Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Cannot access HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE with registry remote

17 Apr 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Cannot access HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE with registry remote

Hi guys..
I want to use registry remote to edit registry of another computer in my network,But I can't access HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(It's say I have no permission )
I use administrator (built_in) user,But i can't change permission by registry remote
Help me!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
17 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Seems like you would need to take ownership of those keys in order to have permissions to change them, the link below shows you how to do that. :)

Take Ownership of a Registry Key in Windows 7 - How-To Geek
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Cannot access HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE with registry remote

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Remote Registry Changes
I need to log into a VM in order to update some Service Packs. Because it is a new VM RDP is disabled. Also the mouse does not operate - only the keyboard. However the keystrokes one can send to the machine are limited and I cannot open the START menu. The only way I can see to enable RDP so...
Network & Sharing
HKEY_Local_Machine\COMPONENTS issue
I opened up regedit looking for a key, and stumbled apon the components key in HKLM. When I clicked on it, it said it had an error and could not open. I tried exporting it as a .txt to view it, but it aaid it didnt exist. I reopened regedit, and components was gone from hklm. Seeing some...
General Discussion
Care to recommend a remote access method beside Remote Desktop?
I have a home network of 4 Win 7 computers which I leave running when I'm away from home to provide data to my website, among other things. In the past, I've been using Remote Desktop to access my home computers. It works very well, but it's always a challenge getting everything set up to work...
Network & Sharing
Infection Of Windows Through Remote Access/Remote Desktop
This morning, I heard a nationally syndicated computer expert state that some Chinese hackers were "getting into" Windows based computers through "Remote Access/Remote Desktop" even if the service is turned off. According to the guru, "They will turn it on for you." Being very concrete, as well...
System Security
Remote registry on Windows 7
Hi all, I build a Java application ( and I want to connect to remote registry with my custom application. The application runs on Windows 7 and I want to query Windows XP computer for some registry keys....
System Security

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:13.
Twitter Facebook Google+