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Deleting Registry subkeys windows 7

Posted on 2011-03-03
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Hi there,
I am making a .bat file to delete all the subkeys under the key 'ProfileList'
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList" /f
I want the subkey folder ProfileList exist but all the subkeys deleted
which switch I should use.
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Question by:amanzoor
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by:Lordy123
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/VA is the switch you're looking for I believe.
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REG DELETE KeyName [/v ValueName | /va] [/f]
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by:amanzoor
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No guys it asks me for name of the subkeys if I put /v.  THere are bunch of folders under ProfileList key I want to get rid of them all.
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I misunderstood your question, I'm not sure you'll be able to accomplish that with a bat file, you may need to make a script.
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I would make one. Just not on a computer to test logic of the script.
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