Plus, we can also be righteously pissed-off with Redmond the next time they make a sweeping arbitrary change to something like application folders (Win 8, anyone?)!! –robsoft Dec 2 '09 at Please try again now or at a later time. If you wanted to create settings which apply to all users then you're looking at SpecialFolders.CommonApplicationData You should remember never to rely on the actual name of the directory - localisation ALWAYS do this with the camera.WD Jim T's gear list:Jim T's gear list Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX10 Olympus Tough TG-1 iHS Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 Olympus PEN E-PL2 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3 +12 more
I noticed that when I right-clicked on the "XP Mode" in the programs menu, there is an option to "Restore previous versions". If you want to edit outside the confines of regedit, or if you are sure you want your additions to the registry to remain even if you have to merge, use Thanks for your advice, blowdart. Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more.
When you invoke the export function you are given a choice of different file types that can be saved. Things get kind of weird when you’re trying to add network and non-indexed locations. Any pointer to products, services?BTW, should I try and reinstall SP3? You can, and should still install into Program Files, just don't expect to write into that folder.
It can also be deadly. That would be useful for my other PC's and visiting relatives.webdog wrote:After reading this posting: http://www.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1008&message=2594790 I followed the instructions and YES, my C2100 did show up as a device on What would you call a person who is obsessed with being "normal"? ALWAYS do this with the camera.WD Reply to thread Reply with quote Complain Jim T • Veteran Member • Posts: 4,287 Re: XP+C2100 "almost storage-class" Confirmed In reply to
Clicking No will end the process with no information being entered in the registry. Notepad++ To be on the safe side, it certainly wouldn't hurt to make a backup in both Registry Hive Files and Registration Files formats. I'm going to uninstall those program, and change the permissions on my AppData folder to exclude execution to ensure I can easily spot other programs attempting the same BS. I've inserted the root key abbreviations in red text behind each key.
In the Keys Pane, right click on the individual key (in this case Desktop) you want to back up, click [Export], assign the backup a descriptive filename and select the type The Best Keyboard Shortcuts for Bash (aka the Linux and macOS Terminal) Microsoft, Please Stop Breaking My PC With Windows 10's Automatic Updates Disable WPAD in Windows to Stay Safe on Microsoft TechNet MSDN Product Support Services Microsoft Download Center Guide to Downloads Windows XP Support Center Windows XP Technical Overview Microsoft Skills Assessment Has The Elder Geek site been useful? Install SP1 2 or 3.Sadly I find people that panicked and began running disk repair programs before installing the service pack.
Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: How do I recover from deleted File Structure on Windows Xp.. Related 3A clickonce deployed application is installed only for the specific user?0Correct place to install demostration projects?0Difficult with AutoPlay and AutoRun in Windows1how to detect if my program is running under Turbulence Fd The File or directory is corrupted and unreadable.?When I run Norton Disk Doctor, it gives me an error message ?Unable to access drive G:. Mind you, I am talking about %LocalAppData%\Programs which was designed specifically for installing program files.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sorry. It's quickly apparent that the last choice highlighted in red is the way to go. There are a couple of ways you can go about it. Well, I started this exercise wanting to do things 'properly', and so I shall.
Thank you for your response Bob. Here's why. Which is better? To illustrate how the hive file backup can quickly increase in size if an incorrect entry point is selected take a look at the table below.
Often times users accidentally move higher up in the registry hierarchy when backing up than is necessary. The software based method is generally considered to be safe, although a badly behaved piece of software that mangles the registry can make you doubt the wisdom of this statement. In this example we’ve added a home network share that contains music files to a library named MP3 library.
It's used by previous Windows versions and serves no purpose in XP unless you want to merge a key from XP into a previous version of Windows. It's important to remember that the registry is really just a big compilation of data and settings that sits there waiting to be accessed by XP itself or by an installed If it's incorrect, click No. The third item above, highlighted in red, is where the trouble or weakness with .reg backup files occurs.
so I will probably keep running it, at least on my main machine with Win2K. God knows what this will all look like under XP (it'll be interesting to go and find out what AppData\Local aliases to on the older platform etc). Leave a comment and let us know what you like or don’t like about the feature. I also store each backup file in a separate folder and include in the folder, along with the file, another small text file created in Notepad that details when and why
If the backup utility is missing from your installation I suggest reading through The Backup Utilities in Windows XP section here. Taken one way it would seem to be something like AppData\Local\MyApp, and another way it would seem to be just as valid under the user's My Documents\MyApp equivalent. After a bit of seaching the internet, it seems that it may have deleted xp's security descriptors. If you want settings to only apply on the local machine then you use AppData\Local, which is SpecialFolders.LocalApplicationData - this will make AD administrators very happy as the roaming profile size
The default libraries in Windows 7 will open up in Explorer which are Documents, Music, Pictures, and Videos. Such an approach satisfies the core tenant of keeping data and executing code separate, allows every user to run a specific version of the code, and offers a small amount of Get downloadable ebooks for free! The WaitToKillAppTimeout string value highlighted in red is the original string value with a value of 5000 that I'm going to modify.
However, since I only tried it in my original upgrade installation of XP that had some problems, I don't know if the hack will affect my current installation.Has anyone looked into That said, there are different ways of backing up so let's look at each one individually.