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How to Change the Registered Owner in Windows

How to Change the Registered Owner in Windows

If you’ve ever wondered how to change the name of the person that Windows is registered to, this is the quick tip for you. It’s not all that useful, but it might come in handy if you got a computer from somebody else.

Open up regedit.exe through the start menu search box, and then locate the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersion

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Now you can find the RegisteredOwner and RegisteredOrganization keys in the right-hand pane. Change them to whatever values you want.

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Your CD or DVD drive can’t read or write media

Your CD or DVD drive can’t read or write media

Automatically diagnose and repair problems with your CD or DVD drive when trying to read or burn media

What it fixes…
  • Your CD or DVD Drive does not read or write and is shown as disabled
  • The media in your CD or DVD drive cannot be read
  • The media cannot be written to by your CD or DVD drive
  • You receive one of the following errors:
    • A class specific or device specific driver is missing or corrupt
    • A CD or DVD drive cannot be found or is not connected
    • The CD or DVD drive is experiencing a problem that prevents it from working properly
    • The CD or DVD drive is not accessible via an assigned drive letter

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How to add Windows Backup Utility in Windows XP Home Edition?

How to add Windows Backup Utility in Windows XP Home Edition?

Microsoft Backup utility is not included in the default installation of Windows XP Home Edition. It is included on the Windows XP Home Edition CD-ROM in the ValueAdd folder. You must install the utility manually.?

To manually install Backup:?
Double-click the Ntbackup.msi file in the following location on the Windows XP Home Edition CD-ROM:

CD-ROMDrive:VALUEADDMSFTNTBACKUP

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How to Browse Remote Web Workplace from Windows XP SP3 machine

How to Browse Remote Web Workplace from Windows XP SP3 machine

The Microsoft Terminal Services Client ActiveX control (also known as Microsoft RDP Client Control) Is ActiveX is component offered by the server  This is a downloadable ActiveX control provides nearly the same functionality as the full Terminal Services Client, but is designed to deliver this functionality over the Web. The ActiveX control does not come installed as part of any Windows client system. Instead, clients obtain the control from web servers that offer terminal services. The configuration process that enables an IIS server to provide terminal services involves installing on the server a file containing the control. The server then delivers this file to any client system that needs it, and the client installs the control

When trying to browse remote web workplace hosted on a Small business Server 2008 we get the following error

 

 

VBScript: Remote Desktop Connection

The wizard cannot configure Remote Desktop Connection settings. Make sure that the client version of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 6.0 or later is installed on this computer.

 

When we verify the version of mstsc .exe 6.0.6001.18000 however when we check the add-ons currently loaded in Internet Explorer 7 it show

  Microsoft RDP client Control ActiveX control     (Msrdp.ocx)

This is terminal services client add-on for Remote Desktop Protocol 5.0 as per the above mention error message we need Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 6.0 or later when we install Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) The Microsoft Terminal Services Client ActiveX control is already includes this ActiveX control and installs it by using the Mstscax.dll file. By default, this ActiveX control is disabled in Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3).

 

if we disable Microsoft RDP client Control ActiveX control (Msrdp.ocx) add-on we get the error as follows:

 

 

 

VBScript: Remote Desktop Connection

 

The Microsoft Terminal Services Client ActiveX control (also known as Microsoft RDP Client Control) is either not available, or is not enabled. For more information about installing and enabling this ActiveX control, see the Microsoft TechNet Web site (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=103719).

do backup the favorites in Internet explorer

Reset the Internet Explorer Settings to defaults

Regsvr32 Mstscax.dll located in %Windir% system32

Close all open all instances of Internet Explorer

Try browsing Remote Web Workplace now The Microsoft Terminal Services Client ActiveX control should be offered by the server install this ActiveX

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How to fix Generic Host for Win32 Process and svchost errors

How to fix Generic Host for Win32 Process and svchost errors

“Generic Host for Win32 Process” and the faulting Svchost.exe are dreaded errors on Windows XP (SP2).These errors can also occur on windows server 2003 and windows 2000, and on both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) editions.�
 
Earlier we covered a few solutions to fix Generic Host Process Win32 Services error. Here is one more solution that requires you to close ports 445 and 135 on your PC/computer.

How to fix “Generic Host for Win32 Process” and “svchost.exe” errors?

close Port 445:

  • Click Start >> Run, to open the Run dialog box
  • Here, type regedit to open the registry
  • Navigate to the following registry key – HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >> System >> CurrentControlSet >> Services >> NetBT >> Parameters

 

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  • On the right-hand pane find the option TransportBindName.
  • Double click on TransportBindName and delete the existing default value.
  • click Ok

From the above, it is clear, that you have closed Port 445 by giving a blank value to TransportBindName for NetBT services.�
close Port 135:

  • Click Start >> Run, to open the Run dialog box
  • Here, type regedit to open the registry
  • Navigate to the following registry key – HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE >> software >> microsoft >> Ole

 

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  • On thee right hand window pane find an option called EnableDCOM
  • Double-click EnableDCOM and change the value from Y to N
  • click Ok
  • Close the Registry Editor and restart your computer

That is all folks!!! Now you have got rid of the dreaded Generic Host Process for Win32 Services Error!!!

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