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

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Part II. Registry in Management

Managing the registry is easier when you are armed with the right tools. This part describes those tools. You learn about registry-based policies and how to use them to manage settings in the registry. You learn how to track down registry settings and write scripts to change them. You also learn about registry security.

Whereas the first part of this book was for both power users and IT professionals, this part is aimed more toward IT professionals. Power users can still benefit from giving this part a thorough read, though, because some of the better customizations are actually policies, and customizing Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 is better done through scripts. Still, I give this part an IT slant ...

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