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can you control services and programs that start up in OS X?

Went from windows to OS X. Need to find a program that will let me edit what programs and services start up when I boot OS X. In windows there are many ways that I know of. service manager in ...
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Is it possible to run a script on Windows boot as admin by adding it into a “Current Version\Run” registry key of the user “NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM”?

This is the Windows registry autorun key for my current (administrator group) user: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and this one is for the "NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM" ...
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Error message “This version of Windows is not authentic”

I have been using Windows 7 on my computer for about 2 years and for about a year, I have this message appearing. It started after I did some hardware upgrade. My search on the web indicates that an ...
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1answer
697 views

Motorola MC3190 - Windows CE 6.0 configure device time through registry

I have to configure a Motorola MC3190 running Windows CE 6.0 to use a time server to automatically set the time after a cold boot, including the timezone. This is my current configuration, found in ...
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Windows Registry file edited with two different tools, different results [closed]

I am trying two different tools to edit and remove all nodes from a Windows registry hive: chntpw which was essentially designed to edit password (SAM) files, but now has an interactive shell to ...
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1answer
476 views

Checklist to configure programs to (not) run at startup in windows 8

I'm asking specifically for Asus Splendid, I'd like to run it whenever I want so that it does not start every time I start windows. I know it's a program that is started because the screen looks ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 x64 not booting properly

I'm not really sure "what" happened to my newly mounted pc. The only thing I know is that it could be either a REGISTRY problem or a HDD failure. The "why" is because I accidentally removed almost ...
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969 views

Where are disabled autostart programs stored? Somewhere in the registry?

I know that the programs that run with Windows are stored in the registry under (inn both HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CURRENT_USER): - /Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run - ...
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Is there a way to restore software classes registry keys

I accidentally deleted registry keys under hkey_current_user>software>classes. The classes folder got completely deleted. The moment I did that system stopped functioning properly. And, since then ...
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1answer
196 views

Mysterious Windows 7 Autorun Location [duplicate]

I have Acer Aspire One A521 with brand new SSD disk, on which I've just installed brand new Windows 7 HE 64. After installing system I installed all drivers, including Conexant audio driver. Starting ...
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1answer
468 views

What to change in the registry to boot Windows from a PCIe Sata controller?

What to change in the registry to boot Windows from a PCIe Sata controller? I have an intel mainboard that supports only 3GB Sata. I want to upgrade it to 6GB Sata with a controller like this: ...
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1answer
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How to disable Explorer.exe for given user?

I know the shell registry key to disable it but I don't understand how to disable for specific user. Consider the situation where administrator cannot login user account but want to change user ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows: how to boot my program on startup?

I've made my app called myapp.exe. I've also added a registry key in: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce ...
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598 views

How can I restore the registry keys from another C drive on Windows 7 64-bit?

I ran Uniblue registry booster on my system which was working fine. It did a full back up of the registry keys. Now I cannot boot from that disk. I also cannot get into the BIOS! To restore the ...
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3answers
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How to access Windows Registry from actual real MS-DOS

How to access Windows Registry from DOS? I need to access registry from DOS, while I boot from DOS bootable disk. I've searched all the internet, and found only Offline NT Password and Registry ...
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0answers
106 views

Why does %ProgramFiles% not work in startup paths?

A program (allowing me to zoom with my trackpad) ran at startup on my computer. Then I disabled it through Administrative Tools > System Configuration > Startup. When I re-enabled it that same way it ...
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1answer
2k views

Run registry key Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to run a script on start-up using: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Reg_SZ:"C:\Temp\File.bat" It works fine on X32, but not on x64. Is there maybe a policy locking ...
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501 views

How to remove installation on startup in Windows XP?

I have tried to install SVNNotifier, but interrupted in middle of installation process and deleted installation file. And after when I start system I always receive small windows to continue ...
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139 views

Windows has to check the registry while booting

When booting Windows, I always have to check the registry and sometimes I am forced to restart the computer. In addition to re-installing my Windows, is there another way to cope with the registry at ...
3
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1answer
170 views

Windows 7 cannot update registry [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tracking down random BSOD on windows 7 BSOD in Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit I have Windows 7 installed in my PC. On first time start up, my system couldn't update the ...
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412 views

when Windows 7 tries to “check disk for consistency” on startup, can I make it wait more than 10 seconds?

like, how about making it count down 3600 seconds to make sure that I have time to tell it to take a hike? How does it know to wait for precisely 10?
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1answer
228 views

registry key error

When I start my computer I get a pop up – registry 2. Key_error [RegOpenKeyEx() failed: key “community” (2)] I also get the same pop up when I open Outlook. I am running Windows 7 - 64 bit. I ...
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3answers
574 views

What is the difference between Run registry key and Startup Folder (in Start Menu)?

What are true differences between the two? Both serve the same purpose: to run a program on windows startup. The obvious differences are: User can easily manage Startup Folder Run registry seems ...
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Block writing in sections of registry run, services, drivers

I'm looking for a program block (ask me for permission) writing in sections of registry Run (RunOnce), Services, Drivers. Before I used Ad-Aware 1.06, but now it's out of date. New versions Ad-Aware ...
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1answer
159 views

None of the applications in Programs->Startup and HKCU\Run start at boot

I am on a windows xp machine and all of a sudden, none of the applications in the programs -> startup, HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run and ...
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1answer
678 views

Windows Vista Corrupt Registry

I have a laptop with Windows Vista Basic. It won't boot. I have tried an automatic repair with the installation disc but the error cannot be repaired automatically. According to the test results the ...
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0answers
305 views

Why are my registry updates ( at boot ) slow?

So, for the past 6 months or so, the Windows 7 registry updates that happen at booting my laptop are going really slow. Where it usually takes a few seconds, it will now take up to 10 minutes. Any ...
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534 views

How do I make the “C:\Program Files\Microsoft” folder NOT open up on startup?

I've seen explanations for how to handle this problem, and not one of them has made any sense to me so far. Answers include comments about editing entries in "the registry" or uninstalling and ...
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2answers
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How to edit Registry from another OS Boot up

I accidentally changed one parameter in Windows and it was crashed and restarted everytime I logon. I can't go with safe mode. Restoring to Known Good Configurations doesn't work too. Unfortunately ...
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4answers
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Startup Folder, HKCU/…/Run, HKLM/…/Run. Where Else to Look to Track Down a Mysterious Login Event?

Starting around the time I installed the Office 2010 Beta, Whenever I login, Windows tries to open a file named "Bob", coincidentally the first part of my username. Selecting Notepad to open it, and ...
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How to make RivaTuner load overclocking settings from the startup folder?

RivaTuner starts through a registry entry at startup in order to load overclock settings. I want it to start from the startup folder instead. How would I do this?
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Windows refuses to boot - registry issues

A few hours ago, my system locked up all of a sudden, so I rebooted it. When booting, I got a screen telling me the file that the HKLM hive of my registry was located in was corrupt. I rebooted ...