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'Purge' registry values? What does it mean?


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#1 Shandley

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Posted 23 March 2009 - 04:57 PM

What does it mean to "purge" registry values? I am getting help from Microsoft and I was told to purge certain registry values.

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Posted 23 March 2009 - 05:21 PM

I'm 99% sure it means delete
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Posted 23 March 2009 - 05:43 PM

Thanks... Can anyone confirm this?

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Posted 23 March 2009 - 05:48 PM

What...exactly...were you told to do and why?

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Posted 23 March 2009 - 05:49 PM

Yes, to remove or delete
They do have you backing up the registry first, correct?

http://vistasupport.mvps.org/backup_the_registry.htm
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