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 »  Home  »  Miscellaneous Page 1  »  Regedit stays expanded
Regedit stays expanded
By  Super Admin  | Published  02/26/2005 | Miscellaneous Page 1 | Unrated
Regedit stays expanded

How can you disable it? How, through the Registry, of course! You'll need to be in the admin account, or yours must have admin privileges.

In regedit, navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Regedit and look for the value LastKey. Double-click it and clear the string. Then right-click the Regedit key (in the lefthand pane) and select Permissions. Set Permissions to Deny for any/all users/groups.
Voila!

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  • Comment #1 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    Great Tip..... I always hated having to collapse opened folders
     
  • Comment #2 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    thanks for the tip.
     
  • Comment #3 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    This kills your ability to bookmark Registry Editor. It will bookmark at first but, when you reopen bookmark it will be gone.
     
  • Comment #4 (Posted by an unknown user)
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    No 'any/all users/groups' are listed in permissions (i have disabled fast user switching and don't have any user accounts)and clearing the string didn't work, thanks for trying. would deleting the key work?
     
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