Win7 / Vista – Registry access denied

If you ever happen to be in the same position as me and your registry doesn’t let you change keys/values, check this article as it resolved my issue.



Download PsExec.exe to your desktop (IMPORTANT!)
Go Start and in “Start search” type in:
Hold CTRL and SHIFT keys, press Enter.
Command prompt window will open.
Copy and paste following command:

“%userprofile%\desktop\psexec” -i -d -s c:\windows\regedit.exe

Press Enter.
Registry Editor will open.

Now you’ll be able to change permissions for any key.


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