinBubble 1.5



WinBubble Documentation:

Unlocking WinBubble Part 1 *Tips and Tweaks

Unlocking WinBubble Part 2 *Icon Customizations

Unlocking WinBubble Part 3 *Securing your desktop

Unlocking WinBubble Part 4 *Screensaver Customizations

Unlocking WinBubble Part 5 *Optimize your Windows Vista Experience

Unlocking WinBubble Part 6 *More Security options

Unlocking WinBubble Part 7 *Miscellaneous Tweaks

Unlocking WinBubble Part 8 *Customizing Windows Vista Icons easily

Adding your applications to Context Menu (Right-Click Menu)

How To Create your own Tweaking Toolbox

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WinBubble version 1.5
- Tweaks and Customizations -

Icon Customizations, Change your Windows Vista Icons easily
*Hard Disk Drive(s) Icon
*Documents, Pictures, Favorites, Music, Videos and Contacts Icon Customization and restoration
*Computer, Control Panel, Network Neighborhood, Recycle bin Icon
*Change your Open Folder Icon - now, it's easy to search and navigate your Windows Explorer and Registry

Security Tab
*Disable Writing to USB Drive
*Disable USB Drive/Storage

Optimize tab
*Decrease Shutdown Time for Services
*Do not Clear Pagefile at Shutdown
*Increase the bandwidth for network and internet connections

IE Tools
*Delete All History button
*History, Cookies, Temp IE files, Form Data, Password only buttons

General Tab
*OEM Info button was added

Specific Tab
*Disable Hibernation button
*System Information button
*Show the Drive letter first in Windows Explorer
*Remove the Drive Letters




In just two clicks, WinBubbles will help you to customize and tweak your Windows Vista easily. Its features cover Customization, Security and Optimization.

Features:

Windows Customizations:

Add/Edit OEM Logo and Information´s
Edit Owner Information
Context Menu Customizations: Move To, Copy To, Take Ownership, Pin To, Turn OFF/ON Aero, Disk Clean-up and
Winbubble launcher
Customize Screensaver (Bubbles, Ribbon and Mystify)
Customize and Remove the Arrow on Shortcut icons
Desktop Icons: Show IE, Computer, Network, Control Panel, Username folder and Public Folder to Desktop.
Hacking Windows Experience Score
Re-enable Hibernation
Enable Aurora Bootscreen guide
Launch WinSAT Aurora
Show Windows Vista Build on Desktop
Enable Slow-Down Animations
Enable/Disable Welcome Center

IE Customizations:

Internet Explorer Window Title
Start Pages
Enable/Disable Pop-up Blocker
Enable/Disable Phising Filter
Enable/Disable Download Complete Notification
Enable/Disable ClearType font
Remove Search Box
Hide Command Bar

Optimizations:

Speed-up Start menu search (Stops searching the File index, Favorites and History, and Communication files)
Clear Multiple Monitor Configuration
3 ways to turn off Windows Aero, Increases Performance for Gaming and Battery Usage

Security:

Remove "New" in Explorer´s Context Menu
Remove "Folder Options"
Disable Taskmanager
Disable AutoPlay in All type of media
Disable access to Display Property
Disable access to Control Panel
Increasing security by forcing to input the Username before entering the windows
Add Encrypt/Decrypt to Explorer´s Right-Click Menu (Context Menu)
Enable/Disable UAC
Disable RUN command in the Start Menu and Task manager
Hide ALL Fix Drives
Hide a specific Drive
Hide Shutdown button and options in the Start Menu
Internet Explorer Security settings 1: Disable File->New, File-> Open, Save As, View Source, Favorites, Right-Click, Download, Tools->Internet Options.
Internet Explorer Security settings 2: Internet Options Window, Hide General Tab, Security Tab, Privacy Tab, Content Tab, connections Tab, Programs Tab, Advanced Tab

System Requirements:

Windows Vista only

Enjoy!
 
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#3
interesting... downloading now.

since you're the author? is it ok to post bug reports here/PM them to you?


it works, allows some amusing tweaks.. not too many must haves, but certainly useful.



anyone who recognises that bear, will know he doesnt belong in vista... :p
 
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Please feel free to post if there's a bug in the program...
I'll fix it as soon as possible...

It will help the next version of Winbubble...
Thank you very much!
 
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Looks very interesting - I might give it a try. I personally prefer to do my tweaks manually so I know exactly what's being done if I need to reverse it, but this would probably be good for normal users that don't like doing all that stuff.
 
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Please feel free to post if there's a bug in the program...
I'll fix it as soon as possible...

It will help the next version of Winbubble...
Thank you very much!
It's something about TPU.
Users are always ready to help and are rarely abrasive.
Until you start to get to know each other then anything goes.:D
 
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Thanks!
I've created WinBubble because of the questions and difficulties I encountered while creating a blog regarding tweaks, customization and hacks in Windows Vista.

I want all Vista user's to experience how to tweak their Computers.
Not only nerds but for ALL...
 
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Recent News: Snapfiles and Majorgeeks.com added WinBubble to their listing


Snapfiles.com took the liberty to review and add WinBubble to their listing. They include an amazing screenshots of WinBubble. What can I say? It's beautiful! Also, They gave a 4-Stars rating.

MajorGeeks.com, included WinBubble to their listing. I thought it will be posted in their Software's forum, but instead they added it to their listing.
 
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#9
Wow this is great stuff im gonna have some fun with this programme top stuff :toast:
 

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cool, drop us a change log with the new features.
 
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Umm just 1 thing when i try the option to remove the arrow from the shortcut icons all i get when i reboot is my icons with a white layer over it neone else get this?
 
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Yay found a proggy called Vista shortcut manager removed the arrows quick pronto
 
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hey guys...WinBubble 1.5 is now available for download!

Please support WinBubble. Thank you very much...

Download



WinBubble version 1.5: What's New?
- Tweaks and Customizations -

Icon Customizations, Change your Windows Vista Icons easily
*Hard Disk Drive(s) Icon
*Documents, Pictures, Favorites, Music, Videos and Contacts Icon Customization and restoration
*Computer, Control Panel, Network Neighborhood, Recycle bin Icon
*Change your Open Folder Icon - now, it's easy to search and navigate your Windows Explorer and Registry

Security Tab
*Disable Writing to USB Drive
*Disable USB Drive/Storage

Optimize tab
*Decrease Shutdown Time for Services
*Do not Clear Pagefile at Shutdown
*Increase the bandwidth for network and internet connections

IE Tools
*Delete All History button
*History, Cookies, Temp IE files, Form Data, Password only buttons

General Tab
*OEM Info button was added

Specific Tab
*Disable Hibernation button
*System Information button
*Show the Drive letter first in Windows Explorer
*Remove the Drive Letters
 

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interesting tweaks - could you describe the one for increasing network bandwidth, and any potential downsides? i've been doing my best to max out my gigabit network here.
 

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#17
So... it only affects internet explorer?

Sorry but thats a little misleading, as it doesnt help network bandwidth at all.
(thats a well known old tweak, that only increases download speeds in IE)
 
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Network - LAN/WAN
WAN - Wide Area Network (It includes the internet...)

*This tweak only affects the internet connections (TCP) between the user and the server.

:)
 
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hey lawrence i havnt tried 1.5 but in the 1st one i coudnt get the remove arrows from shortcuts to work will it werk in 1.5?
 
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It is working on the first version...thousands have tried it...
I don't know what's wrong in your Windows Vista...
Please try the other features:


*FreewareFiles.com
*Softpedia 100% Clean Award
*Soft82 5 stars Award and 100% Clean Certification
*CFS 5 Doves Award
*Download.hr 100% Clean Award and 4-Stars Award (Very Good)
 
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#24
that screenshot is too small to read anything :(
 
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#25
Ok!


thank you Techpowerup community for supporting winbubble...
Now, I've included this community in the list of supporters of WinBubble. :)