TweakUI allows you to “tweak the UI, the User-Interface“, to fine-tune the display and some
operation, including some networking options (and therefor I include it n my website).
TweakUI has a long history:
First part of the Windows95 PoyerToys available as download from the Microsoft website as
“unsupported” utility, it was included on the Windows98 first edition CD-ROM, but not anymore
on the Windows98 Second Edition CD-ROM or on Windows ME.
Also the download locations on the Microsoft website has changed several times, so the
information below ( valid on Oct 21, 2000 ) may change in future, but today it is:
Tweak UI 1.33http://www.microsoft.com/windowsme/guide/tweakui.exe
Microsoft Knowledge base article Q237920:
TweakUI Not on Windows 98 SE or Windows Me CD-ROMs
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
- Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
The TweakUI tool is not included on the Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Millennium Edition (Me) CD-ROMs.
Microsoft Platforms Support does not support the installation or use of the TweakUI tool. The tool has not been updated for for use in Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Me. Many options in TweakUI may function the same in Windows 98 Second Edition as they do in Microsoft Windows 98. NOTE: Do not use the Windows 98 version of TweakUI in Windows Me.
TweakUI, an unsupported tool for expert users, is not included on the Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Me CD-ROMs. A version of the program is included on the original Windows 98 CD-ROM. To locate the program, navigate to the following folder on the Windows 98 CD-ROM:
For information about how to install TweakUI located on the original Windows 98 CD-ROM, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Q190643 How to Install and Uninstall the TweakUI Tool in Windows 98
NOTE: The earlier version of TweakUI (version 1.1.) available on the Microsoft Web site (http://www.microsoft.com) is not intended for use on computers running Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Me.
To download the TweakUI 1.33 update from the Microsoft Web site, click the following link:
http://www.microsoft.com/ntworkstation/downloads/PowerToys/Networking/NTTweakUI.asp (below this page)
So, lets follow these instructions:
|By default, it will create the files in|
want to define a new location
(as in my example)
|Then, right-click on TweakUI.INF|
and select “Install”.
|The installation starts,|
you need to close the
for the installation to finish.
|TweakUI is then ready for use|
in the Control-Panel.
|Ready for use and “Tweaking“|