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Windows 7: Registry Hacks/Tweaks

24 Jun 2010   #21
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Here's a basic one with an easy "undo" button:

Ultimate Windows Tweaker

Keep in mind that most of these just turn off features, some of which you may want.


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24 Jun 2010   #22
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CarlTR6 View Post
Here are the Seven Forums tutorials on ownership and Aero shake.

Take ownership - Take Ownership Shortcut

Aero shake - Aero Shake - Enable or Disable
LOL Carl I already posted those and a bunch of info on how to use the Group policy editor to do a bunch of other stuff without having to mess with the registry.
Yes, I was typing away while you were. You just type faster than I do - showoff!! Just kidding
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25 Jun 2010   #23
OGTnT

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

if you want a kinda good registry hack here's a one i tested recently Preme for Windows 7 - Powered by CO.CC more info Preme Adds Unique Shortcuts to Windows 7 and this a another registry hack Lose the Taskbar Thumbnail Delay in Windows 7 with a Registry Hack
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25 Jun 2010   #24
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OGTnT View Post
Mine are set like this...in decimal:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
"ExtendedUIHoverTime"=dword:00000100
"ThumbnailLivePreviewHoverTime"=dword:00001000

guess it is nearly the normal settings....
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25 Jun 2010   #25
gregrocker

 

The only one mentioned which actually improves WIn7 is the Add Copy/Move to context menu tweak. But it's "Move" function isn't always instantaneous (change directory label) but will copy anyway so it needs improvement.

As stated repeatedly here, tweaking Win7 for performance is unnecessary, redundant oldthink. Beta testers learned this the hard way time and again.

They have already perfected Windows this time - Really.
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25 Jun 2010   #26
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

I still insist that if you want to play with the registry it's far better to work with the Group Policy editor instead. You can easily tweak your system six ways to Sunday or you can tweak every system in your network and change it back just as easily.

And Greg I agree, there is no reason for fancy tweaking of Windows 7 because they did in fact get it right this time.

I'm a bit surprized that nobody else picked up on that post I made because it answered the Op's questions to a T.

Looks like the Op thought so also.

Registry Hacks/Tweaks 06-24-2010 06:05 PMxSeanBoi Very helpful post. I do appreciate it
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26 Jun 2010   #27
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
I still insist that if you want to play with the registry it's far better to work with the Group Policy editor instead. You can easily tweak your system six ways to Sunday or you can tweak every system in your network and change it back just as easily.

And Greg I agree, there is no reason for fancy tweaking of Windows 7 because they did in fact get it right this time.

I'm a bit surprized that nobody else picked up on that post I made because it answered the Op's questions to a T.

Looks like the Op thought so also.

Registry Hacks/Tweaks 06-24-2010 06:05 PMxSeanBoi Very helpful post. I do appreciate it
I think people reading this thread does...but not answered the post.

One question is that the OP didn't mentionned on what kind of Multiple Client Windows 7 it will installed. Some might be only Windows Home Premium and not Pro nor Ultimate...

Don't worry we listen at you...and those posts stays here...
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