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Is it possible to open and read an old registry (old Win XP installation on another harddrive)?

My current O/S is on C:
The old harddrive (G:) (not yet formatted) contains the elder Win XP installation.

Is it possible for me to open the registry on G: from my current installation on C:???
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Start > Run regedt32
Menu > Load hive

Look in the G:\Windows\System32\Config folder
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by:ajagelund
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Cool!

Thank you!
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You are welcome.

Just be careful what you do with also. :>)
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