Advice 1: How to set the path in the registry

Some PC users may scare one word "registry". The fears are not groundless. People who choose to understand the registrynot being prepared, can make a headache and did not get any result. Why should it climb? The answer is to "register" the file, which for one reason or another have not appeared in the lists of the registry. And if he didn't get it, the system it is not. How to register in the registry? Take for example games, because they often encourage inexperienced users to become interested in this issue.
How to set the path in the registry
You will need
  • A computer running the Windows operating system, basic skills on work with computer
Instruction
1
List your game in the registryE. to do this, go to C drive, then Windows folder. There you will see regedit, run it. There is another wayeasy, for those who don't want to dig around in system folders. Click on a familiar icon of "start" and select "Run". In the window "program Start", locate the address bar, after which there is a "Review" for your system, the window may look slightly different, but the line was always in place). Hover over the row and enter the program name "regedit" and press OK. So you open Editor " register".
2
Look in the branches folder "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE". The registry looks much like a normal tree of folders. All the documents are in the left part of the window registryand, among them you will find folder "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE". Click on the plus sign to the left of its name or twice on the folder itself. Then find the SOFTWARE folder and find it in the folder with the game. Go to it.
3
Locate the file called "Install dir". If the file is missing, make it yourself. Alternatively, right-click and select "create" then "create string parameter". Name it "Install dir".
4
Specify the pathwhere you have stored the game, and then click anywhere in the screen to minimize the window. Prescribed path will be automatically saved. Thus, the game will be listed in the registry.

Advice 2: How to set the path to the folder

Sometimes the path to any folder in the registry is incorrect. The reason can be many causes, including the impact of malicious viruses. Anyway, the problem requires urgent solution because if the way the program is set incorrectly, this will make it impossible for her to install plugins and updates. In General, will cause a number of problems, in addition, complicating the operation of the system.
How to set the path to the folder
You will need
  • Computer basic skills on work with computer
Instruction
1
Select in the menu "start" section Run. Pop-up by pressing "Run program" prompt that you are on the right track.
2
Note the input string, it first needs to attract your attention. Write in it "regedit" is the name of the registry. After entering the word and pressing OK, you should throw right in the window registry.
3
You will see it, or rather, with his left hand, branching the list of folders. You need a folder named "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE". It is easy to find. Once you do that, double-click on it or once on the cross.
4
Look in the new list, the document named "SOFTWARE", which usually displays the folders of all the programs and games included in the registry.
5
Open the document "SOFTWARE" as well as previously opened the "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE". Browse to the desired folder, you recognize her by name.
6
Highlight the folder by single clicking of the left mouse button and view the window on the right, closely adjacent to the list. There are displayed a list of keys in the selected folder. Make sure that it is the root (ie what is in it exe file). Otherwise, any keys you will not see. In the key string under "Value" you specified the required path to the folder.
7
Adjust the path of the folder that it was true. To do this, double-click the key and enter in the value string address, leading to your folderwith all its contents.
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