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Manipulate or query the registry on remote hosts.

 

UpdateRegistry

 

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All registry actions, with the exception of Read, cannot be undone and are permanent. Use this feature with care.

 

 

Actions:

The following data types are supported:

Add a value
Delete a value
Change a value
Read a value
Add a key
Delete a key
Copy a key
REG_DWORD
REG_SZ
REG_EXPAND_SZ

 

Main key

Specifies the root key that will be affected by the update.  The following choices are available:

 

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE (default)

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

HKEY_CURRENT_USER

HKEY_USERS

 

Key

The target key under the main key. e.g. to update HKLM\SOFTWARE\SomeProduct\SomeValue First set Main key to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE. Then enter software\SomeProduct in the Key field.

 

Value/Subkey name

The target key/value for the update. The field accepts a value name when a value action is selected (e.g. Add value) and a subkey name when a key action is selected (e.g. Add key). This field is not available when Copy key is selected.

 

Value Data

Data to be written to the value specified in the value name field. Only available when Add value or Change value is selected.

 

Value Type

The data type for the value provided in the Value data field. Only available when Add value or Change value is selected May be one of:

 

REG_EXPAND_SZ

REG_SZ

REG_DWORD

 

Action Type

Specifies the type of registry update to perform. The following choices are available:

 

Add value

Adds a new value to an existing registry key

Delete value

Deletes an existing value from an existing registry key

Change value

Changes an existing value of an existing key to a new value

Read value

Reads an existing value of an existing key.  This operation is non-destructive.

Add key

Adds a new registry (sub)key

Delete key

Delete and existing registry key

Copy key

Copies an existing registry key to a new registry key

 

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All registry actions, with the exception of Read, cannot be undone and are permanent. Use this feature with care.