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AveYo / Windows 10 PitchBlack mid.xaml
Created July 31, 2023 06:55
Retrobar Windows 10 PitchBlack (wip)
<!-- Windows 10 PitchBlack center by AveYo -->
<Style x:Key="TaskListWrapPanel" TargetType="WrapPanel">
AveYo / . steam_overlay_clear.bat
Last active July 7, 2024 12:37
Steam minimal resource usage after removal of -no-browser & -vgui options. Enter script in powershell then use Steam_min shortcut on Desktop instead
@(set "0=%~f0"^)#) & powershell -nop -c iex([io.file]::ReadAllText($env:0)) & timeout /t 7 & exit /b
$found = $false; $utf8 = new-object Text.UTF8Encoding $false
$userdata = join-path (gp HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Valve\Steam SteamPath -ea 0).SteamPath 'userdata'; pushd $userdata;
dir -rec -file localconfig.vdf |% {
$cfg = $_; $data = [io.file]::ReadAllLines($cfg, $utf8); $ok = $true
if (($data |% {$_ -like '*OverlaySavedData*'}) -notcontains $true) { echo "$cfg : no steam overlay saved data"; $ok = $false }
if ($ok) { if (get-process -name Steam -ea 0) { start -wait "$(split-path $userdata)\Steam.exe" -args '-shutdown' } }
AveYo / . Pitch Black Theme.reg
Last active July 12, 2024 04:02
Pitch Black Theme.reg - now for Ctrl+Alt+Del (and logon on 11) as well - revised 2022-06-16
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
; Pitch Black Theme preset by AveYo, AccentPalette idea by /u/Egg-Tricky
; for Ctrl+Alt+Del, Logon, Taskbar, Start Menu, Action Center (10 & 11)
; revised 2022-06-16: show active taskbar button in accent color
"AccentColorMenu"=dword:aa000000 ; Window borders and titlebar
"StartColorMenu"=dword:aa202020 ; Modals in UWP ex. Apply new refresh rate in 10
AveYo / 7-Zip_Windows11.reg
Last active July 11, 2024 12:47
7-Zip Windows 11 Context Menu entries via whitelisted id reuse example by AveYo
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
; 7-Zip Windows 11 Context Menu entries via whitelisted id reuse example by AveYo
; Add to archive.. only single files (multiple would need a single instance redirect tool)
"MuiVerb"="@C:\\Program Files\\7-Zip\\7-zip.dll,-2324"
"Icon"="C:\\Program Files\\7-Zip\\7-zip.dll,0"
AveYo / ..runasTI.bat
Last active April 13, 2024 13:25
Lean and Mean runas TrustedInstaller / System compact snippet to easily integrate in your batch scripts
@echo off& title RunAsTI - lean and mean snippet by AveYo, 2018-2022
goto :nfo
- innovative HKCU load, no need for reg load / unload ping-pong; programs get the user profile
- sets ownership privileges, high priority, and explorer support; get System if TI unavailable
- accepts special characters in paths for which default run as administrator fails
- adds Send to - RunAsTI right-click menu entry to launch files and folders as TI via explorer
- First copy-paste RunAsTI snippet after .bat script content
- Then call it anywhere to launch programs with arguments as TI
AveYo / win10colors.cmd
Last active May 4, 2024 15:44 — forked from mlocati/win10colors.cmd
ANSI Colors in standard Windows 10 shell
@echo off
title Windows 10 native ANSI colors fast and compact macro setup by AveYo - just replace ECHO with %%@%% and ^<ESC^> with @
:: Initiate macro just once
call :@echo
:: [screenonly] [processed escape sequences]
%@% @^^[101;93m @[101;93m STYLES
%@% @^^[0m @[0m Reset
%@% @^^[1m @[1m Bold
%@% @^^[4m @[4m Underline
AveYo / .. MediaCreationTool.bat
Last active June 29, 2024 01:12
Universal MediaCreationTool wrapper for all MCT Windows 10 versions - MOVED TO
AveYo / .FreeStandbyMemory.bat
Last active November 23, 2023 21:16
FreeStandbyMemory.bat - ninja edits at
/* 2>nul || title FreeStandbyMemory.bat by AveYo v2019.06.01
@echo off|| csc compiling snippet, advanced schedule, builtin add_remove - UPDATE: reliable free memory detection
:: check_admin_rights
reg query "HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-20\Environment" /v TEMP >nul 2>nul || (
color 0e & echo. & echo PERMISSION DENIED! Right-click %~nx0 ^& Run as administrator
This file has been truncated, but you can view the full file.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>=
<PublishedMedia id="2072" release="20181002 RS5 RTM WU">
<File id="470474">
<Language>Chinese Simplified</Language>
AveYo / .Close_Handles_ContextMenu.bat
Last active December 29, 2023 17:45
'Close Handles' context menu to unlock files or folders -
@echo off &Title 'Close Handles' context menu to unlock files or folders by AveYo v2019.09.27
:: changelog: fix dl; add /accepteula; check S-1-5-19 for admin; ask for admin rights to catch system handles; auto-hide window
:: add_remove whenever script is run again
reg query "HKCU\Software\Classes\Directory\shell\CloseHandles" /v MuiVerb >nul 2>nul && (
reg delete HKCU\Software\Classes\Directory\shell\CloseHandles /f >nul 2>nul
reg delete HKCU\Software\Classes\Drive\shell\CloseHandles /f >nul 2>nul
reg delete HKCU\Software\Classes\*\shell\CloseHandles /f >nul 2>nul
color 0c &echo. &echo REMOVED! Run script again to add 'Close Handles' context menu
timeout /t -1 &color 0f &title %COMSPEC% &exit/b