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Thursday, March 16, 2006

How to Enable REGEDIT

Copy and paste the following code between the lines in a notepad and save it as EnableRegistryEdit.vbs on our desktop (or any other location)

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'Enable Registry Editing'
'© Veegertx - 4/7/2004
'This code may be freely distributed/modified
On Error Resume Next
'Prevents errors from values that don't exist
Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
'Delete DisableRegistryTools registry values
'save this file as EnableRegistryEdit.vbs

WshShell.RegDelete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Po licies\System\DisableRegistryTools"
WshShell.RegDelete "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Po licies\System\DisableRegistryTools"

'display message
Message = "You should have access to Regedit now"

X = MsgBox(Message, vbOKOnly, "Done")
Set WshShell = Nothing
Set fso = Nothing
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Once saved, click on that script file and your registry should start working.



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Lets say now for some logical reason if you want to disable the regedit again, save the following text between the lines in a notepad on desktop as DisablingRegEdit.reg and execute it once saved. your registry will get disabled.

You can always enable it from the above procedure.

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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\System]
"DisableRegistryTools"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Group Policy Objects\LocalUser\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\System]
"DisableRegistryTools"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer]
"NoSaveSettings"=dword:00000000
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9 Comments:

Blogger Clueless said...

it said work done., but th same problem again

11:26 AM  
Blogger omar122 said...

tanxxxxxxx

6:56 AM  
Blogger Vicodin said...

i followed the instuction and it said that i can access regedit after that.
but turn out that i still can't access it :(

1:24 AM  
Blogger மீறான் அன்வர் said...

Hey ! this is the best way I found.

Start -> Run -> gpedit.msc -> User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Prevent access to registry editing tools -> Right Click Properties -> Disabled.

It's working good..

Thanx

Meeran Anwar

10:37 PM  
Blogger somu said...

whenI put regedie.exe cmd in run tab It will opened in notepad.
Pls tell me if anybody solve in this problem.

12:07 PM  
Blogger rashi said...

i had done all the process with carefully but stil my regedit is not opening and showing a error that your "registry editing is disable by your administrator"

6:06 PM  
Blogger hema said...

hey none of the above clues has solved my problem can anyone over there help me out to solve this problem

1:56 AM  
Blogger AyazUddin said...

It's not working at all, Can u plz tell me is there anything to manipulate with gpedit.msc since i am unable to find prevent regedit tools in Administrative Templates
->System->Prevent access to registry editing tool in either user configuration or computer configuration

11:39 PM  
Blogger AyazUddin said...

it's working right.

12:17 AM  

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