Winaero Tweaker, my primary software project here at Winaero which consolidates all my tools has reached version 0.2.2. Unfortunately, last week I was not able to release a new version, but it is released now. Here is a brief description of the changes you will get in version 0.2.2.
Network drives over UAC
I noticed that Microsoft removed / broke the tweak responsible for accessing mapped/network drives using admin privileges (elevated apps). This is a pity, but there is no way at this moment to get this functionality back in Windows 10. So I have restricted the feature to Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. It will not appear any more in Windows 10.
Startup Sound Changer
I merged the code base of my considerably old application "Startup Sound Changer" with Winaero Tweaker. Now it is available for all Winaero Tweaker users. Using Winaero Tweaker, it is possible now to set a custom startup sound in Windows 7. The user interface looks like this:
A new tweak is available for all supported operating systems including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. It will allow you to disable default administrative shares like C$, D$, Admin$ etc. They are created by Windows by default and can be used for administrative tasks. Disabling these shares can further tighten the security of your operating system. Refer to the following article for more details: Disable administrative shares in Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7.
That's it. Not that much for a weekly build, however, these changes are valuable. I hope you get a positive experience from Winaero Tweaker 0.2.2. Please refer to Winaero Tweaker FAQ before downloading.
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