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    NTLite Activation Count Reset

    Does the available NTLite activation count restore to 5 upon renewing our license?
  2. O

    Some UWP Programs not working

    I made a custom ISO with NTLite, using the GamerOS.xml file, pretty much not touching anything besides adding back the Spanish QWERTY layout, and I've noticed Intel Graphics command center not loading, but the Nvidia Control Panel working flawlessly. I've tried every average solution for the...
  3. Hellbovine

    Guide: DPC Latency

    Note: This thread was deleted and re-posted with the help of a moderator, to clear the derailment that was taking place. Keep all replies related to the contents of this guide, and do not post about the Nvidia driver bug in this thread. Disagreeing with parts of the guide or someone's reply is...
  4. Hellbovine

    Suggestion: Update Redundancy

    Update: August 23rd, 2023 (Unresolved) Summary: Inexperienced users are downloading all available Windows Updates through NTLite, rather than curating a proper list. MORE INFORMATION
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    Windows - Hostname and Computer Description

    Hello! I've been tryng to automate the Hostname and Computer Description but withtout success, can someone help me with this?
  6. Hellbovine

    Bug: Resizing Columns

    Update: August 23rd, 2023 (Unresolved) Summary: There are multiple bugs in how NTLite handles the resizing of columns in all the menus. MORE INFORMATION
  7. Hellbovine

    Suggestion: Update Cache

    Update: August 23rd, 2023 (Unresolved) Summary: NTLite could benefit from minor improvements to the Windows Update cache section in the settings page. MORE INFORMATION
  8. Hellbovine

    Guide: Custom ISO Downloads

    On the internet there are about a dozen Windows operating systems that have been customized and released as an ISO download. These packages are allegedly optimized for gaming, privacy, or install size. We are often asked about these creations on this forum, and the following information is a...
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    How to enable only security updates with NTLite

    I would like to know how can I enable only security updates with ntlite.
  10. Sinical

    How do I set image compression to Recovery?

    I've forced NTLite to use DISM.exe and want to create an image that uses Recovery/LZMS compression, but still is in the WIM format, not ESD In the Settings.xml file the default settings is <WimCompression>2</WimCompression> which I assume translates to "DISM /Compress:max" with 1 representing...
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    Internet Explorer

    After I remove internet explorer and internet explorer (32-bit), there will be an Internet Options (32-bit) item left in the control panel, isn't ntlite cleaned up? Is there a way to solve it?
  12. Hellbovine

    Bug: Template Settings Error

    Update: August 23rd, 2023 (Unresolved) Summary: Installing either the "Lite" or "Not recommended" template always results in an error message coming from the bottom right corner of the taskbar, as soon as task scheduler starts to run for the first time. I do not recall if the error happened on...
  13. Hellbovine

    Discussion: Driver Cleanup

    This is a praise post, but also designed to bring attention to a feature I recently discovered in NTLite, which isn't mentioned often on the forum. In the driver section is a button labeled "Exclude unused" which solved a problem that was otherwise going to take a long time for me to figure out...
  14. Hellbovine

    Discussion: NTLite Usage (Poll)

    Something I have pondered about is what the statistics look like regarding why people use NTLite, so I made a poll. Please keep in mind this is supposed to be fun and interesting. If it becomes popular enough, NTLite could refer to this poll as a form of feedback to help prioritize where future...
  15. Hellbovine

    Bug: Logon Animations

    Update: August 23rd, 2023 (Unresolved) Summary: Using the NTLite templates to create an image and do a clean install of Windows, right before you reach the desktop after Windows Setup finishes, it tends to hang for a few minutes at a black screen, but will eventually progress. This is...
  16. Hellbovine

    Discussion: NTLite Methodology

    Does NTLite change its registry tweaks or component removals based on the detected operating system? EXAMPLE In this circumstance, which of the following does NTLite do, assuming I'm on W10: 1) Applies only the 2nd registry key for just W10 and W11 systems as a user would expect. 2) Applies...
  17. Hellbovine

    Guide: Choosing a Preset

    This guide lists the most popular custom operating systems on the forum. People new to customizing Windows are usually confused about where to start, and it can be difficult to help them, since there are many aspects to consider, with the main issue being that each user's needs are different...
  18. Sinical

    Can anyone describe what these settings.xml parameters do?

    There are a few of the settings in the xml file that I'm confused as to what they do exactly or want to make sure <DisableProtections>false</DisableProtections> <ForceDismExe>false</ForceDismExe> (I assume this forces to only use DISM.exe?) <ForceWimLib>false</ForceWimLib> (And this I assume...
  19. Hellbovine

    Bug: Unexpected File Explorer

    Update: August 23rd, 2023 (Unresolved) Summary: File Explorer will randomly appear while using NTLite, but it should not do this. MORE INFORMATION
  20. Hellbovine

    Guide: Safe Mode

    This guide explains how to use an advanced troubleshooting technique to get into safe mode when everything else fails. Step 01: Plug in a USB drive that has a Windows install image on it Step 02: Configure the BIOS to allow booting to USB Step 03: Boot into the USB, and when Windows Setup...