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Register

Updated: January 21, 2005

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

Register

Registers a program so that it has special execution characteristics.

Syntax

register FileName [{/system | /user}] [/v]

Parameters
FileName
Specifies the name of the file you want to register.

/system
Registers FileName as a system global resource.

/user
Registers FileName as a user global resource.

/v
Displays additional information.

/?
Displays help at the command prompt.

Remarks
  • Only administrators can use register.

  • Some complex applications and subsystems need to execute in a system global context to establish resources that are common to more than one logon.

  • Registration data for a program is recognized only when the program is installed. If you issue a register command for a program that is already installed, the changes take effect the next time the program is installed.

Examples

To register a program as a system global resource, type:

register program.exe /system

To register a program as a user global resource, type:

register program.exe /user

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Format Meaning

Italic

Information that the user must supply

Bold

Elements that the user must type exactly as shown

Ellipsis (...)

Parameter that can be repeated several times in a command line

Between brackets ([])

Optional items

Between braces ({}); choices separated by pipe (|). Example: {even|odd}

Set of choices from which the user must choose only one

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Code or program output

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