+ Boot and Shutdown
	x Auto-End tasks immediately
	x Auto-Kill hung applications immediately
	x Auto-Kill hung services immediately
	x Ctrl-Alt-Del at logon-Disabled
	Disable automatic restart on System Failure
	Disable logging on System Failure
	Disable saving Last Good state at boot
	x Do not Parse Autoexec.bat
	x Logon Page-Classic
	x Numlock-Off
	Setup Prefetch-Cache
	x Show Administrator on the Welcome Screen
	x Status Messages-Extended

+ Desktop
	Desktop icons size
	x Internet Explorer icon-Hide
	x My Computer icon-Hide
	x My Documents icon-Hide
	x My Network Places icon-Hide
	x Recycle Bin icon-Show
	Show Windows version on Desktop
	x Wrap icon titles-Disable

+ Explorer
	Add (un)register libraries in Context Menu
	Add 'Command Prompt' to folder context menu
	Advanced Search: preconfigure options
	Associate additional file types with Notepad
	x Change Windows Explorer folder view-Details
	x Classic Control Panel
	x Disable Autorun
	x Disable Beep on errors
	x Disable Prefix: Shortcut to
	Disable shortcut arrow
	x Disable Web Files and Folders connection
	Disable Windows keys
	x Display the contents of system folders
	x Launch folder windows in a seperate process
	Preset Places Bar to
	x Recycle Bin: allow to rename and delete
	Recycle Bin: delete files directly
	Remove Back Button
	Remove Send To on context menu
	Restore previous folder windows at logon
	Show Drive Letters in front of Drive Names
	x Show extensions of known file-types
	Show hidden files and folders
	Show Map Network Drives buttons in Explorer bar
	Show protected operating system files
	x Show Statusbar in all windows
	x Show the full path in the Address Bar
	x Show the full path in the Title Bar
	x Use small icons in Explorer bar

+ Internet Explorer
	Disable Download Complete notification
	x Disable Go Button
	Disable information bar when popup is blocked
	x Disable Internet Explorer link createion
	x Disable Market Place bookmark
	x Disable Media Player 6.4 created bookmarks
	x Disable Outlook Express link creation
	Disable Password-Caching
	x Disable sound when popup is blocked
	Enable Google URL-Search
	x Keep IE URL-History for-0 Days
	x Set Homepage-about:blank
	x Set IE-Cache limit to-8 MB
	x Set Internet Explorer to accept 10 connects at a time
	Set popup-blocker to high

+ My Computer
	Add Administrative Tools
	Add Control Panel
	Add Control Panel to Context Menu
	x Add Device Manager to Context Menu
	Add Event Viewer to Context Menu
	Add Folder Optionos
	Add Fonts Folder
	Add My Network Places
	Add Network Connections
	Add Printers and Faxes
	Add Recycle Bin
	Add Registry Editor to Context Menu
	Add Scheduled Tasks
	Add Services to Context Menu
	Add Taskbar Settings
	x Remove Manage from Context Menu
	x Remove Search from Context Menu
	x Remove Shared Documents

+ Network
	Allow Network Logins without passwords
	x Disable administrative shares
	x Disable automatic search for network folders and printers
	Disable DCOM protocol bindings
	Disable DNS failure cache
	Disable extra SMB notify-change traffic
	Disable LAN-Manager from caching passwords
	x Disable LM HOSTS lookup
	Disable Microsoft-DS (close port 445 TCP/UDP)
	x Disable restoring mapped network drives on logon
	Disable Simple File Sharing
	Hide PC in Workgroups/Domains
	Remove remote-computer NameSpace
	x Set TCP/IP Priority to 1

+ Performance
	x Disable custom EXE icons
	Disable Info Tips on Files and Folders
	x Disable Last accessed Timestamp on files
	x Disable Optimize harddisk when idle
	Disable paging of kernel and core-os
	x Disable Tracking of Broken Shortcut Links
	x Disable Warn on low disk space
	x Disable WBEM logging
	x Do not cache thumbnails
	x Enable USB Idle Endpoint support
	Minimal Power Management
	Processor scheduling
	Run 16-bit Windows applications in a separate process
	Snap mouse-pointer to default button
	x Use Windows classic folders / No Tasks Sidepanel

+ Privacy
	Clear pagefile at shutdown
	x Disable Driver Update Internet prompt
	x Disable File MRU-List
	x Disable Tracking of most used programs
	x Remove Alexa

+ Security
	Always show Updates under Software
	Disable DCOM
	x Disable Screensaver
	x Disable Web Open With prompt
	Disable Windows Script Host (WSH)
	x Re-Enable user:pass URLs
	x Screensaver Password-Protection-Disabled

+ Start Menu
	x Add Administrative Tools menu
	x Clear most recently opened documents list on logoff
	x Control Panel-Display as a menu
	x Disable and remove Documents list from the Start Menu
	Disable Drag and Drop
	x Disable Highlight newly installed programs
	x Do not use Personalized Menus
	Expand Network Connections
	x Hide Run button
	x Hide Search button in Start Panel
	x My Computer-Display as a link
	x My Documents-Display as a link
	x My Music-Don't display this item
	x My Network Places-Don't display this item
	x My Pictures-Don't display this item
	x Network Connections-Display as Connect to menu
	x Number of programs on Start Menu: 0
	x Printers and Faxes-Display as a menu
	Reduce popup delay
	Remove Logoff User
	Remove Pinned Apps List from Start Panel
	x Remove Search For People from Search
	x Remove Search the Internet from Search
	x Remove Set Program Access and Defaults
	Remove User name
	x Remove Windows Catalog shortcut
	x Remove Windows Update shortcut
	Scroll Programs
	Show IE Favorites
	x Use small icons in Start Panel

+ Taskbar
	Disable Balloon Tips
	x Disable Group similar Taskbar buttons
	Disable Hide inactive icons
	Hide Volume Control Icon in System Tray
	x Lock the Taskbar: Yes

+ Visual Effects
	Active window tracking
	Active window tracking speed
	x Animate windows when minimizing and maximizing-Disable
	x Combo box animation-Disable
	x Cursor shadow-Enable
	x Display mouse pointer trails-Disable
	x Fade out selection-Disable
	x Gradient captions in windows-Enable
	x Keyboard shortcut underline-Enable
	x Menu animation-Disable
	x Menu shadows-Disable
	Menu style
	x Show translucent selection rectangle-Disable
	x Show window contents while dragging-Disable
	x Slide taskbar buttons-Disable
	x Smooth edges of screen fonts-ClearType
	x Smooth-scroll list boxes-Disable
	Swap left and right mouse buttons
	x Tooltip animation-Disable
	x Use a background image for each folder type-Disable
	x Use drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop-Enable

+ Windows Media Player
	x Accept Privacy Statement
	Disable all streaming protocols
	x Disable auto-add music to library
	x Disable automatic codec download
	x Disable automatic saving of DRM-type music files
	x Disable license backup prompt
	x Disable metadata retrieval
	x Disable MRU
	x Disable scripting commands
	x Disable silent acqusition
	x Disable starting with Media Guide
	Do not show anchor in Designmode
	x Enhanced privacy settings
	x No visualization
	x Optimize fullscreen mode behavior
	x Remove all context menu entries
	Zoom video to windowsize

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