Regedit


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Regedit

The registration editor in Windows starting with Windows 95. Regedit enables users to modify Registry entries, which is not a common task but sometimes necessary. See Registry. See also ResEdit.
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<p>Press the Windows key to open the Start menu, type regedit in the search box, and press Enter.
McAfee AVERT said that the worm disables the following processes on the victim's machine to prevent the user from manually stopping and removing the worm: Regedit.exe - registry editor; Mstask.exe - task manager; and Msconfig.exe - configuration manager.
We then selectively applied tools such as tcpdump, ethereal, windump, a custom logging proxy, a custom TCP stream reassembler, SST Inc.'s TracePlus32/Web Detective (which can produce cleartext versions of SSL transactions), regedit, the Visual Studio OLE viewer, the disk imaging and recovery tool Norton Ghost, and a file viewer for simple cache diving.