your Windows Registry
updated on March 09, 2000 by Thomas
McGuire - Page 3/9
up the registry
and then Shut Down.
Select Restart in MS-DOS mode,
and then click Ok.
the MS-DOS prompt, type scanreg
/restore & hit enter.
When you do so, you can choose up to five registry backup
files listed for you to restore.
you receive notification that you restored a properly
working registry, press ENTER
to restart your computer. Following this procedure will
restore your registry to its state when you last
successfully started your computer.
time you restart your computer, the Registry Checker scans
your registry, and if it finds a problem, it automatically
replaces the damaged registry with the most recent backup
copy. By default, registry backups are stored in the Windows\Sysbckup
folder as Rb0<nn>.cab files, where <nn> is a
number between 00 and 99.
that you know how to backup/restore your registry itís
time to start editing the registry.
MS-DOS Compatibility Mode on Hard Disks/Drives
the Performance tab in System properties
(right click on My computer, select Properties)
shows that one or more of the hard disks in your computer is
using MS-DOS Compatibility mode. MS-DOS compatibility
mode may be in use for either the file system or for virtual
memory. You may receive the following message:
Mode Paging reduces overall system performance
the MTU to 1500. Restart your PC then open an MS-DOS
prompt once connected to the Internet. Type in ping -f -l
Replace xxxx with number values until you get the message
Packet needs to be fragmented by DF set. Use whatever the
largest value is before that fragment message & add 28
to it to find your MTU.
for changes to take effect. The error message should be gone
Media player DVD playback
tweak will allow you to play DVD movies using Windows media
player. Open [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Settings],
right click in the right pane & select New, String
value entitled EnableDVDUI. Give it a value of yes.
Restart your PC & insert a DVD disk into your DVD drive,
open Media player, click on File & Open DVD. Enjoy.
Alternatively, you can download the file here.
need Microsoft Word 97 to use this. This will enhance the
scrolling function in Word. The scrolling will be much
smoother than before & you can pull up & down on the
sidebar & actually see where you are going, before you
had to release the bar to move to the location. Unzip this file
& double click the file within, it'll ask to add the
data to your registry, click Yes/Ok & it'll
confirm the data has been added.
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