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Windows 7: custom .reg files, or windows install

17 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7: Ultimate [x64]
custom .reg files, or windows install

Hey sevenforums, first time poster

Just wondering if you are able to make a custom registry file (or something of the like) in order to apply certain settings to a new windows 7 x64 installation?
i wipe my drive often, and i use Ninite for a few applications, but theres also some settings i would like instead. here's what id hope to accomplish with said file:

-keep my custom libraries (movies, tv shows, pictures, music, Downloads on C:, downloads on D: )
-Add Take Ownership option
-share folders i had shared before (the folders will be intact on D:, my 7 installation is on C: )
-Disable UAC
- Automatically use hidden Administrator account (if this were in a custom install disk, maybe skip username info so it never makes another account in the first place.)

this would probably need to be in a custom install disk i'd think, but auto uxtheme patched windows?

thanks for any help you can give on any of these. whether its a registry file or how to add these settings to a custom install disk or another method, im happy to hear any answers you can give me

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18 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

hi john and welcome to SF
Looks to me as if you would do that quite frequently, right?
In that case just go into regedit and export the branches that hold the information in question.
Put those reg files on say a usb stick and you can re import them later in the new installation.

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