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{DUPLICATE POST} edit registry...HELP!

Q: {DUPLICATE POST} edit registry...HELP!

Db, I don't know what I'm doing. I am new at this. Where do I type in HKEY_CURRENT etc.I meant to look in files, and typed in on the computer search. Will it be the same process to delete entries I use in the files/folders?

Preferred Solution: {DUPLICATE POST} edit registry...HELP!

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

A: {DUPLICATE POST} edit registry...HELP!

Take a look at your original post for some suggestions.


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Don't know what is going on??
Will incluce the email message I am receiving over & over again, have never had this happen before.
Scanned my computer for viruses, (none) but just received another one of these,
Is it something from your end???
Need help on this people

A:Getting duplicate & more duplicate copies of reply to post!! ???

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I am having the one of the worst pc problem i have faced.....
It all started with my pc restarting(it was a power failure) to show boot device failure, insert system disk, i tried everything, from unplugging usb devices to re inserting sata cables but to no avail, now when i try to reinstall windows the setup recognizes all my partitions but refuses to install into any of them, ubuntu only recognizes one of my hard disk and partition( i have 1 big 500 g hdd as 1 part, and 2 250 g hdds in raid 0). I tried booting from my bart pe created windows live cds but they dont detect any partitions what so ever, windows 7 dvd's repair utility can access my file structure when i browse for drivers, but it wont repair the problem, nor will it install.
Please Help!

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a connection issue caused a duplicate post....I have edited it to delete the substantive material

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But nobody has answered it in the security forum. here goes:

Pesky problem w/ information bar


I think I understand how all of this works, but apparently I'm missing something. My information bar warns me that my browser does not allow activex controls and this page may not display correctly. The page is in my trusted zone, and I have ActiveX enabled. When I click the bar, nothing happens. It's my webmail inbox page! I've tried resetting the options to 'prompt' and then back again, just to see what would happen, Nothing I change w/ ActiveX changes this behaviour. Out of frustration, I finally removed Norton Internet Security 2005 (took 3 reboots). I installed ZoneAlarm internet security today - problem persists. I also use spybot and ad-aware. I *think* I've checked everything in both of those programs and don't see any setting that would cause this. I've run registry mechanic also.

Possibly related - today I joined a C++ developers forum, and can't login. I keep getting the message the "this site uses cookies, you must have cookies enabled to login". Well, I have cookies enabled for my trusted zone. (I added the forum to my trusted zone). I've even tried accepting all cookies, 3rd party or 1st, doesn't matter, can't login. I added the site to my ZA sites list and enabled all of the cookies there, doesn't matter, can't login.

This is really starting to frustrate me. I f... Read more

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Duplicate post, please delete

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I made a typo on a post of mine on Tech Support Guy. How can I edit this post?


A:Solved: Edit my post

After posting your post there should be an edit link in the lower right of the post. There you could edit your post. .

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A:Solved: Edit my post

when you open your post you should see it next to quote and reply.

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We are installing a printer with a Windows
NT server and a laptop as a work station. We
can print without going through the internet
ok but when trying to use ipp adresses and
subnets and gateways there appears to be no
communicating. The NT is version 4. I was also told there is something called Web Share
that may resolve this. Can anyone advise how
this is set-up.
Thanks Very Much

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Ok, I have a 56k 3Com US Robotics internal modem. Prior to getting AOL ( ), the modem software could set the volume of the modem - now it doesnt !

I went in to modem>properties>connection>advanced and changed the extra settings to M0 (thats M zero) so taht the modem is quiet upon connection. HOwever, AOL seems to over-ride this and makes a loud connection noise anyway.

Anyone know how to fix this ?

A:Modem noise and AOL (not a duplicate post btw)

Try placing a ATM0 in place of the M0. I believe AT is like saying "attention modem" and then your command to it is "modem sound off". Its a long shot, but worth a try.

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please delete this is duplicate post.

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My posting rules say I can edit my own posts. I'm not seeing it.

Moderator can delete this after I find the solution.

I'm just not seeing anywhere a link to edit my new post.

Sorry for newbie question.

A:ok I didn't want to post this but how do I edit my own posts???

Hi Dennis,

One can edit their own posts, but only for a few minutes and then you can't edit the post anymore. I don't remember the edit time limit right now, but if my memory is correct, something like ten minutes or so to edit before it locks.

If you have something that needs edited and it is major, then ask a moderator for help or to assist you. If not a real major issue, just put another post below the one you can't edit with a note and corrected/additional information and let it go at that so all can see what changes you have made.

Hope this helps you.

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I hope somebody can help me. I just found the W-BOOT-B Virus on my computer, and my anti-virus program did not completely get rid of it! Does anyone know of a patch or download that I can use to get rid of this virus? Can't use my computer, it won't boot properly. I can get to Safe Mode with some trying, so would be able to try to fix it if I knew of some way to download something on a floppy from my other computer (this virus is on my second computer). Thanks ANYONE!
Oh, and I am NOT an advanced user, so hopefully the fix will be an easy one? Yikes!


Take a look here for your answer. http://vil.nai.com/vil/default.asp
Or http://www.symantec.com/resource.html

Good luck.

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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?

A:edit registry

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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?

A:Need to edit one registry key from dos

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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
@=?Photoshop Icon Handler?
@=?C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\PSICON.DLL?

A: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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can i edit registry without admin or power user rights

A: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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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.

A:registry edit

I didnt think you could disable it !

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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.

A: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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Is there any way to edit the registry with dos?

A:Edit Registry

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

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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:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Internet Security 2006\pccguide.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.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
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft... Read more

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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}

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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
@=”Photoshop Icon Handler”
@=”C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\PSICON.DLL”

A: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



@=&#8221;Photoshop Icon Handler&#8221;

@=&#8221;C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Common Files\\Adobe\\Shell\\PSICON.DLL&#8221;



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 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.

A: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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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??

A:edit registry?

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While cleaning out my reg 4 old left over entries i came across duplicate entries ie HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppManager followed by HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppManager.1 where the only difference is in the "original entry" there is a "curver" key pointing to the second key. my question is do i bother deleting the second entry and getting rid of the "curver" key in the first entry? if so, is there a fast way to do this as there ALOT of these entries? has to be slowing down my machine thanx 4 ur help and suggestions

A:Duplicate Registry entries

I don't have a definite answer to your question but have you tried this reg tool:-


I have found it really helpful and it may provide you with the answer you are looking for.

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xp pro sp3. I am missing some registry entries needed to run system restore. I downloaded a registry patch from Microsoft which has these missing entries as well as some of the needed entries which are already in my registry. Should I a; run the patch as is and thereby create some duplicates, and then delete the duplicates, or b; delete all the entries first and then run the patch,or c; edit the patch to remove what would become duplicates. Perhaps any of these would do the job, but when it comes to registry editing I like to be extra careful. Since my system restore isn't working, I can't make a backup of my registry unless I install some third party program which I don't want to do. esmo

A:duplicate entries in xp registry

Erunt is an excellent program to have on your computer anyway.


Very useful if you are going near the registry, a great backup tool.

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Could you delete my question starting "SCATSCAPE..., or edit the title word for me? I tried to but couldn't.
Should read SATSCAPE

A:Moderator ... could u delete, or edit my post down this forum?


One of the best ways to get a Mods attention, is to use the Report option. Its near where the Edit option is when you want to edit your message.

Just mention that you would like it changed, and they will do it.



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Hi everyone. On various forums I visit, I use the Quick Reply feature. Well, I seem to have found a bug that is not specific to any one forum as it occurs on multiple forums that I visit. It is a bug with the Quick Reply feature. When using Quick Reply, I get an error saying that what I just posted is a duplicate of another post. Thing is, I didn't click the submit button twice or anything like that. I click one time and let it do its thing. I am not sure what is going on.

Anyway, I am using Mozilla Firefox

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For some reason I'm not able to use my email when responding to email address links. Until this morning this wasn't a problem. I get an error message: "Can't write the item."
I have not intentionally made any changes to my settings.

A:[Duplicate post] Outlook 2000 email problems


Closing this duplicate

Get free stuff and help out a poor computer tech
(4/29 free $5 added - free computer headset ends 4/30!):

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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

A: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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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?

A: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,

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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

A:Registry edit without regedit

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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

A:[SOLVED] Help edit my registry please

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

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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:

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

A:registry edit problems

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


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'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!


A: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.


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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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?

A:Registry Edit for Startup

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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.

A:Doesn't let me 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.

A:how to edit registry in dos prompt?

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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

A: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:


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 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


A:Edit registry error

bump, please help

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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


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:\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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A:PC unstable after a registry edit

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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:


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?

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


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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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.

A:Registry edit/maintenance

Stay with CCleaner, safe and easy on resources.

Who are they and them your talking about?

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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)?


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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

A: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
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