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The Importance Of The Windows Registry

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 1

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Windows Registry is a database of all settings and options of the Windows operating system, installed on your PC. Windows registry is one of the most vital components of the PC.

Registry Editor is, for all reasonable purposes, the registry itself. Registry Values are name/data pairs stored within keys. Registry problems can occur for many reasons, including references left behind after uninstallation; incorrect removal of software; missing or corrupt hardware drivers; or orphaned start-up programs. Registry repair software is like the best car mechanic; it can diagnose problems, fix broken down components, free up stuck mechanisms and get your computer back to speeding down the Internet highway. Registry cleaners are a great maintenance tool for your PC.

Windows XP was the first system to integrate these two programs into one, adopting the old REGEDIT. Windows supports several methods to back up and restore the registry:System Restore can back up the registry and restore it as long as Windows is bootable, or from the Windows Recovery Environment starting with Windows Vista. Windows will restart and try to fix the problem.

The registry contains two basic elements: keys and values. In this sense, the entire registry is like an associative array where the keys (in both the registry sense and dictionary sense) form a hierarchy, and the values are all strings. The Registry Editor allows users to perform the following functions:Creating, manipulating, renaming and deleting registry keys, subkeys, values and value data Importing and exporting.

With a Windows registry checker, you can backup and restore windows registry. The backup/restore function of the tool let you backup your whole Windows Registry so you can use it to restore the registry to the current status in case you encounter some system failure. This makes them easier to backup, and easier to delete when I decide to restart from scratch. If the main gets corrupted, the backup kicks in. You will be able to restore any changes made using the software by choosing Restore registry backup. The backup can be easily restored if the system becomes unstable.

Problems with the Windows Registry are a common causes of problems, error messages, possibly making your computer system unusable. Problems with your registry will lead to application and operating system seizures and crashes. Cleaning your registry is the easiest way to help avoid these common problems. A bit of precautionary learning can save you from buying a new computer or going through the cumbersome process of fixing your registry.

As part of its Clean Up scan, the Windows Live OneCare safety scanner offers a free registry cleaner. Running this scan is a great way to rid your PC of clutter and keep it running at its speediest. You can then choose to remove all the items the scanner finds or select items individually for removal. The full-service scan checks your registry automatically.


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May 18, 2010 12:14am
WilfordSy
Indeed it's very important to keep the windows registry clean. I usually use Registry Mechanic to fix my own PC. Great article!
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