How do I open Registry Editor on Windows 11?

Irrespective of the versions of Windows that you have, there are a lot of settings and features that you can use; registry Editor manages all of them. You can say that the Registry Editor is the foundation pillar of your OS. Every parameter you see on your screen has some settings stored in the Registry Editor. It is why your computer can turn unserviceable if you try and change its settings without having accurate knowledge of it.

Now that you know what Registry Editor is and what it does let us get to the part where you learn how to open it on your Windows 11. There are multiple ways to do it. Just read through the following risewindows article:-

How to Open Registry Editor in Windows 11 using Windows Search?

Step 1: Firstly, click on the Search icon on the taskbar and go to Windows Search.

Step 2: Once the search box opens, type registry.

Step 3: Open the Registry Editor app in the available results.

How to Open Registry Editor on Windows 11 through Desktop Shortcut?

If you open the registry editor often, it can be quite a task to open it from the root every time. That’s way, you also can create a desktop shortcut for this program.

Step 1: To begin, open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R on the keyboard.

Step 2: Type the following in the Run box and press Enter on the keyboard:-

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools

Step 3: Now, find the program name “Registry Editor.”

Step 4: Copy (Ctrl + C) and Paste (Ctrl + V) this shortcut to the desktop.

That’s it. Now you can open the Registry Editor from Windows 11 with the help of this shortcut.

How to Launch Registry Editor on Windows 11 using Keyboard Shortcut?

Firstly, you need to assign shortcut keys to Registry Editor, and then you can use those to open the Registry Editor. Use the following steps to do that:-

Step 1. Go to the Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R on the keyboard.

Step 2: Browse the following In the Run box and press Enter:-

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Administrative Tools

Step 3: Next, find the program name “Registry Editor.”

Step 4: Go to the Properties option by right-clicking on the Registry Editor shortcut icon.

Step 5: Afterward, go to the Shortcut tab in the Registry Editor Properties window and click on the text field next to the Shortcut key.

Step 6: You can press any key, and a sequence will be assigned for this shortcut. Remember that whatever key you choose, CTRL + Alt will be automatically prefixed. For instance, if you press the ‘F’ key, the shortcut key will Ctrl + Alt + F to open the Registry Editor.

Step 7: Next, click on Apply button after assigning the shortcut keys.

Step 8: As the final step, click on OK.

That’s it. Now this keyboard shortcut assigned by you can open Registry Editor.

How to Open Registry Editor on Windows 11 using Run Prompt?

Step 1: Same as above, open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R on the keyboard.

Step 2: Next in the Run box, type the following and press Enter:-

regedit

Now, the Registry Editor window will open.

How to Open Registry Editor on Windows 11 through Command Prompt, Power Shell, or Windows Terminal?

Step 1: Start by clicking the Search button on the taskbar and search for the respective console by typing its name.

Step 2: Click on the respective app to open it.

Step 3: In the prompt window, type Regedit and press Enter to open the Registry Editor.

That’s it.

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