Useful Microsoft Windows 7 Registry Tips and Tricks

In this article, you will learn the Microsoft Windows 7 Registry tips and tricks. Windows registry information for advanced users.

Microsoft Windows 7 Registry

Microsoft Windows 7 Registry

What is the window’s registry?

Windows registry is the brain of window installation. Windows Registry is a hierarchical database and stores low-level settings for Microsoft Windows operating systems. kernel, Device Drivers, Services, Security Accounts Managers (SAM), and User Interfaces All Registry Can Use.

Follow the Windows 7 Registry tips and Tricks – 

1)Disable Windows Update’s Automatic Restart:

Window update’s are good for your computer, but if Windows Update is automatic then it is harmful too. Computer work may restart while working on a computer. And your work may worsen. For this, Microsoft Windows 7 wants to disable updates from Registry.

Following key in the Registry:


Create a key named WindowsUpdate by right-clicking on Windows key. Repeat the process for the WindowsUpdate key, but create a new key named AU.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows \ WindowsUpdate \ AU

Click the AU key and then right-click in the sidebar window on the right and create a new DWORD. Enter NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers as the name for the DWORD, and then double-click on it and change its value from 0 to 1.

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2)Hide Unused Control Panel Items:

In the control panel there are too many unused items to hide them, they can use the next Registry.


3)Disable All Balloon Notifications:

Disable All Balloon Notifications:

Balloon Notifications:

If the popups and notifications in your computer are annoying, those notifications can be disabled from the registry. Learn how to disable this notification bubble in Windows 7.


Once you are in this directory, right-click on any blank space on the right pane and create a new 32-bit DWORD registry key.

Regarding the Registry Directory path, right-click on the blank space and create a new 32-bit DWORD registry key. After creating the key, you will need to name it – EnableBalloonTips. Right-click the EnableBalloonTips key and Modify it and set the value to 0. After all this process logoff the computer and log back in to put the change into effect.

4)Thumbnail Preview on Mouse-Over:

Thumbnail Preview on Mouse-Over

Thumbnail Preview on Mouse-Over

Using the registry tricks to see the thumbnail popup when rotating the mouse on the taskbar.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

Right-click the right side of the right side and select New DWORD. Rename his name as UAHoverTime. Double-click on your new value and replace 0 with 1st and change it from base to decimal.

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5)Add Encrypt / Decrypt Options:

In Window 7, you may want to add an option to the right-click menu to encrypt and decrypt files or folders more easily. It’s not very easy to add to the menu, so you need to know the windows 7 registry tips.

Add Encrypt / Decrypt Options

Add Encrypt / Decrypt Options

following registry key:


In the right-hand pane, create a new 32-bit DWORD value called EncryptionContextMenu and give it a value of 1. Now if you right-click on the file or folder then the encrypt option is found. Click on Encrypt to encrypt the file and right-click it again to see the Decrypt option.

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