Registry Permissions in Windows® Operating System
How to manage registry and its permissions in Windows Operating System?
There are different Operating Systems available in the market and Windows is the popular one among them. Microsoft Corporation has introduced efficient Windows for the functioning of various applications in PCs. Operating System is a fundamental platform which has to be configured on a computer for basic operations. There are many versions of Operating Systems from Windows and each version is more advanced from the previous one. Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 are the recent Operating Systems from Microsoft Corporation. The excellent user interface and greater compatibility are the attractive features of Windows Operating Systems. The Operating System is generally installed in the computer by default and the user can remove it and upgrade it to new one by either clean installation or upgrade installation.
Following are the important points related to registry permissions in Windows Operating System:
- Tips to manage
Windows registry is the database that is stored in the computer and records information related to the working of Windows Operating System. The permissions are the security standards in Windows Operating System to check the rights and license of the user for allowing access to the registry. There are standard rights and specific rights to pass the permissions for accessing the registry for various purposes.
Registry permissions in Windows Operating System play an important role in securing the registry files. The permissions in Windows registry are effective to prevent it from getting corrupted. The permissions can be set-up to the required level to enhance the security features of Windows Operating System. It is also beneficial to prevent hackers to access your computer.
You can easily manage to activate permissions in Windows registry as it is important to maintain its cleanliness. Firstly, right click the registry file and select 'Properties' from the drop down menu. Now select the 'Security' tab from this dialog window where you can edit the user or a group. Then click either the 'Add' or 'Remove' button, depending on the need for applying permissions. Finally, click the 'Apply' button, and then select 'OK'. This will close the Properties dialog box and save the changes. It is recommended to follow the same steps if more than one file is present.
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