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How to apply registry with logon script

Posted on 2007-03-27
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I'd like to apply the following registry with vbs on particular OU.
Since this is under HKCU should be ran as logon script.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/319206/en-us
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Exchange\Exchange Provider
Value name: Closest GC
Data type: REG_DWORD
Radix: Hexadecimal
Value data: 0x00000001

Script has to determine if this registry is already exists, and if so should skip the process because I don't want to re-apply the registry.
Please help. I'm not good at scripting.
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Question by:kimakabane
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by:sirbounty
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This should do it...

Const HKEY_CURRENT_USER = &H80000001
 
Dim objReg:Set objReg=GetObject("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\.\root\default:StdRegProv")
strKeyPath = "Software\Microsoft\Exchange\Exchange Provider"
strValueName = "Closest GC"
oReg.GetDWORDValue HKEY_CURRENT_USER,strKeyPath,strValueName,strValue
If strValue="" Then
  objReg.SetDWORDValue HKEY_CURRENT_USER,strKeyPath, strValueName, 1
End If
Set objReg=Nothing


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by:kimakabane
ID: 18799144
Hi,

I copy pasted the script and create .vbs but nothing has created under the key.
Also I had to correct
oReg.GetDWORDValue
to
objReg.GetDWORDValue
I think this is just a typo.

No error message, but nothing created. I'm sure that I have local admin rights.
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sirbounty earned 125 total points
ID: 18799234
Change the "IF" to this...
If IsNull(strValue) Then
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by:kimakabane
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worked... Thanks!
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by:sirbounty
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:^)
Happy to help!
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