RootsMagic 4-6 running under Windows 10

If you have recently upgraded to Windows 10 and are still using RootsMagic 6 you will need to manually install a .reg file so some of the lists will display. RootsMagic already contains this .reg file. If you install RootsMagic Essentials it will put the .reg file you need on your computer.

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If you are running RootsMagic 4, 5, or 6

1. Download the .REG file from

2. Run the .REG file to add the necessary entries to your Windows registry. It will display several scary warnings. Just keep telling it that “yes”, you do want to make the change. This registry fix is only needed if you are running RootsMagic 4, 5, or 6 under Windows 10.


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