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How can I export specific value from the registry to a text file using the command line?

For example, I want to export Hkey_local_Machine\Software\mcafee to a text file in C:. I just need the key – that's it.

I tried with reg export – it's giving everything, but I just require the key of the partiular thing.

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It's kind of hard to follow what you actually want to export. What do you mean by reg export "giving everything"? Did you specify the exact key you wanted to export? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 May 14 '13 at 19:00

Try this:

reg export Hkey_local_Machine\Software\mcafee C:\export.txt

This will export registry values according to windows REG format.

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reg export Hkey_local_Machine\Software\mcafee\key C:\export.txt && type C:\export.txt | findstr /i "key"

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You can export a specific registry value to a text file with a setx command Copy/pasta from there:

SetX _TZone /k HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation\StandardName
>Tzone.txt echo %_TZone%


The alternative to above is to write it to a reg file using the methods in the above answers:

REG EXPORT HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation\StandardName C:\Windows\Temp\Tzone.reg

The reg file can be opened for read/write, check here for format.

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