Questions tagged [windows-registry]

Software that involves manipulating or accessing Windows registry content.

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Software for forensic analysis

I am looking for software, which helps with forensic analysis of .exe-files, especially, if the analysied file modifies the registry creates, modifies or deletes other files opens network connections ...
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Search and Replace tool for Windows Registry

Please recommend a gratis Windows tool to perform search and replace operations in the Windows Registry. I would like to select a Registry key and have the tool perform the search and replace ...
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SIEM Dashboard/Add-On/App for Viewing Windows Registry Forensics Data

There are a number of forensically-useful areas in the Windows registry and file system like those detailed in this SANS Poster: https://www.sans.org/security-resources/posters/windows-forensic-...
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Simple Registry Optimizer for Windows PC

I am looking for a Registry Optimizer for Windows. It should: run locally on Windows- be a normal program Preferable: simple and lightweight open-source or Paid Repairing Registry Errors Registry ...
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Software to easily edit Image File Execution Options in the registry

I've done the replacement with Notepad with this option http://www.flos-freeware.ch/doc/notepad2-Replacement.html . It work's very well. I'm just asking if there's a tool or app out there which eases ...
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File system cleaner and registry cleaner for Windows 7

Please recommend software to replace CCleaner for Windows 7. Here is the only functionality from CCleaner required (it's fine if your recommendations do more): File system cleaner Remove temporary ...
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Logging which program changed a registry key

I am looking for a program for Microsoft Windows that can log which program changed a registry key. Any license and price is fine.
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Recommendation for an advanced registry editor?

I am looking for advanced registry editor. So there are Chrome and Firefox in browsers area, notepad++ in text editing area, Photoshop in image editing area, Excel and Google Sheets for tables. ...
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Command Line Utility for registering 32-bit and 64-bit components to HKCU

I am looking for a command-line utility that comes in 32-bit and 64-bit versions, that will do the following: register com dlls and controls in either LOCAL MACHINE or CURRENTUSER does not require ...
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Registry Viewer for ntuser.dat files

I have set up a new PC, basically containing all the software that I had on my old PC. Now I'm trying to migrate the settings and data files. I have access to the old disk. That works fine for many ...
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Software to backup/restore these settings in Windows

Freshly reinstalling Windows you lose a lot of settings. Even if you have backup finding out and restoring these settings is tedious. Is there a software that backs up and restores these ...
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Setting numlock as a hotkey in Windows (by changing registry values)

Recently I found Microsoft Keyboad Layout Creator which can tweak the registry to add a new keyboard layout for a language. But it does not let the user change the capslock or numlock functionality. ...
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Windows registry comparison tool, hierachical/collapsible

I need to compare two Windows registry .reg files (taken before and after a problem appeared). I tried WinMerge, but it does not display any highlighting even so the files are different. I copied the ...
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A "registry explorer" that works like Windows Explorer

I'm looking for a free portable program to browse and modify registry values with perfect ease. It must have the basic features that regedit already have (e.g. import, export, etc) plus these features:...
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Real-time Registry Monitoring

Does anyone have a good tool for silent, real-time, system-wide registry monitoring? All of the tools I've seen have one of two problems: They poll for changes, instead of get events in real-time ...
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Computer Forensic Timeline Tool for live system

I am troubleshooting PCs and many times I'd like to find out what a user did before the PC or programs of the PC stopped working. The tool should at least collect information from: Add/remove ...
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System Optimization software for Windows

I would like to have a software which performs PC optimization in various ways such as... Registry CleanUp Registry Degragmentation Uninstall Programs Disable Startup Programs Disable Inactive ...
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Windows startup manager

Looking for a program to manage which applications are started up when Windows PC starts. Requirements: Free (gratis) "Manage" means ability to permanently remove any given set of programs from ...
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