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Disable "Send Feedback" links in Windows 7

Posted by webmaster on 2009-02-07 22:28:16 in Windows

I've installed the Windows 7 Beta on my Asus X59GL and have foudn the need to tweak a couple of the GUI's default settings.

The most annoying "feature" I've found so far is the "Send Feedback" link at the top of every window (see below).

Windows 7 send feedback links

To remove this, follow the simple steps below:

  1. Open up RegEdit (Hold the Windows logo key and press the R key simultaneously, type regedit in the box that appears and hit OK).
  2. Browse to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop.
  3. Find the entry FeedbackToolEnabled. If it doesn't exist, go to Edit > New > DWORD (32-biit) Value and create it.
  4. Give it a new value of 0.
  5. Exit the Registry Editor.
  6. Log of and log back on.

Now you'll see that the links have gone. Enjoy!

Windows 7 send feedback links removed

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