Remotely Modifying the Registry Using Regedit

This is one of my favorite tricks. I use this trick when someone’s Adobe suddenly decides to update so aggressively that the computer slows to a crawl. Or when Java keeps prompting to update even though auto updates are disabled. You can easily connect to the machine, make the change and the user never needs […]

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Enable Remote Registry Access

By default, Windows does not allow remote access to the registry. To access the registry remotely you’ll first need start the Remote Registry service. There are multiple ways to achieve this; we’ll cover three ways here: Manually start the service (good option when building an image, not so good if the device is already remote) […]

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Killing a Task Remotely in Microsoft Windows

Have you ever wished you could remotely kill a task on a computer? Your wish is about to come true. You’re probably regretting that you didn’t wish for something better. Like¬†wings. This will work on all versions of Microsoft Windows (at least all the supported ones). There are two commands that you will use. TASKLIST […]

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