Friday, October 17, 2014

Printer Attachment Issue in Windows 7,windows 8 and 8.1

Unable to set DEFAULT PRINTER? - Let's troubleshoot
Unable to Set Default Printer pop-up error window:

This error is related to the old printer you have set as default before. Printers name that was recorded in your registry are priority on the system which you cannot modify if you're trying to set a new default printer. So you have to manually modify the registry. Note that the registry section is very sensitive,  serious  problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly.  Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully.  For insurance included, move down the registry before you alter it. And that point, you can restore the registry if an issue happens. For Additional data about how to go down and restore the registry, click the accompanying article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows: (

Now, here's how to troubleshoot:

1. Click the Start button and type "regedit",
then right click and "run as administrator"
2. Now go to this location:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Window
3. Located in the right column, you can change the device key v alue data to your printer name.Right click on the Device key then modify the data value (e.g. "HP Laserjet P1006,winspool,Ne03:")
Note: You MIGHT encounter this "Error Editing Value" which you are unable to modify the data,
All you have to do is to set "permissions" to the key, and this is how its done:

Right Click on the "Windows" key and choose "Permissions", check "Allow" -> Apply, then OK.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

How to create a Welcome Message in Windows 2008 Domain

Process to set Welcome Logon message to the Domain User Workstation while they log-in:-
In Domain Server we have to follow these procedures to set this policy:-
1)      Login to the Domain server.
2)      Click on Start  .
3)      Select Administrative Tools.
4)      Select Group Policy Management.
5)      Then Group Policy Management Console will be open.
6)      Select “Domain name” under Domains Category menu.
7)      Select Default Domain Policy (from right side menu box).
8)      Right click on “Default Domain Policy” and click on “edit”.
9)      Then other windows of “Group Policy Management Editor” will be open.
10)  Expand “Policies” tab and select “Windows Settings” tab.
11)  Expand “Windows Settings” tab and select “Security Settings”.
12)  Double click on “Local Policies” option from right side menu list.
13)  Then another window will be open.
14)  Double click on “Security option”.
15)  Then another window will be open.
16)  Search for “Interactive logon: Message text for Users attempting to log-on”.
17)  Right click on “Interactive logon: Message text for Users attempting to log-on” and click on properties.
18)  Then tick the box “Define the policy setting in the template” and then type your message in the given below box and apply & Ok.
19)  Search for “Interactive logon: Message title for Users attempting to log-on”.
20)  Right click on “Interactive logon: Message title for Users attempting to log-on” and click on properties.
21)  Click on “Define this policy setting” box and give Title of your message which you have assigned previously then apply & Ok.
22)  After that whenever the Domain user will be restart his/her workstation then after clicking Ctrl+Alt+Del button, then that message will be displayed on screen.

*************************Enjoy the trick ****************