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unlock locked registry keys in Windows XP

Microsoft Windows xp pro with sp3 multil...
April 29, 2010 at 11:27:54
Specs: Windows XP
I have five locked registry keys, at least one of which, an IMAIL key will not allow me to update, uninstall, or install Adobe Reader software.

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April 29, 2010 at 12:52:52
Adobe would probably be your best resource for help with that problem.

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April 29, 2010 at 14:55:22
In direct answer to your subject line:

Download PsTools from here:

The file you want (inside zip) is 'psexec.exe'

I put mine in a sub-folder 'C:\Program Files\PsExec' and start it with the following batch file (in the same folder):
Start "" "c:\Program Files\PsExec\psexec" -i -d -s c:\windows\regedit.exe

For future convenience make a shortcut to the batch file (I called mine 'Regedit Unrestricted'). This will produce the usual regedit screen but allows you to remove or change locked entries.

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