Registry Tuner: Contents of Registry Tuner Data File version 3: default.rgt

Contents of Registry Tuner Data File version 3: default.rgt

File contains 383 items in 59 categories
Applications\Internet Explorer\
Applications\Internet Explorer\Proxy Server Configuration\
Applications\Internet Explorer\Restore the Animated Internet Explorer Logo\
Applications\Microsoft Word\
Applications\Outlook Express\
Windows 2000\DrWatson\
Windows 2000\MMC\
Windows 9x\
Windows 9x\Control panel\
Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Network Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Printers Control Panel Icon (Windows 9x)\
Windows 9x\Control panel\Display properties\
Windows 9x\Control panel\Restrict Access to the Passwords Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Windows 9x\Control panel\System (Windows 9x)\
Windows 9x\Desktop\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\Screensaver\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\Wallpaper\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Double-Click Sensitivity Area\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Explorer\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Icons\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Inbox\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Microsoft Network\
Windows 9x\Desktop\My Computer\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Network Neighborhood\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Screen saver\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Task Switcher\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Wall Paper\
Windows 9x\Desktop\Wall Paper\Position of the Desktop Wallpaper\
Windows 9x\Explorer\
Windows 9x\File system\
Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\3 step - Some Parameters\
Windows 9x\Menu\
Windows 9x\Network\
Windows 9x\Network\Disable File and Printer Sharing\
Windows 9x\Paths\
Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Windows 9x\Paths\Windows paths\
Windows 9x\Printing\
Windows 9x\Secure\
Windows 9x\Secure\Legal Notice Dialog Box Before Logon\
Windows 9x\Secure\Restrict Run Access\
Windows 9x\Secure\System logon\
Windows NT\
Windows NT\Automatically Shutdown Not Responding Applications\
Windows NT\Boot\
Windows NT\Explorer\
Windows NT\Network\
Windows NT\Network\Increase Network Performance\
Windows NT\Printing\
Windows NT\Remote access\
Windows NT\Security\
Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Paths to event logs\
Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Restricting Access to the Event Logs\
Windows NT\Security\Legal Notice Dialog Box Before Logon\
Windows NT\Services\
Windows NT\System logon\

Applications\Internet Explorer\
All User Start page
Comment It is possible to change Internet Explorer start page from default http://home.microsoft.com/ to another one, or set to blank: set value of "Default_Page_URL" to "about:blank".

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Background Bitmap of the Internet Explorer ToolBar
Comment Add a new String Value of "BackBitmap" and set the value to the path and name of bitmap file you wish to use (eg. "C:\WINDOWS\CLOUDS.BMP")

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Change the Internet Explorer Search Engine
Comment Modify the value of default to equal the URL for the search engine you want to use, substituting '%s' to represent the keywords. For example, to use Altavista the value would be: http://www.altavista.com/cgi-bin/query?q=%s

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Content Advisor and Ratings Password
Comment If you've forgotten the Internet Explorer content advisor password and want to change the ratings settings then DELETE key. Close Internet Explorer, re-open it, and the Content Advisor feature should be disabled.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Current User Start page
Comment It is possible to change Internet Explorer start page from default http://home.microsoft.com/ to another one, or set to blank: set value of "Start Page" to "about:blank".

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Diisable F3 key - Find dialog
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable find dialog on F3 key in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable Alt+F4 closing the browser
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable closing the browser by Alt+F4 combination in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable context menu
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable Context menu in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable F11 key - full window mode
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable full window mode oon F11 key in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable Favorites
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable "Favorites" menu in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable File/New
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable "File/New" menu in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable File/Open
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable "Open file" menu in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable File/Save As
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable "File/Save As" menu in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable Internet Options
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable "Internet Options" menu in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable Save As dialog when downloading file
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable "Save As dialog" when downloading file in Internet Explorer. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Disable toolbar configuration
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable Internet Explorer toolbar changing by users. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Hide the Internet Explorer Icon
Comment This option hides the Internet Explorer icon from the Windows desktop. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Intercepts the FTP Command
Comment When you enter a FTP command such as "FTP ftp.regedit.com" IE 4.0 launches instead of the DOS based FTP program. To disable this behaviour, delete the value of "ftp". To re-enable, create a REG_SZ value of "ftp" and set it to "ftp://".<

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Partial Address Feature
Comment The values listed control which domains are auto searched for matches to the keyword entered in the Address bar. To add a new domain simply create a new string value and name it a sequential number (e.g. '7').

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Proxy Server Configuration
Comment The values that configure the Internt proxy setup are located in this key. To change which proxy server is used, modify the value of 'ProxyServer' to equal the server and port combination. For example: proxy.ugatu.ac.ru:8008

Applications\Internet Explorer\Proxy Server Configuration\
ProxyEnable
Comment You may also need to set the value of 'ProxyEnable' to equal '1' for proxy enabled or '0' for disabled.

Applications\Internet Explorer\Proxy Server Configuration\
ProxyOverride
Comment Setting the value of 'ProxyOverride' to equal '' will stop internal addresses from going through the proxy.


Applications\Internet Explorer\Restore the Animated Internet Explorer Logo\
BrandBitmap
Comment To restore the default animated Internet Explorer logo, delete the "BrandBitmap" and "SmBrandBitmap" string values found under the registry key.

Applications\Internet Explorer\Restore the Animated Internet Explorer Logo\
SmBrandBitmap
Comment To restore the default animated Internet Explorer logo, delete the "BrandBitmap" and "SmBrandBitmap" string values found under the registry key.

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Web Address Autocomplete
Comment To disable the great IE property to autocomplete web addresses set the value of this string parameter to "no". And to enable autocomplete - set it to "yes".

Applications\Internet Explorer\
Window Title
Comment Create a new string value, or modify the existing value, to equal the title you would like. Delete the value of 'WindowTitle' to change the title back to the default.


Applications\Microsoft Word\
Enable Live Scrolling in Microsoft Word
Comment Normally when you move through a Word document using the scroll bar the page doesn't update until you release the mouse button. With this tweak the document location is updated as you move.Create a new string value named 'LiveScrolling'


Applications\Outlook Express\
Account
Comment Account

Applications\Outlook Express\
Change the Default Mailbox Sound Setting
Comment When you receive a new message, a sound may not be played even though "Play sound when new messages arrive" is enabled.This registry key displays the path to the Windows 9x and NT default 'new mail' sound.

Applications\Outlook Express\
Colorful Message Backgrounds
Comment (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled) Change the value of 'ColorCycle' to equal '1' for enabled. Close the registry and open Outlook Express. Open a new message and hold down CTRL + SHIFT, then press the 'Z' key to cycle through the colored backg

Applications\Outlook Express\
Location of the Outlook Express Mail and News Files
Comment If you have installed Windows on a separate partition and want to keep it free of any unnecessary files, you can change the location of the mail and news files stored by Outlook Express to another partition. Change the value of 'Store R

Applications\Outlook Express\
Name
Comment Name

Applications\Outlook Express\
Organization
Comment Organization name.

Applications\Outlook Express\
Password
Comment Password

Applications\Outlook Express\
POP3 Server name
Comment String contains default POP3 server name.

Applications\Outlook Express\
Remove the Outlook Express Splash Screen
Comment Open your registry and create a new value called 'NoSplash' in the key. 1 = No Splash Screen,0 = Splash Screen

Applications\Outlook Express\
Sender
Comment E-mail sender name.

Applications\Outlook Express\
SMTP Server name
Comment String contains default SMTP server name.

Applications\Outlook Express\
Window Title
Comment Create a new string value, or modify the existing value, to equal the title you would like. Note: Delete the value of 'WindowTitle' to change the title back to the default.



Windows 2000\DrWatson\
Path and name of DrWatson dump file
Comment This parameter contains full path and name of DrWatson dump file in Win2000.

Windows 2000\DrWatson\
Path to DrWatson log file
Comment Here you can change path to DrWatson log file (Win2000).


Windows 2000\MMC\
MMC in Author mode
Comment If you need to run MMC in author mode and is unable to do this just change this registry key. To enable MMC in author mode set this value to 0 or delete this parameter. Otherwise this value is 1.


Windows 9x\
Auto end programs on exit
Comment Set value to "1" for auto end tasks on windows exit.

Windows 9x\
Call BIOS through Interrupt 15
Comment If your computer downs while boot, maybe BIOS rewrited by other program. By default Windows calls to BIOS directly, and may use for it interrupt 15. For changing settings create parameter EISASimulateInt15 and give it values: 0 - for du

Windows 9x\
Clear recent docs on exit
Comment Set parameter value to 1 to clear recent docs on Windows exit.


Windows 9x\Control panel\
Disable Network Control Panel (Windows 9x)
Comment Enabling this option disables access to the Network Control Panel icon.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Network Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Hide Network Access Control Page (Windows 9x)
Comment The Access Control Page, defines whether the computer support User-Level access or Share-Level access, enabling this option removes access to the Access Control Page.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Network Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Hide Network Identification Page (Windows 9x)
Comment The Network Identification page include options to set the Computer Name, Workgroup and Description, enabling this option disables access to the Network ID page.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Network Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Hide the File and Printer Sharing Controls (Windows 9x)
Comment Enabling this options hides the file and printer sharing controls, stopping users from disabling or creating new file or printer shares.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\
Disable Printers Control Panel Icon (Windows 9x)
Comment This option disables access to the Printers icon in control panel, therefore stopping users from changing Printer settings.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Printers Control Panel Icon (Windows 9x)\
Disable the Addition of Printers (Windows 9x)
Comment Any user can add a new printer their system, this option once enabled disables the addition of new printers to the computer.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Printers Control Panel Icon (Windows 9x)\
Disable the Deletion of Printers (Windows 9x)
Comment Printers can be deleted simply by anyuser pressing the delete key, enabling this setting stops users from being able to delete printers.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Disable Printers Control Panel Icon (Windows 9x)\
Hide the General and Details Printer Pages (Windows 9x)
Comment This option hides the printer details and general printer information pages. Once enabled this option stops users from changing specific printer settings.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\
Display properties
Comment This option disables the display settings control panel icon, and stops users from accessing any display settings.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Display properties\
Appearance page
Comment =1 for disable appearance tab of display properties

Windows 9x\Control panel\Display properties\
Background page
Comment =1 for disable background tab of display properties

Windows 9x\Control panel\Display properties\
Screen saver page
Comment =1 for disable screen saver tab of display properties

Windows 9x\Control panel\Display properties\
Settings page
Comment =1 for disable settings tab of display properties

Windows 9x\Control panel\
Restrict Access to the Passwords Control Panel (Windows 9x)
Comment This options disables access to the Passwords icon on the the control panel, therefore stopping users from changing security related settings.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Restrict Access to the Passwords Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Hide the Change Passwords Page (Windows 9x)
Comment When this setting is enabled, users are no longer able to access the Change Passwords page.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Restrict Access to the Passwords Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Hide the Remote Administration Page (Windows 9x)
Comment Enabling this function stops users from being able to change the remote administration settings for the computer.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\Restrict Access to the Passwords Control Panel (Windows 9x)\
Hide the User Profiles Page (Windows 9x)
Comment The user profile page controls whether all users share or have separate user profiles, access to this page can be disabled by enabling this setting.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)


Windows 9x\Control panel\System (Windows 9x)\
Hide the Device Manager Page (Windows 9x)
Comment This setting controls whether the Device Manager, under Control Panel / System is visible. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\System (Windows 9x)\
Hide the File System Button (Windows 9x)
Comment This option hides the File System button from the System icon on the Control Panel. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\System (Windows 9x)\
Hide the Hardware Profiles Page (Windows 9x)
Comment The settings when enabled hides the Hardware Profiles page from the System icon on the Control Panel. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Control panel\System (Windows 9x)\
Hide the Virtual Memory Button (Windows 9x)
Comment This option hides the Virtual Memory button from the System icon on the Control Panel.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\
Counter to Write "bootlog.txt" file
Comment This parameter is intend to count number of Windows booting and to write each time "bootlog.txt" file. It inctrements from 0 upto 3 after each of first three Windows booting and then stays equal 3. If you need to get "bootlog.txt" file


Windows 9x\Desktop\
Add your own Tricks
Comment You can change advices appearing at a going into Windows. Whether it be the quotations, jokes or list of " What to do(make)? ". Simplly open Your registry also find a key [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Exp


Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Active Window Tracking
Comment This tweak makes you most control the Window focus, therefore wherever you move your mouse the window will become active, similar to X-Windows on Unix. (0=disable,1=enable)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Automatic screen reresh
Comment Change hexadecimal value of UpdateMode within 1..7. Restart the Windows. Now no need to press F5 for refresh contents. Windows will do it automatically.

Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Enable font smoothing
Comment For enable font smoothing without "Plus" set parameter value of "1"

Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Full Window Drag Option
Comment This setting enables the Full Windows Drag function, which allow you to view the contents of window while dragging it across the screen, instead of just the standard outline.Create a new string value named 'DragFullWindows', or modify t

Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Show active desktop
Comment Set to 1 for disable Active desktop settings menu

Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Smooth Scrolling
Comment Modify the value of 'SmoothScroll' to either '00000000' for disabled, or '01000000' for enabled. If the value doesn't already exist create a new REG_BINARY value, naming it 'SmoothScroll'.

Windows 9x\Desktop\Appearance\
Windows Animation
Comment Open your registry and change the value of 'MinAnimate' found in the key below, set the value to '0' for disabled or '1' for enabled.


Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\
Screensaver
Comment full screensaver file name

Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\Screensaver\
Active
Comment =1 for active screensaver, otherwise =0

Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\Screensaver\
Password protected
Comment if =1 - for password protected screensaver, otherwise =0

Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\Screensaver\
Secure
Comment if =1 - for password protected screensaver, otherwise =0

Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\Screensaver\
Timeout
Comment time (sec.) to run screensaver

Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\
Wallpaper
Comment wallpaper file name for all users

Windows 9x\Desktop\Default settings for new users\Wallpaper\
Tile wallpaper
Comment if =1 - wallpaper tiled to all area, =0 for placed at centre

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Desktop Icon Redraw Frequency
Comment If you desktop icons are redrawing too frequently, change this setting. Add Value of "Max Cached Icons" with type REG_SZ. Set it to "8000".


Windows 9x\Desktop\Double-Click Sensitivity Area\
DoubleClickHeight
Comment Vertical area size in pixels

Windows 9x\Desktop\Double-Click Sensitivity Area\
DoubleClickWidth
Comment Horisontal area size in pixels


Windows 9x\Desktop\Explorer\
Default Icon
Comment Change (Default) parameter to set new icon for "Explorer". Format is such as "[,icon nember in file]". By default it is "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe,-32528".

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Hide All Items on the Desktop
Comment Enabling this options hides all the items and programs on the Windows desktop. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)


Windows 9x\Desktop\Icons\
Bits per pixel for icon
Comment =4 for 16 colors, =8 for 256 colors, =16 for 65536 colors, =24 for 16....

Windows 9x\Desktop\Icons\
Change small icon size
Comment Size of small icons in explorer and listviews. By default it is of 32 pixels. MS Plus sets it to 48. And you can change icon size as you wish!

Windows 9x\Desktop\Icons\
Remove the Arrow from Shortcuts
Comment for remove arrow from link icon remove this parameter

Windows 9x\Desktop\Icons\
Wrap text under icons
Comment To wrap text under icons set to IconTitleWrap value of "1"

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Inbox
Comment default 114 (Hex:00000072)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Inbox\
Delete
Comment disable delete (default) = 114 (Hex:00000072), for enable set it to 96 (Hex:00000060)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Inbox\
Rename
Comment disable rename (default) = 114 (Hex:00000072), for enable set it to 80 (Hex:00000050)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Inbox\
Rename & Delete
Comment disable rename/delete (default) = 114 (Hex:00000072), for enable set it to 112 (Hex:00000070)


Windows 9x\Desktop\Microsoft Network\
Default Icon
Comment Change (Default) parameter to set new icon for "Microsoft Network". Format is such as "[,icon nember in file]". By default it is "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\cool.dll,31".


Windows 9x\Desktop\My Computer\
Change command to open My Computer
Comment Enter to (Defaul) parameter the command for open My Computer. For example "explorer.exe". Deleting this subkey will disable this tip.

Windows 9x\Desktop\My Computer\
Default Icon
Comment Change (Default) parameter to set new icon for "My Computer". Format is such as "[,icon nember in file]". By default it is "explorer.exe,0".

Windows 9x\Desktop\My Computer\
Info Tip
Comment Set InfoTip parameter for info tip of "My Computer". This may be any string as you wish.


Windows 9x\Desktop\Network Neighborhood\
Default Icon
Comment Change (Default) parameter to set new icon for "Network Neighborhood". Format is such as "[,icon nember in file]". By default it is "shell32.dll,17".

Windows 9x\Desktop\Network Neighborhood\
Hide the Network Neighborhood Icon
Comment The Network Neighborhood icon is shown on the Windows desktop whenever Windows networking is installed, by enabling this setting the icon will be hidden. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Network Neighborhood\
Info Tip
Comment Set InfoTip parameter for info tip of "Network Neighborhood". This may be any string as you wish.

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Recycle bin
Comment default 536871232 (Hex:20000140)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Default icon
Comment Within the key are three values: '(Default)', 'Empty' and 'Full'. Set the values to equal the icon you'd like to display for the various states of the Recycle Bin. Data: , .

Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Delete
Comment disable remove (default) =536871232 (Hex:20000140), for enable remove set it to 536871264 (Hex:20000160)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Empty icon
Comment Within the key are three values: '(Default)', 'Empty' and 'Full'. Set the values to equal the icon you'd like to display for the various states of the Recycle Bin. Data: ,.

Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Full icon
Comment Within the key are three values: '(Default)', 'Empty' and 'Full'. Set the values to equal the icon you'd like to display for the various states of the Recycle Bin. Data: ,.

Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Info Tip
Comment Set InfoTip parameter for info tip of "Recycle bin". This may be any string as you wish.

Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Rename
Comment disable rename (default) =536871232 (Hex:20000140), for enable rename set to 536871248 (Hex:20000150)

Windows 9x\Desktop\Recycle bin\
Rename & Delete
Comment disable remove/delete (default) =536871232 (Hex:20000140), for enable remove & delete set it to 536871280 (Hex:20000170)

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Remove the Start Banner on the Taskbar
Comment Hides the arrow and "Click here to start" caption that appears on the taskbar when you start Windows.Data: (00000000 = disabled, 00000001= enabled)

Windows 9x\Desktop\
SaveSettings
Comment With this function you can control whether your desktop settings will be saved when you exit Windows.1 - no save settings for desktop, otherwise 0.

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Screen saver
Comment "path\file" to screen saver

Windows 9x\Desktop\Screen saver\
Active
Comment if ="0" - screensaver disabled, otherwise ="1"

Windows 9x\Desktop\Screen saver\
Secure
Comment if ="0" - disable password blocking, otherwise ="1"

Windows 9x\Desktop\Screen saver\
Timeout
Comment time (in sec.) to run screensaver

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Task manager
Comment =1 for disable Task manager, default =0 (need SP2)

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Task Manager
Comment if =00 - disable Task Manager

Windows 9x\Desktop\
Task Switcher
Comment if ="1" - enable task switching (Alt+Tab), otherwise ="0"

Windows 9x\Desktop\Task Switcher\
Columns
Comment number of task switcher columns, default ="7"

Windows 9x\Desktop\Task Switcher\
Rows
Comment numer of task switcher rows, default ="3"


Windows 9x\Desktop\Wall Paper\
Path to wallpaper
Comment String contains full path to wallpaper file.


Windows 9x\Desktop\Wall Paper\Position of the Desktop Wallpaper\
horizontal offset
Comment Set the value of 'Wallpaperoriginx' to equal the horizontal offset. The image is offset from the center of your desktop, so you can use positive and negative values.

Windows 9x\Desktop\Wall Paper\Position of the Desktop Wallpaper\
vertical offset
Comment set the value of 'Wallpaperoriginy' to equal the vertical offset. The image is offset from the center of your desktop, so you can use positive and negative values.

Windows 9x\Desktop\Wall Paper\
Stretch the wallpaper to fit the desktop screen
Comment Values: 0 - center wallpaper; 1- multiple pictures on desktop; 2 - stretch the wallpaper to fit the desctop. Other - no wallpaper. Default is "0".


Windows 9x\Explorer\
Add the QuickView Option to All Files
Comment If you ever wanted to add QuickView to the context menu of all file types, it may be a tedious task doing so using Windows Explorer's Options - File Type window. Simple create this registry key without parameters. Note: You need to have

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Automatically View Thumbnails of Bitmap Files
Comment Makes Explorer show a thumbnail version of bitmaps files in the current folder rather than the generic icon ordinarily used. This is a great way to preview .BMP files without having to open them first. Set value to %1. Otherwise - "C:\P

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Command Prompt Here
Comment Change the value of '(default)' within this key depending on your operating system to equal either: Windows 9x - command.com /k cd "%1" or Windows NT - cmd.exe /k cd "%1"

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Commands for Unknown file type
Comment If you want open all files of "Unknown" type in ASCII format and hide "Open with..." dialog, you may add this subkey and set its parameter to "C:\Windows\Notepad.exe %1". So you may add any command applied to files of unknown type by i

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Creating Program Aliases
Comment Create new subkey with name as alias (e.g. "...\goedit"), modify the (default) value of the sub-key to equal the fully qualified path and filename of the application you want to be launched when you execute the alias (e.g. 'c:\windows\n

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Disable changing toolbar buttons
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable changing explorer toolbar buttons by users. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Disable customize explorer toolbar
Comment Create and set the parameter to 1 to disable right-click menu to customize explorer toolbar by users. To enable it set parameter to 0.

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Disable floppy seek
Comment if your floppy drive seeks often when you open files with explorer or word pad there is a fix: change the value from 32 (Hex: 00 00 00 20) to 149 (Hex: 00 00 00 95). If you experience problems change back to 00 00 00 20. Note: these

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Disable Single Mode MS-DOS Applications in Windows
Comment To disable the real mode DOS modify the value of 'NoRealMode' to '1', and to re-enable it again later change the value to '0'.

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Disable the MS-DOS Command Prompt
Comment To disable the command prompt modify the value of 'Disabled' to '1', and to re-enable it again later change the value to '0'.

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Explore From Here
Comment When you right click on any folder this will give you an option to Explore From Here, which will open up an explorer window of that folder: set to "explorer.exe /e,/root,/idlist,%i"

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Hide disks in explorer
Comment For hide all disks - set to FFFFFF03, for show a, b - CFFFFF03, for show a, b, c, d - 0FFFFF03, etc. one byte per drive (1=hide disk) If your not happy working in Hex, add these decimal numbers to hide the drive(s): A: 1, B: 2, C: 4, D:

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Make .cpl files show there own icons
Comment To make .cpl files shown in explorer with own icons set the value of (Default) parameter to "%1". Otherwise value is to be such as "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\shell32.dll,-154"

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Make .dll files show their own icons
Comment To make .dll files shown in explorer with own icons set the value of (Default) parameter to "%1". Otherwise value is to be such as "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\shell32.dll,-154" Note: this only works with some .dll files.

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Open with ..
Comment for any file to insert new explorer menu command "open with..." create key "*\shell\\command" and enter for (Default) parameter a program (for example, "notepad.exe %1")

Windows 9x\Explorer\
Shortcut to...
Comment Create a new BINARY value name 'link', of modify the existing value, to equal '00 00 00 00' to have the Shortcut text disabled. Also for [HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer] key, to change for all use


Windows 9x\File system\
Autorun CD-ROM
Comment Change to value of 'Autorun', or create a new DWORD value if it doesn't already exist, and set the data to equal '0' for Autorun disabled.

Windows 9x\File system\
Configure 32-bit Protected Mode IO Drivers (Windows 9x)
Comment This setting controls whether fixed disk access is performed through Windows protected mode drivers or through real mode drivers and BIOS routines. If you are experiencing drive IO errors enabling this seetting may be a possible solutio

Windows 9x\File system\
Configure New File Sharing and Locking Symantics (Windows 9x)
Comment This setting controls the file locking mechanisms of Windows 9x, disable this setting only if you are currently experiencing problems with specific applications. (00 00 00 00 = disabled, 00 00 00 01 = enabled)

Windows 9x\File system\
Configure Protected-Mode Hard Disk Interrupt Handling (Windows 9x)
Comment This switch allows Windows to terminate interrupts from the hard disk controller, bypassing the ROM routine that handles these interrupts. Some hard drives might require that this setting be disabled in order for interrupts to be proces

Windows 9x\File system\
Contiguous File Allocation Size
Comment This setting optimizes the contiguous file allocation size for the file system. Create a new DWORD value named 'ContigFileAllocSize', set the value to equal 200 (hex) or 512 (decimal) - size in kilobytes. VFAT searches a continuous free

Windows 9x\File system\
Control Write Behind Caching (Windows 9x)
Comment For increased performance write behind caching is used to write data to the fixed disks, this means that in the event of a system failure there is a possibility that data would not be completely written to the disk. If you have a system

Windows 9x\File system\
Determines which drives the Autorun feature is enabled on
Comment Determines whether the Autorun feature is enabled on each drive connected to the system. When Autorun is enabled, media is started automatically when it is inserted in the drive.This value is comprised of 32 bits. The lower 26 bits each

Windows 9x\File system\
Long file name support
Comment Some old software may work only with 8.3 format filenames. Parameter Win31FileSystem allows to disable long file name system support. 0 - enable long filenames, 1 - only 8.3 format filenames.

Windows 9x\File system\
Preserving Long Filenames for Legacy Applications (Windows 9x)
Comment Windows normally preserves the long filenames of files accessed by legacy applications. This functionalty can be disabled if you are experiencing LFN errors with a legacy application. (00 00 00 00 = disabled, ff ff ff ff = enabled)

Windows 9x\File system\
Remove the Tildes in Short Filenames
Comment The setting removes the tildes "~" from short filenames. (0=disable,1=enable)


Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
1 step - Folder Name
Comment Set the (Default) value to "My folder", for example.

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
2 step - Folder Icon
Comment Set the (Default) value to full path of your icon, for examle: "c:\winnt\myicon.ico"

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
3 step - Some Parameters
Comment Enter shell32.dll to (Default) parameter.

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\3 step - Some Parameters\
another one
Comment Enter string "Apartment" to this parameter.

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
4 step - "Open as Folder" Parameter
Comment Set to (Default) parameter a string describing how to open your folder, for example: "c:\winnt\explorer /n / root, c:\MyFolder". Also you can set other action with your folder such as "Edit", "Print", etc. by creating other registry k

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
5 step - another key
Comment Create this key and leave it's parameter blank.

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
6 step - Folder Attribytes
Comment Set to 00 00 00 (Hex) 0 (Dec)

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
7 step - Place Folder in Desktop
Comment Create this key to place your folder in Desktop. Leave parameter blank.

Windows 9x\How to add new folder to My Computer or Desktop groups\
7 step - Place Folder in My Computer
Comment Create this key to place your folder in Desktop. Leave parameter blank.

Windows 9x\
IE4 as windows shell
Comment Set parameter value to 1 for disable IE4 as windows shell. For enable IE4 delete parameter.

Windows 9x\
Is Your Windows98 Registered?
Comment If you visited the Windows Update site, you have seen request to register you copy of Windows. If you didn't so, the permission to browse the site was denied. Your registry stores information about registration. If value of this paramet


Windows 9x\Menu\
Alignment of Drop-Down Menus
Comment By default, Windows drop-down menus are aligned to the left. Create a new string value named 'MenuDropAlignment', or modify the existing value to equal '1' for right alignment or '0' for left alignment.

Windows 9x\Menu\
Disable Find command
Comment for disable Find command from Start Menu create this parameter and set it to 1

Windows 9x\Menu\
Disable popup menu on explorer and desktop
Comment if =1 - disable popup menu on desktop and explorer, otherwise =0

Windows 9x\Menu\
Disable popup menu on taskbar
Comment if =1 - disable reaction on right mouse button click on taskbar

Windows 9x\Menu\
Disable Run command
Comment for disable Run command from Start Menu create this parameter and set it to 1

Windows 9x\Menu\
Disable the Shut Down Command
Comment This option allows you to stop users from being able to shutdown the computer, by disabling the shut down command.(0 = shutdown enabled, 1 = shutdown disabled)

Windows 9x\Menu\
Menu show delay
Comment menu show delay (ms)

Windows 9x\Menu\
Remove common program groups from Start menu
Comment Disables the display of common groups when the user selects Programs from the Start menu.(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Menu\
Remove Folders from Settings on the Start Menu
Comment Removes the Control Panel and Printers folders from the Settings menu. Note: Removing the Taskbar, Control Panel, and Printer folders causes the Settings menu to be removed completely. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Menu\
Remove Log Off from the Start Menu
Comment To remove the Log Off command from the Start menu, modify the key. Data: 01 00 00 00

Windows 9x\Menu\
Remove the Documents Folder from the Start Menu
Comment This key will remove the recent Documents folder from the Start Menu. (0=disable, 1=enable)

Windows 9x\Menu\
Remove the Favorites Folder from the Start Menu
Comment To remove the Favorites folder from the Start menu, modify this registry key.(0=disable, 1=enable)

Windows 9x\Menu\
Remove the Taskbar from Settings on the Start Menu
Comment Enabling this option, removes the Taskbar option from Settings on the Start Menu, therefore stopping users from changing the taskbar properties. Note: Removing the Taskbar, Control Panel, and Printer folders causes the Settings menu to


Windows 9x\Network\
Acess to connect\disconnect option
Comment if =1 - no acess to connect\disconnect option

Windows 9x\Network\
Disable Caching of Domain Password
Comment Enabling this setting, disables the caching of the NT domain password, and therefore it will need to be re-entered to access additional domain resources.: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Network\
Disable Dial-In Access
Comment It's possible for users to setup a modem on a Windows machine, and by using Dial-up Networking allow callers to connect to the internal network. Especially in a corporate environment this can cause a major security risk.: (0 = dial-in


Windows 9x\Network\Disable File and Printer Sharing\
NoFileSharing
Comment When 'File and printer sharing...' is installed it allows users to make services available to other users on a network, this functionality can be disabled by changing this setting.Modify the values of 'NoFileSharing' and 'NoPrintSharing

Windows 9x\Network\Disable File and Printer Sharing\
NoPrintSharing
Comment When 'File and printer sharing...' is installed it allows users to make services available to other users on a network, this functionality can be disabled by changing this setting.Modify the values of 'NoFileSharing' and 'NoPrintSharing

Windows 9x\Network\
Hide Share Passwords with Asterisks
Comment This setting controls whether the password typed when accessing a file share is shown in clear text or as asterisks.: (0 = disabled, 1=enabled)

Windows 9x\Network\
Hide Workgroup Content from Network Neighborhood
Comment Enabling this option, hides all Workgroup content from being displayed in Network Neighborhood.: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows 9x\Network\
Reconnect at logon
Comment if=1 disable reconnect net drives, otherwise =1

Windows 9x\Network\
Remove Entire Network from Network Neighborhood
Comment Entire Network is an option under Network Neighborhood that allows users to see all the Workgroup and Domains on the network. Entire Network can be disabled, so users are confined to their own Workgroup or Domain.: (0 = disabled, 1 = en

Windows 9x\Network\
Require Validation by Network for Windows Access (Windows 9x)
Comment By default Windows doesn't require a valid network username and password combination for a user to create and use a local Windows machine. This functionality can be change to require validation by the network.: (0 = disabled, 1 = enable

Windows 9x\Network\
Setting a Minimum Password Length
Comment You can force Windows to reject passwords that do not meet a minimum password length. Useful to help stop people from using trivial passwords where security is an issue.

Windows 9x\Network\
Time to keep ARP cache
Comment Default (2 minutes) time to keep ARP cache can be changed to any value. Just set value of ArpCacheLife (time in seconds).


Windows 9x\Paths\
Channel Folder Name
Comment It is possible to set you own folder name instead the default one.

Windows 9x\Paths\
Common Files Directory
Comment It is possible to set you own folder name instead the default one.

Windows 9x\Paths\
Default mailer
Comment This key allows to change default mailer. Just set the (Default) value to another mail program.

Windows 9x\Paths\
Devices Information Folder
Comment This parameter stores path to directory where all devices ".inf" files are copying. It is not recommended to change the default value of "%SystemRoot%\inf".

Windows 9x\Paths\
Link Folder Name
Comment The name of Link Folder. It is possible to set you own folder name instead the default one.

Windows 9x\Paths\
Media Path
Comment The full path to system media folder. It is possible to set you own folder name instead the default one.

Windows 9x\Paths\
Media Path Unexpanded
Comment "Unexpanded" path to system media folder. By default is "%SystemRoot%\Media". It is possible to set you own folder name instead the default one.

Windows 9x\Paths\
Program Files Directory
Comment Full path to the "Program Files" directory. It is possible to set you own folder name instead the default one.

Windows 9x\Paths\
Program Files Unexpanded
Comment Parameter contains a relative path to "Program Files" directory. By default it is "%SystemDrive%\Program Files"It is possible to set you own folder name instead the default one.


Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Application data
Comment path to application data folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Cookies
Comment path to cookies folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Desktop
Comment path to desktop folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Favorites
Comment path to the "favorites" folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Fonts
Comment path to fonts folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
History
Comment path to history folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
NetHood
Comment path to NetHood folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Personal
Comment path to personal folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Programs
Comment path to start menu/programs folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Recent
Comment path to recent documents folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
SendTo
Comment path to "send to" folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Start menu
Comment path to the start menu folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Startup
Comment path to the "Startup" folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Templates
Comment path to "Templates" folder

Windows 9x\Paths\User folders\
Temporary internet files
Comment path to temporary internet files folder

Windows 9x\Paths\
Windows paths
Comment path to windows directory

Windows 9x\Paths\Windows paths\
Config path
Comment path to windows config directory

Windows 9x\Paths\Windows paths\
Install path
Comment path to windows install directory. Windows 9x

Windows 9x\Paths\Windows paths\
Media path
Comment path to windows media directory

Windows 9x\Paths\Windows paths\
System path
Comment path to windows system directory

Windows 9x\Paths\Windows paths\
Windows boot path
Comment path to windows boot directory

Windows 9x\
PC Speaker Beeping on Errors
Comment Modify the value of 'Beep' to either 'Yes' beeping enabled, or 'No' beeping disabled


Windows 9x\Printing\
Users Default Printer
Comment Add or edit the value of 'Device', to equal the printer you want to become default for the current user. The device is the name used to represent the printer in the registry, the name can also be found in the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers

Windows 9x\
RegisteredOrganization (Windows 9x)
Comment If you entered the wrong regististration information when you installed Windows you can change it and other miscellaneous settings such as ProductID and ProductName.

Windows 9x\
RegisteredOwner (Windows 9x)
Comment If you entered the wrong regististration information when you installed Windows you can change it and other miscellaneous settings such as ProductID and ProductName.


Windows 9x\Secure\
Disable Registry Editing Tools
Comment (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled) This setting disables user's ability to run Regedit.exe or Regedt32.exe to modify the registry. Warning: Be careful with this setting and make sure you don't lock yourself of the registry.

Windows 9x\Secure\
Disabled Password Caching
Comment Normally Windows caches a copy of the users password on the local system to allow for additional automation, this leads to a possible security threat on some systems. Disabling caching means the users passwords are not cached locally. T

Windows 9x\Secure\
Legal Notice Dialog Box Before Logon
Comment Use fields LegalNoticeCaption & LegalNoticeText to create a dialog box that will be presented to any user before logging onto the system. This is useful where you are required by law to warn people that it is illegal to attempt to logon

Windows 9x\Secure\Legal Notice Dialog Box Before Logon\
LegalNoticeText
Comment Use fields LegalNoticeCaption & LegalNoticeText to create a dialog box that will be presented to any user before logging onto the system. This is useful where you are required by law to warn people that it is illegal to attempt to logon

Windows 9x\Secure\
Require Alphanumeric Windows Password
Comment Windows by default will accept anything as a password, including nothing. This setting controls whether Windows will require a alphanumeric password, i.e. a password made from a combination of alpha (A, B, C...) and numeric (1, 2 ,3 ...

Windows 9x\Secure\
Restrict Run Access
Comment To prevent users running any program it is possible to restrict run access by set of programs defined by you. Set string parameter to "1" (create if it is not exists). Then define the programs allowed to run (see subkey). To allow run a

Windows 9x\Secure\Restrict Run Access\
Define the Programs Allowed to run
Comment To allow run some programs after setting Restrict Access to "1" it is need to create a new parameter for each program named by increasing number, for example: "1"="RegEdit.exe""2"="RegTune.exe""2"="Calc.exe""3"="winword.exe" ...Do not f


Windows 9x\Secure\System logon\
Automatic Logon without Name or Password
Comment Create and modify the data of 'Default Password' to match the default users password. The default username is stored at: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Network\Logon]

Windows 9x\Secure\System logon\
Check the net user name and password validate (Windows 9x)
Comment Actuates the requirement of the net user name check and his password for usage of the local machine Windows (only in Windows 9x). Enable check - "1", disable - "0"

Windows 9x\Secure\System logon\
Default user name
Comment The default username

Windows 9x\Secure\System logon\
Default user name2
Comment Default user name

Windows 9x\Secure\System logon\
DontDisplayLastUserName
Comment if =1 - don"t display last user name

Windows 9x\
Show Windows update
Comment Set to 1 for disable show Windows update

Windows 9x\
Use Asynchronous or Synchronous Buffer Commits (Windows 9x)
Comment This setting changes function calls to the File-Commit API to return immediately back without checking the data has been correctly written to the disk drive. By default Windows uses synchronous buffer commits, this setting allows you to


Windows NT\
Automatically Reboot on the 'Blue Screen of Death'
Comment Change the value of 'AutoReboot' to equal '1' for automatic reboot, or '0' for disabled. This function can also be enabled from 'Control Panel | System | Startup/Shutdown | Automatically Reboot'. This feature is enabled by default on NT

Windows NT\
Automatically Shutdown Not Responding Applications
Comment Modify the value of 'AutoEndTasks' to equal '1' for enabled. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled) This change will affect all users but value can also be changed on a user basis by modifying [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop] and the same

Windows NT\Automatically Shutdown Not Responding Applications\
Timeout
Comment The default time-out before ending the task is defined by the value of 'WaitToKillAppTimeout' located in the same key, this value is in milliseconds (default=20000 i.e. 20 seconds). You can therefore additonally change this value to spe


Windows NT\Boot\
Changing the Default State of the NUMLOCK Key
Comment For turn on NumLock when user logon set value = 2.

Windows NT\Boot\
Define Whether Windows Parses Autoexec.bat
Comment When this value is 1, the environment variables declared in the Autoexec.bat file are included in the user's environment. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows NT\Boot\
Run ChkDsk on boot
Comment If you want to disable run ChkDsk on system boot you may change this key value.

Windows NT\
Changing the Behaviour of the Dr. Watson Utility
Comment By default whenever an application error occurs under Windows NT, Dr. Watson is launched and the debugger started automatically. The extra resources needed for the debugger can sometimes push the system over the edge. It is possible to

Windows NT\
Configuring Unimodem Support
Comment Windows NT 4.0 and greater support Unimodem modems, if your device is not supported though Windows can be configured to use the MODEM.INF file instead. Create a new DWORD value and name it 'EnableUnimodem' set the data to equal to '0' f

Windows NT\
Delay Occurs When Unlocking Workstation
Comment Sometimes a noticeable delay occurs when the logged on user or an administrator attempts to unlock a workstation. This because when you unlock the workstation Windows NT will update the domain list if the cached list's age exceeds two m

Windows NT\
Disable context menus for the Taskbar
Comment Removes the context menus for the tray, including the Start button, Tab control, and Clock. (This option was added in Service Pack 2.)(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)


Windows NT\Explorer\
Allow extended characters in 8.3 filenames
Comment This setting allows extended characters to be used in 8.3 filenames. Short file names with extended characters may not be viewable on computers that do not have the same character code page. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows NT\Explorer\
AutoComplete
Comment if equals "09" then after any command will be completed automatically (Windows NT) Note: option value "CompletionChar" determines after what key a command will be completed, that is "09" corresponds to the key .

Windows NT\Explorer\
Color of Compressed Files
Comment Modify the value of 'AltColor' to a hexidecimal value representing the color you want the files to be display using. (Windows NT)

Windows NT\Explorer\
Colors for Command Prompt
Comment You can replace this value with a two-digit hexadecimal number, in which the first digit selects a background color and the second a foreground color. A value of F0, for example, would give black text on a white background, and 1E would

Windows NT\Explorer\
Disable 8.3 Name Creation (NTFS)
Comment (0=Enable 8.3 Name Creation, 1=Disable 8.3 Name Creation) This key stops the NTFS volume from generating MS-DOS compatible 8.3 file names. Disabling this feature can increase the performance on heavily used NTFS partitions that have lar

Windows NT\Explorer\
Disable Explorer's default context menu
Comment Removes the context menu that would normally appear when the user right clicks on the desktop or in the Explorer right results pane. (This option was added in Service Pack 2.) (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows NT\Explorer\
Explorer window run in a separate process
Comment You can have each Explorer window run in a separate process. This will ensure in most cases that you still have taskbar and desktop access when a particular Explorer window freezes. (=1 - separate process, to undo this, delete parameter

Windows NT\Explorer\
Hard Disk Free Space Warning
Comment Add Value DiskSpaceThreshold with a type of REG_DWORD and set it to the percentage of free disk space remaining before an alert is sent. The allowable range is 0 - 99 percent.

Windows NT\Explorer\
Last Access Time Stamp
Comment Set it to "1" to prevent the LastAccess time stamp from being updated. When Windows NT lists a directory (Explorer, DIR command, etc.) on an NTFS volume, it updates the LastAccess time stamp on each directory it detects. If there are a

Windows NT\Explorer\
Remove File menu from Explorer
Comment Removes the File option from Explorer's toolbar. (This option was added in Service Pack 2.)(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows NT\Explorer\
Run 16bit apps in a Separate VDM
Comment When starting a 16bit application you have the option of running it in a seperate virtual machine. From this setting you can change the default setting for using VDM's. Change the value of 'DefaultSeparateVDM' to either 'Yes' or 'No'.

Windows NT\Explorer\
Short File Extensions
Comment (0 = disable , 1 = enable) Windows NT evaluates file extensions on the first three characters, therefore 'filename.html' is actually treated as 'filename.htm'. The side affect is that if you use a command such as 'del *.htm' to delete a


Windows NT\Network\
Changing LAN Manager Authentication on Windows NT
Comment To change the type of authentication to be used modify the key below with the following values: Level 0 - Send LM response and NTLM response; never use NTLMv2 session security;Level 1 - Use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated; Level 2

Windows NT\Network\
Disable Automatic Cache Updates in NT's DNS Server
Comment This value disables that automatic cache updated from the DNS root servers. Useful when there is a problem with the root servers, or if you wish to completely control DNS updates. Change the value of "AutoCacheUpdate" = "00000000" to di

Windows NT\Network\
Hide Computer From Network Resources
Comment By setting value of 1 to this parameter you will hide this computer from the list of network resources. To connect to this computer users shall manually type the paths and names in Uniform Naming Convention (UNC) format. After changing

Windows NT\Network\
Hiding Servers from the Browser List
Comment If you have a secure server or workstation you wish to hide from the general browser list, add this registry setting.: (0=disable, 1=enable)


Windows NT\Network\Increase Network Performance\
MaxCmds
Comment 'MaxCmds' The range is 0 - 255 and the default is 15.

Windows NT\Network\Increase Network Performance\
MaxCollectionCount
Comment You may also want to increase the value of 'MaxCollectionCount'. This REG_DWORD is the buffer for character-mode named pipes writes. The default is 16 and the range is 0 - 65535.

Windows NT\Network\Increase Network Performance\
MaxThreads
Comment 'MaxThreads' Set it to the same value as MaxCmds.

Windows NT\Network\
Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) Size
Comment Default = 0xFFFFFFFF MTU stands for Maximum Transmission Unit and in basic terms, it defines the maximum size of a packet that can be transferred in one frame over a network. For modem connections a MTU of '576' would be a good size.

Windows NT\Network\
Optimizing the DefaultRcvWindow
Comment Create a new string value named 'DefaultRcvWindow' and set it to '4288'. If 'DefaultRcvWindow' already exists, then simply modify the current value.

Windows NT\Network\
Optimizing the DefaultTTL
Comment Create string value named 'DefaultTTL' under the key and set that to '128'. Again if it already exist, simply modify the value. The default value is '32'

Windows NT\Network\
Remove the Map and Disconnect Network Drive Options
Comment Prevents users from making additional network connections by removing the Map Network Drive and Disconnect Network Drive buttons from the toolbar in Explorer and also removing the menu items from the Context menu of My Computer and the

Windows NT\Network\
Roaming cache
Comment set value to 1 for delete cache of network computer profile

Windows NT\Network\
Run Logon Scripts Synchronously
Comment This setting defines whether the system should wait for the logon scripts to complete before starting the user's shell. This function can also be controlled on a per user basis by modifing the same value at: HKEY_CURRENT_USER (0 = disa

Windows NT\Network\
Shortcuts Created Resolve to UNC Paths
Comment (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled) Shortcuts created on a computer automatically embed a UNC (Universal Naming Convention) path such as \\\admin$ in the .lnk file. The default shortcut resolution method is to resolve the link to the

Windows NT\Network\
Suppress the 'domain controller can not be reached' Message
Comment If Windows is unable to contact a domain controller when a user logs in a message is displayed, this message can be supressed by modifying this setting. (0 = message enabled, 1 = message disabled)

Windows NT\Network\
TCP/IP Connection Retransmissions
Comment 0 - 0xFFFFFFFF (Default = 3) This parameter determines the number of times TCP will retransmit a connect request (SYN) before aborting the attempt. The retransmission timeout is doubled with each successive retransmission in a given con

Windows NT\Network\
TCP/IP Data Retransmissions
Comment 0 - 0xFFFFFFFF (default = 5) This parameter controls the number of times TCP will retransmit an individual data segment (not connection request segments) before aborting the connection.

Windows NT\Network\
TCP/IP Window Size
Comment 0 - 0xFFFF (default = 8760 for Ethernet) This parameter determines the maximum TCP receive window size offered by the system. The receive window specifies the number of bytes a sender may transmit without receiving an acknowledgment. In

Windows NT\Network\
Unable to Connect More Than 10 Clients
Comment If you have a retail version of Windows NT server, and you are still unable to connect more the 10 users concurrently, then have a look at this tip. Data: (ffffffff = unlimited)

Windows NT\
Optimization of using L2 cache with value more 256Kb
Comment Optimization of second level cache on value more 256Kb. By default Windows NT is optimized for use L2 cache size up to on 256สม . Now lot of computers have the L2 cache size more 256Kb, therefore spend time to change parameter "SecondLe

Windows NT\
Power the Computer Off After Shutdown
Comment Enabling the setting will cause Windows NT to automatically powerdown your computer once it has finished the shutdown process. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)


Windows NT\Printing\
Beep on Printer Errors
Comment When this setting is enabled the machine will beep (every 10 seconds) when a remote job error occurs on a print server. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows NT\Printing\
Define the Scheduler Priority
Comment The setting controls the overall priority of the printer scheduler. Above normal = 1; Normal = 0, Less than normal = ffffffff

Windows NT\Printing\
Disable Print Job Notification in Event Viewer
Comment By default Windows NT server adds an entry in the event log for every print job occuring on the spooler. This can quickly fill up the event log with redundent information. To disable this function, change the DWORD value for EventLog to

Windows NT\Printing\
Disable printer browse thread on the computer
Comment (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled) When this option is enabled, the print spooler does not send shared printer information to other print servers.

Windows NT\Printing\
Printer Spool Directory
Comment The default directory is: %SystemRoot%\system32\spool\PRINTERS. To change the spool directory for a specific printer only, find the sub-key under the key below that corresponds to the printer in question. Modify the value of 'SpoolDirec

Windows NT\Printing\
Users Default Printer
Comment Add or edit the value of 'Device', to equal the printer you want to become default for the current user. The device is the name used to represent the printer in the registry, the name can also be found in the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers

Windows NT\
PS2 Mouse Port Rate Adjustment
Comment Ever noticed how your mouse cursor flickers sometimes, or doesn't run as smoothly as a mouse cursor on a Macintosh? That's because the refresh rate is set too low, modify this key to speed things up and make your mouse cursor move smoot

Windows NT\
RegisteredOrganization
Comment If you entered the wrong regististration information when you installed Windows you can change it and other miscellaneous settings such as ProductID and ProductName.

Windows NT\
RegisteredOwner
Comment If you entered the wrong regististration information when you installed Windows you can change it and other miscellaneous settings such as ProductID and ProductName.


Windows NT\Remote access\
Automatically Disconnect Remote Access Callers
Comment Specifies the amount of idle time in minutes to wait before disconnecting the RAS client. Data: Time in Minutes.

Windows NT\Remote access\
Automatically Use Dial-Up Networking to Logon
Comment There is an option that is available on the logon dialog box and allows you to dial into your logon server for authentication of your user account, this can be enabled by default.Create a string new value and name it 'RasForce', set the

Windows NT\Remote access\
Define the length of time before callback is initiated
Comment When callback is required or requested this setting defines how long to wait before initiating the callback connection. 2 - 12 (seconds)

Windows NT\Remote access\
Maximum Number of Remote Access Authentication Attempts
Comment This setting controls the number of authentication retries before the remote access connection is terminated. 1 to 10

Windows NT\Remote access\
Maximum Time Limit for Authentication
Comment A time limit can be enforced on the length of time given to logon via Remote Access. 20 to 600 (seconds)

Windows NT\Remote access\
Remote Access Service (RAS) Device Logging
Comment Creates a file called DEVICE.LOG in the %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\RAS folder for information about commands that the modem is sending and errors that are reported. This file can be very useful in debugging RAS failures. (0=disable, 1=enable

Windows NT\Remote access\
Remote Access Service (RAS) PPP Logging
Comment Creates a file called PPP.LOG in the %SYSTEMROOT%\SYSTEM32\RAS folder to help diagnose connectivity problems between a PPP server and a PPP client when one of the computers is a Windows NT Remote Access Service client. (0=disable, 1=ena


Windows NT\Security\
Automatic Hidden Shares Srv - NT Server
Comment This key controls whether the administration shares are created ie. c$ and d$. Set AutoShareServer to "0" to disable admin shares for a server. (0=disable, 1=enable)

Windows NT\Security\
Automatic Hidden Shares Wks - NT Server
Comment This key controls whether the administration shares are created ie. c$ and d$. Set AutoShareWks to "0" to disable admin shares for a workstation.: (0=disable, 1=enable)

Windows NT\Security\
Changing the Default 14 day Password Expiry Warning
Comment This entry specifies the number of days that a warning message is displayed before the user's password expires.Create a new DWORD value and name it 'PasswordExpiryWarning' set the value to equal the number of days at which the Password

Windows NT\Security\
Clear the Page File at System Shutdown
Comment Windows normally does not not clear or recreate the page file. On a heavy used system this can be both a security threat and performance drop. Enabling this setting will cause Windows to clear the page file whenever the system is shutdo

Windows NT\Security\
Control the Automatic Restarting of the Shell
Comment (0 = disable, 1 = enabled) By default if the Windows NT user interface or one of its components fails, the interface is restarted automatically, the can be changed so that you must restart the interface by logging off and logging on aga

Windows NT\Security\
Disable Task Manager
Comment Enables or disables the user's ability to start Task Manager to view processes, applications running, and make changes to the priority or state of the individual processes. (This option was added in Service Pack 2.) (0 = disabled, 1 = e

Windows NT\Security\
Disable the Change Password Button
Comment This setting disables the 'Change Password' button on the Windows NT Security dialog box. Enabling this setting stops casual users from being able to change the password.Note: This functionality requires Windows NT Service Pack 4 or hig

Windows NT\Security\
Disable the Lock Workstation Button
Comment Add this setting to the registry to stop unauthorized users from locking machines from the Windows NT Security dialog box.Note: This functionality requires Windows NT Service Pack 4 or higher. (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

Windows NT\Security\
Disabling Save Password option in Dial-Up Networking
Comment When you dial a phonebook entry in Dial-Up Networking (DUN), you can use the 'Save Password' option so that your DUN password is cached and you will not need to enter it on successive dial attempts. This key disables that option.: (0=di



Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Paths to event logs\
Application section of the event log
Comment Path to Application event log

Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Paths to event logs\
Security section of then event log
Comment Path to Security event log

Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Paths to event logs\
System section of the event log
Comment Path to System event log


Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Restricting Access to the Event Logs\
Application section of the event log
Comment (0 = Guest Access, 1 =Restricted Access)

Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Restricting Access to the Event Logs\
Security section of the event log
Comment (0 = Guest Access, 1 =Restricted Access)

Windows NT\Security\Event Logs\Restricting Access to the Event Logs\
System section of the event log
Comment (0 = Guest Access, 1 =Restricted Access)

Windows NT\Security\
Legal Notice Dialog Box Before Logon
Comment Use fields LegalNoticeCaption & LegalNoticeText to create a dialog box that will be presented to any user before logging onto the system. This is useful where you are required by law to warn people that it is illegal to attempt to logon

Windows NT\Security\Legal Notice Dialog Box Before Logon\
LegalNoticeText
Comment Use fields LegalNoticeCaption & LegalNoticeText to create a dialog box that will be presented to any user before logging onto the system. This is useful where you are required by law to warn people that it is illegal to attempt to logon

Windows NT\Security\
Preventing the Logon Screen Saver from Launching
Comment (0 = disabled, 1 =enabled) Windows NT has a default screen saver called login.scr, which runs even if no screen saver has been selected. This can present a security risk, as it can allow a local user to replace login.scr with another pr

Windows NT\Security\
Restricting Information Available to Anonymous Logon Users
Comment Windows NT has a feature where anonymous logon users can list domain user names and enumerate share names. Customers who want enhanced security have requested the ability to optionally restrict this functionality. Note: It is only possi

Windows NT\Security\
Securing Network Access to CD-ROM Drives
Comment '1' = Only the user logged on locally can access data on the compact discs in the CD-ROM drive. '0' = Compact discs in the CD-ROM drive can be accessed by all administrators in the domain.

Windows NT\Security\
Securing Network Access to Floppy Drives
Comment This setting determines whether data in the floppy disk drive is accessible to other users. This value entry satisfies, in part, the C2 security requirement that you must be able to secure removable media. '0' = Floppy disks in the flop

Windows NT\Security\
Sending Unencrypted Passwords
Comment (0=disable, 1=enable) Connecting to SMB servers (such as Samba and LAN Manager for UNIX) with an unencrypted (plain text) password fails after upgrading to Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 3. This is because the SMB redirector in Service Pac

Windows NT\Security\
Specify executable files to be run by Winlogon
Comment This setting Specifies executable files to be run by Winlogon in the system context, and can be modified by simply editing the value. (default = lsass.exe)

Windows NT\Security\
Stopping the KnownDLLs Vulnerability
Comment (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled) In Windows NT, core operating system DLLs are kept in virtual memory and shared between the programs running on the system. This has exposed a vulnerability thatcould allow a user to gain administrative privi


Windows NT\Services\
Alerter
Comment Start of Alerter service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
Atapi
Comment Start of Atapi service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
Browser
Comment Start of Browser service (browse network). Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
Busmouse
Comment Start of mouse driver service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
DHCP
Comment Start of DHCP client service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
Directory Replicator
Comment Start of Directory replicator service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
Event Log
Comment Start of Event Log service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
Messenger
Comment Start of Messenger service (broadcast messenger). Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
Sermouse
Comment Start of serial mouse driver service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\Services\
UPS
Comment Start of UPS service. Value can be: 0x0 - Boot; 0x1 - System; 0x2 - Automatic; 0x3 - Manual; 0x4 - Disabled.

Windows NT\
Stop Error Messages When Booting
Comment Stops the annoying Windows pop-up messages notifying you a device is not functioning when you boot-up Windows NT. Create a REG_DWORD value of 'NoPopupsOnBoot' in the key (if it doesn't already exist). Set the value to '1' to disable pop


Windows NT\System logon\
Auto Logon to a Windows NT
Comment Add a new value of 'AutoAdminLogon' and set it to either '1' to enable auto logon or '0' to disable. Note: You can bypass this function by holding the during the boot process.

Windows NT\System logon\
Change Background Color During Logon
Comment Change the default background color of the logon screen. Modify the value according to the color you want: "0 0 0" for black, "255 255 255" for white, and everything in between.

Windows NT\System logon\
Change the Message Shown on the Logon Box
Comment Simply create a new string value named 'LogonPrompt' in the key below, and enter the text you want to display. The default message is: 'Enter a user name and password that is valid for this system.'

Windows NT\System logon\
DefaultDomainName
Comment Add a new value of 'DefaultDomainName' and set this to the domain of the user. Ignore this value if the NT box is not participating in NT Domain security.

Windows NT\System logon\
DefaultPassword
Comment Add a new value of 'DefaultPassword' and set this to the password for the username above. he password is stored in registry, which means anyone who has access to the machine has access to the password.

Windows NT\System logon\
DefaultUserName
Comment Add a new value of 'DefaultUserName' and set the data to the username you wish to automatically logon as.

Windows NT\System logon\
Disable shutdown without system logon
Comment Set value to "0" to disable shutdown system without logon. For enable set it to "1".

Windows NT\System logon\
Don't Display Last User Name
Comment Enabling this key will blank the username box on the logon screen. Preventing people that are logging on from knowing the last user on the system. (1=enable, 0=disable)

Windows NT\System logon\
Title logon dialog windows
Comment Title text of Begin Logon, Logon Information, Workstation Locked and Unlock Workstation windows


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