Posts under Registry tag.

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 […]

Free Registry Cleaner and Windows Optimizers for Windows 10/8/7

You are probably here because you are looking for a free registry cleaner for your Windows 10/8/7 computer. Before you proceed, you need to know a few other things. Microsoft discontinued their own registry cleaners like RegClean, RegMaid with Windows […]

Giveaway: Auslogics Registry Fixer

10 licenses of Auslogics Registry Fixer are up for grabs! Auslogics the makers of the well-known BoostSpeed and the free disk defragmanting software has been kind enough to offer 10 licenses of its Auslogics Registry Fixer free to the readers […]

Windows Registry Editor Tips & Features

Everywhere you turn you find someone telling everyone to stay clear of the Registry. While I agree with this to an extent, I have come to realize that a lot of what we do involves the Registry whether we know […]

How to recover deleted registry keys in Windows 7/8/10

You may have heard of freeware that allow you to recover deleted files from your Windows operating system – but what if you were working with the Windows Registry and you accidentally deleted a registry key? Well, we always recommend […]

Regsvr32 in Windows: Explanation, command, usage & error messages

In Microsoft Windows Operating Systems, regsvr32 is a command-line utility used for registering and un-registering OLE controls like DLLs and ActiveX controls in the Windows Registry. For example – a DDL, to be used with regsvr32, must export the functions DllRegisterServer […]

Where are the Windows registry files located in Windows 10/8/7 ?

The Windows Registry is the centralized configuration database for Windows NT and Windows 2000, as well as for applications. The Registry stores information about tuning parameters, device configuration, and user preferences. On disk, the Windows Registry isn’t simply one large file […]