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#1 rowal5555

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Posted 27 July 2006 - 04:24 AM

Hi All

Every reply regarding the registry emphasises the need to backup before making any alteration.
OK, so you do a backup, alter whatever, then things go to custard.
If the machine is not working properly, how do you replace the registry file with the backup??

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Posted 27 July 2006 - 05:34 AM

How to back up, edit, and restore the registry in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/en-us

I actually recommend a program named ERUNT which backsup the registry at a schedule you set or on specific events and has a restoration utility should you need it.

Erunt
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/erunt.html

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#3 rowal5555

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 06:54 AM

Thanks Enthusiast.

I'll tuck this away for future reference. I have been running ERUNT for some time now and keep a recent registry file safely out of harm's way at My Gmail Space.

Thanks again.

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Posted 28 July 2006 - 07:16 AM

Great idea!
I keep the copies of the Erunt backups on an external drive as well as the primary drive.
Keeping one at Gmail is a great idea as well.




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