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I want to create a script to resolve profil.bak issue on Windows 7.

My problem is how to do a search of the registry key from the user name.

Registry key for exemple: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList\S-1-5-21-4138206758-3315363207-xxxxxxxx-xxxx.bak.

After i want to rename this key.

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But please pay attention to where you post - the "AutoIt Technical Discussion" section where you started this thread is not for general support questions.  I have moved it for you, but would ask you to be more careful in future.



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Try this example :

For $i = 1 To 10
    $var = RegEnumKey("HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList", $i)
    If @error <> 0 Then ExitLoop
    MsgBox(4096, "SubKey #" & $i & " under HKLM\Software: ", $var)

Then Check out the other REG examples like RegWrite()

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I actually already wrote something for this, it's probably not as awesome as other coders can put together and I could do better now since I have gotten better at this but at-least its an example you can build from. 


$sPath = "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList"

RunWait(@ComSpec & ' /c REG EXPORT "' & $sPath & '" C:\BeforeProfileFix.reg /f')

For $i = 1 To 40

    $sub = RegEnumKey($sPath, $i)

        If @error Then ExitLoop

        If StringInStr($sub, ".bak") Then
            RunWait(@ComSpec & ' /c REG DELETE "' & $sPath & '\' & StringTrimRight($sub, 4) & '" /f')
            RunWait(@ComSpec & ' /c REG COPY  "' & $sPath & '\' & $sub & '" "' & $sPath & '\' & StringTrimRight($sub, 4) & '" /s')
            RunWait(@ComSpec & ' /c REG DELETE "' & $sPath & '\' & $sub & '" /f')


MsgBox(0, "BoCC Automation", "Profile Fix has been implimented" & @CRLF & @CRLF & "A copy of the registry is saved to C: if you need to restore old settings" & @CRLF & "Please reboot the machine to have changes take effect")
$Reboot = MsgBox(4, "BoCC Automation", "Reboot Now?")
If $Reboot = 6 Then Shutdown(6)


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