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Windows Registry Helper


This tool offers a fast way to change certain settings that I find tricky to locate in Windows, and that I like to change.

Disclaimer: Changing registry values can theoretically affect the performance, stability and behavior of your system. Use this at your own risk. I can in no way be held responsible for the results of using this tool.

Key / valueDescriptionUse?
ForegroundFlashCount = 00000001Flash only once instead of 7 times.
MenuShowDelay = 5Speed up most menus in Windows (recommended).
SmoothScroll = 00000000Disable smooth scrolling which slows down certain UI elements like dropdowns.
MinAnimate = 0Disable the slow animations when maximizing and minimizing windows.
MouseSpeed = 0Disable mouse acceleration. This is recommended for most users, especially for graphics artists and gamers.
MouseThreshold1 = 0Disable mouse acceleration. This is recommended for most users, especially for graphics artists and gamers.
MouseThreshold2 = 0Disable mouse acceleration. This is recommended for most users, especially for graphics artists and gamers.
HideFileExt = 00000000Show the entire filename instead of hiding file extensions. Hiding the file extension is a major security risk, and I highly recommend this specific setting.
LowRiskFileTypes = .exe .rar .7z .txt .html .gif .png .jpg .jpeg .avi .mpg .mpeg .flac .mp4 .mkv .mp3 .pls .m3u .wav Tired of Windows telling you that network drives are unsafe locations? This setting should fix that for some common file types.
NoDriveTypeAutoRun = 00000095Disable CD auto-run.
LangID = 09,04This will try to change the system language to english (unverified).
MultiUILanguageID = 00000409This will try to change the system language to english (unverified).
NoWindowMinimizingShortcuts = 00000001Sometimes when moving around a window, all other windows are suddenly minimized. This setting should prevent that.
EnableCursorSuppression = 00000000Show the pointer all the time while starting up Windows.
VerboseStatus = 00000001Show slightly more status information while Windows is starting up.
AllowCortana = 00000000Disable Cortana
AllowCortanaAboveLock = 00000000Disable Cortana
NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers = 00000001Certain Windows updates will force a reboot while you're working with the machine. This setting will prevent that.
Default = 0409This will try to change the system language to english (unverified).
InstallLanguage = 0409This will try to change the system language to english (unverified).
Scancode Map = -Enable the Caps Lock key by removing any custom keyboard remapping.
same as above = 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 02 00 00 00 00 00 3A 00 00 00 00 00Disable the Caps Lock key.
Attributes = 00000002Show power settings on lock screen in Windows 10.
HiberbootEnabled = 00000000Disable "Fast Start" which causes certain drivers to not load on start-up. This will make booting slower but may make the system more stable.
Autorun = 00000000Disable CD auto-run.
NoDriveTypeAutoRun = 00000095Disable CD auto-run.



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Remember that you must place the .reg file on a local drive. Windows cannot import .reg files from network drives.


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