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I can't enable regedit

By steelynx ·
I tried to open regedit and recieved the following message "Registry editing has been diabled by your administrator". I have tried run spyware removers (Adaware and spybot), I have run anti-virus scans and I have changed the value of all the "DisableRegistryTools" to be sure I have even deleted the keys wich is supposed to revert back to giving me permission to open regedit but it still gives me the same message. I have also tried using the Group Policy editor to change the permission to no avail. If anyone has any Ideas please let me know.

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by dmiles In reply to I can't enable regedit

A trick to enable your regedit
Create a .reg file with the following content:


unlockreg.reg and execute it ..

Good luck!!

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by steelynx In reply to I can't enable regedit

As I said in the question I have already tried that. I tried to set or delete the offending registry keys using a .reg file a vbscript, a third party regisstry editor and the group policy editor and nothing changed.

*None of the previous answers found on this site*
*have worked *

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by RCOM In reply to I can't enable regedit

Rename the registry extension to .com instead of .exe

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