This chapter put your hard-won knowledge from Chapter 12 to good use by showing you a few practical tips and tricks for modifying the Registry. I showed you how to customize the New menu, create application-specific paths, modify the desktop icons, change various file settings, customize the Windows 98 interface, and make a couple of post-Setup alterations. All in all, not a bad day's work.
I'll be using the Registry throughout the rest of this book, but here are a couple of related chapters you might want to check out:
The TweakUI utility offers an easier front-end for some Registry changes. I tell you about it in Chapter 6, “Customizing the Taskbar, Start Menu, and Display.”
For a refresher course in Registry theory and techniques, ...