I have a dual boot system. The need arised to look into the Windows registry on the Windows partition without prior rebooting. How can that be done?

  • A Google search turns out this site. See also this
    – lcd047
    Jul 9, 2015 at 12:41
  • Debian-based systems have hivexsh in a package: sudo apt install libhivex-bin.
    – mivk
    Dec 13, 2018 at 14:44

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I found this : http://linux.die.net/man/1/hivexsh

And, the hivex library comes with bindings for OCaml, Perl, Python and Ruby.

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