Winaero Tweaker is an an all-in-one customization utility that helps you to tweak Windows in just a few simple clicks. The program includes tweaks for every version of operating system from Windows 7 to Windows 11. Winaero Tweaker automatically detects the version of Windows OS you’re running and shows tweaks and customization options accordingly. The software can be installed as a portable app so you can take it with you as you move from one computer to another.
Here's a partial features list:
- Information – View information about your PC hardware and OS.
- Aero Colors – Change all Windows Aero settings including those which can't be changed with Control Panel.
- Aero Lite – Activate the hidden Aero Lite theme.
- Alt+Tab Appearance – Change hidden secret options of the Alt+Tab dialog.
- Colored Title Bars – Enable colors for window title bars in Windows 10.
- Dark Color Scheme – Here you can enable the dark color scheme for Windows 10 system settings and apps.
- Inactive Title Bars Color – Change the color of inactive title bars in Windows 10.
- Disable Aero Shake – Disable or enable the Aero Shake feature.
- Disable Driver Updates – Turn off driver updates in Windows Update.
- Disable Web Search – Disable Web Search in taskbar and Cortana in Windows 10.
- Disable Action Center – Disable or enable the Action Center feature in Windows 10.
- Disable Live Tiles – Disable Live Tiles all at once for Universal(Metro) apps.
- Activate Windows Photo Viewer – Activate Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10.
- Auto-update Store apps – Disable or enable auto-update of Store apps in Windows 10.
- Disable Cortana – Disable Cortana in Windows 10.
- Disable Windows Defender – Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10.
- Microsoft Edge Download Folder – Change the default download folder in Microsoft Edge.
- Stop Unwanted Apps – Stop unwanted apps Windows installs automatically.
- Windows Defender Tray Icon – Show or hide Windows Defender tray icon.
- App Switcher Hover Timeout – Change the App Switcher hover timeout delay.
- Charms Bar Hover Timeout – Change the Charms Bar hover timeout delay.
- Modern App Closing Options – Speed up closing time of Metro apps for mouse and touch.
- Start Screen Power Button – Show or hide the Power button on the Start screen.
- Disable Telemetry – Prevent Windows 10 from spying on you.
- … and many more.
Winaero Tweaker 220.127.116.11 fixes:
- A quick update to Winaero Tweaker users. I have resolved a rare but annoying bug in the app. Some of you may have seen the application crash with an unfriendly error message in the PopulateFavorites() routine. Thanks to "CodyDaWolf", I have figured out what is going on, and resolved the bug.