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Windows Server 2012 R2 Inside Out: Configuration, Storage, & Essentials by William R. Stanek

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Chapter 8. Managing the registry

Introducing the registry

Understanding the registry structure

Registry root keys

Registry data: How it is stored and used

Registry administration

Backing up and restoring the registry

Maintaining the registry

Securing the registry

Everyone who accesses a computer, whether in a workgroup or on a domain, at one time or another has accessed the Microsoft Windows registry whether the person realizes it or not. Whenever you log on, your user preferences are read from the registry. Whenever you make changes to the system configuration, install applications or hardware, or make other changes to the working environment, the changes are stored in the registry. Whenever you uninstall hardware, applications, or system components, ...

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