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Configuring Registry Settings

 

The Registry Settings allows you to change the values in the registry  in the workstations. Desktop Central MSP Registry Settings Configuration enables  you to modify the registry values from a central location.

Step 1: Name  the Configuration

Provide a name and description for the Registry Settings Configuration.

Step 2: Define  Configuration

You can perform the following actions:

Write Value

To write a value to the registry, select the Action  as Write Value and

Parameter

Description

Header Key

Select the header key or  hive  as HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

Key

Keys are sub-components of the hives. Specify the key value.

Type

The type of the value. This varies with respect to the Header Key selected.  Select the appropriate type from the combo box.

Value*

Specify the value to be added.

Data / Expression*

Specify the data or expression. If the new value has to be created without  data, enter the word clear inside the parentheses as (clear).

* - Click the icon to select and assign a dynamic  variable to this parameter.

If you wish to write more values,  click Add More Registry Settings  button and repeat step 2. The values gets added to the Registry Settings  table.

Delete Value

To delete a value from the registry, select the Action  as Delete Value and

Parameter

Description

Header Key

Select the header key or  hive  as HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

Key

Keys are sub-components of the hives. Specify the key value.

Value

Specify the value to be deleted.

 

If you wish to delete more values,  click Add Registry Settings button  and repeat step 2. The values gets added to the Registry  Settings table.

Add Key

To add a registry key, select the Action  as Add Key and specify  the following:

Parameter

Description

Header Key

Select the header key or  hive  as HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

Key

Keys are sub-components of the hives. Specify the key value to be added.

 

If you wish to add more keys,  click Add Registry Settings button  and repeat step 2. The values gets added to the Registry  Settings table.

Delete Key

To delete a registry key, select the Action  as Delete Key and specify  the following values:

Parameter

Description

Header Key

Select the header key or  hive  as HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.

Key

Keys are sub-components of the hives. Specify the key value that has  to be deleted.

 

If you wish to delete more keys,  click Add Registry Settings button  and repeat step 2. The values gets added to the Registry  Settings table.

To modify a registry setting from the Registry  Settings table, select the appropriate row and click icon and change the required values.

To delete a registry setting from the Registry  Settings table, select the appropriate row and click icon.

Step 3: Define  Target

Using  the Defining  Targets procedure, define the targets for deploying the Registry Settings  Configuration.

Step 4: Deploy  Configuration

Click the Deploy button to deploy  the defined Registry Settings Configuration in the targets defined. The  configuration will take effect during the next system startup.

To save the configuration as draft, click Save  as Draft.