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Change the Registered Owner and Organization

Open your registry and find the key below for your operating system.

Windows 95, 98 and Me:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion]

Windows NT, 2000 and XP:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion]

Modify the strings values of 'RegisteredOwner' and 'RegisteredOrganization' to equal the
required owner and company names.

(Default) REG_SZ (value not set)
RegisteredOwner REG_SZ "Joe Bloggs"
RegisteredOrganization REG_SZ "ACME, Inc."

Registry Settings
Value Name: RegisteredOwner, RegisteredOrganization
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)

Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall
your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the
registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Enable 48-bit LBA Support for Large Hard Drives (Windows 2000/XP)

By default Windows 2000 SP2, Windows XP and earlier versions of Windows do not
support 48-bit Logical Block Addressing (LBA) for drives larger than 137GB as
defined in the ATA/ATAPI 6.0 specification.

Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value, called "EnableBigLba" and set it
according to the value data below.

Exit your registry; you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

Note: Please see Microsoft support article Q305098 for important information regarding this
setting.

or modify the existing value.. . Open your registry and find the key below. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) NoCDBurning REG_DWORD 0x00000001 (1) HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\. you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) EnableBigLba REG_DWORD 0x00000001 (1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Atapi\P. called "NoCDBurning" and set it according to the value data below. This percentage can be configured using this setting. 1 = enabled) Disable CD Burning (Windows XP) Open your registry and find or create the key below. 1 = Disable CDR) Hard Disk Free Space Warning (Windows NT/2000/XP) By default Windows sends an administrative alert when the amount of free space remaining on a hard disk drive falls below 10 percent.. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Atapi\Parameters] Value Name: EnableBigLba Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = disabled. Exit your registry. Create a new DWORD value.. Registry Settings User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Explorer] System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ Explorer] Value Name: NoCDBurning Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = Allow CDR..

Change to value of 'Autorun'.Create a new DWORD value called "DiskSpaceThreshold" and set it to the percentage of free disk space remaining before an alert is sent. Note: This method disables automatically running CD-ROMs. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) Autorun REG_DWORD 0x00000000 (0) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CDRom Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CDRom] Value Name: Autorun Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0=disable. you can press and hold down one of the SHIFT key while you insert the CD-ROM. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) DiskSpaceThreshold REG_DWORD 0x00000005 (5) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanS. 1=enable) . Open your registry and find the key below. This tweak allows you to disable this behavior.. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\ Parameters] Value Name: DiskSpaceThreshold Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: 0 . Restart Windows for the change to take effect.99 percent (Default is 10) Control the CD-ROM Autorun Function (Windows NT/2000/XP) Normally when you insert a disc into your CD-ROM drive. the contents are automatically launched. or create a new DWORD value if it doesn't already exist. and set the data to equal '0' for Autorun disabled. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect. If you want to disable automatically running CD-ROMs depending on the CD-ROM that you insert in the CD-ROM drive..

Note: The "DefaultLabel" value only works with Windows 2000 and higher. [HKEY. "c:\icons\myicons.. If the key does not already exist then create it. "My ZIP Drive"). [HKEY...g.\DriveIcons\D\DefaultLabel]) and set it's "(Default)" value to equal the label for the drive letter (e. (e. For example: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Software Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Explorer DriveIcons D DefaultIcon (Default) = c:\icons\myicons.4 DefaultLabel (Default) = My ZIP Drive You may need to restart Windows for the change to take effect. If the file contains more that one icon follow it with a comma and the zero- based index of the icon (e. Within the main key create a new sub-key with a single letter representing the drive letter of the drive to be modified. [HKEY.\DriveIcons\D]) Within the drive letter key create another sub-key called "DefaultIcon" (e.g.Change Drive Name and Icon (All Windows) This tweak allows you to change the name and icon shown in Explorer for a specific drive letter.dll. or press F5 to refresh My Computer.. Create another sub-key within the drive letter key called "DefaultLabel" (e.g. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ DriveIcons] Value Name: Default Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value) .g.\DriveIcons\D\DefaultIcon]) and set the "(Default)" value to equal the fully qualified name of the icon file...4"). Open your registry and find the key below.dll.g.

Restart Windows for the change to take effect. Create a new String value. Note: In Device Manager the properties for a device should now provide a Details tab that contains additional information about the device. This tweak allows you to enable or disable it. you will still find that UDMA66 mode is disabled by default on Windows 2000 computers. Exit your registry.Enable UDMA66 Mode on Intel Chipsets (Windows 2000/XP) If you have a computer with an Intel chipset that supports UDMA66. you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect. Open your registry and find the key below.. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\ {4D36E96A-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}\0000] Value Name: EnableUDMA66 Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = disabled. Note: Before you enable UDMA66 mode make sure that the device supports UDMA66 mode and use an 80-pin IDE cable with the proper pin cut. or modify the existing value. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) . called "DEVMGR_SHOW_DETAILS" and set it according to the value data below. 1 = enabled) Show Detailed Information in Device Manager (Windows 2000/XP) Open your registry and find or create the key below. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) EnableUDMA66 REG_DWORD 0x00000001 (1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4.. Create a new DWORD value called "EnableUDMA66" and set it to "1" to enable UDMA66 or "0" to disable it.

DEVMGR_SHOW_DETAILS REG_SZ 1 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session . You may need to log off or restart Windows for the change to take effect. Exit your registry. REG_SZ 1 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session . 1 = show detailed info) Show All Hidden Devices in Device Manager (Windows 2000/XP) Open your registry and find or create the key below.. ... named "Beep" and set it to either 'Yes' for beeping enabled or 'No' for beeping disabled.. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESE.. Create a new string value. or modify the existing value. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\ Environment] Value Name: DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESENT_DEVICES Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value) Value Data: (1 = show all hidden devices) PC Speaker Beeping on Errors (All Windows) Open your registry and find the key below.. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\ Environment] Value Name: DEVMGR_SHOW_DETAILS Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value) Value Data: (0 = default. called "DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESENT_DEVICES" and set it according to the value data below. or modify the existing value. Create a new String value. you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.

. called "SpoolerPriority" and set it according to the value data below. called "NetPopupToComputer" and set it according to the value data below. 0xFFFFFFFF = Idle priority Specify Where to Display Printer Notifications (Windows NT/2000/XP) Open your registry and find or create the key below. you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) SpoolerPriority REG_DWORD 0x00000001 (1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print] Value Name: SpoolerPriority Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: 0 = Normal priority. Open your registry and find or create the key below. or modify the existing value. Create a new DWORD value. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) Beep REG_SZ "No" HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Sound Registry Settings User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Sound] Value Name: Beep Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value) Value Data: Yes or No Change the Printer Spooler Priority (Windows NT/2000/XP) Normally the printer spooler runs at the same priority as other services on a system. or modify the existing value. If your system is being mainly used for printing or handles a large number of print jobs you can use this tweak to change the priority class the print spooler. Exit your registry. Create a new DWORD value. 1 = High priority.

. This setting controls that behavior..Exit your registry. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) NetPopupToComputer REG_DWORD 0x00000001 (1) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Pr. Open your registry and find the key below. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) NetPopup REG_DWORD 0x00000000 (0) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Pr. or modify the existing value. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers] Value Name: NetPopup Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = disabled. Create a new DWORD value.. you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect. Restart the printer spooler service or restart Windows for the change to take effect. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers] Value Name: NetPopupToComputer Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = local computer. 1 = users computer) Enable Print Job Notification Messages (Windows NT/2000/XP) By default Windows notifies a user with a popup message that their print job has been completed on the printer. named "NetPopup" and set it to equal "0" to disable notification or "1" to enable it. 1 = enabled) Change a Users Default Printer (All Windows) ..

(Default) REG_SZ (value not set) Device REG_SZ "HP Laserjet.LPT1:" Registry Settings Value Name: Device Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value) Value Data: Disable Print Job Notification in Event Viewer (Windows NT/2000/XP) By default Windows NT server adds an entry in the event log for every print job occurring on the spooler.his setting will allow you the change the default printer of a user by modifying the registry. Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers] Value Name: EventLog . as shown below. to equal the printer you want to become default for the current user. Open your registry and find the key appropriate for your operating system.. change the DWORD value for EventLog to "0". (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) EventLog REG_DWORD 0x00000000 (0) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Pr.winspool. the name can also be found in the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\Settings] key.. To disable this function. This can quickly fill up the event log with redundant information. Add or edit the value of 'Device'. Windows 95 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Windows] Windows NT [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows] Note: The device is the name used to represent the printer in the registry.

called "BeepEnabled" and set it according to the value data below. Exit your registry.Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = disable) Beep on Printer Errors (Windows NT/2000/XP) Open your registry and find or create the key below. or modify the existing value. (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) BeepEnabled REG_DWORD 0x00000000 (0) HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print Registry Settings System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print] Value Name: BeepEnabled Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value) Value Data: (0 = disabled. 1 = enabled) . you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect. Create a new DWORD value.