Regedit is disabled

The problem:
Regedit is disabled preventing access to the windows registry (applies to Windows XP and Vista).

You see an error like “Regedit is disabled by the administrator”

The Cause:
Some nasty viruses and spyware disable access to the registry to make virus removal more difficult.

The Solution:
With a big thanks to Doug Knox.
http://www.dougknox.com/security/scripts_desc/regtools.htm

This little utility will re-enable regedit.

regtools.vbs – Disable/Enable Registry Editing tools in Windows
© Doug Knox – rev 01/10/2000 This code may be freely distributed/modified.
Usage: Download regtools.vbs Save the file to the folder of your choice. Double click the VBS file.

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