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KACE Product Support Question


Running a .reg file in kace

12/09/2018 1098 views

Hey guys.

I was wondering if there was a way to run a reg file in the k1 as a script.

This reg file has a large number of  entries into the registry..(like 18 entries into hive).

Adding it to the "dependencies" and running a bat script "regedit.exe" doesn't seem to work.

Zipping it up with a bat file and calling the bat file doesn't seem to work either

I know scripts have an option for adding registry keys, but does this mean I have

to add each key individual entry separately? couldn't I just run the whole reg file ?

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It is obvious that it does not work with "regedit", since this is an interactive program.

For manipulating the registry from a command line/script you use reg.exe.

reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AdvertisingInfo" /v DisabledByGroupPolicy /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f 
would be an example.

this would also use .reg files.
But ...
... the smartest way to do it is:
Go to Scripting | Configuration Policies | Registries (under the Windows Column) and simply add the contents of the file here.


Answered 12/10/2018 by: Nico_K
Red Belt

  • Thanks Nico.
    Forgot about the Config Policies.

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