Windows 10 lite AtlasOS 22H2 removes OneDrive, Microsoft Edge, gains SSD optimization.


Sian Sen


Apr 26, 2023 04:42 EDT

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Earlier today we covered AtlasOS, a lightweight Windows 10 gaming OS that disables key features like Windows Defender and System Restore. With the latest update, version 22H2 v0.2, Atlas has removed some other features like Microsoft OneDrive, and Edge, although there are many improvements and additions. For example, Hyper-V and VBS scripts have been fixed, and it has received special optimizations designed for SSDs and HDDs.

The full changelog is given below:

The change log:

  • Enabled/disabled Hyper-V and VBS script.
  • Fixed installation of features in Settings app.
  • Fixed steps recorder application.
  • Fixed “Reticulating splines…” issue. However, the full fix will be available in the next update.
  • Fixed unlock tiles script.
  • Chocolatey and Scoop installation issue fixed.
  • Fixed setting sound scheme to “no sound”.
  • Fixed lock screen enabling/disabling regedit file.
  • Fixed Terido issue and general issue with networking on Atlas.
  • Fixed NVIDIA display container.
  • Fixed Microsoft Flight Simulator.
  • Fixed COD Modern Warfare and older editions.
  • Fixed Word and other alternatives (eg LibreOffice).
  • Fixed invalid links and shortcuts.
  • Fixed enable/disable network discovery script.
  • The GPL-3.0 license is now available.
  • DevManView is now replaced by our own script – toggleDev.cmd.
  • Added GitHub actions for experimental playbooks.
  • Added a completely new installation menu for programs that use the automatically installed Chocolatey.
  • RunAsTi now properly supports cmd and scripts.
  • toggleDev.cmd and setSvc.cmd support error checking correctly.
  • The drive is now detected by the installation – SSD or HDD. Depending on this, the correction will be applied appropriately.
  • The device type is now detected by the installation** – Laptop or PC. Depending on this, the correct power settings will be applied appropriately.
  • Discount indicator is now available. You can choose what to change during installation. Automatically, it is disabled after 5 minutes.
  • Auto-Cleaner.cmd is now available. It automatically cleans Windows of residual files on startup. It can also disable the services of useless browsers.
  • Added error checking to static ip script.
  • The packages list has been rebuilt and improved, however components will be disabled/optimized in the next release. [Better balance of compatibility and performance]
  • The disabled list of APPX packages has been completely redone and optimized.
  • Removed RefreshEnv.cmd as not needed.
  • The OpenShell menu has now changed.
  • User Account Control is now disabled by default.
  • Game Explorer has not been removed to prevent issues with older games.
  • OneDrive and Edge are now properly removed – no more scheduled tasks.
  • 7-Zip context menu no longer activates unnecessary menus.
  • The Atlas power scheme is now completely revised and optimized for performance.
  • Unnecessary scripts and folders are now removed from the Atlas directory.
  • Idle features are now properly disabled from optional features.
  • Disable the DiagTrack Service responsible for telemetry.
  • More unnecessary HID and PNP devices were disabled using a new script.
  • Many new registry changes for QoL and performance.
  • Many different options were introduced to improve performance and latency during installation.

As mentioned above, AtlasOS removes Windows Defender which is an important component of OS security. But if you want to try it out by downloading it, head on over. Official website or GitHub.

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