Warning About Registries

Changing the registry involves considerable risk and this is particularly true on a production machine.

Extreme care needs to be taken.

A backup of the registry prior to any registry change is highly recommended.

Registry Backup

To back up the registry, do the following.

  1. In the Open box, type:RegEdit
  2. Locate the subkey that contains the value you want to edit.
  3. In the File menu, click Export.
  4. In the Save in box, select the location you want to save the backup file.Type a file name in the File name box, then click Save.