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If I think I understand what you are saying, the registry is kept in %SystemRoot%\System32\config whilst individual users settings are located at %UserProfile%\Ntuser.dat. If I have got the wrong end of the stick here, please rephrase your question and I will be happy to help.


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This cannot be done using regedit.exe itself or any of its command line parameters. However, Microsoft offers regjump.exe, a small utility (previously from SysInternals) that can be used to open the registry editor to a specified key. Once you install this you can open to specified key like so: regjump HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows or ...


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I have good experience with Default Programs Editor - "powerful, multi-featured file association utility for Windows". Free and small, no install needed. I googled it while I was looking for some user-friendly way to change file icons :-)


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Hold The Windows Key and hit R Now type "regedit" Now hit Return. Bam, it's open. Take care. This has worked since Windows 95 (maybe earlier, can't recall), and will almost certainly continue to work until the registry is abandoned.


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Another install of Windows or WinPE would work fine. Once it's booted, go to the command prompt and do something like this: reg load hklm\Old_System C:\Windows\System32\Config\System reg load hklm\Old_Software C:\Windows\System32\Config\Software if you need your user settings: reg load hku\Old_User C:\Users\Jack\ntuser.dat The registries can them be ...


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You would set up a profile. All commands in the profile are executed every time you start a PowerShell session. There are different profiles for user, machine, etc. As described on MSDN: Understanding the Profiles You can have four different profiles in Windows PowerShell. The profiles are listed in load order. The most specific profiles have ...


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You can do this by creating a simple VBScript on your desktop, without installing any additional software. The script simply sets the "last used" key in the registry, before then opening it. Open Notepad, stick this into it and save it as FooBar.vbs for example: Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") WshShell.RegWrite ...


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If you mean Favorites that you've added in Regedit itself, they can be found under: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Regedit\Favorites You can export the entire key and back up the .REG file.


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I suggest you never use registry cleaners. If your computer is running fine at the moment, don't mess with the registry. The risk of a serious problem caused by a registry cleaner erroneously removing an entry you need is far greater than any potential benefit it may have. I recommend you reading this thread from Microsoft Answers. Furthermore, Mark ...


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For anyone interested, here's the .reg file to add this functionality to the windows context menu: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Shell] @="none" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\gitBashHere] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell\gitBashHere] "Icon"="C:\\icons\\git-gui.ico" "MUIVerb"="git bash here" ...


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It's not a valid 32-bit file because C:\Windows\regedit.exe is a 64-bit executable. The 32-bit version is C:\Windows\SysWow64\regedit.exe. I can confirm that neither will run if copied out of their default location. Win7 does some magic under the covers. If you run regedit from a 32-bit process then you'll get the 32-bit exe from C:\Windows\SysWow64. If ...


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The BSOD happens because Windows doesn't have the proper driver installed; or is trying to use the wrong driver to read the file system. The difference between your issue and the articles is that in the article, nothing was enabled. Not AHCI, nor RAID. The only way I know around this is to re-install everything, but I am sure there are a few hacks around it. ...


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Ouch. When tinkering with the registry I'd always back it up first. However, these are the two entires on my laptop, Windows 7 Professional, 32-Bit.


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Well the trouble would be that all these programs would implement systray notifications (Things you know as System Tray icons) in a different manner and thus can not be universally removed. (Merely hidden) However, for your uTorrent problem, the boss-key (wiki: what is a boss-key?) might be a solution for you...


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\REGISTRY\A is a hidden registry hive for use by Windows Store apps (aka Metro-style apps).


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What does the path '\REGISTRY\A\…' in Sysinternals Procmon log mean? Could you please explain what part of the registry it is? Can I see it using Regedit or some other utility? Can I access it programmatically? I can’t reproduce what you are seeing on my system, but I can tell you how you can find out what it is on yours. You can see a list of all ...


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Load the necessary registry hives: in Registry Editor (regedit), select either HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_USERS, then click File → Load Hive, open the hive file, and input a temporary name for it; in command line, use reg load HKLM\temp-name path-to-hive or reg load HKU\temp‑name path-to-hive. The hive files are located in: most of ...


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To disable system tray icons on Windows XP / Vista Open up regedit.exe on Run box option. Navigate down to following registry key : HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer check if the DWORD entry NoTrayItemsDisplay is already available in the left panel,if NoTrayItemDisplay available. Change the ...


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The quick answer, you're pretty much there. Check value of Current in the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Select. This will tell you which of the CurrentControlSet00X's you need to make your change in. For example, if Current is set to 2, you need to edit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet002 with your changes. The way it works is this: Windows ...


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Non-administrators have the same registry 'read' rights as administrators. You also have full write access (Full Control) to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER key. To open the registry: Open the Windows Start Menu Type in "regedit" and press 'Enter' on the keyboard Workstations which are a member of a domain will prompt for a password - just enter the password for ...


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this is the system key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Uninstall] this is the user key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Uninstall] for more info read this article


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The Reg command does what you require.


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Ok, folks. Here's what I had to do: Go to the Control Panel -> Unistall programs and remove avg search tool: that's where it was, even though it was in my IE -> Tools -> Manage add-ons, I couldn't edit it because of the disabled 'remove' button when clicking on the avg search tool add-on. (also, since this was a clean new install of Windows 7, I'm not sure ...


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The "undo" function is RegEdit is importing a previous backup that you've made of the registry. As you know, you're supposed to back up the registry each time before you make modifications. The simplest way is to right-click on the root subkey you're about to modify, and click "Export". To replace things to the way they were, navigate to where you saved ...


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Use Sysinternals Process Monitor to see to where in the registry the application tries to access (as a normal user). Set a filter to the process name and watch only registry activity (disable network,file, etc....) Then look for the Access Denied messages (in the result column) and set permissions to those registry locations. Please be careful....


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The NTUSER.DAT file is in your user folder. In Windows 7 and Windows Vista, user folders are at C:\Users\USER_NAME. You might not see it in explorer but it' there. It will be locked if you are logged on as the user you are trying to access, so you could use another user with administrative rights to save it. Read more: What Is the NTUSER.DAT File? | ...


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if i'm going to use Display Properties, it'll show at once. what i've noticed is that changes will take effect real time if it's a .bmp file and not for .jpg images. That's because Windows does not support anything but bitmaps for the wallpaper (yes, even in Windows 7). When you set a jpeg, gif, png, etc. as the wallpaper, Windows first converts it to ...


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In regedit, there are three settings in the registry correlated to changes in the speed setting of mouse control panel: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse\MouseSpeed HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse\MouseThreshold1 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Mouse\MouseThreshold2 The MouseSpeed key maxes at 2 from control panel, and increasing this above 2 ...


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You're looking for the "never group taskbar buttons" feature. HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\TaskbarGlomLevel = 00000002 See KnifeySpoony's comment on an article about Windows 7 taskbar buttons at HowToGeek for more information. TaskbarGlomLevel – Changes the grouping so that the windows do not turn into squares ...


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The problem is that you are attempting to mount the LOG file. You need to mount ntuser.dat, not ntuser.dat.log. Like you said above, you were able to mount the hive successfully, so there’s no problem; there is no problem with the log file being empty, it just means that pending registry changes were flushed to the hive when you last shut down. [1][2][3][4] ...



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