Posts under Registry tag.

RegOwnershipEx: Take ownership of registry keys easily

You may be aware of our freeware RegOwnit, that lets you take full control of Windows registry keys easily. RegOwnershipEx is another free utility that lets you explore the registry keys and take ownership. This process can also be done from […]

Disable Context Menu For Taskbar In Windows 10/8/7

The Registry Editor is one of the best tweaking utility available inside Windows. Using registry manipulations, you’re able to set a setting according to what suits best from it for you. We’ve covered a series of registry articles on The Windows […]

Backup and Restore Registry

Backup and Restore Registry in Windows 10/8/7

Before working in the Windows Registry, it is always a good idea to back it up first, so that you have the option of restoration, should something go wrong. This article shows the different ways to backup and restore the […]


Windows Registry Basics: De-Mystifying Windows Registry

The Windows Registry is a directory which stores settings and options for the operating system for Microsoft Windows. It contains information and settings for all the hardware, operating system software, most non-operating system software, users, preferences of the PC, etc. […]

Free Registry Defragmenter to defrag Windows Registry

The Windows Registry is a database, located in the system32 folder, that stores all system configurations and settings.  Over a period of time, you do end up installing and uninstalling several software on your computer. many a times, you tweak or change […]

Registry Defrag, is it good or bad?

The Windows Registry is a place where you will find all the settings for your operating system. It contains information for all the hardware and software, along with user preferences. The Registry isn’t simply one large file but a set […]

Change default Image Editor in Windows using Registry

In Windows, whenever we right-click on an image, we’re provided with the option to edit it. By default it opens with Microsoft Paint and you can then edit the image on the go. But sometimes it may happen that you want […]

Disable Automatic Activation Feature in Windows 10/8/7

Windows Activation is a process that helps you to activate Windows and verify that your copy of Windows is genuine and that it has not been used on more computers than the Microsoft Software License Terms allow. Windows has different […]

How To Remove Computer From Windows Explorer Navigation Pane

Recently we’ve posted the trick on how to remove Network from Windows explorer navigation pane. Today, in this article, I am going to share you same trick for Computer option. The only difference between these two parts of explorer navigation pane […]

How to Enable or Disable Windows 10 Lock Screen

The Lock Screen in Windows 10 / 8 is pretty good to look at, but really not required on a PC or a laptop. Sure it has its use on a Tablet, where users may like to see notifications, date or time […]

Change Desktop Windows Metrics and Border Width in Windows 8/10

Windows 8/10 offers no settings panel which can help you customize or change Desktop Windows Metrics. In Windows 7 you could access it through Advanced Appearance Settings in the Window Color and Appearance panel. Using this panel, in Windows 7 […]

Force Windows 8 To Have Hybrid Boot, Always On

One of the thousand new features of Windows 8 is “Fast Startup” that is also known as Hybrid Boot. We had a look at it a few days back. The work of this feature is to save the current kernel […]