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UsingUsing ththee DeDevivicece MManageranager

AccAccesessingsing thethe DDeviceevice MManageranager
AccAccesessingsing thethe DDeviceevice MManageranager

DoubDoubllee--ccllickick thethe SySystemstem iconicon inin thethe ControlControl PanelPanel aanndd clickclick tthhee DeviceDevice ManManaagerger tab.tab. RightRight--clickclick MyMy Computer,Computer, selectselect PropertiesProperties fromfrom thethe menumenu aanndd clickclick tthhee DeviceDevice ManManaagerger tab.tab.

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UsingUsing ththee DeDevivicece MManageranager

ViewingViewing DevicDeviceses ViewViewiingng bbyy typetype ViewViewiingng bbyy connectionconnection
ViewingViewing
DevicDeviceses
ViewViewiingng bbyy
typetype
ViewViewiingng bbyy
connectionconnection

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UsingUsing ththee DeDevivicece MManageranager

CompuComputterer PropPropeertiesrties
CompuComputterer PropPropeertiesrties

AccesseAccessedd byby cliclicckikinngg MyMy CCoomputermputer iinn thethe DeviceDevice MManageranager aandnd thenthen clickingclicking ththee PropertiPropertieess buttonbutton CanCan alsoalso bebe acceaccesssedsed byby doubledouble--clickingclicking MyMy CCoommpputeruter inin tthhee DeviceDevice ManManaagerger CurrCurreentnt resourceresource useuse cancan bebe viewedviewed

IRQIRQss,, I/OI/O addresses,addresses, DMADMA chachannnneell useuse aanndd memorymemory useuse cancan bebe vviieewweded

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UsingUsing ththee DeDevivicece MManageranager

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UsingUsing ththee DeDevivicece MManageranager

ChaChanngingingg DeviceDevice ResourcesResources DDoouubblele--clcliicckk thethe devidevicce.e. CClicklick thethe
ChaChanngingingg DeviceDevice ResourcesResources
DDoouubblele--clcliicckk thethe devidevicce.e.
CClicklick thethe RResourcesesources tab.tab.
CClicklick thethe spespeccificific resourceresource thathatt yyouou wwaantnt toto
chachannge.ge.
UnUnccheckheck thethe UseUse automaticautomatic settsettiingsngs
checkcheck bboox.x.
CClicklick thethe CChahanngege SettingSetting button.button.
EnterEnter thethe nnewew settingsetting andand makemake suresure itit
doesdoes notnot confconfllictict withwith anotheranother ddeevice.vice.

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

FourFour GGeeneralneral CCaategoriestegories ofof NetwoNetworkrk ProblemsProblems TheThe physphysiicalcal
FourFour GGeeneralneral CCaategoriestegories ofof
NetwoNetworkrk ProblemsProblems
TheThe physphysiicalcal environmentenvironment
ElectricalElectrical problprobleemsms
VirusesViruses
SecuritySecurity

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

TheThe PhPhyysicalsical EEnnvironmvironmeentnt TTeemperamperattureure AirAir qualityquality MagMagnnetismetism
TheThe PhPhyysicalsical EEnnvironmvironmeentnt
TTeemperamperattureure
AirAir qualityquality
MagMagnnetismetism

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

ElectricElectricaall ProblemsProblems CrosstalkCrosstalk NoiseNoise StaticStatic TransienTransienttss
ElectricElectricaall ProblemsProblems
CrosstalkCrosstalk
NoiseNoise
StaticStatic
TransienTransienttss

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

ViruseVirusess InstallInstall antianti--virusvirus softwaresoftware MaintMaintaainin aa stricstrictt popollicicyy
ViruseVirusess
InstallInstall antianti--virusvirus softwaresoftware
MaintMaintaainin aa stricstrictt popollicicyy governgoverniingng thethe useuse ooff
ddoowwnnllooaadededd filesfiles andand ffiilesles onon ddisiskkettesettes

DestructiveDestructive progrprograamsms thatthat aarere normnormalallyly attachedattached toto execuexecuttablesables oror ffoundound asas macrosmacros ProtectionProtection isis usuausualllyly obtainedobtained byby aa combinatcombinatiionon ofof policiespolicies andand softwaresoftware

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

SecuriSecurityty InabilityInability ttoo connectconnect toto aa netnetwworkork resourceresource maymay bebe duedue toto
SecuriSecurityty
InabilityInability ttoo connectconnect toto aa netnetwworkork resourceresource
maymay bebe duedue toto seseccurityurity
WindoWindowwss NTNT papassswswoorrddss aarree ccaassee--spspeecificcific

FaFaiilurelure toto assiassiggnn propropperer permisspermissiionsons toto thethe resourceresource FaFaiilurelure toto enterenter thethe properproper passpasswwordord oror useruser IDID

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

TroublTroubleeshootinshootingg thethe NINICC CardCard settingssettings IRQIRQ II//OO CCoonnnnectiectionon portport
TroublTroubleeshootinshootingg thethe NINICC
CardCard settingssettings
IRQIRQ
II//OO
CCoonnnnectiectionon portport

UseUse thethe DeviceDevice MManageranager oonn WindowsWindows NTNT wonwon tt allowallow didirerectct hardwhardwaarere accesaccesss,, soso mostmost diadiaggnosticnostic utiutillitiesities wonwon tt workwork (boot(boot toto DOS)DOS)

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

TroublTroubleeshootinshootingg YourYour CCableable ThinThinnnetet UUTTPP
TroublTroubleeshootinshootingg YourYour CCableable
ThinThinnnetet
UUTTPP

DDiaiaggnosticnostic eqequiuipmentpment MoviMovinngg thethe terminatiterminatinngg resistorsresistors toto locatelocate aa badbad sectionsection ofof ccaabblele

CChheckeck thethe ininddicatoricator lligightshts onon thethe hubhub CChheckeck toto sseeee ifif thethe ccoonnectorsnnectors areare wirwireedd correctlycorrectly

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

TroublTroubleeshootinshootingg YourYour HHubub DiagDiagnnosticostic lightslights PowerPower offoff andand thenthen
TroublTroubleeshootinshootingg YourYour HHubub
DiagDiagnnosticostic lightslights
PowerPower offoff andand thenthen backback onon
UseUse thethe resetreset butbutttonon
BringBring upup oneone worworkkstationstation aatt aa timetime

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

NetwoNetworkrk DrivDriveerrss ProtocoProtocollss MakeMake suresure youyou areare usingusing thethe properproper
NetwoNetworkrk DrivDriveerrss
ProtocoProtocollss
MakeMake suresure youyou areare usingusing thethe properproper
protocols.protocols.
AreAre thethe protocolsprotocols cconfigureonfiguredd properly?properly?

MakeMake suresure youyou areare usingusing thethe properproper ddrriver.iver. TryTry toto uussee aa compatiblecompatible driverdriver (NE2(NE20000).00).

ProperProper SecuriSecurityty toto AcAccecessss tthehe RResouesourrccee

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

Using:Using: wwiinnipcfgipcfg nbtstatnbtstat ppiingng arparp
Using:Using:
wwiinnipcfgipcfg
nbtstatnbtstat
ppiingng
arparp

TCP/IPTCP/IP BasiBasiccss aandnd TeTesstingting ConConnnectivitectivityy

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

NetwoNetworkrk NeighborhoodNeighborhood BrowserBrowser basicsbasics WorkgrouWorkgrouppss DomDomaiainsns
NetwoNetworkrk NeighborhoodNeighborhood
BrowserBrowser basicsbasics
WorkgrouWorkgrouppss
DomDomaiainsns
ComCompputersuters

KeepingKeeping uussererss wwhhoo aacccceessss thethe ssaameme rresesouourrcceess inin tthehe sasammee wwororkkgrgroupoup oorr dodommainain rreessultsults inin ffaaststeerr aandnd eeasasiierer brbroowsing.wsing.

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LANLAN andand WAWANN ConnectConnectiivityvity

NetwoNetworkrk NeighborhoodNeighborhood

WhyWhy cancan tt youyou seesee otherother computerscomputers?? FiFillee and/orand/or PrintPrint SharShariingng notnot
WhyWhy cancan tt youyou seesee otherother computerscomputers??
FiFillee and/orand/or PrintPrint SharShariingng notnot loloadadeded onon thethe
otherother computerscomputers
LoadLoad FileFile aandnd/or/or PPrintrint ShShaaringring oonn allall cocommputputererss ththaatt
youyou wanwantt toto bbee sseeenen inin tthehe NetwNetwororkk NeiNeigghbhboorhrhoood.od.
ProtocolsProtocols nnotot loadloadeedd oorr incorrectlyincorrectly configurconfigureedd
MaMakkee ssuurere yyoouu havehave prpropopeerlyrly coconnfigufigurreedd pprrototoocolscols
andand tthathat yoyouu araree uusingsing tthhee sasammee pprorottoococolsls onon allall thethe
cocommputputererss onon youryour netnetwwoorkrk
MasterMaster brbroowsewse llistist notnot updatedupdated yetyet
TryTry toto coconnnnecectt toto tthhee shshaarreedd rreessoouurrccee mmanuallyanually
usingusing UUNCNCss ((UniverUniverssalal NNaamingming ConvConvenentiontionss).).

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

IPIP AddressinAddressingg 3232--bitbit (4(4--byte)byte) addressaddress withwith twotwo partsparts NetNetwworkork
IPIP AddressinAddressingg
3232--bitbit (4(4--byte)byte) addressaddress withwith twotwo partsparts
NetNetwworkork numbernumber
HostHost numnumbberer
EachEach bybyttee isis conconvvertederted intointo aa decimdecimaall
numnumbberer bbetweenetween 11 andand 255255 andand theythey areare
separatedseparated byby periods.periods.
EExxamampple:le: 100.100.100.100.110000.100.100

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ConnectiConnectivvityity IssueIssuess

IPIP AddressinAddressingg ThreeThree ccomommonmon IPIP addressaddress classesclasses AA 11--121266 ~16~16
IPIP AddressinAddressingg
ThreeThree ccomommonmon IPIP addressaddress classesclasses
AA
11--121266
~16~16 mimilllliioonn hostshosts
N.H.H.HN.H.H.H
BB
128128--119911
~64,000~64,000 hhoostssts
N.N.H.HN.N.H.H
CC
192192--222233
254254 hostshosts
N.N.N.HN.N.N.H

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Class

A

1st Octet 1 - 127

Approx. Max Hosts

16,777,214

B 128 - 191 65,534 C 192 - 223 254 Class A Network Host Host
B
128
- 191
65,534
C
192
- 223
254
Class A
Network
Host
Host
Host
8-bits
8-bits
8-bits
8-bits
Class B
Network
Network
Host
Host
8-bits
8-bits
8-bits
8-bits
Class C
Network
Network
Network
Host
8-bits
8-bits
8-bits
8-bits

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IPIP AddrAddreessinssingg

IPIP AddressinAddressingg BasicBasic RulesRules
IPIP AddressinAddressingg
BasicBasic RulesRules

EachEach netnetwworkork musmustt hhaveave aa ununiqiqueue networnetworkk address.address. EachEach wworkstationorkstation onon aa networknetwork mustmust havehave aa uunniiqqueue hohosstt address.address. YourYour IPIP addressaddress musmustt bebe uniuniqqueue toto thethe resrestt ofof thethe woworrldld ifif youyou areare onon thethe InterneInternett NeNevverer useuse anan IPIP addressaddress notnot asasssiiggnneedd toto yyoouu ifif youyou areare ggoioingng toto bebe onon thethe IInnterneternett

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IPIP AddrAddreessinssingg

IPIP AddressinAddressingg SubnetsSubnets andand SubSubnnetet MasksMasks
IPIP AddressinAddressingg
SubnetsSubnets andand SubSubnnetet MasksMasks

SuSubbnetsnets aallllowow youyou toto ssububddiivviiddee aa llargerarger netnetwworkork intointo smasmalllleerr,, moremore manamanaggeeabablele uunits.nits. YouYou mustmust pproviroviddee aa subnetsubnet maskmask

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SubSubnnetet MaskMaskiingng

IPIP AddressinAddressingg BenefitsBenefits ofof subnesubnettting:ting:
IPIP AddressinAddressingg
BenefitsBenefits ofof subnesubnettting:ting:

RReeduducceded nnetworketwork trtraafffficic OptimizedOptimized networknetwork ppeerformancerformance SimSimplplifiifieedd manamanaggememeentnt FacFacililitatesitates spaspannnniinngg llargearge ggeeogogrrapaphhiiccalal ddistancesistances

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IPIP && SubSubnnetet

IPIP AddressingAddressing DefaDefauultlt SubnetsSubnets ClassClass AA ddefefaaultult susubbnetnet 255.0.0.0255.0.0.0
IPIP AddressingAddressing
DefaDefauultlt SubnetsSubnets
ClassClass AA ddefefaaultult susubbnetnet
255.0.0.0255.0.0.0
111111111111111.001.0000000000000.000.000000000000.0000.00000000000000
ClassClass BB ddefefaaultult susubbnetnet
255.2255.2555.0.05.0.0
111111111111111.111.1111111111111.001.000000000000.0000.00000000000000
ClassClass CC ddeeffaaultult susubbnetnet
255.2255.2555.255.05.255.0
111111111111111.111.1111111111111.111.111111111111.0011.00000000000000

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IPIP BBiinarynary

IPIP AddressinAddressingg BinaryBinary NNumbumbeerinringg ConventionConvention Position/Value:Position/Value: 112828
IPIP AddressinAddressingg
BinaryBinary NNumbumbeerinringg ConventionConvention
Position/Value:Position/Value:
112828
6464
3322
1616
88
44
22
11
BinaryBinary Example:Example:
00
00
00
11
00
00
11
00
DeciDecimmalal EquivalEquivaleent:nt:
1616 ++ 22 == 1818

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TCP/IPTCP/IP ConfiConfiggurauratitionon

TCP/IPTCP/IP ConfiConfiggurauratitionon ManManuuallyally ConfigurConfiguriingng TTCCP/IPP/IP onon WindowsWindows 9x9x

ManManuuallyally ConfigurConfiguriingng TTCCP/IPP/IP onon WindowsWindows 9x9x

DDoouubblele--clcliicckk TCP/ITCP/IPP inin thethe ConfConfigigurationuration tabtab ofof thethe NetNetwworkork ddiiaallogog bboox.x. CClicklick thethe SpeSpeccifyify anan IIPP AddressAddress radradiioo button.button. EnterEnter thethe IIPP addressaddress andand susubbnenett maskmask CClicklick eaeacchh ofof thethe folfollowlowinging tabstabs andand enterenter tthhee apprapprooprpriiatatee information:information: WINSWINS,, GGatewayateway aanndd DDNNS.S.

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NNootteess

AdditionalAdditional WinWinddowsows NNetetwoworrkk ConfiguConfigurrationation SettingsSettings CCoomputmputeerr namename
AdditionalAdditional WinWinddowsows NNetetwoworrkk
ConfiguConfigurrationation SettingsSettings
CCoomputmputeerr namename

ShShoouulldd bebe 88 characterscharacters oror lessless iiff youyou wwiillll bebe sharshariingng fifileless oror printeprinterrss withwith DOSDOS cliclieentsnts CCaannnnotot bebe thethe samesame asas aa workgroupworkgroup oror domadomaiinn ShShoouulldd bebe somethisomethinngg thatthat isis easieasillyy recognirecognizzaabblele toto otheotherr usersusers onon thethe networknetwork

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HidHidddenen SharShareess

CreatinCreatingg HiddenHidden ShareSharess
CreatinCreatingg HiddenHidden ShareSharess

AddAdd aa dollardollar signsign ($)($) toto thethe endend ofof tthhee shareshare name.name.

TheThe resouresourrcece wwililll notnot apapppearear inin thethe NetNetwworkork NNeeiigghhbbororhhoodood oror anyany otherother networknetwork browsbrowseer.r. YouYou cancan alalsoso proviproviddee shareshare--llevevelel passwordpasswordss oror useruser--lelevevell securitysecurity foforr thethe resource.resource. UsersUsers wwiillll havehave toto manumanualallyly mamapp toto thethe resourceresource andand theythey wwililll havehave toto inclincluudede thethe $$ inin thethe name.name.

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MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

MSD.EXEMSD.EXE (Micr(Microosoftsoft DiDiaagnostignosticscs))
MSD.EXEMSD.EXE (Micr(Microosoftsoft DiDiaagnostignosticscs))

ReportsReports itemsitems suchsuch asas COMCOM ports,ports, paparrallelallel ports,ports, IIRRQs,Qs, II/Os/Os andand otheotherr sysysstemtem resourcesresources ShouldShould nnotot bebe runrun underunder WindowsWindows oorr previousprevious versionsversions ofof WindowsWindows OnlyOnly includedincluded ifif youryour compcompuuterter waswas upgradupgradeded fromfrom aa previousprevious vveersionrsion ofof WindowsWindows oror MSMS--DDOSOS

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MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

WINMWINMSDSD.EXE.EXE (Windows(Windows NNTT DiDiaagngnoostics)stics)
WINMWINMSDSD.EXE.EXE (Windows(Windows NNTT DiDiaagngnoostics)stics)

FouFounndd onon tthehe AdmAdmininiisstrativetrative TooToollss groupgroup CCaann bebe eexxecutedecuted fromfrom aa cocommmmandand promptprompt DDisispplayslays varivarioousus infoinforrmationmation aaboboutut youryour sysyststemem andand thethe resourcesresources thathatt areare bbeeiinngg useusedd SystemSystem reressourcesources cacannnotnot bebe changchangeedd wwithith tthishis programprogram lliikkee theythey cancan wwithith WindWindoowsws DeviDeviccee ManaManaggerer

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MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls 3232

3232

MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

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3333

MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

UsingUsing SyseditSysedit UsUseedd toto edieditt AutoeAutoexxec.bat,ec.bat, Config.sysConfig.sys,, Win.inWin.inii,,
UsingUsing SyseditSysedit
UsUseedd toto edieditt AutoeAutoexxec.bat,ec.bat, Config.sysConfig.sys,, Win.inWin.inii,,
System.ini,System.ini, Protocol.iProtocol.innii andand otherother iinnii filesfiles
OpensOpens aallll tthehe systemsystem ffiilesles simsimuultltaaneneoouusslyly
CCaann bebe accessedaccessed byby sesellectiectinngg RRuunn frofromm thethe
StarStartt menumenu andand typintypingg syseditsysedit inin tthehe RRuunn ddialialogog
bbooxx
FiFilleses mustmust bebe savedsaved uusisinngg thethe SaveSave commandcommand
frofromm thethe FiFillee menumenu afaftterer editieditinngg tthemhem

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MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls 3535

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MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

SyseditSysedit OptionOptionss Cut,Cut, CoCoppyy andand PastePaste SearchSearch CCaann bebe casecase
SyseditSysedit OptionOptionss
Cut,Cut, CoCoppyy andand PastePaste
SearchSearch
CCaann bebe casecase sensitisensitivvee
ClearClear
SelectSelect allall
SaveSave
PrintPrint

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MMSS ss BuBuililtt--inin TTrroouublesbleshhoooottiinngg ToTooolsls

ViewView yoyouurr Config.sysConfig.sys filefile
ViewView yoyouurr Config.sysConfig.sys filefile

UsingUsing SSysyseeditdit toto IdentifyIdentify DrivDriveerr CConflictsonflicts

First,First, chcheeckck thethe PerformanPerformanccee tabtab ofof tthehe SystemSystem progrprograamm foundfound inin thethe ControlControl Panel.Panel.

DetermiDeterminnee wwhhetherether aallll sysysstemstems aarree usiusinngg 3232--bitbit drivers.drivers.

REMREM aallll DDeevice=vice= statstateementsments RReebboootot andand thenthen recheckrecheck toto seesee ifif allall systemssystems areare functionfunctionaall andand uussiinngg 3232--bbitit drivdriveers.rs.

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TheThe RegistryRegistry

PurposPurposee ReplaceReplacess manymany ofof thethe functfunctiionsons ofof INIINI CCeentralntral
PurposPurposee
ReplaceReplacess manymany ofof thethe functfunctiionsons ofof
INIINI
CCeentralntral rereppositoryository foforr harharddware,ware, softwaresoftware andand
apapplplicaticatiionon settingssettings
LessLess acacccessibleessible tthhanan thethe oldold .INI.INI filesfiles

filesfiles

CentraliCentralizzeses thethe ssetettingstings forfor tthehe operaoperattionion ofof thethe computercomputer

3838

TheThe RegistryRegistry

WhereWhere DoesDoes tthhee RegisRegisttryry RResiesidde?e? ThreeThree mmaainin locationslocations SYSTEM.SYSTEM.DDATAT
WhereWhere DoesDoes tthhee RegisRegisttryry RResiesidde?e?
ThreeThree mmaainin locationslocations
SYSTEM.SYSTEM.DDATAT
MoMosstt hhaarrddwwararee anandd ssooftwftwararee ccoonfignfiguuratiratioonn sseettinttinggss
USUSEER.R.DDATAT
UsUseerr infinforormamattionion
VirtuVirtuaall RRegegistryistry

FilesFiles thatthat araree ccrreaeatteded wwhheenn thethe syssysttemem iiss ststaarrtteded ReaReadd--onlyonly acaccceessss ffoorr tthhee uusseerr InfInfoormrmaationtion rrelatingelating toto tthehe peperrffoormrmaannccee ofof ththee ssyystestemm isis ststoorreedd hheerere

3939

TheThe RegistryRegistry

RegistRegistryry LayouLayoutt HKEHKEYY HKEHKEYY HKEHKEYY HKEHKEYY HKEHKEYY HKEHKEYY CCLASSELASSESS_RO_ROOOTT
RegistRegistryry LayouLayoutt
HKEHKEYY
HKEHKEYY
HKEHKEYY
HKEHKEYY
HKEHKEYY
HKEHKEYY
CCLASSELASSESS_RO_ROOOTT
CCUURRRRENTENT_US_USEERR
LLOCAOCALL
MMAACCHINEHINE
UUSERSSERS
CCUURRRRENTENT_C_CONONFIGFIG
DDYNYN
DDATATAA
CCUURRRRENTENT_US_USEERR LLOCAOCALL MMAACCHINEHINE UUSERSSERS CCUURRRRENTENT_C_CONONFIGFIG DDYNYN DDATATAA 4040

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TheThe RegiRegiststryry

InsideInside tthhee KeyKeyss

SubkeysSubkeys

VVaaluelue eentriesntries ValueValue namename DataData tytyppee ValueValue
VVaaluelue eentriesntries
ValueValue namename
DataData tytyppee
ValueValue

4141

TheThe RegistryRegistry

SearchSearchiingng thethe RRegistegistrryy FindFind cocommmandmand fofouundnd onon thethe EditEdit menumenu
SearchSearchiingng thethe RRegistegistrryy
FindFind cocommmandmand fofouundnd onon thethe EditEdit menumenu

CClicklick onon thethe keykey thathatt yyouou wwaantnt toto searchsearch through.through. CClicklick onon thethe EditEdit menumenu andand seselelecctt Find.Find. EnterEnter thethe informationinformation youyou wwaantnt toto find.find. CChheckeck thethe posposssiibblele lolocationscations forfor youryour informatiinformationon,, suchsuch asas kkeys,eys, valuevaluess namesnames oror data.data. CClicklick thethe FFiindnd NNeextxt buttonbutton ttoo begbegiinn youryour search.search.

4242

TheThe RegistryRegistry

EditingEditing thethe RegistRegistrryy REGREGEEDDIIT.EXET.EXE forfor WindowsWindows CreatCreatiingng aa
EditingEditing thethe RegistRegistrryy
REGREGEEDDIIT.EXET.EXE forfor WindowsWindows
CreatCreatiingng aa shortcutshortcut onon youryour DeskDeskttopop forfor
REGEDITREGEDIT
RightRight--clickclick yyoourur DDeesskkttopop aandnd sselecelectt NNeew|Shortcw|Shortcuut.t.
EnterEnter rreegeditgedit inin thethe CCoommmmandand lineline texttext boxbox andand
clickclick NNext.ext.
EnterEnter RRegisegistrtryy EditorEditor toto idideentifyntify thethe shshoorrttcutcut inin tthehe
SelectSelect aa TitleTitle forfor thethe PProroggrraamm dialogdialog bbox,ox, andand tthenhen
clickclick tthehe FiniFinisshh butbuttton.on.
REGREGEDTEDT32.EXE32.EXE forfor WindowsWindows NNTT

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TheThe RegistryRegistry

CommCommaandsnds inin RRegeditegedit FileFile ImporImportt ReReggistryistry FileFile EExxportport ReReggistryistry
CommCommaandsnds inin RRegeditegedit
FileFile
ImporImportt ReReggistryistry FileFile
EExxportport ReReggistryistry FileFile
CCoonnnnectect NetworkNetwork ReReggistryistry
DDiscoisconnnecnectt NetworkNetwork RReeggistryistry
PrintPrint

4444

TheThe RegistryRegistry

CommCommaandsnds inin RRegeditegedit EditEdit
CommCommaandsnds inin RRegeditegedit
EditEdit

NNeeww DDeeletelete RReenamename FiFinndd FiFinndd NNeextxt YouYou wilwilll nneeeded toto useuse sshortcuthortcut kekeyyss forfor CuCutt,, CCopyopy andand Paste.Paste.

4545

TheThe RegistryRegistry

CommCommaandsnds inin RRegeditegedit ViewView StatusStatus BarBar SSpplitlit RefreshRefresh
CommCommaandsnds inin RRegeditegedit
ViewView
StatusStatus BarBar
SSpplitlit
RefreshRefresh

4646

TheThe RegistryRegistry

RunnRunniingng RegRegeeditdit fromfrom DDOSOS AA copycopy ofof RReeggeeditdit isis ppllacaceedd onon tthehe
RunnRunniingng RegRegeeditdit fromfrom DDOSOS
AA copycopy ofof RReeggeeditdit isis ppllacaceedd onon tthehe startupstartup disk.disk.
OnlyOnly aa cocommmandmand lliinnee iinterfacenterface mmuchuch llikeike thethe oldold
EEddlliinn progprogrramam
SSwwitchesitches
/?/? -- ShoShowwss cocommmmaandnd lineline ssyntaxyntax
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