Category: Windows

Windows 10 – On resume, display log-on screen

Windows -> Settings Personalisation -> Lock Screen Screen saver settings -> Tick: On resume, display log-on screen

Windows 10 – L2TP/IPsec VPN Connection

Control Panel -> Network and Sharing Centre Setup a new connection or network -> Connect to a workplace -> Use my internet connection (VPN) Enter […] Read more»

Windows 10 – Setup Google’s DNS server

Control Panel -> Network and Sharing Centre -> Change adapter settings Right click on the used adapter -> Properties Tab: Network -> select Internet Protocol […] Read more»

Windows 10 – Date format

Control Panel -> Region -> Tab: Formats -> Additional settings… Tab: Date Date formats: Short Date: yyyy-MM-dd

Windows 10 – NUM pad comma interpreted as point

Start -> Type: regedit Goto HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Keyboard Layout Right click -> New: Binary Value -> Name: Scancode Map Right click -> Modify -> Value data: 00 00 […] Read more»

Windows 10 – Point as decimal symbol, Comma as digital grouping symbol

Control Panel -> Region -> Tab: Formats -> Additional settings… Tab: Numbers Decimal symbol: . Digit grouping symbol: , List seperator: ; Tab: Currency Decimal […] Read more»

Windows 10 – Disable Microsoft Edge

Source C:\Windows\SystemApps Select Microsoft Edge entry: Microsoft.MicrosoftEdgeDevToolsClient_8wekyb3d8bbwe Renam it: _Microsoft.MicrosoftEdgeDevToolsClient_8wekyb3d8bbwe

Windows 10 – OneNote unisntall

Windows+R: gpedit.msc Go to: Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> One Drive Enable: Prevent the usage of OneDrive for file storage Source Read more»

Windows 10 – Use Win7 image view

Source HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Photo Viewer\Capabilities\FileAssociations New > String value Rename: .png Value: PhotoViewer.FileAssoc.Tiff repeat 3 and 4 for other image file types: jped, jpg, gif, bmp… Read more»

Windows 10 – Registry tweaks

Extended UI Hover Time: Source HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced New > DWORD (32-bit) Rename: ExtendedUIHoverTime Value: 1 instant preview 5000 (= 5s) delay 30000 disable previews 0 default setting […] Read more»