Take backup of a remote registry to my machine

Posted on 2007-08-09
Last Modified: 2010-03-05

I want to backup some machines registry to my machine.Is there a way to do this.

Question by:bsharath
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    Using PsExec ( you could run a command like this:
    psexec \\computername regedit /E c:\registry.reg

    It looks neither REGEDIT nor REG will export a file to a network share, so you'd then have to manually copy the file back to your machine.
    xcopy \\computername\c$\registry.reg c:\

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