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What Are Some Windows 8 Registry Tweaks I Can Make to Improve My Experience?

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Every Microsoft operating system has its own registry that works as the backbone of the OS. Windows registry contains all the entries of everything that the computer system and the operating system may have.

When Windows 8 is installed, it has its default configurations in place that provide optimum user experience. However, there might be situations when users want to improve the performance of the operating system, and they look for some registry tweaks to get the job done.

Some risk-free registry tweaks that can improve user experience are discussed as follows:

How to Make Windows 8 Clear PageFile Automatically While Shutdown?

In order to make Windows 8 clear pagefile automatically while shutdown, step-by-step instructions given below must be followed:

  1. Log on to Windows 8 computer with the administrator account.

  2. Click Desktop tile from the Start screen to go to the desktop.

  3. Once on the desktop screen, press Windows + R keys simultaneously to initiate the
    Run command box.

  4. On the opened Run command box, type REGEDIT.EXE command in the available field.

  5. On the displayed User Account Control confirmation box, click Yes to provide the administrative consents to open Registry Editor with the elevated privileges.

  6. On Registry Editor window, navigate to locate

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SessionManager\Memory
    Management
    from the left pane.

  7. Once located, search for and double-click to open ClearPageFileAtShudown registry DWORD.

  8. On the displayed Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value box, replace digit 0 with 1 in Value data field.



  9. Click OK to allow Windows 8 clear pagefile automatically while shutdown.

  • How to Disable Lock Screen in Windows 8?

    In order to disable lock screen in Windows 8, step-by-step instructions given below must be followed:

    1. Log on to Windows 8 computer with the administrator account.

    2. Click Desktop tile from the Start screen to go to the desktop.

    3. Once on the desktop screen, press Windows + R keys simultaneously to initiate the Run command box.

    4. On the opened Run command box, type REGEDIT.EXE command in the available field.

    5. On the displayed User Account Control confirmation box, click Yes to provide the administrative consents to open Registry Editor with the elevated privileges.

    6. On Registry Editor window, navigate to locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization from the left
      pane.

    7. Being on the Personalization key, right-click anywhere on the white area in the right pane.

    8. From the displayed New menu, click DWORD (32-bit) Value.

    9. Rename it to NoLockScreen.

    10. Once done, double-click NoLockScreen.

    11. On the opened Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value box, replace digit 0 with 1 in Value data field.



    12. Click OK to disable lock screen in Windows 8.

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