WinVistaClub’s Ultimate Windows Tweaker – Tweak UI For Windows Vista
Ultimate Windows Tweaker, is a Tweak UI Utility for tweaking and optimizing Windows Vista & Windows 7, 32-bit & 64-bit.It can simply be downloaded and used as a portable application to customize your Windows to meet your requirements. With judicious tweaking, It can make your system faster, more stable, and more secure with just a few mouse clicks. The tweaker detects whether you have 7 or Vista installed and accordingly offers you the relevant tweaks only.
Most Vista users were missing the Tweak UI application, which Microsoft had released for XP, and this one, promises to be the best thing for Windows Vista users.
This freeware tweaking utility has over 150 tweaks, but is yet, just a 370 KB .exe file, which does not require an install.
Thoosje Vista Tweaker V1.0
Thoosje Vista Tweaker is another fine freeware professional tool to Tweak and Optimize Windows Vista! It has some great features and over 50 tweaks that you can individually apply to tweak and optimize your Windows Vista Without having the knowledge of registry and system settings.
There is also an restore function build in to this program. You can easily set tweaks you applied to it’s original setting.
WinBubble has lot of Vista Tweaks, some quite unique ! Tweaks neatly classified under the following tabs: Icon Customizations, Security Tab, Optimize tab, IE Tools, General Tab, Specific Tab.
A small download which doesn’t require an install. HomePage.
Vista4Experts is for those who don’t want User Account Control dialogs, Security Center notifications, Automatic daily Windows Defender scanning’s, automatic update installations (causing reboots), etc. Many such fixes like these are included in Vista4Experts. All of these changes can be enabled or reversed later on.
Do note that many fixes here actually lower Vista’s defenses, so do apply the tweaks judiciously. HomePage.
Vista Tweaker 0.5 Beta is a nice new easy-to-use tweak program. It works on XP and Vista, but there are tweaks that works only on Vista. The interface is clean and simple. Every tweak has its description so the user can see what each one does. There are some unique and uncommon tweaks too. The tweaks are neatly classified under System, UI, IE, Software, Network, Performance & Miscellaneous Tabs.
This 330Kb freeware is worth a try ! HomePage. Download.
XdN Tweaker : A Vista Tweaker.
Have a look at this freeware utility; worth giving it a try ! Has some unique tweaks.
- Changes the number of Folder views Windows saves.
- Resets the folder views Windows has saved.
- Disable/Enable ‘SendTo’ right-click menu.
- Allows you to adjust and tweak TCP/IP settings.
- Put the File menu above the Back/Forward buttons in IE7.
- Remove or Replace the Search box in IE7.
- Disable/Enable User Account Control prompts under Vista.
- Disable/Enable the “- Shortcut” text under Vista.
- Attempt to force Vista to better save folder views.
- Disable/Enable Windows Media Player Explorer context menus.
- Add/Remove “Take Ownership” to right-click menus under Vista.
- Disable/Enable the Documents item on the Classic Start Menu.
- Changes “Delete” to “Search…” on Recycle Bin.
- Turn off the annoying full screen “black” UAC prompt.
…and more ! HomePage.
DTweak also offers a freeware version. Its tweaks are conveniently tabbed under File tweaks, Daily Tools, Optimizations, System Tweaks, Customizations, etc. has a Registry Defragmenter too! Quite a few tweaks there. However, Colbond, a reader from Australia points out that MOST of the tweaks require you to buy the paid version, if you want to apply them.
Does take a little time to load, though ! Download DTweak Free.