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Windows 7: Export Action center settings and import them in another pc via script

12 Aug 2016   #1
Gianluca Melis

windows 10
 
 
Export Action center settings and import them in another pc via script

Hello everyone

I'm currently working on a scripting form project in vb.net, i made some scripts which edit my computer settings in regedit to configurate new computer within a few clicks instead of surfing through the whole settings and changing them manually.
I've found a solution for pretty much every windows setings, the only one that i still miss is the Action center settings "security messages" filter...






I need to do a script to deactivate all the warnings in a fresh installed windows.

i've found the keys in the registry with Process Monitor and i exported the .reg key and i have then converted it in a batch file with a software.
The code that works (only) for my computer looks like this:

.Bat (Workstation):
[Batch] Workstation code - Pastebin.com

.Reg (Workstation)
[REG] Workstation Reg - Pastebin.com

all checks off - Workstation.bat

all checks off - workstation.reg


On my computer this code works perfectly, so i thought i was finished
BUT
I tried the same code on another computer and on a laptop but the code doesn't work at all...
so i took the laptop and i did another scan with Process Monitor and i did exactly the same thing and here is how the code working for the laptop looks like:


.Bat (laptop):
[Batch] Notebook - Pastebin.com

.Reg (Laptop):
[REG] notebook - reg - Pastebin.com

all checks off - Laptop.bat

all checks off - Laptop.reg


(i've also attached the .reg version of the 2 codes in this thread)

I did a very short analysis and i discovered that the key names, the GUID, the reg path are all exactly the same,
the only thing that doesn't match, is the REG_BINARY value, Which is different for every Computer i've tested.
I've tried already to run the .reg file directly on another machine but the result is the same (and if you're wondering, yes, i killed and reopened explorer.exe and i've also tried to restart the computer but without any result)
I also tried do figure out how to read the HEX code, trying to interpretate it so i could make a script that "translates" some text in HEX and makes a compatible key for the target pc, but all i found translating the hex code was more or less looking like this:




...i think that explains my struggle enough...



Now the question is:

How can i made a script that adapts itself dynamically to every machine i lauch the script on?
or
is there a way to edit these settings without exporting Registry key?

i've found a solution for the past 40 scripts i've made, and they works pretty much all the same, except some special ones, thsi is the only one that makes me struggle..
i hope that someone can really help me with this because i'm litteraly becoming CRAZY!!

thank you team




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