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Re: Is it possible to exclude a registry key ???

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I was thinking  what´s happens if  exclude whole ntuser.dat file...

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Re: Is it possible to exclude a registry key ???

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HermanSchenk wrote:

I was thinking  what´s happens if  exclude whole ntuser.dat file...

Probably, not much. ntuser.dat is a file, which if excluded, would not be scanned 'as a binary file.' A binary file scan has nothing to do with the 'registry' and I am not sure whether this file can be scanned at all, given it is locked by the kernel (for each logged in user). Further, I would not find much value in a binary scan of a database file (user registry hive). It is the interpretation of the data and the use of the data that has impact on the system (such as startup entries). Simply excluding a binary scan of ntuser.dat would have little impact.

And what about the rest of the registry?

Ron Metzger

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Re: Is it possible to exclude a registry key ???

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Yes, yes, I know that ! in fact my first answer was that is not possible to exclude registry keys , but I think to help if customer has very heavy footprint when registry is read, so what about exclude \System32\Config where the registry data files live?

the footprint decrease or is the same?

I don´t know ´cos I does not have that issue 

sorry for my poor english !

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