chrome proxy settings via gpo or registry

Check this: How i did it: copy the json stuff into an editor, tune your parameters and transdorm it into one single line. Then put this string into your gpo input field. It will appear in HKCU\Software\Policies\Google\Chrome\ProxySettings as REG_SZ

Windows 10 | Uninstall progs from registry

Delete them: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{KEY2KEY2KEY2} HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\KEYKEYKEY HKCR\Installer\Products\KEYKEYKEY HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\SOMETHING HKLM\SOFTWARE\RegisteredApplications\SOMETHING HKLM\SOFTWARE\Clients\Mail\SOMETHINGifITdidHANDLEmail HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\RegisteredApplications\SOMETHING HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Clients\Mail\SOMETHINGifITwasAmailCLIENT HKU\S-1-5-18\Software\Clients\Mail\SOMETHINGifITwasAmailCLIENT

WSUS | Hint for cloned machines.

Do sysprep.exe, but you will lose activation, licenses, maybe devices. The poor mans way: Remove the SusClientID and (if exists) AccountDomainID from Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate

Foxit Reader | UAC prompt issue | GPO

You Foxits opens an UAC prompt on startup? It’s a never endig foxit issue… Did this and got rid of it: GPO: use the admx and activate: ‘Disable default PDF viewer switching’ Registry: Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader 10.0\CollectionData DefaultPDF REG_DWORD 1 Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader 10.0\CollectionData AppState REG_SZ Licensed Software\Foxit Software\Foxit Reader 10.0\Preferences\Others bCheckRegister REG_SZ 0 Software\Foxit […]

THUNDERBIRD | GPO or Registry | Certificate handling

Basics:   Via Registry: HKCU\Software\Policies\Mozilla\Thunderbird\Certificates\Install\1 = “mycert.der” or Software\Policies\Mozilla\Thunderbird\Certificates\Install\2 = “\\MYHOST\Users\username\mycert.pem” or Software\Policies\Mozilla\Thunderbird\Certificates\Install\3 = “C:\CERTS\mycert.pem” as REG_EXPAND_SZ. If you define only a file name without a path Thunderbird searches %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Thunderbird\Certificates%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Certificates for your files. Via GPO: Use the user branch. Define full path file location or file names only. If you specify only a file […]

Windows | Users temporary profile mess

On a machine some users are always logged on with temorarary profiles only? Go to this machines registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList Check the names + note the SIDs (!) + and delete these candidates. Then go to HKEY_USERS and delete the corresponding SIDs branches.