Registry Tweak

Ever encountered a problem in which you can’t open Group Policy Editor even using administrator account. When you try the command gpedit.msc or other commands with msc extensions like services.msc, devmgmt.msc, compmgmt.msc etc. simply an error message shows up which says:

Access is denied.

Try opening the editor by double clicking the gpedit.msc inside the system32 folder but you will encounter the same error message.

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Some viruses can disable computer registry editor, task manager and folder options (e.g. Brontok worm). There are many tools available to restore system settings back to normal you can use but how about DIY using a script. Following is a little registry hack script which should enable registry editor, task manager and folder options if they are disabled by some virus.

How to Use

Extract the archive
Run restore_settings.reg once
Confirm the registry changes
That should fix the problem

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