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Is there an equivalent program on apple like regedit?

I'm a new mac user.  How do I access the registry file equivalent from a PC?  (i.e. running "regedit" on a windows based pc... how do you do this on a mac?)

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  • tomvene May 21, 2009

    I have the reverse problem. I use regedit on a Mac and know how to debug programs. I would like to do the same on a PC. Is there a PC equivalent to the Mac regedit app?

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Yes, not such thing as a global registry. Preferences for each application (or settings like Dock position etc.) are stored in separate plist files. If you used to use Windows 3.1, think of them as .ini files. Content is in a particular XML format and you can edit them with certain text editors such as TextWrangler.

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Apple has files that contain the same type of info as the windows registry .

They are referred to as .plist files.

Example:

/Users/YourUserName/Library/Preferences

There is not a typical registry.

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Here are the some steps you can do to enable your folder option .

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Type gpedit.msc in RUN dialog box and goto: User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System
in right-side pane, set "Prevent access to Registry editing tools" to either Not Configured or Disabled.

Type regedit in RUN dialog box and press Enter. it'll open Registry Editor, now go to following keys:
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In right-side pane, check whether a DWORD value named NoFolderOptions exists or not? If it exists, delete it.


2. If you don't want to do any registry editing and are not familiar with editing the registry, then you can simply download following file, extract it and then run the .REG file:

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If you have XP, Vista or Windows 7, you should first download a registry cleaner from the Internet and let that scan your system. It will look for any registry errors on your PC and then fix them, which should fix the 1402 error in the process. To use one of these, you need to download a registry scanner program and then let it scan your PC. It will identify all the damaged parts of Windows and should fix them. And if one of these registry errors is causing the 1402 error then a quick restart after the registry scan should enable you to install Office or the program you wanted.

If that method did not work, you should try using a different user account, or creating a new user account, to install the program onto. It's often the case that user accounts will become corrupted for whatever reason, blocking access to the registry. This causes the 1402 error because it means that the program cannot access the files and settings it needs to create when it's being installed. You should try creating a new administrator account and then installing the program on that.

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Try a new registry utility. I recommend "Glary Utilities" from glarysoft. Free for personal users and I've personally installed it on over 50 different computers and have had it on my computer in many different versions for 8 years now.
http://www.glaryutilities.com/

p.s. the pro version's basically only contains the ability to schedule the utility to run automatically, so go with the free one.

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It is also recommended that you see the following link, This software can also make a difference to you

http://www.instant-registry-fixes.org/windows-repair-installer-configuration-information/


Good Luck!

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So no matter how many thing your try in the user accounts you will not get full admin rights.
but here is a reg hack that worked for me real well. I am running windows vista home basic

Click Start and Run type in regedit and enter
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click and expand HKEYLOCALMACHINE
go down and click SOFTWARE
click MICROSOFT
click WINDOWS
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click POLICIES
click SYSTEM
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right click in the white area and select new DWORD
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Right Click on EnableLinkedConnections and choose MODIFY change the Data Value to "1"
Save and exit Registry Editor
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