You can search for the registry. When you see it, right click on it and run as an administrator. After doing this, you should be able to make changes.
Many times Explorer will remove or disable the Folder Option in Tools but there is a way to deal with it. If Folder Options is disabled but Registry Editor is still working in your system, then you can enable Folder Options by editing Windows Registry.
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Type the following text in registry and save it as enable.reg. [.reg is extension for regfiles] REGEDIT4 [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer] "DisableRegistryTools"=dword:00000000
The registry is a vital portion of the operating system, so it is enabled automatically. There is no way I know of to disable it, so I don't know of a way to enable it. If you are referring to registry editing, then you might need a higher permissions level. Regedit, the default registry management program, may only be available to administrators.
The operating system will not allow limited users to change any of the system's settings or applications or add/removing programs or registry. Only Administrators can do all these things. User can only view the data. so the in the user account when user want to access registry he can not access and it shows an error as "Registry editing is Disable by your Administrator" I didn't find the above answer useful. Visit the related link where you will find how to enable or disable registry.
To enable registry editing windows 7 using the Group Policy Editor: 1. Click on Start and go to Search. 2. Type gpedit.msc and press Enter. 3. Navigate to User Configuration/ Administrative Templates / System. 4. In the work area, double click on "Prevent Access to registry editing tools". 5. In the popup window, encircle Disabled and click on OK. 6. Normally, Registry Editor will be immediately accessible. If it is not, restart your PC. To enable registry editing windows 7 using CMD: 1. Open Notepad. 2. Copy the code given below and paste it. reg add "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System" /t Reg_dword /v DisableRegistryTools /f /d 0 3. Save the file as EnableRegistry.bat. Run this file as Administrator. 4. Log Off and Log Back On.
Registry editing can be enabled by disabling the 'Disable registry editors' policy setting in Windows Group Policy Editor (GPEdit.msc). This however requires administrative rights.
Yes its very necessary to backup first before editing registry. You can also use a system utility software RegInOut.
You can edit registry but it is recommended that you do not edit registry if you are not a programmer because editing registry incorrectly can cause havoc.
There is no way to do this.
The registry can be edited manually in Microsoft Windows by running regedit.exe or regedt32.exe in the Windows directory. However, careless registry editing can cause irreversible damage. Thus, performing backups of the registry before editing it is highly recommended by Microsoft. The easiest way to change the registry is by pressing the start button and select run. Then type in regedit or regedit.exe and you will find the registry editor in windows.
When using some programs an error message is displayed, claiming there is not enough video memory to run the current application. After using DXdiag, the buttons for Direct3D Acceleration and AGP Texture are grayed out with no option to "Enable" them. A registry setting may not be set correctly. Make sure the following key is correct using a registry editing tool. HKLM/System/CurrentControlSet/Control/GraphicsDrivers/DCI/Timeout=7 All normal warning about editing the registry apply.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_enable_Registry_Editing_again_if_it_has_been_disabled_by_your_administrator You don't need to enable registry as it is enable by default.To open registry follow following procedure:StartRunregedit If it is disabled by anyone then follow following procedure: Type the following text in registry and save it as enable.reg.[.reg is extension for regfiles] REGEDIT4[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer]"DisableRegistryTools"=dword:00000000u said "in registry" r u kidding how can open the regestry if its disable ..
You don't need to enable registry because it is enabled by default. To open registry you can perform following procedure: 1.Start 2.Run 3.Regedit.exe
u can enable and disable using the following: Disable: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ACPI\Parameters] "Attributes"=dword:00000070 Enable: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ACPI\Parameters] "Attributes"=dword:00000070 cheers, Shubham
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Yes, it can. If you don't know exactly what you are doing, you can really hose your computer.
go to run and type regedit and also be care full of editing registry , first make a back up of it
start>run>regedit Do remember to backup your registry whenever you are about to do an registry update You can run the Registry Editor by simply clicking 'Run' from the Start Menu, and entering 'Regedit' NOW FOR SOME CAREFUL WARNINGS concerning the registry. If you intend to edit the registry it is highly advisable to make a backup. The Registry Editor is an advanced tool for viewing and changing settings in your system registry, which contains information about how your computer runs. Windows stores its configuration information in a database (the registry) that is organized in a tree format. Registry Editor allows you to inspect and modify the registry, normally you do not need to do so, and making incorrect changes can break your system. Incorrectly editing the registry may severely damage your system. You should use tools and programs that provide safer methods for editing the registry, such as Regcleaner.
Copy all starting with 'Enable Registry Editing and save to a text file and call it EnableRegistryEdit.vbsOf course you need to have scripting enabled. Then simply double click and it will delete that value from registry.'Enable Registry Editing''© Veegertx - 4/7/2004'This code may be freely distributed/modifiedOn Error Resume Next'Prevents errors from values that don't existSet WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")'Delete DisableRegistryTools registry valuesWshShell.RegDelete "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\DisableRegistryTools"WshShell.RegDelete "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\DisableRegistryTools"'display messageMessage = "You should have access to Regedit now"X = MsgBox(Message, vbOKOnly, "Done")Set WshShell = NothingSet fso = Nothing
it depends on how u disabled it. if it was a virus, you should probably just reinstall windows, or if you disabled it by accident then you could probably get an third party freeware program that allows you to tweak your windows system, and then you could re enable regedit from there. try tuneup, its pretty good, or just google search "free windows tweaking programs"
The registry is a database of all configuration and operating information for the operating system. Warning: Editing the registry is considered to be a very dangerous process, and could (if done incorrectly) cause the operating system to fail and the computer to not start. Be very, very careful and follow Microsoft's recommendations for backing up and being able to restore the registry, and also to know exactly what you are doing. This is complicated by the fact that the registry editing tools do not give you a chance to confirm your actions - they happen immediately - so you get no second chances.
Maybe because you didn't enable editing
To enable registry after virus has disabled it , first use an antivirus to remove the virus. but antivirus cannot enable registry , so you need a small free tool called : smart virus remover this tool is not a full antivirus but it has the ability to remove virus effects ( enabling regestry , enabling folder options and show hidden files , enabling task manager ) it also has ability to remove small viruses like autorun .