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Name:Alex Dybenko

Location:Moscow, Russia

Saturday, January 14, 2012

How to make Windows 8 work for you

These 2 steps you need to do if you want to do some coding/testing on Windows 8, rather than playing with Metro UI.

1. Switch to Window 7 type Start menu
Navigate using RegEdit to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
Set registry key RPEnabled to 0

How to get a Windows 7 start menu in Windows 8

2. Disable UAC completely
Navigate using RegEdit to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Set registry key EnableLUA to 0

How To (Really) Completely Disable UAC on Windows 7



Blogger Alex Dybenko said...

Update for Windows 8 Consumer Preview:

12:19 PM  

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