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Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows Vista, Second Edition by Brian Knittel, Robert Cowart

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Chapter 31. Editing the Registry

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What Is the Registry?

The Windows Registry is a database in which Windows and application programs store all manner of configuration settings, startup information, hardware settings, user preferences, file locations, license and registration information, last-viewed file lists, and so on. In addition, the Registry stores the associations between file types and the applications ...

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