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.reg file help

Posted on 2005-03-02
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
i have a .reg file to edit the registry on a pc as follows:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

when i run this, it pops up a box asking me if i want to add this.  is there a silent option available so when this is run, that box doesn't pop up?

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sramesh2k earned 200 total points
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regedit /s <filenam.reg>

/s - silent
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Additional reference:

How To Add, Modify, or Delete Registry Subkeys and Values by Using a Registration Entries (.reg) File:


Regedit.exe supports a /s command-line switch to not display these messages. For example, to silently run the .reg file (with the /s switch) from a login script batch file, use the following syntax:

regedit.exe /s path of .reg file


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perfect. thanks.
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Glad to help :)

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