Change Registry to Improve PC Performance
Accelerate Windows, Safer and More Productive (XP SP2 and Vista)
Right-click function is a very good way to learn some of the hidden functions of Windows. Want more? You try to start exploring the application Control Panel and find some useful techniques. And there's more applications folder Command Line on Windows' System32. But none can match the Registry. Registry is equipped with a variety of useful settings to improve performance, fix security holes, and even change the fundamental basis of Windows to work better. Although it looks very sophisticated, you still need to be careful in using it as not only helpful but also features a lot of pitfalls. If not careful, you are actually adding to the problem of solving it. To that end, below are 20 hack that you can try to make your PC better. Good luck!

1. Increase Security
Someone who does not want to easily take your data with USB when he managed to physically access your PC. If you are using Windows XP with SP2 or later, there is a simple way to prevent it. Go to "HKLM \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Control \ StorageDevicePolicies", create a DWORD value called "WriteProtect" and set the value of "1". You will be able to read the USB drive, but can not move the data into it again.

2. Control UAC
Vista's User Account Control is very often led to warnings that ultimately turned off by the user. But, sometimes it makes them miss the useful features like protection mode for IE. You can control it by turning off the warning to the administrator, so you do not need to be bothered, but UAC still working on the background and you can still get its features. To do this, go to "HKLM \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ System \ ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin", and set the value to "0". To return to normal conditions, set the value to "2".

3. Change Owner
Install Windows on your PC and you'll be prompted to enter a name, which will then be recorded as the registered owner (run WinVer to see this on your system). If you buy a used computer, you might want to change the name of the owner with his own name. Hmm .. there is no other way than by the Registry. Go inside "HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion" and will see the two sentences "RegisteredOwner" and "RegisteredOrganization". Double click on them to change.

4. Sort files by True
Sort the file name in Explorer can be a problem. Initial setup, it will put "File_v2.txt" before "File_v15.txt", and it is not ASCII order, but it looks more reasonable. But, what if "v" refers to the version number, and should be "File_v15.txt" in the previous order? At this time, the initial system Explorer can not work at all.
To restore the normal ASCII based ordering, go to "HKLM \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ Explorer ', create a DWORD value called" NoStrCmpLogical "and set the value to" 1 ". Delete the code if you want to go back to the initial conditions the standard Explorer.

5. Troubleshoot Startup
If Windows takes too long to start up and shut down, chances are he was having an issue. To determines what is going on back in "HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Policies \ System", create a DWORD value called "verbosestatus" and set the value to "1". Restart your PC and Windows will tell you what is going on.

6. Set the Folder Types
Vista's Explorer will intelligently select the type of folder you based on its contents. However, this means your download folder will turn into a music folder if you download some MP3s. To fix this, go into the "HCU \ Software \ Classes \ LocalSettings \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Shelf", delete the subkey "Bags" and create a new one at the same location. Create a key called "AllFolders" under Bags, and other key named "Shell" at the bottom again. Then click on it to open the "HCU \ Software \ Classes \ LocalSettings \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Shell \ Bags \ AllFolders \ Shell". Right-click on the right pane, select "New | String Value" and call it "FolderType". Then, double-click on FolderType and set the value to "NotSpecified". You can still change the type of the folder, but Vista will not change automatically.

7. Easy encryption with
Some versions of Windows allow you to encrypt files, although the process is a bit strange. You have to right-click on the file, select "properties", press the "Advanced, check" Encrypt contents to secure data ', and press "OK" as much as 2x. For a more simple way, go to "HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Current \ Version \ Explorer \ Advanced "create a DWORD named" EncryptionContextMenu "and set the value to" 1 ". Now you simply right-click on the file and select" Encrypt ".

8. Quick access to folders
Access your folders quickly with bring it on the Start Menu, type "regedit" in the "Run", enter "HKCR \ Folder \ shellex ContextMenuHandlers", right-click "ContextMenuHandlers" and click "New | Key '. Type "and press [Enter]. Now, hold [Shift], right-click on a folder, and select" Pin to Start Menu ".

9. Accelerate Time-Peng copies
Vista gives a high priority for your soundcard, so you need to get a free audio of the problem no matter what your PC is in progress. Because it can slow the process of copying the network. To fix this, go to "HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ Multimedia \ SystemProfile". Try setting the "NetworkThrottlingIndex" be more 10-50 or 60 is quite effective, then reboot and test your network speed. For more information, click here.

10. Refine Listings Drive
If Explorer no longer displays the DVD drive, go to "HKLM \ System \ CurrentControlSet \ Control \ Class \" and delete the "UpperFilters" or "LowerFilters". These tips usually works, but sometimes it can fail if the applications are already in trouble from the beginning. If the program stops working, try to see if there are updates, then reinstall.

11. Quick access to the Display Settings

Right-click on the desktop of Windows Vista is not enough to take you directly to the display settings menu. Windows 7 was prepared to fix this. But, for a while you can do so by going to "HKCR \ Directory \ Background \ Shell", right-click on "Shell", select 'New | Key' and called "Display Settings". Double-click "(Default)" in the right pane and enter the "Display Settings" in the Value Data box. Now, right-click "Display Settings" on the left panel, select 'New | Key' back, and call this function as "command". Double-click the Default value of new functions and enter the following text: "rundll32 shell32.dll, Control_RunDLL desk.cpl, @ 0.3". Click "OK" and right-click option padadesktop to see the new display settings.

12. Multiple Live Messenger Log-In
Normally, Windows Live Messenger (WLM) only allows you to get into one account at a particular time. To make it more than one, go to "HKLM \ Software \ Microsoft \ WindowsLive \ Messenger", create a DWORD value named "Multiple Instances" and set the value to "1". To restore to its original state, simply delete the value.

13. Clean Menu-Menu
You have to unsinstall an application, but instead he left you a souvenir in the form of icons that are not useful. To fix this, go to "HKCR \ *" and "HKCR \ Directory". Expand the panel, then select "shellex \ ContextMenuHandlers" and see the various buttons below are not related to the command you want. On the PC, the "HKCR \ * \ shellex \ ContextMenuHandlers \ 7-Zip" berhubungangan with 7-Zip context menu, as an example, to delete, click "Delete" on the left panel. But be careful, you should delete only if it is 100% sure on the right menu.

14. Accelerate Back-Up
NTCBACKUP feature of Windows XP improving performance by maintaining a list of file systems that he knows that you will not likely want to make a back-up. Add files and folders that you want yourself and get better results. A question on the "HKLM \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Control \ BackupRestore \ FileNotToBackup".

15. Change the Default Installation Folder
Most installations default Program Files folder, but if you want to change it, go to "HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows CurrentVersion", change "ProgramFilesDir" into the folder of your choice and reboot.

16. Change the name Drive
Adding a memory card reader and Explorer will often stop the computer folder that has a name similar drive. ("Removable Drive D:", "Removable Drive E:", and so on), making it difficult to distinguish. You can handle the "HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer". Make a button with the letter of the drive (for example, "G"), and in it create another new key named "DefaultLabel". Double-click on a place to enter the value, name the "CompactFlash" (or whatever as you wish), and click "OK". Restart Explorer or press [F5] and see the changes. Drive G: will be read as "CompactFlash (G :)".

17. Wipe the Page File
Windows stores memory pages in the paging file for your work. It all sounds good, until someone managed to access your system, find the files, and adding or reducing it something you do not want. To fix this, go to "HKLM \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Control \ SessionManager \ MemoryManagement", set the value of "ClearPageFileAtShutdown" to 1 and reboot. Windows will delete all the files page when it is turned off. Indeed, extending the duration and processes, but improve safety.

18. Crash on Cue
Blue screen crashes usually bring bad news, but sometimes you may want to bring it up to test the Windows error reporting for example. Turns Registry tricks can help you even for this one thing. Go to "HKLM \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Services \ i8042prt Parameters", create a DWORD named "CrashOnCtrlScroll" and set the value to 1. Reboot your computer, and to crash just hold down [Ctrl] right and press [Scroll Lock] twice. When finished, make sure you immediately remove the command.

19. Save CPU Time
A standard PC usually has several programs that want to use the capacity of the processor at the same time, and Windows will allocate each period of CPU time a "quantum" a move to the next program. By default, this is usually very short, so that the PC will be responsive, but sometimes it means that Windows will make the time to move between these processes. The solution? You could try doing what Windows Server. Set the system to use a longer quantem. Set "HKLM SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Control \ PriorityControl \ Win32PrioritySepartion" to 16 (hex). Quantum longer means less turnover among program so less time is wasted. You may notice that the lag in gaming or video playback will be smooth. But, if you find any other problems, simply return the value of the original value Win32PrioritySeparation be 26.

20. Disable AutoRun
AutoRun feature of Windows is one of the potential security risk because it runs the codeautomatically when you connect your device to the PC are removable. If indeed, it can be set manually, so it is safe to turn off the feature. On some systems, it can only be done through the Registry. Go to "HKLM \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ CurrentVersion \ IniFileMapping" and create a button named "Autorun.inf". Then, double-click on the default value and enter "@ SYS: DoesNotExist". Then delete "HKCU \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ MountPoints2". Now, Windows is no longer run any code on a CD, DVD, or portable drive automatically. You have to run it manually.


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