June, 2004 Archive

2meg line installed tomorrow …

Apology accepted Nildram. ….;)

How do I balance the load between two NICs on the same wire?

You will need to add two Value entries of type REG_DWORD at: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentControlSetServicesNetBTParameters RandomAdapter should be set to 1 and SingleResponse should be set to 1. Setting either value to 0 disables this feature.

How do I clear the page file at shutdown

For security reasons, you may want to clear the pagefile.sys when you shutdown the system. Edit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerMemory Management Add Value name ClearPageFileAtShutdown as type REG_DWORD. The default is 0. When you set it to 1, inactive pages in the pagefile.sys will be filled with zeros. Some pages can not be cleared as they are […]

Enable SNMP Cisco 837

Login to your router. Configure terminal snmp-server community public RO exit copy run start exit

How do I remotely change a WinNT client from a static IP Address to a DHCP client

Use REGEDT32 to edit the remote registry. 1. On the Registry menu, click Select Computer. 2. Enter the ComputerName of the remote client or double-click it in the browse list. 3. Edit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesDHCP. 4. In the right-hand pane, double-click Start and change the data value to 2, which is Automatic. 5. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionNetworkCards1 […]

Add a Map Drive Button to the Toolbar

Do you want to quickly map a drive, but can’t find the toolbar button? If you map drives often, use one of these options to add a Map Drive button to the folder toolbar. 1. Option One (Long Term Fix) Click Start, click My Computer, right-click the toolbar, then unlock the toolbars, if necessary. Right-click […]

Remove Shared Documents

Open Regedit(Start- Run- Regedit) and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Explorer My Computer NameSpace DelegateFolders There will see a sub-key named {59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}. By Deleting this you can remove the ‘Other Files stored on This Computer’ group.

Preventing Applications from Stealing the Focus

To prevent applications from stealing the focus from the window you are working 1. Run Regedit 2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop 3. Edit the key ForegroundLockTimeout 4. Give it a value of 00030d40

Problem where you cannot move, copy or delete a file (file sharing error).

Open a Command Prompt and type: regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll or to re-enable type: regsvr32 shmedia.dll Another fix 1. Run regedit 2. Find HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTSystemFileAssociations.avishellexPropertyHandler 3. Delete the “Default” value “{87D62D94-71B3-4b9a-9489-5FE6850DC73E}”

How can I recover Microsoft Office Outlook messages that have been removed by a hard delete?

You can perform a hard delete of a message by highlighting the message and pressing Shift+Del. Performing a hard delete removes the message without moving it to the Deleted Items folder. When you attempt to recover hard-deleted items, you’ll see that the hard-deleted messages aren’t listed in the recovery dialog box. If you select the […]