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Q. How can I check to see if a registry key exists in PowerShell?

Q. How can I check to see if a registry key exists in PowerShell?

A. Keep in mind that the shell maps two drives—HKLM: and HKCU:—to the registry. Using those, you can use the Test-Path cmdlet to see if a key, which will behave more or less like a file system folder, exists.

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