Articles tagged: Windows registry

Registry Editor

Why Doesn’t Microsoft Dump the Registry?

The registry is a database that is needed for the complex issues Windows tries to solve. With that complexity, though, comes the potential for error.

Windows 7 Boot Options

How Do I Restore a Registry Backup if I Can’t Boot?

For a full, catastrophic failure where you cannot reboot into Windows, it may not be possible to restore a registry backup. You may need to have previously done a full system backup that you could then restore to get your machine working once again.