Regedit Windows 10

How to enter the registry editor windows 10

The registry editor is of the last stays which one has to access in Windows because we are almost touching the heart of the operating system, and any misstep could lead to system instability or inopportune shutdowns. Something that nobody likes to go through, so we always recommend that you follow the steps well before playing regedit.

Regedit or the registry editor is one of the secret functions of the system and that allows us to access many other features. But it is just as I said, it is very important that you follow the instructions well when you get ready to tweak something of this important tool for Windows. Next, we are going to show you three methods to launch regedit in Windows 10.

What is the Windows 10 registry for?

On the Internet we can find a huge number of applications on a daily basis that are offered to improve the performance of our computer, download the RAM or to clean the Windows' register. On many occasions it leaves us with the intrigue of knowing what this record is, so today we are going to explain it to you in a simple and detailed way.

The Windows registry, whatever version it is, is a database that is stored on the hard disk, and in which the program settings and the operating system itself are saved. It also stores the drivers and other hardware of our computer. Before the Windows registry existed as such, the operating system itself saved its respective settings in .ini files.

With the arrival of the Windows registry, Microsoft was looking improve intercommunication between different parts of the hardware. It also allowed each computer user to have their own configuration for each program and that this was also more complex. He also added a tree hierarchy that allowed us and allows us today to get to where we want in a much easier way through the tab.

To access the Windows registry it will be enough to click on Start and type regedit, although we recommend that you do not even access it unless you are very clear about what you are going to do since anything you touch can be a big problem.

Open regedit in Windows 10 from the search engine

  • First, click on "Search in Windows" which is located in the toolbar on the left, next to the start button
  • In it we type regedit
  • A result of those searches appears that tells us "Regedit" and under the name «Execute command»

Open regedit

  • Press and we will have regedit open

Possibly when we open regedit we will be asked if we want this app make changes to the computer what we accept

Enter the registry editor in Windows 10 from run

  • From the shortcut with this shortcut: windows+X, we execute it and a menu of options will appear
  • From all these options we select and click on the menu Run on Windows 10

Run regedit windows 10

  • We type regedit and press enter
  • We will have the Windows registry editor open

Access Windows 10 regedit by CMD

  • We go directly to using the key shortcut: Windows + X
  • From all the options we select and click on "Symbol of the system"

Symbol of the system

  • We type regedit and we will open the registry editor from Windows after giving it permission to touch the system files

Three very fast methods to enter the Windows 10 regedit and it will be a matter of getting used to some of them. Do you know any more methods to open the registry editor?

Utility programs for modifying the registry

Modifying the Windows registry is not something for everyone, and as we have already said, it is not something that should be done lightly and without sufficient knowledge. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why we do not find too many programs for modification, however there is one that stands out above the others and that we are going to show you below.



The options it offers us RegCool They are the most varied and almost as many as the Windows registry itself offers us. Among the most interesting, at least for us, is the possibility of undoing or redoing the last changes, so that if, for example, we touch something that does not quite work well we can go back, its powerful search engine or the possibility of making copies of security of both the complete registry and a small part of it.

The possibilities of this program, totally free and that can be downloaded from the link that you will find a little below, they do not end here and as we already told you they are practically infinite.

Download ReggCool

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