.REG - File Extension for Registry Data Files

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What is REG? REG, short name for Registry, is used as the file extension for Registry Data files. .REG files are text files that are used to store Windows Registry entries. See the sample .REG file included below.

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File Extension: .REG

MIME Type: text/plain

File Content: Registry Data

.REG files are Registry Data files, that are used to store Windows Registry entries. Here is a sample .REG Registry Data file, OemVer.reg:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\INTEL\Network_Services\DMIX]
"OEMVersion"="15.7.176.0"
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Products\F1B6B9C8E8A0A2046AC011B0BB836DE7]
"ProductName"=""
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstal...}]
"DisplayVersion"="15.7.176.0"
"DisplayName"="Intel(R) Network Connections 15.7.176.0"
"WindowsInstaller"=dword:00000000
"UninstallString"="MsiExec.exe /i{8C9B6B1F-0A8E-402A-A60C-...} ARPREMOVE=1"
"Version"=dword:0F07B000
"DisplayIcon"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,59,00,53,00,54,00,45,00,4D,00,52,00,4...

.REG Registry Data file sample: Click sample.reg to download.

Since .REG files are in text format, you can use Notepad or any text editor to create or modify them. No special software is needed.

For for information on how to use .REG Registry Data files, see links below:

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