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Windows 10 Provisioning

Turn OFF sounds

Turn OFF bitlocker

manage-bde -off C:

Touchpad gestures

Advanced gesture configuration –> 3 Finger Left –> Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Advanced gesture configuration –> 3 Finger Right –> Ctrl + Shift

Disable Modern Standby

reg add HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Power /v PlatformAoAcOverride /t REG_DWORD /d 0

Disable Bing search from Start menu

reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search" /T REG_DWORD /V 
"ConnectedSearchUseWeb" /D 0 /F

reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer" /T REG_DWORD /V "DisableSearchBoxSuggestions" /D 1 /F

Blurry DPI fix

Update: Now in-built in Windows 10. Finally!

I have my display set to 125%. This helps fix the blurriness - windows10_dpi_blurry_fix.xpexplorer.com

Utilities

Imdisk

HashTab

Notepad2-mod

Google Drive FS

OLD METHOD: Block cortana search + use with edge deflector:

netsh advfirewall firewall add rule name="CUSTOM RULE Disable Cortana" dir=out action=block program="%windir%\SystemApps\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\SearchApp.exe" enable=yes

Disable CompatTelRunner.exe

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\compattelrunner.exe]
"Debugger"="systray.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\wsqmcons.exe]
"Debugger"="systray.exe"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"Logitech Download Assistant"=-

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Blocked]
"{776DBC8D-7347-478C-8D71-791E12EF49D8}"="Skype"

;[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{018D5C66-4533-4307-9B53-224DE2ED1FE6}]
; Unpin Onedrive from File Explorer
; "System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree"=dword:00000001
; "System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\image\shell\edit\command]
; aka "c:\program files\paint.net\paintdotnet.exe" "%1"
@=hex(2):22,00,63,00,3a,00,5c,00,70,00,72,00,6f,00,67,00,72,00,61,00,6d,00,20,\
00,66,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,73,00,5c,00,70,00,61,00,69,00,6e,00,74,00,2e,00,\  6e,00,65,00,74,00,5c,00,70,00,61,00,69,00,6e,00,74,00,64,00,6f,00,74,00,6e,\
00,65,00,74,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,22,00,20,00,22,00,25,00,31,00,22,00,\
00,00

; remove 3d objects from My Computer
[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\Namespace\{0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A}]
[-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\Namespace\{0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A}]

Turn off Intel adaptive contrast

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4d36e968-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}\0000]

(or 0001, 0002 - whichever corresponds to the intel gpu)

Replace the dword value for FeatureTestControl:

Original value New value
9240 9250
c200 cff0
8200 8210

Scripted method: https://github.com/orev/dpst-control

ThrottleStop

schtasks /Create /SC ONLOGON /TN ThrottleStop /TR "C:\Opt\ThrottleStop\ThrottleStop.exe" /RL HIGHEST

Switch Windows 10 from RAID/IDE to AHCI

Fixes INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE after a BIOS reset

bcdedit /set {current} safeboot minimal (ALT: bcdedit /set safeboot minimal)

Restart into BIOS Setup and change SATA Operation mode

bcdedit /deletevalue {current} safeboot (ALT: bcdedit /deletevalue safeboot)

https://support.thinkcritical.com/kb/articles/switch-windows-10-from-raid-ide-to-ahci

Windows 10 blank icons in start menu for UWP icons

Warning: Causes icon refresh flickering… would Google please just fix this already!?

https://superuser.com/questions/1319157/some-windows-10-uwp-icons-not-displaying-on-search-or-in-settings

FontBase + Inkscape

rmdir "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\inkscape\fonts"

mklink /D "%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\inkscape\fonts" "%USERPROFILE%\FontBase\Providers\Google"

APO Driver sound mod

(MaxxAudioPro is utterly horrible - I gave it fair go but I can't stand how it messes with the audio… like a bad DJ 😠)

Select Dolby DAX API Service, Unlock Dolby Atmos

FX Configurator –> Dolby DAX3 UWP (APO Wrapper)

UWP will auto-download.

Download Necessary files (Default.xml etc.) and copy to C:\Windows\System32\dolbyaposvc

Start Dolby DAX API Service from Services

windows_10.txt · Last modified: 2021/10/04 11:05 by superuser