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How to Use WinDiff to Compare Registry Files
Article ID: 171780 - View products that this article applies to.
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How can you compare registry entries before and after an upgrade, the installation of a new software package, or between two computers?
To use the Windows NT 3.51 or 4.0 Resource Kit utility Windiff.exe to compare the differences between the registry entries before and after an upgrade, perform the following:
WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT to correct them. Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use this tool at your own risk.
Article ID: 171780 - Last Review: October 31, 2006 - Revision: 1.1