Chocolatey Fest - Chocolatey's inaugural conference on Windows Automation (WinOps) is coming - Learn more!

Registry Explorer

Package test results are passing.

Private CDN cached downloads available for licensed customers. Never experience 404 breakages again! Learn more...

There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 10/9/2018.

Supports recovery of deleted keys and values, multi hive support, the fastest searching, viewing slack space, plugin support, and much more

To install Registry Explorer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install registryexplorer

To upgrade Registry Explorer, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade registryexplorer


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $checksum      = 'd59f27a1d02acca61c495e1ab84a82db7099f32d79b1524f8217ffaee7750e64'
    $checksumType  = 'sha256'
    $unzipTo = $env:chocolateyPackageFolder
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName 'registryexplorer' -UnzipLocation $unzipTo -Checksum $checksum -ChecksumType $checksumType
    $desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
    $link = Join-Path $desktop "Registry Explorer.lnk"
    $target = Join-Path $env:chocolateyPackageFolder "RegistryExplorer.exe"
    $work = $env:chocolateyPackageFolder 
    Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath $link -TargetPath $target -WorkingDirectory $work -RunAsAdmin
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $packageName = 'registryexplorer'
    $softwareName = 'registryexplorer*' #part or all of the Display Name as you see it in Programs and Features. It should be enough to be unique
    $desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
    $link = Join-Path $desktop "Registry Explorer.lnk"
    Remove-Item $link

Virus Scan Results

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.


This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Eric Zimmerman


2016 Eric R. Zimmerman


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Registry Explorer 52 Monday, September 24, 2018 waiting for maintainer
Registry Explorer 125 Wednesday, September 19, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 39 Monday, September 17, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 17 Monday, September 17, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 46 Friday, September 14, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 31 Friday, September 14, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 9 Friday, September 14, 2018 waiting for maintainer
Registry Explorer 354 Thursday, May 31, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 176 Friday, April 27, 2018 approved
Show More

Discussion for the Registry Explorer Package

Ground rules:

  • This discussion is only about Registry Explorer and the Registry Explorer package. If you have feedback for Chocolatey, please contact the google group.
  • This discussion will carry over multiple versions. If you have a comment about a particular version, please note that in your comments.
  • The maintainers of this Chocolatey Package will be notified about new comments that are posted to this Disqus thread, however, it is NOT a guarantee that you will get a response. If you do not hear back from the maintainers after posting a message below, please follow up by using the link on the left side of this page or follow this link to contact maintainers. If you still hear nothing back, please follow the package triage process.
  • Tell us what you love about the package or Registry Explorer, or tell us what needs improvement.
  • Share your experiences with the package, or extra configuration or gotchas that you've found.
  • If you use a url, the comment will be flagged for moderation until you've been whitelisted. Disqus moderated comments are approved on a weekly schedule if not sooner. It could take between 1-5 days for your comment to show up.

comments powered by Disqus uses cookies to enhance the user experience of the site.