# RegTweaks 0.4.2

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Parabéns!!!

Estava procurando algo parecido com isso há vários anos. Certamente vai me poupar muitas horas de pesquisa. Vou começar a estudar o material agora... Se achar alguma contribuição que possa fazer, postarei novamente.

Valeu.

RedBeard

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This is an english forum buddy.

Anyways:

Congratulations! It was looking something seemed with this has some years. Certainly goes to save I many hours of research. I go to start to study the material now… If to find some contribution that can make, I dispatched by post again. It was valid. RedBeard
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WOW, this looks great .. I will go through and use the ones I like thanks

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Alright. Here's the deal, I added all my tweaks from over the years and compared with most of these and got some tweaks from you guys to add, so thanks!

But, I have added a few custom apps to my shell menus (Right-Click on My Computer, and Right-Click on Typical Folders). These additions I cannot imagine would be useful to anyone else, however -- I was wondering if:

1. Anyone knows how to change the name that displays on the Menu (Ex: I add the Command Prompt, and I want it to say "CMD" instead of "Open Command Line Here...")

2. Anyone knows how to change the order in which menu items appear (Ex: I have 4 options, Open / Command Line Here / Manage / Explore -- I want "Open" at the top, then "Explore" below it, then "Manage" below that, and lastly "Command Line Here" at the bottom of the top portion of the Menu)

*does that make sense??*

kthnxbye

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Anyone knows how to change the name that displays on the Menu
Simple Example: Menu will say CMD Prompt
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Folder\shell\cmdhere]@="CMD &Prompt"[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Folder\shell\cmdhere\command]@=hex(2):25,00,43,00,4f,00,4d,00,53,00,50,00,45,00,43,00,25,00,20,00,2f,00,6b,\  00,20,00,70,00,75,00,73,00,68,00,64,00,20,00,25,00,4c,00,00,00

I used a hex notation for the actual command to help highlight the bit you needed to change.

The ampersand underlines the P, and is used to designate the shortcut key. It is only necessary if you use this functionality.

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Sweet thanks!

Now if only I can get these things in order!

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Hi to all.

I´ve just updated the tweaks collection.

I cleaned the layout a bit, re-writed a few things to be more clear, removed the description of each service in each of the services reg files, remade the readme file, made a pt-br version of the tweaks, and other small things.

I am trying to update my site, that will have a page with all the info about the tweaks and the services, but my server is currently off. The page is almost ready, i only need to upload it and fix a few things, so i hope i will be online soon.

Besides the normal folder with all the tweaks inside, the pack now has another folder called "essentials".

The idea of this folder is what i asked you guys on this topic before, about having only essential tweaks for an unattended setup. So, here it is..

I have also added another file called "visual effects.reg" that has windows visual tweaks and some other stuff.

Main Changes of this Version

• Added - Tweaks to change other visual stuff rathen than windows defaults (like use Royale Noir, use Segoe UI as system font, etc...)
• Added - Some new tweaks inside "other_software.reg" file
• Added - The package now has a new folder with only essential tweaks to a unattended installation.
• Removed - "Change Transition Effect to Menus and Tips using Fade", ´cause it was restarting my PC and the ones i installed (and took me about 4 days to find out this ******).
• Removed - The batch files inside the package. There are instrucions inside the readme file instead.

You all have been very helpfull to make this a nice tweaks collection. I would like to ask you guys to keep reporting errors, invalid or double entries, things i might have translated wrong and other problems so i can correct it.

Also the "essentials" folder has tweaks that i found to be essentials. If you think that some tweak you may find essentil is missing from the files, or another one should be removed, let me know.

Bellow goes the attachments.

Cheers.

gugutz

tweaks_collection_v0.4_en.7z (English version)

colecao_de_tweaks_v0.4_pt_br.7z (português-brasileiro)

After I used the reg tweaks and made a restart, when the Windows tried to start on a black screen appears a window:

"The logon user interface dll custom msgina.dll file failed to load" In that windows the only button to use was restart.

I'm sure that from service reg tweaks isn't this error, because I have used then "services-black_viper.reg" for a while without any problem, but after AI have tried to use the others tweaks appear this error.

Do you know which tweak made this?

Another package of new reg twaks is here on the forum? Because theese seem to be update on August for the last time.

Thank you !

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After I used the reg tweaks and made a restart, when the Windows tried to start on a black screen appears a window:

"The logon user interface dll custom msgina.dll file failed to load" In that windows the only button to use was restart.

I'm sure that from service reg tweaks isn't this error, because I have used then "services-black_viper.reg" for a while without any problem, but after AI have tried to use the others tweaks appear this error.

Thank you !

Anyone knows which tweak provide this error ?

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@ xspeed:

try to coment the following tweak in your logon.reg file:

; Set custom logon box

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]

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v0.4 has been released long time ago, new software also has been released. Why there still no update for the regtweaks collection?

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v0.4 has been released long time ago, new software also has been released. Why there still no update for the regtweaks collection?
New regtweaks just doesn't appear very often anymore. There is a limit to what you can do/tweak with a particular software and with these it's getting close to that. Sure there are some more, minor and 3rd party program tweaks, that can be added but there probably isn't anything major left. People just don't feel the need to try finding any more tweaks, also many people have moved on to Vista. If the actual tweak file hasn't been updated, the one who updates it is maybe more interested in other things.

Is there anything special you would like to be done, either a tweak you need or you just want the file to be updated?

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Nice package of tweaks i went through the ALL folder and reconfigured some a few things to my settings.

I also created a list of the issues not being critical but may cause some confusion to others duplicated entries under some areas with minor description details etc... anyways heres a list of what i came upon.

Found Issues.

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Found twice does the same.

; Remove "Print" option from the context menu for image & text files

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\image\shell\print]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\text\shell\print]

; Remove Print From Images

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\image\shell\print]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SystemFileAssociations\text\shell\print]

Possible typo?

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Command Prompt Here]

@="Command P&rompt Here" Wrong?

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\Command Prompt Here]

@="Command &Prompt Here" Correct?

Overlapping settings and failure description on second. ; Remove new BMP file should be on second or remove the bmp entry.

; Remove new BMP file

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.bmp\ShellNew]

; Removes Briefcase, and Rich-Text-Document from New Menu.

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.bfc\ShellNew]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rtf\ShellNew]

[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.bmp\ShellNew]

Bad description needs to include that you will not be able to change any taskbar settings.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]

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Small typo in Description.

Applications

; Stop Applcations from stealing the focus with pop ups

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\desktop]

"ForegroundLockTimeout"=dword:00030d40

"ForegroundFlashCount"=dword:00000003

Wrong order of descriptions should be My Computer/My Document/My Network Places/IE Desktop.

; Put my computer, my network places, my documents , IE on the desktop

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideDesktopIcons\NewStartPanel]

"{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}"=dword:00000000

"{208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D}"=dword:00000000

"{871C5380-42A0-1069-A2EA-08002B30309D}"=dword:00000000

Another typo

; Cached "Folder-View Settings"

accelerate

; Currently at 250 (to acelerate browsing in local folders)

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell]

"BagMRU Size"=dword:000000FA

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam]

"BagMRU Size"=dword:000000FA

Disabled by default with ;

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<<<general_customation.reg>>>

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; Disable Baloon Tips

"EnableBalloonTips"=dword:00000000

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<<<internet_explorer.reg>>>

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Um same reg settings one after another... "MaxConnectionsPerServer"=dword:0000000a

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]

"MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server"=dword:0000000a

"MaxConnectionsPerServer"=dword:0000000a

;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]

"MaxConnectionsPerServer"=dword:00000032

System Restore also in here along with previous area

;Disable System Restore

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\SystemRestore]

"DisableSR"=dword:00000001

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<<<multimedia.reg>>>

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Most settings also in the media_player-windows_media_player.reg settings in previous reg file.

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<<<other_software.reg>>>

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Couple of overlapping reg entries.

;Prevents Windows Messenger from being installed

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Messenger\Client]

"Disabled"=dword:00000001

"PreventAutoRun"=dword:00000001

"PreventAutoUpdate"=dword:00000001

"PreventRun"=dword:00000001

;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

;Prevents Windows Messenger from being updated

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Messenger\Client]

"PreventAutoUpdate"=dword:00000001

;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

; Don't let Windows Messenger load involuntarily at every boot-up

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Messenger\Client]

"PreventAutoRun"=dword:00000001

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<<<outlook_express.reg>>>

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More over lapped windows messenger reg entries this one is also in other_software.reg.

;Unbundle Windows Messenger from Outlook Express

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express]

"Hide Messenger"=dword:00000002

;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

;Do Not Start MS-Messenger with Outlook Express

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Outlook Express]

"Hide Messenger"=dword:00000002

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<<<security.reg>>>

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Both settings are in general_settings.reg already.

; Disable remote assistance / Remote-Desktop for the sake of security - disables hacking Terminal Server

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server]

"fAllowToGetHelp"=dword:00000000

"fDenyTSConnections"=dword:00000001

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<<<system_performance.reg>>>

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; Improve file system performance (Speed up NTFS) Note: these have been reported to cause non-compatibility with DOS/Win9x-based apps/games

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem]

"NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate"=dword:00000001

"Win95TruncatedExtensions"=dword:00000001

"Win31FileSystem"=dword:00000000

; Disable the NTFS Last Access Time Stamp (speeds up viewing folders in ntfs)

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem]

"NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate"=dword:00000001

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<<<visual_effects.reg>>>

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Also in folder_view_and_taskbar.reg but its currently not enabled here no real issue.

; Show Window content while draging

;[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

;"DragFullWindows"="1"

; Use screen fonts with rounded corners

; Values: 0 = Don´t use / 2 = Use

;[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

;"FontSmoothing"="2"

; Enable ClearType

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

"FontSmoothing"="2"

"FontSmoothingType"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop]

"FontSmoothing"="2"

"FontSmoothingType"=dword:00000001

Typo in description.

; Use "Royale Noir" as Visual Style

; This is a secret theme that was never published by Microsoft. Some kind of "dark brother" of the default theme, Luna. Download the file at http://gugutz.co.nr/files/windows/xp/royale_noir.7z and put it under "$OEM$\\Resources\Themes" so the theme will be copied durint install to the proper place, then use this tweak

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ThemeManager]

"WCreatedUser"="1"

"ThemeActive"="1"

"LastUserLangID"="1046"

"DllName"="%SystemRoot%\\Resources\\Themes\\Luna Royale Noir\\luna.msstyles"

"ColorName"="Metallic"

"SizeName"="NormalSize"

Edited by Solace
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Right click on My computer for Device Manager never work for me. Can somebody help me?

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The command used in the supplied reg is missing a switch, uses a variable requiring a different data type and can be shortened.

Change this:
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; Adds Device Manager to right click of My Computer

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\DevMgr]

@="Device Manager"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\DevMgr\command]

@="mmc.exe %%SYSTEMDRIVE%%\\WINDOWS\\SYSTEM32\\devmgmt.msc"

;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

To this:
;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

; Adds Device Manager to right click of My Computer

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Device Manager\command]

@=hex(2):6d,00,6d,00,63,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,20,00,2f,00,73,00,20,00,25,\

00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,72,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,00,5c,00,\

73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,64,00,65,00,76,00,6d,\

00,67,00,6d,00,74,00,2e,00,6d,00,73,00,63,00,00,00

;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Or shorter still: this:
;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

; Adds Device Manager to right click of My Computer

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}\shell\Device Manager\command]

@="mmc -s devmgmt.msc"

;--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

If it still doesn't work it's not the command that's at fault, it's your system.

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Hey guys,

Sry for the question, but exactly how can I add these tweaks (or any registry tweak) into my own unattended XP install? Where should I copy it or what should I write? Pls, redirect me if I'm in the wrong topic.

Thx

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