Allow verbose status messages in Windows 7 and Windows xp

Verbose messages are Windows messages that you will get, if your computer perform a shutdown, restart, logon or logoff. If you start, shutdown, login or logoff your computer, Windows will display a window showing information about what tasks, Windows will perform next.

Normally, Windows only displays general information like loading personal settings, but you won’t see detailed information about which files or settings are included in this task. If you use this setting, Windows slow down a little and it can help you get the detailed information and this will give you more time to close all your running programs and save your data. Continue reading “Allow verbose status messages in Windows 7 and Windows xp”

Reason why gpedit.msc is not working in Windows 7

Group Policy Editor or the command used to run it that is gpedit.msc is the best way to configure your system for some admin options. There are many options that are available in this which are used to make the backend changes in the system like disabling any tool, taking off privilege of a user or etc.

To access the Group Policy Editor you need to type gpedit.msc in the Run box, which automatically opens the window for you to customize the options. Now the issue here is that I have seen this command not working in Windows 7 OS in many computers. Continue reading “Reason why gpedit.msc is not working in Windows 7”

Disable Users to Install Software

One of our readers wanted to know the steps to prevent the users to install any software. If you also need to know the same then below are the Group Policy setting that are required to achieve the same thing.

To do this you don’t need any tool or any software as it can be done using the default group policy settings. Well below are the steps to perform this action.

1.    Bring up the Run command box and type gpedit.msc and hit Enter. Continue reading “Disable Users to Install Software”

Steps to Fix Access Denied to gpedit.msc Problem

My PC was working all fine until I figured out that Group Policy gpedit.msc was not opening on my system. I wanted to open the Group Policy editor for some work and I was shocked to find that not only the gpedit.msc, even the other commands with msc extensions, were not working like services.msc, devmgmt.msc, compmgmt.msc etc.

Then I tried opening the editor by double clicking the gpedit.msc inside the system32 folder and I got the same error “Access is Denied”. What was strange was that I was accessing the editor from my Administrator account only.

I tried following things:

•    The first suspect is, of course, Virus, thus I scanned my whole system with the updated Anti Virus but it didn’t find any. Continue reading “Steps to Fix Access Denied to gpedit.msc Problem”