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  1. #1
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    Xp reg command

    Hi guys,
    I came across this info on my travels, thought some of you may find it informative.


    reg /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG Operation [Parameter List]

    Operation [ QUERY | ADD | DELETE | COPY |
    SAVE | LOAD | UNLOAD | RESTORE |
    COMPARE | EXPORT | IMPORT ]

    Return Code: (Except of REG COMPARE)

    0 - Succussful
    1 - Failed

    For help on a specific operation type:

    REG Operation /?

    Examples:

    REG QUERY /?
    REG ADD /?
    REG DELETE /?
    REG COPY /?
    REG SAVE /?
    REG RESTORE /?
    REG LOAD /?
    REG UNLOAD /?
    REG COMPARE /?
    REG EXPORT /?
    REG IMPORT /?


    reg query /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG QUERY KeyName [/v ValueName | /ve] [/s]

    KeyName [\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine - Name of remote machine, omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey - in the form of ROOTKEY\SubKey name
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey - The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    /v query for a specific registry key
    ValueName - The name, under the selected Key, to query
    if omitted, all values under the Key are queried
    /ve query for the default value or empty value name
    /s queries all subkeys and values

    Examples:

    REG QUERY HKLM\Software\Microsoft\ResKit /v Version
    Displays the value of the registry value Version

    REG QUERY HKLM\Software\Microsoft\ResKit\Nt\Setup /s
    Displays all subkeys and values under the registry key Setup


    reg add /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG ADD KeyName [/v ValueName | /ve] [/t Type] [/s Separator] [/d Data] [/f]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current
    machine Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY

    /v The value name, under the selected Key, to add

    /ve adds an empty value name for the key

    /t RegKey data types
    [ REG_SZ | REG_MULTI_SZ | REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN |
    REG_DWORD | REG_BINARY | REG_DWORD_LITTLE_ENDIAN |
    REG_NONE | REG_EXPAND_SZ ]
    If omitted, REG_SZ is assumed

    /s Specify one charactor that you use as the separator in your data
    string for REG_MULTI_SZ. If omitted, use "\0" as the separator

    /d The data to assign to the registry ValueName being added

    /f Force overwriting the existing registry entry without prompt

    Examples:

    REG ADD \\ABC\HKLM\Software\MyCo
    Adds a key HKLM\Software\MyCo on remote machine ABC

    REG ADD HKLM\Software\MyCo /v Data /t REG_BINARY /d fe340ead
    Adds a value (name: Data, type: REG_BINARY, data: fe340ead)

    REG ADD HKLM\Software\MyCo /v MRU /t REG_MULTI_SZ /d fax\0mail
    Adds a value (name: MRU, type: REG_MUTLI_SZ, data: fax\0mail\0\0)

    REG ADD HKLM\Software\MyCo /v Path /t REG_EXPAND_SZ /d %%systemroot%%
    Adds a value (name: Path, type: REG_EXPAND_SZ, data: %systemroot%)
    Notice: Use the double percentage ( %% ) inside the expand string



    reg delete /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG DELETE KeyName [/v ValueName | /ve | /va] [/f]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    ValueName The value name, under the selected Key, to delete
    When omitted, all subkeys and values under the Key are deleted
    /ve delete the value of empty value name
    /va delete all values under this key
    /f Forces the deletion without propmt

    Examples:

    REG DELETE HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp\Timeout
    Deletes the registry key Timeout and its all subkeys and values

    REG DELETE \\ZODIAC\HKLM\Software\MyCo /v MTU
    Deletes the registry value MTU under MyCo on ZODIAC


    reg copy /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG COPY KeyName1 KeyName2 [/s] [/f]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    /s Copies all subkeys and values
    /f Forces the copy without propmt

    Examples:

    REG COPY HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp HKLM\Software\MyCo\SaveMyApp /s
    Copies all subkeys and values under the key MyApp to the key SaveMyApp

    REG COPY \\ZODIAC\HKLM\Software\MyCo HKLM\Software\MyCo1
    Copies all values under the key MyCo on ZODIAC to the key MyCo1
    on the current machine


    reg save /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG SAVE KeyName FileName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    FileName The name of the disk file to save. If no path is specified, the
    file is created in the current folder of the calling process

    Examples:

    REG SAVE HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp AppBkUp.hiv
    Saves the hive MyApp to the file AppBkUp.hiv in the current folder


    reg restore /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG RESTORE KeyName FileName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key to restore the hive file into.
    Overwriting the existing key's values and subkeys
    FileName The name of the hive file to restore
    You must use REG SAVE to create this file

    Examples:

    REG RESTORE HKLM\Software\Microsoft\ResKit NTRKBkUp.hiv
    Restores the file NTRKBkUp.hiv overwriting the key ResKit


    reg load /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG LOAD KeyName FileName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKU ]
    SubKey The key name to load the hive file into. Creating a new key
    FileName The name of the hive file to load
    You must use REG SAVE to create this file

    Examples:

    REG LOAD HKLM\TempHive TempHive.hiv
    Loads the file TempHive.hiv to the Key HKLM\TempHive


    reg unload /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG UNLOAD KeyName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKU ]
    SubKey The key name of the hive to unload

    Examples:

    REG UNLOAD HKLM\TempHive
    Unloads the hive TempHive in HKLM


    reg compare /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG COMPARE KeyName1 KeyName2 [/v ValueName | /ve] [Output] [/s]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    If FullKey2 is not specified, FullKey2 is the same as FullKey1
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    ValueName The value name, under the selected Key, to compare
    When omitted, all values under the Key are compared
    /ve compare the value of empty value name
    /s Compare all subkeys and values
    Output [/oa | /od | /os | /on]
    When omitted, output only differences
    /oa Output all of differences and matches
    /od Output only differences
    /os Output only matches
    /on No output

    Return Code:

    0 - Succussful, the result compared is identical
    1 - Failed
    2 - Successful, the result compared is different

    Examples:

    REG COMPARE HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp HKLM\Software\MyCo\SaveMyApp
    Compares all values under the key MyApp with SaveMyApp

    REG COMPARE HKLM\Software\MyCo HKLM\Software\MyCo1 /v Version
    Compares the value Version under the key MyCo and MyCo1

    REG COMPARE \\ZODIAC\HKLM\Software\MyCo \\. /s
    Compares all subkeys and values under HKLM\Software\MyCo on ZODIAC
    with the same key on the current machine


    reg export /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG EXPORT KeyName FileName

    Keyname ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    FileName The name of the disk file to export

    Examples:

    REG EXPORT HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp AppBkUp.reg
    Exports all subkeys and values of the key MyApp to the file AppBkUp.reg


    reg import /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG IMPORT FileName

    FileName The name of the disk file to import (local machine only)

    Examples:

    REG IMPORT AppBkUp.reg
    Imports registry entrys from the file AppBkUp.reg


    Here is the sourse:

    http://is-it-true.org/nt/xp/atips/atips35.shtml
    What happens if a big asteroid hits the Earth? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad. - Dave Barry

  2. #2
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    Xp reg command

    Hi guys,
    I came across this info on my travels, thought some of you may find it informative.


    reg /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG Operation [Parameter List]

    Operation [ QUERY | ADD | DELETE | COPY |
    SAVE | LOAD | UNLOAD | RESTORE |
    COMPARE | EXPORT | IMPORT ]

    Return Code: (Except of REG COMPARE)

    0 - Succussful
    1 - Failed

    For help on a specific operation type:

    REG Operation /?

    Examples:

    REG QUERY /?
    REG ADD /?
    REG DELETE /?
    REG COPY /?
    REG SAVE /?
    REG RESTORE /?
    REG LOAD /?
    REG UNLOAD /?
    REG COMPARE /?
    REG EXPORT /?
    REG IMPORT /?


    reg query /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG QUERY KeyName [/v ValueName | /ve] [/s]

    KeyName [\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine - Name of remote machine, omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey - in the form of ROOTKEY\SubKey name
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey - The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    /v query for a specific registry key
    ValueName - The name, under the selected Key, to query
    if omitted, all values under the Key are queried
    /ve query for the default value or empty value name
    /s queries all subkeys and values

    Examples:

    REG QUERY HKLM\Software\Microsoft\ResKit /v Version
    Displays the value of the registry value Version

    REG QUERY HKLM\Software\Microsoft\ResKit\Nt\Setup /s
    Displays all subkeys and values under the registry key Setup


    reg add /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG ADD KeyName [/v ValueName | /ve] [/t Type] [/s Separator] [/d Data] [/f]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current
    machine Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY

    /v The value name, under the selected Key, to add

    /ve adds an empty value name for the key

    /t RegKey data types
    [ REG_SZ | REG_MULTI_SZ | REG_DWORD_BIG_ENDIAN |
    REG_DWORD | REG_BINARY | REG_DWORD_LITTLE_ENDIAN |
    REG_NONE | REG_EXPAND_SZ ]
    If omitted, REG_SZ is assumed

    /s Specify one charactor that you use as the separator in your data
    string for REG_MULTI_SZ. If omitted, use "\0" as the separator

    /d The data to assign to the registry ValueName being added

    /f Force overwriting the existing registry entry without prompt

    Examples:

    REG ADD \\ABC\HKLM\Software\MyCo
    Adds a key HKLM\Software\MyCo on remote machine ABC

    REG ADD HKLM\Software\MyCo /v Data /t REG_BINARY /d fe340ead
    Adds a value (name: Data, type: REG_BINARY, data: fe340ead)

    REG ADD HKLM\Software\MyCo /v MRU /t REG_MULTI_SZ /d fax\0mail
    Adds a value (name: MRU, type: REG_MUTLI_SZ, data: fax\0mail\0\0)

    REG ADD HKLM\Software\MyCo /v Path /t REG_EXPAND_SZ /d %%systemroot%%
    Adds a value (name: Path, type: REG_EXPAND_SZ, data: %systemroot%)
    Notice: Use the double percentage ( %% ) inside the expand string



    reg delete /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG DELETE KeyName [/v ValueName | /ve | /va] [/f]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    ValueName The value name, under the selected Key, to delete
    When omitted, all subkeys and values under the Key are deleted
    /ve delete the value of empty value name
    /va delete all values under this key
    /f Forces the deletion without propmt

    Examples:

    REG DELETE HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp\Timeout
    Deletes the registry key Timeout and its all subkeys and values

    REG DELETE \\ZODIAC\HKLM\Software\MyCo /v MTU
    Deletes the registry value MTU under MyCo on ZODIAC


    reg copy /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG COPY KeyName1 KeyName2 [/s] [/f]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    /s Copies all subkeys and values
    /f Forces the copy without propmt

    Examples:

    REG COPY HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp HKLM\Software\MyCo\SaveMyApp /s
    Copies all subkeys and values under the key MyApp to the key SaveMyApp

    REG COPY \\ZODIAC\HKLM\Software\MyCo HKLM\Software\MyCo1
    Copies all values under the key MyCo on ZODIAC to the key MyCo1
    on the current machine


    reg save /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG SAVE KeyName FileName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    FileName The name of the disk file to save. If no path is specified, the
    file is created in the current folder of the calling process

    Examples:

    REG SAVE HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp AppBkUp.hiv
    Saves the hive MyApp to the file AppBkUp.hiv in the current folder


    reg restore /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG RESTORE KeyName FileName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key to restore the hive file into.
    Overwriting the existing key's values and subkeys
    FileName The name of the hive file to restore
    You must use REG SAVE to create this file

    Examples:

    REG RESTORE HKLM\Software\Microsoft\ResKit NTRKBkUp.hiv
    Restores the file NTRKBkUp.hiv overwriting the key ResKit


    reg load /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG LOAD KeyName FileName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKU ]
    SubKey The key name to load the hive file into. Creating a new key
    FileName The name of the hive file to load
    You must use REG SAVE to create this file

    Examples:

    REG LOAD HKLM\TempHive TempHive.hiv
    Loads the file TempHive.hiv to the Key HKLM\TempHive


    reg unload /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG UNLOAD KeyName

    KeyName ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKU ]
    SubKey The key name of the hive to unload

    Examples:

    REG UNLOAD HKLM\TempHive
    Unloads the hive TempHive in HKLM


    reg compare /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG COMPARE KeyName1 KeyName2 [/v ValueName | /ve] [Output] [/s]

    KeyName [\\Machine\]FullKey
    Machine Name of remote machine - omitting defaults to the current machine
    Only HKLM and HKU are available on remote machines
    FullKey ROOTKEY\SubKey
    If FullKey2 is not specified, FullKey2 is the same as FullKey1
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    ValueName The value name, under the selected Key, to compare
    When omitted, all values under the Key are compared
    /ve compare the value of empty value name
    /s Compare all subkeys and values
    Output [/oa | /od | /os | /on]
    When omitted, output only differences
    /oa Output all of differences and matches
    /od Output only differences
    /os Output only matches
    /on No output

    Return Code:

    0 - Succussful, the result compared is identical
    1 - Failed
    2 - Successful, the result compared is different

    Examples:

    REG COMPARE HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp HKLM\Software\MyCo\SaveMyApp
    Compares all values under the key MyApp with SaveMyApp

    REG COMPARE HKLM\Software\MyCo HKLM\Software\MyCo1 /v Version
    Compares the value Version under the key MyCo and MyCo1

    REG COMPARE \\ZODIAC\HKLM\Software\MyCo \\. /s
    Compares all subkeys and values under HKLM\Software\MyCo on ZODIAC
    with the same key on the current machine


    reg export /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG EXPORT KeyName FileName

    Keyname ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only)
    ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ]
    SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY
    FileName The name of the disk file to export

    Examples:

    REG EXPORT HKLM\Software\MyCo\MyApp AppBkUp.reg
    Exports all subkeys and values of the key MyApp to the file AppBkUp.reg


    reg import /?

    Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0
    Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved


    REG IMPORT FileName

    FileName The name of the disk file to import (local machine only)

    Examples:

    REG IMPORT AppBkUp.reg
    Imports registry entrys from the file AppBkUp.reg


    Here is the sourse:

    http://is-it-true.org/nt/xp/atips/atips35.shtml
    What happens if a big asteroid hits the Earth? Judging from realistic simulations involving a sledge hammer and a common laboratory frog, we can assume it will be pretty bad. - Dave Barry

  3. #3
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    didnt know you could access the registry via the command prompt.

    tx

  4. #4
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    didnt know you could access the registry via the command prompt.

    tx

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