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Question: executing the registry edit file

Ok now here is the situation. I brought a computer monitoring program that is password protected. I tried to access it today and it said my password was incorrect. So i logged into the member section of the website i brought the software from and it advised me to download a zip file that had an .reg file in it. Ok i did all it told me to do and it doesn't seem to to do anying thing all it says it that the blah blah blah was sent to the registry. am i doing something wrong in regard to executing a reg file

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Preferred Solution: executing the registry edit file

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HiI am trying to create a batch file that I can run on start up to automatically disable Internet Explorer's Phishing Filter through the registry. The phishing filter interferes with some other software on PCs at work and I would like it to be disabled for anyone logging on.I've looked at various forum entries and tutorial sites and attempted variations on the coding, but to no avail. If I try and run it I get an error message which indicates that there might be a disk or file system error.This is the most recent version of my batch file:@echo offRegedit "[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter]""Enabled"=dword:1I'm sure I'm missing something quite straight forward, but I would really appreciate any assistance.Thanks

Answer:Batch file to edit registry value

HiI solved the problem. I'm not sure if my previous attempt could have been rectified, but I ended up creating a .reg file with the desired settings in and the batch file simply added this to the registry on start up.

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I'm having some difficulty with a (fairly) simple batch file.
I simply need to edit [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.html] as certain pesky browsers like to change the value. Here is what I have:

REGEDIT4
; @ECHO OFF
; CLS
; REGEDIT.EXE /S "%~f0"
; EXIT
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.html]
"(Default)"="htmlfile"

It does everything perfect, EXCEPT it does not edit the (Default) value. Instead it just adds a second entry called (Default).

Any suggestions?

Answer:Batch file registry edit

I think you should do a Reg Delete for that keyname. Then do a Reg Add to restore what you want.

Here's some guidelines: Reg command help

But, I never have pesky browsers trying to change that value since I carefully check the options during install and turn off the nags or the automatic settings that would try to do that. You can do that after install in all the browsers I'm familiar with in 'Settings'.

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Gentlemen,I do have a corrupt register file (and I do know the problem). Booting with bartPE worksfine but I can't access my hard drive = can't read or write the register.Have I missed something when creating my bartPE disk??/Br

Answer:Trying to edit XP registry file with bartPE

BARTPE is a multi-use tool, not just a registry editor (I think it still uses REGEDIT but I haven't used it for ages). There are a few tutorials around about how to use it like this one:http://windowsxp.mvps.org/peboot.htmThere are also other tools that do the same job without needing an XP disk - the one I use which, AFAIK is still available, is the Offline NT registry editor by Petter Hagen (a Google search will find it) & there should be an FAQ page there."I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..." Pink Floyd

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I'm not sure where this thread is supposed to go 100%. Anyways, I deleted a file in Reg Edit.. and I messed up terribly. At first when I did it, I couldn't connect to anything requiring internet, said my connection was not private on google chrome, and I couldn't start up any apps. So, I restart my computer and I can't even get to the login area.. just tells me I have an error everytime. I've tried to factory reset, reset my pc to an earlier date, tried using a USB to repair windows.. it all just gives me errors.. I have a lot of things that mean a lot to me on my PC, anybody have any idea on options I may have? Thank you so much..
 

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Well, hello everybody.
Im trying to help out my friends who owns a lil business. His problems is he cant normaly open .dwg files with AutoCAD. Let me explain it more. When he double click it there always appeaers the Open with window, and suggested are only windows media player and something with .dll . So when i tried to fix it, i tried to change it there, first of all you cant even add AutoCAD to the list ( click browse, find the program, click select, nothing happens). Therefor I tried right click properties, the file ext. is .dwg but its seen as a .dll file so i click there to change the program, well same thing again. I turn on the option to see file extension and then on double click i searched autocat, selected it and now its in the list and it opens the file. But everytime you double-click it you get the open with window. Searched through the registry and tried to delete the user choice for .dwg files and even the whole .dwg files but nothing changed. Tried some littel programs to assosiate the files to autocad, noup. Run Hijackthis, Malwarebytes, RougeKiller,tdsskiller, mgtools and SuperAntispyware , but nothing found ( except some cookies). I know I got to post the logs but I forgot to post them, and the PC is still used for his job, drawing in AutoCAD so I couldnt take it home. I will post the logs as soon as possible, but I just wanted to know if someone has a clue what and which would be the best way to fight this ?malware? .

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Answer:Cannot associate .dwg file to AutoCAD (Registry edit)

What you describe does not sound like a malware issue.
 

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Hi, I am trying, without success to create a script to open a file c:\defaulthive.reg and find and replace "profileuser" with %username%" and then save the file back tot he same location. Can anyone please help?

Answer:script to edit hive registry file

Hello,

You could use PowerShell's Get-content on the file, pipe to a Foreach-Object that replaces text for text using a regular expression, then pipe that to another file using Set-content (this will take a while!).

May I ask, why would you want to do this? Any such action will probably damage the registry.

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Sir,Recently I found that registry editing in my Win XP-Pro-sp3 PC has been disabled by Administrator, which I never did. To check whether this problem was due to virus infection, I unchecked "hide extentions" from Folder option menue, but file extentions are not showing. I use Nod 32-2.7 fully updated & Zone alarm free. Operating from safe mode (administrator) didn't help. Kindly note that I never use administrator password & nobody is using my PC. I didn't restore the system because I was not sure when the problem actually started.Kindly suggest some remedyjgp123

Answer:Disabled registry edit & not showing file ext

jgp123, For a starter follow the instructions at the link below.Registry Editing Has Been Disabled By Your AdministratorStep by Step Methods for Fixing Registry Editorhttp://www.pchell.com/support/regis...Tufenuf

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reg add HTLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DontDisplayLastUserName /t REG_DWORD 00000001 /f

I am trying to hide all users at logon and I know this is where you change it but for some odd reason the syntax is wrong and I can not figure it out. Can someone please help me fix this?

Answer:Problem with batch file command to edit registry

I figured it out all. My problem lied in a few small argument issues and missed quotation marks. For future references this is the correct syntax.

reg add "HTLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" /v "DontDisplayLastUserName" /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f

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I'm running Windows XP Home and I need to run my DOS development system for MS Fortran 5.1 that ran fine on my Windows 98SE system. I copied the Win98 files to locations in the WinXP system that made the file paths the same as the Win98 paths, and copied the old desktop shortcut PIF to my Windows XP desktop. The PIF specifies a .bat file that sets paths and environment variables. Executing the shortcut caused the fortran system to run, but the batch file apparantly did not.

Trying to better define the problem, I wrote a small file c:\Temp\zzz.bat that uses the echo statement to generate a beep, a 1-line message, and ends with the pause statement. I made a new desktop shortcut to a small DOS file manager programlist.com, then modified the PIF: on the Program tab, in the Batch file window, I entered "c:\Temp\zzz.bat" and made no other changes. The shortcut caused list.com to run fine, but no beep, no message, no pause: apparantly zzz.bat was not being executed.

So why does the batch file not execute????

Answer:PIF batch file not executing.

Hi, and welcome to TSF.
I'm not very familiar with this, but here goes....
Dos support was fairly native in 98, but not so in XP. In order to run DOS based applications requiring the DOS command set, and subsequently have dos applications called to run, you should try this within a command shell. Try opening a shell first, click the "start" button, select run, and type "command". Then start the application in the shell.

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I have downloaded cardecovery.rar from pirate site.Inside there was 2 files - cardrecovery_setup.exe and cardecovery.exe.When i attempted to install setup file nothing happened and now im afraid that im injured with malicious software.Could u help me find if its so?
System configuration:
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 350 @ 2.27GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 37 Stepping 5
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3893 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1722 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 89899 MB, Free - 61769 MB; D: Total - 213186 MB, Free - 185455 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1425, 54.57, PX11M011ZZQAAT
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled

1. hijack report
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:58:27, on 01.10.2011
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\TeamViewer\Version6\TeamViewer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Acrobat 10.0\Acrobat\acrotray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
D:\Software\MALICIOUS\HijackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = about:blank
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Answer:Nothing happened after executing .exe file?

When you download and install pirated files, you can expect your computer to get infected.

Read the forum rules. This forum doesn't assist with pirated and illegal downloads.

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I bought my husband a laptop to start learning how to surf the net and it was downloaded with Vista Home Ed. I am trying to download MS Office 2003 and an error comes up stating "The requested operation requires elevation." Now, I have downloaded MS Streets and Trips and it worked without a problem. Can anyone help me get MS Office loaded on this laptop. I don't know how to continue. Thanks so much!
 

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I'm running Windows XP Home and I need to run my old DOS development system for MS Fortran 5.1 that ran fine on my Windows 98SE system. I copied the Win98 files to locations in the WinXP system that made the file paths the same as the Win98 paths, and copied the old desktop shortcut PIF to my Windows XP desktop. The PIF specifies a .bat file that sets paths and environment variables. Executing the shortcut caused the fortran system to run, but the batch file apparantly did not.

Trying to better define the problem, I wrote a small file c:\Temp\zzz.bat that uses the echo statement to generate a beep, a 1-line message, and ends with the pause statement. I made a new desktop shortcut to a small DOS file manager programlist.com, then modified the PIF: on the Program tab, in the Batch file window, I entered "c:\Temp\zzz.bat" and made no other changes. The shortcut caused list.com to run fine, but no beep, no message, no pause: apparantly zzz.bat was not being executed.

Any ideas on why the batch file does not execute?
 

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i'm learning javascript, and i want to make a script that will execute on logon and greet me, but i don't know how to make a file execute at startup, or wether i can put a .js file on the startup list.

can .js files be executed on startup in windows xp?
if so, how?
 

Answer:executing a .js file on startup?

nvm

i actually figured out how to make a .js file execute on startup by putting it in the startup file under 'all programs' (duh). i didnt want to make an html page tho because i dont want a window opening, just the pop-up greeting. now i'm having problems with my coding. it's wanting me to define the object, and i dont know how. i was using the document object and idk if thats even the right one. i'll make a new post under the programs section. thatnks!
 

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I have a bat file closing a program - Digital Clock close.bat - containing:


Code:
taskkill /F /IM digital_clock.exe

How could I avoid this window to be opened when executing the bat file:

Answer:Executing the bat file without showing the cmd window?

In the first line of your batch file, try @echo off like this


Code:
@echo off
taskkill /F /IM digital_clock.exe

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I'm using windows vista home premium. I cannot run .exe files from my CD drive. when i trying to run .exe file. i'm getting this error
"Windows cannot access the specified device,path or file.you may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item."
I logged in as administrator. but i can execute .exe files from other folders.I'm having this problem for past 2 months. pls give me solution for this problem.
 

Answer:problem in executing .exe file from cd Drive

Hi

What security applications do you have installed as I remember an issue like this on a PC with a 3rd party firewall installed and a rule causing this, weird as it seems you'd wonder why the firewall would cause this. As you have had this issue for 2 mounths what was it you installed if anything around that time?

Have you scanned for malware?

If you right click one of those .exe's and choose properties and is Unblock on the general tab? if so try that.

If you uninstall your 3rd party software firewall and then reboot and try is this happing still?
 

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msiexec continues to execute with each startup looking for some file (does not inform  what file), and displays annoying popups and at times overlays current window.  In addition, when I attempt to install software, it tells me that windows installer is already running and it must finish prior to the requested install.
 
I modified the configuration to no execute windows installer on startup but then if I attempt to do a software installation, it tells me the service is not running.
 
I re-registered wsiexec.exe and also removed it and downloaded a new copy and installed it.
 
Still same problem
 
Any ideas??

Answer:msiexec won't stop executing and looks for some file

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Louis

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I am more experienced in Linux/Unix than DOS, but what I want to do is to execute a code that expects to get additional input from the screen.  In Unix, I would write:executable_name << EOFinput1input2...EOFbut DOS chokes on this (not too surprising.  How do I do this with DOS?

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 ultrabook. I have made a bootable Windows 8.1 USB flash drive. I would like to know what is the difference between an installation from the 'setup.exe' file in the USB drive's folder, & a regular clean boot from the flash drive? Thanks for any suggestions.

Answer:Difference between clean USB boot & executing setup.exe file?

Booting the computer with USB or DVD install media will perform a so called clean install. You have to then reinstall all your software, Windows will be as if it was first time ever you have started that PC, new and fresh. If the computer already contained an older Windows installation, its files will be moved to folder Windows.old, you can then copy your personal files and folders from there to your new user folders.

Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums
Starting the setup from existing installation by launching the setup.exe from USB or DVD install media performs an in-place upgrade installation. All your installed software will be kept, as well as your personal files, and Windows will be upgraded.

Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
When the version of Windows on USB / DVD is the same you have already installed and installation is started by launching setup.exe from USB / DVD, it's called a repair installation which is used to fix various Windows issues; all your data and software will remain intact but Windows system files will be overwritten.

Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums
Kari

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Hi!
 
i've carelessly executed .vbs file and today I noticed that secure internet connection doesn't work in firefox and dropbox. Also, steam exhibited some difficulties in logging in (but that could be just steam). Chrome is working normally.
 
Other symptoms are that windows firewall and windows defender are turned off when I start the computer. I can turn the firewall on, but defender is blocked by group rule (I managed to override this by deleting the registry key). I ran windows defender but it didn't find anything. There was also an error while trying to install optional windows update.
 
Here is some info that seems related to my case: http://www.malware-traffic-analysis.net/2016/07/25/index4.html
 
Just like in this example, malware was in .vbs file and I have SYS>mycomputername<.exe showing in task manager. If I shut down this process I'm unable to access internet anymore (something about proxy not being set up properly).
 
This exe runs from this folder: c:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\Java
 
Contents of it are:
<mycomputername>.aes
<mycomputername>.zip
<mycomputername>X.xml
Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll
makecert.exe
SYS<mycomputername>.exe
warePlguin.txt
 
I ran FRST and here is FRST.txt:
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version: 12-09-2016
Ran by AlenC (administrator) on ENIAC (13-09-2016 13:09:17)
Running from C:\Users\AlenC\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: AlenC (Availa... Read more

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I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 ultrabook. I have made a bootable Windows 8.1 USB flash drive. I would like to know what is the difference between an installation from the 'setup.exe' file in the USB drive's folder, & a regular clean boot from the flash drive? Thanks for any suggestions.

Answer:Difference between clean USB boot & executing setup.exe file?

Booting the computer with USB or DVD install media will perform a so called clean install. You have to then reinstall all your software, Windows will be as if it was first time ever you have started that PC, new and fresh. If the computer already contained an older Windows installation, its files will be moved to folder Windows.old, you can then copy your personal files and folders from there to your new user folders.

Windows 10 - Clean Install - Windows 10 Forums
Starting the setup from existing installation by launching the setup.exe from USB or DVD install media performs an in-place upgrade installation. All your installed software will be kept, as well as your personal files, and Windows will be upgraded.

Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Windows 10 Forums
When the version of Windows on USB / DVD is the same you have already installed and installation is started by launching setup.exe from USB / DVD, it's called a repair installation which is used to fix various Windows issues; all your data and software will remain intact but Windows system files will be overwritten.

Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade - Windows 10 Forums
Kari

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I have a situation where when I open Excel by double-clicking on a file, a new instance of Excel is opened. I am currently running Excel 2007. When I do this, my PMW does not open with that file.

My work-around is to open Excel from the start menu (where the PMW does open) and then drag/drop file onto the program. It also works to open file using the open file menu in Excel, but this takes a bit longer when accessing files on the network. Any thoughts?

Thanks
 

Answer:Excel 2007 PMW issue when executing file directly

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Hi,

I am running Windows Vista.

When my Sony Vaio laptop boots up, it says:

STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file): \systemroot\system32\config\components

How can I fix this?

HELP!!!!!!!!

Thanks in advance! I need to get this working TODAY!


Thanks!!!!!

Answer:STOP: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file):

You need to install a backup copy of your Registry. The simplest method would be a System Restore.

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i get a blue screen error message.
Stop: c0000218 {Registry File Failure} The registry cannot load the hive (file): \SystemRoot\System32\Config\SOFTWARE or its log or alternate.
this happend when i accidentally hit the power switch on the bus-bar that my comp was plugged into, shuttin off all the power while the comp was running.
My windows xp will not boot. i do not have any windows xp boot disks, Nor a floopy drive.
is there any way i can make a boot disk from another xp comp i have (it also has no floppy drive) just using a cd-rom??
is there any chance in hell to save my files on the harddisk?
ive looked all over the interweb. any help would be greatly appreciated.!!
 

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I was suggested to post here becasue I can't edit the registry. My concern was the autocomplete function wasn't working. i was sent a fix to edit the registry. I then leanred that it would not let me delete what was asked for me to do. I am the administrator for the machine
Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:44:15 AM, on 11/10/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2006\pccguide.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcCtlCom.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\tmproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\TmPfw.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\NewsRover\NewsRover.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Desktop\Computer Control\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
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Question: Edit Registry

Is there any way to edit the registry with dos?
 

Answer:Edit Registry

creating a batch file perhaps...........still wondering!!
 

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Question: Registry edit

I just successfully removed Sonic BackUp MyPC ("bump") from my PC this morning. All that seems to be left is a super-brief popup from the program. I think it is a vestigial registry entry from "bump". My question is, can I safely reove this entry from my registry? there are two of these. I will post the first one (converted to text) here:

Key Name: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{EEEE1DFC-8E6F-4E81-B03E-2873867BEB11}
Class Name: <NO CLASS>
Last Write Time: 9/26/2008 - 6:10 PM
Value 0
Name: <NO NAME>
Type: REG_SZ
Data: IAuthUIBumpDialog

Key Name: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{EEEE1DFC-8E6F-4E81-B03E-2873867BEB11}\NumMethods
Class Name: <NO CLASS>
Last Write Time: 9/26/2008 - 6:10 PM
Value 0
Name: <NO NAME>
Type: REG_SZ
Data: 4

Key Name: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{EEEE1DFC-8E6F-4E81-B03E-2873867BEB11}\ProxyStubClsid32
Class Name: <NO CLASS>
Last Write Time: 9/26/2008 - 6:10 PM
Value 0
Name: <NO NAME>
Type: REG_SZ
Data: {C90250F3-4D7D-4991-9B69-A5C5BC1C2AE6}
 

Answer:Registry edit

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Question: Registry edit

I run Windows XP and recently updated my AVG to the latest version. Now, every time I switch on my PC I get umpteen (too many to count) requests to add to my registry. If I allow, all is well until the next switch on when this process is repeated. If I deny changes I get a never ending cycle of requests to add.
Why is this happening and how can I stop it?
Ooops, up pops another one.

Answer:Registry edit

I'd try uninstalling AVG and see what happens. If then OK, try a reinstall (or switch to another - Avast or MSE perhaps).

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pleeeze u guys tell me how to  do this. i cannot edit my registry. it sayz "registry editing has been disabled by your adminstrator" but  I am the administrator. can u guyz please   tell me how to solve this prob. it will be really helpful

Answer:*Please Help* i cannot edit my registry

What version of windows are you using?That registry editing has been disabled can be a sign of a virus infection. It might be a good idea to scan your computer with an up to date anti virus program.You can also try an online AV scanner like Kaspersky.

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Question: edit registry?

Having run spybot on my sons computer it reports bearshare,but cannot fix it, he does not have this program anymore after i told him to remove it.

If i right click it i can jump to the location which is in the registry.

My question is;- Can i just delete this registry entry??
 

Answer:edit registry?

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Question: Registry Edit

A while ago I did one of the registry edits from The Screensavers on TechTV, it makes a little popup window come up that says whatever you want it to say right before you login to windows when you start your computer, but now I want to get rid of it and I don't remember what I did I looked on The Screensavers website but I can't find it. Does anyone know how to get rid of it?

Answer:Registry Edit

check X-setup from www.xteq.com
nice prpgram. I think I remember it has an option to make a message window like that.

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I did a big boo boo.. I edited registry with out backing up first. I was having trouble with magic jack and have been going into reg fix to delete links to MJ.. I was at local machine right clicked to give permission at the current controls . I did something wrong instead of all users I did owner .. now I can't right click any folder to open.. I can't system restore.. need to know how to edit my screw up ..

Answer:need to edit registry

Power down your computer.  Turn it back on and immediately tap the F8 key... Continue to tap until you come to Advanced Options and select Safe Mode with Command PromptWhen you get to the prompt, type:  %systemroot%\system32\restore\rstrui.exepress enter, and give it a few moments to come up...   If system restore comes up, see if it will let you go back...

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I regretably installed "Roxio Creator 2009". Now I cannot get rid of it. There are four entries in the "HKEY_LOCAL _MACHINE" that i cannot rename or delete. EG: SYSTEM\ControlSet004\Enum\root\LEGACY_ROXIO_UPNP_SERVER_11\0000. I'm logged in as administrator and have tried a couple of registry editors (jv16 Power Tools 2009) and tried to edit the registry directly but get errors saying the entries cannot be edited. Help ! I'm running Win XP Professional Media Center on a Gateway.
 

Answer:can't edit registry win xp

boot into safe mode and get rid of it from there.stay away from registry editors,they do more harm than good,and be careful deleting registry entries(a back up would be a good idea) as you can render the computer useless.if that doesn't work try this;
Click start/run and type msconfig into the run box, and press the enter key.

When the windows appears, click on the startup tab, and look for any Roxio entries. If you find any, untick them. click apply/ok, and restart your system.

Once your system has restarted you will see a Windows that says "you have used msconfig to make changes etc. Tick the box that says not to run msconfig the next time the system starts, and click ok.

If that doesn`t work. Cluick start/run, and type services.msc into the run box, and press the enter key.

When the window appears maximise it. Look for any references to roxio etc. if you find any, double click on them, and select stop if they are running. Set the startup type to disabled. Click apply/ok
 

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I killed my Win 7 installation. Big time! I used a partition utility to extend the size of the active partition, to give Win 7 a bit more breathing room.
Then it would barely start, got worse until it would not start at all. Nope not Safe Mode either.
Post disaster research turned up a suggestion of tweaking the registry to delete the value forHKey_local_machine\system\mounted devices
so that windows could take advantage of the additional space.
is this a reasonable trouble shooting step?
is there a way to start machine from another drive I know works (xp) then get to registry settings on the (now slave) Win 7 installation I managed to kill?
Moderator, if I chose the wrong sub-forum, please move my post.
thanks,
GranPaSmurf

Answer:edit registry w/o Win 7?

If it were may machine I would do a system restore. If not possible I would try from safe mode
Then leave it alone.

This is all that should be done to Seven
Suggestions for Proper Maintenance

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Question: Registry Edit

I am trying to find a way to disable or block user access to Folder Options. I don't want people changing the hidden folder option. This will be mostly in WinXP PCs.

Answer:Registry Edit

Set this group policy:

"Removes the Folder Options item from all Windows Explorer menus and removes the Folder Options item from Control Panel. As a result, users cannot use the Folder Options dialog box."

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Question: Edit the registry

I have just compiled a VCD, when I try to run it in Media Player I get a filter error message, Microsoft tell to add the lines as below to the registry, how do I do this?This issue can occur if the following registry key is missing or damaged: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{DA4E3DA0-D07D-11d0-BD50-00A0C911CE86}\Instance\{083863F1-70DE-11d0-BD40-00A0C911CE86} The value name and value data information in this key should be: CLSID={083863F1-70DE-11d0-BD40-00A0C911CE86}FriendlyName=DirectShow FiltersMerit (DWORD value)=00600000

Answer:Edit the registry

Startm Run type inREFEDITand OK.File/Export and save a copy somewhere convenient like the Desktop. If things go pear shaped you can double click it to restore.Use the + signs in the left hand pane to expand and navigate to the key that you need to change.

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Hello..

So, I corrupted my friend's registry... While I was running in windows on her system, I changed the default shell for windows from explorer.exe to exploreredit and forgot to add the ".exe" to the end of the value. So now she has no shell to run windows with and the system just hangs at the desktop background. My question is...how can I edit the value in HKLM\software\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\winlogon\shell from exploreredit back to explorer.exe... or to add the .exe to my created shell from dos?
 

Answer:Need to edit one registry key from dos

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I need to edit the registry to get the 'local security policy' dB working in XP SP2 - to fix an apparent installshield bug...will run this... HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\MSV1_0How can I backup the necessary so I can restore if needed? Any other advice?

Answer:I need to edit the registry - help...

Start - run - type regedit - press okFile - export - save registry with a name you can remember.

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HiHave a problem with a trojan called bar888 , from what I have found out I need to delet it from the start-up in the registry and delete the file from windows folder.Unfortunately not very familiar with editing the registry socan anyone advise how to get rid of this pesky vermincheersG :)

Answer:How to edit the registry

Start, Run, typeregeditand click OK.Backup the registry first click here

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A month ago I boght a second hand p.c. I need to use the REGISTRY but when I type in RUN:.....I get a message "The administrator has disable the registry". Apparently I'm the adm because when I switch the p.c. I don't see any other account. Windows appears straight away.Any idea what can I do?..Thanks.

Answer:Can't edit REGISTRY

Which OS?

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I have XP Professional and every time I go to Run/regedit/OK I get the following message :"This application failed to start because clb.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."I've tried reinstalling/repairing XP but get the same message. I've tried looking for the relevant dll file but have only found a Russian version. Where's a good place to look and where exactly does it go if I do find it?Could the problem lie elsewhere?Thank you for any advice.

Answer:Can't edit registry

If I search my registry for clb.dll, the results point to 'hp Scanner', if this is any help.

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I uninstalled a program but it is still causing problems from registry and i would like to remove it.I know less than nothing about the registry but searched it and found one reference to program under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars{C4EE----------}Files Named MRU. In the right pane it's Named 000 and from here it is overriding bios.Is it safe to delete or ?

Answer:How do you edit registry.

MRU is Most Recently Used. Unless you are absolutely 110% certain a registry entry is only to do with the rogue prog you should not delete it.If you want to try, backup the relevant registry key first then delete and if you run into other problems restore the backup to the registry.

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Question: edit registry

When I start XP, I get a message that it can't find E:CD/Setup.exe and it says I should delete it from my registry. I looked at the registry and it's gobbledigook to me. Any clues as to where I might find this notation, file or whatever it is?
 

Answer:edit registry

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I have XP Professional and every time I go to Run/regedit/OK I get the following message :"This application failed to start because clb.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem." I've tried reinstalling/repairing XP but get the same message. I've been to click here for the appropriate dll file but the site seems to be very unclear as to what to do from there. I've tried double-clicking, copying, downloading but nothing seems to work. I assume it goes in the System32 folder.Thank you for any advice.

Answer:Can't edit registry

It is in my System32 folder.

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I found a website that shows how to work with the registry using C++. Its a very simple tutorial and I found it extremely useful. If anyone is interested check it out the link is http://hawk-ware.awardspace.com/tutorials/cpp.html
 

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Question: Edit Registry

Is there any to edit the registry without using the run command from the start menu. (It's disabled, I don't want anyone messing with it) Don't tell me to enable the run command, I want to know how to do it without enabling it.

Answer:Edit Registry

C:\WINDOWS

In that folder is Regedit.exe bam! There ya go

Just make a shortcut to it

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Question: Registry Edit

Any good third party registry programs?
 

Answer:Registry Edit

http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloads15.html

take your pick..
 

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Question: registry edit help

i found this fix i need to add to my registry.. i'm trying to make thumbnails appear in explorer on my vista 64 system.. supposedly this fixes the problem.. but i need someone to explain how to do all this stuff.. please break it down step by step for me please


This is the PS reg file, you can edit the AI reg file to do the same thing. Basically, put Wow6432Node before any and all CLSID references:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.psd\ShellEx]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.psd\ShellEx\{BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1}]
@=”{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}”
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}]
@=”Photoshop Icon Handler”
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}\InProcServer32]
@=”C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\PSICON.DLL”
“ThreadingModel”=”Apartment”
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}\MiscStatus]
“IconBits”=”1&#8243;
 

Answer:registry edit help

Open a blank Notepad window. Paste the text between the lines (but not the lines) into the window.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.psd\ShellEx]

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.psd\ShellEx\{BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1}]
@=&#8221;{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}&#8221;

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}]
@=&#8221;Photoshop Icon Handler&#8221;

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}\InProcServer32]
@=&#8221;C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\PSICON.DLL&#8221;
&#8220;ThreadingModel&#8221;=&#8221;Apartment&#8221;

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}\MiscStatus]
&#8220;IconBits&#8221;=&#8221;1&#8243;

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Then go to File, Save As, and save the file to your desktop as "fix.reg". Double-click the file.
 

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i found this fix i need to add to my registry.. i'm trying to make thumbnails appear in explorer on my vista 64 system.. supposedly this fixes the problem.. but i need someone to explain how to do all this stuff.. please break it down step by step for me please




This is the PS reg file, you can edit the AI reg file to do the same thing. Basically, put Wow6432Node before any and all CLSID references:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.psd\ShellEx]
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\.psd\ShellEx\{BB2E617C-0920-11d1-9A0B-00C04FC2D6C1}]
@=?{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}?
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}]
@=?Photoshop Icon Handler?
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}\InProcServer32]
@=?C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\PSICON.DLL?
?ThreadingModel?=?Apartment?
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{0B6DC6EE-C4FD-11d1-819A-00C04FB69B4D}\MiscStatus]
?IconBits?=?1″

Answer:registry edit help

You found it? Where? On the internet? Its a fix for thumbnail on x64 are you sure? Why not ask a question like: How do I make thumbnails appear in Explore? I use Vista x64.

I may be wrong but I doubt anyone would tell you how to install a reg file they didn't know the source of. You are definitely on the correct website. TSF guys won't have a problem helping you with anything you might ask. The key is to ask. If you were an auto mechanic and I brought you a bunch of parts and said "Here, these are suppose to fix my car, tell me where they go and how to put them on." What would you say? Please, I am not being mean toward you yimmortal but working inside the registry is comparable to "open skull brain surgery". One mistake and it will be more than thumbnails that don't appear in explore.

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Question: registry edit

when i try to run the command "regedit" it returns "it has been disabled by your administrator" how to enable and disable the registry edit in win 98 second edition.

another probs...earlier while playing the TV(tv turner card installed) i could open the sound recorder and record the sound but now its not recording.
 

Answer:registry edit

I didnt think you could disable it !
 

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Question: edit registry

can i edit registry without admin or power user rights
 

Answer:edit registry

Changing Registry Key Permissions
By default, administrators and the System account have full control over all registry keys. The Creator/Owner of a key has full control over that key. (For example, a user typically has full control over HKCU while that user is logged on.) In other registry contexts, a user’s default permissions allow read access but nothing more. If you attempt to change a registry key for which you have read access only, Registry Editor presents the appropriate editing dialog box but rejects your edit.

To change permissions for a key, right-click it and then choose Permissions from the shortcut menu. The Permissions dialog box, shown in Figure 28-7, works the same way as similar dialog boxes in other parts of Windows XP.
Figure 28-7. In most contexts, nonadministrative users have read access only.
Open up the Registry Editor click Edit--Permissions--set permissions to allow access to other accounts
 

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Question: Registry edit

I have a motorola V3 phone and whenever I try to open it..a command pops up saying"registry edit disable by administrator". I have logged on as admin..Pls. help

Answer:Registry edit

Are you logged on to a peer-to-peer network at home, or to a client-server network at work?  Do you use the smart phone at work and at home?  Do you get this error at every Wi-Fi hot spot where you try to connect to the Internet, or just certain ones?Are you trying to install some software on your PC or laptop so it can communicate with the smart phone?

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Question: W2K registry edit

I am trying to modify the BootExecute entry in the registry back to its default after changing it to autocheck autochk /k:C* (how did I do this?)I think the default value is autocheck autochk * Any ideas how to do this as when I right click on Modify it is in numerical?

Answer:W2K registry edit

Hkey_local_machine\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\ BootExecute should be of type REG_MULTI_SZ, not a numerical type. The value should indeed be "autocheck autochk *". (Have a look at this knowledgebase article.) I would be inclined to delete the key and recreate it with the correct data type and value. But the usuual caveats about editing the registry apply - make sure that you have a backup and you do this at your own risk.

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I have a U300 PSU3DA which I changed from Vista to XP.
This is because my main use of the computer will be for navigation (boat) and I was told most navigation programs will run better with XP. I have hardly nothing on my laptop so far, and already the system seems to be slow and freezing too often.

My question now is about the program C-Maps which I've just installed and which won't open. It keeps saying "Eorror: cannot open attribute file".

What does that mean? I have desinstall and reinstall the program, and it keeps coming up with this message.
I had a look around the device manager and the only thing that seems wrong is the PCI memory controller.
I did a bit of a search on this and it seems that this driver is not necessary for XP? Is that so?

Could it be a cause of the C-Maps program not working?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Satellite U300 PSU3DA: error: cannot open attribute file executing C-Maps

> I did a bit of a search on this and it seems that this driver is not necessary for XP? Is that so?
Where did you read this info?
I don?t know if the driver is necessary but you get all drivers on the Toshiba website.

For your problem with C-Maps, I think the best is you contact the C-Maps support. Here it is a forum for Toshiba laptops.

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Does anyone know if it is ok to delete all of the items in (Hkey_Local_Machine\Software\wow6432Mode\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall)?

Thanks
 

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Hey all,

I have a machine of someone else's that's been badly compromised by malware and trojans. I have managed to clean the vast majority of the mess up, however, even in Safe Mode, I cannot run REGEDIT or open a command prompt: if I try to do these two things using the Run command, they start to process, and then terminate. I'm sure the registry has been modified to prevent this.

The Command Prompt stuff I can take care of with a BartPE CD. What I now need is a third-party registry-editing program, or a way to edit the registry of the local system while booted off the BartPE CD, so that I can discover what is wrong and fix it. Any suggestions would be helpful.
 

Answer:Need a way to edit a registry without REGEDIT...

Registry Commander is one I've heard praised in the past:

http://www.aezay.dk/aezay/regcmd/index.html
 

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Hey y'all,

I have question regarding the Microsoft Windows Playstore. Everytime i go to the playstore ->games->select a game to install. (after clicking it doesn t go to see information about the installation) In the app section it works and loads the installation information) Is there a bug stopping it? or maybe my system needs an update.? Windows 10 is tricky operating system and theres a lot to learn about optimization and disabling spy features. Are there any good tutorials about W10 about how to stop bloatware and optimize speed without breaking it and reinstalling?

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Can anybody tell me how to modify the registry on a mounted wim? I keep getting Access denied. This is the command I am using: reg load hkey_local_machine\software c:\test\offline\windows\system32\config\software

We have Windows 10 64 bit Enterprise edition.

Answer:Edit registry on a mounted wim

A useful feature of the Enterprise Edition [what companies usually get] is the ability to lock out Users from various aspects which begs the question, could that be getting in your way? Other than that possibility I have no answer.

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ok, I need to edit the boot.ini file. I can't boot to any windows functions, long story, and I can't afford to change the admin password. The computer is a Toshiba Laptop, works on NTFS, and has no floppy disk drive.

I do have a bootable cd-rom, however, I can't make any changes to the hdd with the exception of editting the registry. However, since it is using a dos prompt, I need to know the exact line of the registry to edit.

Is there anyway, using a registry editter, to edit the boot.ini file and remove the line that says:

/safeboot:minimal

Is this possible using a registry editter?


searching my own registry, I've found this in the registry:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search_Assist ant\ACMru\5603\000
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Search_Assis tant\ACMru\5603\000

the data listed for these values is "boot.ini"

is there anything i can do in the registry to remove the safeboot command?

if i delete the boot.ini key, will that remove any special instructions during boot? or will that just cause more problems?

Answer:can i edit boot.ini in the registry?

Cade187,

The boot.ini file is not found in the registry. It is loaded way before windows. It starts the minute the hard drive is mounted. Kinda like Config.sys and autoexec.bat.

We were trying to help in the other thread. I wish that editing the registry could help you. The entries you posted are when you do a Search on your computer. Kinda like a Most Recently Used list. You had boot.ini search done on your computer.

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can some one please tell me how to edit my windows registry?
actually when i start my pc, it tells me to remove a files reference from the registry.
thank you
 

Answer:how can i edit my windows registry

Hi Amit,
Is it Vista that's asking you to do this or some other program? DId you Google the message to see if other's have had this message? Be very very careful messing around in your registry.

To edit your computer's registry:
Type regedit in the RUN dialog box. That will bring up the registry editor.

BE SURE TO BACKUP YOUR REGISTRY BEFORE YOU CHANGE ANYTHING so that if things go south you can put things back the way they were. Otherwise, you'll likely be back in here with more problems than you can shake a stick at. Just Google "How to backup registry".
 

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I am trying to add registry vaslues that apparently are missing and hopefully are the cause of my loss of Windows system sounds, no audio from flash video and no volume control icon in the lower right tray. Here is the original thread regarding this issue: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic402881.html/page__p__2285777__fromsearch__1#entry2285777.
I already reinstalled the newer version of the driver with no change in the problem. Here are 2 fixes that I am trying:
http://www.mydigitallife.info/youtube-dailymotion-google-video-flash-games-and-applications-no-sound-and-audio-in-windows/
http://www.codecs.com/forum/index.php/topic/50-help-with-k-lite-codec-pack/

PROBLEM: I apparently don't know how to edit the registry, I have created a text file and renamed it with an .reg extension and both dbl clicked the new registry entries file and tried importing it with the editor. In both cases it says the new values were successfully added but when I look (even after a reboot) they aren't there, the drivers32 key folder is empty. Nor do I understand how to manually type them in. What am I doing wrong? Do I need to be log in as an administrator? My user account already has admin privileges.

I have attached the text file

Also, if an edit causes problems how can it be undone? Will a system restore reverse it or an F8/last good configuration?

Thnaks for any suggestions

Answer:registry edit problems

Back up your registry first with ERUNT or program of your choice, if you ever make changes in the registry.

http://www.larshederer.homepage.t-online.de/erunt/

Might be the permissions required.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32]

Right click on drivers32 folder in the registry, select permissions and check that under 'Allow' there is a tick for 'Full Control' and 'Read' - greyed out.

Your file only contains a few entries - is that the 'FixNoFlashSound.reg' - (I don't want to download it).

The folder (on my computer) contains considerably more entries. I also run XP Home, SP3.

I wouldn't rely solely on system restore, or Last Good Configuration, but that's my view.

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I need help editing (correcing) the RPC portion of my registry.
Here are the details...
XP Pro, sp2. a "company" laptop so I am not allowed to load/run any programs (although I may have 'inadvertently' done so in the past). Uses a Smart Card and SafeBoot before logging into Windows.
It started doing all sorts of weird things, i.e. task bar misbehaving, will not open a new window, will not paste what I've cut or copied, Windows Installer became inaccessible (not that I was trying to install or uninstall anything), among other problems.
Anyway, after a week of readin threads and checking everything remotely related, I traced it back to the fact that the RPC will not turn on automatically or manually.
I cannot do a reload or repair of Windows for fear of causing problems with the company's security software, especially SafeBoot, thereby rendering the computer unbootable.
I found a post showing the default registry setting for rpcss, but I do not know how to replace the current (and yes, different) portions with the correct ones. I am hoping for a command or file I can put on a jumpdrive & load to the desktop and then just open, because my typing skills are non-existent (this request is taking me forever!), and as mentioned I cannot copy/paste on that computer. (I am currently using my home desktop).
I am no computer tech but am somewhat computer literate, and comfortable doing anything you - the expert - tell me I can do. I simply somehow missed learnin... Read more

Answer:[SOLVED] Help edit my registry please

NEVERMIND...I fugured it out myself, but it did not fix my problem.

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I'm trying to get rid of some malware off a computer and I can not edit the registry on it. Here is the hijackthis log. Any help would be very appreciated. Thank you!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:01:20 PM, on 10/7/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Elements 5.0\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\acsd.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\iaantmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\Tmntsrv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\TmPfw.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\tmproxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\wanmpsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\TRENDM~1\INTERN~1\PcScnSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Application Accelerator\iaanotif.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\PCMService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
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Answer:Solved: Can not edit registry

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The short version of the story is that when I was checking the value of DisableMSI using the registry editor underHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer'DisableMSI' did not appear in the name column.  The only things in the name column are '(Default)' and 'EnableAdminTSRemote'.  I was directed by another message board to check the value of DisableMSI (making sure it is set to 0).I was then directed to use a System File Check (SFC).  The method I used was a method if you don't have the installation CD (I only have a restore CD). After the status bar for the SFC shows that the check is complete, it disappears. I'm not sure if there is supposed to be any prompts/messages after the SFC (can anyone confirm/deny this?).  Anyhow, nothing seems to be changed after the check is complete (DisableMSI is not there still). I am lead to believe that the absence of DisableMSI may be the source of some of the problems I am having...I guess I might as well post the long version (in case I am going about this the wrong way)... I'll try to make this as organized as possible.My Computer- Acer Laptop (Aspire 1692)- Windows XP Home Before it first happened- Didn't do anything out of the ordinary (ex. system changes, downloads, etc.)- Fell asleep doing school work with MS Word and Internet Explorer running - IExplorer was on a site using a Course Management System my university uses (called Moodle)- When... Read more

Answer:DisableMSI does not appear in registry edit

To answer your basic question:QuoteI was checking the value of DisableMSI using the registry editor underHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer'DisableMSI' did not appear in the name column.This is probably because Windows default value is "0" (Windows Installer is enabled for all applications. All install operations are allowed), so there is no reason to make an extra registry entry.Now, I think, we have to start with making sure, your computer is clean.You'll need to perform some downloads, so If IE is giving you a problem, try to download Firefox, and see, if it works better.Start here:http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,46313.0.htmlPost all logs at Computer Viruses and Spyware forum.

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Hey what programs should I run? I used Registry Mechanic and CC Cleaner on Windows they recommended it. Very good.

I don't have time to call them. Also spyware anything that slows down computer.

Answer:Registry edit/maintenance

Stay with CCleaner, safe and easy on resources.

Who are they and them your talking about?

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Question: BSOD registry edit

hi guys,
a week ago i i got helped with a BSOD problem by changing some registry keys. I did it by puting the harddrive in another computer that was able to boot the harddrive. The problem i have now is that the hardrive wont boot on any other PC I put it in but i can access it if i boot from hirens. How can i change the regsitry keys in the drive by accessing its file system? please assist.

thanks so much guys in advance

Answer:BSOD registry edit

I would recommend using the following steps to restore your registry:
You will need a Windows 7 repair disc or you can use the Advanced Boot Options to get to the System Recovery Options.

Then try the steps in Startup Repair Infinite Loop Recovery. Note the warning:






Quote:


   Warning
The instructions presented withing this tutorial must be followed correctly, or you can damage your Windows 7 installation even further. This tutorial is designed to help recover from a bad registry that is causing the startup repair loop. You should note that there may still be some issues remaining that cannot be fixed by manually restoring the registry.



And please stop mucking around in the registry if you do not know what you are doing. As you've found out, it can have catastrophic consequences. If you are going to continue doing so, at least create a system restore point prior to making changes. Even better would be system imaging:Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

Imaging with free Macrium

Free Backup Software: Paragon Backup & Recovery Free Edition - Overview
If the registry restore steps I gave do not help, System Restore OPTION TWO may help.
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

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I feel kinda stupid asking this, I know I should know the answer to this but I don't.

When I either double click on a registry file to enter it into the registry or I attempt to enter regedit from the run command prompt I get an error meassage saying "Registry editing has been disabled by your administrator" Considering that I am the only user on this machine and the administrator at that, I don't see how this is possible. Now the bigger issue is I have no idea where to go to change the setting back or to do whatever it is I need to do to gain access to my registry, Please help!
 

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does anyone know of a good easy way to edit a registry(system.dat) from a windows 95 hdd connected to a xp system. i have a customer that wants to continue using his old 95 hdd in a new p4 system and to boot between the two. i have put the hhd into the system, but 95 keeps giving an error about ntkern.vxd and i want to try and remove that registy entry to try and get it running. i have tried reinstalling 95 over itself but the vxd entry is still there. any help would be great.

pendragon1
 

Answer:edit a 95 registry on a xp system

95 will not support a P4 system.
 

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I run regedit.exe and try to edit the kaspersky product status from "release" to "beta" (or else my product key wont work) I get the error
How do I edit this part of the registry succsessfully?
I have full administrative rights

Thanks
 

Answer:Edit registry error

bump, please help
 

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I am unable to delete a small entry which I mistakenly added to my registry.Normally I just go into Regedit & delete but this item still remains.Would I be better using safe mode or have you any suggestions please.

Answer:registry edit problem

so when rebooting it is restored as part of operating systemmaybe have to turn of restore before editing then switch back on when clear

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I am very new to this forum and new to the question I am about to ask, so, please be gentle in your responce.

Like a bone-head, I installed a software which would let me change my logon screen picture. Well, it turns out I choose the wrong .exe file to load and now all I get at startup is Nero CD burning application (this is the .exe I choose). I cannot get into windows XP, even in safe mode. My question is, how do I edit the registry back to normal if I can't get into windows. Can I perform this function or restore one of my old restore points? Any help or comments are greatly appreciated.

Here is the the original registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
 

Answer:Registry edit without regedit

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Hi

Today a I had a virus/ransomware called "west yorkshire police" I got rid of it by booting into safe mode and deleting the file sppcomapi.exe from the C drive and registry. This worked fine but unfortunately the PC now seems to be unstable, the main issue I can see is that in excel, I have a sheet were the cells are flood filled with different colours, these are now blank, also the ribbon buttons look "blurry". IE also looks different and response is slow.

My PC is 64 bit

Thanks in advance

Martyn

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 14:54:03, on 05/09/2012
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16448)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\PLFSetI.exe
c:\OEM\preload\utility\SetEvent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Nokia\Nokia Suite\NokiaSuite.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ubd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NewTech Infosystems\Packard Bell MyBackup\BackupManagerTray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoWebCamera\VideoWebCamera.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Launch Manager\LManager.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Launch Manager\LMworker.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Apple Application Support\distnoted.exe
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Answer:PC unstable after a registry edit

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Advent 7108 laptop - is there a registry entry I can modify to turn on wireless at start-up? It is not a mechanical switch that can be left on.

Answer:Edit Registry to have wireless always on

Have you tried looking in msconfig: Start Up?

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I do have some pc knowledge but i would not say im an expert although generally i know what im doing. Anyway i want to learn how to edit my registry manually so that i can tune and speed up my pc. Please can somebody tell me where i can get all the information to learn. Thanx

Answer:I Want to Learn how to Edit the Registry (Help Please)

Welcome to TSF

There is alot to know about editing the registry, its not knowing how to but what to edit. ALWAYS backup the registry before editing
Read these over:
http://www.cloanto.com/kb/13-151
http://www.wmexperts.com/articles/ho..._registry.html

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I'm having trouble installing windows xp home edition sp2. I'm getting "access denied" message, as others have.

I've got a printed copy in front of me of the Microsoft article explaining why that might occur and what to do about it. It says, as many of you know, that to fix it I have to edit my Registry.

I'm not stupid (PhD in nuclear engrg, for example), so I know I could learn how to do it right, but I'm still very nervous about making a bad situation worse!

Is there a file somewhere that talks me through the entire process in enough detail (I don't care if it talks down to me! that's where I am at the moment!) that even I couldn't screw it up?

For example, I know I should start by backing it up. But in specific terms, does that mean I should just use my usual Stomp Simple Backup program to back it up to my USB drive, for example?

And then, if something DOES go wrong, how would I "restore" it from the USB drive, if the whole CPU has crapped out on me!?

See how naive I am!?

Thx in advance, and please be patient with me! I know this isn't nuclear power plant design, but it's still pretty intimidating to me!

Tom
 

Answer:Help a newbie edit his registry?

I've sorted out a couple of these and there is not a lot to fear as far as damaging the current installation.

The trick is to identify the registry entries causing the problem and either delete them or change their permissions.

Curiously the one that almost always shows up is the one they give as an example in the article.

HKCR\vnd.ms.radio

Have no fear of searching the registry for ALL vnd.ms.radio entries and simply deleting them. Others may need to be treated more cautiously.

Before deleting any registry key, if you want to be safe, just click on File > Export and save it first.
 

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Well... I messed up my registry in my computers hard-drive. I made it a slave in my sisters computer thinking I could fix the problem. I opened regedit and I could only change the registry of my sisters computer. I just need to know a simple, easy, non-risky way of editing the registry of my slave hard-drive so I can fix the problem I caused and be able to use it again. I also tried the registry edit over the network thing, but it was not letting me access my computer.

If you have any ideas, I would greatly appreciate it.

Answer:Edit the registry in a slave HD?

I can do it myself, but I won't advise someone not proficient with the registry to do it, sorry. There will be a lot of potential problem holes.

How did you mess it up though, maybe you can expand and it may be simple?

Did you not make a registry backup?

Do you have any System Restores saved before the registry corruption? That will work too.

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I have experienced this problem with three different PCs with WIN XP installed. The folder option has somehow got missing. I know how to bring it back by editting Group Policy and then Registry. It allowed me to do so three four times on different occasions but now again when 'folder options' got missing and I tried to bring it back by accessing gpedit.msc or regedit, the system restarts as soon as I type either gpedit.msc or regedit from Start>Run. Surprisingly enough I can access other documents and media files located on the computer from Start>Run but not gpedit.msc or regedit. Please solve the puzzle.
 

Answer:Doesn't let me edit registry

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I realize that to alter the registry so that certain items don't start at startup, you can go into msconfig and see what's there and then go into regedit and delete unneeded items. The problem I am having now, is that some of the items in the startup configuration aren't seen in the registry path of HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Shared Tools\MSConfig\startupreg. How can I get to the items listed in the Startup config that aren't listed in that reg path?
 

Answer:Registry Edit for Startup

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I have been working with windows 10 X64 PRO for a little bit now. I can still not figure out why my scripts (.vbs) or .exe that I push to or use on my domain machines will not edit or create keys in the registry. The only way i can do it is to full kill UAC then reboot then make changes then turn it back on then reboot again. Listed below our the UAC settings we have set for our select few windows 10 machines. We have UAC fully off in windows 7, but it is needed in windows 10 to have apps run. So i am kinda stuck in the middle.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin"=dword:00000000
"ConsentPromptBehaviorUser"=dword:00000000
"EnableInstallerDetection"=dword:00000000
"EnableLUA"=dword:00000001
"EnableSecureUIAPaths"=dword:00000000
"EnableUIADesktopToggle"=dword:00000000
"EnableVirtualization"=dword:00000001
"PromptOnSecureDesktop"=dword:00000001
"ValidateAdminCodeSignatures"=dword:00000000
"FilterAdministratorToken"=dword:00000000
"NoConnectedUser"=dword:00000003
"MSAOptional"=dword:00000001
"SoftwareSASGeneration"=dword:00000001

Can you guys help figure out what i need to do so i can make registry change on the fly. This going to be a big deal breaker for us to move to Windows 10 if i can not change values. Let me know if you need any more information.

Thank you

Answer:Cant Edit or Write to Registry

By design in Vista and later only an elevated admin or system account can write to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or it's subkeys. In Windows 7 disabling UAC would give an admin account such rights but not in Windows 10.

You need to run the script with elevated admin rights.

The settings could probably be made with group policy. That is beyond my experience.

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Morning all could someone advise me on making a backup of the registry there are a couple of items that are listed in the Services list one being Acronis Schedular and the other Protexis both of which i no longer use and have been uninstalled from the pc for a while now. I have found them in the registry and would like to know if highlighted is it as simple as just clicking delete. I now use GoBack but would like the knowhow of deleting a registry entry safely and allso making a backup of the registry and best place to save the backup.Thanks.

Answer:Registry Backup and edit.

Regedit/File/Export/Save to back it up. If I were you I would leave the registry well alone unless you know what you are doing, just use a good well tried reg cleaner such as CCleanerclick here

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Basically, I'm helping recover a friend's stuff. She got severely infected (her hdd is XP Home) with spyware, etc. Another friend helped to clean it off, but then it wouldn't boot. Booting to SM hangs on mup.sys (which I found elsewhere may be a BIOS fix, but I'm still looking for her BIOS update info) -- so that's a nogo.
I couldn't load Recovery Console -- something keeps changing the Administrator password (even tho I keep resetting it with lovely lovely Linux based programs) ... I tried (the times that I COULD get in) some manual recovery console stuff (which normally works for me) ... I'd get an error about lsass.exe not being able to change a password.

At that point, I temporarily switched gears. (I'm not really looking for help on the above issues ... but if you know of them ... I'm all ears! I am fairly proficient at getting rid of the Spyware ... once I can get into the OS! lol)

I threw a hdd with XP Pro loaded into the system ... I can access the original hdd.

What I'm hoping to do is find a way to edit the XP HOME registry ... the one on the "D" drive ... instead of the XP PRO on C ...

I found 1 program (for purchase) that flat out STATES it can do this ... Resplendent Registrar 3.30 ...

I'm currently drilling through the list of Freeware Registry Editors listed on the main site -- hoping that they will say if the can or cannot accomplish such a thing.

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Answer:Looking to edit registry on 2nd hdd/win install ...

MUP.SYS is just the last driver being loaded before the rest of the booting process is performed. I think the problem lies in the remaining booting process.

The Administrator-account is only available when booting in safemode when using WinXP Home, where it by default has a blank password.

You can use regedit in Windows to edit offline registry-files:

http://snakefoot.fateback.com/tweak/winnt/install.html#OFFLINE_REGEDIT

I would probably try to do an "inplace upgrade"/"repair install" of the existing WinXP install.
 

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I take better-than-average care of my computer, and it's in decent shape for a 5-yr-old Dell. It isn't terribly slow, but I'd like it to run a bit faster, however, I don't understand enough to be able to decide if it's worth it to run and make changes with a registry cleaner. I understand how much trouble fiddling with the registry can cause, but I also know a bit about backing up and system restore. Although I'm not fluent in reading registry entries, I know to review any suggestions the software would make, as opposed of blindly deleting whatever it finds. It's just that I came across a discussion online that talked about editing the registry generally being unnecessary, and more likely to be harmful than helpful.

I'm running registry booster 2010 right now, and it tells me that I have about a thousand registry errors...I guess that's a lot? Is a clean install of Windows a good alternative?
 

Answer:Need Advice: Should I Edit Registry?

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desperate times....
I think someone had edited the registry keys in my computer system and now it is not starting, as it was working fine when i left it after removing a virus. The only problem was the Windows File Protection thing kept popping up.

Asking the other people who use the computer they said that they had used this guide http://forums.ny-dev.com/f215/run-windows-file-protection-without-cd-257/ to edit registry.

they changed the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Setup SourcePath key from C:/ to c:/dlltemp or something like that.

I have tried a repair install only to find i repaired with the wrong version of xp and dont have the disc for the computer anymore!

I downloaded BartPE to try and edit the registry offline, but i really dont know how to change the value that was edited back. The computer won't start up at all and I cant format as their is data i really need to get off the machine.

If anyone knows a way to help that would be amazing, or if any body knew how to get the data off the pc so I can format that would also be great.

The computer is Windows XP Media Center Edition and my XP disk is windows XP Pro SP3.
Ok, so i changed folders into c:/windows/system32 then ran regedit using the BartPE disk and changed the data in the SourcePath regkey to c:/

It hasnt made a difference, windows still not loading.
 

Answer:how to edit registry in dos prompt?

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IE occasionally loses the homepage setting and it goes to "about blank". I found a fix on a forum that explained how to edit the start page key in the registry. This has worked OK for me a couple of times but since 8.1 upgrade the registry will not accept any changes. Tried following the permissions change as in How do you make changes to thge registry in Windows 8 but still not accepting the new value. May be a coincidence with the upgrade but it's worked before. Have done a system scan to check for malware etc and nothing showing (Bitdefender). Any ideas?

Answer:Unable to edit registry.

Hello Mal,

It sounds like you may need to take ownership of the Main key in the registry first, set permissions second, then you should be able to modify the Start Page string value.
Internet Explorer Home Page - Add or Change - Windows 7 Help Forums

(Main Home Page)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Start Page string value (right pane)
(Secondary Home Pages)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Secondary Start Pages string value (right pane)
If the above fails, then you might see if you may be able to specify a default home page instead.

Internet Explorer Home Page - Specify and Prevent Changing - Windows 7 Help Forums

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I have been working with windows 10 X64 PRO for a little bit now. I can still not figure out why my scripts (.vbs) or .exe that I push to or use on my domain machines will not edit or create keys in the registry. The only way i can do it is to full kill UAC then reboot then make changes then turn it back on then reboot again. Listed below our the UAC settings we have set for our select few windows 10 machines. We have UAC fully off in windows 7, but it is needed in windows 10 to have apps run. So i am kinda stuck in the middle.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin"=dword:00000000
"ConsentPromptBehaviorUser"=dword:00000000
"EnableInstallerDetection"=dword:00000000
"EnableLUA"=dword:00000001
"EnableSecureUIAPaths"=dword:00000000
"EnableUIADesktopToggle"=dword:00000000
"EnableVirtualization"=dword:00000001
"PromptOnSecureDesktop"=dword:00000001
"ValidateAdminCodeSignatures"=dword:00000000
"FilterAdministratorToken"=dword:00000000
"NoConnectedUser"=dword:00000003
"MSAOptional"=dword:00000001
"SoftwareSASGeneration"=dword:00000001

Can you guys help figure out what i need to do so i can make registry change on the fly. This going to be a big deal breaker for us to move to Windows 10 if i can not change values. Let me know if you need any more information.

Thank you

Answer:Cant Edit or Write to Registry

By design in Vista and later only an elevated admin or system account can write to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or it's subkeys. In Windows 7 disabling UAC would give an admin account such rights but not in Windows 10.

You need to run the script with elevated admin rights.

The settings could probably be made with group policy. That is beyond my experience.

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Hi all,

Quick Brief -

I have kaspersky anti virus installed on a windows 2000 server, it used to update from the administration kit. However problem with that server, means that the admin kit is no longer running.

I cannot update kaspersky manually as it says it is controlled by administrator, and there is no update section of the settings, for me to change where the server looks for its updates.

Think it maybe something that can be changed in the registry editor, however when i attempt to change the value, i get a 'Error writing the values new contents'

The correct permissions have been set, but still not working.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers
Carl
 

Answer:Cannot edit registry values - Kaspersky

You should not change the registry if you are not really knowing what are you doing. Anyway, do u windows' account have administrator privilages? If u have try to unistall completaly the antivirus and reinstall. I think that this way is easier than change the registry.
 

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Hi All,
So I'm building policy for my customers to 'harden' their systems and take back administrative control.
I'm implementing UAC and a bespoke local admins account on the machines for my Helpdesk team to leverage with the RUNAS command when supporting standard user accounts...I want the builtin Administrator account disabled as this is often the target account
for nefarious code, bots and viruses.
The problem I need help with is this...
The RUNAS command gives an error when used with Control.exe
"::{26EE0668-A00A-44D7-9371-BEB064C98683}
Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate
permissions to access the item."
I am running the command from an elevated CLI with my bespoke local admins account to get this error however, if I use the same RUNAS command with the builtin Administrator account it works?
Searched the registry and found a number of locations with the key name. Any idea's if indeed it is a reg key permission I need to change and also which key location I am after?
As always, thanks in advance...
durrie

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So tried to deal with spyware attack and screwed myself over hard. I deleted the registry key for userinit.exe and need to put it back in.

At the moment the computer will load to the login screen, if I select a profile it will load a little bit and then go back to the login screen.

Now this is an issue because I have no login disk / cd or anything, its not networked (just wifi but thats not going to help). If i put back in a registry key in the right place this will work again! so annoying! Also I suspect my cd drive doesnt work...

I have other laptops only, no desktops so not sure how to slave the drive (whatever this is) without finding someone to help me through it...

Help!
 

Answer:Need to edit registry but cant boot windows...

This isn't an easy problem to resolve, but perhaps one of these would help. Never having had occasion to do so I probably can't resolve any problems with them.

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/peboot.htm
http://lifehacker.com/5584762/edit-the-windows-registry-from-a-linux-thumb-drive
If you do get your computer back up and running, I strongly suggest that you ask in the malware forum here for help sorting out the original issue. Be sure to follow the instructions in the sticky "everyone must read this before posting in this forum".
 

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My computer was playing up so i thought i'd do a mass clean out, which involved using a registry cleaner, and now my computer is even worse.

Before it loaded in about 30 seconds, now it takes about 4 minutes.

Since playing with my registry which i realise was a stupid thing to do, i've been having loads of problems.

My printer wouldn't work, wouldnt uninstall, wouldn't do anything, infact no drivers would uninstall. MY processor drivers stopped working etc etc but i managed to fix all the problems except one.

Now when my computer loads up i get it Detecting IDE controllers for absolutly ages, and then when it goes to Verifying Pool data it takes a long time to start verifying it and then says cannot boot windows from C:/Boot.ini. So i looked this up and if talked about changing the Boot.ini file, but i've changed folder options so i should be able to see it but i can't find it anywhere! i've got myself into another bloody problem and now i'm facing a re=format of my computer, which i really would hate to do.

Any help would make me happy so please do

Jamie.
 

Answer:Registry Edit has caused me some problems.

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I download Adobe's trial version of Photoshop CS4.

Installation seems to run just fine, with no errors, but when I try to run Photoshop CS4 I get this error message:
"Some of the application components are missing from the Application directory, Please reinstall the application."

I went to Adobe's website. They have a trouble-shooting utility which I downloaded & ran. It finds an error & tells you the solution, which involves changing some Registry keys' permissions. That's where the trouble starts. I ran Regedit as Administrator, but still get this error:
"Registry Editor could not set security in the key currently selected, or some of its subkeys."

How do I get around this? I am logged on as Administrator. I have disabled User Account Control (UAC). I'm stuck.
 

Answer:Registry Edit Security Issues

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HI all MG fans,
Thought instead of a boring Hello in the Welcome center, I'd get right down to revealing my continuing ignorance of computer operation, including failure to learn from lessons past:
After trying yet another Clean-up/Speed-up utility (this one's Uniblue's SpyEraser), the final registry "clean-up" resulted in a hard XP crash with a black DOS screen "disk read" error followed by a prompt to reboot using Cntrl-Alt-Del.
The C-A-D results in sometimes getting to the 1st XP boot screen for about 0.05 secs, followed by a return to the original DOS message (mostly I don't even get that far). When I tried to reboot using the XP CD setup, the repair option copies all the setup files very well, but XP crashes back to above screen on reboot.
One option I couldn't try involved a prompt to type in my Admin password, which is my 1st question: 1> Since this XP is a reinstalled OS using a new OEM XP CD (bought new from Egghead), I never created or needed to use an Admin password before, and now the box has 3 Users, lots of data, no full system backup, and I Really don't want to reinstall it again. Is there a default password I could try (pushing Enter on a blank space doesn't work), or some other way to finesse the Admin password block?
I just need to get back into Windows so I can use System Restore and get on with life, if you get my meaning.
Any suggestions will be gratefully received, and the 1st one that ... Read more

Answer:XP reboot after bad utility registry edit

quote, I just need to get back into Windows so I can use System Restore and get on with life, if you get my meaning.

Im not sure thats going to happen, how did you get windows installed on the first try? ed
 

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