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Old 31st March 2009
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Using eval() might be an option ... I'll check it out at work tomorrow.

Originally Posted by roddierod
Ok, I see. Trying to write code to use across windows version now there is a headache.
Trying to write *any* code for Windows is a headache IMO ...

Originally Posted by roddierod
Personally I try and stay away from the registry.
How else change system settings from a script?

Originally Posted by roddierod
And wasn't Microsoft suppose to be moving away from the registry with Vista on. Or did that not happen?
Yes, it was planned, just like WinFS and a whole stack of stuff ... Until they scrapped all that and started pretty much over. The code got so complicated and bloated no one could make head or tails from it.
UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things, because that would also stop you from doing clever things.
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