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Windows registry xml

Microsoft's .reg format for representing MS Registry entries has many limitations, such as the inability to represent where registry information physically resides on the disk and the difficulty in representing Unicode. As a result, a variety of approaches have been implemented. Currently DFXML uses the RegXML standard to represent Registry entries.

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There are several open source programs that use XML to represent the Windows Registry:

There is one commercial program that we have found:

  • ComponentSource has a \$195 .NET too that allows management, importing and exporting of the registry via XML.