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My Windows 10 Desktop Settings

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I hate the default Windows settings, I normally run the following to customise the profile to my liking (I don’t like programs grouped and like to see seconds on the clock, I like to show all folders in Explorer, launch Explorer to This PC not Quick Access)

;https://ss64.com/nt/syntax-reghacks.html
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced -Name LaunchTo -Value 1
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced -Name TaskbarGlomLevel -Value 2
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced -Name ShowSecondsInSystemClock -Value 1
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced -Name NavPaneShowAllFolders -Value 1
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced -Name ShowSyncProviderNotifications  -Value 1
Set-ItemProperty -Path HKLM:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer -Name HubMode -Value 1
Get-Process -Name explorer | Stop-Process

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