Chapter 3. Backing Up the Registry

Mistakes happen—whether they are due to your own silly errors or to users’ meddling with the registry when they shouldn’t. Nothing can happen that warrants a lot of anxiety, however. Ninety-nine times out of 100, the tools you learn about in this chapter can prevent or overcome any registry error. Because I know how to use these tools, there’s been only one time when I broke a computer so badly that I gave up and reinstalled Microsoft Windows XP. The sad part was that after spending hours reinstalling the operating system and incumbent applications, I discovered an easy fix for the problem. ...

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