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Disable Welcome Center
By  Super Admin  | Published  08/20/2006 | Performance Tips | Rating:
Disable Welcome Center

1. Start Regedit.

2. Navigate through HKEY_CURRENT_USER, Software, Microsoft, Windows, CurrentVersion, Run.

3. Right click on the WindowsWelcomeCenter key and select Delete.

The next time you restart the Welcome Center will be gone.

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by Angela)
    Everytime I look up the answer to disabling the welcome center on Vista I get the same set of steps. And they don't work! It's as if the "advisees" didn't even try doing it before posting their advice. One guy said to uncheck the box at the bottom of the welcome center screen. Ha! It feels like spyware or something! (This administrator stuff is not fun for everyone; I mean it's HOME basic not office or school.)
  • Comment #2 (Posted by lordloki)
    I have repeatedly followed this step and after a few start ups welcome center comes back. I really want to get rid of it can anyone help.
  • Comment #3 (Posted by an unknown user)
    Clear the box at the bottom of the welcome center screen!It won't appear again next time you start up!
  • Comment #4 (Posted by an unknown user)
    It doesn't work. It comes back next time Windows starts.
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