My computer won't let me access certain thing

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mike - Oct 4, 2010 at 03:29 AM
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- May 7, 2011 at 04:40 AM
Hello,


when i go to task manager and type regedit i cant access it along with other files or programs it says "windows cannot access the specified device,path,or file.You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item" what should id o please help?.

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Oct 4, 2010 at 06:19 AM
Hi

As you know, regedit is the registry editor, a very sensitive part of the system which should not be modified unless you really know what you are doing.

Regedit is usually accessible through command prompt and run.
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So how did you solve this problem because I'm having the same problem?
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May 7, 2011 at 04:40 AM
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Click on start, on run and type regedit, enter
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