How do I enable write access to the Registry key. I am the admin.
I'm trying to launch a program, but it keeps telling me to please enable write access to the registry key using administrator account. I have tried but something is just not working. I AM NOT A PC GURU
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Editing or Modifying Registry may cause the computer to stop booting or some options will be disabled, If you trust the progrtam, I would suggest you to follow the steps and check if it helps.
a) Go to Start and type regedit in the
search box and open it.
b) Locate the the registry key and right click on it.
c) Click on Permissions, and under Security tab, click on
d) In the Advanced window, under Permissions tab, click on
e) Type Everyone in the newly opened windows and click
f) Set the permission as full control and click
g) Under the Permissions tab, check for any deny option.
h) If there is any deny permission option is there, set the particular deny option and click on
To do so: Important this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly.
Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the
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