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Windows 10 Tweaks for VGA Benchmark

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Motherboard X299 Rampage VI Apex & z490 Maximus XII Apex & x99 Sabertooth & Acer WG43M
Cooling D5 combo/280 GTX/ VRM water block copper/280 GTX/ D5 Top/Optimus sigV2/TitanXp/Mora 360x2
Memory Trident-Z 3600C16 4x8gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 2x8gb & Trident-Z 3200c14 4x8gb & 4x2gb crucial
Video Card(s) 1080ti FTW3 & Titan Xp & evga 980ti gaming & Onboard graphic's need another gpu
Storage 970 evo plus 500gb & 970 evo 500gb many 2.5" ssd's and WD BLK hdd's
Display(s) 1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
Case D450 second floor for 2nd rad x2/ Cherry Entertainment center/ 2 Test benches
Audio Device(s) Built in Realtek x2 with Insignia 2.0 sound bars & 1-LG sound bar
Power Supply EVGA 1200P2 & 1000P2 with APC AX1500 & 850P2 with CyberPower-GX1325U & 750P2
Mouse Redragon Perdition x3
Keyboard G710+x3
Software Win-7 pro x3 and Linux Cinnamon 20.1x2 & win-10 pro x3
Benchmark Scores Are in the benchmark section
Hi,
@W1zzard
Are you working on a another updated list for 20H2/ 21H1/ 21H2 versions ?
Noticed popup firewall off for private networks does not work on 20H2 think it did work on 21H2 though :/

Can't figure out why but my 3DMark shortcut gets killed but steam lives like it should :/
Here's the goodies I used not sure which one is killing 3dmark though otherwise works good :cool:

Code:
rem Disable Windows Game DVR and Game Bar
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\GameDVR /v AppCaptureEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\GameDVR /v GameDVR_Enabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Disable Game Mode
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\GameBar /v AutoGameModeEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKCU\System\GameConfigStore /v GameDVR_FSEBehavior /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f

rem Disable "Fix apps that are blurry" popup
reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v IgnorePerProcessSystemDPIToast /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Hide Search Box from Task Bar
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search /v SearchboxTaskbarMode /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Disable Web Search Results
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search /v BingSearchEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer /v DisableSearchBoxSuggestions /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Block Search from using Location
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search /v AllowSearchToUseLocation /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Disable Cortana
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search /v CortanaConsent /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Hide People button from Task Bar
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\People /v PeopleBand /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Hide Cortana button
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v ShowCortanaButton /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Hide Task View button
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v ShowTaskViewButton /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Windows Explorer Start on This PC instead of Quick Access
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v LaunchTo /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Setup taskbar
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v TaskbarGlomming /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v TaskbarGlomLevel /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v TaskbarSmallIcons /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v ShowTaskViewButton /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Disable Windows 10 App Suggestions in Start
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager /v SubscribedContent-338388Enabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Always show more details in file copy dialog
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\OperationStatusManager /v EnthusiastMode /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Set "Do this for all current items" checkbox by default
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\OperationStatusManager /v ConfirmationCheckBoxDoForAll /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Remove 10 second startup delay for application restore
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Serialize /v StartupDelayInMSec /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Disable Error Reporting
reg add "HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Error Reporting" /v Disabled /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Disable automatic TCG/Opal disk locking on supported SSD drives with PSID
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\EnhancedStorageDevices /v TCGSecurityActivationDisabled /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Control Panel shows Large Icons
reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer /v ForceClassicControlPanel /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Disable UAC
reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v PromptOnSecureDesktop /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Disable automatic installation of printers and other networked devices
reg add HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\NcdAutoSetup\Private /v AutoSetup /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Set Ethernet connection to private
powershell Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceAlias Ethernet* -NetworkCategory private

rem Disable Warnings due to Firewall / Defender being disabled
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Notifications\Settings\Windows.SystemToast.SecurityAndMaintenance /v Enabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Disable Windows Firewall for private network
netsh advfirewall set private state off

rem Disable Windows Defender
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Spynet" /v SpyNetReporting /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Spynet" /v SubmitSamplesConsent /t REG_DWORD /d 2 /f
reg add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender" /v DisableAntiSpyware /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
reg add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Real-Time Protection" /v DisableRealtimeMonitoring /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer" /v SmartScreenEnabled /t REG_SZ /d "Off" /f
reg add "HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender" /v DisableRoutinelyTakingAction /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
reg delete HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run /v SecurityHealth /f

rem Disable "Consumer Features" (aka downloading apps from the internet automatically)
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CloudContent /v DisableWindowsConsumerFeatures /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Disable the "how to use Windows" contextual popups
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CloudContent /v DisableSoftLanding /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Disable Lock Screen
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization /v NoLockScreen /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Remove Logon Wallpaper
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\System /v DisableLogonBackgroundImage /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Disable One Drive
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\OneDrive /v DisableFileSyncNGSC /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
start /wait %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\OneDriveSetup.exe /uninstall
rd "%PROGRAMDATA%\Microsoft OneDrive" /Q /S
reg delete "HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-19\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run" /v OneDriveSetup /f
reg delete "HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-20\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run" /v OneDriveSetup /f
reg load HKLM\DEFAULT c:\users\default\ntuser.dat
reg delete HKLM\DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run /v OneDriveSetup /f
reg unload HKLM\DEFAULT

rem Disable Hibernate
powercfg -h off

rem Turn off sleep mode
powercfg.exe -x -standby-timeout-ac 0

rem Set 4 hours screen blank timeout
powercfg.exe -x -monitor-timeout-ac 240

rem Disable System Restore and delete restore points
powershell disable-computerrestore c:
vssadmin delete shadows /all /quiet

rem Disable reboot on Bluescreen, and no dump
reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl /v CrashDumpEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl /v LogEvent /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl /v SendAlert /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CrashControl /v AutoReboot /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Remove 3D Objects from Explorer
reg delete HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\{0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A} /f
reg delete HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\{0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A} /f

rem Disable Edge Browser preload on startup. We'll never use it anyway, saves memory and startup time
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\MicrosoftEdge\Main /v AllowPrelaunch /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

rem Do not start Edge on first-login after user created
reg load HKLM\DEFAULT c:\users\default\ntuser.dat
reg add HKLM\DEFAULT\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager /v SubscribedContent-310093Enabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg unload HKLM\DEFAULT

rem Disable Look for App in Store prompt when opening unknown file type
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer /v NoUseStoreOpenWith /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Enable Windows Update (written here for reference how to re-enable)
net stop wuauserv
reg delete HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate /f

rem Disable Windows Update
net stop wuauserv
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate /v WUServer /t REG_SZ /d "http://localhost" /f
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate /v WUStatusServer /t REG_SZ /d "http://localhost" /f
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate /v DoNotConnectToWindowsUpdateInternetLocations /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
reg add HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU /v UseWUServer /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

rem Make sure junk apps like Candy Crush don't get installed when we login first time with our Administrator account
reg load HKLM\DEFAULT c:\users\default\ntuser.dat
reg add HKLM\DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager /v PreInstalledAppsEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg add HKLM\DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager /v OemPreInstalledAppsEnabled /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
reg unload HKLM\DEFAULT

rem Remove useless Windows components
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:Printing-PrintToPDFServices-Features
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:Printing-XPSServices-Features
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:WorkFolders-Client
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:WindowsMediaPlayer
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:Printing-Foundation-Features
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:Printing-Foundation-InternetPrinting-Client
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:FaxServicesClientPackage
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:MSRDC-Infrastructure
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:Internet-Explorer-Optional-amd64
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:SmbDirect
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:MediaPlayback
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:WCF-TCP-PortSharing45
dism /online /norestart /disable-feature /featurename:WCF-Services45

rem Remove useless optional features
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:App.Support.QuickAssist~~~~0.0.1.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:OneCoreUAP.OneSync~~~~0.0.1.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:MathRecognizer~~~~0.0.1.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:Hello.Face.18330~~~~0.0.1.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:OpenSSH.Client~~~~0.0.1.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:Media.WindowsMediaPlayer~~~~0.0.12.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:Browser.InternetExplorer~~~~0.0.11.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:Language.Speech~~~en-US~0.0.1.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:Language.OCR~~~en-US~0.0.1.0
dism /online /norestart /Remove-Capability /CapabilityName:Language.Handwriting~~~en-US~0.0.1.0

rem Remove all apps except for Store
powershell "Get-AppXPackage | Where Name -NotLike "*WindowsStore*" | Remove-AppXPackage"
powershell "sleep 5"
powershell "Get-AppXProvisionedPackage -online | Where DisplayName -NotLike "*WindowsStore*" | Remove-AppxProvisionedPackage –online"

rem Finished
 

W1zzard

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First post is already updated for 21H1
 
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System Name Ghetto Rigs x299 & z490 & x99 & Q9550 Old timer
Processor 9940x w/Optimus SigV2 & 10900k w/Optimus Foundation & 5930k w/EK Magnitude & Q9550 w/EK Evo
Motherboard X299 Rampage VI Apex & z490 Maximus XII Apex & x99 Sabertooth & Acer WG43M
Cooling D5 combo/280 GTX/ VRM water block copper/280 GTX/ D5 Top/Optimus sigV2/TitanXp/Mora 360x2
Memory Trident-Z 3600C16 4x8gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 2x8gb & Trident-Z 3200c14 4x8gb & 4x2gb crucial
Video Card(s) 1080ti FTW3 & Titan Xp & evga 980ti gaming & Onboard graphic's need another gpu
Storage 970 evo plus 500gb & 970 evo 500gb many 2.5" ssd's and WD BLK hdd's
Display(s) 1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
Case D450 second floor for 2nd rad x2/ Cherry Entertainment center/ 2 Test benches
Audio Device(s) Built in Realtek x2 with Insignia 2.0 sound bars & 1-LG sound bar
Power Supply EVGA 1200P2 & 1000P2 with APC AX1500 & 850P2 with CyberPower-GX1325U & 750P2
Mouse Redragon Perdition x3
Keyboard G710+x3
Software Win-7 pro x3 and Linux Cinnamon 20.1x2 & win-10 pro x3
Benchmark Scores Are in the benchmark section
First post is already updated for 21H1
Hi,
Anything on it that would kill 3dmark shortcut it's from the steam version :/
 

W1zzard

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Display(s) 30" 2560x1600 + 19" 1280x1024
Software Windows 10 64-bit
kill as in "shortcut deleted from the desktop" ?
 
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System Name Ghetto Rigs x299 & z490 & x99 & Q9550 Old timer
Processor 9940x w/Optimus SigV2 & 10900k w/Optimus Foundation & 5930k w/EK Magnitude & Q9550 w/EK Evo
Motherboard X299 Rampage VI Apex & z490 Maximus XII Apex & x99 Sabertooth & Acer WG43M
Cooling D5 combo/280 GTX/ VRM water block copper/280 GTX/ D5 Top/Optimus sigV2/TitanXp/Mora 360x2
Memory Trident-Z 3600C16 4x8gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 2x8gb & Trident-Z 3200c14 4x8gb & 4x2gb crucial
Video Card(s) 1080ti FTW3 & Titan Xp & evga 980ti gaming & Onboard graphic's need another gpu
Storage 970 evo plus 500gb & 970 evo 500gb many 2.5" ssd's and WD BLK hdd's
Display(s) 1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
Case D450 second floor for 2nd rad x2/ Cherry Entertainment center/ 2 Test benches
Audio Device(s) Built in Realtek x2 with Insignia 2.0 sound bars & 1-LG sound bar
Power Supply EVGA 1200P2 & 1000P2 with APC AX1500 & 850P2 with CyberPower-GX1325U & 750P2
Mouse Redragon Perdition x3
Keyboard G710+x3
Software Win-7 pro x3 and Linux Cinnamon 20.1x2 & win-10 pro x3
Benchmark Scores Are in the benchmark section
kill as in "shortcut deleted from the desktop" ?
Hi,
No it's still there it looses it's association so it ask what to open it with
I tried steam.exe didn't work not sure what file it wants

Even if I use steams option to add a desktop shortcut it doesn't work either it's really weird lol
 
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Location
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System Name Ghetto Rigs x299 & z490 & x99 & Q9550 Old timer
Processor 9940x w/Optimus SigV2 & 10900k w/Optimus Foundation & 5930k w/EK Magnitude & Q9550 w/EK Evo
Motherboard X299 Rampage VI Apex & z490 Maximus XII Apex & x99 Sabertooth & Acer WG43M
Cooling D5 combo/280 GTX/ VRM water block copper/280 GTX/ D5 Top/Optimus sigV2/TitanXp/Mora 360x2
Memory Trident-Z 3600C16 4x8gb & Trident-Z 3600c16 2x8gb & Trident-Z 3200c14 4x8gb & 4x2gb crucial
Video Card(s) 1080ti FTW3 & Titan Xp & evga 980ti gaming & Onboard graphic's need another gpu
Storage 970 evo plus 500gb & 970 evo 500gb many 2.5" ssd's and WD BLK hdd's
Display(s) 1-AOC G2460PG 24"G-Sync 144Hz/ 2nd 1-ASUS VG248QE 24"/ 3rd LG 43" series
Case D450 second floor for 2nd rad x2/ Cherry Entertainment center/ 2 Test benches
Audio Device(s) Built in Realtek x2 with Insignia 2.0 sound bars & 1-LG sound bar
Power Supply EVGA 1200P2 & 1000P2 with APC AX1500 & 850P2 with CyberPower-GX1325U & 750P2
Mouse Redragon Perdition x3
Keyboard G710+x3
Software Win-7 pro x3 and Linux Cinnamon 20.1x2 & win-10 pro x3
Benchmark Scores Are in the benchmark section
Hi,
Any changes for win-11 or scripts in the op still good to go ?
 
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