regedit.exe is the inbuilt tool which provides direct access to the Windows Registry. Only tag if your question specifically involves using regedit.exe, otherwise use [windows-registry].

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How to instruct a beginner to regedit.exe?

i'm putting together some directions for beginners on how to check something in the registry. The first step is to get them to run regedit. For a Windows Vista or Windows 7 machine, what would be ...
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ScreenSaveTimeOut is reset by some process, so my changes are not preserved. how do I find a process that does it?

my work-issued Windows-XP laptop goes into "secure" screensaver after 15 mins, which is annoying if I show a webcast or some such. resetting the value in GUI or via regedit does not hold for long as ...
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How to remove Taskbar and Start Menu option from the start menu?

On XP's "classic start menu" under settings there is an item Taskbar and Start Menu, it's also in the control panel, is there an easy way to remove this but only from the start menu, preferably by ...