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Powershell script to make a bunch of initial windows annoyances changes
# Sets some UX annoyances in Windows
# *************************************************************
# * Change how often Windows asks you for feedback to "NEVER" *
# *************************************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules" `
-Name "NumberOfSIUFInPeriod" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
Remove-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Siuf\Rules" `
-Name "PeriodInNanoSeconds" `
-Force
# **********************************
# * Disable feedback notifications *
# **********************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\DataCollection" `
-Name "DoNotShowFeedbackNotifications" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# ******************************************************************
# * Disable "Get tips, tricks, and suggestions as you use Windows" *
# ******************************************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-338389Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ******************************************
# * Disable the Windows welcome experience *
# ******************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-310093Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ************************************
# * Disable app suggestions in start *
# ************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-338388Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ****************************************************
# * Disable display of suggested content in settings *
# ****************************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-338393Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-353694Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-353696Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ******************************************************
# * Turn off tailored experiences with diagnostic data *
# ******************************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Privacy" `
-Name "TailoredExperiencesWithDiagnosticDataEnabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ************************************
# * Turn off suggestions in timeline *
# ************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-353698Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# *****************************************
# * Disable Tips, Tricks, and Suggestions *
# *****************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager" `
-Name "SubscribedContent-338389Enabled" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ****************************************
# * Display seconds on the taskbar clock *
# ****************************************
# This will cause the clock on the taskbar to show seconds. Windows Explorer needs to be restarted
# before this will take effect.
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "ShowSecondsInSystemClock" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# ********************************
# * File Explorer Customizations *
# ********************************
# ************************************
# * Turn on Expand to current folder *
# * Turn on Show all folders *
# ************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "NavPaneExpandToCurrentFolder" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "NavPaneShowAllFolders" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# **************************
# * Turn on Show Libraries *
# **************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Classes\CLSID\{031E4825-7B94-4dc3-B131-E946B44C8DD5}" `
-Name "System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# **************************************
# * Display full path in the title bar *
# **************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CabinetState" `
-Name "FullPath" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# *********************
# * Show empty drives *
# *********************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "HideDrivesWithNoMedia" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
Remove-ItemProperty -Path "HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "HideDrivesWithNoMedia" `
-Force
# *****************************
# * Show file name extensions *
# *****************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "HideFileExt" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ************************************************
# * Show encrypted and compressed files in color *
# ************************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "ShowEncryptCompressedColor" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# ****************************************
# * Show hidden files folders and drives *
# ****************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "Hidden" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# *****************************************
# * Hide protected operating system files *
# *****************************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "ShowSuperHidden" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 1 `
-Force
# ***********************************
# * Use check boxes to select items *
# ***********************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "AutoCheckSelect" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# ******************************
# * Disable the sharing wizard *
# ******************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "SharingWizardOn" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000000 `
-Force
# ***********************************
# * Launch File Explorer to This PC *
# ***********************************
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced" `
-Name "LaunchTo" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
# *********************************** *
# * Launch Control Panel to Icon View *
# *********************************** *
New-ItemProperty -Path "HKCU:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer" `
-Name "ForceClassicControlPanel" `
-PropertyType DWORD `
-Value 0x00000001 `
-Force
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