Various Registry Tweaks in Windows® Vista
Get to know more about various registry tweaks in Windows Vista
Registry is a database in which most of the settings of database files are stored. All the programs in a system store their settings in the registry files. Hence registry files are very important for the system to run normally. One needs to be very careful while handling the registry files because any alteration in registry files results in improper functioning of the system. There are many tweaks in Vista that can be easily configured. Some of them hide in the contents of a folder from the index user; you can change the name of computer icon and also the network icon and you may even remove the arrows from the shortcut. The most commonly adopted tweaks are AutoAdminLogon and increasing number of simultaneous downloads.
Following is more on tweaks in registry files of Windows Vista:
- Increasing Number of Simultaneous Downloads
- Consequences of Changing Registry Files
The main use of enabling AutoAdminLogon is to save time by logging into the computer without the need of typing a password. To enable this setting you need to launch regedit and then you have to navigate through HKLMSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionwinlogon. Next you need to set AutoAdminLogon as '1' and then create a new string value called DefaultPassword and enter the default password. Thus the process is completed.
Increasing Number of Simultaneous Downloads
Using Vista registry tweaks you can increase the number of simultaneous downloads. To enable the feature initially you need to launch regedit and then navigate through HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings. Next you need to create a new DWORD called 'MaxConnectionsPerServer' and its value to 000000a. Now you need to create another DWORD called 'MaxconnectiobPer1_0Server' and set its value to 0000000a. Thus you can increase the number of simultaneous downloads.
You must be very cautious while making changes in the registry files since it is important for safe running of your system. Missing of any registry file or presence of corrupted files can result in system break down. Hence, editing the registry files must be done carefully. Before making changes make sure to have a back up of all the registry files.
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