1. Task Manager/Registry Editor/Tools -> Folder Options disabled. 2.

Search window opens while double-clicking on drives. 3. "Cannot find copy.exe" Error while double-clicking on drives. 4. Folder opens in a new window? 5. A sub-folder with the same name is created under parent folder. 6. My Documents/My Computer opens automatically at windows startup. 7. "NTLDR missing" Error at system startup. 8. "Hal.dll is corrupt or missing" Error at system startup. 9. "Windows\System32\config\system file missing or corrupt" Error at system star tup. 10. Not able to boot into Windows 2000/XP/2003 after installing Windows 98. 11. Windows XP Boot loader related problems, like adding/removing entries. 12. ScanDisk starts running at windows startup. 13. "CMOS checksum error. Defaults loaded." Error at system startup. 14. How to reset system BIOS password? 15. "Stand By" option is greyed out in shutdown dialog box and I can't use it. 16. Windows Login Screen has changed to "Classic Logon Box" automatically. 17. A strange process "ctfmon.exe" running in background. 18. How to recover lost Firefox bookmarks? 19. How to reset the corrupted windows icons? 20. How to make Desktop icons text background transparent? 21. How to get Windows XP Common tasks (Left-side pane in explorer) back? 22. "Copy To"/"Move To" dialog box opens automatically while right-clicking on S tart -> Open. 23. Can't set "Show Hidden files/folders" option in "Tools -> Folder Options". 24. Accidentally deleted "mspaint.exe"/"notepad.exe"/etc. file, how to get it ba ck? 25. Taskbar is showing only icons in opened application buttons not showing text . 26. Orkut.com, Youtube.com and Firefox is blocked in the system. 27. I have forgotten my Windows Administrator password. How can I reset / recove r it? 28. I can't see any message in chat window of Yahoo! Messenger? So here we start: ------------------------1. In my windows Task Manager/Registry Editor/Tools -> Folder Options has been d isabled. I'm getting warning message that "It has been disabled by Administrator ". How can I enable it again? Sol: Please visit following threads: All Kinds of Restrictions for Windows 2000, XP, 2003 and Vista How to Enable Tools -> Folder Options and Registry Editor in Windows ------------------------2. Whenever I double-click on any drive/folder in My Computer, a Search window o pens. Sol: Open regedit and goto following keys one by one: Code: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell In right-side pane, delete the "Default" key. If it doesnt work then delete the

00.00.00.49. Whenever I double-click on any folder in My Computer.49.65.25.00.4c.25.00.00. ------------------------4.00.00.00.00.00.2c.6c.2e.25.74. in C:\.exe.00.\ 00.72.6d.00.2c.00.6f.00. I get following error me ssage: Quote: Cannot find copy.00 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore\ddeexec] @="[ExploreFolder(\"%l\".2c. %I.00.00.00.6f.53.78.00.2f.00.74.00. After it run the file and confirm the action: Code: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore] "BrowserFlags"=dword:00000022 "ExplorerFlags"=dword:00000021 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore\command] @=hex(2):25. Sol: Copy following code and paste it in Notepad then save the file with name "v ishal.72.00.key "find" under both.00. delete them.74.69.6f.79.20.00.25.\ 65.65.45. ------------------------3.00.00.00.00.00.00.64.00.6c. D:\ and so on).00.00.00.6f.00.00.65.00.00.00.78.70.00. %S)]" "NoActivateHandler"="" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore\ddeexec\application] @="Folders" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore\ddeexec\ifexec] @="[]" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\explore\ddeexec\topic] @="AppProperties" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open] "BrowserFlags"=dword:00000010 "ExplorerFlags"=dword:00000012 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open\command] @=hex(2):25.00.00.00.6f.00.5c.00.74.00.72.25. it opens in a new windo w even I have selected the option "Always open folders in same window" in "Tools -> Folder Options".4c.73.00.00 .73.\ 65.65.78.00.00.00.00.00.73. Whenever I double-click on any drive in My Computer.2e.00.00.00.65.00.74.\ 00.00.65.52.00.\ 00.45.00.6c.00.00.00.6f.79.2f.69.00.00.2c.52.g.00.53.00.inf" file in all drivers and if you get them in root of any dri ve (e.00.2f.00.reg" (including quotes).00.69.\ 00.00.78.65.74.00.00.00.64.73.72.00. Make sure you have typed the name correctly and then try a gain.5c.00.00.00.2c.00.70.20.6c.25.69. Sol: Enable "Show hidden files" option in "Tools -> Folder Options" and then sea rch for "Autorun.00.6d.

Whenever I open a folder. Most of the times it comes from mobile memory cards. %I.REG:system.HKCU\. DisableRege dit=1 ------------------------6. another folder with the same name is created under it. Also download HijackThis and scan your system with it in Safe Mode. It creates a sub-folder in a folder with same name.HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System.exe O4 .ini: Shell=Explorer. Sol: Your system is infected by a variant of Indonesian virus called Brontok/Ron tokbro. Whenever I start my computer.exe SSVICHOSST. My Documents/My Computer opens automatically at windows startup.[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open\ddeexec] @="[ViewFolder(\"%l\".exe O7 .exe F2 . Sol: Open regedit and goto: Code: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon In right-side pane.\Run: [Yahoo Messengger] C:\WINDOWS\system32\SSVICHOSST. then fix following entries: Code: C:\WINDOWS\system32\SSVICHOSST. Scan with a good anti-virus and remove the viru s. change value of "Userinit" to: . %S)]" "NoActivateHandler"="" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open\ddeexec\application] @="Folders" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open\ddeexec\ifexec] @="[]" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell\open\ddeexec\topic] @="AppProperties" [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\explore] [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\open] [-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell\open] [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell] @="none" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell] @="none" [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell] @=- ------------------------5.

Now Log into windows installation and enter admin password. Now give followi . Now give followi ng commands at prompt: copy x:\i386\ntldr c:\ copy x:\i386\ntdetect. ------------------------8. Now give followi ng commands at prompt: Attrib -H -R -S C:\Boot.ini BootCfg /Rebuild Fixboot ------------------------9. change it acc. ------------------------7. Now goto: Code: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced In right-side pane. Please re-install a copy of the above file. Sol: Boot using Windows Setup CD and enter into "Recovery Console" by pressing " R". then change C:\ to that dri ve label. NOTE: If you have windows installed in other drives. When I start my computer. I get error message: Quote: Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: <Windows root>\system32\hal. I get error message: Quote: NTLDR is missing or Quote: Boot: Couldn't find NTLDR Sol: Boot using Windows Setup CD and enter into "Recovery Console" by pressing " R". change value of "PersistBrowsers" to 0 Now log off windows and it should solve the problem.dll. When I start my computer.C:\WINDOWS\system32\userinit.com c:\ Where "x" is your CD drive. When I start my computer. Now Log into windows installation and enter admin password. to your system. Now Log into windows installation and enter admin password. I get error message: Quote: "Windows\System32\config\system" file missing or corrupt Sol: Boot using Windows Setup CD and enter into "Recovery Console" by pressing " R".exe.ini Del C:\Boot.

cpl" in RUN dialog box and press <Enter>. Type "msconfig" in RUN dialog box and goto "Boot. C. B. I'm not getting option to select the OS. Now give following commands at prompt: fixmbr bootcfg /scan bootcfg /rebuild fixboot ------------------------11. If you want to remove the corrupt/non-working entries. Now click on "E dit" button and then you can edit the boot loader time. Now goto "Advanced" tab and click on "Settings" button in "Startup & Recovery" section. I'm getting 2 entries for windows XP in the boot loa der. When I start my system. I have Windows 2000/XP/2003 installed in my system and yesterday I installed Windows 98 over it. after that I'm not able to boot into Windows 2000/XP.ng commands at prompt: copy %windir%\Repair\system %windir%\System32\Config If it doesnt work. Sol: There are several way. Sol: Windows 98 has overwritten the boot loader.2003. etc. Boot using Windows Setup CD and enter into "Recovery Console" by pressing "R".INI" file from its Properties. t hen click on "Check all boot paths" button. then again boot into "Recovery Console" and give following co mmands: fixmbr bootcfg /scan bootcfg /rebuild fixboot ------------------------10. You can follow any of following: A. Type "sysdm.ini" tab and then you can ch ange the desired thing. Now Log into windows installatio n and enter admin password. Enable "Show hidden files/folders" and disable "Hide protected system files" options in "Tools -> Folder Options". How can I remove the duplicate entry? OR How can I change the default OS in windows boot loader? OR How can I change the entry labels in windows boot loader? OR How can I change the boot loader time? Its set to 30 seconds and I want to chang e it. Now open C:\ drive and remove the READ-ONL Y attribute of "BOOT. . Now open this file and then you can make your desired changes. labels.

When I start my computer. ------------------------16. If the above trick doesnt help then give following commands in Command Prompt : chkntfs /x drive_name for e. I forgot my system BIOS password. I get following error message: Quote: CMOS checksum error. ------------------------14. Scandisk starts running even I proper shut dow n the PC last time. I want the new W elcome Screen back. Sol: Do as following: A. defaults loaded.g. All BIOS settings will set to default and the password will also reset. if ScanDisk runs automatically for C: and D: drives. I re-installed my windows and now "Stand By" option is greyed out in shutdow n dialog box and I can't use it.------------------------12. The new battery will cost approx. Open regedit and goto: Code: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager In right-side pane. If you don't have the motherboard CD.. change the value of BootExecute to: autocheck autochk * B. Remove i t and attach it again after a few minutes. My Windows Login Screen has changed to "Classic Logon Box". Sol: Install VGA drivers from your motherboard CD and the option will be enabled . 15-20 Rs. How can I reset it? Sol: Open the cabinet and look for a coin-sized battery in motherboard. Sol: Type "control userpasswords" in RUN dialog box or Open "User Accounts" in C . Sol: Open the cabinet and look for a coin-sized battery in motherboard. ------------------------15. then goto the manufacturer site and down laod the required drivers. then give followi ng commands one by one: chkntfs /x C: chkntfs /x D: ------------------------13. Remove i t and attach a new one. Whenever I start my computer.

Then click on "Change the way Users log on and off". ------------------------19. It'll permanently remove that ctfmon. it restarts automatically.exe eas ily and quickly: CTFMON-Remover ------------------------18. Download TweakUI from [URL="http://www. Now there'll be a HIDDEN file "iconcache. ------------------------20.db". Then Open "Network Connections" and open Properties of your Internet Connection. B. Now open "bookmarkbackups" folder and you'll get your bookmarks there. Now click on the Micr osoft Office entry and then click on "Change" button. Now goto "Advanced" t . The bookmarks list i s empty. My Windows is showing some wrong icons of files. Now expand "Office Shared Features" and click on "Al ternative User Input" and then select "Not Available" and finally click on Updat e. If you get following error: Quote: Uninstall client services for netware.com/windowsxp/downloads/powe rtoys/xppowertoys. Now you can import them in Firefox again. How can I get them back? Sol: Type "%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles" in RUN dialog box and then open t he "xxxx. Open My Computer and goto: C:\Documents and Settings\User_Name\Local Settings\Application Data Replace C:\ with your system drive and "user_Name" with your username.ontrol Panel. How can I make the text transparent? Sol: Type "sysdm. How can I reset the corrupt ed icons? Sol: You can use any of following methods: A. Sol: Open Control Panel and goto Add/Remove Programs list.default" folder (where xxxx will be random numbers and characters).cpl" in RUN dialog box and press <Enter>. You can also use 3rd party utility "CTFMON-Remover" to get rid of ctfmon. ------------------------17. Now goto "Networking" tab and select "Client services on Netware" option and cl ick on the"Uninstall" button. I'm using Windows XP and the desktop icons suddenly started showing an ugly background rectangle behind the text.exe" always runs in background and if I click on " End Process" button. A strange process "ctfmon.microsoft.exe and your problem will be solved. delete it and restart your system.mspx"]here[/URL] and then click on "Repair Icons" in "Repair" section. I just noticed that all my Firefox Bookmarks have gone. Now check the option "Use Welcome Screen". Now select "Add/Remove Fea tures" and click on "Next".

B. how can I g et it back? Sol: You can use any of following methods: A. Goto "%windir%\System32\DLLCache" folder and look for the file. Now look for the same fi le. u'll get "mspaint.To show hidden files 2 . delete following 2 keys: Copy To Move To ------------------------23. its automtically disable d again.g.ex_ mspaint. a "Copy To"/"Move To" dialog box opens automatically. Sol: Open regedit and goto: Code: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced In right-side pane.To not show hidden files If it doesnt work.ab. Whenever I right-click on Start button and select "Open". ------------------------24. ------------------------21.ex_"/etc. file.exe"/"notepad. Sol: Open regedit and goto: Code: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\ Now under this key. ------------------------22. e. Now open Command Prompt and goto "I386" fo lder and give following command: expand mspaint. change value of "Hidden" to as following: 1 . I accidentally deleted my "mspaint. Even I enable the option "S how hidden files/folders" in "Tools -> Folder Options". Insert your Windows Setup CD and goto "I386" folder.ex_"/"notepad. click on "Setting" button in "Performance" section and enable the option "Us e drop shadows for icon labels on the desktop". it'll present there but the last letter of extension will be "_".. if its there then copy it to "%windir%\System32\" folder. Sol: Open "Tools -> Folder Options" and enable the option "Show Common Tasks in folders". I'm using Windows XP and suddenly the Common tasks stopped showing in left-s ide pane. I can't see Hidden files/folders in my computer.exe . then scan your computer with an anti-virus software.exe"/etc.

whenever I send a message or get a message I can't see the contents in chat window.ex_ notepad. Sol: Pls download Windows Script from the following link and install it: Download Windows Script . I get f ollowing error with a scary laugh: Quote: Orkut IS BANNED. change the value of "MinWidth" to -2300 ------------------------26. All I can see is a blank window. How can I get back the full taskbar buttons? Sol: Open regedit and goto: Code: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\WindowMetrics In right-side pane. I have forgotten my Windows Administrator password. Now u can copy the file to "%windir%\System32" folder. I can't see any text. Whenever I open "www. Youtube. In Yahoo! Messenger. ------------------------25.orkut. C.expand notepad. Suddenly my taskbar is showing only icons in all opened application buttons.com" or any folder with the name "orkut". How can I reset / recove r it? Sol: Pls visit following link: How to Reset / Recover Forgotten Windows Administrator Password? 28. orkut is banned you fool The administrators didnt write this pr ogram guess who did?? r r MUHAHAHA!! Sol: Pls visit following thread: [Solution] Orkut. Give following command in Command Prompt: sfc /SCANNOW It'll automatically restore the files.com.exe etc.com and Firefox has been Blocked in System 27.

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