in as much as you took so much time to write this out I feel obligated to at least give it a shot.. besides it's in DOS. Still my favorite way of doing things.. As I mentioned to Eric and should have told you..I can access the "run" by the windows + R key... in classic start no " run command" in startup ( normal) it is there.. beats me... my value is set to 91... I read somewhere that 1 turned it off...? Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2003 12:56 PM Subject: [pcductape] Re: registry > Trapper, > > You will have to do the "dreaded" registry hack thingy, > > Open your registry - which since you don't have "run" you will have to open > from a command line - which you cannot get from the "run" either - so here > is the long long workaround that I thought of for you ---- > > Try this - To open a command prompt, click Start, point to All Programs, > point to Accessories, and then click Command Prompt. > > If for some reason you cannot find that, then you can do the following --- > > Hit F1 - to get to the help and support - then do a look for MS-DOS > overview. The overview will show up like this --- and hit the "Open Command > Prompt" line - that will of course get a command line window. > > "MS-DOS, the acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System, is an operating > system with a command-line interface used on personal computers. As with > other operating systems such as OS/2 > <ms-its:C:\WINDOWS\Help\win_dos.chm::/HELP=glossary.hlp TOPIC=gls_os2> , it > translates keyboard input by the user into operations the computer can > perform, it also oversees operations such as disk input and output, video > support, keyboard control, and many internal functions related to program > execution and file maintenance. > > You type MS-DOS commands using a command prompt window > <ms-its:C:\WINDOWS\Help\win_dos.chm::/HELP=glossary.hlp > TOPIC=gls_command_prompt_window> . To end your MS-DOS session, type exit in > the command prompt window at the blinking cursor. > > The MS-DOS mode is a shell in which the MS-DOS environment is emulated in > 32-bit systems, such as Windows. MS-DOS-based programs can run with Windows > and might create a program information file (PIF > <ms-its:C:\WINDOWS\Help\win_dos.chm::/HELP=glossary.hlp TOPIC=gls_pif> ) > which appears as a shortcut on your desktop. > > Open Command Prompt". > > On the command line type - regedit > > This should open up the registry for you... > > From there, navigate to the following key and make sure the data value = 1 > > Key:[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Ex > plorer] > Value Name: NoRun > Data Type: REG_DWORD > Data:(0 = disabled, 1 = enabled) > > Let me know if that solved the problem. > > > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > TTFN - Vic > > "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and > the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics > and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find > the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy > child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life > has breathed easier because you have lived. > > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > > > > > ________________________________ > > From: pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:pcductape-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] > On Behalf Of trapper > Sent: Thursday, 18 September, 2003 19:39 > To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [pcductape] Re: registry > > > my run command from the start menu is missing..anyone know where it went and > how to get it back??? > > trapper@xxxxxxx > Arts of Alaska <http://www.streetfairamerica.com/dhar> > by > Diane > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send an email to > pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field > OR by logging into the Web interface. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.