How to Fix Broken Registry Items in Windows 11

How to Fix Broken Registry Items in Windows 11 Press Win + R to launch the Run command box. ... Disk Cleanup tool will launch. ... Navigate down and click on the Clean up system files button. The Disk Cleanup tool will launch again. ... Wait for the utility to scan the system. ... Disk Cleanup will reconfirm your decision.

Registry items on your Windows 11 may break down due to various reasons, such as malware infections, incomplete software installations, and system crashes. Fortunately, there are several ways to fix broken registry items in Windows 11, and in this post, we will guide you through them.

The first solution is to run Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) and System File Checker (SFC) scans. To do this, click the Windows button, then type “cmd” and run Command Prompt as an administrator. In the Command Prompt, copy and paste the following command: “DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth”. After the first scan, input the system file command: “sfc /scannow”. Wait for the system file scan to reach 100 and display an outcome message, then close the Command Prompt window.

Another solution is to run the Disk Cleanup tool. Press the Windows button, then type “disk cleanup” and select it from the search results. In the Disk Cleanup window, you can press “Cleanup system files” and, after the process is finished, select all the file checkboxes. Press the OK button to open the dialog box, then press the “Delete files” button on that dialog box.

You can also use the Startup Repair. Click the Windows button, then select the power button on the Start menu. Press and hold the Shift key and click on “Restart”. In the next menu, select “Troubleshoot” on the “Choose an option” menu, then click on the “Advanced options” button. Select the “Startup Repair” in the “Advanced options” menu, then proceed further with the repair process.

Another option is to roll back Windows with System Restore. Click the Windows button, then type in “rstrui” and select it as a command from the search results. This will take you to the System Restore. Select the restore point, then click on “Next”. Lastly, press the “Finish” button to start the restoration process.

Lastly, you can reset your PC. Click on the Windows button, then select the settings icon. In here, make sure “System” is selected from the left pane, and then on the right pane, scroll down until you find and select the “Recovery” tab. Now simply press on the “Reset PC” button. Here you have multiple options to select to customize your reset process, so decide what is best for you, then finish by pressing the “Reset” button to confirm.

In conclusion, there are multiple ways to fix broken registry items in Windows 11. As usual, for more information and details, you can check the article in the description below.