Monday, August 27, 2007

Something about registry

The Windows Registry is a database where all the information about your computer is stored. Everything from colors, installed applications, or changes you make in Control Panel, are included in the Registry database.

If you want to extend the customization of Windows, you'll need to understand the Registry, and how it works.

It is possible to break Windows by changing the Registry. Any changes you make should be done with caution. If you take the simple step of making a backup copy of the Registry, you virtually eliminate the possibility of disaster. This is explained in detail in another chapter. Users of Windows for Newbies will find this a very simple operation to perform

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