Restoring the Registry from a Backup
Consult a qualified technician to complete the suggested changes. Please contact Customer Support if you or your technician has questions or concerns about the information on this page.
This article contains information about modifying the registry. Improperly editing the registry can lead to software corruption and data loss. Before you modify the registry, make sure you back up the registry and understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. This step-by-step article describes how to add, modify, or delete registry sub keys and values. By proceeding beyond this point, you acknowledge that you understand the risks inherent in incorrectly editing the registry and that by proceeding, you agree to accept these risks.
If you do not feel comfortable completing the following registry changes, we strongly recommend that you consult a qualified technician to make the suggested changes for you. Please contact Customer Support if you or your technician have questions or concerns about the information on this page.
Take the following steps to restore a registry key from a backup:
- Locate and double-click the backup file.
NOTE: The backup file has a .reg extension.
- Click Yes on the Registry Editor window to proceed with the restore.