This sounds like security settings under local policies are being over written by the Domain Policies. If so, they aren't going to risk opening up their policy settings so that you can do a "work related" thing. It could cause vulnerabilities on the systems and put your system at risk of being hacked. When you work for a big company, these policies are ...
In my case, the A media driver your computer needs is missing error was caused by incorrectly flashed .iso image on the USB flash drive.
The incorrectly flashed image, which booted just fine but later gave the error showed up as a single line in the boot menu, looking like this:
While the correctly flashed image showed up as two separate partitions, ...
So the solution to my particular case required a modification to the registry, but a relatively easy and benign change that is easily reversible.
Open regedit.exe and go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanWorkstation\Parameters and do the following:
Warning: You should take a backup of the entire registry, or at least take a ...
The solution seems to be as follows: the Windows Sidebar in Windows Vista has code in the Registry. The executable needs to be registered using the command sidebar.exe /regserver after adding the registry keys for the Windows Sidebar. After that, all the gadgets will work.
The folder C:\Users\<user name> is called the User Profile Folder in Windows.
You may move this folder elsewhere using this procedure:
Sign out pf the user account in question and sign in to another administrator account
Open a command prompt and enter the command below:
wmic useraccount get name,SID
Make a note of the SID of the user
Open regedit ...
@gronostaj's suggestion in the comments to use the charms menu was useful to me even though it doesn't technically meet the parameters specified in the question. I thought I'd write a brief answer explaining how to maximize its efficiency:
You can quickly access the charms menu by using the shortcut Windows+C and then pressing ↓ twice and then Enter to ...
In the text fields or in text editor, generally cursor does not display correctly.
It can be fixed with below steps.
Click on Start > Type 'Mouse' and open it
in the 'Mouse Properties' > Go to 'Pointers'
in the 'Customize' field, scroll down and select 'Text Select' > Then click on 'Browse'
in the new opened 'Browse' window, select any mouse cursor icon ...
Starting in Q4 2018, Microsoft has started rolling out a Battery Limit feature for Surface devices, enabled via the UEFI bios:
It is not fully-featured because it setts battery charging to 50% rather than allowing selection of an arbitrary ...
Turns out my default profile folder (Users\Default) had incorrect access permissions for some reason, so Windows was unable to copy it over to the new profile using the newly created account. I successfully logged in after fixing that.
Another issue was that you have to add the user to "Users" group after removing him from administrators. The following line ...