are windows 2008 R2 registry values case sensitive?

Posted on 2010-01-06
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are windows 2008 R2 registry values case sensitive?
Question by:Murugesh Perumal
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    Windows is generally not case sensitive. There may be instances however where something may be case sensitive but for the most part unless you had a specific support note or article I would suggest case will not matter.

    I usually err on the side of caution and follow the existing key values. If I am changing a value I use the same format for the new value when it comes to case.

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