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How To Back Up The Registry (xp)

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#1 -David-


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Posted 24 January 2006 - 01:33 PM

A simple approach to backing up the registry (XP)

Guide Overview

This guide will explain how to backup the registry to your hard-drive.

  • Click Start
  • Click Run
  • Type in "regedit" (no quotes).
  • Next, click the File menu in the top left.
  • Scroll down to Export
  • Select a easy-to-find location from the resulting box such as the desktop
  • Give your backup registry a name, such as "backup" along with the current date.
It should look like this: Posted Image

:huh: Just a quick note: by default, Windows backs up the registry when you shut down your machine. The above is probably best used for those who are editing registry settings.

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