The program formerly known as Windows 7 Tweaker is no more, it is now known as Windows Tweaker. Its developer has just released version 4.0 of the software that Windows users can use to tweak certain features and parameters of their operating system. Windows Tweaker 4.0 supports all client side Windows systems from Windows XP up to the soon to be released Windows 8.
The program ships with a new user interface, that displays the available tweaking sections in tabs in the window header, and the actual tweaks below that. Please note that you will see UAC prompts during installation and start of the application on newer versions of Windows.
The following 11 groups are listed in the program:
It is advised to create a system restore point first before making any changes to the system. This is not done automatically by the program, and you need to click on the create System Restore point link in the program interface, or from within Windows, to do so.
As far as changes go in version 4.0, you find that the author has added several new tweaks to the program. I suggest you check the change log on the developer site to find out more about the changes. The program itself runs on all 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows, from XP all the way up to Windows 8. Please note that it requires the Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0 on the system.
All in all not a bad program if you are into tweaks and all that stuff. (via Mike)
Update: The program currently has a bug that is hiding the System Tray on Windows, even if no tweaks are applied to the system. If you have been affected by this, check out how to fix a missing system tray. We suggest you do not install the program until the issue is resolved by its author.
Update 2: The issue seems to have been resolved, according to the author.Advertisement
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