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How to open Registry Editor in Windows 10

3/23/2015

This article describes the most simple ways to open Registry Editor in Windows 10.

Note that administrative privileges are required to run the Registry editor. So you may need to log on to Windows 10 using an administrator account.

Run/Command Prompt

1. Open Run or Command Prompt.

2. Type regedit and press ENTER.

Run regedit

Shortcut

Registry Editor shortcut

1. Right-click on an empty space of a folder on the computer.

2. In the context menu select New > Shortcut.

3. Type regedit.exe and click Next.

Location of regedit.exe

4. Type Registry editor and click Finish.

Registry editor

Use this shortcut when you need to run the Registry editor.

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