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Hive based registry for Windows CE 7 on Virtual PC? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Can anybody explain (or post a working OS design) how to configure a hive based registry for Windows CE 7 on Virtual PC? I'm creating OS images that boot from VHDs that are similar to those that DiskPrep creates (http://archive.msdn.microsoft.com/DiskPrep).

    Now I'd like to have a hive based registry that is saved to the VHD as well, since this would greatly simplify certain testing/development tasks. Has anybody something like that gotten to work?

    Cheers
    Kartoffelsalat

    Friday, March 18, 2011 10:55 AM

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  • Enable hive based registry under catlog file and de select ram based registry

     

    Also verify following settings ...

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\init\BootVars]
        "Start DevMgr"=dword:1

       
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\StorageManager\Profiles\...]
        "MountAsBootable"=dword:1
        "AutoMount"=dword:1
        "AutoPart"=dword:1
        "AutoFormat"=dword:1
        "MountAsBootable"=dword:1
      
     

    Regards,

    Misbah


    Senior Design Engineer T.E.S Electronic Solutions (Bangalore-India) www.tesbv.com email-misbah.khan@tesbv.com
    Friday, March 18, 2011 1:10 PM
  • Since the  VHD is treated as normal ATA Hard Drive in VirtualPC, so you can enable the hive-based registry by
    set PRJ_ENABLE_FSREGHIVE=1 (for detail, trace the public\COMMON\oak\files\common.reg for the setting enabled by PRJ_ENABLE_FSREGHIVE flag) and http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee479112(WinEmbedded.70).aspx
    Also the "Start DevMgr" has been deprecated and replaced by [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\init\BootVars\Init]
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee490554.aspx

    Saturday, March 19, 2011 12:04 AM
  • I only got around to try this today, works fine. Thank you.
    Thursday, March 31, 2011 5:28 PM
  • Hey

    Can you show me how to do this in detail? I'm new to this program

    Cheers 
    Wednesday, July 6, 2011 5:47 AM