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Windows 7: Windows cannot find C:\Windows\regedit.exe

08 May 2014   #11
ashleylor

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Hey I faced the same problem. I had my regedit details changed for "ProgramFilesDir" to "D:\ProgramFiles"

and the "CommonFilesDir" to "D:\ProgramFiles\CommonFiles". And then rebooted my system.

This as reported above gave the missing error.

My solution:

1. Create a folder: D:\Program Files

2. Copy the regedt32.exe from "C:\Windows\System32" to "D:\Program Files".

3. Run the regedt32.exe from the new location and you will be able to change the details.

Cheers,
Ashleylor


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