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Why reg.exe query hklm\software does not return the same thing then regedit hklm\software?

Posted on 2011-02-21
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Hi all!

I just don't understand why "reg query hklm\software" does not return the same thing then if you go via "regedit" hklm\software?

I ask this because I need to built a batch script that poke the registry key if exit and if not add it, simple...

But when I do "reg query hklm\software" I don't see the the folder where are my keys. If I go trough the regedit I can see it...

strange...

thanks for the help.
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Question by:Vision_Globale
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by:Vision_Globale
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Ok I just understand something very interresting:

I'm on win 7 x64.

when i use reg query hklm\software it display me the same thing I have in regedit HKLM\software\Wow6432Node

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by:Vision_Globale
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Wow!!

when I start regedit or regedt32 from run box, I can see my keys.

But If I start the both same application from : C:\Windows\SysWOW64\cmd.exe or C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe I got the exact same listing then reg query hklm\software...

Is there a way to fixe this???
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Ok I think there's no way to make it work...

I will do something esle...

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