Registry Reflection in Windows
Updated: May 8, 2009
File name: RegReflect.docx
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Registry reflection in the 64-bit version of Windows 32-bit On Windows 64-bit (WOW64) copies specific registry keys and values between the 32-bit and 64-bit views of the registry to keep them synchronized, but conflicts can occur. This paper describes mechanisms for controlling registry reflection to prevent conflicts between 32-bit and 64-bit applications.
This information applies for the following operating systems:
Note: Registry reflection has been removed from Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and later releases of Windows.
Included in this white paper: