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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

    Jul 14, 2011
    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


    May 15, 2003
    You can't edit it like that, but you can open regedit, and load the hive.
  3. jesseyoung


    Nov 30, 2010
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