How to Add Registry Editor to Control Panel



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The Registry Editor is an indispensable tool for system administrators, geeks and normal users who wish to modify hidden Windows operating system settings that are not available through its user interface. You can add it to the control panel if you wish. This adds additional value to the classic control panel tool, which Microsoft continues to remove features in the settings type.

The Registry Editor is designed as a tool for users who want to change Windows settings that are not accessible through its user interface. The main purpose of this tool is to view and modify the system’s registry settings – a set of special files that contain configuration information about Windows and almost all installed software. Windows and many programs (except those that are “portable”) use this information to read and write their own settings in the registry.

How to add or remove the Registry Editing Utility to the Control Panel

The process of adding the Registry Editor option to the Control Panel is very simple. Copy the code below into the notepad and save it with the .reg extension. You can also download the reg file by clicking on the following link.



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Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{77708248-f839-436b-8919-527c410f48b9}]
@="Registry Editor"
"InfoTip"="Starts the Registry Editor"
"System.ControlPanel.Category"="5"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{77708248-f839-436b-8919-527c410f48b9}DefaultIcon]
@="%SYSTEMROOT%regedit.exe"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{77708248-f839-436b-8919-527c410f48b9}Shell]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{77708248-f839-436b-8919-527c410f48b9}ShellOpen]

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{77708248-f839-436b-8919-527c410f48b9}ShellOpenCommand]
@=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,00,25,
  00,5c,00,72,00,65,00,67,00,65,00,64,00,69,00,74,00,2e,00,65,00,78,00,65,00,
  00,00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerControlPanelNameSpace{77708248-f839-436b-8919-527c410f48b9}]
@="Add Registry Editor to Control Panel"
  • Search for Notepad in the search area of the taskbar.
  • Click the appropriate result to open Notepad.
  • Insert the registry values.
  • Go to folder
  • Select “Save As” from the list.
  • Select a location to save.
  • Enter the name of your choice.
  • Enter .reg at the end of the name.
  • Select all files of type Save As
  • Click on the “Save” button
  • Double-click the file to run it.
  • Select the Yes button at the UAC prompt.
  • Click the Yes button to confirm the addition.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027573/windows-10-open-registry-editor



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