XdN Tweaker

XdN Tweaker 0.9

Tweaks your Windows XP/Server 2003/Vista/Server 2008, for free

Everybody wants to look different and feel special nowadays, even when they’re working with computers. Maybe you too, don’t you? But when everyone uses the same operating system, that’s kind of hard to get. In that scenario is when you need a tweaking tool like XdN Tweaker to make your operating system one of a kind, just like you.
What can you do with XdN Tweaker? That’s the question that we’re gonna try to answer as shortly and simple as possible. With XdN Tweaker you get a quick and direct access to change many settings and configure the behavior you want for your operating system ordered in categories. Now, let’s see what categories you will find and what you can do from each of them:
System Misc: Enable/Disable Hibernation and Automatic Updates of the OS.
Control Panel: Establish direct access to XdN Tweaker from Control Panel and set the Users Accounts icon to the Windows 2000 style.
Media Player: Enable/Disable context menu options. Enable/Disable video scanning when file listing is set to thumbnails.
Right Click: You can add or delete some contextual menu options like Send To, Copy to Folder, Move to Folder and you can add a direct access to command window.
Files & Folders: Enable/Disable Zip files option on the contextual menu, Remove the “Shortcut to” text places before a shortcut.
Desktop Experience: Enable/Disable notification balloons, low disk space notification and AutoPlay and AutoRun features.
File Associations: Removes the current user’s file associations.
Search: Enable/Disable search assistants in Windows and Internet Explorer 6
Start Menu: You can enable/disable the documents folder from the start menu and also you can set the delay for the submenus display.
Internet Explorer: set the maximum number of connections that Internet Explorer can establish with a server.
Internet Explorer 7: You can change the default location of File menu and Search Box.
Outlook Express: you can disable the splash window that is displayed when you run OE.
TCP/IP Settings: as its name indicates you can configure some parameters for the TCP/IP connections.
More Tools: some additional settings for Internet Explorer, startup items and advanced settings (non functional on “Home” edition systems).
To finish this review let’s say that this software is easy-to-use and you can access to it for free.

Juan Morán
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Review summary


  • Easy-to-use, well organized, freeware licensed


  • Not very nice interface, only available in english, advanced tweaking options not available for home edition
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