Registry Editing has been disabled by your administrator

When we can run the Register Edit (Regedit or Regedit.exe) It will displays the Error Message “Registry Editing has been disabled by your administrator”.

We can remove it by the Following methods:

Methode 1:

Copy and past the following code on the RUN in Start menu

REG add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v DisableRegistryTools /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f


Methode 2:

Use the Group policy editor (Windows XP only)

  • Type gpedit.msc on Start Menu->RUN
  • Go to the following Path:

User Configuration/Administrative Templates/System

  • Double-click Disable registry editing tools and set it to Not Configured Or it the setting is set as Not Configured it can set as Enabled and click Apply and reset the Not Configured and click Ok.
  • Exit the Group Policy Editor