Question: Where is the registry editor in Windows 8?

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Where is the registry editor in Windows 8

1. Step The Windows 8 registry is in the same location as it was in Windows 8.

Go to C:\Windows\ and open regedit.exe

Windows 8 Registry Editor

You will also find the registry editor in C:\Windows\System32\regedt32

If you want to quickly access this registry editor, pin it to the Start menu and restore the old Windows 7 Start menu

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