Windows 10: Cannot import .reg. Error opening the file.

Discus and support Cannot import .reg. Error opening the file. in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; ...There may be a disk or file system error. Happens when double-clicking reg-file on the NAS-share, which is mapped as a network drive. User is a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by kosta, Aug 26, 2016.

  1. kosta Win User

    Cannot import .reg. Error opening the file.


    ...There may be a disk or file system error.

    Happens when double-clicking reg-file on the NAS-share, which is mapped as a network drive.
    User is a user with admin rights (membership of Administrators group), and it is the first and only user that was created while W10 was installed.

    So what I tried:
    Run regedit as Admin, importing, no-go.
    Placing reg-file on desktop and executing, OK.
    Accessing via UNC, OK.
    Log in as user Administrator, I can execute the reg-file from the NAS too.

    I read something about taking ownership, so I tried it on that specific key, but still no go from the user-acct.

    Though I don't quite understand, why if the key is owned by Group Administrators, I, as a part of that group, cannot exec a reg-file, especially only when a drive is mapped.
    The various variables here just don't "compute" for me...

    (if it helps, I cannot copy the .reg file from the NAS to the C-Drive directly, but have to copy to desktop first and then onto C:, with the prompt for admin permission.)

    Though this WAS working as I upgraded my machine from Win7 -> Win10 previously, and was working on upgraded Win10 too. This only started happening after new install.

    Any ideas what's going on here?

    :)
     
    kosta, Aug 26, 2016
    #1
  2. sralpert Win User

    Windows 10 regedit cannot import a reg file

    I save a reg file in a directory with no spaces. I want to import back into the Windows 10 registry but receive an error message:

    Cannot import <filename>.reg: Error accessing the registry.

    I am running as Administrator and have full control.

    What's wrong?

    /steveA
     
    sralpert, Aug 26, 2016
    #2
  3. Windows 10 regedit cannot import a reg file

    I also have this problem in Windows10 and full admin rights. A .reg file intended to solve the Night Light problem was imported as successfully, however

    data of the registry has not changed!

    Who can help??

    Regards, Albert

    I never received a response and assumed that nobody had written so I never got back on to look. I never solved the problem and moved on. Not a critical item so didn't lose any sleep over it but was annoying as I've done this many times w/out issue with prior
    Windows OS's. In answer to the one guy who did write back, I had a very short reg-hack with an extension of "reg" and tested in the same directory as my executable on the local hard drive "C". The reg-hack simply defined the default window dimensions of Notepad
    which I was using to shell out to a report log data that end-users needed to verify an app I developed and didn't want to re-invent the wheel so I used Notepad. I also set some basic print-defaults so that it printed with a basic Windows font and font-size.
    On these same machines I can manually browse to the Notepad keys in Regedit and manually set the parameters logged in as them but wanted to make sure it was always the same in case they made changes tot eh Notepad defaults.

    Anyway, that's it in a nut shell. Thanks for the "blast-from-the-past Albert... I totally forgot this was still out there! ;-)
     
    Daniel Marvin, Aug 26, 2016
    #3
Thema:

Cannot import .reg. Error opening the file.

Loading...
  1. Cannot import .reg. Error opening the file. - Similar Threads - Cannot import reg

  2. cannot open file

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    cannot open file: I am facing a new problem. why not this file open and I try several time. can anyone have this solution [ATTACH] https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/cannot-open-file/384d2e97-4abc-4947-ade5-14810131338e"
  3. Cannot open files

    in Windows 10 Network and Sharing
    Cannot open files: I cannot open files because there is no app that should perform the action. How to install this app or create an association in the default apps setting page? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/cannot-open-files/68dd7bcc-b8cc-4fb8-a249-e680ef9516b3"
  4. Import reg file in a batch file

    in Windows 10 Support
    Import reg file in a batch file: Hi, i've a reg file to mod windows 10 that works properly, but if i import it in a batch file it doesn't work. this is the reg file i've called Windows10.reg Code: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00...
  5. Downloading a reg file.

    in Browsers and Email
    Downloading a reg file.: This is not a problem just a observation. I noticed something strange when I went to download Brink's reg file to bring back the Photo Viewer. Either Pale Moon or Windows 10 thinks it's a .TS video file. [img] Has anyone else notice this when downloading a reg file? 40086
  6. Cannot import error accessing the registry

    in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance
    Cannot import error accessing the registry: Yes i'll do backup asap and Big thanks for your help *Smile You're welcome! *Smile
  7. Question: How can I import .REG files to a non-booting Windows?

    in Windows 10 Performance & Maintenance
    Question: How can I import .REG files to a non-booting Windows?: Hey everyone, Today I used a registry cleaner to fix my slow system, but instead of repairing it it made my PC stuck in user login bootloop, but thankfully they backed up the registry and I have it. So the question is, how can I import the registry in this non-booting PC?...
  8. Reg/batch to disable "Open File - Security Warning"

    in Windows 10 Support
    Reg/batch to disable "Open File - Security Warning": Hi guys, Is there a reg/batch script or group policy to turn off this annoying screen in Windows 10? [img] I know it can be disabled somewehre in IE options but I need it to be a a script or something. 45444
  9. A REGISTRY mystery - reg file doesn't import properly

    in Windows 10 Support
    A REGISTRY mystery - reg file doesn't import properly: I have imported hundreds of reg files into every windows build since 95, now I run into another W10 mystery. I have a complete export of the key REPETIER. When I import it some REG_SZ entries do not import. This is an unmodified export of a sub-key under Repetier. reg...
  10. Cannot open files

    in Windows 10 Support
    Cannot open files: Hi- Used Laplink Pcmover Pro to transfer my files from my old computer to the new. Problem is that now I can't open pictures, documents, music on the new computer. Keep getting message that I need permission to open this file. 41881

Users found this page by searching for:

  1. can not import reg file erroro opening the file

    ,
  2. connot import reg file error opening file