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A Better Registry Editor

I need, and my google foo has failed to find, a registry editor that lets me deal with a very common problem I have. The root problem is I don’t want manual steps in the setup of an application I am involved with creating. It relies on IRQ to be enabled for the LPT on a windows PC, but scince Windows 2000 Microsoft has decided that they shouldn’t enable them by default.

Due to where Windows stores the setting for this:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\ACPI\PNP0400\4&4b018eb&0\Device Parameters\FilterResourceMethod=dword:00000002 Continue reading