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Questions tagged [windows-registry]

Window registry is a hierarchical database that stores configuration settings and options on Microsoft Windows operating systems. It contains settings for low-level operating system components as well as the applications running on the platform: the kernel, device drivers, services, SAM, user interface and third party applications all make use of the Registry.

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Ctrl + W works as if Ctrl + V… but only once

I'm having a strange issue with Ctrl + W on Windows 10. When I press Ctrl + W, it pastes my clipboard... the first time. But if I continue to hold Ctrl, and press W again, it prints "w". It's as if ...
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How to fix Windows 10 Registry With bootable Install USB?

After an update on the 16th/17th, my Windows 10 computer failed to boot. Long story short, I tried a bunch of things and it turns out that the registry got messed up by the update. It now hits BSOD ...
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Can't delete font even from registry WINDOWS 10

I have the usual problem that prevents me from deleting fonts saying that the font is in use. I tried everything and nothing happens, and this time searching the font in the registry I can't even ...
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Registry - How to register Internet Explorer as a URI scheme and call from chrome?

In order to launch Internet Explorer from chrome in format ie:https://example.com, I have added the following registry: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\ie] "...
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How to set default RDP setting?

I've been using the new windows virtual desktop (WVD) service on Azure. (for those who don't know its a service by microsoft to set up a RDP enviroment very easily). Now I'm trying to use Skype on ...
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Virtual Box Windows 10 VM, Make VM undetectable

So I've made a Windows 10 virtual machine in Virtual Box. I'm trying to make it so that it can't be detected that I'm actually running a vm, mainly by just a person looking through the device manager. ...
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How to clear all file associations for a specific program on Windows 10?

Calibre seems to associate itself with all file types supported by the program (the registry entries aren't cleared upon removal): Registry Key Name HKCU\Software\calibre\calibre64bit\Capabilities ...
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What does HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\SubSystems\Windows\SharedSection do?

So I was watching a video on YouTube on how to squeeze performance out of an integrated graphics card. The video instructed to change the "SharedSection=1024,3072,512" attribute(?) in the registry ...
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How to invert FN key in Desktop registry editor

Is it possible to invert FN key through registry editor or is there an alternative application that I can used that can Modified the FN key? Both KeyTweaks and SharpKey are not working. I'm using ...
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No MIME text/csv at windows registry

During uploading a CSV file in a browser based application the following message prompted: "Not a valid batch file. Expected text/csv and received text/plain"
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How can I export or import my WinSCP sessions?

I'd like to transfer all of my WinSCP sessions to a new computer. How can I export them from the registry and re-import them on the other machine?
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Active Hours by registry: reboot required?

I am looking for a way to suppress Windows Updates while Autodesk installs and updates run, since Windows will walk all over other updates and force a reboot that jacks everything up. I found this ...
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Double CTRL+ALT+DEL to type Username in Windows 10

Is there a way to bring back the double CTRL+ALT+DEL to make the Windows 10 login screen change from showing the usernames to allowing you to type in a user name? I know I can modify things so that ...
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Windows 10 export used drivers from within Linux

I'm using a Linux live USB to run on computers with a broken Windows installation in order to make backups, check the SMART status of the hard disk, and other things. Usually after that, I do a fresh ...
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Playing around in the registry windows 10

In trying to set up multiple displays, I have found a setting in Windows 10 registry that is in the following location; Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics\Applied DPI ...

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