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Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide: Chapter 7, Managing Registry Security

Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide Get a glimpse inside Jerry Honeycutt's book, "Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide," with this excerpt from Chapter 7, "Managing Registry Security." Click here for the chapter download or to purchase the book.

Chapter Summary: The Windows XP registry is behind almost every great feature in the operating system. Discover how to customize the registry -- and how to take care of it -- with this no-nonsense primer. Written for IT professionals and desktop power users, this eye-opening guide reveals little-known registry techniques, tricks, tips, and secrets to make your tasks easier. Chapter 7 explains registry security in detail. Some of the items you will learn about in this chapter include:

  • Setting Keys' Permissions
  • Mapping Default Permissions
  • Auditing Registry Access
  • Restricting Remote Registry Access
  • Deploying Security Templates and more!

This chapter download from "Microsoft Windows XP Registry Guide" by Jerry Honeycutt is printed with permission from Microsoft Press, Copyright 2002.

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This was first published in April 2005

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