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e. Both b and d

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Diagnostic logging is a highly underrated tool for getting to the heart of different sorts of problems. Windows comes with a global switch to enable verbose diagnostic logging (into the system log) for all applications and services that support it.

To turn on verbose logging:

  1. Open the Registry and navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionpoliciessystem.
  2. Add a new DWORD entry with the name verbosestatus and set the value to 1.
  3. Make sure there is no DWORD entry in the same subkey with the name DisableStatusMessages. If there is, set it to 0.
  4. Restart.

If this quiz has left you yearning for more information, please check the links below for related articles and tips:

>> Read Serdar Yegulalp's full article entitled: Make your system a bigmouth.

>> Learn how to track program installations using your log file.

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