Tweaks available in Ultimate Windows Tweaker for Windows 8.1

Here is a list of features and tweaks available in Ultimate Windows Tweaker 3 for Windows 8!

System Information

  1. Shows general System Information
  2. Shows Windows Experience Index
  3. Easy Access To Advanced Recovery Options
  4. Run System File Checker Utility Directly

Customization tweaks – Taskbar:

  1. Remove Taskbar
  2. Remove Clock
  3. Show Clock In Middle Of Notification Area
  4. Remove Taskbar Buttons
  5. Remove Volume Icon From Notification Area
  6. Remove Network Icon From Notification Area
  7. Remove Action Center Icon From Notification Area
  8. Remove Clock From Notification Area
  9. Remove Battery Meter From Notification Area
  10. Remove Notification Area
  11. Customization of Taskbar Buttons Grouping
  12. Customization of Taskbar Thumbnail Size
  13. Customization of Taskbar Thumbnail delay time

Customization tweaks – File Explorer:

  1. Show Windows Version On Desktop
  2. Enable Auto-Colorization
  3. Disable Aero Peek Feature
  4. Don’t Show Low Disk Space Warnings
  5. Disable Info Tips For Shortcuts
  6. Make Taskbar Button Switch To Last Active Window
  7. Restore Last Opened Folders At Startup
  8. Delete Page file At Shutdown
  9. Disable Aero Shake Feature
  10. Hide Preview Pane
  11. Disable Full Row Select Items
  12. Disable Aero Snap Feature
  13. Show Status Bar In File Explorer
  14. Launch Folders In A Separate Process
  15. Enable Check Boxes To Select Items
  16. Remove “-Shortcut” Suffix For New Shortcuts
  17. Tweak Drive Letters
  18. Customizing Window Padding Size
  19. Remove Shortcut Arrows From Shortcut Icons

Customization tweaks – Modern UI:

  1. Customization Of Start Screen Animation
  2. When I Point To Upper-Right Corner, Show The Charms
  3. When I Click Upper-Left Corner, Switch Between My Recent Apps
  4. Go To The Desktop Instead Of Start When I Sign In
  5. Show The Apps View Automatically When I Go To Start
  6. List Desktop Apps First In The Apps View When It’s Sorted by Category
  7. Show Desktop Background As Start Screen Background
  8. Don’t Replace Command Prompt With Windows PowerShell On The WinX Menu

Additional Customization tweaks in Start Screen, etc tabs:

  1. Disable Lock Screen
  2. Disable Changing Lock Screen Image
  3. Enable Slide show
  4. Enable Slide show Even On Battery
  5. Use Those Pictures Which Fits Best On Screen
  6. Customization Of Slide show Duration
  7. Enable First Sign-in Animation When New User Account Is Created
  8. Disable Hibernate Feature
  9. Disable “Look for an app in the Store” When Unknown File Type Is Opened
  10. Disable “You have new apps that can open this type of file” Notification
  11. Customization Of Notifications Display Time
  12. Disable Toast Notifications
  13. Lock Start Screen Tiles So That They Can’t Be Rearranged
  14. Clear “Recent” List Items Present In PC Settings
  15. Disable Changing Start Screen Background
  16. Disable Password Reveal Button
  17. Turn On Smart Screen Filter For Windows Store Apps
  18. Hide Minimize Buttons from Title bar of Windows Store Apps
  19. Enable Acess to Camera on Lock Screen
  20. Hide Power Button from Start Screen
  21. Show more apps in All Apps
  22. Show/Hide Hibernate Option in Power Options in the Flyout Menu
  23. Show/Hide Sleep Option in Power Options in the Flyout Menu
  24. Show/Hide Lock Option in Power Options in the Flyout Menu
  25. Show/Hide Sign Out Option in Power Options in the Flyout Menu
  26. Show/Hide all options of Power OptionsShow Hibernate Option in Power Options in the Flyout Menu
  27. Disable or Enable Start Screen Animations
  28. Add different options to This PC folder, including OneDrive, System Restore, Recycle Bin, Troubleshooting, Programs and features, Windows Update, Modern Search, System, Power Options, networking and Sharing Center, Folder Options, Action center, Display, user Accounts, Personalization, Control Panel, etc.

User Accounts tweaks:

  1. Display Last Logon Information On Logon Screen
  2. Make User Enter Username While Logging On
  3. Use Smart Card To Login
  4. Remove Shutdown Tasks From Logon Screen
  5. Disable Updating Group Policy On Startup
  6. Disable Switching To Secure Desktop While Elevating
  7. Enable Virtualize File And Registry Write Failures To Per-User Locations
  8. Enable Admin Approval Mode For Built-In Administrator Account
  9. Enable Detection Of Application Installation And Prompt For Elevation
  10. Enable Verbose Logon Messages
  11. Require Users To Press CTRL+ALT+DEL To Logon
  12. Change UAC Settings
  13. Customization Of Logon Message
  14. Customization Of What Should Be Done On System Failure

Performance tweaks

  1. Waiting time to kill applications timeout during shutdown
  2. Waiting time to end services at shutdown
  3. Waiting time to kill non-responding applications
  4. Auto-End Non Responsive Programs
  5. Restart Shell Automatically After Some Error
  6. Always Unload DLLs To Free Up Memory
  7. Disable Automatic Folder View Discovery
  8. Turn Off Search Indexer
  9. Increase Priority Of IRQ8
  10. Disable Smooth Scrolling
  11. Disable Windows Time Service
  12. Disable Tablet Input Service
  13. Disable Windows Security Center Service
  14. Disable Prefetch Service
  15. Disable Superfetch Service
  16. Disable Printer Spooling Service
  17. Disable Windows Update Service
  18. Choose L2 Cache

Security tweaks

  1. Disable Registry Editor
  2. Disable Control Panel
  3. Disable Task Manager
  4. Disable WinKey Shortcuts
  5. Disable CMD
  6. Disable Color And Appearance Settings
  7. Disable The Auto Logon Shift Override Feature
  8. Disable Administrative Shares (e.g. ADMIN$)
  9. Disable UAC
  10. Disable The Ability To Shutdown
  11. Disable The Ability To Log Off
  12. Disable Internet Communication
  13. Disable System Restore Configuration
  14. Disable MMC Snap-ins
  15. Disable Folder Options Menu
  16. Disable Encrypting File System
  17. Disable Explorer’s Context Menu
  18. Disable Access To Taskbar Context Menu
  19. Restrict Access To Taskbar And Start Menu Properties
  20. Disable Changing Wallpaper
  21. Turn Off User Tracking
  22. Disable Display Personalization
  23. Disable Windows Media Center
  24. Disable Windows Sound Recorder
  25. Disable Windows Updates
  26. Disable Automatic Restart After Windows Updating
  27. Disable Windows Mobility Center
  28. Disable “Add Features To Windows 8”
  29. Disable Windows Store
  30. Remove complete access to Windows Updates
  31. Disable Windows Media Player Auto Updates

Internet Explorer tweaks:

  1. Enable Menu Bar
  2. Enable Suggested Sites
  3. Enable Caret Browsing
  4. Use ClearType Font
  5. Disable Compatiblity List
  6. Customizing Homepage
  7. Show Tabs Below Address Bar
  8. Notify When Download Completes
  9. Auto-hide the Tab Bar When In Full screen Mode
  10. Always Load IE In Full Screen Mode
  11. Check Executable’s Signature On Download
  12. Allow Running Executable With Invalid Signature
  13. Clear Cache On Every Exit
  14. Warn On Closing Multiple Tabs
  15. Allow Allocating Additional Bandwidth
  16. Enable Do Not Track
  17. Enable Auto Image Resizing
  18. Enable Smooth Scrolling
  19. Disable Active Scripting for Internet Zone
  20. Disable Scripting of Java Applets for Internet Zone
  21. Use Software Rendering Instead Of GPU Rendering
  22. Enable Third-Party Browser Extensions
  23. Show HTTPS Errors
  24. Disable Script Debugging
  25. Enable DOM Storage
  26. Enable SmartScreen Filter

Context Menu tweaks:

  1. Add 14 built-in Modern apps to Desktop Context Menu
  2. Add over 25 important system utilities and feature like System Restore, Windows Defender, Clear clipboard memory, Shutdown, Restart, etc. to Desktop Context Menu via Context Menu > Desktop Context Menu tab
  3. Add “Take Ownership” Option To Files And Folders
  4. Add “Open Command Window Here” Option
  5. Add “Copy To…” Option To Every Object
  6. Add “Move To…” Option To Every Object

Additional Tweaks:

  1. Use Autoplay For All Media And Devices
  2. Use Small Taskbar Icons
  3. Show Balloons In Notification Area
  4. Hide Inactive Icons From Notification Area
  5. Turn Off Automatic Applications Termination
  6. Customizing DPI Scaling
  7. Customizing No. Of Jump List Items
  8. Customizing Blinking Cursor Width
  9. Customizing Cursor Blinking Time
  10. Customizing Scroll Bar Width
  11. Enable the Network Adapter Onboard Processor
  12. Restrict Access Over Anonymous Connections
  13. Disable Recent Shares In Network Places
  14. Disable Default Admin And Disk Drive Share Server
  15. Hide Entire Network From Network Neighbourhood
  16. Prevent Network Auto-Discovery
  17. Hide Computer From The Browser List
  18. Enable NTLM 2 Support
  19. Set Global Network/Internet Offline
  20. Edit OEM Information
  21. Option To Automatically Restart Windows Explorer When “Apply” Is Clicked
  22. Option To Add UWT 3 To Startup
  23. Option To Integrate UWT 3 With Desktop Context Menu

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