Tweak Windows Settings with Portable Tweakers

Windows has many hidden settings for advanced users. Those can be managed by adding, removing or editing registry entries or by running commands. For less techie users, these can be complicated but if they are willing to use those tweaks without much exposure to technical details, Tweakers from

  • The software developer do not hosts files in their server. So, it’s preferable to download those from trusted software hosting sites.

http://majorgeeks.com/Tweakers_d6643.html
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/System-Tweak/Tweakers.shtml

  • The zipped archive [tweakers.zip ; 431 Kb] contains the standalone executable [Tweakers.exe ; 383 Kb]. The current version of the archive [2012.2] have the following hash

SHA256: ec8ec02996a6e1bb9cae332fe8430ab0a00627522e1181ae9ef32ea2cb03adb0
SHA1:     653d47bb98f4ba3bb41be713531bb22ad81e8e50
MD5:     9f45734e7bd904b426699af55f92d8e5

  • The program can be launched by executing the executable. The tweaks are suitable for Windows XP to Windows 7. The software needs to run with administrative rights for the tweaks to be useful.
  • It asks for donation on launch which can be set not to show again. Closing that dialogue opens the main GUI.
  • Following tweaks can be applied.
Tweaks [Part 1]
Tweaks [Part 2]
Tweaks [Part 3]

  • You can change the default tweaks and Save Changes. You can run all the tweaks at a time and then may Restart Computer or Explorer for the changes to work.
  • The software do not have any help documentation, neither offline or online.
  • It consumes tiny system resources at idle time.

My Verdict

I find this software pretty useful.

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