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PowerShell Script to create new registry key value on remote computers

In this post, I explore the ways to get remote registry key property. Here is a PowerShell script to create a new registry key value in remote registry.

$colComputers = gc c:\myworkspace\computerlist.txt

foreach ($strComputer in $colComputers)

{

#Open remote registry

$reg = [Microsoft.Win32.RegistryKey]::OpenRemoteBaseKey(‘LocalMachine’, $strComputer)

#Open the targeted remote registry key/subkey for read and write ($True)

$regKey= $reg.OpenSubKey("SOFTWARE\\Whatever\\General",$True)

#Create a new (string)value –“Override System Verification” and assign “Yes” to it

$regKey.Setvalue(‘Override System Verification’, ‘Yes’, ‘String’)

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Ying Li obtained a Master degree of Medicine in China and worked in the medical field before he came to the states in 1996. He made the career switch from troubleshooting people to troubleshooting computers after he came to the states. Not entirely a surprise there, if you know that his second preference for college is Mathematics. Ying is two times Admin Framework MVP awardee (2007-2008).His previous employment experience in the US includes UUNET, MCI WorldCom. MMC (Marsh & McLennan Companies), Merrill Lynch. He is currently employed by Related Companies as a Senior Infrastructure Engineer. He is proficient in virtually all Microsoft products (Office/Back office). His craving for efficiency naturally leads him to scripting, automation and before you know it, PowerShell! He is currently a MCSE (NT4, 2000, 2003) and MCITP Server Administrator. Ying enjoys wines and love to travel. His non work related passion is to advocate Health Living!

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