Disable Thumbnails in File Explorer on Windows 10

Target issue: popup thumbnail previews of current windows that are displayed over bottom of the screen. NOTE: a hack to disable the feature is currently unavailable and this hack creates a delay for appearance of popup thumbnails from when mouse cursor is placed on a taskbar button. Run Registry Editor, regedit Navigate to “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced” from…

Windows System Icons

Windows system files containing icons C:\Windows\ explorer.exe C:\Windows\Systems32\ accessibilitycpl.dll ddores.dll gameux.dll imageres.dll mmcndmgr.dll mmres.dll moricons.dll netcenter.dll netshell.dll networkexplorer.dll pifmgr.dll pnidui.dll sensorscpl.dll setupapi.dll shell32.dll wmploc.dll wpdshext.dll

Microsoft Office Suite

As of 2017-M9 OFFICE VERSIONS Office v14 (2010) Service Pack 1 32 bit: link 64 bit: link Language Packs: TBA Proofing Tools Kit: link PTK SP1 32 bit: link 64 bit: link PTK SP2 32 bit: link 64 bit: link Office v15 (2013) Service Pack 1 32 bit: link 63 bit: link Language Interface Packs…

Enable Hibernate in Windows NT

Version 6.x (Vista, 7, 8) and 10 Control Panel method Run powercfg.cpl (or go to Control Panel>All Items>Power Options>System Power Settings) Select “Choose what the power buttons do” on left sidebar, In settings tree, go to Sleep>Allow Hybrid Sleep, Select “Change settings that are currently unavailable”, Mark “Hibernate” box, Select “Save changes”. Command Prompt method…

Enable “Customize” in folder properties in Windows NT for 7, 8, and 10

User folders, and some system folders, do not display “customize” in the properties window. To enable “customize” button for user folders, Run Registry Editor, Go go: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{56784854-C6CB-462B-8169-88E350ACB882}\PropertyBag Change a DWORD “NoCustomize” value from 1 to 0. Close Registry Editor.

Coding for web (www) applications

SIMPLE TEMPLATE FOR DEVELOPMENT What you see: front-end (TypeScript, HTML, CSS) Processing data: back-end (Java) for processing user input to generate output Logics to determine actions Database (SQL) to store and recall data for processing Redis can be used for caching to ease workload on database SPA (single page application) requires an Angular framework ADDITIONAL…

Install only selected MS Office programs

NOTE: Office 2013 and beyond no longer prompts users to select programs or featuers they want to use when installing the Office bundle. To install only programs that a user wishes to use, the installation program has to be executed with exclusion commands. To do so, a user must take following steps. Download “Office Deployment…

Internet data sync. settings

Data Type POP: Emails IMAP: Emails WebDAV: file management CalDAV: calendars and tasks CardDAV: contacts GroupDAV: directory ActiveSync Exchange Server (AES) & Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) Emails, calendar & tasks, contacts, notes EMAILS Hotmail (Microsoft Live Mail, MSN Mail, Outlook.com) EAS ID: email address PW: password for email account Domain: hosted domain /or/ blank Server: m.hotmail.com /or/ eas.outlook.com…

Windows 10 – Automatic Updates Settings

1. Disable Automatic Updates Registry Editor (RegEdit) Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU Set “AUOptions” value to “1” to disable automatically checking for updates and automatically installing updates 0: unspecified and follows Windows default 1: do not check for updates (hidden as of Windows 8) 2: automatically install updates 3: automatically download updates 4: automatically check for updates 5: allow…

Windows 10 – Delete System Apps

Removing System Apps Run “PowerShell” in Administrator mode Enter following to remove from Current User only Get-AppxPackage *NameOfAppPackage* | Remove-AppxPackage Replace underlined text with app package name of choice Enter following to remove from All Users of Windows 10 Get-AppxPackage -alluser *NameOfAppPackage* | Remove-AppxPackage List of Pre-installed Apps in Windows 10 3D Builder Get-AppxPackage *3dbuilder*…