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How to configure the RestrictRun registry key

How to configure the RestrictRun registry key. Setting the RestrictRun Value in the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer key to 1 allow us to configure allowed programs at the RestrictRun key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\RestrictRun RestrictRun can only work from the Explorer process. It does not prevent users from running programs, such as Task Manager, that are …

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Quick Launch Toolbar Icons Are Missing or Unavailable

Quick Launch Toolbar Icons Are Missing or Unavailable  The following applies to: Microsoft Windows 2000 Server  Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional  Microsoft Windows NT Server version 4.0  Microsoft Windows 98  Microsoft Windows NT Workstation version 4.0 Note: The use of this repair involves editing the registry. Before you edit the registry, …

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Main Support Page

Technical Help Welcome to our technical assistance pages. These pages have been assembled to assist you with numerous issues involving the use and maintenance of your computer. They begin with assisting you with the preparation of hard drives as well as the installation of operating systems, and take you through …

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Knowledge Center

The Internet contains an abundance of information on nearly every subject imaginable, but many times a great deal of this information is often unclear, or there are so many advertising banners spread over the Web pages that it is difficult to get to what we really need. Here, at our …

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Reviewing Microsoft's Windows Millennium Edition

Continuing our review of Microsoft’s Windows Millennium Edition, with a deeper look at the PC Health issues.. Let’s start with Microsoft’s overhaul of Windows Help. Finally Microsoft has seen the light, by making it easier for new users to use Windows! Microsoft has given the Windows help system a major …

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Memory, Evolution or Revolution?

Memory Evolution or Revolution? Introduction Everywhere you look on the Internet lately you’ll find discussions about computer memory. These discussions range from which memory type is the best, not the best, least expensive or the most expensive. If you search long enough you will even find a few really authoritative …

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Terms Used in Describing ATA/UDMA Devices

ATA/UDMA Device Definitions Hard drive technologies are expanding at a meteoric rate, like so many other computer technologies today. Just a short time ago, there were two terms to define hard drives, IDE and SCSI. Today, as new drive technologies develop and old ones expand, the terms that define them …

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Operating Systems and File Systems Windows® 2000 and Windows® XP

Operating Systems and their File Systems If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Windows 2000 There’s little question that Windows® NT was very successful for Microsoft through the 1990s, but as the software began to mature, a number of  …

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Operating Systems and File Systems Windows® 95A

Operating Systems and their File Systems If you have arrived here through a search engine, and there’s no menu to the left click here! Windows 95A As discussed earlier in this segment, the initial versions of Windows®, Windows 3.x etcetera, represented a significant improvement over the text-based and single-tasking environment …

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Monitoring Registry Activity During the Boot Process

The first 5,000 to 10,000 records in a Regmon log file will be the result of boot and system driver initialization. An interesting observation that can be made by comparing a NT 4.0 log to an NT 5.0 log is that its very clear that Microsoft has been thinking about …

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