You may receive an error “There is no script engine for file extension” while attempting to run .vbs files in Windows. This error can occur if no default scripting engine is set, the VBScript module is not correctly registered, or the .vbs file class settings are broken.
Archive for the ‘Windows Security’ Category
The default User Account Control (UAC) settings in Windows Vista and Windows 7 prevent you from performing many task on the command line. Performing administrative tasks such as executing batch or script files that require administrative permissions will require you to use an Elevated Command Prompt, or a command prompt with elevated permissions that […]
“I am running Windows XP. I need to execute VBS scripts to run functions in other programs. I had no problem until some security program disabled execution of VBS Scripts. Now all I get is code Notepad and the VBS Scripts don’t execute. How do I get Windows to execute VBS Scripts again?” - Peter […]
Today I’m going to show you another method of hiding a logical volume in My Computer or Windows Explorer using Local Group Policies. This is useful because the setting can be made on a per user basis.
There are many reasons why you might want to hide or remove a logical disk volume in Windows. Perhaps you are maintaining a backup partition and want to hide it to help ensure its integrity. In any case, removing a logical disk volume in Windows is a pretty simple procedure.
If you’re tired of being bothered by Windows Vista’s invasive User Account Control (UAC) prompts when attempting to run certain programs, then you’ll want to stop by TechRepublic’s IT Dojo and check out this video that shows you how to bypass those unwanted prompts.
Network administrators are becoming more accustomed to performing common tasks remotely. Windows itself provides a mechanism for this with its Remote Desktop feature. Being able to administer machines remotely saves travel time while providing a much appreciated convenience. But what happens when the machine you want to connect remotely to doesn’t have […]
Hello, I have this VirtuMonde virus on my computer. I ran Spybot, Ad-aware and McAfee virus scan to see if I can clear it. I get certain things from Spybot but they usually reappear after I thought I deleted them. If you can help me get rid of this VirtuMonde plague I […]
A reader recently submitted a question about removing a strange virus. Although the question is a bit vague, I believe the Windows Guru has the solution for removing the Desktop_.ini virus.
So you’ve taken the plunge and upgraded to the new Windows Vista operating system and you’re trying to make yourself at home in this new operating system. Everything is good but every time you turn around you’re seeing a dialog that “Windows needs your permission to continue”. You’re thinking to yourself, “I just […]