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  1. Hellbovine

    Guide: Quality Control

    This post contains information about how to efficiently pursue Windows and NTLite tweaking, resulting in a much higher quality image, free of bugs and quirks, saving you a ton of time and headache in the long run. TESTING IN LAYERS PROCESSING ORDER EXTERNAL COMPLEXITIES USER ACCOUNTS...
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    Gaming Lounge

    Welcome to the Gaming Lounge. Here you will find a collection of guides, notes, and tools for tweaking the Windows operating system, as well as gaming advice. This page contains useful information for all types of users, but it is geared more towards gamers, or more specifically people seeking...
  3. Hellbovine

    Guide: Optimized Image

    This is a guide that walks users through the entire process of creating an optimized Windows 10 install using NTLite, designed for everyday users, power-users, and gamers alike. Windows 10 version 21H2 (November 2021 Update) is recommended, since it is the latest, supported version, and there...
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    Guide: Installing Windows

    The following is a beginner's guide on how to install Windows, as well as handling drivers, firmware, and other important aspects of a clean install process. This guide was created specifically for Windows 10 (21H2), but everything here still applies to other versions. There are going to be a...
  5. Hellbovine

    Guide: NTLite For Beginners

    The following is a beginner's guide on using NTLite. It is designed to take inexperienced computer users through the entire process, step-by-step, so there is nothing for them to interpret. If you follow these directions you will end up with a simple base image that you can use to install a...
  6. Hellbovine

    Guide: Pause Windows Updates

    This guide explains how to pause Windows Update for any amount of time, and was designed for Windows 10 (21H2), but may work on other versions too. ; Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Advanced options > Pause updates > Up to 4 years...
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    Guide: Start Menu and Taskbar

    The following is a guide on how to remove the default links, shortcuts, pins, tiles, etcetera, from the start menu and taskbar in Windows 10 (21H2). I tried all of the other solutions everywhere and none of them were working as expected, there was always something left behind. I started...
  8. Hellbovine

    Guide: Default Resource Usage

    Below is the default resource usage of a clean install of Windows 10 21H2, without internet during the install process, and without any drivers installed or other changes. This information is needed by people tweaking the operating system so they can compare their task manager to the defaults...
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