Sunday , 30 April 2017

Windows Registry

How to disable UAC in Windows on your Computer

What is UAC? User Account Control (UAC) is a technology introduced with Microsoft’s Windows which aims to improve the security of the OS by limiting application software to standard user privileges until an administrator authorizes an increase in usage rights. In this way, only applications that the user trusts receive rights from him to perform advanced system related functions and …

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Create or Delete a Service in Windows Server

We can use sc.exe in the Windows Server 2003 to control services, create services and delete services. Since some people thought they must directly modify the registry to delete a service, I would like to share how to use sc.exe to create or delete a service without directly modifying the registry so that decreased the possibility for system failures.

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Enable Remote Desktop remotely by using the registry

To enable Remote Desktop remotely by using the registry On any computer that is running a version of Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP Professional, Windows Vista or Windows 7, open Regedit as an administrator. To open Regedit as an administrator, click Start, and then, in Start Search, type regedit. At the top of the Start menu, right-click regedit, and then click Run as administrator. In the User Account Control dialog …

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Input history on SAP GUI is not displayed on Windows 7

The SAP GUI input history is no longer working (input history is not displayed). Sometimes SAP GUI history stops working after some 3rd party software components like Adobe Reader, Irfan Viewer, have been opened in SAP GUI. The error in trace is: CSapHistoryDb::GetHistoryList: Microsoft JET Database Engine Syntax error (comma) in query expression.

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Change windows wallpaper from command line

To change windows desktop wallpaper what we normally do is right click on the desktop and go properties and so… But we can do the same by editing registry key using reg command from command line. The command is given below. reg add “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop” /v Wallpaper /t REG_SZ /d  wallpaper_path /f For example to set the image E:\photos\image1.jpg as the …

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Disable Group Policy Service on Windows 7

As an administrator, I like to have FULL control of the computer that I use everyday. Most companies deploy group policies that will set defaults to your computer, and not allow you to change those settings. This will require that you are an administrator of the computer that you are using. Open Regedit, and navigate to HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\gpsrv. Right click on …

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Fix: Error 1079 – Windows Time, Event Log, Firewall services fail to start

If you find that one of more of the following specified services may fail to start on your computer that is running Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 7, then this article may interest you. The services in question are: Windows Time  (W32Time) Windows Event Log  (eventlog) Windows Firewall  (MpsSvc) Moreover,  when you try to start the service/s …

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How To Enable Registry Editor, Folder Options, Hidden Files and Command Prompt

These days computer viruses are aplenty and while antiviruses do manage to contain them most of the times, some may make some irreversible changes to your computer, especially in the registry which maybe difficult to correct. In this tutorial we list some of these changes that you would like to reverse manually. Registry Editing Disabled In case your Registry Editor …

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