I need to have a change of a registry key applied without having to reboot.

Posted on 2006-04-07
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
When changing the value of the key below,   it is necessary to reboot the pc before the change applied.
How can we make sure this change is applied immediately  ( maybe it can be done with a vbs)

Question by:itbabe
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    Expert Comment

    What sort of changes do you need to make to that key?
    It's generally a case of reinitializing the software that is using the data within the key, such that it reloads it..

    Author Comment

    I need to disable driver signing on the pc so a msi can be executed.
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    A bit more info on disabling driver signing in this thread:

    Hope this helps
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    If you kill the explorer.exe process and relaunch it the registry will be reloaded.

    Here is some more information:

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