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Microsoft® VBScript Step by Step by Ed Wilson

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Chapter 17. Working with the Registry

Before You Begin

To work through the material presented in this chapter, you need to be familiar with the following concepts from earlier chapters:

  • Creating an instance of the FileSystemObject class

  • Creating a connection into Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

  • Implementing the For...Next statement

  • Implementing the Select Case statement

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Implement the WshShell class

  • Script Reg.exe

  • Work with the WMI StdRegProv class

  • Work with the WshController object

First You Back Up

In this section, you will use the Reg.exe program to back up the registry. Backing up is an important step, because you can make changes to the registry that would preclude Microsoft Windows ...

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