How can reactivate Folder Options and / or Registry Editor in XP

One of the problems faced relatively often users (Or only some XP users, cases special...: P) is unable to access registry Editor and / or folder Options. Most often the cause is either restriction them by an administrator (or other user) or result system infection with a virus or trojan. It is therefore recommended that once refer the matter to perform a full system scan with a antivirus efficient (we recommend ).

If your system is virus, then most likely the restriction was enabled by a third party. In this case, follow the instructions in this post to quickly solve the problem:

1. Daca Folder Options is disabled, but you can access the Registry EditorThe problem is solved simply by editing the registry:

a. open registry Editor (type: regedit in Run) And follow the ways:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrent VersionPoliciesExplorer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrent VersionPoliciesExplorer

then look on the right pane entry (DWORD) NoFolderOptions and change its value in 0 (Disable) or delete the entry.

b. if not accustomed to working with registry and prefer not to do that your editing, download the following archive, extract file .Reg and double-click it to solve the problem of restricting Folder Options.

2. if Folder Options and Registry Editor are disabledThen these methods will be useful:

a. open Run, type gpedit.msc then go to User Configuration -> administrative Templates -> System. In the right pane double-click on Prevent access to registry editing tools to edit and select not Configured or Disabled.

b. open Run and type the following:

REG add HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem / v DisableRegistryTools / t REG_DWORD / d 0 / f

then let Enter.

After you activate Registry Editor Folder Options You can reactivate the following methods 1 point.

How can reactivate Folder Options and / or Registry Editor in XP

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