In this appendix:
Chapter 4, and Chapter 18, described numerous useful registry settings. This appendix continues by describing the most interesting settings in the Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 (Windows) registries.
The settings in this appendix are per user; they’re in
HKCU. The root key
HKLM contains similar settings, but the settings in
HKCU are more interesting because these are often useful for deployment and customization. Also, many of my favorite IT hacks are in
HKCU rather than
HKLM because they affect per-user behaviors instead of the overall computer configuration. ...