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How to open/run regedit (Registry Editor) in Windows 8 [Guide]

After relying on the search box in Windows 7 to launch programs for so long, I was baffled with how to work Windows 8. More specifically, how the hell do I launch regedit without a proper start menu? I sat there thinking (for approximately five seconds) when it hit me: it may be crude but let’s use the Run command. This guide shows you how to do that, if you are confused.

How to run regedit in Windows 8

To open regedit in Windows 8, do the following:





That was easy. Just remember — don’t make unnecessary changes via Registry Editor least you have to format your computer to fix your bonehead mistakes.