Turning On Device Collections


This section provides instructions for manually turning on device collections created by Device Manager 2011. This procedure is only necessary if you turned off collections during installation.

  1. Open Registry Editor and search for the [HKLM\Software\Microsoft\EDM] registry key.

  2. Set the DisableAutomaticCollections to a DWORD value of 0.

  3. Restart the Common Components Service. Open a Command Prompt window and enter the following Services Snap-in command: net start “EDM Common Components Service”. For more information about how to use the Services Snap-in commands, see Start, stop, pause, resume, or restart a service on TechNet.