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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 -





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]

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

"Logitech Download Assistant"=-

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Blocked]

; Unpin Onedrive from File Explorer
; "System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree"=dword:00000001
; "System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree"=dword:00000000

; aka "c:\program files\\paintdotnet.exe" "%1"
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,\

; remove 3d objects from My Computer

Turn off Intel adaptive contrast


(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:


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

Switch Windows 10 from RAID/IDE to AHCI


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)

Windows 10 blank icons in start menu for UWP icons

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

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