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Using Regedit

Question: How can I edit the regedit file when making sure they removed a software program? The IT Guy says: First a word of caution: editing the registry can cause major problems on your Windows computer system, so this should be done with care. To open the Windows registry editor, from the START menu choose
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Question: How can I edit the regedit file when making sure they removed a software program?

The IT Guy says:
First a word of caution: editing the registry can cause major problems on your Windows computer system, so this should be done with care.

To open the Windows registry editor, from the START menu choose RUN, then type “regedit†and press enter. You can delete or change registry entries from the program window that will open.

If you are interested in learning more about editing the registry, a wide variety of tweaks and modifications for various Windows operating systems is available on Registry Guide for Windows.

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