SET: How to Suppress Registry Editor Dialog Window

ID: Q161993

AUTHOR: jmaloney TITLE: SETUP: How to Suppress Registry Editor (regedit) Dialog Window SECURITY: PUBLIC TECH REVIEWED: dewitth

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Whenever a *.reg file is run to update a registry key, the following dialog window is displayed:

   Information in <file name>.reg has been successfully entered into the

In some siturations, such as in batch files, you may want to bypass this window.

To bypass this dialog window use the following command line:

Regedit /s <file name>.reg

KBCategory: kbhowto kbtool KBSubcategory: nthowto ntregistry

Keywords          : nthowto ntregistry 
Version           : WinNT:4.0;Windows:95
Platform          : WINDOWS winnt

Last Reviewed: July 21, 1998