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Microsoft® Windows® Registry Guide, 2nd Edition by Jerry Honeycutt

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Appendix C. Per-User Settings

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. ...

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