How to Open Registry Editor in Windows 10

Here, we will see the unique methods to open Registry Editor in Windows 10. Let’s see what they are.

Open Registry Editor in Windows 10

Method #1

The command regedit can launch Registry Editor in Windows 10, and you can use this one in any of the following programs:

  • Run Command
  • Command Prompt
  • PowerShell
  • Task Manager (In it, click File > Run new task to use the command)
  • Address toolbar
  • Address bar of File Explorer

And hit the Yes button in the UAC pop-up after you use the command in any of the above programs.

Method #2

Open Start menu. Type regedit, and you can see Registry Editor app in the search results.

Click on it and then click Yes in the User Account Control pop-up.

Method #3

Go to C: > Windows folder. Find and double-click the regedit file. In the UAC pop-up, click the Yes button.

Read: How to Back Up Registry in Windows 10

Create a Registry Editor Shortcut

Follow the underneath steps to create a Registry Editor shortcut in the Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on desktop or File Explorer blank area. Hover your mouse over “New” in the context menu. Hit “Shortcut.”

Type regedit in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click the “Next” button. Give the shortcut name if you don’t like the suggested one. Click on the “Finish” button.