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How to remotely change registry

I want to add reg keys to computers remotely. I have a list of computers that need specific keys and I would like to add these keys to the systems. I have the administrator username and passwords. Is there a way to do this? Im running Windows XP in a Novell environment.

Thanks!
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
You can connect to a remote computers registry from your own registry editor
 
Start > run > regedit
File > connect to network registry
Providing the remote machine has true remote registry service running, or save the registry key as a.reg file and import it via login script
 
regedit /s \\server\share\your_reg_key.reg
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cahancockCommented:
Create a .reg file and then distribute it through Group Policy. Or you could logon to the pcs with RDP and access the file over the network, or email it to the user to double click. See the following link.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310516
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igor-1965Commented:
Try PSExec (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx) - it is quite handy if you have a list of the computers and would like to execute program on the remote systems in the list. In your case you could run it as:

psexec @comp_list.txt -u <domain\user> -p <password> regedit /s "\\server\share\your_reg_file.reg"

However, it is only works for the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE registry keys. In case if you need to import HKEY_CURRENT_USER keys you have to use login scripts.
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
ThanQ
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