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How to get the SID of a user in Windows

How to get the SID of a user in Windows

A colleague was trying to modify a user’s registry remotely – specifically a key in their HKey_Current_User (HKCU) hive. ¬†Whilst opening regedit and connecting to the remote system worked without issue, he could not see HKCU. ¬†The solution turned out to be fairly simple.