Use regfile to export or import a registry

Article ID: 13871201

Issue / Question

How to save and load registry file on Psion Windows CE mobile computers?

Applicable To

Psion Windows CE mobile computers

Resolution / Answer

Export Registry

1. Open 'Run' dialog box then type regfile

2. This will open a pop-up window to save the registry to a .DAT file -- registry.dat. Default save location is root \ (\My Device)

3. Tap [OK] to save


Import Registry

To merge a registry file the command regfile must be followed with the full path to the registry file.


regfile \flash disk\registry.dat

The registry file header must be REGEDIT4 for import to work.



+ Applicable Products

  • 7530 G2 Mobile Computer
  • 8515 Vehicle-mounted Computer
  • 8525 G2 Vehicle-mounted Computer
  • 8530 G2 Vehicle-mounted Computer
  • Omnii XT15
  • Omnii XT15 Mobile Computer Series
  • VH10 Vehicle-mounted Computer
  • Workabout Pro 3
  • Workabout Pro 4 Mobile Computer