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Windows 7: Regedit Permission Issues!!

24 Oct 2009   #1
Code Hunter

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Regedit Permission Issues!!

I've followed all kinds of tutorials so that I can edit a registry key, but no matter what I do, i get the following message when I edit it!

"Cannot edit ProStat: Error writing the value's new contents."

Please explain to me how we can get full permissions as Administrator (Yes, I am Administrator already) to edit our registry. Thanks!


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24 Oct 2009   #2
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Try starting regedit from the 'run box'.
Which key are you trying to edit?
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24 Oct 2009   #3
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Also, try right clicking the key, choose Permissions and give yourself full control.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/67...ship-file.html
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