Registry Location

Can someone tell me which files are used to hold registry information for XP/2000/ and 2003?
I believe its in the system32/config directory but I need any and all files names.
joele24Asked:
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MadshiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
In the NT family you can ask Windows itself, where the files are stored. Look here:

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\hivelist
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nonubikCommented:
For XP/2000 the file is under the user's profile folder, ntuser.dat
A typical path is C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\ntuser.dat
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nonubikCommented:
on 2003 seems to be the same
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Jaime OlivaresSoftware ArchitectCommented:
Regustry is stored in several files in the system32/config folder with names:

SAM.
SYSTEM.
SOFTWARE.
DEFAULT.
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joele24Author Commented:
Madshi,

I noticed that there is also UsrClass.dat files in the hivelist
from all the reading Ive done Ive only found reference to

System,Software,SAM,Default,UserDiff in the system32\config dir
and theres a NTuser.dat in each users Documents and Settings dir


but I have not seen any reference to UsrClass.dat is that part of the registry as well?
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MadshiCommented:
Yes, that's the content of the key "HKCU\Software\Classes". It's stored seperately in XP/2003. Not sure about 2000. In NT4 it's not stored seperately, but it's part of "Ntuser.dat".
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