The "Let's finish setting up your device" screen in Windows 11

Disable “Let’s finish setting up your device” screen in Windows 11

You can disable the "Let's finish setting up your device screen" if you are annoyed to see it every other time you sign in to Windows 11. There are two methods you can use, the Settings app and a Registry tweak.

The mentioned screen is Welcome Experience, which was first introduced in Windows 10. This page hightlights the new features of the newly installed build. Also, it suggest extra options like Microsoft Account, OneDrive, etc, and how you can setup them to get more from the OS.

The "Let's finish setting up your device" screen in Windows 11

The Windows welcome experience appears after installing a feature update, and ocasionally re-appears when you sign in to remind you to finish the setup.

How to disable the "Let's finish setting up your device" screen

To disable the "Let's finish setting up your device" screen in Windows 11, do the following.

  1. Press Win + I to open Windows Settings.
  2. Click on System on the left.
  3. On the right side select Notifications.
  4. To disable the screen, remove the check mark from the "Show me the Windows welcome experience after updates and occasionally when I sign in to highlight what's new and suggested" option.

You are done. You can now close the Settings app if you don't need to change anything else.

Alternatively, you can turn off the Welcome Experience page with a Registry tweak.

Disable Welcome Experience in Windows 11 with a Registry tweak

  1. Download two REG files using this link.
  2. Extract the REG files from the ZIP archive to any folder of your choice.
  3. Now, double-click the Disable_Windows_welcome_experience.reg file and confirm the UAC prompt. This will instantly disable the "Let's finish setting up your device" page.
  4. The other file, Enable_Windows_welcome_experience.reg, is the undo tweak that re-enables the setup screen.

Done!

The two files above will modify the Registry under the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager key.

To disable the Welcome screen, you need to create a 32-bit DWORD value named SubscribedContent-310093Enabled under that key and set it to 1.

By removing the "SubscribedContent-310093Enabled" value, you will re-enable the "Let's finish setting up your device" screen in Windows 11.

That's it.

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