1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10 pro x64 N
       31 Jul 2015 #1

    Multitasking Settings Registry keys


    Hey all,

    I am creating a heap of reg files for personal use so that when i format in the future, i can run a script to set windows 10 just how i want.

    I am having an issue finding any registry key linked to the following option

    System - Multitasking - "When I snap a window, show what I can snap next to it"

    It is a pretty annoying feature to be honest, If anyone knows what its dword is in registry id love to know.

    Also is it possible to completely disable virtual desktop, its another feature I don't need since I have dual monitors

    Cheers
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,516
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       31 Jul 2015 #2

    Hello Serpentxx, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    That would also be known as Snap Assist. If you like, I already have a .reg file in step 3 of OPTION THREE in the tutorial below for this that you could use.

    Aero Snap - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10 pro x64 N
       31 Jul 2015 #3

    Thanks for the reply Brink.

    That was definitely the registry key!

    I do have other questions, not sure if i should create a new thread, so i will just post them here.

    - Can you disable virtual desktops?

    - Can I (Through Regedit or cmd) unpin all items from the start menu, and resize it to a specific width/height

    - I understand how to remove all metro apps using powershell's package manager, but how can i re-add ones such as the app store, is there a list somewhere with the package names? or has someone hacked up a GUI tool to manage the apps?
    EDIT Turns out you can display all apps with this Powershell command
    Get-AppxPackage | Select Name,PackageFullName

    - I know part of disabling telemetry is to use this cmd command
    cacls.exe "%programdata%\Microsoft\Diagnosis\ETLLogs\AutoLogger\AutoLogger-Diagtrack-Listener.etl" /d SYSTEM
    How can i use piping to have it automatically say yes?
    Or should i be using icacls for this?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,516
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       31 Jul 2015 #4

    Not sure about those yet.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 10
    Windows 10 pro x64 N
       31 Jul 2015 #5

    I will have a look tonight about the unpinning etc.

    I will run a program to snapshot the registry and watch for any changes while i fiddle with the start menu, see what comes up.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Can someone give me registry keys for windows explorer
Specifically, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HomeFolderDesktop, and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\HomeFolderMobile Story if you are interested: So I upgrade from...
General Support
Opening Entire Registry
This is probably going to sound weird. I decided to move back from Windows 10 to Windows 7. So, I copied what I could onto another drive, did a few app setting exports, etc. so that I could install Windows 7 fresh and get started setting things...
General Support
I get a corrupted registry when updating to new version of W 10
Windows 10 preview version 9926 installed and chkdsk found no problems but after windows updated to Windows 10 preview version 10041 chkdsk detected registry issues that could not repaired. So I downloaded the windows 10 preview version 10041 ISO...
Installation and Setup
BSOD Registry Error
Dual boot, W7 is the default OS. Start up boots into W10TP instead of BIOS selection screen without asking for password. Chrome won't open, reboot, asks for password this time and get Chrome back, somehow! Posting in a forum, BSOD for registry...
BSOD Crashes and Debugging
7 ==> 10 Upgrade: What happens to Registry & WINSXS
Win7 works A-OK for me and I see no compelling reason (yet) to go to Win10. However, my Win7 system is old and by now my Registry & WINSXS directory are full of junk. I know that at some point, if I don't do a clean install of something, some bad...
Installation and Setup
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:14.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums