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    Editing the Windows registry from Linux

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    Editing the Windows registry from Linux

    Post by Coolname007 on Fri Nov 27, 2009 11:08 am

    Those looking for a way to edit the Windows registry from Linux might find this link helpful:

    http://www.mjbforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=133


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    Re: Editing the Windows registry from Linux

    Post by Justin on Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:32 pm

    Hmmm, interesting find...

    They say Wines got builtin regedit so if thats the case I wonder why dumphives needed. It seems they're exporting (dumping) and importing the dump rather than editing the registry directly? Its great for read but maybe not so much for read/write.


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    Re: Editing the Windows registry from Linux

    Post by Coolname007 on Fri Nov 27, 2009 12:37 pm

    Yeah...
    Well the OP suggested using dumphives, but the third poster I believe it was said that wine had a built-in registry editor. I haven't tested it yet myself though, so im not sure exactly how (or how well) it works.


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    Re: Editing the Windows registry from Linux

    Post by Justin on Fri Nov 27, 2009 1:01 pm

    The only real purpose I can see for this is in a recovery type situation, but you can access the registry a lot easier from a bartpe boot cd. Say the systems so bad you can't boot a Windows disc, than this might be useful.


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    Re: Editing the Windows registry from Linux

    Post by Coolname007 on Fri Nov 27, 2009 1:21 pm

    Or if you didn't have a BartPe disk, but had Ubuntu on the computer...


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