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This file is supposed to explain Windows.reg.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin"=dword:00000002
"ConsentPromptBehaviorUser"=dword:00000002
  • Make the file Windows Registry Editor script
  • Ask admins yes/no on UAC
    • 1 would also ask for password, 0 disable entirely.
  • prompt standard users for username and password.
    • The other option (1) doesn’t even give them UAC prompt so you must always login as admin to do anything.
"dontdisplaylastusername"=dword:00000000
"shutdownwithoutlogon"=dword:00000001
"undockwithoutlogon"=dword:00000001
"VerboseStatus"=dword:00000001
"HideStartupScripts"=dword:00000000
"HideShutdownScripts"=dword:00000000
"EnableFirstLogonAnimation"=dword:00000000
  • Display the user list.
  • Allows shutdown without being logged in
  • Allows undocking without logging in
  • Shows verbose information on login (starting service…)
  • Shows output of startup scripts
  • Shows output of shutdown scripts
  • Disables the first logon animation on Windows 8 and newer
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation]
"RealTimeIsUniversal"=dword:00000001
"RealTimeIsUniversal"=qword:00000001
  • Sets hardware clock to UTC time (doesn’t affect system clock!)
    • qword for 64-bit, dword for 32-bit systems. The actual reg file has only qword as I haven’t seen 32-bit Windowses lately.
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Dnscache\Parameters]
"AddrConfigControl"=dword:00000000
  • be able to resolve IPv6 even when connection isn’t native.
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\TCPIP\v6Transition]
"Teredo_DefaultQualified"="Enabled"
"Teredo_State"="Enterprise Client"
"Teredo_ServerName"="teredo.trex.fi"
  • Enable Teredo
  • Enable Teredo even when joined to domain.
  • Use teredo.trex.fi as Teredo server as it’s in Finland where I am.
[HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Keyboard]
"InitialKeyboardIndicators"="2147483650"
  • Enable numlock on boot.