HOWTO Import/export Windows registry from/to a file
This article was first written in July 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/283).
Console Registry Tool for Windows - version 3.0 Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp. 1981-2001. All rights reserved REG EXPORT KeyName FileName Keyname ROOTKEY\SubKey (local machine only) ROOTKEY [ HKLM | HKCU | HKCR | HKU | HKCC ] SubKey The full name of a registry key under the selected ROOTKEY FileName The name of the disk file to export REG IMPORT FileName FileName The name of the disk file to import (local machine onl
Some common keys to backup
REG EXPORT "HKCU\Software\SimonTatham" "D:\PuTTY.050704.reg" REG EXPORT "HKCU\Software\Martin Prikryl" "D:\WinSCP2.050704.reg" REG EXPORT "HKCU\Software\TortoiseCVS" "D:\TortoiseCVS.050704.reg" REG EXPORT "HKCU\Software\pgAdmin III" "D:\pgAdmin3.050704.reg" REG EXPORT "HKCU\Software\FileZilla" "D:\FileZilla.050704.reg" REG EXPORT "HKCU\Software\Star-Tools" "D:\MySQL-Front.050704.reg"