Tweak UI for Windows7?

Discussion in 'Windows 64 Bit' started by john, May 31, 2014.

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    Is there a version of Tweak UI for Windows 7?
    john, May 31, 2014
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    john wrote on 5/31/2014 :
    Try googling "tweakui windows 7" and peruse the 54K results!


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    GS, Jun 1, 2014
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  3. If you mean "updated from the Windows XP TweakUI", then
    according to Wikipedia the answer is no.

    But, as for alternatives, you can buy Stardock Tweak7,
    or TotalIdea Tweak-7, or consider the "alternatives" here
    for instance: <>
    But probably not the ones for Ubuntu and MacOS - unless,
    you know...

    I can't recommend anything, except for keeping a
    log book in which you write down details of any setting
    that you /do/ change on your PC, so that you can try to
    change it back if it goes bad. And also being sceptical
    of any advice to change a Registry setting to improve
    the PC's performance. Some of these don't work; some
    actually hurt performance. Some relate only to
    a previous Windows version, and may have a quite
    different effect on Windows 7.

    Which is why you shouldn't run the old TweakUI on
    Windows 7, even though it doesn't stop you.

    And one other thing: if you're actually running the
    64-bit version of Windows 7, then make sure that any
    tweak tool that you do use is designed to be compatible
    with 64-bit. I think that doesn't mean that the
    tweak software itself has to be 64-bit, or even that
    64-bit software proves that the software will really
    address your special 64-bit needs - maybe they just
    compiled the same program twice - but it implies that
    they've /thought/ about making a 64-bit version.
    But they may have thought that it seemed like too much
    hard work.

    Think of it like choosing a surgeon to operate on a
    much-loved pet. A pet that probably looks healthy
    anyway... although you probably want to have a pet
    neutered... so, what's the analogy for that? Maybe
    choosing a PC security product.

    So it could be worth looking for tweaking as an add-on
    to a security product. But if I was selling a security
    product, I don't think I'd add tweaking... unless we
    were already getting a ton of support calls from
    people who broke their PC with somebody else's
    tweaking product.
    Robert Carnegie, Jun 1, 2014
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