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Problem in opening the registry window

Hi I am facing a problem in opening the registry window. In the Start->Run, I gave "regedit"......Instead of opening the registry window, I am getting a notepad which contains junk datas.... Can any one help in this regard Thanks SARWAN

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Dear friend,

My laptop window is not opening after starting the labtop but power supply is there.
The bluish screen is coming after that it is not starting futher more.
Please tell me what is the problem?how it is happned ? provide the solution for the same.

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Re: Problem in opening the registry window

It lokks like it's a problem with File Association. Try the following: Open My Computer > Click Tools > Folder Options > File Types In File Types look for "REG" Select it.. Click Advance To Merge, Application used to perform action: regedit.exe "%1" To Edit, Application used to perform action: C:\WINDOWS\system32\NOTEPAD.EXE %1 That should do it for you.

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Try typing regedt32 in the run box and see if this works

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Hi, everytime I open my pc, the my documents window gets open automatically. I don't want that. Please let me know which setting needs to be changed.

You can disable it ->

start --- run
type msconfig and hit enter
go to startup tab and
press disable all (or uncheck the program you don't want to start up automatically) and
then press ok
then restart your computer

if not worked then perform another way

start --- all programs
double click on startup
there you can delete the files which you do not want to start automatically when windows starts...

if above methods are not working then do the following steps

a. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
b. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\ CurrentVersion\Winlogon
c. In the right pane, right-click Userinit, and then click Modify.
d. In the Edit String dialog box, type Windows installation C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.exe under Value data, and then click OK.
e. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

f. In the right pane, right-click PersistBrowsers, and then click Modify.
g. In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, type 0 under Value data, and then click OK.
h. Quit Registry Editor, and then restart the computer.

Dec 28, 2010 | Operating Systems


How to Enable Tools -> Folder Options and Registry Editor in Windows

Many times Windows users face a common problem. The "Folder Options" in "Tools" menu is not visible. Even It can't be accessed from Control Panel. Also "Registry Editor" is disabled.
If you are also facing this problem, then you have come to right place. Follow the simple steps mentioned in this tutorial and your problem will be solved:

1 If Folder Options is disabled but Registry Editor is still working in your system, then you can enable Folder Options by editing Windows Registry. Type regedit in RUN dialog box and press Enter. it'll open Registry Editor, now go to following keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Policies\Explorer

In right-side pane, check whether a DWORD value named NoFolderOptions exists or not? If it exists, delete it.

on Mar 30, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...


The DVD disc drive icon has dissapeared from my computer.

Try first disconnecting power cable for ten minutes, if computer is a laptop also remove the battery at the same time. This will

If there is a disk inside the DVD drive, remove the disk.

Try doing a system restore, here you get instructions for XP, Vista is similar: How to perform System Restore on Windows...

If all this does not work open the BIOS setting menu at startup and check if the DVD is detected.

In BIOS also ensure that the optical driver is not manually disabled, and that SATA port (if using serial ATA DVD) or PATA channel (if using IDE) is not disabled.

If DVD is not detected in Bios, and the DVD and/or PATA/SATA channel/port are not disabled, then you need to replace the DVD drive unit.
In that case check the DVD drive data and power connection. Eventually try extracting the DVD drive and putting it back in place.

IF DVD is detected in bios, then the problem is a corrupted Windows registry.

In that case go to Start menu, open the Run dialog box, and type Regedit in the Run box.

The registry editor will open.

lick the Start button, press run and type regedit.


Before doing the procedure, save a copy of the registry. Click File, then Export using the menu at the top of the Registry Editor Window:


  1. In the Registry Editor window open the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder.
  2. In the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder, open System.
  3. In System open CurrentControlSet folder
  4. Open Control folder.
  5. Open Class folder.
  6. In the Class folder open the folder {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} .
  7. In the right panel click to select UpperFilters registry entry.
  8. Delete the UpperFilters registry entry from folder .
  9. Click Yes when asked to confirm delete.
  10. In the right panel select LowerFilters.
  11. Delete LowerFilters registry entry.
  12. Click Yes when asked to confirm delete.
  13. Close Regedit.
  14. Restart the computer.

on Mar 25, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Hi I am unable to use itunes on my computer. I installed and its asking to turn off the compatibity mode. And also I cannot view summary, photo etc tab on my iphone device.


First of all

1. Exit out of iTunes.

2. On the Windows Start Menu select Computer or My Computer Depending on the OS

3. Browse to the following location: C:\Program Files\iTunes.
Note: Windows 7 (64 bit)browse to C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes.

4.Right-click on the iTunes application (iTunes or iTunes.exe) and select Properties.

5. Next select the Compatibility tab.

Ensure that the options Run this program in compatibility mode and Run this program as an administrator are not checked. If they are checked please deselect these options, then select Apply, and OK. You should now be able to open iTunes with out receiving the error message about iTunes running in compatibility mode.

This should fix your problem.Still if your facing the same problem after performing the following steps:-

7. Open the Registry Editor by selecting the Windows Start button, typing regedit into the search box or the run box depending which OS your using eg- xp,vista,7 and then pressing Enter.

Browse to the following location in the registry editor, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Layers, and highlight the Layers folder.

9. Delete the entry for the iTunes application (iTunes or iTunes.exe).

10. Close registry editor and restart the computer

You should now be able to open iTunes without receiving the error message about iTunes running in compatibility mode.If not please reply

Thanks & Regards

LOnG LIvE tHe GeeKs!!!!!

Dec 09, 2010 | Operating Systems

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My windows vista dont have internet and sound

Check ur sound card information by doing this
Click on start menu
Click on Run
Type dxdiag, enter
Click on the sound tab
There is button of test direct sound click on this check if there is sound

Check ur registry. Check if the sound registry key is enabled or disabled. There could be an error in registry, run registry cleaner reg in out to scan for errors. Open Internet Explorer
  • Open the Tools menu
  • Select the Internet Options menu item
  • Open the Advanced tab
  • Check the box next to "Disable script debugging"
  • Remove the check next to "Display a notification about every script error"
  • Click the OK button
  • reset all setting, clean registry key for internet explorer use registry cleaner reg in out to scan ur error

Sep 07, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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Windows cannot find gphone.exe??

Gphone.exe is a file that an instant-message worm infects. This worm spreads through Google chat and Yahoo! Messenger. This “Gphone.exe” worm disables your antivirus security software, and downloads more crapware onto your PC.

To remove do this:
1. Block Gphone.exe sites:
2. Stop Gphone.exe processes: %Windir%\gphone.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\gphone.exe
%DriveLetter%\New Folder.exe
[ROOT FOLDER]\New Folder.exe
[ROOT FOLDER]\gphone.exe Get rid of Gphone.exe files:

[ROOT FOLDER]\autorun.inf
%Temp%\log_[TIME AND DATE].txt

3. Delete Gphone.exe registry keys using regedit from start - run:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\WorkgroupCrawler\Shares\”shared” = “[ROOT FOLDER]\New Folder.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”Yahoo Messengger” = “%System%\gphone.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “Explorer.exe gphone.exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Schedule\”AtTaskMaxHours” = “0′
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\Schedule\”NextAtJobId” = “2′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\”DisableTaskMgr” = “1′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\”DisableRegistryTools” = “1′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\”NofolderOptions” = “1′
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\”Default_Page_URL” = “”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\”Default_Search_URL” = “”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\”Search Page” = “”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\”Start Page” = “”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\”Start Page” = “”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel\”HomePage” = “1′
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel\”HomePage” = “1′ Note: In any Gphone.exe files I mention above, “%UserProfile%” is a variable referring to your current user’s profile folder. If you’re using Windows NT/2000/XP, by default this is “C:\Documents and Settings\[CURRENT USER]” (e.g., “C:\Documents and Settings\JoeSmith”). If you have any questions about manual Gphone.exe removal, go ahead and leave a comment.

How to delete Gphone.exe files in Windows XP and Vista:
1.Click your Windows Start menu, and then click “Search.”
2.A speech bubble will pop up asking you, “What do you want to search for?” Click “All files and folders.”
3.Type a Gphone.exe file in the search box, and select “Local Hard Drives.”
4.Click “Search.” Once the file is found, delete it.
How to stop Gphone.exe processes:
1.Click the Start menu, select Run.
2.Type taskmgr.exe into the the Run command box, and click “OK.” You can also launch the Task Manager by pressing keys CTRL + Shift + ESC.
3.Click Processes tab, and find Gphone.exe processes.
4.Once you’ve found the Gphone.exe processes, right-click them and select “End Process” to kill Gphone.exe.
How to remove Gphone.exe registry keys:
Because your registry is such a key piece of your Windows system, you should always backup your registry before you edit it. Editing your registry can be intimidating if you’re not a computer expert, and when you change or a delete a critical registry key or value, there’s a chance you may need to reinstall your entire system. Make sure your backup your registry before editing it.
1.Select your Windows menu “Start,” and click “Run.” An “Open” field will appear. Type “regedit” and click “OK” to open up your Registry Editor.
2.Registry Editor will open as a window with two panes. The left side Registry Editor’s window lets you select various registry keys, and the right side displays the registry values of the registry key you select.
3.To find a registry key, such as any Gphone.exe registry keys, select “Edit,” then select “Find,” and in the search bar type any of Gphone.exe’s registry keys.
4.As soon as Gphone.exe registry key appears, you can delete the Gphone.exe registry key by right-clicking it and selecting “Modify,” then clicking “Delete.”
How to delete Gphone.exe DLL files:
1.First locate Gphone.exe DLL files you want to delete. Open your Windows Start menu, then click “Run.” Type “cmd” in Run, and click “OK.”
2.To change your current directory, type “cd” in the command box, press your “Space” key, and enter the full directory where the Gphone.exe DLL file is located. If you’re not sure if the Gphone.exe DLL file is located in a particular directory, enter “dir” in the command box to display a directory’s contents. To go one directory back, enter “cd ..” in the command box and press “Enter.”
3.When you’ve located the Gphone.exe DLL file you want to remove, type “regsvr32 /u SampleDLLName.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 /u jl27script.dll”) and press your “Enter” key.
That’s it. If you want to restore any Gphone.exe DLL file you removed, type “regsvr32 DLLJustDeleted.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 jl27script.dll”) into your command box, and press your “Enter” key.
Did Gphone.exe change your homepage?
1.Click Windows Start menu > Control Panel > Internet Options.
2.Under Home Page, select the General > Use Default.
3.Type in the URL you want as your home page (e.g., “”).
4.Select Apply > OK.
5.You’ll want to open a fresh web page and make sure that your new default home page pops up.
Gphone.exe Removal Tip
Is your computer acting funny after deleting any Gphone.exe files? I recommend using a program like File Recover from PC Tools. File Recover saves deleted files that otherwise can’t be recovered by Windows operating sytem.
Want to save time finding Gphone.exe files? Download Spyware Doctor, let it find the Gphone.exe files for you, and then manually delete Gphone.exe files.

Aug 04, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Start window problem on desktop

This is a virus,Open the C:windows/system32/config and delete the Win.exe and then run a full virus scan with something like Spybot search and destroy and get ride of the remaining parts of the virus,Then use registry cleaner such a Ccleaner

May 30, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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My KRMnl.dll file is missing,how i again restore it in my system files. Every time i start my system,a run error come RUN.DLL. HOW I SAVE SYSTEM FILES FROM VIRUSES.

To stop the error from happening we will have tostop the process by deleting it from running in the Windows RegistryEditor. To run the Registry Editor, go to your Start menu and open Run,type in RegEdit and press enter.
PLEASE NOTE: The Windows Registry is an INTEGRAL part of Windowsitself, so please use caution in editing the CORRECT registry keys. Ifany mistakes are made, it can corrupt your entire system.

Remove the following registry item with RegEdit:
Open the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder
Open the Software folder
Open the Microsoft folder
Open the Windows folder
Open the Currentversion folder
Click on the Run folder
Click on the WildTangent CDA file (RUNDLL32.exe)
Delete the file by pressing Delete on your keyboard.

Apr 20, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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I have a problem with my computer. whenever i open any folder in any drive, the search window opens. what should i do in order to solve this?

This type of problem normally occurs because some virus called ‘PET32.exe’ , or it can also occur due some other virus which disrupt the windows registry.

. Open Start >> Run or press Window Key + r , this will open the run prompt.

2. Type “regedit” ( without quotes )and press Enter.
3. Navigate to key

4. Double the registry key named Default and set the value to none.

This will restore the normal windows explorer behavior of opening a folder when you double click a folder rather than opening windows search.

If search opens when you double click on any windows drive, then try this

1. Open Start >> Run or press Window key + r
2. Type “regsvr32 /i shell32.dll” ( without quotes )and press Enter

After the command run successfully, you will see a message saying DllRegisterServer and DllInstall in Shell32.dll succeeded.

I hope this will help to fix the trouble.

Jan 17, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Registry editor,task manager not opening

Hi, Yes, you are right !, your system is infected with a serious virus and you cannot use your computer unless you remove the visus.
This problem happens when there is no updated antivirus running.
To fix it, download/ aquire MacAfee antivirus and its latest update.
Boot the system to safe mode, and install the macAfee and update. Run the scanner and remove the virus.
Try and let me know if its not succeeded.

thank you

Aug 16, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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