Windows 10: Win 10 1083: how to disable facts and tips in the Spotlight locksreen?

  1.    07 Jun 2018 #1

    Win 10 1083: how to disable facts and tips in the Spotlight locksreen?


    I just want a clean Spotlight lockscreen, no ads, no tips.
    Is it still possible this on Windows 1803 playing with the registry?
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    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       07 Jun 2018 #2

    If you have Pro, apparently this can be controlled in the Group Policy editor. See...
    Removing Edge links from Spotlight lock screen
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  3.    07 Jun 2018 #3

    I'd like to know the registry entries to modify and if they work on the widespread Home version too...
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  4. Bree's Avatar
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    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       07 Jun 2018 #4

    I don't know if they'll work in Home (with a few exceptions, most seem to) but you'll find a spreadsheet listing all the group policy registry entries here...

    Group Policy Settings Reference Spreadsheet for Windows 10 v1803
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  5.    07 Jun 2018 #5

    Thank you! Useful document.
    I've found there's a
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ContentDeliveryManager > DisableThirdPartySuggestions (DWORD) = 1
    but I don't think will stop tips, just ads links probably
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  6. Bree's Avatar
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    10 Home x64 (1803) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       07 Jun 2018 #6

    There are a couple of other related policies that may help, you'll have to experiment. Try 'Turn off Microsoft consumer experiences' DisableWindowsConsumerFeatures and/or 'Do not show Windows tips' DisableSoftLanding
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