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You cannot use the Reg.exe utility to access 64-bit registry keys on a 64-bit computer from a computer that is running a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003

On a computer that is running a 32-bit version of Windows Server 2003, the Reg.exe utility cannot access 64-bit registry keys on a computer that is running a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2003.

Notes

  • This problem occurs when the 32-bit computer has Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.
  • This problem does not occur on a computer that is running Windows 2000.
  • This problem also occurs on a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Vista.
There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB948698.

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