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Find then delete Registry subkey

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experts,

ive looked around the posted threads on this and cannot find anything that i can understand/ applies to what i need. Im trying to create a simple batch file that will find a registry subkey under HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

my company had implemented a new web filter and its loading this proxy.pac registry subkey when a new user logs into a computer. instead of opening cmd runas admin, regedit, search registry for proxy.pac then deleting it i would like to create a batch file to do it for me.

yeah i know its not much but when you have over 100 users and this proxy.pac loads itself back every few days for every user.... you see how this can become frustrating. I would take this up with our main IT HQ but they are useless and have not fixed the issue in two weeks!
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If you just want to delete the key, use

Dim WSHShell
Set WSHShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WSHShell.RegDelete "HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\[mySubKeyName]"
Set WSHShell = Nothing


Put the code above on temp.vbs and run it.
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by:MattLight
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ill check it out and post the results here in a few, gotta take care of a user first. thanks!
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sorry for the delayed response,

yep worked just fine! thanks!
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