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WinFix

A one time use tool filled with tweaks to enhance Windows 10 speed, privacy, performance and stability. I’ve collected these tweaks from various tools and forums around that I consider worthy. I’ve improved them where needed and tested them all myself.

Disable potentially unnecessary services to free up resources

  • Backup and Shadow Copy
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Error Reporting and Steps Recorder
  • Delivery Optimization Service
  • Data Usage Monitoring
  • Distributed Link Tracking Client
  • Program Compatibility Assistant
  • Font Cache Service
  • Superfetch and Prefetch
  • NFC support
  • Wifi Direct
  • Phone Services
  • Windows Ink Workspace
  • User Access Control
  • Security Center (Action Center)
  • Windows Defender
  • Windows Search
  • Disable Store and Apps (installs OpenShell)

Privacy tweaks

  • Disable Cortana
  • Disable Telemetry and Data Collection
  • Disable Biometry services
  • Disable Geolocation
  • Disable the Web Account Manager
  • Disable Sensors
  • Disable conducting experiments
  • Disable Anonymous user access
  • Disable hidden shares
  • Disable Remote Registry
  • Disable Inventory Collector
  • Disable WifiSense
  • Disable typing and inking dictionary

Performance and Stability tweaks

  • Disable application autolaunch delay
  • Disallow apps to run in background
  • Enhance NTFS filesystem
  • Run Explorer processes separately

Other tweaks

  • Enable numlock on boot
  • Disable lock screen background image
  • Disable tips notifications
  • Take Ownership contextmenu item
  • Always show file extension
  • Remove “3D Objects” from Explorer

When running the tool, it could get blocked by your antivirus because it is not officially registered. In that case, you need to temporarily disable your antivirus and then run the tool.