Ante installation works for fresh Windows 10

  • Backup configuration
    • export Filezilla connection lists
    • export GoodSync configuration & lists
    • export Unfiled Files

Post installation works for fresh Windows 10

  • Driver Updates, at least network (wireless or LAN) driver should be updated.
  • Run Windows Update until no update is shown up.
  • Uninstall useless Windows Apps from Windows Apps Stores
  • Encrypt disks with BitLocker

Install softwares

  1. Dropbox install Dropbox
  2. SafeInCloud Password Manager
  3. PerfectDisk 14 ─ Júne's Purchased license
  4. Windows 10 Manager by Yamicsoft Júne's Purchased license
  5. Acronis True Image 2016 ─ Júne's Purchased license
  6. Microsoft Office (Office 365) with Operator ab vítae (subscribed)
  7. FileZilla – Client download
  8. Termius for Windows – Termius download
  9. SDK Platform Tools download latest

Basic settings in Windows

Since Windows 10 supports synchronization of personal settings including Windows theme and configurations as well.

Delete lists of known devices from AutoPlay Setting

Windows remembers devices attached on computer as KnownDevices. If you want to delete or modify lists, go to registry


and delete keys or modify key values in Label key

Modify network name in Windows 10

Unlike Windows 7, Windows 8 or higher does not allow to edit network name directly.

Run secpol.msc - Local Security Policy Editor and in Network List Manager Policies change network name which is active currently. If you wish to delete or edit the list used ever before. Run regedit.exe - Registry Editor and browser into

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\NetworkList\Profiles]

How to change note's action in Windows 10

In action center in Windows 10 (+A), Note block launches OneNote Apps by default. It can be modified with third party apps or web apps.
Edit registry regedit.exe and go to

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Launcher_QuickNote]

And change the value of Uri

  • Wunderlist: wunderlist:

Default value of registry is:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ActionCenter\Quick Actions\All\SystemSettings_Launcher_QuickNote]

After Fall Creator Upgrade (1709), Note button in action center is not used any more.

Prevent wallpaper compression

Default value to show wallpaper in Windows 10 is about 85% compression, which results in dithering and low quality. Change registry value to prevent image compression.
Open registry editor regedit.exe

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

Add DWORD named JPEGImportQuality with value 64 (hex base) or 100 (decimal base)
or make .reg file with following contents and run it with administrative permission.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]

.reg file is at registry file for high-res wallpaper WebDAV

Export VPN configuration and Import

VPN configuration can be exported with simple copying.

  cd %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Network\Connections\Pbk

Copy rasphone.pbk file to where to back up. And copy rasphone.pbk to another machine where you want to use VPN. However, user/password are not stored.

rasphone.pbk file is stored at VPN exported file WebDAV — Updated on 2017/09/28 21:17

Export & import Power management profile

  C:\> powercfg /L 

It shows the list of power configuration profiles. Check the GUID what you want to export.

  C:\> powercfg -export "%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Exported_Profile.pow" 7c5e7fda-e8bf-4b96-9a95-a6e23a3c635c 

Exported_Profile.pow file is exported to your Desktop. Copy .pow file to another computer and import it.

  C:\ANOTHER> powercfg -import "...(path)...\Exported_Profile.pow" 

Imported profile will show up the Power Management.

Check and Enable TRIM option for SSD

Run command line (+X) and check TRIM is enabled.

  C:\> fsutil behavior query DisableDeleteNotify

Return value 0 means TRIM is on and 1 is off status. If wish to enable TRIM,

  C:\> fsutil behavior set DisableDeleteNotify 0 

Change Chrome interface

  • Navigate to chrome://flags/#top-chrome-md
  • Change the highlighted UI Layout for the browser's top chrome drop down option from Default to Refresh
  • Relaunch Chrome when prompted
  • If you don't like it, change back by repeating above steps and selecting Default

Disable popup ads in PotPlayer(tm)

Append neglecting domains in hosts file in %WINDIR%/System32/drivers/etc

Solved Problems

Known Problems

Getting error 0x80070BC2

Problem: Windows Update failed forever.

Symptom: Getting error 0x80070BC2 doing Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems (KB4056892)

Solution: Until now, a fresh installation is best solution for this.

Getting error 0x80240013

Problem: Apps installation failed

Symptom: Getting error 0x80240013 installing Apps in Windows Store.

Solution: Including general problem in installing and updating, This has something to do with catalog in Windows system.

stop related services to delete or rename a catalog directory under system32 and SoftwareDistribution

cmd (with Administrator permission)
net stop wuauserv 
net stop cryptSvc 
net stop bits 
net stop msiserver  
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old 
ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old 

restart related services

net start wuauserv 
net start cryptSvc 
net start bits 
net start msiserver 

reboot system and try update again.

  • pc_common
  • Last modified: 2019/08/05 16:19
  • by Júne Park