How to open the registry of Windows 7 ?

How to open the registry of Windows 7 ?

Before you understand how to open the Windows 7 Registry, you need to understand what the registry and why it exists in the operating system.So, Windows registry - a database which stores all the necessary for the normal operation parameters and configure your computer system.To learn more about what a registry, see the article What Is Windows 7.


registry Open the registry in several ways:

  • using tab "Run";
  • using utility «Regedit»;
  • RegWorks using the program editor.

Tab «Run»

The first method is to open the registry is the most convenient and cost-effective over time.To use them, you need to, hold the Windows button, which is located on the keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt, to register in a search engine "Run" (or hold down the Win + R) and select the appropriate tab.When you open the "Run" utility window, typed the word "the regedit" and confirm.

utility «Regedit»

Open the registry and to make any changes to it can be opened by the utility "the Regedit" (in the "Start" menu

in the search bar should register and run regedit utility).A window will appear in which the left side displays all the registry tree.As in a conventional tree, there is a branch, i.e. sections.Registry considered binary or string parameters, or keys.

program RedWorks

RegWorks - this is a great program that is a real guide to the settings and registry keys.In addition to the standard features that are in the normal system programs of this type, it also has unique characteristics which enrich its work.For example, there are some possibilities:

  • use the inactive roster;
  • comparison of different sections;
  • viewing change history;
  • preserve and restore the registry;
  • export the required parameters.

This useful program can be downloaded from the Internet (download link) and installing it on your computer, used to perform various operations with the registry of the computer.

Advanced Registry wrote in an article:

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