I get this error “Unable to connect to ( remote machine name). Make sure that this computer is on the network, has remote administration enabled, and that both computers are running the remote registry service.” when I try to remotely connect to the registry of a Windows 7 machine
The most common cause of this error is that , the Remote Registry service is not running in the target computer.
You can enable the the service by following these steps:
Now remote registry can be accesses.