How to Enable or Disable Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7
You can use Problem Steps Recorder to automatically capture the steps you take in Windows 7, including a text description of where you clicked and a screen shot during each click. Once you capture these steps, you can save them to a .zip file containing a .mht (MHTML) file of them. This file can then be used by a support professional or someone else helping you with a computer problem. If you like you can use it as a sort of Slide Show type demo to.
This article will show you how to enable or disable the ability of all users to use Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7.
You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to do this tutorial.
Problem Steps Recorder
Through the Local Group Policy Editor
1. Open the Local Group Policy Editor.
2. In the left pane, click on to expand Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, and Application Compatibility. (see screenshot below)
3. In the right pane, right click on Turn off Problem Steps Recorder and click on Edit. (see screenshot above)
4. To Enable "Problem Steps Recorder" in Windows 7
A) Select (dot) either Not Configured or Disabled. (see screenshot below step 6)
Not Configured is the default setting.
B) Go to step 6.
5. To Disable "Problem Steps Recorder" in Windows 7
A) Select (dot) Enabled. (see screenshot below step 6)
6. Click on OK. (see screenshot below)
7. Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.
8. If enabled, users will be able to use Problem Steps Recorder.