Windows 10: Cannot make changes in Registry Solved


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    windows10 home v1803 OS build 17134.286
       30 Nov 2017 #1

    Cannot make changes in Registry


    I've logged in as administrator. I run regedit as an administrator, but when I go to make changes, it just says access denied. I'm trying to fix event id 10016 errors. I've been able to take ownership, but can't attain full access. Any suggestions?

    Later.......

    I finally figured something out. Even though you go into control panel\account settings and change your account from standard to administrative, it's in name only. Or least your rights are limited. I finally went into cmd prompt and activated administrator privileges with a yes. Bingo, I could change the registry. I am still working on the 10016 errors. I'll get it sooner or later.
    Last edited by RichardC; 30 Nov 2017 at 20:40.
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