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Windows 7: Computer Context menu - Manage not working


27 Aug 2009   #21

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

If you merged the .reg files - the reg entries are correct.

I have no reason to suspect Glary as I can't replicate that on my system. I did exactly what you did - unticked, closed the app. , restarted Glary, then ticked it again . No problems.

I seem to remember I came across this before and don't recall having found the cause.

Check in System Environment variables and see if you have this entry ( yours will probably be C: instead of D: )

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27 Aug 2009   #22

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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

If the enviromnmet variable is missing, click New and add it in. It is not unknown for that to do a vanishing act.

Otherwise, see if you have this :

Windows\System32\compmgmt.msc
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27 Aug 2009   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate Media Center Edition
 
 

well been googling around and have found the following :-

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regedit32.exe program has no way to create a default value of REG_EXPAND_SZ datatype. You have to create a merge file and use "@=hex(2):00,00" to insert a empty string of that datatype. Note that you can created named values of the REG_EXPAND_SZ datatype, just not the default value.
Also found that a few of the reg clean/defrag prog about like Ccleaner, Glary utills, Registary machanic etc are not puting the correct entries into the reg in some instances !

Looks like when i did a reg Clean with Glary it must have messed something up somewhere else in the reg, and i have no chance of finding it. Unfortunately iv also found that because i use a duel boot xpp/Windows 7 system it is causing me to loose my restore points on both xp and Windows 7 because they are both using the same system restore volume, so no restore points for me to use

Well all this is darn annoying & other than putting a short cut up for compmgmt.msc i reckon i might have to do a repair install of Windows 7 or maybe ill just forget about it as its such a minor thing but things like this do tend to drive me mad.

Anyhow thx for all your help chaps, if you have any more suggestions as to what i can do next to diagnose whats gone wrong they would be greatly appreciated.

Thx,
JackDinn.
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27 Aug 2009   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate Media Center Edition
 
 

sorry missed your replies above, but my Enviroment variables for windir is E:\Windows which is right in my case.

Also yes i have Windows\System32\compmgmt.msc as i said earlier i have tried clicking and it works fine
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27 Aug 2009   #25

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Thanks Jack,

That's interesting - I have never created a expandable string of Default type however , the .reg file I posted has that @=hex(2) value.

Try this and see if it helps:

Computer.reg


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27 Aug 2009   #26

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

You may want to have a look here:

AppData\Roaming\GlarySoft\Glary Utilities\Backups

If it is there, add a .reg extension to the files without extensions and merge them.
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27 Aug 2009   #27

Windows 7 Ultimate Media Center Edition
 
 

well not sure what that .reg was for but i tried it anyhow, but got

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and i cant look AppData\Roaming\GlarySoft\Glary Utilities\Backups as iv removed glary.


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27 Aug 2009   #28

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

That's odd, I uninstalled Glary too just now - it left the Backups behind, very sensibly.

They are still there on my system.

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Are you still having the same issue?


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27 Aug 2009   #29

Windows 7 Ultimate Media Center Edition
 
 

not in bin either just the short cut to glary from my desktop.
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27 Aug 2009   #30

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Very strange - Glary deliberately leaves them behind.
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