Windows 10: Registry Editor Address Bar - Turn On or Off in Windows 10

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  1. Posts : 7,651
    Windows 10 Professional
       2016-10-09 #10

    Is there a way to get this setting in other Builds, or is it a whole new Registry Version?
    (I'm on Build 14393.222)
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15042
       2016-10-09 #11

    Not that I'm aware of.
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  3. Cliff S's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       2016-10-09 #12

    To even attempt you would need to screw around with permissions to rename the original to .old(don't delete it) wich is Trusted Installer, then the same gunk to copy the new one in. Then you can test it. If you move RegEdit out of the Windows folder to say desktop, it will not run. So just copying the new one to the desktop will not work either(I just tried on both insider VM and Host.
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  4. f14tomcat's Avatar
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    Triple Boot 10 Pro & 10 Insider Pro & 8.1 Pro
       2016-10-09 #13

    I just exported a random key to see what it looked like. Still says version 5.00

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.001]
    @="7-Zip.001"
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  5. Posts : 7,651
    Windows 10 Professional
       2016-10-09 #14

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Ok...I'm doing something really wrong.

    I copied the key from one of your tuts, pasted it in the address bar and hit enter. It just beeped and put me right back where I was.

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    ; Created by: Shawn Brink
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    ; Tutorial: 'Personalize (classic)' context menu - Add in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums



    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground\Shell\Personalization]
    "Icon"="themecpl.dll"
    "MUIVerb"="Personalize (classic)"
    "Position"="Bottom"
    "SubCommands"=""
    It's the proper key, but you have to remove the square brackets.
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  6. f14tomcat's Avatar
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       2016-10-09 #15

    Edwin said: View Post
    It's the proper key, but you have to remove the square brackets.
    Thanks! Now I can put my sunglasses back on and grab my cane!
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  7. Posts : 7,651
    Windows 10 Professional
       2016-10-09 #16

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    I just exported a random key to see what it looked like. Still says version 5.00

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.001]
    @="7-Zip.001"
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  8. Cliff S's Avatar
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    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       2016-10-09 #17

    Edwin said: View Post
    It's the proper key, but you have to remove the square brackets.
    Sorry @Edwin as I posted earlier, it is not the proper key, it doesn't even exist,
    Unless... one creates it or merges a reg file
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  9. Posts : 7,651
    Windows 10 Professional
       2016-10-09 #18

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Sorry @Edwin as I posted earlier, it is not the proper key, it doesn't even exist,
    Unless... one creates it or merges a reg file
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    Sorry, I just assumed everyone had Brinks 'Personalization (Classic)'!
    My apologies.
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  10. Cliff S's Avatar
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       2016-10-09 #19

    Check the differences:
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