December 22, 2019

Registry hacks

Windows

|—-Systray icons

HivePathTypeNameValueDescription
HKCUSoftware\Citrix\ProvisioningServices\StatusTrayREG_DWORDShowIcon0Hides PVS Icon in Systray
Software\VMware, Inc.\VMware Tools REG_DWORD ShowTray0Hides VMware in Icon Systray – pr user
Software\Citrix\ReceiverREG_DWORDShowIcon0Hide Citrix Receiver Icon in Systray
HKLMSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ExplorerREG_DWORDHideSCAHealth1Hide Action Centre
SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware ToolsREG_DWORDShowTray0 Hides VMware in Icon Systray

|—-Windows Explorer – Folders

HivePathTypeNameValueDescription
HKCU Software\Classes\CLSID{031E4825-7B94-4dc3-B131-E946B44C8DD5} REG_DWORD System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree1Shows libraries in Explorer nav panel
CLSID{679f85cb-0220-4080-b29b-5540cc05aab6}\ShellFolderREG_DWORDAttributes2690646016Remove Quick Access from File Menu
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced REG_DWORD NavPaneShowAllFolders 0 Turns off “show all folders” in explorer nav panel
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideMyComputerIconsREG_DWORD{0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A}1Hides 3D Objects folder in explorer
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideMyComputerIcons REG_DWORD {B4BFCC3A-DB2C-424C-B029-7FE99A87C641}1Hides Desktop folder in explorer
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideMyComputerIcons REG_DWORD {D3162B92-9365-467A-956B-92703ACA08AF}1Hides Documents folder in explorer
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideMyComputerIcons REG_DWORD {088E3905-0323-4B02-9826-5D99428E115F}1Hides Downloads folder in explorer
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideMyComputerIcons REG_DWORD {3DFDF296-DBEC-4FB4-81D1-6A3438BCF4DE}1Hides Music folder in explorer
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideMyComputerIcons REG_DWORD {24AD3AD4-A569-4530-98E1-AB02F9417AA8}1Hides Pictures folder in explorer
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HideMyComputerIcons REG_DWORD {F86FA3AB-70D2-4FC7-9C99-FCBF05467F3A}1Hides Videos folder in explorer

|—-Windows Explorer – File Association related

HivePathTypeNameValueDescription
HKCUSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer REG_DWORD NoNewAppAlert 1Ignore the “open with” window, opens with first available app
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX4hxtad77fbk3jkkeerkrm0ze94wjf3s9REG_SZNoOpenWith“”An app default was reset notification_Microsoft Edge_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX4hxtad77fbk3jkkeerkrm0ze94wjf3s9REG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb“”An app default was reset notification_Microsoft Edge_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXk0g4vb8gvt7b93tg50ybcy892pge6jmtREG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_Microsoft Photos_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXk0g4vb8gvt7b93tg50ybcy892pge6jmtREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_Microsoft Photos_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXvhc4p7vz4b485xfp46hhk3fq3grkdgjg REG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_Microsoft.3DBuilder_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXvhc4p7vz4b485xfp46hhk3fq3grkdgjgREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_Microsoft.3DBuilder_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX43hnxtbyyps62jhe9sqpdzxn1790zetcREG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_MostImageTypes_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX43hnxtbyyps62jhe9sqpdzxn1790zetcREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_MostImageTypes_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXd4nrz8ff68srnhf9t5a8sbjyar1cr723REG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_PDF_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXd4nrz8ff68srnhf9t5a8sbjyar1cr723REG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_PDF_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX9rkaq77s0jzh1tyccadx9ghba15r6t3hREG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_raw-etc_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX9rkaq77s0jzh1tyccadx9ghba15r6t3hREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_raw-etc_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXde74bfzw9j31bzhcvsrxsyjnhhbq66csREG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset_SVG notification_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXde74bfzw9j31bzhcvsrxsyjnhhbq66csREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset_SVG notification_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXcc58vyzkbjbs4ky0mxrmxf8278rk9b3tREG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_XML_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXcc58vyzkbjbs4ky0mxrmxf8278rk9b3tREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_XML_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXqj98qxeaynz6dv4459ayz6bnqxbyaqcsREG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_Zune Music_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppXqj98qxeaynz6dv4459ayz6bnqxbyaqcsREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_Zune Music_2of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX6eg8h5sxqq90pv53845wmnbewywdqq5hREG_SZ NoOpenWith “”An app default was reset notification_Zune Video_1of2 – Source
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppX6eg8h5sxqq90pv53845wmnbewywdqq5hREG_SZ NoStaticDefaultVerb “”An app default was reset notification_Zune Video_2of2 – Source

|—-Windows – Time & Date

HivePathTypeNameValueDescription
HKCU Control Panel\International REG_SZ sShortTime HH:mm Sets the short time format to HH:mm
Control Panel\International REG_SZ sTime : Sets the time seperator to : – server 2016 showed . as default
Control Panel\International REG_SZ sTimeformat HH:mm:ss Sets the time format to HH:mm:ss
Control Panel\International REG_SZ sShortDate dd.MM.yyyy Sets the date format to dd.MM.yyyy

|—-Windows – Personalization

HivePathTypeNameValueDescription
HKCUSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\DWM REG_DWORD ColorPrevalence 1 Enable Border and title bar coloring (1809+)
Source
Software\Microsoft\Windows\DWM REG_DWORD AccentColor d3d3d3 Sets Title And Border Color (1809+)
Source
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced REG_DWORD JumpListItems_Maximum 30 Increase number of items available on pinned items on taskbar icons.
Source
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced REG_DWORD ShowTaskViewButton 0 Removes taskView button on taskbar
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Search REG_DWORD SearchboxTaskbarMode 0 Removes search button on taskbar
Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer REG_DWORD ExplorerRibbonStartsMinimized 1 Always open new File Explorer windows with the ribbon minimized.
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced REG_DWORD LaunchTo 1 Sets explorer to open in this computer, not the default quick access view
Software\Microsoft\ServerManager REG_DWORD DoNotOpenServerManagerAtLogon 1 Dont show server manager at logon

|—-Windows – Privacy

HivePathTypeNameValueDescription
HKCUSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\microphoneREG_SZValueOn
Off
On= enable access to microphone for applications
Off= disable access to microphone for applications
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CapabilityAccessManager\ConsentStore\webcamREG_SZValueOn
Off
On= enable access to webcam for applications
Off= disable access to webcam for applications



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