How to backup a Registry

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How do you backup a registry?

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This question was answered on March 16, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

When windows xp loads up left click the start button, left click run, this brings up the run dialog box type regedit in the space provided, this brings up the registry editor (be very cautious any changes made here can affect your computer from running at all or some programs may not work) left click the file tab and left click export, select a place to save the file in the save in box by selecting the down arrow and left clicking a destination for example (My Documents) type a name for the file in the file name box for example (registry file), then make sure that export range has the all button selected then left click save button.

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Posted by Ronald of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on March 16, 2005