Fix Invalid Value for Registry Error on Windows


Date & time Oct 29
Invalid value for registry
Creator elim Li

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Invalid value for registry is quite commonly seen error on Windows platform, especially when the users tried to upgrade the lower Windows version to Windows 10. The symptom is when they tried to open the JPEG, JPG, PNG, PDF or even AVI, MP4 file they got invalid value for registry error alert and then couldn't open the file again. Here in this post, we will focus on how to fix this error with 3 effective methods.
You are not alone with the invalid value for registry error, many of the users asking for advice on fixing the error.

I bought a new computer and almost immediately *upgraded* to Windows 10 when I got the alert and then downloaded a bunch of photos from my phone and now I cannot open any of them, because I get "Invalid Value for Registry" errors. I need to be able to open them so I can edit and I can't even open to view! Please advise, I don't know what to do or how to fix this. I'm a novice, and I need help... - Asked by jazzyproz from Microsoft Community

The reason why this error occurs is due to the Windows version upgrade, while NOT all files of the Windows Photos app or Photo Viewer are updated. Then you'll find the error while opening the files. The good news is that there are both software and manual methods to overcome this error.

Follow below 7 methods to find out how to fix invalid value for registry error.

Method 1. Restore Photo/image, video file with Invalid value for registry errorWhen the invalid value for registry occurs while you are attempting to open the JPEG/JPG/PNG/PDF, or AVI/MP4 file, which means the files cannot be viewed or edited the files, even the error often cause file corruption, damage and even loss. Thus, if you would like to conquer the stress of loss of photos, videos, use trusted and powerful Bitwar photo recovery software to restore all of the photos easily and quickly.

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