JSI Tip 6003. How can I get RegFind to use the HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG hive?

When you use Reg.exe from the Windows 2000 Support Tools, or from %WinDir%\System32 of a Windows XP Professional installation, or from Supplement 4 of the Windows NT 4.0 Resource Kit, you can access the HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG by using the HKCC alias. When you try to use HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG in RegFind.exe, it is not available.

The HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG hive is just an alias for HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\Current.

To work around this problem, use the HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Hardware Profiles\Current path in RegFind.exe.

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