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Microsoft Windows Setup

Installs​

  • Boot From USB: Windows 11
  • Manually From USB: NVIDIA, Realtek, LAN Driver
  • MS Store: Minecraft, App Installer (e.g. winget)
  • Notepad++
  • Powershell As Admin: winget install Microsoft.PowerToys --source winget
  • Win + Shift + ` to open fancy zones.
  • VSCode
  • 7zip
  • getpaint.net: paint.net
  • gimp.org
  • godotengine.org
  • Typora
  • libre office
  • virtual box
  • audacity
  • camtasia
  • snagit
  • blender
  • tailscale
  • Adobe Reader w/o McAfee
  • android studio
  • WinFSP
  • SSHFS-Win 2021.1 Beta 2
  • Git for Windows
  • Discord
  • OpenJDK 11
  • node.js 16.13.1 LTS
  • powershell as admin: Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted
  • *uninstalled node.js -> installed nvm for windows
  • choco install vboxvmservice
  • choco install python3
  • choco install grep
  • Inkscape
  • AutoHotKey

Extras​

  • Calibre
  • Zadig
  • Wireshark
  • Spotify
  • PulseView
  • LibreOffice
  • Draw.io
  • Postman
  • PowerToys
  • TreeSize

Meh​

  • Cutter - Reverse Engineering Tool
  • Dependency Walker
  • Graphics Gale - Sprite Animation Editor

Configuration​

Disable Windows 11 "Show More Options" Context Menu:

reg add "HKCU\Software\Classes\CLSID\{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}\InprocServer32" /f /ve
Enable Windows 11 "Show More Options" Context Menu

reg delete "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\CLSID\{86ca1aa0-34aa-4e8b-a509-50c905bae2a2}" /f​

Restart Explorer:

taskkill /f /im explorer.exe
start explorer.exe

HotKeys Script​

#NoEnv  ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases.
; #Warn ; Enable warnings to assist with detecting common errors.
SendMode Input ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability.
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir% ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.

^6:: Winset, Alwaysontop, , A
return

;f16:: MsgBox, Here I am

;f16::SoundSet, -5
;f17::SoundSet, +5

f16::Send {Volume_Down}
return

f17::Send {Volume_Up}
return

f18::Send {Volume_Mute}
return

f19::Send {Media_Play_Pause}
return

;{Media_Next}
;{Media_Prev}