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Extract data from registry on slave drive?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by MikeBeckner, Jul 14, 2011.

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  1. MikeBeckner

    MikeBeckner Thread Starter

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    I have a corrupt windows installation that I cannot repair. Before I wipe the drive, I need to get some information from the registry that I can't reproduce otherwise.

    If I connect the drive containing the bad installation as a slave drive, can I edit c:\windows\system32\config\software and find the information I'm looking for?
     
  2. srhoades

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    You can't edit it like that, but you can open regedit, and load the hive.
     
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