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How to Quickly Navigate to Any Registry Key using Address Bar

It'll be very time-consuming in navigating through the registry key by manually. To help users get rid of that painful experience to navigate to Registry subkey, Windows 10 Create Update introduces the super handy Address Bar feature that allows you to quickly navigate to any registry key.

How to Use Address Bar in Registry Editor

Step 1: Open Registry Editor.

Press Windows key on the keyboard, then type regedit and then press Enter key.

Open Registry Editor

Step 2: In the Registry Editor, right under the top menu, you’ll see the new address bar.

To make it easier to focus on the Address bar, press Alt+D on the keyboard. With the address bar, you no longer have to manually navigate to the key, you can just paste or type in the location you want to go to. For example, if you want to navigate to the following registry key, just copy&paste it to the address bar and hit Enter.


Address bar in Regedit.exe

Step 3: The path will be automatically expanded to the Content Delivery Manager.

Quickly navigate to Registry key via address bar

Tips: If you are using Windows 10 v1703 version, but cannot find the address bar, it's possible to be hidden by accident. To show the address bar in the Registry Editor, here's how:

Step 1: On the top of the Registry Editor window, click to open the View menu.

Step 2: Click Address bar option and make sure it is checked.

Show address bar

How to Change Fonts in Registry Editor

Another new feature of Windows Registry is the ability to change fonts. Here's how:

Step 1: On the top of the Registry Editor window, click to open the View menu.

Step 2: Select the Fonts option.

Changes fonts in Registry Editor

Step 3: Select the font, fonts style, and size that you want in the Fonts dialog box. When done, click OK.

Change Fonts in Windows Registry