What is Registry Editor?
The Windows Registry Editor is a graphical tool in the Windows operating system (OS) that allows authorized users to view the Windows registry and make changes.
This article will guide you on how to open Open Registry Editor in Windows 10, 8, and 7.
In windows many ways to open a registry editor. These are the following:-
- Run Box
- Command Prompt
- Taskbar Search
- File Explorer
- By Creating Desktop Shortcut
How to Open Registry Editor using Run dialog box?
To open the Registry Editor using the Run dialog box, do the following steps:-
Step 1. Firstly, hit
Step 2. In the Run box, type
That’s it. The Registry Editor window will appear on your computer or laptop.
How to Start Registry Editor using Command Prompt?
If you prefer to use Command Prompt to do several changes on Windows 11, this method may help you.
Step 1. Open the Command Prompt with elevated rights.
If you don’t know how to open Command Prompt with elevated rights, click the
Step 2. In the elevated Command Prompt window, type the following and hit
How to Open Registry Editor through Taskbar Search?
Step 1. On the Taskbar Search, type
Step 2. Click on the
How to Access Registry Editor using PowerShell?
Step 1. Open Powershell.
Step 2. In the Windows PowerShell window, type the following and hit
How to Open Registry Editor using File Explorer?
Step 1. Access File Explorer.
Step 2. Now, navigate to the following path:-
Step 3. Double-click on the
How to Open Registry Editor from the Desktop Shortcut?
For those who need to access Registry Editor frequently, this shortcut method may be appropriate for them:-
Step 1. Right-click on free space on the Desktop. Select
Step 2. In the Create Shortcut wizard that opens, on the location textbox, type
Step 3. Click the
Step 4. In the following screen, type the name as “Registry Editor.”
Step 5. Click the
From now you can access the Registry Editor by double-clicking on its shortcut icon.