"regedit.exe" - Viewing Registry Values
This section provides a tutorial example on how to view registry values for the FreeCell game program, which stores game play statistics of each user in the registry.
The next exercise is to view registry values related to FreeCell:
1. Start "regedit.exe".
2. Follow the registry key tree and locate the first FreeCell registry key:
You should see 7 registry values under the "FreeCell" key as shown this picture:
regedit.exe - FreeCell Registry Values
3. If you have played FreeCell before, you know that those registry values are recorded by FreeCell
as your personal game scores.
4. Start FreeCell, then click menu "Game > Statistics". You will see your game play scores
as shown in this picture:
FreeCell Game Statistics
If you read your game statistics carefully, you will see that
those numbers are actually stored as registry values under the "FreeCell" registry key.
For example, "Total won: 79" is stored as registry value of "won" with a data of "4f"
which is the Hex number of "79"
Table of Contents
About This Book
Introduction to Microsoft Windows
Introduction to Windows Explorer
Introduction to Internet Explorer
"Paint" Program and Computer Graphics
GIMP - GNU Image Manipulation Program
JPEG Image File Format Quality and Size
GIF Image File Format and Transparent Background
"WinZip" - ZIP File Compression Tool
"WinRAR" - RAR and ZIP File Compression Tool
FTP Server, Client and Commands
"FileZilla" - Free FTP Client and Server
Web Server Log Files and Analysis Tool - "Analog"
Spyware Adware Detection and Removal
IE Addon Program Listing and Removal
Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal
Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal
VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal
Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal
Setting Up and Using Crossover Cable Network
Home Network Gateway - DSL Modem/Wireless Router
Windows Task Manager - The System Performance Tool
"tasklist" Command Line Tool to List Process Information
"msconfig" - System Configuration Tool
Configuring and Managing System Services
► Windows Registry Key and Value Management Tools
What Is Windows Registry
Registry Hives - HKCR, HKCU, HKLM, HKU, HKCC, and HKPD
Registry Supporting Files - Registry Backups
What Is the Registry Editor - "regedit.exe"
"regedit.exe" - Finding Registry Keys for FreeCell
► "regedit.exe" - Viewing Registry Values
"regedit.exe" - Changing Registry Values
"regedit.exe" - Exporting Registry Keys
"regedit.exe" - Importing Registry Keys
Command Line Console Registry Tool - "reg.exe"
"reg.exe" - Query Registry Keys and Values
Startup Programs Removal for Better System Performance
Winsock - Windows Sockets API
Java on Windows
Glossary of Terms
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