HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager

Data type


Default value


File name pairs

(There is no default value for this entry.)


Stores the names of files to be renamed when the system restarts.

This entry consists of pairs of file names. The file specified in the first item of the pair is renamed to match the second item of the pair. The system adds this entry to the registry when a user or program tries to rename a file that is in use. The file names are stored in the value of this entry until the system is restarted and they are renamed.

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Windows 2000 does not add this entry to the registry. You can add it by editing the registry or by using a program that edits the registry.

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This entry is maintained by Windows 2000 for internal use only. Do not change the value of this entry.