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KScript not modifying registry values

10/31/2017 1171 views
I'm using K1000 to edit a single registry value on machines running 7.2. I have the script set up for testing currently, targeting a single testing machine. I have attempted running it as both Local System and giving it domain admin credentials. It is set up to be able to run without a logged-in user. The task is set up as follows:

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The issue that I am having is that the registry value is not changing. It defaults to 0x00000010 (16), and remains there. It does not update to 0x00000020 (32). I have attempted running with data set to both "32" and "0x00000020", and the change does not take with either one.

EDIT: I have attempted to run this using a registry file and batch file. This solution is tested and works when the batch file is stored locally on the test machine and the registry file is on a network drive that is accessible. However, running the same batch file through KACE does not succeed.


The registry file is as follows: 
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsUpdate\UX\Settings]
"BranchReadinessLevel"=dword:20
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After some further research into the issue, it was discovered that KACE defaults to a 32-bit registry editor. Given that the targeted systems are all 64-bit versions of Windows, an edit was made to the initial KScript to instead target HKLM64\ and this resolved the issue.
Answered 11/02/2017 by: CandyBee
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