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Registry editor not opening need help

Hi ! There seems some problem with my system(using windows xp sp-2).Whenever I start it up a message flashes saying -"cant run 16-bit windows application-insufficient memory to run this application...".
I am not able to open the registry editor.
Even the task manager is not opening(infact it is opening but closes down in a fraction of second.).
I am unable to locate some applications as well(some games and photoshop).
Is it ....some sort of ....virus?
can I fix it?
plzzzz help.........

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Go to command prompt and type Sfc/scannow.You may need your xp installation disc since this command tries to verify your windows installation by comparing the files to the one on the cd.Also this might be due to a virus,go to this link and use this tool to scan your computer.The tool can let you know if you have a virus or not.

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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.


Hi

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.

6.
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.

8.
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

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Dec 09, 2010 | Operating Systems

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How to disable usb mass storage in windows xp


To disable usb ports we have to do some registry settings and change the key to 4.


"Warning : Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk. If a USB storage device is already installed on the computer"

Follow these steps:

1: Start the registry editor from start menu by typing regedit in Run dialog box.

2: Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Services/UsbStor

3: In the right pane, double-click Start.

4: In the Value data box, type 4(if 3 is there,change the value 3 to 4), click Hexadecimal (if it is not already selected), and then click OK.

6. Quit Registry Editor.

When you do so, the USB storage device does not work when the user connects the device to the computer.

on Mar 17, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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Cannot enable sytems restore. Message: Group


1. Click Start, Run and type regedit.exe and press Enter

2. Navigate to the following key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows NT \ SystemRestore

In the right-pane:

* Delete the value DisableConfig
* Delete the value DisableSR

3. Exit the Registry Editor.

In Windows XP Professional, you can accomplish the above using Group Policy Editor as well.

1. Click Start, Run and type GPEDIT.MSC

2. Navigate to this path:

-> Computer Configuration
--> Administrative Templates
---> System
----> System Restore

3. Set Turn off System Restore to Not Configured

4. Set Turn off Configuration to Not Configured
More Information

Turn off System Restore corresponds to DisableSR registry value. With this Policy is turned ON, the System Restore tab may be missing in My Computer Properties. Also, when you run System Restore (rstrui.exe), you receive this message:

System Restore has been turned off by group policy. To turn on System Restore, contact your domain Administrator.

Turn off Configuration corresponds to DisableConfig registry value. With this Policy turned ON, the System Restore tab will remain displayed but the user cannot configure the SR options. It reads disabled by Group Policy.
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/srpolicy.htm


Or perhaps you can review this
Control of System Restore function has been disabled by "Group Policy".
How do regain control?Go to Start>Run, key in gpedit.msc and hit ENTER. Under Computer
Configuration, expand Administrative Templates, expand System, then click on
the System Restore folder. In the right-hand pane, double-click on Turn off
Configuration and, under the Setting tab, click in the radio button beside
Not Configured. Click on Apply then OK.

Please visit the following Microsoft Knowledge Base website
and review the topic titled: "Method 1: Use Group Policy".

How to Disable the System Restore Configuration User Interface
http://support.microsoft.com/default.asp…

Note: You must be an administrator or owner, or have administrative
privileges to perform this task.

Undo the changes using Group Policy Editor (Gpedit.msc)

-or-

Open Registry Editor and navigate to:

HKEY LOCAL MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Wind… NT\SystemRestore

In the right-pane, delete the value "DisableConfig".
Close Registry Editor
Close and re-open the System Restore properties page.


Note: Group Policy Editor is only Available in XP Professional (according to http://www.pcreview.co.uk/forums/thread-…

Perhaps one of these links will give you the correct solution
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-nt-200…

http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/restor…

http://www.computing.net/answers/windows…

I hope this helps you to resolve your problem.

Jan 03, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Hi i have windows xp the cd rom has has stoped working an erro code 41 comes up can you help thanks terry


WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

To resolve this behavior, follow these steps:
Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
Locate the UpperFilters value under the following key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

On the Edit menu, click Delete, and then click OK.
Locate the LowerFilters value under the same key in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}

On the Edit menu, click Delete, and then click OK.
Quit Registry Editor.NOTE: After you remove the Upperfilters value and the Lowerfilters value, if you notice lost functionality in a particular program, such as CD recording software, you may need to reinstall that software. If the problem recurs, consult with the software vendor for assistance.


Restart your computer.

Nov 04, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Disabled task manager


1. Verity that the "Local Group Policy" or "Domain Group Policy" doesn’t block you from using

"Task Manager".

1.1 "Local Group Policy"

a. Go to "Start" -> "Run" -> Write "Gpedit.msc" and press on "Enter" button.

b. Navigate to "User Configuration" -> "Administrative Templates" -> "System" -> "Ctrl+Alt+Del Options"

c. In the right side of the screen verity that "Remove Task Manager"" option set to "Disable" or "Not Configured".

d. Close "Gpedit.msc" MMC.

e. Go to "Start" -> "Run" -> Write "gpupdate /force" and press on "Enter" button.

Note: If you are using Windows 2000, please follow KB q227302 instead stage "e".

Using SECEDIT to Force a Group Policy Refresh Immediately
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q227302/


1.2 "Domain Group Policy"

a. Contact you local IT support team.


2. Verity correct registry settings::

a. Go to "Start" -> "Run" -> Write "regedit" and press on "Enter" button.


Warning: Modifying your registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system.
Always backup your files before doing this registry hack.

b. Navigate to the following registry keys and verity that following settings set to default:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy Objects\LocalUser\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\]
"DisableTaskMgr"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
"DisableCAD"=dword:00000000

c. Reboot the computer.

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Hello there...

Keep in mind this
1) OS ?
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3) verify your CMOS, if you enable 32 enhance mode.
4) Check if you do a quick format? or regular format (takes long)
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5) Antivirus you got? Norton 360? Avg? this could sometimes slow down a bit the systems, and resourses.
6) Memory problems? check
7) Your pagefile? on advance setting in SYSTEM, control panel. put in ( let windows decide...)
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unzip, copy to c:, reboot in safe mode

launch fraudfix (long process long reboot ((30min)))

they go on the net download
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it has an option to remove administration restrictions by a click

Nov 20, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional for PC

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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

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How to use the registry editor


ok if ur so influenced in changing registry then u can change or else it would be too risky too enter into registry editor . To enter or to change registry editor just type the command regedit in ur run command thats it

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Xp error message


Try the following:
  1. Click Start > Run.
  2. Type regedit
  3. Click OK.

    Note: If the registry editor fails to open the threat may have modified the registry to prevent access to the registry editor. Security Response has developed a tool to resolve this problem. Download and run this tool, and then continue with the removal.
  4. Navigate to and delete the following entries:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"dc2k5" = "C:\WINDOWS\SVIQ.EXE"
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"Fun" = "C:\WINDOWS\system\Fun.exe"
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"dc" = "C:\WINDOWS\dc.exe"
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\"run" = "C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\Win.exe"
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\"Shell" = "Explorer.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\WinSit.exe"
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\"load" = "C:\WINDOWS\inf\Other.exe"
  5. Exit the Registry Editor.

Nov 10, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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