copy Settings/server logins from drive image

maxd1010 posted 1 month ago in General

Hi, i reset my computer and i did not save a settings file but i do have a drive image so i can access the raw files.

is there any way to get the Heidisql setting and server logins from file/folder view directly?

ansgar posted 1 month ago

I suppose you have to find the files which contain the registry of your old installation. From Wikipedia:

The location for system registry files in Windows NT is %SystemRoot%\System32\Config; the user-specific HKEY_CURRENT_USER user registry hive is stored in Ntuser.dat inside the user profile.

I recall there are tools which allow you to open these files and export keys from it.

You will need to export the following key (+ subkeys) to a .reg file, and import that file afterwards with HeidiSQL:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\HeidiSQL

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