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WinTT Registry Editor for WP7
Last year, we wrote about Windows Phone 7 finally getting a registry editor. Now the next generation of registry editors for the platform has arrived, thanks to XDA Senior Member Nickg. Called WinTT, the application is designed to save the user the hassle of having to manually edit the phone’s registry. According to the developer:
This application allows to apply a registry tweak more quickly and more easily than the traditional editing method, also giving the possibility to restore the value and reboot the system from the app.
WinTT works on all interop unlocked phone with WP7 Root Tools, and it supports customization thanks to theme support. Furthermore, the application is open source, and the developer welcomes others to make modifications as long as proper credit is given.
Head on over to the release thread and show your WP7 device some much needed registry love. If you’re feeling really handy, download the source code and see if you can make some improvements.
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