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How to restore the registry in server 2008

Registry is the heart and soul of any operating system. If you have done any edit in registry you should know how to backup windows registry. You can restore Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, and Windows Server 2008 by this method. Before restoring backup you should login with administrator and all open application should be close.

Follow these easy steps to backup registry:-

1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. In the Open box, type "regedt32", and then click ok.
3. On the Registry menu, click Import.
4. In the open inbox, select .reg backup file and click ok.

after restore you can reboot your system.

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i cant errase marking in my icon dekstop

If you are referring to the "Shortcut Arrows" at the corner of the icons, then

For OS: Vista & Win 7 refer to this Link

For OS: Win XP refer to this Link

Note: Word of caution, Editing the Registry may result your System unbootable if it is done incorrectly. Always backup your registry first before the editing the registry.

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Jul 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to download and install " Mass Storage Controller" drivers for my laptop -- Sony Vaio model VGN-FE770G , as in Device manager it is not being able to locate on its own and the driver is not being updated. . Due to this my CD ROM drive is not visible when I open My Computers. Pl help

Hi amitabh2610,

You need to install the Memory Card Reader Driver in the Computer to fix the issue with the Mass Storage Controller. Below are the links to download the Memory Card Reader Drivers for your Computer model. Please open the below links in a new Internet Explorer window to run the files.



Please download and install both the files in the Computer. Also, please make sure that you restart the Computer after each installation for the settings to take the effect. Installing these Drivers should fix the issue with the Mass Storage Controller issue.

Let me help you with the issue with the CD ROM Drive now. amitabh2610 , you will need to edit the System Registry to resolve the issue with the CD ROM, this issue is due to the corrupted registry. Using the Registry editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require the operating system to be reinstalled and can result in the potential loss of data. Hence, it is recommended to backup the Registry before editing it.

To backup the System Registry,

Open the Run window and type regedit. Then, in the Registry Editor Window, please click File and select "Export". Select a location to save the file and name it as Registry Backup. Once you have created the Registry Backup, you can proceed with Editing the Registry.

To edit the System Registry.

In the Registry Editor window, in the left pane , double-click the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder first, then System folder under it, then CurrentControlSet, then Control, Class and then select the {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} folder. Now, in the right pane , right click the UpperFilters registry value and click Delete. Then, right click the LowerFilters registry values and click Delete. In the Confirm Value Delete dialog boxes, click the Yes button. After that close the Registry Editor window and restart the Computer.

This should fix the issue with the CD ROM Drive.

Good Luck!

Hope this helps.

Please post back if you have any questions or if you require further assistance.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Nov 03, 2010 | Sony VAIO VGN-FE770G Notebook

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error code 39 missing driver or corrupted

Hi chillango1,

It is required to edit the registry files to fix this issue. Editing the registry incorrectly may cause series software issues in the Computer. Hence, please backup the registry before proceeding for editing.

To backup the registry, please open the run window and type regedit. Then in the Registry Editor window, please click File and click Export. Please select a location to save the file.

After saving the file, please proceed to edit registry.

Please click the "+" symbol next to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE, System, CurrentControlSet, Control, Class and click on the {4D36E965-E325-11CE-BFC1-08002BE10318}.

Then you can view the UpperFilters and LowerFilters values on the right pane of the Registry Editor window. Please right click on UpperFilters and select Delete, then select LowerFilters and select Delete.

After that close the Registry Editor window and restart the Computer.

This should fix it.

Good Luck

Please post back if you require further assistance.

Thanks for using FixYa.

Oct 24, 2010 | NEC ND-3540A DVD RW Dual Layer Burner

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i weant to remove genuine microsoft software from

IF you mean the "Genuine Microsoft Software" notification that keeps popping up you can try this:

Following three simple steps now you can get rid of the pesky and sometimes buggy Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) notifications:
1. Reboot Windows in safe mode (hold the f8 key while booting and you will get the option to boot in safe mode) and then:

2. Open Registry Editor (regedit.exe) and search for wgalogon folder and delete it. You should backup up the registry beforehand, in case somethiong goes wrong.

3. In your windows directory search for files wga* and delete them.

You are done!

Now reboot back normally and continue your work. Windows Genuine Advantage will not bother you anymore.


IMPORTANT: This involves editing the Windows Registry. Make a registry backup by selecting "Export" from the "File" drop down menu in "RegEdit". Selecting a name to save the file under. Make sure "My Computer" highlighted in software so the entire Registry is backed up.

Never make changes to the registry without making a backup copy of it first.

If your system misbehaves run "RegEdit" and select "Import" from the "File" menu. Navigate to where you stored the backup of the registry on your hard disk and restore the previous version before you made the changes.

Feb 05, 2010 | Microsoft Office 2003 Basic Edition...

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how to remove manually Malwarrior rootkit malaware please help


Manual removal of any spyware can be difficult. When you try to manually remove MalWarrior 2007, you risk destroying your PC. It’s highly recommended you use an automatic spyware scanner to determine you’re infected with MalWarrior 2007. It’s also recommended you backup your system any time before editing your registry.

Your Windows registry is the core of your Windows operating system, storing information about user settings, system preferences, and software, including which applications automatically launch at start up. Because of this, spyware, malware, and adware will often bury their own files into your Windows registry so that they automatically launch every time your start up your PC.

Because your registry is such a key piece of your Windows system, you should always backup your registry before you make any changes to it. Editing your registry can be intimidating if you’re not a computer expert, and when you change or a delete a critical registry key or registry value, there’s a chance you may need to reinstall your entire Windows operating system. Make sure your backup your registry before editing it.
  1. Select your Windows menu “Start,” and click “Run.” An “Open” field will appear. Type “regedit” and click “OK” to open up your Registry Editor.
  2. Registry Editor will open as a window with two panes. The left side Registry Editor’s window lets you select various registry keys, and the right side displays the registry values of the registry key you select.
  3. To find a registry key, such as any MalWarrior 2007 registry keys, select “Edit,” then select “Find,” and in the search bar type any of MalWarrior 2007’s registry keys.
  4. As soon as MalWarrior 2007 registry key appears, you can delete the MalWarrior 2007 registry key by right-clicking it and selecting “Modify,” then clicking “Delete.”
Computer acting funny after you’ve edited your registry and deleted MalWarrior 2007 registry keys? Just restore your registry with your backup.
How to remove MalWarrior 2007 DLL files: Like most any software, spyware, adware, and malware may also use DLL files. DLL is short for “dynamically linked library,” and MalWarrior 2007 DLL files, like other DLLs, carryout predetermined tasks. To manually delete MalWarrior 2007 DLL files, you’ll use Regsver32, a Windows tool designed to help you remove DLL and other files.
  1. First you’ll locate MalWarrior 2007 DLL files you want to delete. Open your Windows Start menu, then click “Run.” Type “cmd” in Run, and click “OK.”
  2. To change your current directory, type “cd” in the command box, press your “Space” key, and enter the full directory where the MalWarrior 2007 DLL file is located. If you’re not sure if the MalWarrior 2007 DLL file is located in a particular directory, enter “dir” in the command box to display a directory’s contents. To go one directory back, enter “cd ..” in the command box and press “Enter.”
  3. When you’ve located the MalWarrior 2007 DLL file you want to remove, type “regsvr32 /u SampleDLLName.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 /u jl27script.dll”) and press your “Enter” key.
That’s it. If you want to restore MalWarrior 2007 DLL file you removed, enter “regsvr32 DLLJustDeleted.dll” (e.g., “regsvr32 jl27script.dll”) into your command box, and press your “Enter” key.

Good Luck

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Jun 21, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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