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Windows 8 Regedit requires absolute paths passed in for registry files

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Remote Registry with alternate credentials from the command line

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Change registry permission of 3 keys does not work with regini

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How to define access to just the System event log on Windows 2008 Server

I want to restrict administrator user access to the Security event log, is there a way to do it? I was following this article, but so far no luck.
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Windows 8.1 bizarre audio issues

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Where are the folder icons generated with the folder properties kept in the Registry?

Right click on a folder and select properties. Select the "Customize"tab. At the bottom select "Change Icon" etc Works very nicely. My question is: Where is this information held in the registry?
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Script to configure Windows 7 New build

I find myself installing Windows 7 on a regular basis and when I've installed the OS, I normally do the following: Enable the 'Run' command in the start menu Disable peek Change power button ...
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Adding key to registry

I would like to create a batch file, that will add registry key, not manually, but full automaticly by .BAT file. This link goes about adding everything but not the key. This link shows how to add ...
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batch script help, find, replace registry keys

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How can I append data to a Windows registry value in a batch file?

How can I append data to a Windows registry value in a batch file? reg.exe seems to only support create/delete keys and values - I want to take an existing REG_MULTI_SZ value and append some more ...
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offscrub07.vbs cannot access registry when ran as part of a startup script

I am creating a script to automate a deployment of Office 2010. Office 07 was not installed in a way that provides a clean upgrade path, and in an attempt to do things the right way I am clearing it ...
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Windows Registry for New Menu with Batch Files

Windows 7 - Add an item to 'new' context menu This shows how to add items to the "New" dropdown menu. How about taking them away? Also, I want to make a batch file that automates this. Like ...
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Right-click “Edit” is missing for .bat files

When I right click on a batch file, the Edit option that opens it in Notepad is not there. How do I get it back?
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I was trying to change which programs opened and edited my batch files in Windows 7. Now I want to change it all back to default, but my computer hasn't made any restore points. Can someone tell me ...
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on Windows XP, how can I remove (NOT hide) a system tray icon without closing the process?

So I leave uTorrent running on the system tray when I go to work, but every time my brother gets on the pc he closes it. So by the time I get back I've lost 7-8 hours of download. Most infuriating. I ...
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Retrieving a registry variable in a batch script

I wish to write a batch script (windows XP) that extracts certain installation paths from the registry. How would one go about writing such a script? I have written the following - I am (as you ...