Registry

Forum discussion tagged with Registry.
  1. Question Epic Games Launcher Invalid Drive / Could not find Component

    Harddrive with Epic Games installed on it died after trying to verify a game for an extremely long period of time. (Epic games is profanity). Now I no longer can install the launcher again due to the invalid drive being missing. Did the drive letter reassign workaround and now im presented with...
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    Question I cant open apps withoot running it as admin and....

    cant open anything in Control Panel\System and Security\System such as advanced setting and remote settings im the admin account and i cant do anything with my laptop i know where the problem is and i fix it by making a reg file with this code Windows Registry Editor...
  3. tralph3

    Question What options do I have with this Windows registry entry?

    I have a Thinkpad T430 running Windows 7. The laptop has a button on the top of the keyboard literally called "Black Button". It's supposed to launch some lenovo crap, but it never really worked. So I looked online and repurposed it. Somebody said that if I add a string value into this registry...
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    Question Key From Registry Missing in DCOM

    Ok, so I've spent the last four hours trying to figure this one out. My friend has a computer that I built for him and he is running into an issue on his computer where he keeps receiving an issue in Event Viewer from the source "DistributedCOM" and is getting a specific CLSID key and an APPID...
  5. Owent10

    Question Windows can't boot after deleting upper filter in registry

    Hello, My external hard drive wasn't showing up when I plugged it into my laptop. This is because I didn't eject it properly. So I followed some steps online to make the hard drive show up on my laptop: Step 1. Hit Start, type regedt32 and click OK. Step 2. Backup your registry by going to...
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    [SOLVED] Importing registry safe?

    I got my rig professionally overclocked recently and the overclocker told me that he made many registry changes. To not lose the OS, I did a system image backup via Windows. But for more safety, I exported the registry. My question is: If I were to reinstall Windows 10, could I simply import...
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    Question "MMC could not create the snap-in" on Device Manager

    It gives me the ID {74246BFC-4C96-11D0-ABEF-0020AF6B0B7A} I made the stupid mistake of messing around with the registry despite not knowing what i was doing, and I think I've ended up with some problem with newdev.dll. I have a full back-up of my registry, but I've learnt that restoring a full...
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    Question Windows 10 Laptop Rebooting When Trying To Install Software

    I have a Windows 10 laptop, and it seems as though it has a Drive C and a Drive D. I assume they're two partitions on one physical drive, but I couldn't say for certain. When my wife set this computer up, last year, she installed some software (e.g. FileZilla, Opera, and Paint Shop Pro) on...
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    Question Copy as Path Error

    My "Copy as Path" shortcut that appears when I right-click on a file or folder in Windows Explorer no longer works. I get the following error message every time. Please help me correct this error and thanks in advance. Here's the error message: "This file does not have an app associated with it...
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    [SOLVED] Chromium in registry even tho I NEVER installed itChr

    So I was browsing my registry and came across "Chromium" in HKEY_CURRENT_USER, It only had one key with no value in it, I deleted it, after a cleaned up some junk files, rebooted my pc and there it was again, I made hidden files visible searched for chromium but nothing, I had google chrome...
  11. The Blue Infinite

    Question Icons keep on deleting

    Icons keep on defaulting even after I restore the registry. It's happened like 3 times now. They keep on turning into those default earth and page icons. Any help is appreciated.
  12. Aceina

    Question DDU removed my PC's ability to see my sound card

    I used DDU to fix an issue I was having with a display driver. It said it was attempting to create a restore point when I opened it, so I figured it made one (no idea where though cause I don't see it as an option in the system restore menu) Once I got the new Nvidia driver all set up, I found...
  13. Question StartupCheckLibrary.dll Trojan?

    Hello ladies, gentlemen, and other. So, about two days ago I spent a lengthy amount of time with a guy from Microsoft fixing my Windows Updates program. It was just gone, basically. Since it wouldn't update at all and I couldn't download anything from the Windows 10 store. (Found this out...
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    Question Help, I corrupted my registry and PC won't boot Windows.

    I really care about my first HDD and so I called a friend and he told me that I could just install Windows into my second HDD and restore the registry using the backup OR salvage my data and wipe the first HDD Better yet, I remember having a copy of Linux on a USB lying around that can boot and...
  15. HardAsARockie

    Question Accidental Removal Of .bak File In Windows 10 Registry!

    Hello! Yesterday night, I was aiming to change the name of my C drive user folder. I did this, but then I was logged into a temporary user. I was going to use the registry to re-route my sign in to the new pathway, but as things kept failing and failing, I am now stuck at not being able to log...
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    Question No monitor output from graphic card with qcode A0

    i recently restarted my computer after about a month or 2 of simply putting it to sleep and now the only way i can get any video output is by using the motherboard video input. the only thing i did was addon an artic extreme cooler before the restart. the motherboard shows the qcode A0 which...
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    Question Installing hdd caddy in dvd slot on Lenovo V310

    Hello, I'm having some trouble about adding a second hdd in the dvd slot with a caddy. I have two new caddys 9.5mm height, and two good and tested laptop 2.5in hdds (both WD blue 1TB) On this laptop, lenovo V310 it's not appearing to be working corectly. I mean i install the caddy and it won't...
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    Question Mini RTX 2060 Vs Normal RTX 2060

    I was going to buy the Evga RTX 2060 6GB 2 fan version but it seems the card (11.5") is too big for my case a Coolermaster WaveMaster. My other option is a mini version, the Evga RTX 2060 6GB 1 fan version. Now while the 1 fan version is not as powerfull as the 2 fan one, 1755MHz Vs 1830 MHz...
  19. TheGRz

    Question Ryzen 5 1600 Build in 2019

    Hey I'm 2 weeks near to my 2nd Ryzen Build. I earlier had a Ryzen 3 2200G Entry level pc which i had assembled myself ( And had faced issues due to Ram which is not listed in the QVL). Now it's mu second build, I'm almost a noob in picking Ryzen memory. This time I'm making sure that everything...
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    [SOLVED] What upgrades can I make?

    Hello, my little brother has these PC specs https://valid.x86.fr/pg0v8s . On his computer. he only plays Roblox and Minecraft. But he wants to start playing better games. But I told him that he'd need some upgrades. What upgrades can I make? With the motherboard that this pre built PC has.