I use win_xp_sp3 inside my virtualbox i was mapped all the xp folder destination into my host machine in regedit. and now i need to change the my username and i don't remember all files i changed. is there any possibility on regedit find and replace?


There are a few paid products out there (with with free trial periods), for example:

For a 'free' option you can try:

  1. Exporting search results from RegScanner
  2. Use a text editor to search and replace in the exported .reg file
  3. Import the updated .reg file to update the registry.

Just remember to backup your registry before you do anything! :)

Something like ERUNT should help for the backup.

  • Thank you fro your replay the first one works to replace manually but the funny thing is after restarting windows the registry is still there. may be this is another question. – Achu Apr 20 '11 at 11:38
  • First one is not free and second one has been "deleted". :) – Mrchief Oct 22 '15 at 14:51

I stumbled across this free Advanced Regedit thing. Seems to work.

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    It doesn't look into all of the keys. I found more than 3.000 keys left behind. But still it was a good start. – MagTun May 7 '17 at 6:28

Registry Toolkit

The free version can be used 50 times, it can do regular expressions.

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