Program RegTweak

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Program RegTweak

»» 17.NOV.2010 / updated: 12.APR.2021/

Program RegTweak: Program and description for changing the Windows 10 registry (and later).

Warning !: The program has been successfully downloaded and used by thousands of users, however you use it at your own risk. Read the rules ...

Caution: Improper use of the description may result in crashes, destruction of the Windows system, which may result in re-installation, save sensitive data, and back up the system. In case of problems please restart your computer in Safe Mode and perform a system restore. Start in safe mode

Program ready:

By navigating down the page, you can read what kind of settings the program makes, which can be changed even manually, one by one. If you don't want to waste a lot of time, manually changing the registry, download the program that will make the changes automatically, and in a flash.

More than 50 database settings can be changed, some convenience features, which can be seen in the images below. Other useful, hidden features that work in the background are invisible, but you'll be able to discover the effects while using your computer.

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Quick tip: The program can also be downloaded for older versions (XP, Vista, Win7, Win8), however, the description on this page is only for Windows 10 (and later).

Changing the "manual" database

Change the data log, as described below, by typing manually. Save sensitive data and back up your system. To open the database, press the Windows -Logo + R keys on the keyboard at the same time.

Windows + R

On the bottom left, the Run window appears. Enter the regedit command, then click the OK.

Enter the regedit command

The Database window appears. On the left side of the window, look for the entry you want to change. On the right double-click on a record to change the values.

Double-click a record

Quick tip: Once you open the database, double-click the NAME line on the name you want to edit.


In the opened database, change the settings, one by one, following the path described below, and in the "name" line, click on the entry in the database date (if any) and change the setting as described below.

If you do not find such a record, create one. Right-click an empty space in the opened database, then in the menu, select NEW-DWORD, if necessary, or NEW-KEY and edit.

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What and how can change

Only for the brave!!! Windows 10 registry change, manual:

Activate boot optimization (boot files will be defragmented)

Activate optimized memory management
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\MemoryManagement]

Activate quick launch bar
"TaskbarWinXP"=hex:0c,00,00,00,08,00,00,00,02,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,aa,4f,28,68,\ 48,6a,d0,11,8c,78,00,c0,4f,d9,18,b4,00,00,00,00,40,0d,00,00,00,00,00,00,28,\ 00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,28,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,01,00,00,00,01,00,\ 00,00,8b,8a,0d,54,3f,1c,32,4e,81,32,53,0f,6a,50,20,90,00,00,00,00,40,05,00,\ 00,00,00,00,00,1a,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,28,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,\
01,00,00,00 "Upgrade"=dword:00000001

Advanced settings in Windows Explorer for speed up system

Small icons in Control Panel

Disable Cursor Shadow
- here look for these two entries below:

Automatically end the programs that are taking a long time to respond
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

Quickly terminate the programs that are hung
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

Speed up menu display
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop]

Speed up shutdown time of Windows
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

End Processes automatically
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

Enable Take Ownership option when files and folder are clicked
@="Take Ownership" "NoWorkingDirectory"=""
@="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" /r /d y && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F /t"
@="Take Ownership" "NoWorkingDirectory"=""
@="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F" "IsolatedCommand"="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"

Speed up your PC by preventing the system to perform low disk space checks

No reboot after bluescreen

Optimize Paging Files
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management]
"PagingFiles"=hex(7):43,00,3a,00,5c,00,70,00,61,00,67,00,65,00,66,00,69,00,6c,\ 00,65,00,2e,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,20,00,32,00,30,00,34,00,36,00,20,00,34,00,\ 30,00,39,00,32,00,00,00

Remove shortcut arrow
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\lnkfile] "IsShortcut"=- [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\piffile]

Remove "Shortcut to" prefix on shortcuts

Show file extensions for known filetypes

Reduce Service Timeout
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="2000" "SystemStartOptions"=" NOEXECUTE=OPTIN"

Changes the mouse hover delay time to 10 milliseconds
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse]


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