📌 A typical .REG file suits for updating the Windows Registry when appropriate .REG entry is run and executed. Custom .REG instances can be made up in order to alter and adjust various aspects of Windows shell. In order to generate your own custom registry update entry, proceed with the following guide:
- launch Regedit utility (type “regedit” keyword in the search line of Windows UI-shell)
- pick the branch of the registry which you would like to alter
- navigate to the main app menu and select the File -> Export section
- pick the “Selected Branch” from the Export Range bottom menu subcategory
- save the resulting file as a “.reg” disk object.
Registration Information File
📌 This subcategory of a .REG file object is designated for storing serial numbers, registration keys, and other specific user registration data for particular utilities or toolkits. As it is accustomed, the .REG object is usually generated when user registration passes over the completion stage. The .REG entries are referenced by the software when it is opened in order to authenticate the user being signed up and authorized, but they are not suggested to be opened in the manual way. The contents of such .REG disk resources cannot be viewed and revealed as the plain text, .CSV or .XML file instances.
How to open an .REG file?
📌 Usually, ordinary .REG data samples can be effortlessly uncovered and opened up via a double click on the target file. The extension is mostly operated within Windows shell and is unsupported by alternate desktop or mobile platforms. Pay attention to the fact that manual adjustment and update of the registry via .REG files usage can lead to critical failures during system boot, as well as harm the consistency of your working infrastructure. Therefore, the .REG files are not spread across the Internet in order not to load the trojans and keyloggers. Make sure that the source of your originated .REG file is absolutely reliable and secure before committing the changes to your Windows registry.