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Windows: disable sticky keys

If some keyboard key is pressed several times in the short period of time, the accessibility window will appear. It’s possible to disable this behaviour.

Just create the following REG-file and import it with the regedit:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Accessibility\StickyKeys] "Flags"="0"

Alternative: just do it from the command line:


Windows: local printer option is greyed out

Some time ago I need to add the local printer to the system, however, this option was greyed out in the “Add printer” wizard. The problem was caused by local policy, preventing the adding of the new devices to the system.

The following should be done to enable “Add local printer” option

Start the policy […]

Windows 7: remove SP1 installation files

Here is the command to remove old installation files for SP1.

dism /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded

Warning! The uninstallation of the Service Pack 1 will be impossible after removing these files!