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Restoring Vista functionality once in reduced functionality mode

In this gallery I show you how you can restore full Windows Functionality to a system that's entered reduced functionality mode.
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Hwere's how you can restore full functionality back to a Windows Vista system that's in reduced functionality mode. To do this you need to use Internet Explorer to access the file system (type C:\ into the address bar and hit enter - give this permission in any security prompts). Then navigate to c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe and run this.

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However, there's a catch ...

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You have to run CMD.EXE as an administrator.

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Let's try that again ...

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... click "Continue" ...

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That command again is: slmgr.vbs -rearm

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Finger's crossed ...

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It worked!

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After a reboot here's what you see.

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Clicking "Ask me later" brings back your desktop! Nice!

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