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Registry Explorer

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 12/22/2017.

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 --version

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

C:\> choco upgrade registryexplorer --version


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $checksum      = 'E1799722543223FEA91F6917173C7300EFB8905CF097F1C34B395BB44AF2EF53'
    $checksumType  = 'sha256'
    $unzipTo = Join-Path $env:chocolateyPackageFolder "tools"
    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 "tools\RegistryExplorer_RECmd\RegistryExplorer.exe"
    $work = Join-Path $env:chocolateyPackageFolder "tools\RegistryExplorer_RECmd"
    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

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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 92 Sunday, January 13, 2019 approved
Registry Explorer 162 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 26 Tuesday, December 18, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 161 Sunday, November 25, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 221 Monday, October 8, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 144 Wednesday, September 19, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 51 Monday, September 17, 2018 approved
Registry Explorer 38 Monday, September 17, 2018 approved
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