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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 9780735618053 by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Chapter 41. Editing the Registry

Understanding the Structure of the Registry 1318

Avoiding Registry Mishaps 1322

Browsing and Editing with Registry Editor 1325

Monitoring Registry Changes 1327

Using .Reg Files to Automate Registry Changes 1328

Working with a Remote Computer's Registry 1332

Changing Registry Key Permissions 1333

Editing the Registry from the Command Line 1335

If you've ever read anything about the registry, you've seen the warnings: Do not try this at home—really. Making changes to the registry directly, as opposed to letting your software do it for you, is hazardous. An errant edit can bring your system down. That's why Microsoft Windows is set up so that you normally don't have to get involved with the registry. When you change some ...

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