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Windows 10 Pro Disable thumbs.db

Disable thumbs.db generation in Microsoft Windows. Import this key into system registry.

DisableThumbs.reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
"DisableThumbnailCache"=dword:00000001

Windows 10 Pro Update Setting

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU

DWORD value named “AUOptions”

00000002 (Notify for download and notify for install)
00000003 (Auto download and notify for install)
00000004 (Auto download and schedule the install)

BlockAutoUpdate.reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU]
"AUOptions"=dword:00000002

Disable / Uninstall Hyper-V on Desktop

There is a big performance impact, while Hyper-V is installed please be sure that's not there.
You can find it in “Programs” → Windows Features

Run program on specific CPU core

cmd /c start /affinity ## "c:\program.exe"

## Binary value
1 = 1 Core
111111 = All 6 Cores
100000 = 6th Core only (20hex)

Binary value must be converted to hex format

SSD

Disable Superfetch service
Disable Indexing
Disable Hibernate

powercfg -h off

Switch SATA / IDE mode

Start msconfig
Under boot tab check “Safe boot” then reboot PC set IDE to AHCI. Boot in safe mode run msconfig again and uncheck “Safe boot”
Leave 25-40% free space (for longer SSD life)

SATA vs IDE

On some older motherboards there are strange problems while using AHCI, if you experience random freeze, data corruption etc. then leave IDE mode.

Windows Color Profiles

C:\Windows\System32\spool\drivers\color

Windows Startmenu / Startup

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
<USER>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Startscreen Layout %LocalAppData%\Microsoft\Windows

Windows 8-10 Repair

Be careful!

sfc /scannow
dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

Windows 10 Enable / Disable Trim

Check status:

fsutil behavior query DisableDeleteNotify

Set

fsutil behavior set DisableDeleteNotify 0|1

Disable WDDM recovery

DisableWDDMRecovery.reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\GraphicsDrivers]
"TdrLevel"=dword:00000000

Set HPET Timer

bcdedit /set useplatformclock true
bcdedit /deletevalue useplatformclock

Platform clock - force HPET or ACPI
If not set (default) use TSC if is invariant (modern CPU) - faster, otherwise fallback to HPET or ACPI

From faster to slower → TSC → HPET → ACPI
HPET is slower, but more precise

Wallpaper compression

Set JPEG quality 100% on Microsoft Windows 10 Wallpaper

DisableWallpaperCompression.reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"JPEGImportQuality"=dword:00000064

USB Hub permanently disconnecting

Turn off power saving for USB in control panels

DisableUSBPowerSuspend.reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
 
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\USB]
"DisableSelectiveSuspend"=dword:00000001

Memory Test

Type mdsched into start search

SSD freezing

Disable powermanagement on port0
Intel AHCI driver only

DisablePORT0PowerSuspend.reg
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\iaStor\Parameters\Port0]
"LPM"=dword:00000000
"LPMDSTATE"=dword:00000000
"DIPM"=dword:00000000

or Install AMD SATA Driver (latest is now 1.2.1.402)!

USB3 Drivers

windows.txt · Last modified: 2017/06/29 22:54 by Jan Forman