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How to Edit the Registry in Windows 8

In this post we will guide you how to Edit the Registry in Windows 8.Here’s the following procedure.

 Whether your talk about user interface or functionality, Windows 8 stand different on many aspects when comparing to its predecessors. However, the concept of storing OS settings remains the same, so is the concept of editing the registry entries, but with more options.

Editing registry sometimes turn out to be the best solution, when your PC is not working properly, or has been infected by a malware or you cannot see a way to configure something in the control panel.

This articles aims to help you learn how to edit registries in Windows 8 using registry editor.

windows8How to open registry editor ?

Method One

Press Windows key + R to open the command prompt. In the command prompt, type ‘regedit’ (without the quotes) and press enter. Windows will ask you for confirmation, select ‘yes’. This will open the Registry Editor.

Method Two

Go to the Metro UI Start screen and type: regedit.
Right click on the regedit icon, and select ‘Run as administrator’.

How to edit a registry ?

1. Run the registry editor.

2. Explore the registry in the registry editor you want to edit.

3. Select the registry your want to edit.

4.  Right click on the registry and select ‘Modify’.

5. Enter the value in the ‘Value data’ field.

6. Click ‘Ok’ to make changes.

7. Close the registry editor.

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