Most of the time when you install an application, the application likes to automatically start when Windows boots. It does this by adding itself to a registry key.
Here are a few of the startup registry keys:
Usually the program can be found in one of those keys, but sometimes instead it will add itself to the startup folders:
%userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup%C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup%
I've tried locking down these locations by adjusting who can edit these, but that makes it really hard to add applications to them that you actually DO want running at Startup. Does anyone have an easier way of blocking applications from adding themselves to Startup in Windows, while at the same time allowing you to add the ones that you like to startup.
Perhaps if we could just block installers from adding to startup that would be best.
I have been opening several attachments which are saved on my computer and trying to save them in various formats. In the process, I must have changed some settings since when I, now, double click on attachments to emails coming in, they ope in "paint" software and not in the normal formats.
How do I regress back to the normal software for opening attachments on emails coming in to me?
Asim recently wrote me this email:
...Our company has a VPN that we loginto, I have a macbook pro machine andi have installed Windows 7 as a guestusing vm virtual box in this syste. Iam wondering, can we creat a vpnconnection on guest OS Windsows 7?
I'm overwhelmed by the network optionsavailable and was hoping you couldprovide some direction...
Hello, Don't know about you, but about 20 times a day I seems to have to enter my Email for a variety of reasons (and Auto Fill doesn't cut it). Is there a keyboard shortcut (say, 'EM') that I could hit in ANY field regardless of application that would populated my Email, instead of typing it (it's fairly long)? Thanks
A lot of the programs I have running on my computer came with HTML help files. When the I use the in-program links to open them Chrome just spits out the following error:
This browser does not display help installed on your local machine. Please use another browser to view the help. For more information, see Chromium issue 47416 ( http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=47416 ).
This is super frustrating because I don't know how to set it up so local files will use IE or FF instead, while still keeping Chrome as my primary browser. I would prefer to just use Chrome for everything though. Does anyone have a fix for this?
[This is running Chrome version 25.0.1364.172 m]
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