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How to Disable/Enable Registry Editor


The Registry contains information that Windows continually references during operation, such as profiles for each user, the applications
installed on the computer and the types of documents that each can create, property sheet settings for folders and application icons,
what hardware exists on the system,and the ports that are being used.

For more information please continue to read the official Microsoft article.

Path Disabled Gpedit Windows

In the Group Policy window please navigate to User Configuration -> Administrative Templates ->

System and open Prevent access to registry editing tools


This method shows you how to Disable/Enable Registry Editor from Group Policy

Please perform the following steps:

Please go to Pearl button (Start) and click on the Search programs and files

For more information about the change from Start to Pearl button click here

Type gpedit.msc and press Enter

The Default state is Not Configured and Registry Editort is Enable

To Enable regedit select Disable

To Disable regedit select Enable

To finish press ok button and close Group Policy window