[Question:] How I can fully modify HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground registry key

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by moderate, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. moderate

    moderate MDL Guru

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    Hello,

    I need to change some subkeys and values in:
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DesktopBackground

    but key it is protected by OS.

    What is the right thing to do? Change key owner from SYSTEM to my account?

    Thanks.
     
  2. LiteOS

    LiteOS MDL Expert

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    run regedit as trustedinstaller ?
     
  3. rpo

    rpo MDL Addicted

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    Yes, I would change ownership from SYSTEM to your account or Administrator, and change permissions.
     
  4. imadlatch

    imadlatch MDL Junior Member

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