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Determine what has changed a specific key on Windows registry

History : My C drive disappeared from "Computer" on my Win7. After fixing it a couple of days ago by changing a registry key, I notice today that my C drive has disappeared AGAIN. ...
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1answer
47 views

SSH: how to display a given windows registry settings?

I have 2 virtual machines: VM 1: Windows XP VM 2: Ubuntu I access to Windows XP from Ubuntu using SSH. Is there a command I can run via SSH on Ubuntu to display the settings of a given Windonws ...
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1answer
56 views

How to monitor Windows server Registry changes [closed]

Hi i want tools or audit policy that can help me to track all changes made to windows server registry (include who done the change - what is the old value -what is new value -change type {delete ...
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2answers
397 views

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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0answers
56 views

Differentiating between “Not Defined” and some other value in registry key for group policy objects

So here is what I am trying to do: I have set a certain group policy setting to 'Enabled' and it gets reflected in corresponding registry key Now, I go and edit in the group policy editor and set it ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Unable to modify registry as admin on Windows 2012

On Windows 2012, I'm trying to change the AppIDFlags value in the registry key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\{E62A7A31-6025-408E-87F6-81AEB0DC9347} to allow interaction with the desktop as documented here: ...
2
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0answers
86 views

Change TCP wait for ACK timeouts in Win7/WinServer

Is there any possibility to change default wait for ACK timeout in TCP network on Windows 7 or Windows Server ? I'm using very slow network ( 1200 bps ) and want to tweak TCP. When using default ...
1
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1answer
427 views

How can I unload multiple registry hives in PowerShell? (Access Denied error)

I've loaded dozens of registry hives as HKLM:\temp_$username\. Now when I try to run ls HKLM:\temp_* | %{reg unload $_} I get ERROR: Access is denied. I'm running PowerShell with elevated priveleges ...
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3answers
1k views

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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1answer
197 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
105 views

Corrupted Windows Update Service Security Registry Key

I have a corrupted security key in the registry (Windows XP) for the windows update service. I noticed that I can copy a security key from another service and move and replace it with the corrupted ...
1
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3answers
668 views

How can I deploy a single .reg file so that it can be stored to a whole bunch of different USER accounts on a non-domain terminal server?

There is a software tweak that I have to make for all users on a terminal server system, that is not available to me as a group policy option, but which exists as a key in regedit under ...
0
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1answer
170 views

Windows 2003 registry setting DST

On Windows 7, you can use this key to enable/disable DST settings in the registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation Value Name: DynamicDaylightTimeDisabled Value ...
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0answers
46 views

Registry change on a key a server does not have

I have written a script that queries the registry on multiple servers looking for specific keys (dealing with iSCSI). After the query, I need to make changes to some of the keys in: ...
3
votes
5answers
3k views

How to disable Java across all browsers via registry?

With the known Java threat on the loose, I've pushed a GPO to disable Java within IE. However, I'd like to disable Java across all browsers. Java provides documentation on how to do this via their ...
2
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1answer
468 views

How to correct “No value could be found for (Allowhotkey) that satisfies all lockdown requirements.”?

After updating a Windows XP SP3 machine to Citrix Receiver v3.3, the user is unable to launch any published applications. The error they got is: No value could be found for (Allowhotkey) that ...
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0answers
510 views

Disabling all write (cd burning) permissions for a specific group of users on all CD/DVD drives mounted in Windows XP Pro SP3

I want all users within 'Restricted' user group (Windows XP Professional SP3) to be able to read from CDs/DVDs they insert. I don't want these users to be able to burn any CDs/DVDs using CDRW/DVDRW ...
1
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0answers
51 views

Block or disable Ad-hoc connection

Is there any GPO or registry setting to block Ad-hoc connection in Window XP and Window 7. Please note that, We can't block Wireless connection, as user goes out of Office, for meeting client. I have ...
5
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1answer
686 views

Powershell Registry value to be used as variable

I am looking on how to return one value from the registry. I only want the AGENTGUID value from this command. $reg=reg query "\\$computer\HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Network Associates\ePolicy ...
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votes
3answers
530 views

Remove Legal Notice IN Registry [closed]

I have a very slow laptop that I need to reboot 3 times a day. It is connected to a Windows domain. I have managed to get it to auto-logon, but I still get prompted to hit ok after reading a legal ...
0
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1answer
335 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
552 views

Can i get Source Path of Installed application?

is there any way to know that form which path an application was installed. for example I have firefox.exe in D:\Downloads\App\firefox.exe and when I install it, it is installed in C:\Program ...
6
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2answers
914 views

Sending DHCP specific vendor options to a Windows server

My goal is send some information (url and a one-time token) to a windows machine. It's working fine for GNU/Linux servers because I get the information from /var/lib/dhcp/dhcp.lease or similar. This ...
1
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1answer
328 views

Identifiying weird chinese registry entries in CurrentControlSet\Services

I noticed chinese characters inside my register under HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services. Inside these there was nothing. I googled the strings and found nothing. Anyway for me to identify these? ...
2
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3answers
432 views

Is there any way to read system hive files within a booted system?

Is there any way to get a copy of %systemroot%\system32\config\system, once the system is up and running? I know the OS puts a lock on this file to keep it from getting trashed, but all I need is to ...
1
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1answer
1k views

domain user disabling screensaver

I have the following situation: Due to security reasons the screensaver is activated after 10 minutes, and immediately locks the screen. There are GPOs preventing the user from changing the ...
3
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2answers
8k views

Delete registry key via CMD script?

I'm want to edit an already production .cmd script file, to have the script delete a certain registry key in the Windows registry. Firstly, is this even possible, and secondly (if that's not ...
1
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2answers
418 views

Can't install Tortoise SVN 1.7.3 on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to install just the Tortoise SVN client on my windows server 2008 R2 and get the following error message: Could not create key: ...
1
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4answers
2k views

How can I automate pulling files via putty's psftp?

I have a Windows Server 2003 box and it is using psftp to connect to a remote linux machine and download files every hour. I have two main challenges with this machine: First Scheduled tasks are ...
6
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2answers
5k views

Change Permissions on Registry key via Command line

I am trying to edit this registry key via the command line - been searching around for ages but can't find anything. Really stuck at the moment so any help would be appreciated a lot. I do not mind ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Enable Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration via Registry?

I need turn on Internet Enhanced Security feature, and need to do so using entries in the registry. In my server this is working fine, I have tried to fine the relevant paths in the registry without ...
1
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1answer
455 views

Change Registry Value Command Line

Is there a way to set a registry value with a command line without using a .reg file to import it? I've looked over the reg and regedit.exe command line options, and it doesn't look like there's a ...
1
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1answer
4k views

How to check if machines are set to use a proxy (remotely)?

I have a Windows active directory domain network and a list of Windows machine names that I want to check if they are set to use a proxy (internet settings > connections > lan settings > proxy > use a ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Change file associations for all users

I have to configure a bunch of computers with Windows XP and im trying to create a script with Autoit so make my work easier. The issue is the following: I want to make certain extensions to open ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Group Policy for Multiple SNMP Permitted Managers

I have a group policy to add the IP of a permitted SNMP Manager: How would I alter this to add additional permitted managers (More IPs)?
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2answers
961 views

How can I script an HKCU setting for a handful of users on a specific server who don't have profiles?

Here's what I would do manually: Log onto a server with Account1 to create its Windows profile. Start Internet Explorer. Click Tools > Internet Options > Advanced > Uncheck "Check for publisher's ...
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1answer
1k views

Windows TcpNumConnections registry key

I hope this question isn't out of place here, but can anyone explain to me what the 'TcpNumConnections' registry key does? The description has me confused; I'm not sure what Microsoft means by ...
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2answers
941 views

How to Force Closing of Registry Key Handles in Windows 7?

This was an issue I experienced a lot more often in Windows XP. I thought I would be rid of now, but I was wrong. It appears some applications, specifically ones related to services, in our case ...
0
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2answers
647 views

HOWTO: registry settings for domain user for specific user\computer combination

I have two groups of computers (regular and hardened) and two groups of users (regular and administrators) and I need to have different registry settings for each combination (mostly windows policy ...
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1answer
1k views

trying to set and use a password via commandline using ultraVNC on windows server 2003 vnc

Okay, so I installed ultravnc on windows server 2003. It uses the ultravnc.i.i file to store password and configuration information. But I'd like to be able to set the password using the command ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Using *.reg files for defining Environment variable on windows

I am preparing a set of instructions for automating an installation of some application on our team's computers and as part of that automation I need to add User Environment Variables and System ...
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1answer
856 views

how to find all registry symbolic links?

There is a method to see if a registry key is a symbolic link?
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1answer
145 views

Windows Vista/7 Registry Issue

I've been given the task of modifying a batch file for the installation of our software that sets certain registry values. The modification has to do with differences in the registry between Windows ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Automated method to convert .reg registry file to reg.exe commands

Occasionally I need to put registry entries into batch files to use in login scripts, unattended installers, etc. While it's pretty easy to add one or two registry commands to a batch file using ...
5
votes
5answers
149 views

Changed value in Registry

Is there an application to track the changed reg key value, once we change setting in application?
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1answer
2k views

Silent registry changes on Windows 7

I apologize if this is listed elsewhere, but I truly couldn't find it. Does anyone know how to silently modify registry keys in Windows 7? I've tried running regedit with the /S command line switch, ...
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2answers
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Removing/hiding the option to “safely remove USB devices” via GPO and registry

I ave already gone through http://serverfault.com/questions/12833/how-to-prevent-windows-from-safely-removing-hardware and it has a registry based solution for WinXP, however what I am after is: 1. a ...
3
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3answers
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Is it possible to reset FTDI virtual com ports enumeration, we easily get hundreds of COM ports in production environment

When producing devices that use a FTDI USB to serial chip to communicate with a Windows host, we get hundreds of COM-ports, since Windows seems to just increase the port number each time a new FTDI ...
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2answers
1k views

SNMP Community String Permissions

I am looking at deploying SNMP Settings for windows servers via Group Policy and have an administrative template prepared. However I am noting strange behaviour when applying the policy. Two ...
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1answer
1k views

How to mass-reset the owner of registry keys?

After installing Crystal Reports 8 on a Windows Server 2008 machine, many ActiveX related keys have no owner set and thus it is impossible to register certain ActiveX controls on that machine ever ...