Remote Registry Editor (Windows CE 5.0)

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Remote Registry Editor displays the registry for a target device and enables you to add, delete, and modify registry keys and registry entries.


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You can use Remote Registry Editor to display the registry for a target device from the Visual studio development environment or from Platform Builder. To use Remote Registry Editor from Platfom Builder, you must first connect to the target device with Platform Manager. For more information about connecting to a target device with Platform Manager, see Application Connectivity.

The registry for a target device resides in the object store on the target device.

Remote Registry Editor allows you to manage the registry on a target device from your development workstation.

The Remote Registry Editor window displays a My Computer top-level registry heading for the desktop computer and a top-level registry heading for each target device to which the tool is connected.

The following table shows some examples of the registry subtrees for a target device that Remote Registry Editor may display.

Registry subtree Description
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT Associates files with applications.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER Contains information about the user logged on to a target device.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE Contains information about settings for a target device.

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