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”

Remove Happy Birthday virus easily

The Happy Birthday virus is picking up great deal of popularity and is spreading a lot faster as compared to other virus. This virus mostly spreads through E-mails and flash drives like pen drives.

Following are the problems that this virus causes:

1.    Disables registry editor, folder options and command prompt.

2.    Shows a tool tip near the mouse cursor with the texts ‘Happy Birthday’.

3.    Runs a process named either “explorce.exe” or “explorcr.exe” in the background processes that confuses with explorer.exe Continue reading “Remove Happy Birthday virus easily”

Fix the problem of System32 Folder Opening Automatically on Startup

Some of our readers were experiencing this problem that when they boot their PC, the System32 Folder opens automatically in a new window on the startup. This is a common problem nowadays and is very irritating.

What is system32 folder?

System32 folder is an important folder that comes when the Windows is installed and is situated in ‘C:\windows\system32”. It contains several important files.

Causes of this problem:

As you may have guessed, this problem is not caused by any virus instead is caused due to a leftover pieces of an uninstalled program which causes problems in the Windows Registry. This problem is also caused if you have either Continue reading “Fix the problem of System32 Folder Opening Automatically on Startup”