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What do the GUIDs in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Network represent?

According to System-Defined Device Setup Classes Available to Vendors, {4d36e974-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318} is the GUID for the "Network Service" device class. Network Service Class = ...
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PowerShell, how to disable Xbox Game Bar?

These are the two powershell commands that disable Gamebar via the registry in powershell in Windows 10: Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\GameDVR' -...
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Windows Sandbox default registry values

You can achieve this by following the tutorial here. https://www.systanddeploy.com/2021/08/how-to-customize-default-windows.html In a nutshell: Mount the Windows Sandbox .vhdx. Open regedit Go to ...
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System folders (Downloads, etc.) with blank names

Folders are added to This PC via one of thwo registry keys: Machine-Wide HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\Namespace Per-User (normally empty or non-existent) HKCU:...
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I'm Using disk2vhd and virtualbox. How do I disable Windows XP IDE checks so that it starts up without an IDE related BSOD?

For future reference, it looks like the MergeIDE utility is just a .reg and .bat file. For anyone who is unable to start the original machine, try downloading MergeIDE, extracting the files, and ...
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Disable Outlook "Top Results" / "show most relevant search results on top" via PowerShell / Registry / Group Policy

Based on my research on the below registry: Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\office\16.0\outlook\Search\SearchTopResults When the value of SearchTopResults is set to 1, the "...
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Rename Application option in "Open With" menu

I had the same problem with a different program, Codesys. I have to have different versions of it for different projects and I need to be able to choose which one to use to open each project I open. ...
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Trouble with registry key updating/uninstalling iTunes

I am finally able to solve it! Using the method with PSTools as described here I was able to run Registry Editor as the SYSTEM account, assigning Full Control permissions to Everyone on the ...
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enable Google Chrome policies otherwise only available with Active Directory

We can fake the domain enrollment as shown in this article. Supported in various Windows 10 and 11 editions except Home. Make a system restore point or a backup first Save the following code into a &...
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How to collapse all trees in registry editor?

In the tree (not the location bar), select any key then press Shift+Home on the keyboard to get to “Computer” on the tree. Click on the left arrows to close whatever you want.
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Restore Classic System Properties [Control Panel]

The old interface is still accessible by running this command from Start/Run dialog: shell:::{bb06c0e4-d293-4f75-8a90-cb05b6477eee} Maybe you can try AutoHotkey to launch the above command when the ...
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Restore Classic System Properties [Control Panel]

This is one of the settings in the Explorer Patcher program, as documented in its wiki.
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its possible, and how if yes, create exceptions for ValidateAdminCodeSignatures registry value enabled?

If the requirement is only that the .exe must be signed, you can sign the software yourself: Create a code-signing certificate, e.g. using PowerShell's New-SelfSignedCertificate or other tools. (It's ...
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its possible, and how if yes, create exceptions for ValidateAdminCodeSignatures registry value enabled?

I found an easy solution here: GitHub ─ bypassUAC the commandis simple, just need Command Prompt: cmd /min /C "set __COMPAT_LAYER=RUNASINVOKER && start "" "~\path\...
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Add context menu items to specific file extensions

There's a freeware (portable) which does this registry edit, and that function at least seems to work on Windows 10: https://defaultprogramseditor.com/
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How can I turn on the HDR Windows setting on an unsupported display by force?

Yes, you can. You are going to need software named CRU then you are going to need to edit some options at monitor you are going to test. Go to Extension blocks and double-click on cta-861, it will ...
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How to disable editing registry by standard user in Win 7

Windows 7 Home Premium handles users in different way than Professional or Ultimate. Test the settings like this. 1.) Control panel => User Accounts => Manage Accounts => Create New Account 2....
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Default windows hidden files systems

Is there a way to lookup all the files contained in that partition? Use the following PowerShell command: [System.IO.Directory]::GetFiles("\\.\\pipe\\") Source: How can I get a list of all ...
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