How do I save registry keys to a file? (NETIQKB6562)

  • 7706562
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 26-Oct-2010

Environment

Microsoft Windows 2000 Server

Situation

How do I save registry keys to a file?

Resolution

To save a registry hive or key to a file:

  1. Open the Registry Editor (regedt32).
  2. Navigate to the registry hive or key to save to a file.

    For example, if HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE is selected, the file will contain this registry hive, including all sub-keys in the same hierarchical format.

  3. Go to Registry | Save Key.
  4. Select a location to save the file to.
  5. Type a name in the "File Name" field.
  6. Click Save.

Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB6562

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