Winaero Tweaker 0.7

Winaero Tweaker

Winaero Tweaker is an an all-in-one customization utility that helps you to tweak Windows in just a few simple clicks. The program includes tweaks for every version of operating system from Windows 7 to Windows 10. Winaero Tweaker automatically detects the version of Windows OS you’re running and shows tweaks and customization options accordingly. The software can be installed as a portable app so you can take it with you as you move from one computer to another.

Here's a partial features list:

  • Information - View information about your PC hardware and OS.
  • Aero Colors - Change all Windows Aero settings including those which can't be changed with Control Panel.
  • Aero Lite - Activate the hidden Aero Lite theme.
  • Alt+Tab Appearance - Change hidden secret options of the Alt+Tab dialog.
  • Colored Title Bars - Enable colors for window title bars in Windows 10.
  • Dark Color Scheme - Here you can enable the dark color scheme for Windows 10 system settings and apps.
  • Inactive Title Bars Color - Change the color of inactive title bars in Windows 10.
  • Disable Aero Shake - Disable or enable the Aero Shake feature.
  • Disable Driver Updates - Turn off driver updates in Windows Update.
  • Disable Web Search - Disable Web Search in taskbar and Cortana in Windows 10.
  • Disable Action Center - Disable or enable the Action Center feature in Windows 10.
  • Disable Live Tiles - Disable Live Tiles all at once for Universal(Metro) apps.
  • Activate Windows Photo Viewer - Activate Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10.
  • Auto-update Store apps - Disable or enable auto-update of Store apps in Windows 10.
  • Disable Cortana - Disable Cortana in Windows 10.
  • Disable Windows Defender - Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10.
  • Microsoft Edge Download Folder - Change the default download folder in Microsoft Edge.
  • Stop Unwanted Apps - Stop unwanted apps Windows installs automatically.
  • Windows Defender Tray Icon - Show or hide Windows Defender tray icon.
  • App Switcher Hover Timeout - Change the App Switcher hover timeout delay.
  • Charms Bar Hover Timeout - Change the Charms Bar hover timeout delay.
  • Modern App Closing Options - Speed up closing time of Metro apps for mouse and touch.
  • Start Screen Power Button - Show or hide the Power button on the Start screen.
  • Disable Telemetry - Prevent Windows 10 from spying on you.
  • ... and many more.

Winaero Tweaker 0.7 bug fixes:

  • Action center always open - the reset to defaults button now works.
  • When a category page is focused, the View menu can be used to change the view in addition to the toolbar buttons.

New features in this release:

  • Ability to edit OEM information.
  • Make the taskbar remain visible when the virtual touch keyboard appears on the screen. By default, the Touch Keyboard appears on top of the taskbar hiding it.
  • You can now remove the 'Edit with Paint 3D' context menu. Also, you can remove the Extract all context menu in File Explorer.
  • Add a file hash context menu.
  • Prevent Malicious Software Removal Tool (MRT.exe) from being offered and installed via Windows Update.
  • You can easily disable jump lists in File Explorer and the Start menu.
  • The ability to enable Numlock on the Logon screen (and Lock screen in Windows 10).
  • Added a User Accounts desktop context menu.
  • Added a HomeGroup desktop context menu.
  • Added a Bluetooth desktop context menu.
  • Added a tweak to kill not responding tasks from the Desktop context menu.
  • You can make the "Open in new process" context menu command always visible.
  • Automatic folder type discovery can be disabled.
  • For Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1, I added the ability to disable the yellow warning overlay icon for the network item in the notification area (system tray). Unfortunately, this trick doesn't work in Windows 10.

Download page: Winaero Tweaker 0.7 | 2.1 MB (Freeware)
View: Winaero Tweaker Home Page | Release Notes

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