Posts under Registry tag.

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 […]

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 disable Windows key or WinKey in Windows 10/8/7

Pressing the Windows keys opens the start menu. Using combination’s of WinKey with other keys on your keyboard lets you perform many actions and commands that you perform with the mouse. These are the WinKey or Windows Key shortcuts, and […]

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 […]

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Fix broken EXE file association in Windows 10/8/7

You might encounter situation where you may not able to open any .exe files or shortcut link files i.e. EXE or LNK files. You might instead get a “Open with” dialog box or it may open the file in another […]

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 […]