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Editing the Registry

    Registry Editor functionality corresponds to the Windows Registry Editor.

    Windows only Available on Windows hosts only.

    Fastpath: Connect to a Windows computer and go to Computer Management > Registry Editor
    Remember: Once connected, you must be in Detailed Mode (Dashboard) to see remote management options.

    Registry keys (HKCR, HKCU, HKLM, etc.) are displayed in a tree structure.

    • Click an item to view details
      • Click the Plus icon to create a new value
        Create New Value icon
      • Click the Key icon to change access permissions
        Access Permissions
      • Click the Delete icon to remove a key
    What to do next:
    Note: You can edit values that are either of text (REG_SZ, REG_EXPAND_SZ or REG_MULTI_SZ) or integer (REG_DWORD) type; and REG_QWORD type values. Binary values are displayed, but cannot be edited.
    Article last updated: 25 April, 2023