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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Unleashed, R2 Edition by Alex Lewis, Michael Noel, Rand Morimoto

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Chapter 20. Windows Server 2003 System Registry

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Windows Server 2003 Registry Architecture

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The Windows Server 2003 Registry Editor

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Protecting the Registry

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Maintaining the Registry

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Backing Up the Registry

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The concept of a centralized repository of hardware- and software-related information for a system isn’t new, but it was perfected starting with Windows 95. This central repository was called the Registry. The Registry was designed to overcome the limitations of .ini and .dat files used in previous Microsoft operating systems.

Since its initial implementation, the concept behind ...

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