Windows 11 Tweaks, Fixes and Modifications [Overview]

Discussion in 'Windows 11' started by Enthousiast, Jul 1, 2021.

  1. pm67310

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  2. The.Rock

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    #323 The.Rock, Aug 19, 2021
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2021
    Remove Defender v4.0
    Did I mention ? it's Not Reversible *
    Minimum Supporting System :: Win 7 With Service Pack 1
    * remove Folders + Registry Keys + Services + Components

    Upgraded Script Without need 3rd tools.
    Using Lean And Mean snippets for power users
    With little twist, Completely Destroy this evil App from earth
    Include New edition called "Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection"

    Credit ..

    Bau For Run As TI & Registry Scripts
    freddie-o, geepnozeex, St1ckys For Defender Scripts
    Me for upgrade it to next Level :D
     

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  3. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    @zucrin AVEYO = BAU ;):)
     
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  4. The.Rock

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    #325 The.Rock, Aug 19, 2021
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    I'm Not good with names
    Also I upgraded the script,
    to destroy this ugly Application from earth
     
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  5. The.Rock

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    Should I make a reversible script after using this script :p
     
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  6. eemuler

    eemuler MDL Senior Member

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    Yes, please. I only want to disable Windows Defender temporarily - for a few minutes at most - to speed up certain tasks, like software installation, updates, and even file transfers. Otherwise in Windows 11 Defender hogs too much CPU and slows everything down to a crawl.
     
  7. Espionage724

    Espionage724 MDL Expert

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    Meh, I'd take all or nothing. I want Defender gone safely enough to not have to worry about WU or sfc complaining about missing components, and if I disable it, I have no intent on re-enabling it.
     
  8. The.Rock

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    it was a joke. who need this app at all :confused:
     
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  9. (\_/)^(\_/)

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    A great 22000.xxx defender tweak by st1ckys on his stuff github repo.
    Its not to be directly applied blindly but pro can easily understand to edit it & create a permanently disable defender bat script via those LGP reg edits.

    Credits to St1ckys.
     
  10. The.Rock

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    #333 The.Rock, Aug 21, 2021
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2021 at 19:04
    Windows 7-11 Automated Tweaks Script

    This Script remove MS Built In Default Windows Apps.
    So you can replace them with better alternative.
    On the way, add some basic tweaks
    Like ::
    Screensaver, Show Hidden Files and many more.

    I don't hold any
    responsibility, for using this script.
    Also, you can change it to your own needs.
    And last warning, use with caution !


    * Minimum requirements :: Windows 7 SP1
    * Support Win 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10, 11, Dev, Beta, Alpha, Release.
    * WMIC Commands were replace by PowerShell Equable Command.

    Code:
    ## Install
    ~ Hyper-V
    ~ Sandbox
    
    ## Add
    ~ Take Ownership Menu
    ~ Elevate Command Prompt \ PowerShell Menu
    ~ Trusted Installer Command Prompt \ PowerShell Menu
    ~ Run As Trusted Installer Menu For Ext [[[ .Exe .Reg .Lnk .Cmd .Bat ]]]
    
    ## Remove
    ~ Skype [[[ UUP, MSI Version ]]]
    ~ Edge [[[ UUP, MSI Version + Folders ]]]
    ~ OneDrive [[[ UUP, MSI Version + Folders ]]]
    ~ Teams [[[ UUP, MSI Version + Folders, Prevent UUP App Reinstallation ]]]
    ~ Unnecessary UUP Apps [[[ Via Remove-AppxPackage, Remove-ProvisionedAppxPackage / DISM ]]]
    
    ## Disable
    ~ UAC
    ~ Sleep
    ~ hibernate
    ~ SmartScreen
    ~ Index Service
    ~ System Restore [[[ VSS Copies included ]]]
    ~ Defender [[[ Services, Folders, Components, Registry Keys included ]]]
    
    ## Set
    ~ Screensaver
    ~ Page File to 2048mb Only
    ~ Windows Updates To Notify Mode
    ~ Display Scaling to 120% [[[ 4 High Res' Screens ]]]
    
    ## Show
    ~ Search Icon
    ~ Hidden Files
    
    ## Remove
    ~ Shortcut Name Extension
    
    ## Hide
    ~ Cortina Icon
    ~ Task View Icon
    ~ Recycle Bin Icon
    ~ Chat Icon [[[ From System Too ]]]
    ~ Widgets Icon [[[ From System Too ]]]
    
    ## Restore
    ~ F8 Boot Option
    ~ Windows 10 Left Taskbar
    
    ## Misc
    ~ Print button Open Screen Snipping
    
    ## Custom Power Plane Scheme:
    -- Max Performance
    -- Display [Always on]
    -- Lid Close / Sleep Button [Do Nothing]
    -- Shut Down Button [Do Shut Down]
    
    ## Custom Terminal Scheme:
    -- Start Cmd Instead PS
    -- Change font to Consolas, 10
    
    $$ Thanks $$
    MDL member hearywarlot for BASE64 Decode script
    MDL members freddie-o, geepnozeex & St1ckys for the Defender Scripts
    MDL member Bau (AKA AveYo) for Run As TI and lot of helpful scripts
    MDL member abbodi1406 for help with PS command of Remove UUP apps
    MDL members crypticus, milkom for help with the Hide Chat, Widgets & Remove Edge scripts
    Group Policy Administrative Templates Catalog ~ ADMX Site
    stackoverflow, superuser, tenforums For helpful Answers And guides
    
    Latest Changes
    Code:
    Update 18/11/21
    ~ Update Remove Defender with New Script from St1ckys
    
    Code:
    this script remove edge,
    earlier windows come with Internet explorer
    so even without Edge, you can download other's web browser
    BUT IN WINDOWS 11, there is no Reminder to old 'internet explorer'
    so download Chrome, FF, whatever you like BEFORE you run it :)
    
    :: EDIT ::
    Added "Get Latest Chrome" Script, in any case
    Using Powershell only, to install Chrome,
    even without any browser on Computer
    
    Code:
    This Script Completely Remove Defender, in Non Reversible way.
    I am totally fine with this, didn't have problems so far.
    you should consider install alternative AV / Security Software.
    I am Myself using Paid version of Comodo Internet Security.
    I recommended installing Free Avira AV / Free Comodo AV,
    instead built in Defender software.
    
    but some say it can cause a problems ( @BAU )
    in such Case, it might be repairable using this commands ::
    ( run them under Command Prompt ~ Admin )
    
    sfc /scannow
    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
    
    Code:
    This Script Disabled System Restore & Remove All VSS Copies
    And because system restore is type of "half" backup,
    and it disabled now, you don't any backup at all.
    you should consider use monthly backup with "Normal" software
    I use cloneZilla but there is other solution
    
     

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  11. krdu

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    Yeah i LIKE it but can you please explain how to RUN it?
     
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  13. Xtreme21

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    #337 Xtreme21, Aug 22, 2021
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2021
    Disable Teams Chat Icon On The Taskbar

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
    "TaskbarMn"=dword:00000000
    Two possible values for TaskbarMn:
    0 = Disabled
    1 = Enabled Default

    This is the same as:
    Settings > Personalisation > Taskbar > Taskbar Items > Show or hide buttons that appear on the taskbar
     
  14. chaython

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    It didn't do anything to me.
    Anyways any idea how to show all overflow by default?
     
  15. Xtreme21

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    Screenshots. Vastly superior to the Win 11 start menu IMO.