Registry Optimizations for Windows 7 Virtual Desktops

Daniel Feller put together a helpful list of registry optimizations for Windows 7 when deployed as a hosted desktop via VDI. The list is broken down into Recommended configurations, Standard Mode configurations (for Provisioning services), and Optional configurations.

Recommended Configurations

Configuration Optimizer Registry Modification (in REG format)
Disable Last Access Timestamp Yes [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem] “NtfsDisableLastAccessUpdate”=dword:00000001
Disable Large Send Offload No [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\BNNS\Parameters]
“EnableOffload”=dword:00000000
Disable TCP/IP Offload No [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters]
“DisableTaskOffload”=dword:00000001
Increase Service Startup Timeout No [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control] “ServicesPipeTimeout”=dword:0002bf20
Hide Hard Error Messages No [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows] “ErrorMode”=dword:00000002
Disable CIFS Change Notifications No [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]
“NoRemoteRecursiveEvents”=dword:00000001
Disable Logon Screensaver No [HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop]
“ScreenSaveActive”=”0”

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