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Group policy: deploying a space as a registry value

I am trying to use Group policy preferences to deploy a registry key that has an empty space as its only value (one press of the space bar). I am using: User Configuration -> Preferences -> Windows ...
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Force HKEY_CURRENT_USER to update from HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT

I have a box that has settings for users at HKEY_USERS.DEFAULT\ControlPanel\Accessibility. When a user logs onto that box, they are assigned these settings. The problem I am having is that two ...
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Hidden registry settings

Scenario: I'm performing a configuration audit on a server that's joined to the domain. For the mandatory security configuration settings, there are group policies defined and being pushed out to ...
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When logging on to my Remote Desktop server I get the error “The Group Policy Client service failed the logon. Access is denied”

Steps to recreate the issue... (Windows 2008 Server - DC, and Windows 7 as the client box) 1) Create a new user in the domain. Example: user1 2) Set the user's "Remote Desktop Services User ...
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How to uninstall all Citrix driver from Windows Server 2008 R2 Guest if BSOD on safe mode?

I use Citrix XenServer 5.5 and on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Guest there is installed Xentools 5.5, for a year all works well. After a restart we get a BSOD with Stop Code 7B, it is a problem with the ...
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Windows server 2008 R2 error running vbscript from Registry at startup

I have a simple vbscript which runs an Exe program both vbscript and exe program are in the same folder c:\xxx, i want this script to run every time the machine restarts as we have 40 servers and ...
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New property for indexing service on Windows Server 2008 - Where to put registery entry

I'm trying to set up a new property in the indexing service for Server 2008. I've followed the tutorial here http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/19540/Microsoft-Indexing-Service-How-To which is all ...
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Remote hosts accessing AD's registry

I have a situation here. I have an intrusion detection system and it constantly alerts me that a remote host is accessing our AD's registry remotely. Our remote hosts are mainly Windows XP and our ...
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NTUSER.DAT and UsrClass.dat files building up by the thousands, why and can I delete?

I've noticed that my web server, 2008 Xen VM, gradually loosing free space - more than I would of though from normal use and decided to investigate. There are two problem areas: ...
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Enable usr account external hardisk? [closed]

I have a Windows 2008 installation on an external harddisk, it turns out that my account is disabled on this external harddisk. Can I enable this account again? For example by booting into my default ...
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Is there a registry key change that will by-pass the Windows Domain Join Welcome page?

I'm scripting some Windows Server 2008 R2 builds using Power Shell. Some software needs to be installed after the server has joined the domain. Since I want to automate everything, I'm looking to ...
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Is it possible, via GPO or other method, to turn Internet Explorer's intranet compatibility mode OFF across a domain?

Our school's VLE has a few problems when running in IE8/IE9's Compatibility View. Mainly it causes difficulties with uploading files. This problem is easily remedied by un-ticking the Display ...
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What could cause a program to stay in “Add/Remove Programs” even after removing from registry

Trying to manually remove an entry from Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs. (custom software, not MS KB patch or windows component and not doing anyting 'funky' like trying to stop itself form ...
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2008 r2 member server cannot enable admin auto logon

I am automating a set of procedures to configure several servers. These procedures include several reboots. To solve this in pre 2008 builds we set the reg keys ...
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FullArmor ADMX Editor: Does it work correctly/well for admx files?

I am currently creating some admx files. I found the FullArmor ADMX Migrator from Microsoft which also includes an ADMX editor. However, when using this editor I found the outputs quite strange. For ...
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VBScript gets opened in text editor instead of being executed

I'm part of a Windows Server 2008 domain. There's a login script (supposedly configured to execute on login via GPO) that sets permissions for network shares. However, instead of being executed, it's ...
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What is the locations of the registry files in Windows 2008 R2

Looking for the physical files the Windows 2008 R2 server registry. Does anyone know their location and names?
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Registry entry missing for msexchangeDSAccess exchange 2010

After running exbpa i received a notification for PDC emulator is not excluded active directory access (ADAccess) topology with the value for minuserdc is missing after researching how to fix, I am ...
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Making sure a batch is run with admin privileges

We use batch files to do simple installations of COM servers - mainly a few file copies and regsvr32s. Since regsvr32 writes to the registry's local machine hive, the batch must be run with ...
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Uncheck Automatically detect proxy for Terminal Server users via GPO

Good morning, I have a registry key that changes local users Internet Explorer LAN Settings to uncheck the "Automatically detect settings" tickbox. When I add this policy to the Terminal Servers ...
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Reg Query Issues

I have a batch script that does reporting on our systems and part of it queries the registry for information. The script fails to get the key's value when its ran by the system, but whenever I run ...
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Apply Registry or ADM to Group Policy for Login to Specific Servers

I have some Windows 2008 Server terminal services servers that run a shared app. Unfortunately, to operate correctly the app has some HKEY_CURRENT_USER settings that need written to each user's ...
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Disabling “MyApp has stopped working” dialog

When an application crashes on Windows Server 2008 SP1, I get this message box: MyApp has stopped working Windows is searching for a solution... How can I prevent this message box from appearing? ...