Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition
When you start Regedit, it automatically opens the last key that was viewed. (Registry Editor in Windows XP saves the last viewed registry key in a separate location). If you wish to jump to a particular registry key directly without navigating the paths manually, you may use any of these methods / tools.
Option 1 Using a VBScript: Copy these lines to a Notepad document as save as registry.vbs
'Launches Registry Editor with the chosen branch open automatically
'Author : Ramesh Srinivasan
Set WshShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
MyKey = Inputbox("Type the Registry path")
MyKey = "My Computer\" & MyKey
WshShell.Run "regedit", 1,True
Set WshShell = Nothing
Double-click Registry.vbs and then type the full registry path which you want to open. [ Example: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.MP3 ]
Limitation: The above method does not help if Regedit is already open.
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