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The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager 7.52 since version 7.51
Last write time stamps were reported for registry values
Last write time fields were mistakenly reported for registry values. This has been corrected by leaving the fields left blank.
Clipboard menus on text fields restored
CLipboard popup menus and shortcuts have been restored on text fields. Right-clicking on text fields would popup a menu
of an ancestor component rather than provide the user with a menu with clipboard options. This has been fixed.
Signature on registry file monitor updated
Users have complained that they were unable to start the registry monitor due to an error message regarding the
digital signature on the file that provides registry monitoring functionality. The signature has been updated which
fixes the problem.
In bookmark editor, click Search now activates the include filter panel
Click on Search in the bookmark editor would not produce any effect. This has been fixed.
Minor corrections and changes
Some unmnetioned minor changes and fixes have been applied to the software.
The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager 7.51 since version 7.50
Bug fixed: the bookmark editor could display a "list index out of bounds" error
When sorting on columns using the bookmark editor and then selecting another bookmark category on the left pane, an
error message would popup displaying a "list index out of bounds" error. This has been fixed.
Bug fixed: in an intermediary release, registry rootkeys were not displayed when selecting the registry root
In an inermediary release, a bug had slipped in that caused registry rootkeys not to be displayed in registry views. This
has been fixed.
Bug fixed: RRC.EXE: selecting A to select all could be ignored
When running the command line edition of Registrar, in case the program would prompt for a Yes/No/All/Quit, the All option
was sometimes ignored, this has been fixed.
Bug fixed: RRC.EXE: search function with /replace option would not rename all matching values
When using RRC to search and replace on a registry key, it would replace only a part of the matching value names. That
means some value names were left in their original state.
The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager 7.50 since version 7.03
Support for Windows 8 and Windows 2012 Server
Registrar now supports Windows 8 and Windows 2012 Server (both 32-bit and x64 editions).
Bug fixed: when multiple items were selected in a Search view, only the top items would be processed
If multiple items were selected from the matches in the search tool and an action was performed on all selected items, only the visible items
Bug fixed: problem with editing .REG files
A problem related to editing registry files with a .reg extension has been fixed.
Bug fixed: program could terminate with a runtime error
Registrar could unexpectedly terminate with a runtime error message. This has been fixed.
The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager 7.03 since version 7.02
Faster closing, docking and undocking registry editing windows
When closing, docking or undocking a registry editing window with a lot of registry items listed in the tree, it could take a long time. This made it appear
as if the application was locked up. Version 7.03 offers significantly faster closing, docking and undocking
of registry editing windows. Some related problems have been fixed.
Out of memory warning message added
When the memory that is available to Registrar becomes low, the software now displays a warning message in advance. This could happen for instance while
performing an entire search on the whole registry (with an empty string) and leaving the registry monitor running for a while. Even though a system
may be equipped with significantly more memory, for the 32-bit edition of Registrar there will only be a maximum of 2GB of virtual memory available.
Date/time sorting on main registry editing windows problem fixed
The date/time displayed on main registry editing windows would get sorted in the wrong manner (alphabetically) when the column header
was clicked. This problem has been fixed.
Date/time sometimes displayed as UTC instead of local time
The last write time for registry keys on certain registry views were displayed in UTC standard time instead of displayed adjusted to local time.
Select registry key dialog would allow inline editing
The Select registry key dialog displayed when browsing for a registry key allowed inline editing. This has been fixed.
Other minor bug fixes and changes have been made in this release.
The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager 7.02 since version 7.00
New export features
All registry views in Registrar are now equipped to export items in either .reg format or as
a text database. In previous versions, some of the export buttons on some views were not functional or greyed out.
Bug fixed: export buttons not functional
Some of the export buttons on some views were not functional or greyed out. These have been fixed.
Bug fixed: registry editing windows did not maintain their settings between sessions
Registry editing windows did not maintain their settings between sessions. This bug has slipped into an intermediary release and
has been fixed.
Bug fixed: security buttons on registry key property tool were functional even in read-only mode
The security buttons for permissions and auditing in the registry key property tool were functional even if
read-only mode was enabled. This has been fixed.
Bug fixed: string corruption in registry replace function in registry search tool
The registry search tool had a bug if a registry string was replaced. This has been fixed.
Bug fixed: loading of registry hives was not functional
The functionality to temporarily load registry hives into memory was not functional. This has been fixed.
The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager 7 since previous version 6.52
New: separate 32-bit and 64-bit editions
The professional edition of Registrar Registry Manager now comes in two editions, a 32-bit and a 64-bit edition. On x64 versions of
Windows, the 64-bit edition of Registrar offers significant performance improvements and other advantages.
New feature: tabbed interface
The new docking interface allows you to manage registry editing and tool windows in tabs. This feature is optional and can be switched off.
New feature: inclusion and exclusion filters on all registry views
Inclusion and exclusion filters allow you to quickly filter views on your criteria in a non-destructive manner. This feature is optional
and can be switched off (pro version only0.
New feature: improved screen layout
Version 7 offers an improved screen layout with several options. Registry editing and tool windows are arranged with respect to the main application window
Bookmark search has been integrated
The registry bookmark search functionality has been replaced with include and exclude filters in the bookmarks view.
At every lengthy operation Registrar now displays a progress view displaying what it is doing
Registry backup stay on top button
The registry backup tool has been equipped with a stay on top button like all other tool windows.
Bug fixed: registry search could hang
A registry search operation could hang on previous versions of Registrar
Bug fixed: editing permissions on a remote machine could cause a crash
Editing registry permissions on a remote registry key could sometimes cause the software to crash. This has been fixed.
Bug fixed: RRC.EXE SetPermissions command would crash
The SetPermissions command of RRC could sometimes cause the software to crash. This has been fixed.
Version 7 comes with a long list of performance improvements and optimizations. Reopening last accessed windows at startup is much faster.
Cursor and window flicker has been reduced.
Several other improvements
Registrar 7 comes with several other improvements which are not specified in detail.
The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager since previous version 6.50
Manifest updated for runtime themes and privileges
Registrar would run with runtime themes disabled on some systems and the program is now automatically run with highest privileges available.
Removed check for HtmlHelp
No longer is checked for the presence of HtmlHelp when run the first time.
Updated license agreement
The license agreement has been updated and reflects easier terms.
Updated help and FAQ
Help and FAQ have been updated.
The following changes were made to Registrar Registry Manager since previous version 6.02.
Support for Windows 7
Registrar Registry Manager now supports all versions of Windows 7.
Registry Monitor read, write, successful and failed operations are functional again
Previous version of Registrar would ignore these options, they are now functional again.
Regular expression search bugs fixed
Bugs in the regular expression option in the registry search tool could make this function useless. Problems have been fixed.
Selecting registry and tool windows causes them to get restored automatically
It is no longer required to manually restore registry or tool windows which are in the minimized state when they get selected.
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