Transferring Putty settings

Ever tried to migrate your Putty settings from one system to another? It turns out it’s a one-liner. At the Start > Run or “Search Programs and Files” input box, simply paste:

regedit.exe /E "%UserProfile%\Desktop\putty-settings.reg" "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SimonTatham"

For some reason, under XP, doing it from the Run prompt mean’t fiddling with case, whereas doing it from a DOS command prompt didn’t care about case (“%UsErPrOfIlE%” and “%USERprofile% and “%userprofile%” all worked, and so did “/e”).

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