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Backing Up The Windows Registry

Manual steps to back up the whole registry
In Windows XP Pro, XP Home, and Server 2003, back up the whole registry using the Windows Backup utility to back up the system state. The system state includes the registry, the COM+ Class Registration Database, and your boot files. For more information about using the Backup utility to back up the system state, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

XP Professional, XP Home, Server 2003

308422(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308422/) How to use Backup to back up files and folders on your computer in Windows XP

320820(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320820/) How to use the Backup utility to back up files and folders in Windows XP Home Edition

326216 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326216/) How to use the Backup feature to back up and restore data in Windows Server 2003

Windows 2000

322755 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322755/en-us) How to back up, edit, and restore the registry in Windows 2000

Windows ME, 98, 95

322754 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322754/en-us) How To Backup, Edit, and Restore the Registry in Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows Me

183887 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/183887/EN-US/) The Windows Registry Checker Tool (Scanreg.exe) Windows 98/98/ME




Common Causes of a slow PC
So what causes a PC to run slow?  There are many causes. Read about some of the most common here.
Editing the Registry
The Registry is a database of nearly all the settings for Windows operating system and most of your installed applications. Learn how to edit and clean it yourself.
Removing Spyware
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Removing Viruses
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Removing Browser Highjacks
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