Any simple way to automate Windows control panel?

  Bogdanov89 20:15 09 Apr 2019

Can anyone please suggest a simple way to automate doing some various basic config in Windows 7 & 10 like:

  • set power plan in Power Options (control panel) to High Performance
  • set Communications in Sound CP to "Do Nothing"
  • set Visual Effects in Performance Options under System to "adjust for best performance"
  • set the Time Zone under Date & time
  • disable Enhance Pointer Precision under Mouse in Control Panel
  • set all three sliders in Keyboard in CPanel to Short/Fast/Fast
  • set certain services to Automatic like the SSDP Discovery
  • change various new settings in the Windows 10 Settings like disabling Notifications, Game Bar and Focus Assist

Those are examples of some of the CPanel/Settings i need to do on basically every computer i install/reinstall so i would really love a way to "one click" the whole process.

I have tried googling the various related topics but in the vast majority of cases the methods i saw were very complicated and way beyond my knowledge. I am hoping there is some simplistic GUI tool that can make a batch/script or something similar that doesnt require an advanced knowledge of Powershell or Regedit.

Thank you for reading and helping out.

  KEITH 1955 22:46 09 Apr 2019

I am puzzled why you need help because you say " I want to do " in a certain place and you name where this place is. All the tasks you want to do only need doing once so why do you need something to automate them.

  alanrwood 10:10 10 Apr 2019

Maybe he has many computers. I have 11 and would also consider this useful.

  alanrwood 12:16 10 Apr 2019

Bogdanov89

If you get a good answer on Bleeping Computers please repost it here and vice versa.

  Kevin Alders 18:45 10 Apr 2019

There is no simple GUI to auto-configure Windows with all your requirements. There is an online configurator which can do some.

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