Miscellaneous Registry Fixes for Windows (All Versions)

Here is a compilation of some useful registry fixes for Windows 7/8/Vista/XP. I might add more fixes as more issues come in. If you have a specific request, please be sure to add it in the Comments section.





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Description

REG Fix

OS

1Error 1719 Windows Installer Service Could Not be Accessed, when installing applications. DownloadWindows 7
2Windows Security Center Service missing after Malware attackDownloadWindows 7
3Event Log Service missing "The specified service does not exist as an installed service"DownloadWindows 7 x64
4Library (.library-ms) file association and icon missingDownloadWindows 7
5Cannot Enable the Menu bar in Internet Explorer 9 Beta (Bug)DownloadIE9 Beta
6Windows Installer Service missingDownloadWindows 7
7Fix ExplorerFrame.DLL Registration in Windows 7. Resolves various UI problems.DownloadWindows 7
8Restore Device Manager Snap-In to Computer Management ConsoleDownloadWindows 7/Vista
9Restore Missing Windows Firewall Service (MpsSvc) to Services MMCDownloadWindows 7
10Restore Missing Windows Firewall Authorization Driver (MpsDrv)DownloadWindows 7
11Restore Missing Base Filtering Engine Service (BFE) to Services MMCDownloadWindows 7
12Fix "Open With" Error "This file does not have a program associated with it"DownloadWindows 7
13Restore Missing "Details" tab to File/Folder PropertiesDownloadWindows 7
14Restore Missing BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) from Services MMCDownloadWindows 7
15Fix File Association Error When Double-clicking CD or DVD driveDownloadWindows 7
16Add "Scan with Windows Defender" Option to Right-Click MenuDownloadWindows 8
17Fix Error "The Snipping Tool is not working on your computer right now"DownloadWindows 7
18Restore Missing Windows Search (WSearch) Service to Services MMCDownloadWindows 7
19Restore Missing Internet Connection Sharing (ICS/SharedAccess) to Services MMCDownloadWindows 7
20Restore Missing Windows Update Service (wuauserv) to Services MMCDownloadWindows 7
21Restore Missing Windows Modules Installer (TrustedInstaller) to Services MMCDownloadWindows 7
22Restore Missing "Default" user folderDownloadWindows 7
23Fix .MP4 thumbnail previews not generated in Windows 7DownloadWindows 7
24Fix Duplicate Drives (Removable) Shown in Windows 10 File Explorer left paneDownloadWindows 10
25Microsoft Edge Close Tabs Warning On Exit (Enable)DownloadWindows 10

26 thoughts on “Miscellaneous Registry Fixes for Windows (All Versions)

  1. God bless you. I was able to restore the firewall on a friends computer and Microsoft Essentials was able to update as a result of your fixes…plus it didn’t take me all day by doing it manually.

  2. Restore Missing Base Filtering Engine Service (BFE) to Services MMC: I need this for WindowsXP, please.

  3. Thank you! I used solution 2 and it worked great, so easy! I just had to restart after the install was done. Thanks again.

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