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

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Chapter 11. Scripting Registry Changes

Think of what life would be like for an IT professional without automation. Each time you needed to change settings, you’d have to get up from your desk and find the right user’s computer in a maze of cubicles.

Scripting is a more efficient way to deploy and change settings. Notice that I didn’t use the word "manage," which applies more to policies than it does to scripting. If you need to manage settings, see Chapter 7. Scripting is useful on many levels. You can write a script that changes a group of settings and then test ...

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