Two months after the previous release, I am happy to announce a new version of Winaero Tweaker. Traditionally, it comes with plenty of new tweaks and bug fixes.
Bug fixes and improvements
- The ability to hide or show the Windows Defender tray icon is updated for all recently released builds of Windows 10, including 16215.
- Added a workaround to not use the "Open command prompt here" context menu as the default handler in File Explorer.
- Fixed the Personalization context menu, now it opens the classic Desktop background and Colors applets again, even in Creators Update.
- The ability to disable the Lock screen using a Registry tweak is re-added for Windows 10 "Redstone 3" Fall Creators Update.
New features in Winaero Tweaker 0.7.0.1
Disable Ads in Windows 10. Using this new feature, you will be able to disable all kind of ads in Windows 10. Go to Behavior\Ads and Unwanted apps.
See the following article to learn more about this feature: How To Disable Ads in Windows 10 (All Of Them)
Run as administrator context menu for Power Shell (PS1) files. you can add a context menu command for PS1 files to the File Explorer app which will allow you to run the selected PS1 file as administrator.
See the following article to learn more about this feature: Run as administrator context menu for Power Shell (PS1) files
Merge Registry files. Can be found under "Tools". This new option will allow you to quickly combine several *.reg files into one. This way you can apply all tweaks from multiple files with one click.
Open Command prompt here as Administrator. You can add the "Open Command prompt here as Administrator" command to the context menu of File Explorer. This will open a new elevated command prompt instance in the current directory that you right clicked on or are browsing with File Explorer.
See the following article to learn more about this feature: Add Command Prompt As Administrator Context Menu in Windows 10
Remove Burn Disc Image Context Menu. In Windows 8 and Windows 10, you can right-click an ISO or IMG file and click Burn disc image. See the following screenshot:
This context menu is visible even when you have no recorder device. You can remove it with Winaero Tweaker.
See the following article to learn more about this feature: Remove Burn Disc Image Context Menu in Windows 10
"Desktop Wallpaper Location" Context Menu. Enable this option, right click on the Desktop and select Desktop Wallpaper Location in the context menu command. It should open your current wallpaper in a new File Explorer window.
See the following article to learn more about this feature: Desktop Wallpaper Location Context Menu in Windows 10
Do You Want To Close All Tabs Prompt in Edge. By default, Microsoft Edge shows a prompt "Do You Want To Close All Tabs?" when you close the browser with multiple tabs open. There is an option to "Always close all tabs". Once you enable it, the prompt won't appear any more. Use this new option to enable or disable the prompt.
See the following article to learn more about this feature: Enable Do You Want To Close All Tabs Prompt in Edge