Backing Up Windows® 7 Registry
Do you want to know the need and benefits of backing up Windows 7 registry? Read on
Registry stores system configuration and settings information for Windows 7 operating system. When you perform Windows registry backup you will be able to protect your operating system from critical errors, hardware crashes and software failures. Also, by restoring your registry backup to a newly installed system, you will be able to copy all system settings and options used and preferred not to be lost. Registry includes information of all hardware, most software, user accounts, preferences, and more. You can modify registry contents each time when you install or uninstall programs on your computer and it may result in high risk damaging your settings. It is recommended to back up system registry regularly in order to have a stable performance of the computer.
Following are the tips to backup Windows 7 registry:
- Through Registry Backup tool
- Using Registry Editor
- Things to keep in mind
Through Registry Backup tool
Registry Backup tool has special preset, which allows you to back up all registry components including user keys, machine keys and current configuration keys. To backup Windows registry with Registry Backup tool, you need to select 'Registry' in the menu during the process of creation of a new backup task. Then the application may automatically locate all necessary data and add it to the backup set.
Using Registry Editor
You can also back up your registry using the command prompt option. For that you need to open the 'Start' menu and in the search line type 'regedit', then press Enter. Here, the User Account Control will ask you whether you will like to proceed, where you need to click on 'Yes' to continue. A new Registry Editor window will be opened. Then click on 'File' and then click on 'Export' from the drop-down menu. Here you need to name the registry file which you are exporting. After that you need to click on the 'Save' button to save the registry file.
If you are using Registry Backup tool for backing up your Windows 7 registry files then you need to ensure that you are downloading and installing the Registry backup tool from the corresponding authorized website. Also you need to ensure that the system is free from virus. Otherwise there is a chance of these Registry Backup tools of performing inefficiently.
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