Windows Forensics Regedit vs Regedt32 Comparison Lab


This Regedit Comparison lab.  This is a demonstration discussion on the difference between the original Regedit which is a 16 bit editor, and the current 32 bit version of this registry editing utility.

You’ll learn about the Windows architecture which is key to understanding how a registry editor works, which utility has security, where object linking and embedding technology were used and why.

You’ll also learn about the different interfaces, how one is more programming oriented than the other, if it’s possible to export output data, and which one only supports key searches.

This is an invaluable as a first lesson or refresher, particularly because you may encounter legacy system as part of your work.  So we’ll discuss in detail why Regedit and Regedit32 are key investigative forensic tools, and what you need to know and understand about utilizing them.


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