Reg2exe is a free and small tool that creates an EXE file from a registration (.reg) file. By executing the exe file, all settings within the reg file will be imported to the the windows registry. There are advantages in using the built-in Windows reg files or the exe file created by reg2exe.
For a .reg file, you can check what you import and modify easily using notepad. It also warns before you can import, the reg file is smaller in size and can be imported from DOS mode. As for exe reg file created by reg2exe, there won t be warning when you import, can t be easily modified and doesn t require windows built-in regedit.exe.
It s very easy to use reg2exe to convert a reg file to an exe. Just download the archive package from the link at the end of this article, run Reg2exe.exe and click the Register button. Now, you can simply right click on a .reg file and select convert to exe .
Within seconds, a new EXE file will appear at the same location as the reg file. If you encounter a computer that has registry editing tools disabled, just run the EXE file that you converted from a reg file and the settings will be imported.