How to start "Remote Registry" service


This is no longer required for remote scan since Recover Keys version 7.0 (it will start and stop it when needed itself). Since version Recover Keys 8.0 remote registry is not used, but agent deployment instead.

Applies to

Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2


This service is not started by default in Windows Vista and Windows 7. To start it please complete the following steps:
  1. Open 'Control panel'
  2. Select 'Administrative tools'
  3. Open 'Services'
  4. Find 'Remote registry' service, like on this picture:


  5. Double-click on 'Remote registry'
  6. Change 'startup type' to 'Automatic'

    Remote registry service

  7. Click on 'Start' to start service.
  8. Click OK.

See also

Requirements. What needs to be set on remote PC?